Three years after their self-titled debut, with Time magazine naming their track "Eye to Eye" one of the best songs of 2016, Chicago indie-pop quintet Varsity is back with another full-length album filled with bright and catchy melodies. Singer and keyboardist Stephanie Smith continues to charm us with her beautiful vocals, and is still joined … Continue reading Album Feature: Parallel Person by VARSITY
Ahhhh, what a treat. It is always a pleasant surprise when one of your favorite dream pop duo brings out a collection of unreleased material. Beach House amassed unreleased songs spanning from their 11-year career since their self-titled debut in 2006, and we can finally have a hold of these tracks with their compilation B-Side … Continue reading Album Feature: B-Sides and Rarities by Beach House
I love me some easy breezy roadtrip music like The Sundays, especially when I feel like I'm in a rut or I don't have my sh*t together. And chancing upon the latest release from Land of Talk was such a treat - it effortlessly makes you feel like the world is perfect. Elizabeth Powell's arresting … Continue reading Album Feature: Life After Youth by Land of Talk
Read on to find out how personal struggles influenced Psychic Twin's music and gave birth to a beautiful album.
Chicago, Illinois UK-based dream pop band Fear of Men is composed of Jess Weiss on vocals and guitar, Daniel Falvey on guitars and keyboards, and Michael Miles on drums. They started in 2011 and released their debut album Loom in 2014. Armed with synth, distortions, and charm, the Brighton band recently graced Chicago with a remarkable … Continue reading Fear of Men Live at Schubas Tavern