Lyndzie Taylor – Phoenix

L.A.-based singer-songwriter Lyndzie Taylor already has 3 EPs (one of which was released when she was still a teenager) and an album to her name and she’s now set dominate the indie-pop field with her second full-length titled Phoenix.  While only a mere five songs long, Phoenix is chock full of energetic and reflective numbers that revel in catchy … [Read more...]

Short Takes (Yassou, Qualia, Elessar Theissen & Andre Chrys)

Yassou – “To Win/ Young Blood” San Francisco/New York-based, experimental indie-pop outfit Yassou (formerly named Yassou Benedict) offers a twofer with “To Win/Young Blood” in a video-only format for the release of the songs.  This video is the second in a series of 5 songs that Yassou is delivering in video form.  Band members Lilie Bytheway … [Read more...]

Debut album from Starlight Girls

There’s something about Halloween season that fits this six-piece Bushwick band’s siren allure and gothic-tinged theatricality. Their poetic lyrics are inspiring, channeled by a unique energy-driven mix of surf, pop, and noise with a bit of metal for good measure. Founder and lead singer Christina B played keyboards and sang as part of her … [Read more...]

New 7″ from Red Sleeping Beauty

All hail the return of the legendary Swedish pop group Red Sleeping Beauty with a spectacular comeback 7" single "Always" b/w "Breaking Up Is Easy" -  their first release in 15 years!  The single will be available world-wide Sept 11th on limited white vinyl and digital formats. Red Sleeping Beauty formed in Stockholm in 1989 by singer Kristina … [Read more...]

Short Takes (Totally Mild, Patti Yang, Ben Lorentzen & Kiravell)

Totally Mild – “When I’m Tired” Australia keeps knocking out winners, this time in the form of the Melbourne-based four-piece Totally Mild which consists of lead singer and guitarist Elizabeth Mitchell, lead guitarist Zachary Schneider, bassist Lehmann Smith, and drummer Ashley Bundang.  Elizabeth started Totally Mild as a solo project, but it … [Read more...]

New single from Pleasure Boys

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, the members of Pleasure Boys cut their teeth in the music world by first being a wedding band. Realizing that they would probably never find their Drew Barrymore, the band members returned to the warm womb of their dad’s recording studio to bring you "The Bat IV". The first single off their upcoming EP, this … [Read more...]

The Bulls – “Rumors”

The Los Angeles-based, self-described ‘dream-gaze’ duo of Anna Bulbrook (The Airborne Toxic Event, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros) and Marc Sallis (The Duke Spirit) has just released its latest single, “Rumors”.  It’s one of five songs and a remix that appears on Anna and Marc’s debut EP, Small Problems, which will drop August 28 on Diet Pink … [Read more...]

New album from Louise Aubrie

New York and London-based indie-pop rocker Louise Aubrie will be releasing her 3rd album, Late 44, mid-July. The album was recorded at legendary Abbey Road Studios and it's filled with  lyrics-centered, spunky pop-rock numbers.  Straightforward and easy to dig into, Louis Aubrie has put together some engaging compositions on Late 44. Louise … [Read more...]

New EP from Island Apollo

Having gained a seriously considerable following as The Bolts, Island Apollo is off to new and exciting things. After starting The Bolts as teenagers in Irvine, California, they were played frequently on KROQ, won Orange County's "Best Pop Artist" from the OC Music Awards, and opened for Capital Cities and Third Eye Blind.  The band established … [Read more...]

Debut EP from teen indie-rock band Major Minus

Major Minus is an acclaimed teen, indie-rock musical collective from Pasadena, California with a loyal following. Fusing rock, indie pop, and operatic raw vocals, the four-piece soon garnered attention from renowned industry execs including Grammy nominated producer Ghian Wright (Paul McCartney, Oasis, John Legend) who worked with the band on their … [Read more...]