NO STRINGS

Today’s song pick is by the 18-year-old British singer-songwriter Chlöe Howl, who was nominated for the BBC Sound of 2014. I love this song for its upbeat feel and catchy rhythm. Enjoy!

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Retrospect Vintage
Mar24

Retrospect Vintage

Retrospect By Serenat Kivilcim Retrospect (link) is the cure for the chain-store shopping blues. Since opening in May of 2001, the have become a magnet for fashion-forward, but budget-minded folks who like to shop outside of the box. I had a great time browsing through the racks of Retrospect. Everything is super organized and displayed nicely. Once you step in the store, it feels like you step back in time. They have a wide variety...

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PORTECHO
Mar23

PORTECHO

Today’s song pick is by Turkish duo Portecho. They released their first album “Undertone” in 2006, and the second one “Studio Plastico”  in 2009. Portecho beautifully blends groovy electronica, jazz and acoustic elements to achieve a uniquely sweet sound. Listening to them takes me back to my college years....

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Moodoïd
Mar22

Moodoïd

Today’s song pick is by Parisian psychedelic pop band Moodoïd, headed by Pablo Padovani , who is the son of  prominent jazz player Jean-Marc Padovani. Their videos portray a bunch of “alternative culture” people dressed in psychedelic outfits, smoothly combining multiple musical genres to create some of the most prolific musical atmospheres.  Let Moodoid carry you away, as they seductively immerse you in their...

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Ephemera
Mar19

Ephemera

Gems is a Washington, DC-based duo formed by Lindsay Pitts & Clifford John Usher in 2012. They are performing tonight in Austin and tomorrow in Dallas. If you are in the area, you should try to catch a show and be mesmerized with Lindsay’s silky voice....

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