Looking for that first act to take into the new year with you? Allow LA Based act Electric Guest to be your first entry. Composed of Asa Taccone & Matthew Compton, the psychedelic R&B duo will be nice welcome to the sound of 2012. We can guarantee you’ll agree. Enjoy their track ‘Troubleman’ below, debut
30. Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx – We’re New Here Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx – My Cloud 29. Elzhi – Elmatic Elzhi – One Love 28. Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes Lykke Li – Youth Knows No Pain 27. St. Vincent – Strange Mercy St. Vincent – Cruel 26. Drive – Original Motion Picture
JJ returns with a new visual for their latest track ‘VI,’ those Swedes sure do know how to make music. Enjoy the beautiful Olivia Kastebring directed video above.
The Staves have been warming our hearts and we’re looking forward to a breakout year from the lovely sibling trio. Here’s a delightful Mahogany Session performance of ‘The Motherlode,’ fall in love with the harmonies above. Their latest ‘Mexico‘ Ep is available now.
Pop rocker FOE (Hannah Clark) returns with a smashing effort from her upcoming debut ‘Bad Dream Hotline‘ set to sail on January 16th, 2012. You can get a first listen to ‘Cold Hard Rock’ below, guaranteed to make your day a little edgier. FOE – Cold Hard Rock Cold Hard Rock by FOE
Japanese anime shows, Black Lagoon and Cowboy Bebop inspired visuals made this one of the more unique works of the year. Jhene Aiko – Snapped Synchronized roller skate-dancing visuals at Venice Beach made this groovy tune worth noting. Princeton – To the Alps Director- Sean Barret Marina Diamindis went all EDM (Electronic Dance Music) on
Polica features members (Ryan Olson and singer Channy Casselle lead the group,) of the super collective Gayngs. We can thank one of our readers for this find. Their track ‘Wandering Star’ from the extremely impressive debut ‘Give You The Ghost‘ is below. You can begin your band crush now. Polica – Wandering Star Wandering Star
Chan Marshall delivers a seven-minute visual for a new version of (originally from her ’96 album What Would the Community Think) ‘Kings Ride By.’ The video was directed by Giovanni Ribisi and features Manny Pacquiao. Not a bad track to listen to while hitting the speed bag if you ask us. Expect a new Lp
This video along with their performance on Jimmy Fallon put Tyler the Creator and his crew on the map. This kid had an insane 2011 and the buzz from this track can be thank for this.. Tyler the Creator – Yonkers Director – Wolf Haley One of the most original and feel good videos of
Already tipped you off a few days back on the catchy fun loving tune ‘Come Save Me’ from rising upstart Jagwar Ma. Enjoy the recently released fun looking visuals for the track above. We’re seriously digging on this.
Niki & The Dove manages to bring holiday cheer in just under one minute. To be exact this is fifty one seconds of your life that you’ll be glad you wasted. Enjoy the lovely Nat King Cole classic ‘The Christmas Song’ below. Those Swedes sure do know how to make us smile. Niki and The Dove
Recent BRIT Critics’ Choice Award winner and cafe favorite Emeli Sande recently shot a new documentary about her HIGHLY anticipated debut album ‘Our Version Of Events.‘ The footage displays her early dealings in the music scene, a visit to her old schooling and some upcoming cuts from the Lp. We’ve been saying this and we’ll repeat ourselves again,