Tag Archive | "artsy"

John Grant “Black Belt”

Thursday, April 11, 2013

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John Grant “Black Belt”

A song of the year candidate, this cut from the former Czars frontman brings sass, a bumping beat, and a vocab lesson.

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Shabazz Palaces “Swerve… the reeping of all that is worthwhile (Noir not withstanding)”

Saturday, July 21, 2012

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Shabazz Palaces “Swerve… the reeping of all that is worthwhile (Noir not withstanding)”

With a little help from THEEsatisfaction, Butterfly of Digable Planets proves he's never sounded better.

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Premiere: Snake Rattle Rattle Snake “Paperskin (ManyColoredBeast mix)”

Thursday, July 19, 2012

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Premiere: Snake Rattle Rattle Snake “Paperskin (ManyColoredBeast mix)”

We begin our annual UMS coverage with the debut of a remix from these Denver favorites' debut LP.

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The History of Panic “The Chase” + “Anthem for Panic” (Premiere)

Monday, July 16, 2012

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The History of Panic “The Chase” + “Anthem for Panic” (Premiere)

Enjoy a world premiere and another album track from Detroit's Gerald Roesser.

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Easter Island “Frightened”

Friday, July 13, 2012

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Easter Island “Frightened”

A majestic track from this Athens-based band of brothers.

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Mission of Burma “Second Television”

Thursday, July 5, 2012

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Mission of Burma “Second Television”

This seminal post-punk act continues through their stellar second act of their career.

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Adams and Eves “Underwater Savior”

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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Adams and Eves “Underwater Savior”

An ornate yet intimate performance in the vein of The Ladybug Transistor, The Decemberists, and Garlic.

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I Break Horses “Winter Beats”

Thursday, October 20, 2011

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I Break Horses “Winter Beats”

This Swedish duo fashions post-shoegaze sounds in the vein of peers like M83.

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Selebrities “Can’t Make Up My Mind”

Monday, October 17, 2011

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Selebrities “Can’t Make Up My Mind”

This Brooklyn trio whips up a single they describe as "summertime goth."

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Hospital Ships “Love or Death”

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

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Hospital Ships “Love or Death”

This one-man Kansas act evokes The Beatles and The Flaming Lips.

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Founds “Holograms”

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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Founds “Holograms”

A distinctly northern hemisphere sound from this Australian dream-pop act.

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The Irrepressibles “Forget the Past”

Thursday, September 22, 2011

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The Irrepressibles “Forget the Past”

Orchestral melodrama done right on a track from this British ten-piece act's new debut.

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