Diane Coffee Gets The Band Together In ‘Everyday’ Video

Diane Coffee's Everybody's A Good Dog is out Sept. 4. (Courtesy of the artist)
Diane Coffee’s Everybody’s A Good Dog is out Sept. 4. (Courtesy of the artist)

Wrote a little thing on Shaun Fleming’s new music video under his moniker Diane Coffee: “Everyday” from the upcoming Everybody’s A Good Dog. It’s a record that sounds a lot like the Technicolor record collection-pillaging rock of Foxygen, the band Fleming is best known for — and this fun video sorta nods at that with the glam rock moves.

Read that piece over at NPR Music’s All Songs Considered.

Continue reading Diane Coffee Gets The Band Together In ‘Everyday’ Video

First Listen: Son Lux, ‘Bones’

Son Lux's Bones is out June 23. (Courtesy of the artist)
Son Lux’s Bones is out June 23. (Courtesy of the artist)

Had the chance to write about one of my favorite artists, musicians — and now bands — Son Lux, a.k.a. Ryan Lott. Now a full band with Ian Chang and Rafiq Bhatia, Son Lux has just put out another fantastic record, Bones, which I got to hear a preview of last week at the Bowery Ballroom in New York. Spent a lot of time delving into the intricacies and themes of this album, for NPR Music’s First Listen series. Check that out here and go buy this record and see the band live!

Continue reading First Listen: Son Lux, ‘Bones’

All Boy/All Girl: Timeless And Charming Orchestral Pop

All Boy/All Girl's latest EP, Trophy, is out now. (Courtesy of the artist)
All Boy/All Girl’s latest EP, Trophy, is out now. (Courtesy of the artist)

Here’s a short thing I originally wrote for WNYC’s Soundcheck about the Brooklyn band all boy/all girl’s song “OK Poncho.”

Continue reading All Boy/All Girl: Timeless And Charming Orchestral Pop