How Sad is potentially the most inaptly titled band of all time. The Montreal synth-pop outfit have followed up shows with Purity Ring, Twin Sister and others with their debut single, the smooth-as-syrup “Indian Summer.” The track — off their debut EP of the same name — is a polished gem. “Indian Summer” should be […]

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CHVRCHES (pronounced “churches” for all you non-latin majors out there) is a Glaswegian trio led by ebullient lead vocalist Lauren Mayberry that just released a soaring synth-pop number, “The Mother We Share.” The track would fit nicely on a playlist alongside innovative electro-pop pioneers like St. Lucia or Purity Ring. With a vocal melody nearly […]

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Taken By Trees is the solo project of Swedish native Victoria Bergsman, probably best known for her backing vocals on PB&J’s iconic “Young Folks” or her cover of Animal Collective’s “My Girls” back in 2010. After releasing two albums on Rough Trade that were relative successes, (especially in Pitchfork’s eyes) Bergsman jumped over to Secretly […]

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The last time we saw CSLSX, they had crept their way onto 2010’s ATG Goodbye Summer Mixtape with their infectious “Futuretapes,” though in reality that track had been dominating our iTunes long before then. Recently, the Philly-based group have recruited Mountain Man to join along for their newest track. “Aeromancer” is a fuzzy electropop track […]

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With my thesis and my Vegas vacation in the rearview, I’m back to real posting, starting with a track that I’ve been playing non-stop for the past few weeks. Young Digerati are a four-piece outfit from San Francisco that met during high school detention, though unfortunately Judd Nelson and Emilio Estevez have nothing to do […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2PfaXfJN2c&hd=1] Primary 1 is the musical moniker of Joe Flory, a London-based producer of some fantastic original synthpop, as well as a fair share of quality remixes. He’s collaborated with Nina Persson (of The Cardigans fame) on “The Blues,” which we featured on our latest Cannabliss Mix. I’ve had this gem of a song, “Princess,” […]

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