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Khruangbin's 'Hasta el Cielo' Is the Entire World in an Album

Khruangbin's 'Hasta el Cielo' Is the Entire World in an Album

July 15, 2019 Known for taking inspiration from the likes of Thailand, Spain, and the Middle East, the group's third album shows that globalization can breathe new life into your music library.
Author: Brady Moses
Tommy Newport's "Movie Screen"  Will Have You Dancing With the Devil

Tommy Newport's "Movie Screen"  Will Have You Dancing With the Devil

July 12, 2019 Newport's music is a funk-fueled party.
Author: Jess Myers
Cory Wong Proves Guitar Is Still King With  "Cosmic Sans" ft. Tom Misch

Cory Wong Proves Guitar Is Still King With  "Cosmic Sans" ft. Tom Misch

July 12, 2019 By the end of the three-and-a-half-minute whirlwind, you'll already be writing a check for your new Stratocaster.
Author: Brady Moses
Winston Surfshirt's "Make a Move" Will Have You Struggling to Stay Dressed

Winston Surfshirt's "Make a Move" Will Have You Struggling to Stay Dressed

June 17, 2019 With a sound that draws influence from funk, surf rock, West Coast hip-hop, soul, and disco, it's no wonder that Elton John has dubbed these genre-benders as "his favorite band of the moment."
Author: Brady Moses
half•alive Delivers the Full Package of Indie Funk With "RUNAWAY"

half•alive Delivers the Full Package of Indie Funk With "RUNAWAY"

June 13, 2019 The band name half ·alive is rather deceptive - there's nothing "half" about what these guys do.
Author: Brady Moses
pop
Channel Tres Is Underground Dance Music's New Star [NEW ARTIST DISCOVERY]

Channel Tres Is Underground Dance Music's New Star [NEW ARTIST DISCOVERY]

June 5, 2019 Home to the same label that brought us the likes of Shamir and Yaeji, Channel Tres' mark in dance music feels assured.
Author: Maxamillion Polo
Steve Lacy Cements Himself as a Funk Revivalist & R&B Savant with 'Apollo XXI'

Steve Lacy Cements Himself as a Funk Revivalist & R&B Savant with 'Apollo XXI'

May 28, 2019 The Compton native's music is akin to coming home to your parents' records playing in the living room on a sublime summer day - familiar, novel, and inviting.
Author: Maxamillion Polo
R&B
Transport Yourself to Omar Apollo's 80s Dance Party with the Technicolored "So Good" Video

Transport Yourself to Omar Apollo's 80s Dance Party with the Technicolored "So Good" Video

May 17, 2019 + Catch Omar Apollo on  'The Voyager Tour' with  Ambar Lucid now!
Author: Alissa Arunarsirakul
pop
Indie-Funk Master Johnny Utah Chases His "Honeypie" in Lighthearted Video [PREMIERE]

Indie-Funk Master Johnny Utah Chases His "Honeypie" in Lighthearted Video [PREMIERE]

May 16, 2019 You're about to fall madly in love with Johnny Utah, or at least his sensational talent for crafting infectious funky pop.
Author: Alissa Arunarsirakul
pop
Great Good Fine Ok Chooses Love over Fear In "Terrified" with Pell [PREMIERE]

Great Good Fine Ok Chooses Love over Fear In "Terrified" with Pell [PREMIERE]

April 18, 2019 Upon the first listen of "Terrified," it's obvious that GGFO is heavily influenced by contrasting elements of synth-pop, funk, and hip-hop.
Author: Alissa Arunarsirakul
pop