Category Archive: New Music

Young the Giant


Have you ever kicked yourself for waiting so long to buy an album once you’ve realized how great a band is? That’s how I feel about Young the Giant. The first few times… Continue reading

Little Dragon


You’ll find Little Dragon collaborating with¬†Gorrilaz and SBTRKT on some pretty amazing tracks. On their own they produce an electronic, chill-groove sound that pulls inspiration from vastly different genres. Layers of sound including… Continue reading

Passion Pit


I had a friend–who’s advice on music I’ve since learned to ignore– tell me that Passion Pit was a garbage band with no substance. Considering I was a pretty big fan of his… Continue reading

Ambulance LTD


In the first few weeks of Spring when the air is still cold and the sunlight catches you from ¬†a farther distance than it should, so that it just barely warms your skin–the… Continue reading

Generationals


Sometimes you need a band that just makes you happy– Toe-tapping, dancing-in-your-seat happy. I stumbled across the Generationals one night, looking for new music and I was amazed at how quickly I was… Continue reading

Throwback: Kimbra


Lately it seems everyone is in love with Gotye‘s single, Somebody that I used to know. I am as well but amidst a conversation about that song a dear friend asked if I’d… Continue reading

The Kooks


I first heard The Kooks while driving through LA for one getaway or another– which may have influenced my appreciation of them. Regardless, I love them. Their first hit and my first encounter with them was Naive (2006), from Inside In / Inside Out.