TOPS :: Elegance and ease

by Chris Bryson

Not many bands can make music that moves with such elegance, ease, and bounce as TOPS. Surely this is no easy feat, as the band has been honing their formula over the course of three albums, plus another in progress. Last year’s Sugar at the Gate, TOPS’ third full-length, found the band pushing their soft indie rock a la mellow disco-funk into a further refined breezy luster. Continue reading “TOPS :: Elegance and ease”

Butterclock prepares for First Prom

by Kristel Jax
Berlin via Paris artist Laura Clock has built Butterclock into an underground phenomenon slowly and mysteriously, fitting her foggy sound. Though Clock finds many fans through her live and recorded collaborations with Tri Angle oOoOO (NoWayBack, Try), Clock is committed to her own sound and vision: a dizzy blend of hip hop aesthetics, pastel-tinted fantasies, mirrored reflections of top 40 pop icons, and cold New German Cinema heroines. If this sounds like a visual artist you’d love to check out or at least follow on Tumblr, you’ll be glad to learn Clock’s new EP is due later this winter. 
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