& Fall Picks /////// Bonfire
Childish Gambino Donald Glover has done it again. He is not just a pretty face or a comical genius (currently playing Troy on NBC’s Community) but also lyrical master. Listen to this and then become acquainted with anything he has ever touched, ever.
Ohbijou This Toronto folk-pop group melds militaryesque drums, sweeping violin, and boy-meets-girl melodies. Sounds like a sequel to The Suburbs? O Canada.
Gucci Gucci Neon Hitch
The American rapper Kreayshawn has been popping up everywhere in the blogosphere. Never heard of Kreayshawn? No worries, British singer Neon Hitch (and former Amy Winehouse roommate) takes her mediocre rap and remakes complete anew in this sultry version.
Don’t Move Phantogram
Electro-pop duo Phantogram present a sonic paradox, with a hushed order to “Keep your body still” over top of a staccato horn riff. Be warned, this alt-dance track will force you to move. Fight off the cold and dance with somebody.
artists and songs contributed by Romina Cortellucci and Emily Fister
issue no.1 / november
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