Some songs sound the way a sunny day feels; others, a cold and dreary winter night. Then there’s “Raygun,” the newest release from Utica, NY native and “savage pop” artist Anthony and the Mountain (also known as Anthony Bianco).
Cryptic, world-weary and cynical, Seth Nathan embodies the dreary bitterness of the Upstate New York scene with his deadpan delivery, finally shifting the focus from his own insular narrative to the rest of the porch party.
Here’s a tip for singers (both women and men): that whispering thing is super sexy. It killed during Springsteen’s “Kitty’s Back” or “Sandy” and it kills here. It’s that mysterious thing, you know? More than any other art form, in music, I think what is left unsaid and unplayed — to paraphrase Miles Davis — is more important than what is played. So if you really want my attention, stop yelling at me and whisper. I promise I’ll listen harder.
Ah, Nightcore. If you’re familiar with it, congratulations! You’re part of an elite group of well-informed tastemakers. If not, don’t be too discouraged. Krista is here to help.
Beartooth’s signature rage and introspection shine through on the new song, and yes, if you haven’t heard it yet, the chorus is insanely catchy, even rivaling that of “The Lines” or “Body Bag.”
Candy floss synths swim across saccharine beats to build-and-buy Sims neighborhoods. Teddy Boy mod-ness escalates to Juno nu-disco. Melodramatic bass lines drive season finale getaway cars to Malibu.
This April 17th marks the nine year anniversary of Year Zero’s perplexing debut in the public sphere. Reznor has been nothing but prolific since, so there’s no better way to celebrate than with a collection of his nine best (or most interesting, or most bizarre, or just plain out-there) songs since Zero.
It’s here! The song during which you can go to the bathroom at the Warped Tour!
Immaculate Angelino Miguel and country badass “Biscuits” songstress Kacey Musgraves have, in a strange turn of events, teamed up for a stripped back, not-exactly-wild remix of Miguel’s Wildheart stunner “Waves,” and it is nothing short of everything. The unlikely duo teased the insta-sphere earlier this week with an adorable selfie, sparking immediate fear and confusion amongst at…