Shabazz Palace’s latest single “Forerunner Foray” much like “#CAKE” is a single that effortlessly morphs and shifts seemingly at will; however, there’s a subtle trap influence as the song possesses enormous boom-bap beats that pair perfectly with Butler’s ridiculous flow.
Up-and-coming, Brooklyn-based electronic music producer and artist Ink Jet has developed a reputation for a sound that has been compared favorably to the likes of The Field, The Avalanches and Basement Jaxx among others. Cold Shoulder, […]
Ultrviolence’s latest single “Radiation” will further cement the Canadian trio’s burgeoning reputation for crating dark and moody post-punk/New Wave/darkwave-leaning rock while gently expanding upon the sound that initially captured my attention as the band pairs Nate J’s expressive and yearning baritone with ethereal synths, shimmering guitar chords played through copious reverb, and a driving rhythm consisting of four-on-the-floor drumming and propulsive bass chords.The recently released music video for the song is an aptly noir-ish video that features the awesomely casual destruction of an old cathode ray TV, some bad ass dudes swinging sledgehammers, brandishing knives, fighting each other and posing about; in some way, the video reminds me of a fashion forward jeans ad mixed with Fight Club.
Over the last couple of years, Syracuse, NY-born and UK-based singer/songwriter and beatboxer Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate, the Guinea-born kora player have become JOVM mainstay artists for a sound that effortlessly meshes elements of traditional Western […]
Fronted by its founding member, primary arranger and pianist Scott Bradlee, Postmodern Jukebox is a collective of rotating musicians and collaborators, who specialize in re-working and re-arranging modern popular music into genres popular in the […]
If you’ve been frequenting this site since its inception six years ago, you’d likely be familiar with JOVM mainstay artist, the New York-born and based emcee Homeboy Sandman. Arguably, the New York-based emcee is one […]
According to an old Swedish legend, a traveling witch doctor and her disciples were led to Korpilombolo, a tiny and extremely remote Northern Swedish village by a Sami traveller. The reasons why that Sami traveller may […]
Los Angeles, CA-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stefan Weich specializes in a dreamy exploration of traditional music structures, alternate guitar tunings and analog synthesizers under a number of monikers, including Das Bowls, Chicle, Couch Baby and others; […]
Gothenburg, Sweden-based electro-pop trio Kristoffer and the Harbour Heads have developed a profile across Scandinavia and elsewhere for crafting expansive, experimental electro pop that’s been compared favorably to the likes of Menomena. Woods and […]
During their initial run together between 1996-2011, the NYC-based quartet The Giraffes developed a reputation for a brutally intense live show, and as a result the band shared stages with an impressive list of renowned artists including Local […]