Articles by Dean Brandt

PREMIERE: Chromeo Get “Jealous” for Original Tracks

The Canadian funktronica duo resurrects their catchy 2014 single for a passionate in-studio performance.

PREMIERE: Saro Comes of Age on “Boy Afraid”

The title track from the LA-based neo-R&B singer’s forthcoming EP is as woozy as it is danceable.

PREMIERE: iLoveMakonnen Strips Down “Tuesday” for Original Tracks

The LA R&B star goes Drake-less on an intimate performance of his 2014 smash.

PREMIERE: Chromeo Dish Out the “Juice” Video

It’s the first single from Dave 1 and P-Thugg’s upcoming fifth LP Head Over Heels.

PREMIERE: La Bouquet Break Taboos in “Kiss Me Kill Me” Video

The LA duo experiment with dated technology to roll in their new EP, Heavy Sunshine.

PREMIERE: Sweet Spirit Reach for “Salvation” in the New Season of Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

Kicking off the new batch of Happy Valley live performances with a bang.

PREMIERE: Rob Grote of The Districts Covers Neil Young for Original Tracks

As well as “Ordinary Day,” from “Popular Manipulations.”

PREMIERE: múm’s Gyda Valdysdóttir Reimagines Schubert’s “Opus 100”

Epicycle finds her taking on classical pieces from throughout history.

PREMIERE: Maston Tours Mid-Century Film Scores in “Rain Dance”

The Allah-Las/Jacco Gardner associate gets kosmiche.

PREMIERE: Silver Torches Hit the Old Dusty Trail in “If I Reach” Video

The touring member of Perfume Genius sets his song to simmer.

PREMIERE: Dave Depper Offers a Requiem for “Summer Days” in New Video

The Death Cab for Cutie sideman demonstrates his “Emotional Freedom Technique.”

PREMIERE: Dude York Advise Against Going DIY in “Black Jack” Video

From the Seattle trio’s February record “Sincerely.”

PREMIERE: Hop in the Magic Bus with I Come to Shanghai’s “Stranger”

Journey through the past, darkly.

PREMIERE: Tall Juan Goes The Distance in Handpainted “Cuida Coches” Video

Another “Olden Goldie” cut gets a clip.

PREMIERE: Dinner Sings Sweet “Siren Song” in New Video

From the Captured Tracks release “New Work.”

PREMIERE: Liquid Monk Recreate “Nighttime” in the Daylight with Help from Jazz Singer Kameryn Ogden

The Detroit electro quartet’s debut is out September 22.

PREMIERE: Battleme Descends into the Post-Election “Hot Mess”

From October’s “Cult Psychotica.”

PREMIERE: Nurses Offer an Anthem for the Internet Weary on “In the Mirror”

The LA-via-Portland avant-popsters announce their return.

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