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Jenny O.


File Under:
Sweet indie pop that borders on sexy.

From:
California

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.

Sherlocks Daughter


File Under:
Dark dreamy alt-pop

From:
Australia

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.

Babet


Photo by Eric Vernazobres


File Under:
Gorgeous, and mostly happy, French instrumental pop

From:
France

For Fans Of:
Dionysos, Adrienne Pauly, doing the crosswords, baking

Bonus:
Check out this fantastic video of her performing, "Piano Monstre."

Vanity Theft


File Under:
Hard hitting power pop performed by fresh (and beautiful) faces

From:
California

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).

 

The Action Design


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.

Ce’Cile


File Under:
Reggaeton, R&B, with a pop sensibility

From:
Jamaica

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.

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