EP: Small Prayer- It is rain in my face

I was pretty happy to receive this in my email today; a new, free, EP from up and coming act It is rain in my face.  Matt is prepping to release an EP on Denmark records sometime this summer and before that he has decided to grace us with a free collection of 4 tracks that feature acoustic guitar and …

pkelly94EP: Small Prayer- It is rain in my face

Domo Genesis & Hodgy Beats – TANGGOLF

Way back when you, your mom, your friend, your ex-girlfriend, your ex-girlfriend’s aunt, and Kanye West didn’t know what an Odd Future was, Hodgy Beats and Domo Genesis laid verses over J. Cole’s single “Who Dat”.  Now they are back, and this time their victim is RZA’s classic “Liquid Swords”.  RZA’s rough, distorted production suits both MC’s extremely well, and …

tccarr14Domo Genesis & Hodgy Beats – TANGGOLF

Video: Fleet Foxes- Grown Ocean

In case you already weren’t psyched enough for the upcoming sophomore album from Fleet Foxes here is some more awesomeness to continue the hype.  The video for the latest single ‘Grown Ocean’ features plenty of sun-soaked, VHS quality recording that is so hip these days along with in studio video of the band doing their thing.  Which is a very …

pkelly94Video: Fleet Foxes- Grown Ocean

Video: tUnE-yArDs- Bizness

tUnE-yArDs is doing an incredible job gaining and building hype for her upcoming LP and in these past few weeks the indie-world has been taken by storm by her memorable songs and songwriting style that is a lot unlike most things we’ve heard before.  The video for her great single ‘Bizness’ goes all out in capturing all the fun and …

pkelly94Video: tUnE-yArDs- Bizness

Blackbird Blackbird – Halo LP

Someone needs to write a thank you note to Blackbird Blackbird to all of the great free music they have given the world over the past year or so.  Now, they have put an entire LP up on bancamp for the world to enjoy.  Halo LP ranges from acoustic to completely electronic tracks, all full of lush reverb comparable to …

tccarr14Blackbird Blackbird – Halo LP

MP3: Toro y Moi- I Will Talk To You

After stunning most critics with the release of his not-really-chill-wave album, Underneath the Pine, and establishing himself as one of the independent world’s most original songwriters, Chaz Bundick is prepping to release a Split 7″ with label mates Cloud Nothings.  The A-side from that project is something much darker than most Toro y Moi tracks while still retaining the classic …

pkelly94MP3: Toro y Moi- I Will Talk To You

The Up-Turn Presents: A Conversation With Spirit Spine

When I asked Joseph Denney, brainchild behind the up and coming act Spirit Spine, if he wanted to do an interview, I don’t think either of us were expecting for the talk to be a genuine conversation and less a formal interview.  Over skype we talked for nearly two hours sharing music tastes, talking about our favorites and about how …

pkelly94The Up-Turn Presents: A Conversation With Spirit Spine