Author Archives: Margot Mausner

Aamourocean‘s “Yuntekkem” is amazingly weird. Sounding like the perfect cross between a creepy youth choir and relaxed nightclub beats, the track is quite epic, but not in the sense you might think. It’s as if Scala & Kolacny Brothers got drunk and tried their hand at electronic music. This exotically exciting single comes off the Parisian producer’s […]

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It’s easy to be famous when you have a famous family, so it could be said that Zoë Kravitz is only in the spotlight because of her father, Lenny. That certainly isn’t the case here. She has proven herself a successful model, actress and now musician. Lolawolf, comprised of Kravitz and Reputante’s James Levy and Jimmy […]

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I’ve just been informed that there is no Eliza. There is no bear. In fact, Eliza and the Bear  is actually the title of a collection of poems by Eleanor Rees. People do find inspiration in unexpected places. So is the case with the London based quintet. Their most recent single “It Gets Cold” is instantly likable, […]

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Catching Fire is going to be epic — not only cinematographically speaking, but musically. Major motion pictures of this nature tend to wrangle great artists for their soundtracks. This album will be no different, especially with a contribution from Lorde. Tears for Fears‘ 1986 classic “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” has gotten a gloomy makeover […]

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You may have heard of Kevin Morby before. He has, after all, made a name for himself as both the singer/guitarist for the Brooklyn band The Babies and bassist for Woods. Recently, however, the Kansas City Native announced the release of his debut solo LP, Harlem River, an album he has dubbed as an homage to NYC, the […]

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White Lies take on Lana Del Rey‘s with their stripped-down cover of her smoldering 2012 hit, “Ride.” The London trio’s metamorphosed take feels far more “indie rock” than the original, sounding quite similar to the Killers’ Hot Fuss (especially during that first minute). Lead singer Harry McVeigh’s baritone here is complimented by a simple bass, keys and […]

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