Interview: Ralph Castelli

By Anjali DasSarma Hailing all the way from Alaska, 22-year-old Ralph Castelli first began making music in the woods of his native state. At 18 he moved to Australia to study composition and production before finally finding a home in LA. That new home is where Castelli cultivates his uniquely blended bedroom pop, which influences […]

New song: Connor McCoy – Effort

‘Effort’ from Salt Lake City’s Connor McCoy is a barren landscape. A landscape so bare that any sighting becomes magnified, dust blowing in the air, a figure in the distance. With just an electronic keyboard, a whirring synth and a soaring vocal, McCoy channels Carrie and Lowell-era Sufjan Stevens raising the hairs on the back […]