This is the first we’ve heard from the UK-based, sibling-fronted band Bat And Ball, and they make a strong first impression. On “We Prefer It in the Dark,” vocalist Abi Sinclair’s bird-bright voice hits somewhere between CHVRCHES and Regina Spektor, and she suspends a fluttery, dark pop melody over a spare, high-strung XX-meets-Alt-J backing. Keep […]

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You can recognize Regina Spektor‘s voice at the drop of a needle. Her unorthodox vocal techniques paired with various musical stylings and abstract lyrical narratives have made her a standout in the industry. Spektor’s new single “You’ve Got Time” falls beautifully into her wild indie-pop-anti-folk conglomeration. In the song’s verses there is a sense of immediacy in […]

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Regina Spektor‘s career is littered with gems on a spectrum ranging from deep, heartfelt ballads to skippy, quirky pop numbers. “Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas)” is the skippiest, quirkiest, poppiest track from her most recent album, What We Saw From The Cheap Seats, and the video bears the random, whimsical flag even further. […]

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