COIN do some growing up on new track “It’s Okay.” Though the members of this Nashville four-piece have already proven themselves to be masters of fun, infectious indie-pop with tracks like “Honey” and “Atlas,” “It’s Okay” shows the band taking itself a bit more seriously, repurposing the usual bright keys and guitar to a hopeful […]

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After two long patient years, Real Estate are finally ready to release their next LP, Atlas. The New Jersey natives have paired the announcement with a charming new single, “Talking Backwards,” that comes in the form of a lovely video of the band recording the track. There’s not a note out of place, and fans will find […]

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When I first watched the new video by COIN, for their excellent song “Atlas,” it appeared to be a shot-for-shot homage to R.E.M.’s timeless video for “It’s the End of the World (And I Feel Fine).” You remember that video. The scrawny kid in the destroyed house, pulling skate tricks and smashing bottles, alone after […]

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I was first turned onto Rüfüs when I heard the Frames remix for “Selena” on a mixtape and they have been the object of my obsession ever since. Their debut album ATLAS is currently #1 on Australian iTunes and these guys seem to be gaining more traction than Miley Cyrus’ booty shorts. I recently had the […]

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Our favorite up-and-coming power-pop purveyors COIN are back today with a brand new single: “Atlas.” The track kicks things up a notch from the previously-featured “Honey,” starting off with some summery Strokes-style guitar before singer Chase Lawrence escorts us with his sweet vocals into an explosive chorus rife with Passion Pit falsetto peaks. In other […]

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I don’t know much about Fanfarlo, other than that Lindsay had one of their songs in her Top 10 songs of 2009 list, but after hearing the leaked “Atlas,” off of the new Twilight Saga: Eclipse soundtrack, I need to hear more. When I first heard it, I thought my iTunes was on shuffle and […]

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