Meet Krondon and Shafiq Husayn (WHITE BOIZ)

White Boiz formed initially out of mutual admiration, when MC Krondon would show up to performances by producer Shafiq Husayn’s Sa-Ra collective on the humble—unannounced, with “something good to puff on and good conversation and good vibrations,” Shafiq recalls with a laugh. The seed for collaboration was Krondon’s birthday in 2011, when the two chopped… More Meet Krondon and Shafiq Husayn (WHITE BOIZ)

Meet Miami House Producer m.O.N.R.O.E.

Dropping his second release of 2015, Miami-based producer m.O.N.R.O.E. (real name Jordan Postrel) returns to the highly respected Get Physical Music, founded by M.A.N.D.Y.,  Booka Shade, and DJ T, with his ‘What I Got’ EP. The first track of three, “Everything You Got,” is a soulful vocal house number with a classic feel to it. Solid, bright percussion chock… More Meet Miami House Producer m.O.N.R.O.E.

#theOXYMORON No.65

“If you knew what was going to happen, if you knew everything that was going to happen next—if you knew in advance the consequences of your own actions—you’d be doomed. You’d be ruined as God. You’d be a stone. You’d never eat or drink or laugh or get out of bed in the morning. You’d… More #theOXYMORON No.65

NxWorries Release Their Official Music Video “SUEDE”

Together, Anderson.Paak and Knxwledge are the dope collaborative duo NxWorries. Last season, they released their hit single “Suede” via Stones Throw Records. Now just released is their music video to it which was directed by Calmatic. The video has the two cruising around what looks like to me LA with two colorful women in the… More NxWorries Release Their Official Music Video “SUEDE”

#theOXYMORON No.64

“In a way, it’s nice to know that there are Greek gods out there, because you have somebody to blame when things go wrong. For instance, when you’re walking away from a bus that’s just been attacked by monster hags and blown up by lightning, and it’s raining on top of everything else, most people… More #theOXYMORON No.64

DOCTOR GODDARD Release New Video For “Without Love”

Doctor Goddard is a rock band from the Blue Mountains, NSW who “fuse old school Jim Morrison-esque indie rock with distinctly contemporary sounds and production.” (Lachlan Wyllie, 90.3FM) Singles “Do You Ever” and “The Bar’s All Covered In Lies” off their debut EP received national airplay on Triple J and have been likened by critics… More DOCTOR GODDARD Release New Video For “Without Love”

Meet Chicago Electronic-Pop Artist Gilligan Moss

For a number of years, Chicago native Gilligan Moss has been producing left-field house music and gorgeously off-kilter electronic pop on the sly. Moss, now based in New York, is finally releasing his debut: the vibrantly Technicolor Ceremonial EP is available to stream via Soundcloud as of today via the new label AMF Records. Moss opens the EP with his breakthrough “Choreograph”, a brilliantly adrenaline-inducing introduction… More Meet Chicago Electronic-Pop Artist Gilligan Moss

Official EP Release| Mark U – Context Through Colors

“Regardless of our differences, be they physical, religious, or ideological, our life experiences are more similar than different. Music consistently underscores this simple truth. Context Through Colors is my exploration of the plurality of truth, a call to action for listeners to look beyond binary rhetoric, and discover the unifying magic of music.” Mark Ugbomah… More Official EP Release| Mark U – Context Through Colors

#theOXYMORON No.63

“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on… More #theOXYMORON No.63

Disclosure and Kwabs Delivers Animated Video “Willing and Able”

Disclosure releases their latest video “Willing and Able” off their forthcoming album Caracal. The video features fellow UK artist Kwabs who brings a magnetic draw in his singing. The duo brings an animated and hypnotic feel with the visuals. The primary colors used goes in just right. Caracal is set to release September 25th. ENJOY.… More Disclosure and Kwabs Delivers Animated Video “Willing and Able”

The Winachi Trbe Release Groovy Music Video “Time For Love”

The Winachi Tribe have lifted a second single from their ‘Time for Love’ EP. ‘Plant the Seed’ will be released on September 25th on A1M records. The track sees the band collaborating with Julie E Gordon of Happy Mondays. The Winachi Tribe is a collection of exceptional musicians and producers who have performed and toured with artists as diverse… More The Winachi Trbe Release Groovy Music Video “Time For Love”

