Celebrate Dia de los Muertos & Spooky Season with “La Maldita Bruja” by Nancy Sanchez

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. It’s spooky season, and while you prepare an elaborate Halloween costume, give a listen to the haunting melodies of Nancy Sanchez. The LA-via-Mexico singer/songwriter is known for her rich blend of musical styles, culminating in a genre which she has coined Mexican-American art pop. Her latest single is more a dirge compared to her notable high tempo tracks, and it … Continue reading Celebrate Dia de los Muertos & Spooky Season with “La Maldita Bruja” by Nancy Sanchez

Hanne Hukkelberg – “The Young and Bold I”

Hanne Hukkelberg put out an album last year called Birthmark, a peculiar pop extravaganza. The Norwegian artist seems to emulate tUnE-yArDs’ unpredictability, having fastidiously weaved the sounds on “The Young and Bold I,” for starters. Listen to the album on Soundcloud or wherever you listen to music.  Source: SoundCloud / Hanne Hukkelberg Continue reading Hanne Hukkelberg – “The Young and Bold I”

Catch a glimpse of Maya Spectra’s “Cerulean Eyes” Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  Is there a new word for “art pop” yet? Since that Gaga record, it feels wrong to use it to label some of today’s most eccentric artists. Those unfamiliar with Maya Spectra should know immediately that their brand of pop explores some dark alleys of experimental production. Guitars … Continue reading

The new record from Pilar Zeta embodies the recent-past, in ways that are both abstract and literal. She said on Twitter that the imagery was “inspired by post-modern art & furniture from the 1980s and [music was] produced using synthesizers from the 1990s.” You can listen to Moments of Reality LP today wherever you stream music.  Continue reading