Covers Indie Pop

machineheart – Chocolate (The 1975 cover)

I’ve heard some people avoid The 1975 due to the lead singer sounding like Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy. While I can hear some similarity, I personally enjoy both of those bands, so quit hatin’. Even if you can’t get into The 1975’s sound, you have to appreciate their penchant for crafting solid hits […]

Hip-Hop Indie Mixtape Rap

NEW MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 11-18-12

An overstuffed mix of the latest indie cuts just in time for Thanksgiving. Previous mixtape mainstays include Local Natives, who return with “Breakers” and prep the follow-up to one of my favorite albums of the past 10 years. Elsewhere, K-Os continues to show why he is one of hip-hop’s most diverse acts on “The Dog […]

Folk Indie

The Catch Up Part 2: Bouts, Solomon Grey, Red Clover Ghost & The 1975

More great music hitting my inbox. Only about 400 unread e-mails to go… Bouts – We Tried Dublin’s Bouts are coming off a buzzworthy appearance at CMJ and after listening to “We Tried”, I can see why. The garage rock track has a plethora of guitar and a melody that has been circling in my […]