File Under: Sweet indie pop that borders on sexy.
For Fans Of: Hope Sandoval, Feist, holding hands, first kisses, Jenny Lewis, She & Him, Cat Power.
Bonus: Jenny’s got an EP coming out later this month but you can grab a free download of her jam, “Well OK Honey" now.
File Under: Dark dreamy alt-pop
For Fans Of: School of Seven Bells, Ladytron minus electro/synths, witchcraft, Patrick Wolf, Warpaint.
Bonus: Check out the beautiful live session they did with Wild Honey Pie at CMJ this year.
Photo by Eric Vernazobres
File Under: Gorgeous, and mostly happy, French instrumental pop
For Fans Of: Dionysos, Adrienne Pauly, doing the crosswords, baking
Bonus: Check out this fantastic video of her performing, "Piano Monstre."
File Under: Hard hitting power pop performed by fresh (and beautiful) faces
For Fans Of: A poppier version of Hunter Valentine, Sick of Sarah, Tegan & Sara, pre-torn skinny jeans, movies about teenage angst.
Bonus: The girls are going to be on tour with Hunter Valentine next year, I’ll be doing an interview with them sometime next year as well and, oh hey, here’s a download of their song, “Anatomy” (Houses Haunted Remix).
File Under: Rocking your face off
From: San Francisco
For Fans Of: My Gold Mask, HorrorPops, Bad Religion, leggings, drinking domestic beers from the glass bottle they came in, mini skirts.
Bonus: First of all thanks to AE reader, Janay, for introducing me to this group. Secondly, stream two songs off of their upcoming release over here.
File Under: Reggaeton, R&B, with a pop sensibility
For Fans of: Frozen daiquiris, Pussycat Dolls mixed with Santigold, bright nailpolish, whipping your hair at clubs Willow Smith is too young to get into.
Bonus: I can’t find any treats to give you but isn’t it bonus enough that I love you?
That’s all for this week, my ears are going to be busy for a while over here. Have a great one and say hi to your moms for me.