Dark Hip-Hop

[HIP-HOP] INDIGO PALACE – FIVERS/GOLD

I’m rarely bored with new sounds coming out of the UK. In this instance we’re witnessing the birth of a new movement out of South London in the form of Hip-Hop/Electronic duo Indigo Palace. They’ve been making music together for quite some time. You can truly hear the musical confidence and lyrical intention that only […]

[MINIMAL/DARK] degrade.LA Vibe Series: 007 – Kelly Dean [.dread]

Our friends over at degrade.LA in sunny Los Angeles have been super busy lately – releasing monthly mixes and throwing fresh, new events in Hollywood every month highlighting emerging DJs through various colors and vibes as the theme. If you’re in the City of Angels, be sure to RSVP to their next Paint By Numbers […]

[DARK OXYGEN] Dark Pop Soundcast #5: ‘Watch Me Rise’ Edition

PHOTO CREDIT// THE OTHER PLACE [DARK OXYGEN] is a periodic series at the Sights and Sounds where I collect a dark star explosion of the best dark indietronica out there. Dark pop gets a bad rap for being dramatic, but it’s all about being effortlessly cool. It’s also a respite in the world for the […]

[BEST OF] Semi-Year Sound Check: Our Writers’ Top 3 Songs Of 2015 (So Far)

Best of lists are sexy. They are the only tingd that make the end of year worth kicking around for. I know, Christmas and shit and New Year’s drunkenness and all that jazz. But none of it’s quite as O-face inducing as seeing all your favorite music writers publicly bare themselves for all the world […]