Fronted by John MacCallum and Katie Schecter, The Henry Millers blend their wicked sense of humor and breezy harmonies with provoking lyrics. Take, for instance, the crashing melodies of their latest single, 'Children,' which is immediately followed by the reminder that "We gotta raise our children right."
After traveling across the country, Vikesh Kapoor wanted to get his hands dirty. The singer found his answer in a bricklaying gig, which he lightheartedly admits wasn't the best fit. However, Kapoor's experience helped inform his debut record, 'The Ballad of Willy Robbins.'
Punk is merging with EDM and it's all happening at the hands of Shy Kidx. The Italian producer recently became the first electronica artist to sign with punk heavyweight, Epitaph.
My Midnight Heart's debut, 'Chest of Hearts EP,' is like soaring into darkness. The woman behind the music, Angelica Allen, delicately layers ethereal sounds with images of doubt, creating a three-song release that is as weightless as it is heavy.
Every morning, right after we figure out where we are and piece together the events of the previous evening, Diffuser.fm gives away a free MP3. Today, it might be brooding alt-country, while tomorrow might bring thumping indie disco, earnest '90s-style emo or socially conscious hip-hop. There's no telling what we might throw you, and now, we’re asking you to tell us what you like best and vote in our Crucial Cut of the Month contest. It’s a chance to select your favorite free MP3 of the last month and help your favorite emerging acts get a little digital love.