OOFJ

OOFJ

OOFJ Acute FeastWords by Kurt McVeyImages by Dirk MaiThe lovely couple behind the dark and operatic OOFJ discovered each other in quite the Shakespearian fashion. Katherine Mills Rymer, a South African beauty and the band’s vocalist, was acting on stage in a New York City production of The Bard’s Twelfth Night back in 2011 when suddenly, […]

Marina and the Diamonds

Marina And The Diamonds

<span></span><br /><em><strong>Marina and the Diamonds</strong></em><br /><strong>FROOT</strong><br />Words by Greg Mania<br />Images courtesy of Atlantic Records<br />Produced by Jake Freeman</br><br />When I asked Marina Diamandis to describe her new album <em>FROOT, </em>which <a href=”http://www.directlyrics.com/marina-and-the-diamonds-froot-album-lyrics-news.html” target=”_blank”>leaked</a> a few days ago (two months ahead of schedule), in three emojis, the 29-year old Welsh singer-songwriter paused while she pondered my extremely in […]

Eskmo

Eskmo

EskmoWords by Kurt McVeyImages by Aaron MorgansteinOn March 3rd, the Los Angeles based musician Brendan Angelides, perhaps more widely known by his electronic music producer alter ego, Eskmo, released his second feature length album, the eclectic, seductive, and masterful Sol (Apollo). Terminating at a fair 36 minutes and relying on sound alone, Sol encapsulates all […]

Drenge

Drenge

DrengeUNDERTOWWords by Kurt McVeyEoin Loveless and his longhaired younger brother Rory are sitting quietly at a white cloth table in the back corner of a fancy little Times Square bistro the day after their American television debut on Late Night with David Letterman. The boys of the frequently super heavy UK garage-punk band Drenge (which […]

Purity Ring “Bodyache”

Purity Ring

Purity Ring “Bodyache”Words by Jake Freeman, Web Editor-in-ChiefPurity Ring is back at it with another new release from their forthcoming album Another Eternity. The song, titled “Bodyache”, received BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe’s highly coveted “Hottest Record In The World” today. The track is bursting with angst filled emotion and lyrics touting the pain, […]

Rahel

Rahel

RahelAlkaliWords by Greg ManiaPhotography by Lindsay KeysWith a voice like verbal Valium, up-and-coming New York City-based singer/songwriter Rahel’s debut album Alkali is the sonic love child of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill and Baduizm. Inspired by the chemical relationship of alkali metal and water, the songstress’ cooing voice takes her listeners on a sultry journey […]