Theophilus London‘s debut video Humdrum Town made its online premier today. Feathered with karaoke bars and moped rides, it’s no wonder Theo is the coolest kid in class. Theophilus London – Humdrum Town (mp3)
As far as Midwestern lo-fi indie-pop goes, Minneapolis duo Red Pens are the talk of the town. A recent wave of steller reviews helped them find a home on Grain Belt Records where they will be releasing their album Reasons on March 9th. Already garnering comparisons to Sonic Youth and The White Stripes, expect a lot from Red Pens in 2010. Red Pens – Children And The Kids (mp3)
French electro-baller Danger is gearing up to release his new EP titled 09/17 2007 later this month, and judging by the 16 bit teaser trailer and mp3 (see below), it will not disappoint. If you have a chance to see Danger live, DO NOT MISS OUT. I saw him in Berlin a while back and he absolutely destroyed it. Cop the teaser track as well as a classic Danger remix below.
Hailing from the nations capitol, The Caribbean offer a refreshing take on experimental pop. Their 2007 release “Populations” illustrates their distinctive sound and fully reveals frontman Michael Kentoffs’ lyrical depth. Populations (2007) The Caribbean – The Go From Tactical (mp3) Plastic Explosives (2005) The Caribbean – Siamese Sons (mp3) The Caribbean – First And Apple (mp3)