New Music Heaven

New Music Heaven : Magic Giant

Inside a Redwood tree off the coast of California; within a tunnel by Snoqualmie Pass; on an airstrip in Marble, Colorado; in a wild daisy field near Crested Butte—these are just a few of the places Los Angeles trio Magic Giant, recorded its debut album, aptly titled, In the Wind (Washington Square...
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New Music Heaven : Childish Gambino

Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover, has entertained us in almost every way possible: as a writer on 30 Rock, an actor on Community , a stand-up comedian, the creator of the FX original show Atlanta , and the artist behind four hip-hop albums...to name a few. His most recent release, Awaken, My...
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New Music Heaven : FRENSHIP

FRENSHIP is LA-based twosome James Sunderland and Brett Hite, who made their artist debut in late 2015 releasing a series of remixes, 2 original songs and collaborating with DJ/Producer Matoma on his single “Knives.” There’s a strong contrarian streak in FRENSHIP, and their oft-told story of how...
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New Music Heaven : Tom Chaplin

Tom Chaplin, the soaring voice that lay at the center of the 2x Grammy-Nominated British band, Keane, released his stunning debut solo album The Wave on January 13, 2017. Though Tom Chaplin’s emotional vocals are still some of the most recognizable in the UK pop world as a driving force behind the...
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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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