Semi-Obscure Pop/Rock Playlist #2

You like music? So do I. Use your savvy non-braindead skills to seek out these tunes…

1. Charli XCX – “Stay Away.” Charlotte Aitchison’s “Stay Away” baffles me for the fact that it isn’t a hit song that started slowly (like “Somebody That I Used To Know” or “Maps” by Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and ended big, with radio success and the artist on SNL. It’s got that 90’s feel, meets The Knife or something Lovefoxxx-approved, from Drive.

2. Santigold – “Go!” Feat. Karen O. Master of My Make-Believe, the latest from Santi White is everything you could want from a sophomore album. It’s different but not so different that you have trouble identifying and all the songs are top-notch experimental frenzies, everything M.I.A. wishes she’d done with MAYA.  Continue reading “Semi-Obscure Pop/Rock Playlist #2”

Video: Morgan Page – “Body Work” Feat. Tegan & Sara

L.A. DJ Morgan Page has said that he always aims for big drums and beats that stick, “If the song doesn’t touch any emotions, it doesn’t leave the studio.” So what does “Body Work” emote?

It’s kind of like guests Tegan & Sara’s Sainthood track “The Cure” meets “D.A.N.C.E.” by Justice. T&S fans can (and will) rejoice in anything they do, especially this.  Continue reading “Video: Morgan Page – “Body Work” Feat. Tegan & Sara”