YACHT's recently released Shangri-La is home to track after track of feel-good grooves. Songs like “Utopia” are carefully crafted and may just make you bust out your dancing shoes for some seriously addictive beats. The album can be heard in its entirety on NPR’s website.
Check out The Lonely Forest on NPR’s “The Year’s Best Music (So Far).”
Really fun band. It kind of reminds me a little bit of Jimmy Eat World, in that wonderful point in time when Jimmy Eat World was making incredibly melodic, wonderful, fun records. It taps into that same smart and super-catchy sound. — Stephen Thomas, NPR music editor
Denver’s retro-pop trio Tennis began its journey as a band as husband and wife, Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore, embarked on a grand boating adventure.
Read all about their sailing trip along the Northern Atlantic in Paste Magazine’s “Getting to Know…Tennis.”
Check out Warpaint’s in-studio performance on NPR’s World Cafe. The twenty-two minute session includes “Warpaint” and “Undertow” from the group’s debut album The Fool.
Listen here then watch Warpaint live on Saturday, September 3rd at Bumbershoot 2011!