Category: New Music

Four Tet and Madlib made an album together

https://thissongissick.com/post/four-tet-madlib-album/ This is pretty yuge news. Imagine the sick genius who made this: And the all time great producer who made these beats: Coming together to make an album…. like what? Sounds like a passing drunk thought that everyone in the room emphatically agrees upon before throwing Harold’s on at the afterparty. By the way

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New Music Flavor – Juno Francis “Oyster Love”

Today, the world welcomes Oyster Love with open arms – the new EP baby from retro-esque duo Juno Francis (Angelica Ranåsen and Jacob Fagerstå). Self described as “the lovechild of a 60s gentleman and an 80s lady”, this Berlin based duo first caught my ears on Instagram with their track “Queen’s Anthem”, which yes, I

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Tom Aspaul: A Refreshing Queer Voice in Pop

British-born singer Tom Aspaul, who has writing credits with megastar Kylie Minogue, producer duo Snakehips and vibe purveyor AlunaGeorge (though Aluna is out on her own and her debut solo album is amazing), is a new gay about town. Black Country Disco, released in September, marks Aspaul’s first album. And what a triumphant entry! Black

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Metal in the Morning – Ulver’s “Russian Doll”

Ulver is one of my favorite bands in part because they are always evolving and refuse to be pigeon-holed. Their early records in the 90’s such as “Bergtatt” are atmospheric black metal but through the years, they’ve quickly shifted gears into new (yet organic) territory on each subsequent release. 2017’s masterful “The Assassination of Julius

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New Music Flavor – Magic Bronson “I Don’t Know Man”

Honestly man, I don’t know either….but this track is pretty dope. Magic Bronson, an LA based indie duo, are unsurprisingly playful and quirky – staples that seem to be crucial to all acts under Handwritten Records. In their own words, they “spearhead music trends, tackling social issues and the anxiety of what’s going on in

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Metal in the Morning – Enslaved’s “Jettegryta”

Enslaved have been a fascinating band to watch evolve since their inception in the early 90’s. Their first few albums such as “Vikingligr Veldi” and “Frost” were icy Viking black metal but with enough twists and turns to stand out from the numerous other bands in the genre. Their next several albums continued in this

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New Music Flavor – B & the Hive “Heart Beat”

It’s hard to know what existence is these days – are we here? Are we gone? Is my heart still beating? THANK GOODNESS B & the Hive pulled through with their new EP “Heart Beat” to serve as a sonic defibrillator. California cruisin’ kids, B & the Hive are best known for their ethereal and

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