Erlend Øye
Oct22

Erlend Øye

Erlend Øye By Denise Beltran Erlend Øye has released a new album with Icelandic reggae band Hjálmar called Legao. The album was released on October 3rd. The album title of Legao is actually pronounced “legal” and is actually a Portuguese word meaning great or cool. The best part about “Legao” is that it has both reggae sounds and the sound that has made Øye known. The album has nice harmonies that make the album very relaxing to...

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Marian Call
Oct21

Marian Call

Marian Call By Kat DaVille I had the pleasure of meeting Alaskan treasure Marian Call (link) in Princeton, NJ at the Princeton Arts Council a few days ago.  I have to be honest: I didn’t quite know what to expect as I was witnessing an old fashioned mechanical typewriter (complete with clicks and dings) being miked.  Was this a part of the show?  My head tilted in confusion as I saw the typewriter being manipulated correctly and set...

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Jessie Ware
Oct20

Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware By Rachel Geiger Jessie Ware (link) is a British singer/songwriter that has a beautiful voice that hits you with so many emotions just in one song. She can transition from soft ballads to catchy songs that you could easily dance along to on the radio. She’s one artist that isn’t confined to one particular genre, she does it all. She hasn’t blown up in the U.S. just yet but she’s very loved in the...

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An Interview with Digitalism
Oct17

An Interview with Digitalism

DIGITALISM By Serenat Kivilcim Digitalism (link), a German electronic music duo, was formed in Hamburg in 2004 by Jens “Jence” Moelle and İsmail “Isi” Tüfekçi. Having made appearances in numerous clubs and festivals such as Coachella and Ultra Music Festival, Digitalism is leading the way in the electro-punk and indie dance movements worldwide. Digitalism has remixed tracks for Tom Vek, The Futureheads, Daft...

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Habitats
Oct16

Habitats

Habitats By Rose Leh Upon hearing Habitats (link) for the first time, I was amusingly surprised. The London-based four-person group has got a twist in their music style, which they describe as tropical groove.Even though they’ve only got two songs officially released, they most definitely have their foot in the door for greater things ahead. The single Diamond Days boasts a happy, mellow beat. If I’m not mistaken they have some...

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