Posts Tagged ‘CHVRCHES’

Watch CHVRCHES Cover Lorde’s “Team” on BBC Radio 1

Covering a contemporary is taking a chance. More often than not the song is still fresh, leaving little room for nostalgia or reinvention. But ever since their debut album put them on the map in 2013,... Read more »

CHVRCHES – “Recover (Kingdom Remix)”

Yes Kingdom, keep remixing pop songs, and keep being awesome. The Fade To Mind boss and general producer don has recently remixed Mapei’s catchy “Don’t Wait” and rising British singer Kyan’s “Recover,” and next in his... Read more »

Hear CHVRCHES’ Cover of Bauhaus’ “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”

Universal’s film Vampire Academy is out February 4 and if the whole teen-vampire-drama angle doesn’t interest you, maybe the movie’s soundtrack will. The collection will feature material from artists like Sky Ferreira, Goldfrapp, and CHVRCHES, who... Read more »

Listen to Babe’s “Aerialist Barbette” Which Features CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry

There’s no shortage of bands competing for attention in the softly sung indie movement right now, but that’s definitely not a bad thing. Scotland based outfit Babe channel numerous acts, but they’re astutely aware of maintaining... Read more »

Watch CHVRCHES Perform Janelle Monáe’s “Tightrope”

Last December to celebrate Billboard’s “Women in Music” issue, the magazine hosted a luncheon where it honored Pink, Janelle Monáe, and Julie Greenwald and named Monáe Rising Star of the Year. During a particularly touching moment, Scottish... Read more »

The Best New Artists of 2013

The past decade has been exciting for up-and-coming independent artists. While the internet has given artists a new kind of power through the ability to get exposure without the help of labels and money, it presents... Read more »

Video: Chvrches Cover East 17′s “Stay Another Day” on BBC Radio 1

It’s that time of year when holiday-themed music is completely unavoidable, so what’s the harm in hearing another one? Adorning festive Christmas attire, Chvrches recently stopped by BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge and performed a delicate... Read more »

Watch CHVRCHES Perform on “The Late Show With David Letterman”

CHVRCHES released their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, in September, and to give it another push before the year’s out, they stopped by The Late Show With David Letterman to perform “We Sink.”... Read more »

The Catchiest Indie Songs in Current Rotation

In the past, indie music seemed to intentionally avoid being too catchy, but these days the line between underground sensibility and mainstream accessibility is becoming more blurred, and it's a good thing. In the past, if... Read more »

CHVRCHES MC Contest is Calling for Submissions

CHVRCHES wants you to make hip-hop from their music. The Glasgow trio has teamed up with Southern Hospitality, releasing an instrumental of their hit “Lies” for what they’re calling an MC Contest. Rappers from around the... Read more »

Premiere: CHVRCHES – “Lies (Tourist Remix)”

Tourist, the fast-rising UK producer and Disclosure affiliate who played our CMJ showcase in NYC last month, has remixed another hot British band, CHVRCHES, taking on their pounding synth-pop anthem “Lies.” It’s a beautifully subtle remix from... Read more »

Video: CHVRCHES – “Lies”

The first track that CHVRCHES ever psoted online was a demo version of “Lies,” and a lot has certainly changed since then. The band have released The Bones of What You Believe, a debut album of futuristic pop, toured extensively,... Read more »

Band Names You Don’t Know How To Pronounce (and How To Pronounce Them Correctly)

Bands are running out of name ideas. All the obvious ones are taken, so bands are forced to get creative. They're leaving out letters, adding extra letters, including out-of-place symbols and numbers, and choosing foreign or... Read more »

CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry on Social Media, Online Misogyny, and More

Recently, CHVRCHES posted a screen capture of a message they had received to their Facebook. Asking for the correspondence to be forwarded to the “cute singer,” the sender wanted to let Lauren Mayberry know that they’d... Read more »

Hear CHVRCHES Cover Whitney Houston

CHVRCHES stopped by Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show for a chat and a performance, and one of the songs they performed was an unexpected cover: Whitney Houston’s “Its Not Right, But It’s Okay.” Not the... Read more »