August 28th, 2012 | by Randall Castillo
Right now, I’m panting and wringing my hands the way girls do when you bring up Channing Tatum, except when Lights talks it doesn’t sound like she’s fighting off an aneurism. Point being, I’m totally, completely in love
August 21st, 2012 | by Randall Castillo
This tune from Canadian duo Chromeo has a definite “nighttime” vibe to it, both lyrically and musically, but should be good for any number of summertime scenarios regardless of hour
August 2nd, 2012 | by Randall Castillo
We wrote about Donald Glover’s rap alias “Childish Gambino” a year ago, as we featured his Internet hit “Freaks and
July 23rd, 2012 | by Lauren Laws
Listen to this song — and also the rest of the album — and then go listen to every other Shins song. If you're not in love with James Mercer yet, you should get on that
July 3rd, 2012 | by Kathy Hopkinson
With perfect harmony, the Civil Wars simply, beautifully and perfectly explain a specific kind of heartache. Sometimes you have to listen to a song because it hurts
June 26th, 2012 | by Amanda Taylor
The chanteuse’s name is Françoise Hardy and her sultry French crooning not only gives off a carefree vibe, but sets the perfect mood for the first song that should be on your summer soundtrack.
June 19th, 2012 | by Kathy Hopkinson
This up-and-coming band, formed last August, knows how to kick it old school and pump up the whammy to create a sound that is both new and electric. Download the group's new single, “Heartbeat."
May 22nd, 2012 | by Jordan Petersen
Shiny Toy Guns is an interesting band. They had a moment in the sun and got to some point of popularity with "Le Disko," but then they seemed to mostly disappear, which is too bad, because there's a whole lot of other good stuff to mine from their other albums. Like "Frozen Oceans."
May 16th, 2012 | by Kathy Hopkinson
Soothing, enchanting and with a rhythmic, sweet sadness, this throwback track from Bon Iver proves to be a solid driving-with-deep-thoughts tune
May 3rd, 2012 | by Chase Larson
This melancholy tune from Gregory Alan Isakov plays out like a bitter lullaby during those nights you can't seem to sleep and lay awake gazing out the window, searching for answers
May 1st, 2012 | by Lauren Laws
Formerly known as Jump, Little Children, Jump's last album came out in 2004, but the group's songs were a soundtrack for my teenager years and have stuck with me ever since. This particular song will make you feel feelings you didn't even know you had
April 24th, 2012 | by Lauren Laws
If you are looking for someone who understands what it feels like to be chewed up and spit out again — and again — this is the song for you. It's catchy enough that it's not stuck in your head all day, but there for you when you need another friend