Meet Indie Rock Artist Delta Spirit

Meet Indie Rock Artist Delta Spirit

If you like indie rock,  you catch yourself listening to a mixture of The Vaccines, Kasabian, Dead Weather and Arctic Monkeys more often than not, you should keep an ear out for Matthew Logan Vasquez, the front man of Delta Spirit and one-third of the super-group Middle Brother’s upcoming new single Everything I Do Is Out.  The track is lead … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.87

#theOXYMORON No.87

“I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” ― Aldous Huxley, Point Counter Point ENJOY. xxxo, Bittersweet <3

Meet Dance Pop Artist Pillar Point

Meet Dance Pop Artist Pillar Point

The upcoming Pillar Point album Marble Mouth — out January 22nd on Polyvinyl — was recorded and mixed by engineer Drew Vandenberg (Toro Y Moi, Deerhunter, of Montreal). Much like the red-blooded party that is Pillar Point’s live show, the new album is a sweat lodge of bold drum beats and lean synth lines that … Continue reading

Branko Releases Official Music Video “Let Me Go” Feat. Mr.Carmack & Nonku Phiri

Branko Releases Official Music Video “Let Me Go” Feat. Mr.Carmack & Nonku Phiri

Earlier this week Lisbon producer/DJ and co-founder of Buraka Som Sistema, Branko, revisited his critically praised debut LP ATLAS with the release of the ATLAS Expanded remix pack featuring 10 remixes from hotly-tipped producers from across the globe. Released via BitTorrent Bundle, ATLAS Expanded has racked up an incredible 700,000 downloads since its release Wednesday, January 20th. … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.85

#theOXYMORON No.85

Don’t be afraid to do something just because you’re scared of what people are going to say about you. People will judge you no matter what. ENJOY. xxxo, Bittersweet <3

Casey Veggies: “Waveisodes Presents”

Casey Veggies: “Waveisodes Presents”

One of my favorite things to watch is behind the scene footage and tour videos by artists. Casey Veggies  released on YouTube “Waveisodes.” Episode 1 Casey Veggie did a surprise performance at his former high school Inglewood High.It was a surprise from the principal for good behavior. The second episode was a collection of toured … Continue reading

HEYGIRLHEY! Joni Payne

HEYGIRLHEY! Joni Payne

Ohio artist Joni Payne combines her classic jazz influenced vocals with new chill wave, electronic R&B to create a unique sound to call her own..  Born in the Mid-West, but having lived on the east and now west coast, Joni has been influenced by a wide array of genres and American cultures that have helped her develop … Continue reading

London’s Ethan Breakaway Releases Debut EP Ink

London’s Ethan Breakaway Releases Debut EP Ink

Ethan Breakaway is a upincoming artist from London. Some of his influences are Marvin Gaye, John Mayer, Prince, Loose Ends and Usher. Late last year Breakaway released his EP Ink. The three tracks featured on the EP were released online earlier this year which was ‘Night to Remember’, ‘Nostalgia’ and most recently ‘Tonight is the Night’. This young … Continue reading

Meet Miami Chillwavers Krisp

Meet Miami Chillwavers Krisp

Krisp is an indie rock, chill wave dance band out of Miami, formed in 2011 and signed to Gummdrops. Band members Juan Ledesma, Charlie Woods, Alex Lopez, and Robert Villar combine electro dance elements, chill wave, and indie rock to produce a unique blend of carefree groove, and 80’s inspired synth lines. Of the first … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.83

#theOXYMORON No.83

Our journey as human beings is not about following a pre-ordained path, but about creating that path life rarely makes any more sense when things are done “in order”. Life makes sense when we are centered in our hearts and we let go of resisting how are unique journey needs to unfold in its own … Continue reading

Meet Oakland’s Whiskerman

Meet Oakland’s Whiskerman

Whiskerman is a Rock/Soul/Folk band from Oakland, CA. Whiskerman has been hinting at the apocalypse ever since they released the song of their namesake, “Whiskerman”, a story about the messianic Jesus figure humanity has been waiting for at the end of days. Now, with NOMAD, their new album produced by Jeff Saltzman (The Killers, Dept of … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.82

#theOXYMORON No.82

“The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist The first #theOXYMORON of the new year and I’m excited to provide like any other #theOXYMORON great music that I discovered during my listening sessions. I love sharing music with everyone and I hope … Continue reading

