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Afro Pop Covers

The Very Best – Maso Luso (Mumford & Sons cover)

Afro pop outfit The Very Best recently played with Mumford & Sons as part of the Gentelmen of The Road tour. In doing so, The Very Best did what many cannot do: cover Mumford & Sons. The band put their own triumphant spin on “Below My Feet” as they only could. Stream below. BONUS: Dan […]

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Covers Electronic Indie JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 8-1-12

The month’s edition features the return of two of my favorite acts in the past few years in Lord Huron and the xx. Elsewhere, the mixtape features quality tracks from new albums by Passion Pit, The Very Best and Two Door Cinema Club. On top of that, Arctic Monkeys cover The Beatles, Cody ChesnuTT brings […]

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Afro Pop

The Very Best – We Ok ft K’NAAN

Between “Rain Dance” and “Warm Heart Of Africa”, The Very Best were already mandatory for Summer playlists. The K’NAAN featured & Bruno Mars co-written “We OK” continues that trend and even adds some synth and stutter drum to the mix. One week til 4th of July! Catch The Very Best on tour this Summer: August […]

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Afro Pop

Stream: The Very Best-Super Mom

If this doesn’t make you ready for summertime, I don’t know what will. The Very Best aka the gents behind “Warm Heart of Africa”, “Rain Dance” and many other safari/beach party ready tracks are back. The title track from their soon to be released Super Mom mixtape is streaming and is quite quite good. Hopefully, […]

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Indie remix

Artist Submissions: Yukon Ho, yOya, Alan Wilkis

I’ve had some more interesting artists frequent my inbox as of late. Here are the few that made the cut. Yukon Ho Matt & Kim’s gem single, “Daylight” (amazing video btw), has been getting a lot of attention thanks to Bacardi. Yukon Ho (named after a comic fav. of mine) decided to pass along this […]