Album Review: Smile EP

Review by Emillie Marvel It’s about time we thank Sweden for delivering one of the liveliest indie bands on the market. The Royal Concept’s timeline of awesomeness kicked off with 2013’s track “D-D-Dance,” that made waves across oceans and throughout nations. Then The Royal EP saw predictions of a great future from Examiner.com, as well as… More Album Review: Smile EP

Tuesday Tunes: Songs We Like From Genres We Don’t

Every once in a while there is a song you just can’t escape.  You try to fight it, because it’s not something you normally like, not something you feel you should like.  But it’s catchy and fun, or romantic and deep, and you just can’t help yourself.  So this week’s Tuesday Tunes goes out to all… More Tuesday Tunes: Songs We Like From Genres We Don’t

Behind The Song: Tangina Stone – “Wasn’t Love Cafe”

Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Tangina Stone recently released the new single “Wasn’t Love Cafe,” now available on iTunes.  Though a new artist, Tangina’s music has seen commercial success, with her music heard on Hollywood Divas and Love & Hip Hop. She’s opened for the legendary Carole King and has a local monthly residency at C’mon Everybody in Brooklyn. Tangina is… More Behind The Song: Tangina Stone – “Wasn’t Love Cafe”

Preview: Downtown Comes Uptown

On Thursday 8/27 and Friday 8/28, WFUV and Rockwood Music Hall will be hosting the latest installment of “Downtown Comes Uptown.” Four distinct artists, including Brooklyn-based buzzband Animal Years, will be spotlighted in two distinct settings. On Thursday, they will bring their songs and stories out of their typical stomping ground (the downtown club scene)… More Preview: Downtown Comes Uptown

BØRNS To Release Debut Album on October 16

BØRNS, who has been frequently featured here on MCU, has announced the release of his debut album! The album, titled Dopamine, will be released October 16 via Interscope Records and is available for pre-order now on iTunes. With the pre-order, fans can receive an instant download of three songs – “10,000 Emerald Pools,” current single “Electric Love” and… More BØRNS To Release Debut Album on October 16