Hibou (that’s “ee-boo”, the French word for owl) is Seattle’s Peter Michel, the craftsman of the sound he calls “ethereal surf poppy love.” Though Michel is joined by a handful of bandmates for live shows, he is the one primarily responsible for Hibou’s latest, “Hide Away,” a track that lives up to Michel’s description on all […]

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Kye Kye are slowly becoming our new favorites with the release of new track “Dreams (2am).” Last week they impressed us with “Honest Affection,” the first taste of their upcoming LP Fantasize. Their sophomore single turns down the synth-pop, instead opting for a dreamier tone with hints of Say Lou Lou, Now Now and CUBS. […]

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Odesza is a Seattle-based production team comprised of Harrison Mills (Catacombkid) and Clayton Knight (BeachesBeaches). The duo met during their senior year of college and in one short summer cultivated a sound that was paradoxically complex and simple. A year later, Odesza’s sound still retains its paradoxical appeal, but has grown to incorporate potently infectious […]

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Talk about a beat connection. To kick off their upcoming tour West Coast tour together, electro-pop trio Beat Connection teamed up with fellow Seattle-based production duo ODESZA for a remix of their track “Saola.” The result is tropical, psychedelic electro-pop, a vibrant and dreamy track made for the summer. Applying their upbeat style of chillwave, […]

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My Thursday at SXSW started at 6:00am at Reagan National Airport. I had a 7am flight to Austin via Charlotte and was set to touch down at 11:30am. I was only going to be in town for a brief stint so something needed to be sacrificed to maximize the excursion into downtown Austin. I dropped […]

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