• Electronic

    LIGHTS… new from M.I.A.

    I’ve said it before – a large part of the allure of M.I.A.‘s music for me lies in the physical realm. If she resembled a Sri Lankan Mugsy Bogues, I may not have become enamored with her back in the…

  • Indie

    Right Hand On My Heart

    “Pete FM” is my new personalized station on Rdio. You can choose among five different settings – from one end of the spectrum, “Familiar”, to the other end, “Adventurous.” It takes the songs in your collection and the songs you’ve…

  • Country

    My Favorite Picture of You

    I was trying to fulfill just a part of my domestic obligation by folding some laundry this morning, and, because laundry foldin’ also just happens to be one of the most opportune times to really listen to music, I fired…

  • Roots Rock

    Deer Tick’s new tune, “The Rock”

    Deer Tick world premiered their video for their new tune “The Rock” late last month, but it took me a while to get around to properly viewing/listening. I heard a handful of new tunes from their forthcoming album Negativity┬áback in…

  • Indie

    New from Brett Dennen: “Wild Child”

    First of all – wait, what? – Brett Dennen is 6’5″ tall? I. Did. Not. Know. That.Second of all, I need to remind myself not to get sucked into the hateful rabbit hole of YouTube/internet comments as I did recently…

  • Pop

    Song of the Summer

    With this being the 4th of July week, we are officially at the height of summer so it’s time for THE SONG OF THE SUMMER!! Even though it came out at the very end of last year here in America…