Crumb – Jinx

Psychedelic pop, but not as you know it. Jinx is the product of experimentation and the refinement of a wholly authentic voice. Crumb have delivered a beguiling, sometimes bewildering beauty that leaves with as many questions as it delivers answers. Infectious riffs spiral around melodies. It’s hard to place the affect of a song like…

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CHAI – Fashionista

Japanese quartet CHAI have just announced their sophomore album. The follow-up to their debut album Pink will be called Punk. It will be released on March 15th via Burger Records. For those unfamiliar with CHAI, the band have a particular approach to the sugared world of kawaii culture. Their first album offered a tongue-in-cheek excursion through the cute…

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JR Slayer – Half Lyfe

A straight-from-the-box drum machine tempo, loosened at the edges, and a pulse-strum acoustic guitar. Immediately disarming, ‘Half Lyfe’ – the second track we’ve heard from JR Slayer’s upcoming album You Found Me – lands like a measure of easy intimacy. Reflective, and confessional by turns ‘Half Lyfe’ displays the strengths of JR Slayer’s work. A project of…

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