“I Want Your Trouble” By Brandy Zdan

The Who: Brandy Zdan (Nashville, TN) The What: Sometimes it’s the simplest things that can bring on the inspiraton. See Nashville-by-way-of-Canada Brandy Zdan for further. Imagine that you’re dating and one day your beau shoots you a text message that says, “I want your trouble.” Indeed, there are a myriad of ways for one to respond to such a relationship juncture […]

“Inaction” By LEAN

The Who: Lean (Los Angeles, CA) The What: Relationships are hard and there truly is no sensation quite like that of feeling alone while you’re with someone, particularly a significant other. As the Los Angeles duo Lean, Stephen Johnson and Kyle McCammon wield that subtlely sharp indie pop blade with precision in their song and video “Inaction.” Lean just announced […]

“Next To Me” By Imagine Dragons

The Victim. The Witness. The Mother. The Coroner. The Elder Man. The Priest. In this life, everyone has a part to play. Odds are that you had zero intention of tweeting something like, “I’m not crying, you’re crying!” today. Odds are that you will, anyway. In February those Las Vegas favorite sons, Imagine Dragons, tacked the single “Next To Me” onto […]

“Kiss Like A Woman” By Mona

The Who: MONA (Nashville, TN) The What: So…where was MONA when the rest of us had to suffer through bad prom DJs? No, seriously… Moving on. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Nick Brown puts his powerful voice to work and enlists friends Langley Fox and Madison Paige to lend character assists to deliver a love and sex-positive video message. “It […]

“One In, One Out” by We Are Scientists

The Who: We Are Scientists (Brooklyn, NY) The What: Hey Keith Murray….Chris Cain: what’s up, guys? So nice to see We Are Scientists again! Yeah, we hear that you’re sitting on a monster new album of bangers called Megaplex. Comes out on April 27th? Can’t wait, but in the meantime, we’re really digging the shiny groove and indie synth of the […]

“Fever Pitch” By Rainbow Kitten Surprise

The Who: Rainbow Kitten Surprise (Boone, NC) The What: Once upon a time, five funky folk-soul rockers named Sam Melo (lead vox), Darrick “Bozzy” Keller (guitar/vox), Ethan Goodpaster (lead guitar/vox), Jess Haney (drums) and Charlie Holt (bass/vox) got together under the design of making some warm-blooded and groovy tunes. Adorably, they called themselves Rainbow Kitten Surprise. They did some stuff […]

“Harvey Talk” By the Scared Crows

The Who: The Scared Crows (Los Angeles, CA) The What: After the year that was 2017, we (the human race) have much to think about, reconcile and resolve when it comes to how we treat one another and, because of that, one shouldn’t be too surprised if art (in its various and powerful forms) in 2018 has a tendency to reflect […]