Indie

MGMT — “Alien Days”

MGMT unleashes their new single entitled “Alien Days.” The psychedelic track takes on a unique sound with a child’s voice opening up the ballad. The lead singer then comes in over an acoustic guitar, a drum beat, and some synth play later in “Alien Days.” The mellow offering from MGMT may be a new direction…

Interview with upcoming artist Old Best Friend

Old Best Friend

Last weekend, YGM went to see one of our favorite upcoming indie acts perform in Rockville Centre. Old Best Friend performed their first full-band set that night, and it sounded absolutely awesome (nowhere near what you would expect a bands FIRST show to sound like). There wasn’t the biggest crowd out there for him that…

Kendrick Lamar & Ab-Soul – “Sail” (Remix)

I’ve been obsessed with Awolnation’s record “Sail” ever since I heard the single on 101.9 New Rock in NY. Since then, the station has been shut down which is pretty upsetting since it was the only station on FM that I really listened to, but “Sail” still earned a spot in my iTunes and was in…

Vampire Weekend- “Diane Young” & “Step”

Vampire Weekend released two new singles today off their upcoming album Modern Vampires Of The City. “Diane Young” is classic Vampire Weekend: fast-paced, indie, and catchy beyond belief. “Step” is the band’s version of a ballad; resulting in a very chill and beautiful song with a Beatles-esque vibe. Modern Vampires Of The City will be…

Phoenix – “Entertainment”

Phoenix released the first single from their upcoming album Bankrupt! on BBC Radio 1 today. “Entertainment” is a great track, and the upbeat indie sound is what we’ve come to expect from Phoenix. Bankrupt! is due out April 23rd.

James Blake- “Retrograde”

English electronic artist James Blake premiered a new single, “Retrograde”, on BBC Radio 1 today. Definitely a very strong release by James Blake, with his classic experimental style still clearly evident. Blake’s upcoming album Overgrown is due out April 8th. [fap_track id=”16146″ layout=”list” enqueue=”yes” button_enqueue=”no”]

Up & Coming: Old Best Friend

I first heard Old Best Friend a couple of days ago when I saw Mike Comite open up for Company of Thieves and Von Grey at Highline Ballroom. Comite is originally from Boston, and is now living in Brooklyn just writing and performing music. Old Best Friend performed an amazing and memorable set, to the…