San Francisco Garage Rock Band Hot Flash Heat Wave Releases “Gutter Girl” Video

Ted, Adam, Nathaniel and Nick met during high school while playing in respective bands at friend’s garage shows until coming together in San Francisco just over a year ago as Hot Flash Heat Wave. They create melodically upbeat, hook-filled garage rock, referencing a range of influences from Girls and the Beach Boys, to Santo & Johnny and Weezer. Their style is… More San Francisco Garage Rock Band Hot Flash Heat Wave Releases “Gutter Girl” Video

#theOXYMORON No.62

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” ― William W. Purkey ENJOY. xxxo, Bittersweet <3

A$AP Rocky Releases “Juke Joints” Featuring Kanye West

(click on photo to see video) Second music video released from his latest album A.L.L.A, A$AP Rocky releases “Juke Joints.” The track features Kanye West and if you look really close, you’ll see A$AP Ferg, A$AP Nast and Joe Fox in the video. The new sound and imagery for A$AP Rocky is very psychedelic and… More A$AP Rocky Releases “Juke Joints” Featuring Kanye West

The Atom Age’s “Wasteoid” Video Featuring Nightcrawling Elvis

Oakland, CA-based six piece The Atom Age find their inspiration from the dust-covered collections of unhinged 60’s Punk and R&B, whose crazed energy was once misconceived as a better fit for your trashcan than for your turntable. While taking many of their cues from these primitive pilgrims of punk, The Atom Age’s sound somehow sounds… More The Atom Age’s “Wasteoid” Video Featuring Nightcrawling Elvis

Meet Experimental Pop Artist Frugal Father

Frugal Father is the experimental pop project of Mac Welch, and the Held EP is his latest release under the moniker. Formerly a member of Los Angeles dream pop band StaG, Welch started recording and compiling his own music while working on Youth Lagoon’s Wondrous Bughouse tour, and later while tour managing fellow experimental artist Slow Magic.… More Meet Experimental Pop Artist Frugal Father

#theOXYMORON No.61

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” ― William W. Purkey ENJOY. xxxo, Bittersweet <3

Young Brother Releases Vintage Video Game Visuals For “Kamikaze”

“The “Kamikaze” music video stems straight from my childhood,” remarks Young Brother’s Dalton Diehl. “Simply put, I’m a child of the late 80’s early 90’s so anything that resembles that time feels nostalgic to me and inspires creativity.” Nashville indie-pop artist Young Brother has released a music video for the title track from his debut EP, Kamikaze.… More Young Brother Releases Vintage Video Game Visuals For “Kamikaze”

Meet Brooklyn Punk Outfit Bueno

Bueno lead man Luke Chiaruttini first met Mikey Gagliardi, who plays guitar and sax, on a bus ride home from Catholic school. Mikey threw his shoe at Luke’s head, and then kindly asked for Luke to give it back. It was one of the many quiet rebellions that Mikey, Luke, Joe Imburgio (bass), AJ Pantaleo (drums), and Mike DiBenedetto (guitar) would engage in throughout their adolescent years growing… More Meet Brooklyn Punk Outfit Bueno

GAVIN TUREK’S PREMIERES NEW “DON’T FIGHT IT” VIDEO

As a HEYGIRLHEY feature, I covered iHEARTCOMIX artist Gavin Turek. This included her hit track ‘Don’t  Fight It’. Now a video is created for it which features Turek and friends on a road trip to a woody cabin which includes her crush. Her friends of course encouraging her to make a move, not be so… More GAVIN TUREK’S PREMIERES NEW “DON’T FIGHT IT” VIDEO

Major Lazer Release Telekinetic Music Video For “Powerful”

Major Lazer, Ellie Goulding and Tarrus Riley collaborate and release their latest music video “Powerful.” Both featured singers made lead appearances showing telekinetic superpowers inside a diner. In comparison to other Major Lazer tracks its more enjoyable but more on the laid back side but if you are a person who can appreciate the art… More Major Lazer Release Telekinetic Music Video For “Powerful”

