Do you ever just make a series of bad decisions, leaving you in a lost, yet profound space? Emika translates that feeling into a drunken Tori Amos-like synthpop ode in “Searching.”
The effect of A K U A’s “Gravity” on you: expect to float along the current of the Montreal-based singer’s ethereal melodies.
The video for MONSTA's "Messiah" has lead singer Skaar wandering through a rural landscape where around every corner either a gospel revival or the devil himself might reside. His hopeful hymn rises rapturously above the group's surging dubstep.
Come along (and clap along) as Venezeulan singer-songwriter Ulises Hadjis travels through Japan in the video for his sunny, poppy tune “Aquella Ciudad.” ¡Buen viaje!
19-year-old Jake Bugg is from the UK and makes bluesy rock that skirts 90's alternative rock territory. The retro filtering and black-and-white footage in the video for "Lightning Bolt" makes Bugg's sound seem that much more comparable to early Oasis.
Recent MTV Iggy Artist of the Week, Gazelle incorporates his South African heritage with indie references “R.U.N”, which features Jogyo's Dru Barnes and Devi Mambouka. They bring their fantastical...
We profiled Kat Dahlia earlier in the week as a new voice in the recent crop of indie rap/R&B singers. In the video for "Gangsta" the Cuban American songstress gives a visual peek into how her Miami is to her what Detroit is to Eminem.
A mustachioed red-head is the new face of R&B. No, seriously. London's Barbarossa bares his soul as well as his caramel vocals over the heavy organs and minimal beat of "The Load."
Pulsars tangle with pulsating synth in the video for “Last of Our Kinds” by French producer Yuksek featuring vocals by Denmark’s Oh Land. The international collaboration teases out a rock ‘n’ roll side...
Snoop Lion discovered Iza Lach, a Polish singer, on Soundcloud. He loved her soft, romantic vocals so much that he was inspired to collaborate with her to create the song and video for the dreamy synthpop song "The One Who Leaves." The song fittingly...
Ghanaian producer Selasi has an obvious reverence for Jamaican reggae culture in "Call the Police," but adds in his own vocal stylings and hip hop production on the track.
British deep house producer Jimpster delivers a slow burn jam that zeros in on the territory between Kraftwerk and Moodyman. The surreal video is a throwback to 1980s corporate culture, equal parts David Lynch and Peter Gabriel.
Canada's Lost Weekend display their playfulness in "Let Me In." There's nothing like a good rock-pop anthem, a rarer and rarer occurrence these days. This video is slightly reminiscent of early White Stripes vids.