Author Archive: Huong
I am living, breathing, and dreaming constantly about the music I have yet to listen to.
The beloved American indie rock band The National have released their new album titled Trouble Will Find Me – which made its debut last month to much critical acclaim. The record weaves its way through acoustic and heartfelt tracks depicting mental struggles, love lost and found, feelings of both adoring and missing someone intensely, along [...]
Emancipator (pseudonym for producer Douglas Appling) has been on my radar since I discovered his first self-released album titled “Soon It Will Be Cold Enough”. That was six years ago, and Emancipator has finally released another album titled “Safe in the Steep Cliffs”. His musical style is difficult to describe, as it fuses together American [...]
Amazing rendition of Rihanna’s Stay fused with Miike Snow’s Animal and the Classixx. The best of all the worlds – enjoy.
This British indie pop group first started making music together in 2007 and eventually released their first debut album titled An Awesome Wave in 2012. This release won them BBC’s Album of the year and they have continued on to play electrifyingly haunting live shows. Here’s my favorite track from their record – the entire [...]
It is a rare occasion that an alternative-country band comes along and brings something new that has never quite been heard before. Seven months ago, Total Brick formed as two friends got together in hopes of making music with a bit of “twang” and a lot of “fun”. Devin O’Rourke had moved to Los Angeles [...]
Emerging singer/songwriter Alex Clare, originally from the UK, will be performing a live show at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood on Thursday Nov. 29. Whether you’ve heard his radio hit “Too Close” on repeat recently, or have listened to his marvelous debut album Lateness of the Hour, Clare is an up and coming artist worth [...]
After over a decade of leading as front-man of the widely popular band Death Cab for Cutie, Ben Gibbard (now Benjamin Gibbard) has broken away to grace us with an intimate solo album called Former Lives. Featuring over 10 years worth of songs written by Gibbard throughout different phases of his life, this album is [...]
Last month, a sultry songstress by the name of Bago came onto our radar as the beautiful voice in rapper/producer Alexander Spit’s new track called A Breathtaking Trip. A few weeks later, my friend Alex sent me a link to download Bago’s new mix tape “Sunday’s Best” and I was completely blown away. Her [...]
Earlier this summer, French electronic label Kitsuné released a compilation album titled Kitsuné AMERICA featuring a variety of America’s most eclectic and talented artists yet to be discovered. Kitsuné remixes songs by rising hip-hop stars such as Childish Gambino, as well as all sorts of indie artists including Frances Rose, DWNTWN, and Emil & Friends. [...]