Listen Here: Killers Walk Among Us – “Bonjour Tristesse”

July 23, 2014 § 1 Comment

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Killers Walk Among Us, Sweden’s latest indie rock export, has a slightly different come-up story that sets them apart from any other band out there. After their lead singer and songwriter Stefan Holmberg passed away earlier this year, the remaining members of the band are continuing to push their music as a tribute to their friend.

Their new single, “Bonjour Tristesse,” is haunting ballad that compels the ears with eerie guitar riffs and weighty drums. The lead singer’s vocals (which are reminiscent of 30 Seconds To Mars’ lead vocalist Jared Leto) are quite somber, which is honestly chilling when thinking about the band’s current status. Nevertheless, “Bonjour Tristesse” is an indie rock winner.

Check it out below:

Look out for the band’s debut (and final) album on August 26th via A Tendervision Recording.

Youth + Hysteria Songs of the Summer: My 2014 Playlist!

July 1, 2014 § Leave a comment

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After a truly dreadful winter, summer is finally here for us to enjoy! These warm months are sure to be filled with trips to the beaches, colorful cocktails, innocent flings, lots of laughs, and – of course – great music!

My summer playlist for 2014 features a ton of light and airy songs which lean towards the Pop, Rock and Electronic genres, that are perfectly suitable for laying out on the sand or jamming at a rooftop party. It includes songs from artists like Lana Del Rey, Classixx, Kitten, Dream LakeThe Black Keys, and much more!

Head on below to see what I’ll be rocking to over the next few months – curated on Spotify!

Youth + Hysteria Summer ’14 Tracklist

1. Lana Del Rey – “West Coast”
2. Tame Impala – “Feels Like We’re Only Going Backwards”
3. Arctic Monkeys – “One For The Road”
4. The Black Keys – “Fever”
5. Kitten – “Like A Stranger”
6. Classixx – “Hanging Gardens”
7. Cashmere Cat – “Mirror Maru”
8. Sky Ferreira – “Everything Is Embarassing”
9. Charli XCX – “Boom Clap”
10. BANKS – “Warm Water (Snakehips Remix)”
11. Betty Who – “Heartbreak Dream”
12. AlunaGeorge – “Lost & Found”
13. M.I.A. – “Y.A.L.A.”
14. KAYTRANADA – “At All”
15. RAC – “Cheap Sunglasses”
16. Kygo – “Cut Your Teeth”
17. Kylie Minogue – “Into The Blue”
18. Beyonce – “Partition”
19. ASTR – “Operate”
20. BANKS – “Drowning”
21. Classixx – “A Stranger Love”
22. Liz – “That’s My Man”
23. Diplo – “Revolution”
24. Lana Del Rey – “Florida Kilos”
25. Dream Lake – “In The Lights”

What tunes will you be spinning this summer?

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