Every once in a while a record comes along that's so good, you refuse to take a break from listening to it long enough to give anything else a chance. In this case, that record is a 4-song EP that has been "coming out soon" for approximately the past 5 months.
Let me assure you--it was absolutely worth the wait.
Hyped as the savior of female MCs since last fall's debut single "212" took everybody's iPod by storm, Azealia Banks finally dropped ... Read More
Memorial Day has passed, which means it is now unofficially summer and you are now officially allowed to wear white, go to a beach with a lifeguard on duty, and host semi-illegal barbecues in the park! BUST has all of your outdoor dance party needs covered with a new edition of BUST Loves on Spotify, with new tracks from the likes of Rye Rye (above), Azealia Banks, Icky Blossoms, and more.
And if your hankering for new tunes still isn't satisfied, you can also ... Read More
It’s hard to believe it’s been almost four years since New Zealand’s Ladyhawke, otherwise known as Pip Brown, burst onto the scene with her immensely danceable debut record, but her second album Anxiety will make you forget she ever left. “Girl Like Me” starts things off with a Metric-inspired bang, with Brown’s smoky vocals cascading over layers of snappy drums and punchy bass lines. First single “Black White & ... Read More
“Kickball Katy” Goodman is perhaps best known for her work with Brooklyn lo-fi queens Vivian Girls, but on Sees the Light, her sophomore solo effort as La Sera, she shows off a softer side that’s more croquet than kickball. Album opener “Love That’s Gone” is a lilting, ’90s-style ballad full of melodic guitar lines and sweet, distortion-free vocals. “I Can’t Keep You in My Mind” is a heartfelt anthem to ... Read More
Despite her recent forays into poppier territory, Norah Jones still calls to mind the image of a young chanteuse churning out wise-beyond-her-years jazz tunes in a downtown club. On her fifth album Little Broken Hearts, she’s still downtown, but she’s traded the jazz club for a hip, hole-in-the-wall pub. After working with him on 2011’s Rome, Jones reteamed with Danger Mouse as her producer, and his indie, hip-hop influence is all over this ... Read More