Archive for the pop Category
On their sixth record, we find Phoenix at both their most romantic and irresistibly rakish. Ti Amo’s subjects include—but are not limited to—love, desire, gelato, and lost European summers, and might have inspired a career high. “J-Boy” and “Ti Amo” are a 1-2 punch worthy of the “Lisztomania”/”1901” combo that […]
Limited to 1.000 copies only! This 1967 Yé-Yé debut album is as scarce as gold dust and fetches high prices among collectors if they may score a copy in good condition. Tunisia born Jacqueline did fairly well with her music over the past 50 years and here we witness her […]
Little Dragon reaped their greatest commercial success with fourth album Nabuma Rubberband, a Top 25 Billboard 200 hit nominated for a Grammy. After its release, Little Dragon’s guest appearances likewise increased in profile from being sought out by ODESZA, Mac Miller, Kaytranada, De La Soul, and Flume. While Season High, […]
Modern Kosmology sees Jane Weaver’s melodic-protagonist channeling new depths of creative cosmic energy within. After the huge critical acclaim of 2012’s Fallen By Watchbird, followed by 2015’s exploratory Silver Globe LP winning her unanimous “record of the year accolades” and hefty measures of radio play-listing Jane Weaver’s conceptual trajectory has […]
Victory present a reissue of Pacific, originally released in 1978. Reuniting the best session musicians Japan had to offer to make an album that would evoke the atmospheres of the South Pacific islands, the kind of places Japanese people spend their vacations. Pacific is a treat to the ears; its […]
The eponymous debut of Oh Wonder came about in September 2014, when the songwriting team of Anthony West and Josephine Vander Gucht embarked on a goal to record and release a song per month for a year, culminating in a full-length album. What the duo didn’t foresee was accumulating millions […]
Acclaimed duo Sylvan Esso – comprised of Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn – have released their first new music since their celebrated self-titled debut came out in 2014. The new single, “Radio,” is bold and boundary-pushing, turning the band’s signature sounds in brilliant new directions.