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SPEAK – “Be Reasonable, Diane”

Last year I introduced Electric Panda readers to SPEAK, a band from Texas that was delightfully eschewing major labels and any traditional notions of what an “indie rock” band should...

The Chainsmokers – “#Selfie”

Be forewarned – if you’re not down with shameless, made-for-molly festival bangers then you probably shouldn’t proceed any further. If you are, then you’ll enjoy NYC duo The Chainsmokers, who...

Sylvan Esso – “Hey Mami”

Upon playing Sylvan Esso‘s “Hey Mami” for the first time, the opening might lead you to believe you were in for a fairly standard “girl with guitar” folk song, even...

ASTR – “Operate”

It seems as if there will always be a place for boy/girl electro pop duos in our hearts. Following in the footsteps of so many NYC-based duos before them, ASTR...

Prom Nite – “She Know It”

Honestly, I can’t tell you much about this other than Prom Nite is a producer who’s been dropping earth-shaking remixes of cheesy R&B jams on Soundcloud for the last few...

Yumi Zouma – “The Brae”

Remember when indie pop used to be focused and poignant, yet remaining cool and subdued? Yumi Zouma is a dreampop trio from New Zealand that evokes memories of Belle &...

Duke Dumont – “I Got U” ft. Jax Jones

Duke Dumont may well end up being the dance king of 2014. After winding up with a Grammy nomination for his ubiquitous hit “Need U (100%),” he continues the text speak...