a fresh playlist of dope jams to keep you cool, plus the four artists to have on your radar (and in your ears) this summer.
this progressive rock duo transplanted themselves and their sound from colombia to brooklyn. formally il abanico these two captivating performers reinvented themselves as salt cathedral, evolving to an addictive, synthy electro pop sound.
voted best new sound for 2016 by the BBC, jack garratt has exploded on the indie-electro music scene with his experimental songwriting and soulful voice laid over fiercely alive beats. seeing his impassioned performances is one of the most captivating shows i’ve seen this year, by far.
check out his ep and new full length album here. he plays webster hall this friday, june 18th. tickets, $30 available here.
this unapologetic talent out of Richmond, Virginia is exactly what you need in your ears this summer. she puts brings a freshness to the (at times) stagnant indie folk scene with direct, brave lyrics á la courtney barnett, but with quite a bit more soul.
get lost in her album here, and if you missed her at rough trade last week, see her somewhere along the east coast this summer.
raw and avant garde, benjamin clementine‘s haunting voice and poetic words dance upon his relentlessly passionate piano playing with an unpredictable rhythm that keeps you longing, somewhat warily, of what and how it will hit you next.