American Royalty

Premiere: “Blood Keys”

Jul 02, 2012

Check out our premiere of American Royalty’s new video “Blood Keys.” This is a seriously glam, quite funked out mix, complete with color-collage visuals. Get your groove on below. Need tour dates? We got ‘em too! 

American Royalty - Blood Keys from American Royalty on Vimeo.

Tour dates:


7/02 - Los Angeles CA @ The Echo w/ The Orwells, Tropical Popsicle & more

7/09 - Los Angeles CA @ The Echo w/ Special Surprise Guest, Beat Club, Teenage Sweater

7/16 - Los Angeles CA @ The Echo w/ Zakmatic, Ahh G, Good Kids & more

7/23 - Los Angeles CA @ The Echo w/ New Division, Calvin Love & more

7/30 - Los Angeles CA @ The Echo w/ Miracals, Hit City USA DJs & more

10/4 - 10/7 - Los Angeles, CA Filter Magazine Culture Collide Festival Festival





Premiere: “Better” Video

Jul 02, 2012

TEEN want to take you on a road trip. “Better” the first video from their forthcoming album In Limbo (due out via Carpark Records on August 28) is a perfect accompaniment to summertime wanderlust. In it, the band takes a whimsical trip that includes cartwheels on beach. Check out the video below, or download the track here



Keep Shelly in Athens

Premiere: Keep Shelly in Athens Mixtape

Jun 29, 2012

We’ve been fans of Keep Shelly in Athens since being introduced to them at Coachella earlier this year (see our interview here). Needless to say, we were happy the downtempo duo (who actually hail from Athens) were up for participating in our ongoing mixtape project. Listen to their entry below and check out the tracklist below. You can also download the full track here

Keep Shelly in Athens Mixtape for Under the Radar Magazine by Under_Radar_Mag on Mixcloud


1. Iain Morrison - An Ann Air Mhire tha Sibh (RPR remix)

2. Reptile Youth - Black Swan Born White (Keep Shelly in Athens remix)

3. Cocteau Twins - Primitive Heart

4. Simian Ghost - Wolf Girl

5. Expensive Looks - Nothing More

6. Light Asylum - Dark Allies

7. John Maus - Believer

8. Amon Tobin - Bug Furry Head

9. Evian Christ - MYD

10. The Frozen Autumn - Second Sight (a)

11. Gold Panda - Marriagew (Star Slinger remix)

12. M83 - Midnight City

13. Snow Patrol - What If The Storm Ends ?

14. Ilya – Belissimo


Wye Oak

“Spiral”  MP3 Stream

Jun 29, 2012

As a part of Adult Swim’s summer music series (where once a week they post a new track from a notable indie artist) today you can check out a new tune from Wye Oak. Called “Spiral,” the track has an icy, early 90s appeal. Check it out over at Adult Swim


Lavender Diamond

“Oh My Beautiful World” MP3 Stream

Jun 28, 2012

After several years away from the moniker, Becky Stark is back with LA-folk outfit Lavender Diamond. Take a listen to their new song “Oh My Beautiful World” below. The winsome dreamers will release new album Incorruptible Heart on September 25. 


Best Coast

“Only Place (Guardian Session)” Video

Jun 28, 2012

Best Coast recently brought a bit of California sunshine to the Guardian offices. The retro rockers stopped by the British publication to play the titled track off their recently released sophomore album, The Only Place. Catch the good vibes below. 



Christopher Smith

Premiere: “Pillars and Pyre (Andy Dixon remix)” MP3 Stream

Jun 28, 2012

Today, we’re happy to premiere the remix of a new Christopher Smith track, “Pillars and Pyre." The rerub—created by fellow Vancouver musician/visual artist Andy Dixon—lends the track a dancy, late night vibe. Check it out below. Smith’s new album, Earning Keep, streets August 28 via Boompa. 


Dignan Porch

“Sad Shape” MP3 Stream

Jun 27, 2012

On August 14, Captured Tracks will release new Dignan Porch album, Nothing Bad Will Ever Happen. Ahead of that, the band released “Sad Shape,” a track that takes the label’s traditional dream pop formula, and throws a layer of dirt over the top of it. Take a listen below.