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For the best in "indie-vaudeville-conceptual-art-rock-slideshow" music, look no further than The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players. The Trachtenburgs are a one-of-a-kind family trio comprised of Tina, Jason, and Rachel Trachtenburg; their quirky indie pop songs are inspired by and performed to vintage slides which they collect from thrift stores and garage sales.The Trachtenburgs previewed songs from their upcoming album, Lost and Found (to be released on July 12th), at a residency this month at The Bowery Electric in NYC. Read More
  I'm so siked on the first single from  Cansei de Ser Sexy's third album La Liberacion! This band has been featured in BUST before, and they still GOT IT. Today is the second day of summer, and this is going to be the song to play on all the warm-breezy-sunshiney-sticky days we're going to have. SUMMER TIME IS THE TIME FOR FUN ASS POP JAMS. Tis' the time of the season for singing along to lovey-dovey tunes while sipping cold drinks and feeling carefree. Read More
The darkly dramatic video for the most recent single on Anna Calvi’s self-titled debut album was released today on Pitchfork. Watch it here.  Does this song remind anyone else of Bruce Springsteen? It’s even complete with talk of the devil and other themes I would have considered classic Americana. But this lovely Brit’s video, directed by Aoife McArdle, has a much more David Lynch feel than 'The Boss' has ever done. Read More
Greetings from the road. I'm writing this post in the car on our way to Jacksonville, Florida. The sun is shining, it's hot, and tour rules. So far, the Assembly of Light Women's Choir and The Body have dominated audiences in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Charlotte.     Let's rewind a bit so I can show you some pictures.    Landscape gardener/Soprano Anna Mulligan relaxes at White Electric before our departure.    Tour Version of What's Inside the Bag: contents of Maralie Armstrong's bag. Choir huddle before leaving Providence. Read More
Are you ready to get blipped and bleeped until your jeans tight-roll themselves? Because Junior Boys' fourth album, It’s All True, (Domino) will probably make you think you’re live on Dance TV. The Canadian duo blends spaced out synths with a bevy of ’80s-inspired melodies and sensitive vocals. Junior Boys singer Jeremy Greenspan nails some lovely high notes on the pouty tune “Banana Ripple,” and I swear I heard the song “A Truly Happy Ending” years ago in the movie Mannequin. Read More