Check Out: The Stepkids

stepkids
Listen to our FAVORITE SONGS OF 2014 or LAUNCH PMA RADIO. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.


Stones Throw sure knows how to pick em. The first, of an alleged many new artists to emerge on the label, hail from Connecticut and create jams that sound like 70s soul meets 60s psychedelia. The Stepkids are some seriously groovy cats: three singer/songwriters who share all duties of the music process equally. They first appeared online last November with a tune called “Legend In My Own Mind,” a slow-paced, trippy guitar anthem that’s a definite throwback to artists like Marvin Gaye or Curtis Mayfield. Stones Throw – who love preserving vintage tunes (Dam Funk anyone?) – are now putting out a 12” with a new song “Shadows On Behalf” which is a bit more ominous and funky, and sounds a bit like Ariel Pink. Shadows On Behalf/La La 12” is out in April.

MP3: The Stepkids – Legend In My Own Mind

The Stepkids – Shadows On Behalf

What did you think?
 14  9  1  0
hudson mohawke
Music

“Sounds like a victory lap slow-motion around a skating rink.”

giorgio deja vu
Music

Disco legend and Daft Punk collaborator/muse Giorgio Moroder has a new album coming out soon,…

wild-beasts
Music

A sequel to the Limbo, Panto highlight.

justin vernon
Videos

Bon Iver brain Justin Vernon has shared a gorgeous new video of him covering the…

welcome to los santos
Music

Another day, another track from Alchemist and Oh No’s star-studded album-within-a-game, Welcome To Los Santos, found exclusively on Grand…

major lazer peace is the mission-min
Music

Featuring 2 Chainz, Pusha T, Travi$ Scott and Mad Cobra.

Kanye-So-Help-Me-God
Feature

The week’s new singles, reviewed.

Rihanna American Oxygen
Videos

Before today, Rihanna’s latest video — a rather heavy-handed and ultimately empty political statement — was…

Crystal Castles Frail-min
Music

Looks like Crystal Castles will have life after Alice Glass. They’ve returned with a new…