Partner Music – “Patu”

XVI Records, who describe themselves as "a label on a journey to the sun," welcomes label newcomer, Partner Music, with a feature on their High Praise Edits series of "Patu."  This one's a funky mix of infectious groove, bass lines, and beats, punctuated by a mesmerizing acapella loop from a long lost Bollywood track.  A … Continue reading Partner Music – “Patu”

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Versaam – Warmsummer EP

Ellis Newton, aka Versaam, has released a quick clip of R&B and soul inspired mixes on his latest EP, Warmsummer, put together throughout the last few months in anticipation of a larger project to be completed some time in the fall.  The Berkeley-based artist and DJ took less than a day to produce many of … Continue reading Versaam – Warmsummer EP

Music To Soothe The Savage Beast – KUNM 89.9 FM (10:0opm-1:00am) – Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Keeping it real by playing the latest in DIY artists across the globe. Check out the playlist for my latest blog radio show on KUNM!  You can also check out the two-week archive for this and other shows with audio commentary. This week’s show features new indie rock, garage, lo-fi, and punk music from independent … Continue reading Music To Soothe The Savage Beast – KUNM 89.9 FM (10:0opm-1:00am) – Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

ABQ Back On Track Blog Radio – KUNM 89.9 FM (1:30-4:00pm) – Monday, June 25th, 2018

Stay cool this summer with the latest in independent music! Check out the playlist for my latest blog radio show on KUNM!  You can also check out the two-week archive for this and other shows with audio commentary. This week’s show features new indie rock, hip-hop, electronic, R&B and so much more from artists like … Continue reading ABQ Back On Track Blog Radio – KUNM 89.9 FM (1:30-4:00pm) – Monday, June 25th, 2018

Humble Braggers – “Reckless”

"Reckless" is the newest single of Buffalo foursome, Humble Braggers.  The simple and fun track plays an upbeat rhythm off of somewhat subdued vocals until blasting off in the chorus as lead single Tom Burtless cries out, "I know I'm reckless!" in full on electropop glory.  Look out for their EP, Cycle, dropping at the … Continue reading Humble Braggers – “Reckless”

Sugar Candy Mountain – “Stickeen”

Though Sugar Candy Mountain's latest album, Do Right, was released back in May, the Oakland psychedelia-pop duo took charge of grabbing the potential for "summer hit" by the horns with a Beach Boy's-esque breezy classic in the making.  "Stickeen" is buried as the second to last track, almost criminally as if an after-thought on the … Continue reading Sugar Candy Mountain – “Stickeen”

NAO – “Another Lifetime”

Two years removed from her critically acclaimed debut album, For All We Know, NAO has dropped a new single in anticipation of her soon-to-be-released sophomore effort.  "Another Lifetime" has all the genre-bending synth elements that have become somewhat of her signature, while pushing her vocals forward in an emotionally raw accounting of finding peace from … Continue reading NAO – “Another Lifetime”