[END OF YEAR] Best of Indie Pop 2013

[END OF YEAR] Best of Indie Pop 2013

  Indie pop… the most broad genre of all genres, yet still my hands down favorite. Its been a huge year for indie pop as some artists came onto the charts this year with minimal followers and blew up they are all over the radio now (Lorde for example). Thanks to blogs like this, small […]

[MONTHLY] I ONLY GO BACKWARDS: BEST OF 10.2013

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  Photo courtesy of an edited shot from Saint Pepsi’s music video for ‘Unhappy’. Here at The Sights and Sounds, we take our monthly best of lists as sacrosanct. We put time, effort, maybe a few calloused ears and bloody thumbs from putting our face to the grindstone in an attempt to bring you a […]

[SYNTH/POP] CHVRCHES – “The Mother We Share” (Blood Diamonds Remix)

[SYNTH/POP]  CHVRCHES - "The Mother We Share" (Blood Diamonds Remix)

  Glasgow based Chvrches is set to release their new album, The Bones Of What You Believe, later this month. In anticipation of the release, LA producer Blood Diamond has dropped an upbeat, percussion driven remix of their hit single “The Mother We Share.” Lauren Mayberry’s vocals stay front and center here – a smart […]

[MONTHLY] Not a Fool, Not a Follower: Best Sounds of 07.2013

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  Photos courtesy of edited screenshots from Austra’s video for “The Beat and The Pulse”. ‘Little hope, sing a song of fire': that lyric from the Joe Goddard remix to iamamiwhoami’s seminal hit ‘y’ is the focus of our first installment of the revamped monthly best of list here at The Sights and Sounds. Featuring […]

[ELECTRO/POP] CHVRCHES – “Gun” (Groundislava Remix)

[ELECTRO/POP] CHVRCHES - "Gun" (Groundislava Remix)

  Los Angeles based Groundislava has taken CHVRCHES new single “Guns” and molded it into a brilliantly bouncy electro-pop remix. I haven’t heard much from Groundislava before this point, but all signs point to another hugely underrated talent. Clocking in at close to six minutes, his remix of “Gun” churns out some solid house beats […]

[SYNTH/POP] Prides – “Out Of The Blue”

[SYNTH/POP] Prides - "Out Of The Blue"

  There’s a new group out of the UK that’s beginning to catch the ears of some very noticeable names with their dark and emotionally charged single “Out Of The Blue.” Hailing from Glasgow (which has given us the likes of Frightened Rabbit, The Twilight Sad, We Were Promised Jetpacks, and CHVRCHES), comes the new […]

[NEWS] Lollapalooza 2013 Lineup Leak

Lollapalooza-2013 lineup leak

  Lollapalooza is one of the biggest music festivals in the country. Annually selling thousands of ticket to swarming masses of music lovers, Lolla has become one of the premiere festivals for those looking to get a taste of everything from indie to EDM. And as such a high ranking festival, there is always speculation […]