Listen: Bombino – Tenere

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Whenever I listen to Bombino, I immediately begin to feel light, yet emotionally moved. There is a meditative quality to the Niger based artist’s music, almost as though its providing a window to look into something timeless and deeply instilled into our souls. “Ténéré” is from the 2010 album Agamgam 2004. It’s a beautiful song that […]

Listen: Sara Hartman – Monster Lead Me Home

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This must be the month of talented female vocalists. We have yet another emerging star on our hands named Sara Hartman. She just released her debut track Monster Take Me Home. It’s upbeat, euphoric and has the sound of a seasoned vet. It’s impressive to see such a young talent come out so strong. We […]

Listen: Mass Gothic – Nice Night

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There is perhaps no greater stamp of approval for a band then getting released through Sub Pop. The label that cut it’s teeth with Nirvana now is home to indie rock legends including Fleet Foxes, Father John Misty and Washed Out to name a few. Apologies to those of you reading this thinking, “Yeah, we […]

Listen: Freedom Fry – 1979 (Cover)

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It takes an exceptional talent to justifiably cover an already great song. One of my favorite bands Freedom Fry just released their cover of The Smashing Pumpkins hit 1979. The original embodies the sound of the 90’s in every way imaginable, but Freedom Fry’s fresh take brings it into the millennium. They stripped it down […]