New Zealand pop singerConnan Mockasin’s “I’m The Man That Will Find You” single also contains this dreamy psychedelic-pop cover of Outkast’s “She Lives In My Lap.”
The Happy Mondays (from Manchester) emerged in the late 80′s to become on the UK’s biggest bands in the early 90′s. They found the perfect mix of dance and rock in “Step On.”
Francis and the Lights is the stage name of enigmatic singer Francis Farewell Starlite, responsible for a quartet of well regarded EP’s and a production credit for Drake
The Comforts of Madness album by Pale Saints was one of my first forays into the sound known as Dream Pop, with “Sight of You” the stand-out track.
“Bizness” by the tUnE-yArDs gives me the excitement of hearing new sounds. One of the most amazing things about this music is that it’s largely made by just one person, Merrill Garbus.
Not much information exists on London two-piece Jungle. With no press release, informative website, or record label bio page, they’ve still managed to garner spins on the radio, numerous blog write-ups and club play.
Digging this easy breezy indie pop jam, “Candy,” from Wake Owl. They hail from Vancouver, Canada; and are doing some really interesting music.
Whimsical, pokemon- and pizza-obsessed teen girl heartthrob, and super sensitive producer, Ryan Hemsworth, gave away a folder full of exclusive edits (Ryanpack V.1) this past December. The opening track was an R. Kelly-approved edit.
The Pastels are a long-standing indie pop band from Glasgow that has a special place in this nerd’s heart. Their wonderful album, Slow Summits, came out earlier this year on Domino Recordings.
DJ D-Mac & Associates are back with the rinkside beats every Thursday, December 5th thru February 27th, at the skating rink in the Sculpture Garden at the National Gallery of Art!