Britpop emerged from the British independent music scene of the early 1990s and was characterised by bands influenced by British guitar pop music of the 1960s and 1970s and indie rock from the 1980s, notably The Smiths. Britpop focused on bands, singing in regional British accents and making references to British places and British culture, particularly the working class. The movement developed as a reaction against various musical and cultural trends, particularly the grunge phenomenon from the United States. Read More
Embracing our fears and testing foreign waters is often precisely what we need to free our mind. Get a chance to broaden your musical palate with a sampler of CLAWS‘ latest album, Feel It All.
Packed with four tracks of brilliant alternative pop, the collection explores the difficulties of embodiment, the oscillating nature of existence and the hurt of loving someone you can’t be with.Read More
Enduring rush hours, traffic jams and claustrophobic trains are always more bearable with good music at your fingertips, and The Weepies new release is a patient companion to ease your everyday travel.
Singer-songwriters Deb Talan and Steve TannenRead More
In spring, our winter-long hibernation ends, urging us to peel off our cocoons and shift forms. As this season takes into full bloom, let us re-shift not only ourselves, but also our music, paving a way to fresh new sounds that will accompany us throughout the new season.
Blue Herons’ self-titled LP features eleven track of tasteful indie pop that offers a new palette of shoegaze sounds tinted with light, glowing colors. Blue Herons is the dream pop project of singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Eric Rubin from Gainesville, FL.
Courtney Barnett is something. If when you listen to her and you don’t her, there is something wrong with you. This girl from Australia has been the talk of the musical town with her messy hair, a devil-may-care attitude and just pure, unadulterated talent. If you like Kurt Vile, meet his female counterpart now.Read More