The Landing – “Billion with a B”

Was existence worth the wait? The Landing’s new single hypes up the most aggrieved aspects of humanity, and I gotta say, I’m not ready for these spontaneous rhythms to end either.  “Nearly four billion years to the dayFor life to look this way.I hope it does something brand new, don’t you?”  Source: SoundCloud / The Landing Continue reading The Landing – “Billion with a B”

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