Indie Tracks to Add to Your Valentine’s Mixtape

Valentine’s is one sleep away and there’s a good chance you probably forgot to get your significant other a gift. With these indie tracks on your mixtape (or playlist, whatever floats your boat), your SO won’t even realize it was a last-minute gift!   “The Moon Song” – Karen O & Ezra Koenig     […]

Kendrick Lamar, Vampire Weekend to Play Fuji Rock 2018

Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival 2018 just released their first lineup announcement! Get your passports ready.   Hip-Hop, Rock, Electronica     This year’s Fuji Rock lineup is taking a sharp turn into hip-hop. Regal genius Kendrick Lamar, supergroup N*E*R*D, and Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals are slated to perform at the three-day festival. Kung […]

Hump Day Treat: Live Sets to Keep You Energized at Work

Another Wednesday, another list. We’re bringing your favorite live sets to help you get through the day for this week’s edition of Hump Day Treat!   Foster the People, Lollapalooza 2017     Life for Foster the People turned into an absolute whirlwind after the release of their debut album “Torches” in 2011. They released […]

Keep Your Ears Open for These 2018-Bound Albums

Now that there are only 27 days left in the year, we’ve begun to look ahead. The next 12 months is shaping up to be a spectacular year for music, so here are five albums we’re looking forward to in 2018!   “Little Dark Age” – MGMT   Psychedelic rock duo MGMT released the title […]

Float Away with Rostam’s Debut Solo Album ‘Half-Light’

Ex-Vampire Weekend multi-instrumentalist Rostam bares all in his pensively solo debut album “Half-Light.” The self-produced album puts us in his shoes of estrangement, identity crises, and pondering.   Everyone Else but Rostam   A graduate of music from Columbia University, Rostam Batmanglij joined Vampire Weekend and produced their self-titled debut album. The internet’s hype played a […]

Marking Polaroid’s Triumphant Return with Iconic Album Cover Art

Nine years after Polaroid announced the end of its instant film production, they’re officially back for another take on the industry. The pioneer of the instant photography, now called Polaroid Originals, unveiled its new OneStep 2 camera this week. To commemorate the iconic status of Polaroid, here are some equally iconic music albums that made […]

Jaden Smith, Ezra Koenig Release Trailer for ‘Neo Yokio’ Anime

Indie king Ezra Koenig and actor-rapper Jaden Smith finally released the trailer for their collaborative work “Neo Yokio,” a Netflix-produced anime. Yeah, we weren’t expecting this either.   Koenig & Smith   Ezra Koenig rose to fame as the lead vocalist of New York-based indie bandVampire Weekend with Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Baio, and Chris Tomson. […]