Best of #theOXYMORON 2015

Best of #theOXYMORON 2015

It seems that every year, the current year passes by so fast. I turn to my left it’s sunny then I turn to my right and it’s freezing cold. 2015 I can honestly say was an alright year. It wasn’t the best but it was awful. For music, I came across a lot of beautiful artists and … Continue reading

Meet Australian duo Human Movement

Meet Australian duo Human Movement

Having begun just over a year ago, what started as a passion project for two teenaged friends, evolved into the signing of a release with German tastemaking label Exposure Music, airtime on Australia’s prolific Triple J radio, and a fan-demanded tour across their home country. Overseas, the boys began seeing a thriving fan base, catching the attention of Complex, … Continue reading

G-Eazy Releases Animated Video “Sad Boy”

G-Eazy Releases Animated Video “Sad Boy”

Recently, Bay Area rapper G-Eazy released an animate narrative music video for “Sad Boy.” “Sad Boy” was inspired by the Peanuts cartoons and the character Charlie Brown but with a very dark twist to it. The video was created by animators Applebutter Animated and Joonbug. “Sad Boy” is off G-Eazy’s major label debut album These … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.81

#theOXYMORON No.81

“Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ― Walt Disney Company ENJOY. xxxo, Bittersweet <3

Meet Los Angeles Dream Pop Trio Crescendo

Meet Los Angeles Dream Pop Trio Crescendo

“Crescendo is a three-piece band from Los Angeles that makes moody pop music that you can dance and cry to at the same time. [Haunted] is a dichotomy between dark and dreamy, but it’ll make your day a little bit brighter.” Los Angeles dream pop trio Crescendo is powered by romanticism, science fiction, imagination, and … Continue reading

In Focus: SZA & Zoe Kravitz

In Focus: SZA & Zoe Kravitz

“Your music is not real if it’s out of revenge ’cause then it’s not for you.” -SZA & Zoe A new mini series called “In Focus”  brought to you buy Ford and Pitchfork brings the cameras in a car conversation with two artists. The first episode is SZA and Zoe Kravitz. I really enjoy the … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.80

#theOXYMORON No.80

“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

HEYGIRLHEY! LA Singer-Songwriter Cassandra Violet

HEYGIRLHEY! LA Singer-Songwriter Cassandra Violet

“There are some retro, doo-wop undercurrents, flairs of hippie-chic dream folk, and an uninhibited vocal delivery that conjures up the early work of Regina Spektor. It’s fantastically original music that is both playful and innovative while retaining a strong feminist angle.” Los Angeles native Cassandra Violet leads a folkpop band infused with infectious hooks, drums, … Continue reading

Meet Italian Psych Pop Duo Dumbo Gets Mad

Meet Italian Psych Pop Duo Dumbo Gets Mad

Italian born, LA based duo Dumbo Gets Mad started in the summer of 2010 in a basement; soon after the duo started working on first album Elephants At The Door (2011), producing weird and trippy sounds. Two years later there was Quantum Leap, and now, with third album Thank You Neil, Dumbo Gets Mad explores … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.79

#theOXYMORON No.79

“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.” ― Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I … Continue reading

Check out Baauer’s Latest Music Video “Go! Go!”

Check out Baauer’s Latest Music Video “Go! Go!”

(click photo to see video) Thomas Razi recently directed Philadelphia Electronic/Trap producer’s Baauer’s latest music video “Go! Go!” which is now available on Apple Music. The video features a couple’s relationship through the ups and the downs taking place in a hurtling car in space. That car is jamming directly into the Earth. It kinda gives … Continue reading

Meet Futuristic Hip Hop Producer Mike Gao

Meet Futuristic Hip Hop Producer Mike Gao

Mike Gao is a producer/technologist from California. Some of his previous releases come from labels including Alpha Pup records, HW&W Huhwhatandwhere, Finest Ego, All City Records UK, and Galapagos4. Some of his accomplishments were 1st Project Blowed Beat Battle win and 10th Anniversary Mighty 4 beat battle win. He’s performed at Low End Theory, Outlook Festival, Big Chill Festival, … Continue reading

