CISAR – High Horses

The brothers Thompson aka Johnny Headband have returned, but not as Johnny Headband. Their latest project CISAR (with Christophe Zajek-Denek abd Hohn Nashrecently) released “High Horses”, which moves away from the electro/new wave nature of JH. The lead track is a midtempo cut with a fuller sound including guitar, congas, keys and eloquently builds to […]

Detroit Indie

FREE ALBUM: Johnny Headband – Who Cooks For You?

If free releases like “Over There” and “And Then Again” weren’t enough reason to support Johnny Headband, the buzzing band just released their debut, Who Cooks For You for free download. The styles of Who Cooks For You are appealing to fans of many genres ranging from indie rock (“Pineapple Triangle”) to Beck/LCD-inspired new wave […]

Detroit Indie Pop

MP3: Johnny Headband – And Then Again

Johnny Headband is back with a new video and free download of their latest “And Then Again”. The second single from Who Cooks For You is somewhat reminiscent of Beck, starting off with buzzing guitar and throws in a variety of sounds. Before you know it, the hook is embedded in your head indefinitely. These […]

JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 1-27-12

Influence is largely the theme of the majority of mixtape number two for this week. Teen Daze kicks things off with an Earth, Wind & Fire sampling dance party. Speaking of influence, does the piano fueled opening of Miike Snow’s “Devil’s Work” remind anyone else of Van Halen’s “Right Now”? I swear I just flashbacked […]

Detroit Electronic

MP3 & Video: Johnny Headband – Over There

Forgive me for the catch-up that is about to ensue. I have about 20 drafts from the end of last year and its time to share all of the good tunes. Johnny Headband is another collective of Detroit artists who have their hands in other projects (Lettercamp, Electric Six, Desktop), but play together nicely as […]