Song Of The Week: Lorde—“Green Light”

By Samantha Capaldi, Feature Photo via Billboard It was only a few weeks ago that I had mentioned to my friend that I was really in need of some new Lorde material. In the way that the world works, Lorde released her single, “Green Light,” soon after. The debut track off of her upcoming album, … Continue reading

Demo’s 50 Best Tracks Of 2015

Narrowing the best music of 2015 to fifty albums was hard, but choosing just fifty songs to represent the year was an even harder task. It might be more feasible to write down some of this years’ songs on little pieces of paper and pick them out of a hat – you could probably even get a half-decent … Continue reading

Demo’s Best Music Videos Of 2015

For the first time ever, the consulting group Pantone declared two colours as their Color of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity, soft pastel pink and blue colours. We can’t help but think that it’s a tacit endorsement of our consensus favourite music video of the year: Director X’s video for Drake’s “Hotline Bling”. Meanwhile, Kendrick Lamar’s … Continue reading

Track Reviews: American Football, Baths, GFOTY, Hudson Mohawke, Lorde, Röyksopp, Ryan Hemsworth, Sun Kil Moon

American Football – “Alison” (Elvis Costello cover) Elvis Costello’s “Alison” is a classic, and it’s easy to sweep under the rug as a safe and boring choice to cover. However, American Football’s cover of Costello’s song for The A.V. Club is anything but boring. With Mike Kinsella’s scratchy voice and the band’s famous guitar sound, the song … Continue reading

Demo Playlist #17: I’m cool, I swear

By Emily Scherzinger Being self-assured is overrated, so I’d rather just love myself ironically.

Demo Playlist #14: Doomed Relationships

By Stuart Oakes I crafted a tragic tale using only pop songs sung by female vocalists. Why? To celebrate Lorde’s “Royals” being only the 8th song to ever hit #1 on both the Alternative and Hot 100 charts, signifying the demise of hipster culture and the dawning of a frightfully exciting chapter for mankind. Or … Continue reading