#theOXYMORON No.60

“Saying ‘I notice you’re a nerd’ is like saying, ‘Hey, I notice that you’d rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you’d rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Lindsay Lohan. Why is that?’ In fact, it seems to me that… More #theOXYMORON No.60

Australian Cult Rock Band The Lockhearts Release Music Video “Low”

  Sydney Australia’s ruffians ‘The Lockhearts’ officially release their new video ‘Low’ utilizing the skills of renowned fetish stylist Oliver Debiais and House of Fire’s couture bondage line to help bring their vision to life. The clip has already started to turn heads having just won bronze at the Global Music Awards before its official release. Filmed… More Australian Cult Rock Band The Lockhearts Release Music Video “Low”

Tribe Society Debut Animated Official Music Video For “Kings,”

After making their world debut at SXSW as the opener for Incubus earlier this year, Tribe Society came out swinging with their debut EP “Lucid Dreams” in June 2015. With a sound Huffington Post calls “Powerful, intoxicating, even,” Tribe Society have hit the world stage in grand fashion. Lead single “Kings” acts as the ideal… More Tribe Society Debut Animated Official Music Video For “Kings,”

Watch Compass: Mexican Institute of Sound & Toy Selectah “Uy Uy Uy”

Mexican Institute of Sound & Toy Selectah continue to blend dance music and Latin vibes with their second Mad Decent release “Uy Uy Uy.” The track starts off with a classic cumbia beat, but the duo quickly adds their own flair as an unexpected rap verse kicks in, making it the perfect mix of Dance,… More Watch Compass: Mexican Institute of Sound & Toy Selectah “Uy Uy Uy”

HEYGIRLHEY: Shura

  (Shura and her band perform live at Maida Vale Studios for Annie Mac on Radio 1.) Shura (Aleksandra Denton) is an UK singer, songwriter and producer from the UK. Her sound is a ’70s/80s pop-rock filtered through ’90s R&B blended with indietronica and new wave. She started playing guitar when she was 13 and… More HEYGIRLHEY: Shura

Pharrell Releases ‘Freedom” Video On Apple Music & Vevo

Originally Pharrell released his music video “Freedom” through Apple Music but later decided to release it via Vevo for everyone to view. In the music video, Pharrell is a variety of different places where groups of people finally get the courage and strength to break free of their figurative chains, The beat is very catchy… More Pharrell Releases ‘Freedom” Video On Apple Music & Vevo

Meet Trippy Psychedelia Artist Vinyl Williams

On his new album Into, Vinyl Williams leaves behind the murkier lo-fi production of his 2012 debut full-length, Lemniscate, for more textured, somnambulist pop. Out this Friday July 24th on Chaz Bundick’s (Toro Y Moi, Les Sins) Company Records, Into moves him into a more vivid, multi-colored dream world than ever before. This is available in… More Meet Trippy Psychedelia Artist Vinyl Williams

The Elwins Release New Video Featuring Thousands of Post-It Notes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gup63tvG-KA “The Elwins had seen some of my past work for Zeus and Broken Social Scene and asked me if I could help them make a stop-motion animated video that used Post-It notes – that was their only guideline! They were super-keen on participating and they had done a little stop-motion piece before, so I… More The Elwins Release New Video Featuring Thousands of Post-It Notes

#theOXYMORON No.59

“It’s just nice, I guess. Knowing that someone else can put into words what I feel. That there are people who have been through things worse than I have, and they come out on the other side okay. Not only that, but they made some kind of twisted, fucked-up sense of the completely senseless. They… More #theOXYMORON No.59

New Hit Single & Video “War And Porn” By Joni In The Moon

Recorded at Damaru Studio and mixed and mastered at Crank by Lee Buddle (KUČKA, The Merindas, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu), the single will be sure to see further diversifying comparisons, already of which Tuung, Björk, Sarah Blasko, Flying Lotus, London Grammar, Florence & The Machine and Feist have been made. Joni In The Moon’s mesmerizing aural… More New Hit Single & Video “War And Porn” By Joni In The Moon

