Listen: Leapling – ‘Alabaster Snow’

Image: Anna Sian You know a few weeks ago how we were kind of late for Valentine’s Day and we ended up playing a load of tunes about it a few weeks after it happened? Yeah, well, we’re doing the same for the 29th February. We have no sense of time. Frontman of Brooklynites Leapling,…

Listen: Half Waif – ‘Turn Me Around’

Nandi Rose Plunkett, the frontwoman of Brooklynites Half Waif, has an Indian mother and a father with Irish, Swiss and American blood. That’s quite a combination. It’s perhaps little surprise that the unique cultural blend in Nandi’s veins gave rise to some of the themes and sounds on Half Waif’s upcoming record Probable Depths; after…

Listen: Tiny Deaths – ‘The Gardener’

Image: Zoe Prinds Split between Minneapolis and Brooklyn, the duo behind Tiny Deaths have been busy making brooding and atmospheric indie that often soars in the stratosphere. So it’s maybe a bit surprising to anyone familiar with their work to find that their latest offering, ‘The Gardener,’ is a bit more restrained affair that drifts…

News… twig twig Releases New Song ‘Fade Away’

Image: Charles Billot You’ve got a CV that extends to playing with Sylvan Esso, Son Lux and Landlady while also producing for Haif Waif, Julia Easterlin and Feathers+Eyes. What do you do next? Well if you’re Brooklynite and acclaimed trumpeter Zubin Hensler there’s only one natural progression: to forge a solo career. Because really, where…

News… Eddi Front Returns With New Track ‘Goldie’

It’s been three years since Eddi Front (aka Brooklyn native Ivana Carrescia) released her debut self-titled EP. In that time we’ve heard relatively little from the piano player and singer-songwriter, save for a single track seven months ago in the form of ‘Elevator.’ But luckily for everyone who has missed her breathy tones and melancholic…

News… The New Tarot Share New Single ‘Tell Me You Like Me’

Sisters Monika and Karen Walker like rock and they like synthpop. So they took their loud synthrock sound to the subways of Brooklyn and formed their band The New Tarot. They only just released their second EP Stella! last month but they’re not one to rest on their laurels and are already treating us to…

News… Flamingosis Unveils Funk-Filled New Track ‘Riding The L’

Aaron Velasquez’s father invented a Frisbee move. Not just any old Frisbee move – a freestyle Frisbee movie. That move was called the Flamingosis, and while we’re not really sure how to pull one off with our flying discs (or indeed how to do anything with our Frisbees outside of Wii Golf) we’re sure that…