Entries by Jason Adams

The Millennial Club – “Santa Barbara” // Art: Chris Wood

Visual art above by Chris Wood [via] “Santa Barbara” is a luscious morsel of dream pop, perfect for gazing out of windows or across any vista you encounter. With elements of neo soul and indie rock tucked beneath blankets of soothing distortion, this track is perfect to either accompany your summer vacations, or to create little […]

The Hails – “Younger” // Art: Athi-Patra Ruga

Visual art above by Athi-Patra Ruga [via] Steady jazzy chords fill in the open spaces left by a consistent bass groove on new single from The Hails, “Younger”. The verses strut along, politely posturing, until the chorus blows the roof open, shimmering with life and energy. Like the peppy younger brother of Mac DeMarco and […]

The Brothers Moore – “I Can Relate” // Art: Niall McDiarmid

Visual art above by Niall McDiarmid [via] “I Can Relate” channels the songwriting heights of greats such as Kings Of Leon with vocals from the school of the late, great Chris Cornell. The guitars are huge, the drums are thunder, and you can practically feel the wind in your hair. Or is that just the […]

Overjoy – “Same” // Art: Riki Fukuda

Visual art above by Riki Fukuda [via] An undeniable bassline and strong disco grooves mesh with Overjoy’s muted melancholy on “Same”. As with all of Overjoy’s music, the production is top-notch, not content to use the same tricks more than once. Alexis Moraites’ vocal performance ties everything together, making “Same” equally suited for emotive singalongs […]

Magic City Hippies – “Body Like A Weapon” // Art: Sacha Beeley

Visual art above by Sacha Beeley [via] As you might guess from the title, “Body Like A Weapon” is bold and seductive. It’s grab-bag of influences makes the Gorillaz a worthy comparison, but Magic City Hippies also show a powerful funk swagger that would make Rick James proud. Like its subject, this song is dangerous […]

Phoria – “When Everything Was Mine” // Art: Pepe Lopez

Visual art above by Pepe Lopez [via] “When Everything Was Mine” is lush and meditative, chanting the titular mantra for the first two minutes of the track before a poetic bridge releases all of the tension. The latter returns to the chant, building energy to explosive levels as synths and drones swirl overhead like a […]