Category Archives: Music

A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession – Soul Edition!

By Lee Cahill Artist: Charles Bradley From: Brooklyn, NY Label:  Daptone / Dunham Records Sounds Like:  The ghost of James Brown Reason to listen: This man has the SADDEST life story, evident in his interviews, and when he sings “Why … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession

By Sarah Besnard Artist: Trailer Trash Tracys Listen: From: London, UK Label: Double Six Records Sounds Like: Fuzzy pop Reason to listen: They’re going on a European tour with the Vaccines next week! Go see them! More: http://trailertrashtracys.com/ Artist: MKRNI … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession

By Sarah Besnard Artist: Netherlands Listen: “Something Or Nothing” From: Southampton/LondonUK Label: Unsigned Sounds Like: Indie Folk Reason to listen: As their facebook page states, “the band, led by singer Jacob Scott, have recently recorded their debut E.P. with producer/engineer combo … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession

By Sarah Besnard Artist: Trust Listen: From: Toronto, Canada Label: Arts and Crafts Sounds Like: Indie Dance/electronic in the vein of Austra but with a darker with lo-fi vocals. Reason to listen: The band is a duo featuring Maya Postepski … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession

Artist: Doldrums Listen: “I’m Homesick Sittin’ Up Here In My Satellite” From: Toronto Label: No Pain in Pop Sounds like: Amazing! Heavily edited electronic music – almost like you wrote a song and then you mashed it up with itself. … Continue reading

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CMJ Showcase: Emily Greene

By Lee Cahill You might remember Emily Greene from our “A Case of the Emilys” post back in February. Welp, she’s still rockin it – she’s been touring with Dar Williams and working on a new album! Please check out … Continue reading

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Gauntlet Hair at Philly’s Kung Fu Necktie

By Jeff Knight After playing five shows in New York over CMJ (three of those shows without one of their guitarists), you can imagine that by the time Gauntlet Hair got to Philly’s Kung Fu Necktie, they were pretty exhausted. … Continue reading

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