Author Archives: Matthew Hickey

  1. Single Serving: IYES – Part Two EP

    Berlin-by-way-of-Brighton duo IYES have been tossing out sparkling sonic gems at an impressive pace recently. To cap it off, they just shared their second of two new EPs, appropriately titled Part Two, in its entirety.

    Take a listen to IYES new EP, titled Part Two, in its entirety.

  2. Single Serving: Kiiara – Intention

    Chicago’s Kiiara has been absolutely mesmerizing with her recent series of dark, bubbly pop singles. Produced by Casper & B., “Intention” is the latest and it’s definitely in line with the quality we’re coming to expect. Textured and atmospheric, it’ll hypnotize you.

  3. Turntable Kitchen’s Autumn 2015 Mixtape

    Look, I’m not trying to throw shade at the other seasons but Autumn has always been the most chill time of year. Halloween, Thanksgiving, apple picking, hay rides, haunted houses, colored leaves, and all pumpkin everything. Yeah, Autumn is pretty much the best. Our latest mix features many of our favorite new songs from the Continue…

  4. TK049: Gallant – Weight In Gold EP

    This one is BIG. In fact, it’s safe to say that very few artists have risen as fast and as high in the past year as Los Angeles’ future r&b crooner Gallant. He’s been praised by Pitchfork, The Fader, NME, and nearly four dozen of the most popular and well-respected music blogs. For example, the Continue…

  5. Single Serving: Ardyn – Universe


    UK-based Ardyn is the project of twins Rob and Katy Pearson. “Universe” is their debut single and, to my ears, it’s an exceptionally promising first impression to the up-and-coming duo. It opens with a subtle, pastoral ambiance (reminds me a little of “Pyramid Song”) that conveys Katy’s gliding vocals along as the tune twists and Continue…

  6. Single Serving: Charlie Sztyk – Nothing Special

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    There’s an exceptionally satisfying subtlety to the latest single, “Nothing Special,” by Union, New Jersey songwriter Charlie Sztyk. It opens with a heavy wash of droning synth and Charlie’s woodsy, warm voice insisting, as the title implies, that “this is nothing special.” A simple, pulsing electronic rhythm enters the frame to propel the tune forward Continue…

  7. ExclusiveTK048

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    Welcome to the digital download page for TK048. From here you can download MP3s of the tracks from this month’s vinyl and our latest mixtape featuring the best new music we’ve heard this month! The vinyl this month features three highlights from the MusicNOW compilation. This is the only time these tracks have ever been Continue…

  8. Single Serving: Father John Misty – The Memo

    Father John Misty, a.k.a. Josh Tillman, has had a busy week between sharing two Taylor Swift covers and a new music video. The highlight, though, is the new single he just shared roughly an hour ago. Titled “The Memo” it’s a stripped down cut with a pastoral ambiance and exceptionally thoughtful lyrics about culture, authenticity, Continue…

  9. Single Serving: VÉRITÉ – “Sober” (Childish Gambino Cover)

    It’s been roughly a year since Brooklyn-based VÉRITÉ first captured our hearts with her debut single. And what a year it’s been. She’s shared two full EPs worth of darkly magnetic pop. She stole hearts and captured headlines at a run of successful gigs at SXSW (including a rare DJ set at our own showcase). Continue…

  10. Single Serving: Loyle Carner – Florence (feat. Kwes)

    The debut EP, A Little Late, by 20-year old South London rapper Loyle Carner is easily one of the best things I’ve heard in a hot minute. It’s a subtle collection of confessional hip hop based around simple production and Carner’s chill flow and wise, soulful demeanor. Indeed, even when relating material that is emotionally Continue…

  11. Single Serving: M.E.D. + Blu + Madlib – Knock Knock (feat. MF DOOM)

    Madlib, Blu, and M.E.D. are teaming up for a new collaborative album titled Bad Neighbor. It’ll feature contributions from a whole host of folks including MF DOOM, Dam-Funk, Hodgy Beats, Aloe Blacc, and Mayer Hawthorne. The forward-gazing first single “Knock Knock” features a pretty hilarious verse from MF DOOM about letting himself into a friend’s Continue…

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