Brodinski Delivers New Music Video “On Me” Featuring Bricc Baby

Brodinski drops his latest video “On Me” which is off his debut project Brava. The video and track features Compton’s Bricc Baby (formerly Bricc Baby Shitro). “On Me” defines that artist’s edgy sound with its great production. “On Me” is one of the bonus tracks off his project and is said to be one of… More Brodinski Delivers New Music Video “On Me” Featuring Bricc Baby

HEYGIRLHEY: JEEN

Jeen (real name Jeen O’Brien) has been on a musical journey that informed Tourist (Deluxe Edition) her new album out now. Outside of also being the vocalist for Brendan Canning’s (Broken Social Scene) other band Cookie Duster, she has developed a style for her solo material that calls to mind the golden age of indie rock and MTV’s 120 Minutes, where both… More HEYGIRLHEY: JEEN

Out Now M.I.A’s ‘Matahdatah Scroll 01 Broader Than A Border’

“I directed and edited my first music video for ‘Warriors’ for my last album, MATANGI, and I held it back until now, because it inspired me to make a whole series of songs and videos on the concept of borders. Making songs and videos at the same time out of a suitcase on location is… More Out Now M.I.A’s ‘Matahdatah Scroll 01 Broader Than A Border’

South London Artist Kadiata Premieres “Goodnight”

South London artist Kadiata releases visuals for “Goodnight” which was directed and edited by Kadiata himself. As a fan of music coming out of London, I am never disappointed and “Goodnight” is another reason why. The video brings an alternative trap vibe in their sound that has a very dark, gloomy inner-city image. The visuals remind… More South London Artist Kadiata Premieres “Goodnight”

Meet New Zealand Electronic Artist Introverted Dancefloor

Introverted Dancefloor is Bevan Smith, a New Zealander who has released music under names like Signer and Aspen, and who has played in the Ruby Suns and Skallander throughout the last decade. His prior output has been spread over many international labels and has touched on sundry genres (like techno, IDM, folk, ambient) while featuring restraint… More Meet New Zealand Electronic Artist Introverted Dancefloor

Natasha Lyonne & Alex Karpovsky Star In Tanlines ‘Palace’ video

Tanlines releases a new music video called “Palace” which stars Natash Lyonne of Orange Is The New Black and Alex Karpovsy of Girls. The video also features Ben Sinclair of High Maintenance and Leo Fitzpatrick of Kids. It deals with the two stars and a crummy breakup. Lyonne and Tanlines’s Eric Emm are a dramatic… More Natasha Lyonne & Alex Karpovsky Star In Tanlines ‘Palace’ video

#theOXYMORON No.58

WARNING: This series of #theOXYMORON includes lots and lots of BASS! “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Dance little bird just dance! “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music.… More #theOXYMORON No.58

Sons of Anarchy Stars Feature in The Forest Rangers’ ‘Trying to Believe’ Music Video

Brought together by the director of Sons of Anarchy musical Bob Thiele Jr., we are introduced to The Forest Rangers. They just released their bluesy-rock n roll video “Trying to Believe.” The video was directed by Kenneth Cappello and Visuals by Alison Mosshart of The Kills and Dead Weather (who also sings on the track).… More Sons of Anarchy Stars Feature in The Forest Rangers’ ‘Trying to Believe’ Music Video

Poema Releases Pretty Speeches EP

“If you’re looking for warm, endearing new acoustic-tinged alt-rock, well, it doesn’t really get any better than Nashville sister-duo Poema. Their chilled out sound is perfect for those quiet, hot summer days cruising down the freeway with the windows rolled down…” -The 405 As a “HEYGIRLHEY” feature, I spotlighted Nashville duo Poema. They had released track “Go… More Poema Releases Pretty Speeches EP

Redbull Music Academy x Branko: “Atlas Unfolded” Web-Series

Coinciding with the release of Branko’s debut solo album, Atlas, the documentary series Atlas Unfolded will premiere a new webisode every day from August 31st – September 4th, 2015 on daily.redbullmusicacademy.com. Atlas Unfolded is the visual documentation of Branko’s five-part journey to Cape Town (South Africa), New York (USA), São Paulo (Brazil), Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Lisbon (Portugal),… More Redbull Music Academy x Branko: “Atlas Unfolded” Web-Series