Stream Kiiara’s New Song “Intention”

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Rising star Kiiara has been going next level since her introductory song “Gold” dropped a few months back. Since then, she has followed it up with gem after gem making a statement she is no fluke. Her newest song “Intention” continues this trend with hooks all over the place and production courtesy of Casper & B. Get into it below.

Watch Braids’ New Video for “Taste” (Possibly NSFW)

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Deep in the Iris, the latest LP from Montreal three-piece Braids has been a favorite of ours since its release earlier this year. One of the many highlights from it “Taste” has been given and elegant, thought-provoking visual treatment directed by Kevin Funk. You can find the video along with the director’s thoughts around the concept below.

“The concept for the video was born from a line in the chorus: “we experience the love that we think we deserve”. It’s a simple and eloquent lyric, one that I felt evoked a powerful sort of reflection and consideration. I was interested in how that line transcends the idea of romantic love, how it pushed the listener to consider the idea of love in much broader and more complex terms. To communicate this idea visually, the idea of nakedness came to mind immediately. Nudity is almost always sexualized in any sort of popular media, however the content of this track provided an opportunity to subvert that expectation – the focus instead placed upon nakedness in terms of honesty and vulnerability. I wanted these static nude portraits to act as their own relatively neutral canvases, creating the space for the viewer project the idea of the refrain – “we experience the love that we think we deserve”, onto these people, to consider/imagine the type of life these people have had, who and how they love and have been loved (friends, family, romantic partners), and ultimately, to come back to themselves regarding this same consideration.” – Kevan Funk, Director

Tour Dates:
10/6 San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill *
10/8 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar *
10/9 Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar *
10/12 Dallas, TX – Club Dada *
10/13 Austin, TX – The Mohawk *
10/16 Atlanta, GA – 529 *
10/17 Raleigh, NC – Kings *
10/19 Washington, DC – DC9 *
10/20 Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle *
10/21 Boston, MA – Great Scott *
10/22 Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right *
11/06 Reykjavik, IS Iceland Airwaves
11/09 Rotterdam, NL Rotown
11/11 Utrecht, NL Ekko
11/13 Brussels, BE Botanique
11/14 Paris, FR L’Archipel
11/18 Ramsgate, UK Ramsgate Music Hall
11/19 Birmingham, UK The Oobleck
11/24 London, UK Scala ^
11/25 Leeds, UK Headrow House
11/26 Bristol, UK Colston Hall
11/28 Prestatyn, UK ATP Festival
11/30 Sheffield, UK The Harley
12/01 Brighton, UK The Green Door Store
12/03 Amsterdam, NL OT301
12/04 Copenhagen, DK Vega
12/05 Berlin, DE Kantine Am Berghain

* w/ Tasseomancy
^ w/ Gwilym Gold

Download MADEIRA’s (former Yumi Zouma) New Song “Let Me Down”

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Auckland, New Zealand and former Yumi Zouma member Kim Pflaum, aka MADEIRA, is the latest artist on Ryan Hemsworth’s ongoing Secret Songs release. “Let Me Down” is a disarming new song reminiscent of her former project and full of breezy, whispering vocals. This one slowly lets go of the preceding summer that was. Listen and download below.

Today’s MOKB on SIRIUS XMU Blog Radio Playlist : 10/6/15

Here’s the playlist from today’s My Old Kentucky Blog Radio on SIRIUS XMU, Channel 35! Also, available via On Demand.

Postiljonen – Go!
Airbird & Napolian – Only You
Nico Yaryan – Just Tell Me
Tor Miller – Carter & Cash
Cousin Stizz – The Wave (produced by Tee-WaTT & M. Ali)
Leon Bridges – Better Man ft. Bun B (produced by Chi Duly)
TTY – Muh-D
Sean Nicholas Savage – Don’t B Sad (produced by TOPS)
TALA ft. Sadat & Alaa Fifty – Enta Ayez (You Wish)
Tony Primo and Nixxie (Joseph Mount from Metronomy and Robyn) – The Hardest Thing To Do
Anna Of The North – The Dreamer
Skylar Spence – All I Want
Hinds – Garden
Dilly Dally – Get To You
Warpaint – Stars
Queen of Jeans – Dance (Get Off Your Ass)
Beach Slang – Anything, Anything (Dramarama cover)
Chants – All Underwater (ft. Mereki)
Homeshake – Faded
Lontalius – All I Wanna Say
Static Animal – Majorca
Keep Shelly in Athens – Silent Rain
Cemeteries – Sodus
Daniel Martin Moore – To Make It True
Ryan Adams – Wildest Dreams (Taylor Swift cover)
Surfer Blood – Neighbour Riffs
Algiers – And When You Fall

Listen to “Electricity” by Dream Chief

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Indianapolis cousins, Luke and John Tuttle are a great, new electro-dance-pop duo that is starting to ignite the cornfields, clubs, and warehouse parties of the midwest. The cousins aim to spread love and energy to all humans through a dreamy 80’s synth-pop sound that is riddled with catchy guitar leads and layered synthesizers. Dream Chief has recently self-released their EP, Movement – a five-song effort that you can download at CD Baby.

Listen to more at Dream Chief’s Soundcloud, Spotify, or on iTunes.

Listen to New Song “Go!” from Postiljonen

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Swedish trio Postiljonen plead for you to push forward, no matter what lies in your way, in new single “Go!” out now courtesy of Hybris/Best Fit Recordings and available for download here. This is a change of pace for a project more known for wistful vibes and reflection with much of their previous material. Get motivated below.

Listen to New Song “The Dreamer” from Anna of the North

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Anna of the North came to us early last year with dreamy song “Sway”. She followed it up with demo “Since You Got On”, then finishing off 2014 with “Oslo”. We were expecting this year to be a big one, but she remained mostly silent until now. “The Dreamer” is her new song scheduled to be released as a single on Nobember 20th via Different Recordings/Honeymoon/Hub. With it, there is an sparkling beauty that seems to come natural from anyone hailing from the Scandinavia region. Hopefully, it is the first sign of a proper album in the works. Listen below.