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Almost Heaven

I remember the first time someone made a joke about “County Roads” when they found out I would be attending West Virginia University. I was in my best friend’s kitchen in the middle of June and her grandmother began belting the song out at the top of her lungs. I had absolutely no idea what she was doing. As it turns out, whenever anyone over the age of 40 heard where I was attending...
Boston based singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler has released the tracklist and a new single from her upcoming album Strangers, set to be released in May. This will be Nadler's seventh full-length album and a follow-up to her 2014 project July. "Janie in Love" is dark, dream-pop number that, like Nadler, blurs the lines between indie-rock and ambient pop music. A self-aware Nadler reminds us of the way love tends to embody a natural disaster: "You...
DJDS released the video for “I Don’t Love You,” a slow-building, potent track off their latest album, Stand Up And Speak, out Friday. Say what you want about its repetitive lyrics, but this is precisely my favorite kind of house music — the kind that is melancholy and yet triumphant. Shot in just one day (entirely with iPhones), they collaborated with close friend Daniel Pappas to bring their vision of “Hollywood Purgatory” to life....
Bishop is the newest singer-songwriter to break down barriers between indie and mainstream pop music. Bishop was born in London, is of both Irish and Scottish descent and grew up in Hong Kong and Tokyo. She’s all over the place, in the best way possible. Her diverse background truly reflects how her music cannot be categorized by one genre. Just days after graduating high school, she decided to take her talents to LA and...