Category Archives: Alternative

OVERJOY – SAME (ElectroPop – US)

LA-based Overjoy have been bubbling away for a while now and with the Same EP, their first release on One / Half Records, the trio pushes dance music’s potential into new territories. They blend dreamy cinematic vocals, crisp organic beats and lush synths to create deeply emotive electro-infused pop.

“Same” comes with a really nice B-side, “Women”, and the EP is out now on One / Half Records, an imprint based in Los Angeles and run by Kauf & Joseph August.

Bonus tracks: “Another” and “Breakfast”


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KAROL G – PINEAPPLE (Pop/Latin – Colombia)

Colombian singer-songwriter and queen of reggaeton Karol G is back in action. After the overwhelming success of her very sexy tune “Pineapple”, she recently shared her brand new single “Mi Cama”.


“Mi Cama” is Karol G’s second single since releasing her debut album Unstoppable last year. That record earned her a Billboard nomination and spawned hits such as “Ahora Me Llama” featuring Bad Bunny and “Hello” with Ozuna.

No info has filtered as to whether these two songs will be part of a new album from Ms G. Stay in the loop via Facebook and listen to more music on SoundCloud. Buy on

LO-FANG – LIGHT YEAR (Soul/Pop – US)

Matthew Jordan Hemerlein, better known by the stage name Lo-Fang, is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles. A classically trained musician, he plays the piano, cello, guitar and violin on his debut album, Blue Film, released in 2014 via British indie label 4AD.

Lo-Fang - Light Year     

Hemerlein conceived and wrote the album while travelling around the world and across the United States over a period of three years. He polished his dreamy, mid-tempo tunes with the help of Gotye producer François Tetaz.

Check out Lo-Fang’s website or Facebook or go to his SoundCloud. Buy the music on

ONUKA – MOZAIKA (Alt/Electronica – Ukraine)

Onuka is one of the most respected acts on the new Ukrainian electronic scene. Created by avant-garde electronic artists Evgeni Filatov (aka The Maneken) and Nata Zhyhchenko, Onuka organically combines traditional ethnic motifs and modern electronic sound.


“Animal” and “Golos” are taken off Onuka’s sophomore album, Mozaika, which was released on March 28th via the band’s own label Vidlik Records.

More tunes on SoundCloud and more info on Facebook. Buy the music on

TRACEY THORN – SISTER (Alt/Pop – UK)

UK songstress Tracey Thorn‘s new single “Sister” is out now. The song features Corinne Bailey Rae and Warpaint and it comes with remixes by Andrew Weatherall.

It’s the second single from Thorn’s brand new album Record. This eight-minute feminist groove anthem features guest appearances from Corinne Bailey Rae and Warpaint’s Jenny (bass) and Stella (drums). It’s out on Merge Records in North America and Unmade Road/Caroline in the rest of the world.

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