Beach House – Norway


Melted harmonies and drenched chords with breathy vocals.

Broken Social Scene – Sweetest Kill


This song lingers in your mind spinning it’s dismal tale sweetly through your thoughts.

Generationals – I Never Know


This is the Rock ‘n’ Roll of our generation. The Generationals pull off a pretty cool tone with heavy use of electronic beats. This time they’ve taken it back a little– turned up the… Continue reading

Mikhail Paskalev


Kind of like if Elvis and The Beatles had a baby. If you’re not dancing right now, you should probably check your pulse and make sure you’re still breathing.

Vampire Weekend – Step


The song, the melody, the lyrics, the beats–all are enough to make me more optimistic and centered in the moment.

Born Ruffians


Angsty, new age punk with introspective lyrics and pop rhythms.

Official Welcome Notice


Hello Potential Fan-

It occurred to me that we may not have actually met yet…

The Lumineers – Stubborn Love


If you decide to just sit down and really listen to a song, this would be it. Kill me with sorrow, and then lift me from the ashes. The Lumineers, Stubborn Love (2012).

Blood Orange


There’s a really great retro vibe– a cross between the ’80s and the glam-rock ’70s. It’s sassy, stylish and subdued.

Grizzly Bear


Magical, fantastical, orchestral rock. Poignant lyrics subdued by powerful music.

The Killers


The Killers have created their own style and made it classic with unmistakeable vocals and uplifting progressions.

Miike Snow – Sylvia


It’s funny how discovering music is like following a trail of breadcrumbs. I can’t quite recount the steps that brought me to Miike Snow, but I am so glad they did. I especially… Continue reading

I Blame Coco – Caesar


Deep, raspy female vocals that echo over pop dance base lines typical to British Rock. Reminiscent of Bloc Party. From the start I Blame Coco incites your attention. She’s got the J’ne Sais Quoi that… Continue reading

Discovery – Swing Tree


If Vampire Weekend and Grizzly Bear had a baby, Discovery would be it. Swing Tree, (2009).

Jeff Buckley


When Buckley sings, your spirit lightens. If you care to know anything about music, you’ve got to know about him.

Toro Y Moi


Futuristic Beats, Chillwave, Soul? It’s hard to say which one. I don’t know for sure what I’m hearing, but I like it. Toro Y Moi gives us Underneath the Pine-– and from the… Continue reading

Bon Iver – I Can’t Make You Love Me/Nick of Time


Simply a beautiful rendition. I love his voice, so full of emotion and vulnerability– a haunting, echoing, shell of a voice.  I Can’t Make You Love Me/Nick of Time, (2011).

Vampire Weekend


It’s funny how sometimes a name really describes a band, and then others it just doesn’t… at all? You’d think Vampire Weekend alludes to gothic, pale kids that like to cut themselves, but… Continue reading

The Whitest Boy Alive – Burning


I came across this song the other day, I just wanted to listen to it on repeat. It’s got a solid beat and up-tempo style but the subdued lyrics keep it from being… Continue reading

The XX – Islands


Islands, is a demure love song by The xx. Simple, poetic lyrics set to gentle chords. Somewhat reminiscent of beatnik culture. I love the timid female vocals quivering in contrast to the grainy,… Continue reading