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Weekly Mixtape 02/14/17

Weekly Mixtape 02/14/17

Listen Here 1. Telephone, Sinkane, think Indie Pop guitar riffs but with 80s synth and 70s style horn sections 2. I Just Wanna, Big Wild, a v highkey edm jam with hella percussive beats and dope vocals 3. Out the Hole, Ozy Reigns, this man can SPIT some FOIRE over classic hip hop inspired beats and this song is the best off of his EP 4. Still Waking Up, Tim Darcy, quirky af and easy to listen to, but close listening will reward you with...

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Weekly Mixtape 02/07/17

Weekly Mixtape 02/07/17

Listen Here 1. Blood On Me, Sampha, if ya’ll ain’t woke yet ya’ll about to be. this is beautiful, introspective, and important. 2. Wolfie, Golden Features, gloomy synths that create delicate, headphone-worthy dance music 3. Call Me Up, Homeshake, this dude makes chill music with cheesy sound effects but it’s dope. especially if you like Mac Demarco and Bibio 4. Welcome o the Grind, Intelligenz, Female MC with a NASTY...

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Weekly Mixtape 01/31/17

Weekly Mixtape 01/31/17

Listen Here 1. This Old Dog, Mac Demarco, yo honestly this is totally different from anything he’s ever done. I’m not sure if I like it but it’s very acoustic and minimalistic. still that good ol’ MAC tho 2. No More Cryin’, The Molochs, its kinda like if Bright Eyes wrote 19th Nervous Breakdown by The Rolling Stones, but way less depressing than you would think 3. Simple Love, The Dig, this song is almost...

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Weekly Mixtape 01/24/2017

Weekly Mixtape 01/24/2017

Listen Here 1. Out of My Head, The Griswolds, mainstream indie pop rock that will not get out of your head. forreal. listen at your own risk. (you should, it’s dope) 2. Loud, Coucheron, its like Misterwives and Manatee Commune and it’s poppy and a bop and has been stuck in my head for the past 72 hours so 3. Over Do It, Canon, slick produced rap track with awesome, constantly changing flows 4. Dead Legs, Active Bird Community,...

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Weekly Mixtape 11/30/16

Weekly Mixtape 11/30/16

Listen Here A long one to make up for a missed holiday week: 1. Fantasy Theme, Kevin Krauter, This song sounds like a dream feels – melancholy vibes and acoustic guitar   2. The Rock Doc, Fruit Bats, if you love band of horses or the shins you’ll love this acoustic beaut’ by returning favs   3. Lately, Acid Tongue, this reissue has some awesome tracks – like this beachy alt tune   4. a million...

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Weekly Mixtape 11/15/16

Weekly Mixtape 11/15/16

Listen Here 1. Relevance, Fairchild, Dark 80’s vibes but a banger at the same time. Very guitar, much synth, so much dance! 2. On Hold, The xx, They’re back! this time featuring more sampling from jamie xx. it’s a jam 3. Up/Down, Heimer, experimental edm that plays around with dissonance and de-tuned sound effects 4. Yamborghini High, A$AP Mob, A$AP Rocky leads and the rest of the mob follow. this track is dedicated to the...

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Weekly Mixtape 11/10/16

Weekly Mixtape 11/10/16

Listen Here Lie To Me, Elle Exxe, like Iggy Azalea meets Elle King meets Katy Perry and produced by the same team that works with Lana Del Rey and Ellie Goulding Friends, Empire of The Sun, upbeat synth-heavy indie pop from Australia to drag you out of post-election blues Ways to Fake It, CRX, Nick Valensi from the Strokes teaching us all how to be badass rockers and fakers in a new america Without the Lights, Elliot Moss, one of my...

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Weekly Mixtape 11/01/16

Weekly Mixtape 11/01/16

Listen Here Tape Machine, STRFKR, you guys totally know this band but you haven’t heard the latest indie pop banger Outside, Tender, slow indie electro ~*cool indie pop*~ Alaska, Maggie Rogers, Its just chill enough to be sleepy/study music but also dope enough to make you want to dance? Be like Pharrell and cry tears of joy when you hear this 3 minute piece of beauty Stretch Your Eyes, Agnes Obel, thought-provoking strings and...

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Weekly Mixtape 10/26/16

Weekly Mixtape 10/26/16

Listen Here Not Ur Fault, Zion I, this one’s the lowkeyest on the album but kind of Kendrick-esque? it’s dope Clear, Pusher, so. good. indie electro pop, basically Mura Masa but even more hype If I Ever, Orchin, Upbeat “sound pop” that makes no sense, but that’s because Orchin is trying to reach your soul via emotions Utopia, Austra, For those who love neon night, this one is full of heavy synth and...

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Weekly Mixtape 10/18/16

Weekly Mixtape 10/18/16

Listen Here   FIL BO RIVA, The Falling, piano and folk and rock and hozier and I JUST LOVE IT A LOT (can you tell this is Abby yet?) Wax Tailor, The Road Is Ruff, blues but also hip hop ?? weirdly so good ?? Let It All Go, Beats Antique, yo this is for you if you love Vulfpeck. Like seriously. Vulfpeck, Animal Spirits, YO DID YOU GUYS KNOW THERE’S A NEW VULFPECK ALBUM THOUGH? THIS SOUNDS KINDA JACKSON 5-y The Seshen, Right Here,...

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Weekly Mixtape 10/11/16

Weekly Mixtape 10/11/16

Listen Here Revive, Crying, Arena rock for lovers of “We Built This City”.   Oh Sarah!, French Horn Rebellion, indie electro funk??? it is a bop?? you will have this stuck in your head forever ???   Faithfully, Skylar Spence, a WAKE RADIO FAVORITE RETURNS. this new single came out last night under the radar. it’s FUNKY. it’s FRESH. it’s PURE JOY. Invincible, Big Wild, Abby has listened to this song 54...

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Weekly Mixtape 10/04/16

Weekly Mixtape 10/04/16

Listen Here Pixies, Classic Masher, Sounds violent but is really just a classic alt rock jam that both you and your dad can enjoy Elephant Stone, Cast the First Stone, this is funk alt-rock at its finest but also harder near the end. think a funky Portugal. The Man Boreal Sons, Another You, parallel universes are the subject matter of this catchy pysch-rock tune Norah Jones, Flipside, OLD NORAH JONES IS BACK AND IT IS DIVINE, jazzy piano...

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