Vaporwave: the latest unholy micro-genre currently oozing from the detritus piled up in forgotten corners of the Internet.
Louisville, I was thinking the other day about how we used to be cool. We used to have all kinds of kick-ass shows. Crain, Shovel, Evergreen … man. Those were the times, huh?
There seems to be a correlation between Louisville hip-hop and indie in that both produce melancholic, low-key melodies and narrative structures.
While some of it sounds like Pink Floyd jamming in a garage while getting blacked-out drunk after a peyote binge, The Flaming Lips-led “Sgt.
A kind of T-Rex-style classic glam rock seems to be the trademark of Seattle quartet Fox and the Law.
What Jet Black Orchid seems so apt to channel is that kind of easy rock vibe found in The Black Crowes’ music.
Jessie Ware’s second album seems to have an incredible amount of pressure behind it, being the work that could launch her from rapidly growing artist to pop superstardom.
Like David Bowie or Björk, Prince has a talent for keeping his ear to the ground and presupposing new trends, feeling out with some accuracy what might come next.