Post-Punk Series- Bloc Party: This Modern Love

With the changing of the season and drop in temperature, I return to my favorite genre of music: Post-punk. I am going to start the series off right with a post-punk revival song from one of the best band’s to do it: Bloc Party. “This Modern Love” is the best track from their debut album…

The Weeknd: Starboy feat. Daft Punk

The Weeknd is back with another dark video for a standout song. “Starboy” which is also the name of his forthcoming record features the masked duo Daft Punk. The song hits hard and The Weeknd’s vocals keep it moving. Check out the music video above.

Barney Wilen & Mal Waldron: Quiet Temple

There are so many jazz tunes that hits you in the soul as soon as you listen to it; Barney Wilen and Mal Waldron’s “Quiet Temple” does just that. The song is a somber tune that invokes a feeling of being in a noir film with its melancholy saxophone. Before listening to this track I…

The Twilight Sad: Not Sleeping (acoustic)

I have been listening to The Twilight Sad’s “No One Can Ever Know” album constantly over the past month. The album is arguably one of their best with its darkwave and industrial influences. “Not Sleeping” is one of the best tracks of the album. The live acoustic performance is quite remarkable with its stripped down…

M.I.A. : Freedun ft. Zayn Malik

M.I.A. has always been an interesting artist to me. Her music is broad as well as her style. I remember when she first came to my attention many years ago and how she has continued to evolve with each album release. On her new single “Freedun”, she teams up with Zayn Malik on one of…

Sampha: Blood On Me

British singer/musician Sampha’s music output is quite sporadic but whenever he releases a single it is worth the wait. His second new single from his forthcoming album “Process” is the uptempo “Blood on Me”. Check it out above.

Cleo from 5 to 7 review

“Cleo from 5 to 7” is the first film that I have watched by director Agnes Varda after seeing her name grouped into the French New Wave genre. I read countless times that she was one of the best to come out of that group and after watching this film I am eager to see…

Isaiah Rashad: Free Lunch

Isaiah Rashad’s debut album “The Sun’s Tirade” is on constant replay. Check out “Free Lunch”.

Isaiah Rashad: 4r Da Squaw

Isaiah Rashad dropped his debut album “The Sun’s Tirade” on friday and it is shaping up to be one of the best albums of the year. One of the best tracks is “4r Da Squaw” which features a laidback and smooth beat. The music video has Isaiah walking the Santa Monica boardwalk with a little…

Vince Staples: Prima Donna

Last Friday rapper Vince Staples released a new EP entitled “Prima Donna”. To go with the record he dropped a short film directed by Nabil. Check it out above.