Sunday, October 27, 2013


Philadephia born Vacationer started blowing up recently after a backyard performance at SXSW.  Vacationer is the brainchild of lead singer and bassist Kenny Vasoli, formerly of The Starting Line.  Needless to say, he has grown the fuck up from that shitty emo-pop teen bullshit, and now has some legit music.  Their single "Trip" has been getting some attention, but I'm partial to "Everyone Knows" and some of the remixes.  Good music for road tripping.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

St. Lucia

This one's for Waser.  The first time I heard St. Lucia, I tuned in at the end of Elevate where the horns start to kick in.  Immediately I was reminded of Waser pulling up in his blue Corolla blasting Lionel Richie - All Night Long.

I love the 80's synth pop sound St. Lucia puts into his music.  I think you'll see what I mean on the opening track of his album When The Night, entitled "The Night Comes Again."  Check it out here:

And of course I have to leave you with a little Lionel Richie

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Twin Shadows - Beg for the Night

Twin Shadows is a the synthpop creation of George Lewis Jr. He released his first album under the name Twin Shadows back in 2010  Forget and then his second album in 2012 Confess.

I hadn't listened Twin shadows since his last album came out until yesterday. I was at my friends flat for a late breakfast after picking up a haul at the farmers market and I couldn't help but notice Twin Shadows Confess vinyl playing on the stereo. I had forgotten how good of an album that it was and how nice a compliment to the sea buckthorne mimosas and other grub splayed across the table.

Something about his brand of upbeat broody new wave synthpop always seems to catch my ears. I also can't help but appreciate his music video style. It is like something out of The Warriors and holding tight with a true 80s vibe. Check it out for yourself below.