Although Emil & Friends‘ “Crystal Ball” was the only song of theirs to make it onto our Top Tracks of 2011 list, there were a number of others off the band’s last full-length, Lo & Behold, that were strong contenders. The album’s lasting impression comes thanks to Emil Hewitt’s — the creative force behind the […]

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If you like songs about Eastern European women, then you’re in luck, because Alan Palomo — or the “Chillwave wizard” as Pitchfork calls him — has done it again. You thought Chillwave was dead? Wrong. It’s here for good. Chillwave is all about atmospherics, and that is where Neon Indian reigns supreme. With “Polish Girl,” Palamo […]

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