D E N A – “Cash, Diamond Rings, Swimming Pools”

The titular refrain of “Cash, Diamond Rings, Swimming Pools” aims straight for the brain where it will remain as the feel-good mantra of the summer.  Berlin-based Bulgarian and international sensation D E N A, AKA Dena Todorova, has two previous songs to her name, “Games” and “Boyfriend”, and has just released her 4th song, “Thin Rope” while … [Read more...]

Interview with Dorian Dumont of The Teenagers

Hey Dorian – It’s so awesome to be doing this interview with you!  I’ve been playing your 2008 album Reality Check in my car lately and it’s so fun and filled with deliciously dirty lyrics, infectious melodies, and propulsive tempos.  Your pop songs have a youthful, sing-along zest, but are also dreamy and starry-eyed due to your cool guitar … [Read more...]

Purest Spiritual Pigs – Body Misses

Purest Spiritual Pigs is a collaborative multimedia project from artist Helena Thompson (formerly of band Her Majesty The Baby) and the collective’s most recent release is Body Misses which includes 6 new tracks as well as 5 tunes off a previous EP.  The album is self-released on Clandestine Works Records and is also being distributed by Shinto … [Read more...]

The Lovely Eggs – If You Were Fruit

Lancaster, England-based Holly and David of The Lovely Eggs know how to pack a tin full of sonic sardines, as they do on If You Were Fruit, where they stuff the U.S. release of their debut album with 19 yummy morsels (14 from the studio album, plus 5 lip-smacking cuts off their U.K.-released EPs). The guitar-based indie rockers and ballads are … [Read more...]

The Lovely Eggs – “Have You Ever Heard a Digital Accordion”

Not the most intriguing song title, but Holly and David of The Lovely Eggs combine old-school DIY, plucky charm of bright, sing-song vocals and cheeky lyrics about accordions, scorpions, and…yes, beef bourguignon (love the British accent on that word) – with a sudden descent into a shouty, discordant inferno of chaos at the end of the tune. The … [Read more...]