Jelly Crystal – “Now Awake”

The moody melody genius is back after releasing the debut EP, Coming Up, last year off of Gothenburg label, West Coast Recordings.  The solo project of Filip Johnson, Jelly Crystal’s newest track is equal parts dramatic pop and glam rock, while channeling the likes of Bowie, Ariel Pink, and Scott Walker, who he calls “imaginary … Continue reading Jelly Crystal – “Now Awake”


Men I Trust – “I Hope To Be Around”

Out of Montreal comes another pop single from a band who self-describe as an indie-dance band, though you may find yourself just swaying only slightly to this laid back, dreamy track.  Men I Trust have brought some of my favorite singles of the past couple of years, especially my first encounter via “Lauren.”  If you … Continue reading Men I Trust – “I Hope To Be Around”

Steve Buscemi’s Dreamy Eyes – “Swim Deep”

Why did I decide to write up something about this Stockholm-based indie-pop quartet, and their new single off of Rama Lama Records?  Well, for starters, I think it’s awesome that there are people around the world who think like I do about Steve Buscemi’s eyes.  I feel at the same time liberated and validated.  If … Continue reading Steve Buscemi’s Dreamy Eyes – “Swim Deep”

LANY – “Pancakes”

It's pretty slow going in the new indie music scene, as most artists are out on tour and hitting the festival circuits versus putting out new music on the platforms I closely follow.  So, when I ran through my SoundCloud stream this morning, and came up relatively empty, I thought I'd take some time to … Continue reading LANY – “Pancakes”

Lully’s “Toute les Chansons” EP

The mysterious producer, Lully, released a compilation of three amazing songs today via SoundCloud, which are collectively entitled, Toute les Chansons.  This translates roughly to "All Songs," and represents exactly that:  everything we have heard from this masterful future synth-pop artist to date.  Not much else is quite known about this artist (you're welcome to … Continue reading Lully’s “Toute les Chansons” EP

Micky Blue’s “Famous”

Micky Blue, the London-based, NYC-raised queen of haunted pop, has released another track describing the woes of having to let go of someone that just isn't with you for the right reasons.  "Famous" documents how those decisions can be tough, but hopefully liberating for those who want to be seen and loved for who they … Continue reading Micky Blue’s “Famous”

Toro y Moi’s “Girl Like You”

"Girl Like You" is taken from Toro y Moi's forthcoming album, "Boo Boo," out July 7th, 2017 on Carpark Records. Toro y Moi (a.k.a. Chaz Bundick or Chaz Bear) said in a recent statement that his latest album was inspired by a combination of Daft Punk, Frank Ocean, and Travis Scott, all of whom can … Continue reading Toro y Moi’s “Girl Like You”