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St. Vincent is at the height of her powers embracing the sounds of the Golden Era of music.

St. Vincent is at the height of her powers embracing the sounds of the Golden Era of music. By the time Annie Clark struck out on her own, she was already adorned with heaps of indie rock clout from her stints with hip, music rag darlings. From its inception, the St. Vincent moniker has stood...

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The Best New Indie Music Videos

The Best New Indie Music Videos When releasing indie music videos, one has to boil their creative ideas down to their essence, following a clear direction that works within budget and means. Often these are the most innovative and impressive visuals, mainly because the palette is slightly limited, making the core idea of paramount importance....

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Brooklyn Dark Electronic Artist She’s Excited! Delivers Visceral “Shock Therapy” EP

Brooklyn Dark Electronic Artist She’s Excited! Delivers Visceral “Shock Therapy” EP The dark electronic beauty “Shock Therapy” is a powerful international collaboration, an immersive journey inwards that asks: “If I refuse to sleep, who’s gonna live my dreams?” Munich born, Brooklyn-based Dark Electronic artist/producer She’s Excited! is in the midst of a raucous creative burst, culminating in the April...

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Elegant industrial scores the enigmatic solo debut of the incomparable Jehnny Beth

  Elegant industrial scores the enigmatic solo debut of the incomparable Jehnny Beth When a band finally cracks that tipping point and delivers an album that’s on the tip of the tongues of critics and fans alike, getting heaped with praise, you expect the next record to be inevitable. Fans thirst for more material and the...

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New Music: Greg Puciato - Fire for Water

New Music: Singles Roundup April 2020

New Music: Singles Roundup April 2020 The industry has shifted back to a singles market from its LP-ruling heyday. Even more so now that Covid-19 has ground the world to a standstill. Artists are left with whatever they had recorded before lockdown, often short of a full album. They also have an audience that is...

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Coronavirus: The Best New Songs and Albums For Self-Isolation

As COVID19 has streamlined a powerful assault on just about every Earthen industry, we are forced to stay at home and pause aspects of our lives, and the mounting stresses are real. Constants are more important than ever right now. Art is a constant. Music is a constant. These can be created in isolation and their rich emotions can be experienced in isolation. Music being released during these hazy, unseemly times is without a doubt defiant. 

Chicago Nu Pop Soul Artist Ava Cherry Channels Resilience Enough For Us All On New “Testify Love” Single

Chicago Nu Pop Soul Artist Ava Cherry Channels Resilience Enough For Us All On New “Testify Love” Single Established Chicago-based pop/soul/dance songstress Ava Cherry has been making music for 5 decades, having released several solo albums and worked with everyone from Curtis Mayfield and Luther Vandross to Ziggy Stardust himself (she’s featured heavily on Bowie’s...

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Who’s In a Bunker? An IMP Playlist for a Pandemic

We’ve all got one thing on our minds right now and whether your thoughts are on the life-threatening potential of the coronavirus or the economic devastation it is about to wreak or the thousand other correlated effects we’re going to experience; disease, death and global change are surging through the collective consciousness. Artists have always...

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JON C. IRESON’S BEST ALBUMS OF THE 2010’S

It’s list season and a particularly abundant one as we near the end of a decade. Plenty of great music to fill many scrolls but I’ve handpicked 50  of the records that spoke to me the most over the last 10 years. With the diversity of musical output increasing exponentially with each decade, it’s become...

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Who Says There’s No Good Music Anymore? Here Are The 50 Best Albums of the 2010’s

Anyone who quips that there’s no good music anymore needs to open up and let it in. Music is more daring, experimental and free than ever, and the artists who fearlessly explore are often rewarded with appreciation from the music loving community. From edgy late-in-life releases like Bowie’s ‘blackstar’ to mind-expanding opuses like Kamasi Washington’s...

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Conscious Artists - Music with Depth. A music discovery playlist on Spotify

Conscious Artists – Music with Vision

Anyone who frequently complains about the lack of substance in modern music should look no further than our Conscious Artists – Music with Vision playlist on Spotify. We introduce underground artists alongside cult-level and major acts. 1 The Mercy Seat – Live from KCRW – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds 2 I’m Deranged –...

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Iggy Pop: Live Free or Die

Iggy Pop once again brandishes his freedom on his eighteenth album with the help of mystic maestros Noveller and Leron Thomas.   Iggy Pop. What can be said about this enigmatic agent of id that hasn’t been said before? If you don’t know of his background, catalog, and litany of outlandish and infamous appearances, this...

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