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New Music Video: Herculion – Use Me (Bill Withers Cover)

L.A. blues, rock n’ roll duo Herculion, consists of guitarist/vocalist Aaron Silverstein and drummer, Mitchel McKenzie. While they’ve only been together since 2011, these guys already know how to draw some fresh, raw feeling out of a classic track, and that track being Bill Withers’ it’s complicated-relationship standard, “Use Me.”  While Withers’ version was as smooth […]

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Hot New Music: Tamaryn – Tender New Signs – Album Review

Silky siren, oh dreamy muse – oh perfectly prodigal duo, Tamaryn. Like narcissus and echo, these musical nymphs once again enchant in the land of goth, dream pop and psychedelia. This bi-gendered duo composed of smokey-throated vocalist, Tamaryn and her main man, Rex John Shelverton — come from the land of hobbits, aka New Zealand, and currently […]

The Rapture “In The Grace Of Your Love” – Album Review

Everyone, please rise and welcome back New York City’s very own pop-dance prodigal sons, The Rapture, and with them—In The Grace Of Your Love, the first studio album in a whopping five years, released on DFA records. After surviving a decade as a band, losing members, gaining producers and ultimately changing their minds, they return with an […]

Hot New Music: Shabazz Palaces “Black Up” — Album Review

Photo: Shabazz Palaces at the Troubadour – by Ben Irwin As the first hip-hop group signed to indie-rock heavy-hitters Sup Pop, Shabazz Palaces brings a new psychedelic style to hip-hop. Free off all the bullshit, hype and wannabe pop infused crap, Shabazz Palaces’ debut album, Black Up totally tears away at traditional hip-hop vibes to […]

Hot New Music: Saadi

Syrian-born, Boshra al Saadi (Saadi), is one hot new artist hailing from New York you’re going to want to keep your eyes on. Aside from being totally foxy, she has this very cool detached yet sultry voice that at times sounds a bit possessed. It may sound kind of creepy but it’ actually really hot. […]