“Loving You Is Killing Me” — Aloe Blacc

May 5th, 2011 | by Mikey The Footlocker

All you classic hip-hoppers out there, break out your shell toes and ghetto-blaster! Funk, electro funk, break beats and soulful singing have struck again in this seamlessly mixed track from Aloe Blacc titled, “Loving You Is Killing Me,” from his album Good Things.

“Typical” — MuteMath

May 3rd, 2011 | by Chase Larson

If I had possession of superb drumming chops, I would easily select this tune as one of the first I'd like to jam to. MuteMath — in my opinion, a 21st Century update of The Police — begins the number with a clanking, four-chord guitar riff that leads into some frantic yet precise percussive action (think Animal from The Muppets here)

Chicago’s Scattered Trees Believe Less Is More

May 1st, 2011 | by Chase Larson

Hailing from Chicago, the relatively unknown Scattered Trees' play music with a quality of strange familiarity. Taking a "less is more" approach, the group's new LP, "Sympathy," gives listeners space to create — making the experience all the more personal.

We’ve Got It Covered

May 1st, 2011 | by Tizzy Perrett

With today's technology, it's likely that just about any song you've heard (or enjoyed at one point) has been redone on YouTube hundreds of times. However, here are some covers that are worthy of a listen.


May 1st, 2011 | by Jordan Petersen

The thing is paced like a hummingbird; it hovers with energy throughout, periodically unleashing that energy in beautifully kinetic sequences. It's stylish and exciting in a high-minded way. No cheap thrills here, just freshness all the way through

Jenn Blosil | SOUND Sessions

May 1st, 2011 | by Chase Larson

SOUND caught up with Jenn Blosil — a barely 19 year-old, piano-playing songstress with huge, soulful pipes (not to mention hair with a similar description). Watch her in action and get a taste for what's brewing in Utah

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