New track - Whirl Music by Jasper X

2017-01-11 05:01:43 UTC

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"The idea of "Whirl Music" was to capture a blur of past moments in one's emotional life," Jasper X, the New Jersey-based project frontman, explains. "Our memories are often blurred snapshots of multiple moments that we think of from time to time, like being a whirl of thoughts. The initial chord progression is the foundation of the song along with the driving kick drum on the downbeat. The idea was to create modest builds and colors around that foundation and what came out was a positive sonic vibe that crescendos into the instrumental outro." The track is off his new full-length, 'Aegean Lanes' 

Singer/songwriter Jasper X has been writing and recording records for the past 15 years. He began his music career playing small clubs in NYC, bouncing around from one project to the next. It would take a while for Jasper to finally organize his musical thoughts and put a dedicated effort into a studio recording. After writing indie-rock oriented pieces, such as the 2011 release 'Cameras and Paragons', he chose to let his current influences at the time (Wilco, Elliot Smith, Ryan Adams) take him in a different direction. His latest release, 'Aegean Lanes', enters the alt-folk/singer-songwriter genre with personal, acoustic-based songs having unique chord progressions (Only Patterns, Fortunes) and pulsating rhythms (Whirl Music, Alpha Rays).


Genre : alternative, acoustic, noise, rock

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New EP - JUCHU ! by Odds & Ends

2017-01-11 04:47:56 UTC

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Odds & Ends are a french band from Paris. They  have self-produced their third Ep JUCHU ! Odds & Ends is Barbara Zimmer (Voice/Keys) and Mathieu Gueros (Voice/Guitar/Percussion). Viola and Trombone on Sunshine Hunter composed by Sylvain B from ALGO. Viola by Pauline Royer. Trombone by Rémi Pelissero. Recorded by Mathieu Gueros. Mixed and mastered by Mohammed Tamani. Cover by Ingrid Babin. 

Track List


  • SUNSHINE HUNTER - 03:21 
  • WHERE THERE IS RAIN THERE IS A RAINBOW - 03:18 
  • ALONE, I'M NOTHING - 05:26 
  • MISS POP - 02:59 
  • WHEN A FLOWER IS BORN FROM CHAOS - 04:02


Genre : folk, post-folk, post-folk-indie

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New album - Electrum by BecomingPhill

2017-01-09 05:13:44 UTC

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Safe to say Becoming Phill is the only southern African electro/funk/boogie producer in the game right now. He won a Namibian Music Award a few years back for some hiphop records then went straight into this kind of sound, and here’s the album – Electrum. It’s a mix of electro, funk & r&b that is doing very well on the dancefloors in Namibia right now. It features vocals from Namibian singers Shishani and Dantago, and guitar from Christian Polloni, who has worked with Papa Wemba and Youssou N’Dour.

Track List


01 Tomorrow Love Feat Shishani

02 Longing For You

03 No Light Feat Dantago

04 Electrum Feat Shishani

05 Love Is Not Hard To Get Feat Christian Polloni

06 To Love Somebody Feat Christian Polloni

07 1991 In '86

08 Drownin' Feat Shishani

09 Give Me Your Love Feat Christian Polloni

10 Stargate

11 Nighttime


Genre : r&b, soul, electronic, funk

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New track - Immediate Engagements by Blue Plutos

2017-01-04 20:59:21 UTC

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 Here's a warm blast of gauzy guitar-based rock from Blue Plutos, a track called "Immediate Engagements".  Off the group's new album 'Moon Language', "Immediate Engagements is about getting older and recognizing the need to really focus attention on the interests or hobbies or matter most, in order to feel like we're maximizing the time we have on this Earth.

"As far as the writing of the song, we wanted to write a song that was really straightforward but also kind of chugging at the same time," Ryan Agnew explains. "I was listening to a lot of Beach House and and you will know us by the trail of dead... while we were recording it which I think is reflected in the production of the song. The riff at the end of the song is a very fun one to play and was written separately but fits well - it also has a really nice solo from Tyler. "

The trio - based out of both Brooklyn, NY and Boston, MA - is comprised of Tyler and Matt Agnew, in addition to Mat Lundin. Their 2014 EP, Dennett St, combined jangle-pop with cut-up electroacoustic beats, and reverb-drenched samples. The new album pursues a more layered, eclectic sound.


Genre : alternative, indie, rock, synthpop

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New EP - Polaris by Ursa Major

2017-01-04 20:50:46 UTC

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Brooklyn poet/MC Ursa Major releases "Polaris". The EP features an edgy blend of conceptual storytelling, lyricism of the golden era, and the songwriting chops of a modern artist pushing the genre forward. Making a statement and etching his place in Hip Hop, Ursa Major dares to push the limits and frames his artistry beyond the average concept of the genre. Each track rides a rhythm and tests those encouraged to push The Label Noir to the next level. Featured tracks are Far From Home, produced by Highly Affiliated; Only the Best produced by Khaleel Deal; Starry Night produced by Ktha1; Window Seat II produced by Highly Affiliated; and Polaris produced by Theme Music.

  •  Far From Home (prod. by Highly Affiliated)
  • Only The Best (prod. by Khaleel Deal)
  •  Starry Night (prod. by Ktha1)
  • Window Seat II (prod. by Highly Affiliated
  •  Polaris (prod. by Theme Music)


Genre : hip-hop, rap

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