Posts By: Charlotte LeClerc

Freeloader Friday: Lucas Nord, The Raveonettes & More


This week’s Freeloader Friday is unfortunately my last. Not to worry, friends, you will be in extremely capable hands going forwards. For my farewell Freeloader, I have prepared for you an (almost) all-Scandinavian edition. You might know him from the smashing tune “Run On Love,” a Tove Lo collaboration that reached Billboard’s Dance Club Songs number one spot this past January. If the… Read more »

Freeloader Friday: Nothing, PALMAS & More


There was Prince. Then Beyoncé’s Lemonade. To say the least, the past week brought its fair share of discoveries and rediscoveries. As always, our Freeloader Friday list offers you the same array of new and renewed. Let’s check out this week’s bunch. Philly rock band Nothing premiered another emotionally charged track, “The Dead Are Dumb,” the band’s latest… Read more »

Freeloader Friday: Alexis Taylor, Dan Reed Network & More


Last week, we embarked on the crazy rock n’ roll train. This week, The Rind is turning the knob down from 11 to start your weekend with some mellow jams. Let’s kickstart the vibes. We are all familiar with Hot Chip‘s sweet electronic sounds, but lead singer Alexis Taylor is venturing down a much different path on his solo project’s second effort following 2014’s Await Barbarians. The… Read more »

Freeloader Friday: Ugly Heroes, Rogue Wave & More


This week brought in a fair share of fresh new tracks from The Orchard’s crop. Let’s jump right in, shall we? Fans of intellectually invigorating hip-hop, rejoice — Ugly Heroes are back. The collaborative project of Detroit producer Apollo Brown and emcees Red Pill and Verbal Kent resurfaced this week with “This Word,” the first track from the upcoming LP, Everything In Between. Almost two years have passed since Ugly… Read more »