[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 artists […]

[SYNTH/POP] St. Lucia – “Elevate” (Great Good Fine Ok Remix)

[SYNTH/POP] St. Lucia - "Elevate" (Great Good Fine Ok Remix)

St. Lucia has had a stellar year as the NY-based artist has not only released a debut EP to rave reviews, but has also pumped out great tracks with talented groups such as The Knocks and Icona Pop. We were especially big fans of his soaring, trop-pop single “Elevate“, which took our “soul and spirals […]

[SYNTHPOP] St. Lucia – “Elevate”

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We’re big fans of St. Lucia over here at The Sights and Sounds, so any day with a new track by him is cause for celebration. Breezy and with lofty ambitions, St. Lucia’s new single “Elevate” channels Washed Out’s recent rebirth and couples it with HAERTS-esque soaring choruses to great effect. Over trop-pop synths and […]

[ELECTRO/HOUSE] The Knocks ft. St Lucia – “Modern Hearts” (Dave Edwards Remix)

[ELECTRO/HOUSE] The Knocks ft. St Lucia - "Modern Hearts" (Dave Edwards Remix)

Brooklyn DJ/producer Dave Edwards has released a grand ol’ summer remix of fellow New York hit makers The Knocks‘ new single “Modern Hearts” featuring St. Lucia. Available as a free download for the impending hot season, Dave Edwards openly admits to combining several genres and sounds to come up with this mix, and I personally […]

[BASS/GARAGE] The Knocks ft. St. Lucia – “Modern Hearts” (Treasure Fingers Remix)

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NY groove makers The Knocks have premiered the second remix of their new single “Modern Hearts” featuring St. Lucia with POTATO, the electronic music network curated by Skrillex, Diplo, and A-Trak. This time, Treasure Fingers takes over the remix duties leading the track into completely different territory with a heavy UK bass and garage feel […]

[DISCO/HOUSE] The Knocks ft. St. Lucia – “Modern Hearts” (Goldroom Remix)

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We first featured LA based Goldroom back in March with their upbeat single “Only You Can Show Me” featuring the vocals of Mereki, then again a couple weeks ago when NY duo The Knocks gave the single their distinct dance and funk infused vibes. As if returning the favor, Goldroom has just released a chilled […]

[ELECTRO/DANCE] The Knocks ft. St. Lucia – “Modern Hearts”

[ELECTRO/DANCE] The Knocks ft. St. Lucia - "Modern Hearts"

It was a great day today. The sun was shining, birds were chirping, kids were out playing – and it was most likely all because NYC duo The Knocks premiered their upbeat new single “Modern Hearts” featuring the vocals of St. Lucia today. Off their upcoming album, due out sometime this summer via A&M Octane, […]

[INDIE DANCE] Goldroom ft. Mereki Beach – “Only You Can Show Me” (The Knocks Remix) + The Knocks Preview “Modern Hearts”

[INDIE DANCE] Goldroom  ft. Mereki Beach - "Only You Can Show Me" (The Knocks Remix)

More proof that warm weather is drawing near to the Midwest. NY groove duo The Knocks have knocked out another amazing feel good jam combining their electro dance sensibilities with Goldroom‘s indie vibes in “Only You Can Show Me.” It’s hard not imagining sunny days on the beach with this track – everything about it […]

[ELECTRO/POP] Icona Pop – Iconic EP

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If you have never heard of the Swedish female duo Icona Pop, it’s about time to plug in and listen up. Today they released their Iconic EP and it is chalk full of super danceable electro-pop hits that’ll make you want to start moving instantly. Gearing up to take over North America, I guarantee you […]

[REMIX] St. Lucia – The Old House Is Gone (The Knocks Remix)

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New York based producer duo/DJs The Knocks dropped a new, banging remix today. I swear these guys are working harder than anyone right now. Between playing shows, finishing recording their debut album, and filming a music video, they still have time to produce their POPSHOP mixes and remixes like this St. Lucia jam. Enjoy.   […]