Discovery: Orange Shirt by jackiecous


Did you know that Rostam Batmanglij (from Vampire Weekend) and Wes Miles (from Ra Ra Riot) have a band together? Or electronic musical project, or something. They’re called Discovery, and it’s funny that The Fader mentions The-Dream in their post about Discovery’s first single, because this song sounds to me like they’ve been listening to a lot of The-Dream and filtering it through an indie-rock lens to create a super concentrated ray of pop sunshine. Or something. Either way, this has got to be the most exciting sound I’ve heard in a while, and you can see just how much new music I’ve been wading through this week.

It seems like only yesterday that Vampire Weekend breathed new life into a slowly stagnating indie pop scene, and already Rostam is leading the way to the next level.

Oh, and obligatory LOL at Rostam’s last name being Batman(glij). Sorry.

Download Discovery: Orange Shirt via The Fader.

-Jackie Cous


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[…] glorious side-project, Discovery. I can’t stop listening to their first single, “Orange Shirt,” that we posted the other day. Our readers seem to like it, too (it’s our most visited […]

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[…] due to make a resurgence in electronic music, and artists like Pegase and (another KillerPOP fav) Discovery are perhaps unknowingly laying out a template for the scene to follow. What say […]

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