New Music Heaven

New Music Heaven : STRFKR

Being No One, Going Nowhere . The title of STRFKR’s fourth album may seam bleak at first. But hold it in your head a minute, feel its weight, and you may recognize the phrase for what it is: a goal. In the era of the personal brand—amid the FOMO Age—it’s increasingly hard to shed a stifling sense...
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New Music Heaven : Griffin Oskar

At 21-years-old, Griffin Oskar packed his bags, grabbed his guitar, and moved from Portland to Los Angeles. At first glance, it might sound like a familiar story, but he had no intentions of chasing the spotlight. Rather, he wanted to be behind the scenes. “I didn’t plan on becoming an artist at...
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New Music Heaven : Lo Moon

"Loveless" is a clear statement of vision for emerging trio Lo Moon. The band (Matt Lowell, Samuel Stewart, and Crisanta Baker) have cited Paul Simon, Fleetwood Mac, and The XX as influences, but they've been careful to create their own honest, atmospheric, romantic sound. The band has taken their...
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New Music Heaven : Goldfrapp

“I think writing an album is like being lost in a wood,” says Will Gregory. “You’re trying to figure out an interesting path. You don’t know whether it’s going to be a dead end or somewhere interesting and you never know when to stop because around the corner some beautiful vista might open up.”...
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New Music Heaven : Mondo Cozmo

This week's New Music Heaven comes from Mondo Cozmo, a soulful rock n roll artist who's recently been making waves in the Los Angeles music scene. His influences range from the songwriting of Dylan and Springsteen to the rebellious attitudes of Eddie Vedder, Jack White, and...Chris Pratt. Cozmo,...
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New Music Heaven : Junge Junge

First things first: it's pronounced "Yoong-uh Yoong-uh." Junge Junge is a duo of producers Rochus Grolle and Michael Noack, who after watching each other's DJ sets, realized they had a musical chemistry and decided to join forces. The rest isn’t just history. Even through their childhoods, both...
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New Music Heaven : The Revivalists

In rock ‘n’ roll, you’ve got to walk the well-trodden path of the genre’s forefathers one step at a time. Each gig under your belt makes for another fan, while every record serves as the next totem for your legacy. It’s a proverbial rite of passage, and there’s no skipping to the end. The...
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New Music Heaven : Rag N Bone Man

Rory Graham aka Rag ‘N’ Bone Man is a soul and blues singer deeply rooted in the annals of the past but positioned firmly in the present and future of the underground UK music scene. Having moved to Brighton in 2009 and swiftly forging music-making ties with producer Gizmo and DJ Direct, Rag ‘N’...
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New Music Heaven : The xx

Four years after their last album, The xx make their long-awaited return with "On Hold." The new album I See You will be released on January 13th, 2017. Recorded in Los Angeles, Marfa, Texas, New York, and Iceland, the album shows Romy Croft, Oliver Sim, and Jamie Smith expanding their horizons and...
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New Music Heaven : Sundara Karma

Sundara Karma have a knack for the dramatic. Loveblood is lead singer Oscar Pollock's attempt to personalise the fate and mysticism of Oscar Wilde’s Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime and ‘The Night’ emerged from his reading of Dracula at school. “I find it hard to go to a gallery or whatever and not walk...
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