Daily Archive: April 14, 2012

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Contrakids: “Younger”

It’s been quite awhile since we’ve checked in with Australian duo Contrakids, but that doesn’t mean these guys haven’t been busy. They keep coming up with the synth-groove gems that are irresistible in some small way each time. With “Younger,” it’s when the beat kicks in almost two minutes through...

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Freedom Fry: “Bonnie & Clyde”

I’m a little bit mesmerized by French/American duo Freedom Fry. The three most recent additions to their catalogue — from their newest EP Outlaws and named as such — are marked by simple guitar or banjo, some fuzzy or faint percussion, and Parisian-born Marie Seyrat’s and New York City native...

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Jenny Owen Youngs: “Your Apartment”

Born and raised in New Jersey and currently residing in Brooklyn, Jenny Owen Youngs released her third studio album An Unwavering Band of Light on February 7, and the song “Your Apartment” has been floating out there for some time. It’s a melodic, charming piece of indie pop about wanting...