Snap Sounds

Snap Sounds: Richie Cunning

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By Ben Hopfer

If you haven't heard about Richie Cunning yet, take a peek at his new Ferris Bueller-inspired video.

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Snap Sounds: Alexis Penney

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Alexis Penney

“Lonely Sea”

(demo)

“I'M A HARD-LIVING, YOUNG QUEEN WITH A BIG HEART AND A LOT TO SAY.”

I'm listening. Alexis Penney is part of Party Effects, which Marke B. wrote about recently. This solo track is like if a badass version of Erasure and Crystal Waters' “Gypsy Woman” had a love-hate child. But way better. Read more »

Snap Sounds: Moon Duo

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MOON DUO

Escape

(Woodsist)

I've been thinking about how Moon Duo's name sounds a little like Amon Düül. Maybe that's just tangential coincidence, but the SF twosome's songs allow for the kind of daydreaming that produces such thoughts.

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Snap Sounds: The Album Leaf

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By Amber Schadewald


THE ALBUM LEAF

A Chorus of Storytellers

(Sub Pop)

 
Be lured into a deep daze with the frosty, sublime sounds of The Album Leaf’s new release, A Chorus of Storytellers. The San Diego band -- which will be performing Fri/12 at Great American Music Hall -- is ambient to its core. Only four of the 11 well-crafted tracks incorporate vocals. (Ironic, considering its the album's title.)

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