Best New Tracks

Musicians are finding ways to get all sorts of creative during this world wide quarantine that seems to be lasting a gazillion days. And though we can’t physically gather together, we somehow find ourselves more united than ever. Proof of (…)
Being hyper-confrontational, humorous, and generally obtuse are the hallmarks of any true New Yorker. Princess Nokia, the alias of rapper Destiny Frasqueri, has these characteristics in spades. Born in New York City and of Puerto Rican (…)
After a year of successful singles and remixes, rising artist Au/Ra has blessed us with “Ideas.” Jamie Lou Stenzel (Au/Ra) was born in Ibiza to a musical family. Her father, Torsten Stenzel, is a producer, composer, and songwriter within (…)
Well, well, well. What do we have here? Looks like Los Angeles based artist/producer NoMBe has released another dreamy romantic masterpiece “Weirdo,” and it’s ridiculously caliente (a.k.a. hot for all my non Spanish speaking (…)
Yves Tumor takes us on a guided tour of his dreams on "Dream Palette," the latest single from his brand new album Heaven to a Tortured Mind. From its inception, Yves Tumor's arty pop/r&b/funk has had an uncanny (…)
The question I must ask myself when crafting this post is who will this song appeal to more:  Saint Punk stans or Matt McFAndrews? [This is what fans of the season 7 runner-up on NBC’s The Voice, Matt McAndrew (…)
After seven years of travelling the world and mixing industrial with hip-hop, Zebra Katz has entered uncharted territory with his new self-produced, self released album “LESS IS MOOR.” Ojay Morgan (Zebra Katz) studied Shakespeare at The New (…)
In a culture of abundance, hyper-individualization, and proliferation of subcultures within subcultures, shared experiences are one of the few scarcities of this age. Our society seems uniquely created to tell (…)
This is not a test. I repeat this is not a test. Bright Eyes, the 90s band that tugged at our hearts with their breakthrough album Fevers and Mirrors, is back and couldn’t have come at a better time. To be honest (...)
The term 'jazz' is a bit strange, at this point. It's practically synonymous with bougie, upscale class and polite society, meant for dinner parties and as inoffensive easy listening. It's a far cry from its truly revolutionary roots, born out of brothels (...)
Columbus-based indie artist brakence has been making Spotify-curated-playlist waves. On March 26th, he released punk2, a lyric driven album filled with quirky production choices and melodies that evoke sensibilities of Bon Iver (..)