Sacramento, CA-based act !!! (pronounced chk! chk! chk!) have developed a reputation as being among a group of pioneers of NYC’s early 00s dance punk scene as their sound meshes punk rock energy with tight dance […]
I’ve probably written about the New York-based neo-disco/electronic dance music/funk collective Escort, so much here on JOVM, that you probably feel as though you’ve known them — and have seen their career grow. The collective founded by […]
If you’ve been frequenting JOVM over the past few years, you may have come across several posts on Wax Idols and you’d likely know that a couple of years have passed since the release of the quartet’s […]
More than enough ink has been spilled on the incredibly lengthy and influential career and music of Stevie Wonder — and more than enough has been said about “Superstition,” one of the most beloved, often […]
Comprised of Zinzi Edmundson and Jesse Kivel, the Los Angeles-based duo Kisses have developed a reputation for crafting records that had been intentionally and conceptually cohesive synth pop — with both Edmundson and Kivel assembling […]
The members of the Aarhaus, Denmark-based indie act Lowly — comprised of Nanna Schannong, Kasper Staub, Thomas Lund, Soffie Viemose and Steffen Lundtoft — can trace their origins to when the band’s members were brought together to complete a short, musical project at the school they all attended. But interestingly enough, the quintet quickly discovered that they had a musical chemistry and connection that suggested that their collaboration should continue.
The Danish quintet first received attention with the 2014 release of their debut single “Daydreamers,” which was praised for its playful arrangements and 70s pop sensibility — and “Fire,” the first single off the band’s forthcoming Sink Way Into Me EP consists of jangling and jagged guitar and piano chords and shimmering synths paired with ethereal harmonies and an uncanny sense of playful melody to create a song that sounds as though it drew influence from The Carpenters but with a highly modern sensibility — all while retaining an earnestness and sincerity at its core.
Comprised of Lacey Guthrie (accordion, keys, vocals), Maryliz Bender (drums, guitar, vocals), Kevin “Twinderella” Ratterman (guitar) and Sara Pitt (credited with “everything you see”). the Louisville, KY-based trio Twin Limb have purposely shrouded themselves in mystery […]
Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard is a Welsh doom metal quartet, who first started to receive attention across the UK with a cassette demo released earlier this year, which featured a 30 minute doom metal opera […]
Comprised of Hannes Norvide, Loke Rahbek and Malthe Fischer, the Copenhagen, Denmark-based trio, Lust For Youth can trace their origins to when the act began as the self-described “dark, cold, atonal, lonely, tormented” and “lower than lo-fi” solo recording project of […]
Now, if you’ve been frequenting JOVM over the past couple of months you may be familiar with the Philadelphia-born, Phoenix-based emcee, chip tune DJ and producer Mega Ran (also known as Raheem Jarbo), who up […]