Interview with Ben Goldberg of Ba Da Bing Records

The one constant in music – much like everything else in our lives – is change. And this change, how we maneuver around it, how we adapt to it and ultimately, how we modify our own characteristics to it, is key. So when music starts to change, whether it’s towards a leaning on the digital side of media, or on how a band reaches their maximum … [Read more...]

The Brunettes – Paper Dolls

Packaged in between different staples of what pop music is are The Brunettes. A twee pop duo consisting of Jonathan Bree and Heather Mansfield, they’ve always consistently offered up a delicious amount of head-nodding music. And while it isn’t entirely dramatic or for that matter experimental, it’s always been directly channeling. New Zealand has a … [Read more...]

Beirut – March of the Zapotec/Realpeople Holland EP

At the very young age of 23, Zach Condon’s Beirut is an impressive band. What first started as a safe-haven for Condon to record music under, Beirut has released two excellent albums with 2006’s Gulag Orkestar and 2007’s The Flying Club Cup. But what one doesn’t realize is just what an impressive musician Condon is. His ear for melody is something … [Read more...]