Listen In: Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman’s EP Lice

Listen In: Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman’s EP Lice

Together Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman are Lice. Their latest self-released project features production from DJ Spinna, Optiks, Blockhead, and Alex “Apex” Gale. If you’re a fan of either artists or both, they will have physical copies of their EP with a limited amount available during their upcoming tour. Upcoming Tour Dates Dec 2: Homeboy Sandman … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.78

#theOXYMORON No.78

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ― Albert Einstein ENJOY. xxxo, Bittersweet <3

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope everyone has a great thanksgiving! Those who don’t celebrate it, I hope you have a great day as well. I will be offline until Sunday to explore the great land, food and music of Portland! I look forward in sharing my adventure with you all! :) ENJOY. xxxo, Bittersweet <3  

Meet Australian Funk Band Mañana

Meet Australian Funk Band Mañana

Mañana started in 2013 on the Central Coast of NSW, Australia. Picking up their instruments together as high school friends, they have been as one through every stage of their musical growth. There’s no doubt the bands strength lies in their songwriting, yet on and off stage their dedication to entertain is second to none. … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.77

#theOXYMORON No.77

“That’s what it feels like when you touch me. Like millions of tiny universes being born and then dying in the space between your finger and my skin. Sometimes I forget.” ― Iain Thomas, I Wrote This For You ENJOY. xxxo, Bittersweet <3

Melbourne Band Vallee Releases Video “Jungle”

Melbourne Band Vallee Releases Video “Jungle”

The biggest driving force for Melbourne band Vallee has been the positive response from strangers from all around the world connecting with their music. The collaborative song writing of guitarist Michael Keirs and bassist Brendan Aked make up the core of the Melbourne indie rockers. Influenced by the post punk revival scenes from the late … Continue reading

Nao Releases NSFW Video for “Bad Blood”

Nao Releases NSFW Video for “Bad Blood”

**NSFW music video** Just last month, Songtress Nao released the track “Bad Blood.” This week she released the visuals for it that was directed by Ian Pons Jewell. The B&W video depicts a beautiful nude woman with a smooth-shaven head who is able to magically put people into a trance and make trees grow out … Continue reading

Grime Artist Skepta In “Top Boy” Documentary

Grime Artist Skepta In “Top Boy” Documentary

Via Noisey, a new documentary called “Top Boy” about legendary Grime artist Skepta is released. The 30 minute mini-documentary was directed by Alex Hoffman starts in the summer of 2015 covering in-depth conversations on being an artist from London, footage from the tour bus, performances and appearances from Novelist, Krept and Konan, A$AP Nast, Frisco, … Continue reading

HEYGIRLHEY! Berlin Producer Sofia Kourtesis

HEYGIRLHEY! Berlin Producer Sofia Kourtesis

Berlin producer, songwriter, vocalist, designer, and DJ, Sofia Kourtesis has established herself as a staple of the cutthroat electronic music scene in her European homeland, and now has her sets sites on the States. Her debut EP, This Is It, heard Kourtesis reinterpret the sounds of modern electronic by channeling elements of barraging tech-house, hip-hop, … Continue reading

Meet Moombahton DJs/Producers Ckrono & Slesh

Meet Moombahton DJs/Producers Ckrono & Slesh

Ckrono & Slesh are two DJs and producers from Florence, Italy, which seems to be one of the major hotspots for talented global club music artists nowadays. On their previous Enchufada release – the party-starting “Hebe” on the Upper Cuts series – we wondered if the equator had shifted a few miles North and was … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.75

#theOXYMORON No.75

“I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.” ― … Continue reading

Meet Nu-Soul Artist Broderick Batts

Meet Nu-Soul Artist Broderick Batts

‘Love is that word that’s used way too often It’s lost its true meaning We’ve all had that split second Where we question ‘Is this the person that I’ll always be with?’ Broderick Batts is a talented Nu-Soul individual from Tampa, FL. Currently he is based in Los Angeles, CA. With his 4-track EP 2001 … Continue reading

#theOXYMORON No.74

#theOXYMORON No.74

“Life, as we find it, is too hard for us; it brings us too many pains, disappointments and impossible tasks. In order to bear it we cannot dispense with palliative measures… There are perhaps three such measures: powerful deflections, which cause us to make light of our misery; substitutive satisfactions, which diminish it; and intoxicating … Continue reading