#NewMusicMonday: Lindstrøm & Todd Terje

It's Monday. Again. And you need to dance. Fortunately, with this song, that problem's solved. [You're welcome.] Today's selection is the delicious retro techno of Lindstrøm & Todd Terje from Norway, a tribute to all the places they want to go and the adventures they haven't had. Yet. (In case you've never heard of Lanzarote, the … Continue reading #NewMusicMonday: Lindstrøm & Todd Terje

#NewMusicMonday: Haim

I am a pop-lover at heart. I think that's why I fell in love with this girl-fronted band, and this song especially. Haim is a sister trio from LA who grew up playing small gigs with their parents, who played for a hobby. Together with their drummer, who happens to be a guy, they've  launched … Continue reading #NewMusicMonday: Haim

#NewMusicMonday: Laura Marling

I don't know what to do with Laura Marling. She is so deceptively deep. I say deceptive because look at her. She's angelic, the golden hair and giant blue eyes, staring off above you into another world. And she is only 23. She shouldn't have this kind of experience, the kind she crams into her … Continue reading #NewMusicMonday: Laura Marling

Unblock your writer

"I write in terror. I have to talk myself into bravery with every sentence, sometimes every syllable." –Cynthia Ozick "Don’t simply tell me that faith saves you, tell me how it almost failed you, too. Don’t tell me about love, speak of your passion. Don’t tell me you’re hurt, let me see your heart breaking. … Continue reading Unblock your writer

#NewMusicMonday: Kate Simko

Meet American music school reject, Kate Simko, electronic music producer, composer and DJ. Fortunately for her, and the music world, London accepted her and her electronic music as legitimate, not some synthetic impostor. It might appear that Kate is some pretentious musical elitist who planned on moving to Europe anyway because it's cooler, but under the … Continue reading #NewMusicMonday: Kate Simko