Little Racer “Split For The Coast”

One could be forgiven for not being able to successfully place indie three-piece Little Racer as a modern-day outfit hailing from Brooklyn on an initial blind listen to their debut single “Split For The Coast”. Blame it on the song’s ever-mutating construct, an endlessly fascinating threading of various genres and musical eras that touches on […]

SWV “Co-Sign”

SWV‘s VERY welcome return on a remix to Chris Brown’s “Right Here/ Human Nature”-referencing single “She Ain’t You” earlier this year surely sparked all kinds of excited “SWV is Back!!” exclamations, but after years of sporadic live appearance reunions leading to rumors of a new album being in the making leading to 0% in results, […]

Standard Fare “Darth Vader”

Sharing the title and opening line (“I’m not darth vader/ Luke, I’m not your father…”) to this low-key gem from Sheffield-based indie-pop trio Standard Fare is probably not the most helpful when trying to convince someone of the track’s timeless ballad quality, but bet: if you’re able to strap them down in a seat and […]

The Concept “Gimme Twice”

The general consensus likely to be generated from this new single by Swedish indie-rock newbies The Concept (a four-piece with members combining history playing with fellow Swede acts Robyn, Tove Styrke, MRTN and Veronica Maggio): This is what one listens to while awaiting another Phoenix album, with everything from the song’s forward-pummeling dance-rock structure to […]