Lauren Molina

If you're looking for a little sunshine to brighten up a cold winter day, check out the delightful debut album from indie pop singer-songwriter, Lauren Molina. An accomplished Broadway actress currently playing the role of Johanna in the national tour of Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd," Molina is a veritable one-woman orchestra, whose innovative arrangements for Doo-Be-Doo have her playing cello, ukulele, guitar, accordion, Wurlizter and …

Ida Maria

So we heard the most amazing unsigned band in Williamsburg, Brooklyn the other night. Except we were at a noodle and dumpling bar called Snacky and the band was blaring from an iPod. Norwegian-by-way-of-Sweden Ida Maria and her bandmates are sure to be the next hot-shit-of-the-moment and their song "Oh My God" will not stop playing in our collective brain. Currently self-released on their own …

The Journal of Popular Noise

In the age of digital everything, we're all a little nostalgic for something tangible to hold and experience here in "first life." Recognizing this, The Journal of Popular Noise is a new limited-edition publication "inspired by the traditions of pop music, printed periodicals, and the delight of a finely crafted artifact." Each volume features three issues in the form of three 7"s, each by a …