Articles by Dean Brandt
PREMIERE: Ian St. Pé Gets Vérité in “Spun and Spurn” Video
The ex–Black Lip tells the story of the “Fixed Focus” track through grainy home-video footage.
PREMIERE: Alex Cameron Croons “Mongrel” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions
The absurdist Aussie and his trusted saxophonist strip down a track off Cameron’s debut.
PREMIERE: Bryce Vine Is “On the Ball” in Music Video for Original Tracks
Come for a flask of Henny, stay for the psychedelic vibes.
PREMIERE: Valley Queen Are Finally Feeling Right on “Ride”
Natalie Carol and company spread out on the fourth single released from their upcoming Supergiant LP.
PREMIERE: Black Milk & Nat Turner Strike Back on “Rebel” and “Story & Her” for Pickathon Slab Sessions
The Detroit emcee and his DC cohorts hit the Slab with a pair of jazz-laced beats to match Milk’s singular, insouciant flow.
PREMIERE: Family of the Year Finds Release on “Let Her Go” for Original Tracks
Whether you’ve been following the band since 2009’s Songbook or you fell for their lilting melodies as one of the few voices on Boyhood’s ’00s-hit-parade…
PREMIERE: Jay Som Rips Up “Baybee” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions
The LA-based songwriter brings her band to Oregon for an upbeat performance of the sunny single.
PREMIERE: Ghost-Note Whip Up the Perfect “Milkshake” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions
The Grammy-winning percussion duo crams an entire set’s worth of energy into five minutes with the help of some friends.
PREMIERE: Ladytron Returns with Synthpop Single “The Animals”
The British electronic band is back after seven years with a song about the beast within us all.
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.