Saint Saviour

“Midnight City (M83 Cover)” MP3 Stream

Jun 12, 2012

Becky Jones (aka Saint Saviour) cemented our crush with this slick cover of M83 hit, “Midnight City.” Check out her sensuous rendition below. Like what you hear? The songstress’ debut full-length Union is out July 24. For bonus material, check out our premiere of her tribute to Grace Jones here.

(www.saintsaviour.co.uk)

Rufus Wainwright

“Rufus Wainwright Covers Chewing Gum Jingles” Video

Jun 11, 2012

He’s staged massive tributes to Judy Garland. And now Rufus Wainwright is doing...gum jingles? It almost makes too much sense…that is, if it weren’t for the Funny or Die logo in the lower left-hand corner. Check out Wainwright vamping below, as he takes on Juicy Fruit, Double Mint, Big League Chew, and more. 

Rufus Wainwright Does Gum from Rufus Wainwright

(www.rufuswainwright.com)

Holy Other

“Love Some1” MP3 Stream

Jun 11, 2012

Check out this moody gem from Holy Other. The ambient tune hails from the Manchester-based producer’s forthcoming full-length, Held (due out August 28 via Tri Angle). 

(www.facebook.com/holyother)

Saint Saviour

Premiere: “Grace Jones” MP3

Jun 11, 2012

Listen to this track

 

Ahead of her full-length Union (out July 24) Becky Jones, otherwise known as Saint Saviour, has unveiled her tribute to another Jones—Grace Jones. Check out the dance floor-ready track above, or revisit album single “I Call This Home” here.

(www.saintsaviour.co.uk)

 

 

Peaking Lights

Premiere: Peaking Lights Mixtape – “Lucifer 5”

Jun 08, 2012

As part of our mixtape series, we’re happy to debut this new entry from husband/wife team, Peaking Lights. The tape, titled Lucifer 5, is part of the band’s ongoing series, leading up to the release of their third album Lucifer on June 19 via Mexican Summer. Download the mix below, or read the “Pleased to Meet You” interview with the band in the June/July issue of Under the Radar.

(www.peakinglights.com)

The Mynabirds

“Buffalo Flower (Love Drunk Session)” Video

Jun 08, 2012

As part of Hear Nebraska’s “Love Drunk” series, The Mynabirds churned out this vivacious, one-take version of “Buffalo Flower” a cut from recently released album GENERALS. Check out the video of the band getting their groove on below. Bandleader Laura Burhenn is also interviewed in June/July issue of Under the Radar

 

 

(www.themynabirds.com)

These United States

Premiere: “These United States” album stream

Jun 06, 2012

We’re closing out the day with the premiere album stream from These United States. This is alt-country rockers’ fifth album. This time out, they’re getting on with a little help from their friends—namely, members of  Deer Tick, Langhorne Slim, and Phosphorescent. Take a listen to the album below. Like what you hear? These United States streets June 12 via United Interests. 

 

(www.theseunitedstates.net)

Glass Animals

“Cocoa Hooves” MP3 Stream

Jun 06, 2012

“Cocoa Hooves” is the slinky new dubstep-lite jam from UK-four piece, Glass Animals. Very little is known about the band, but I Guess I’m Floating reports that the lead singer is in the mist of completing his neuroscience degree. What do you know? Smart is sexy! Check out the slow-burning jam below. 

(Via: I Guess I’m Floating)

(www.facebook.com/glassanimals)