Tag Archives: chamber pop

Song Premiere: EMÆL Emulate Icarus on New Single “The Boy Who Melts the Sun”

The foundation of today’s exclusive premiere is an elegant combination of cello and Greek mythology. “The Boy Who Melts the Sun” is a reimagining of the tale of Icarus by EMÆL (ee-my-el), taken from their forthcoming full-length, Glasswork, and it is chamber pop at its finest. Nothing more accurately describes the future than being engulfed […]

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Grizzle Bear at Apogee Studio -- Photo: Dustin Downing
Grizzly Bear Shone in KCRW’s Diamond Apogee Session

KCRW celebrated a milestone this past week with their 75th Apogee Studio Session. Jason Bentley, the station’s weekday morning DJ and our host for the evening, recounted the previous 74 with glee. “Remember Ryan Adams just played for hours? As people left for the night, he’d wave goodbye and keep playing…what a fun night,” he […]

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Hot Band Alert: Pearl and the Beard — listen to new singles from forthcoming album

Brooklyn indie pop-folk trio Pearl and the Beard have given us three tasty aural morsels from their forthcoming album, Beast, which have left us craving more, more, more! Singles “You,” “Again Animal,” and  are like an amuse bouche, a quick bite to invigorate our musical palettes and a delicious preview of what’s to come once […]

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