Posts Tagged ‘alternative’

Boardwalk Vampire

Posted by DJ • April 30, 2013 at 08:36 AM

Actor and director genius, and star of the HBO series  Steve Buscemi, is in cahoots with New York’s indie poppers, Vampire Weekend. The collaboration produces a series hilarious promotional videos for the band, produced by Buscemi, and targeting mainly him as an out of touch character.

The second video in the series places the band in the subway, and later, playing bowling together. Take a look.. and if you’re here only for the music, here’s Dinae Younge, a teaser from Vampire Weekend’s forthcoming album.

Back to the Basement

Posted by DJ • April 20, 2013 at 01:52 PM

Basement Jaxx are a UK duo, responsible for ground breaking dance music in the 90’s & 00’s and some of the greatest pop moments of the previous decade. They are now back with an infectious new song, Back 2 the Wild, which is a great piece of psychedelic, tropic pop, with an extraordinary video.

Give this a spin, and see how you are drawn back to the wild, listening to the cries of mother nature!


Lana at the reception

Posted by DJ • April 07, 2013 at 10:07 AM

It requires a big set of kahunas to boldly cover a famous Leonard Cohen song, and Lana Del Rey, surviving an internet-wide back lash against her, is standing up on her two feet, and shakes off the criticism by approaching this song with an untypical minimalistic approach, and with a lot of respect for the original.

Chelsea Hotel No. 2 by Lana Del Rey. She’s still here, folks, and it looks like she’s gonna stay a bit longer.


White, Stripped

Posted by DJ • February 19, 2012 at 10:17 AM

Jack White, formerly one- half of Rock n’Roll revival duo White Stripes, is launching his new project and his first proper solo album, which is scheduled for April 2012.

Judging by the sound of the first two songs to be leaked from the album, White’s sound is stripped from electricity and noise. It looks like he approached his songwriting from a more traditional point of view of: country, blue-grass and blues.

Here’s the first track, Love Interruption.

Gotta get get

Posted by DJ • February 05, 2012 at 10:30 AM

Gotye has released 3 albums that sort of went under the radar, down under the radar that is, as he became quite famous in his home, Australia.

This is all about to change now that Gotye is backed by the international forces of a major record company and on the way to become a household name in the northern hemisphere too. His latest album, Making Mirrors, is now re-released in the U.S. with much anticipation. Check out this track, and get ready for Gotye.

The album is now available for download through iMesh

The unforgettable Fire

Posted by DJ • December 20, 2011 at 10:17 AM

Arcade Fire are one of the most successful indie bands out there and we especially love their mind boggling videos, always on the cutting edge of technology and design.

Their latest video project is for The Sprawl. You can watch the standard version here, or head to the official site and watch the interactive version.

Grab their latest album, The Suburbs, available on iMesh


Dragon force

Posted by DJ • December 13, 2011 at 11:19 AM

Trent Reznor is not just an indie super hero, as the leader of Nine Inch Nails. He’s also not just a pioneer in the use of internet and social marketing to promote his music and communicating with his fan base. He is also an in demand soundtrack composer.

Following his latest succes as the soundtrack composer for The Social Network, he has now done the music for the remake of The Girl with Dragon Tattoo.

Here’s a cover version of Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song featuring Karen O from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

She, Him & Santa

Posted by DJ • December 10, 2011 at 09:31 AM

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It’s hard to ignore the Christmas vibe around, so here’s a little snowflake for you – She & Him indie super duo, which features Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward, performing a track from their Christmas album: A Very She & Him Christmas, on Ellen.

Grab the entire album on iMesh right now



Inside the forest

Posted by DJ • December 05, 2011 at 10:13 AM

Bon Iver, former Kanye West collaborator, has just released this new video clip for his most controversial track yet, Beth/Rest.  The track is lifted from his latest album, one of 2011 highlights without a doubt. On this track he sounds mostly like a forgotten Peter Gabriel track from his mid 80’s phase. What’s your opinion, do you like this minimalistic 80’s throwback?


The Burning Bush

Posted by DJ • November 22, 2011 at 08:58 AM

Queen mother Kate Bush is back with her 10th studio album 50 Words for Snow.

Here’s Wild Man- the 1st single from the album. You can also watch a short animation clip for the video right here, or grab the album on iMesh