5 Minutes with Psycho & Plastic – The Playground

German duo Psycho & Plastic have recently released their latest intricate ambient single, ‘Back And Forth’ which reflects the delicate dance of conflicting interest. The single is the second to…

Calcou – Places EP – The Playground

Oh, the Places you’ll go with multi-instrumentalist Calcou and his latest EP. Despite only being released last Friday via MfDR + Cthe EP is quickly gaining traction around the world…

5 minutes with SHKOON – The Playground

The current landscape of electronic music, particularly that informed by the underground, has seen an increased visibility and influence from outside the West. From the amapiano explosion to the burgeoning…

Leikeli47 – Shape Up – The Playground

The mysterious hooded figure that is Brooklyn’s Leikeli47 is one of the most enigmatic figures to arise in the alternative hip-hop scene in recent years. Arriving with mysteriously titled EPs,…

NAVA reveals avant-pop EP for the ages – The Playground

It’s difficult not to get excited when you hear about an Italian-Persian who’s fully embracing both sides of her heritage. Take NAVA for instance, who has just released her fourth…

Apple discontinues iPod, ending an era of music sharing innovation – The Playground

Apple is discontinuing the iPod after 21 years of distribution. First launched in 2001, the device has largely been credited for changing the way consumers listened to and shared music,…

Q + A: 5 More minutes with Cujo Moon – The Playground

It was just over a year ago that indie artist Cujo Moon arrived on our radar with the heartfelt single, ‘Watch You Shine’ taken from the Bridges II EP. At…

5 minutes with KOMFORTAUSCHEN – The Playground

When listening to K, the new album from German live trio COMFORTABLE, you’d be hard-pressed to believe that their music is being played on analog instruments. Taking inspiration from the…

Claire Rousay – everything perfect is already here – The Playground

Claire Rousay is one of the most intriguing artists in electronic music today. The San Antonio native’s music is more like sonic still lifes, collages of the mise-en-scene of everyday…

Roundup, April # 4 – The Playground

The scent of summer is in the air, from sweaty acid house to disco laced synthpop. We roundup our favorite new releases of the week. Listen below. Follow our Roundup…