Chazwick Bundick's Toro y Moi takes a musical turn once again for his fourth album, "What For?," this time turning to a guitar-driven, '70s-influenced, pop-rock sound.
Existing somewhere between chillwave, dream pop and trip hop, Seattle duo ODESZA manage to create a unique sound in a saturated field of music. On the sophomore album "In Return" ODESZA has developed from just another bass-and-sample glo-fi act to a mature and sophisticated duo.
Small Black will have listeners swooning for the tantalizing sounds of its second album "Limits of Desire."
Sometime last year, I tweeted that I'd really like it if someone could send me a list of all possible types of "core" music. I'd heard of grindcore, nerdcore and of course hardcore, but it seemed like the core family tree had the potential to be vast and ridiculous, and I figured the Internet could help. However, like most of what I put on Twitter, this request garnered minimal response.