marcus joons

premiere: Yoo-Yoo – “Pet Shop Boys”
Yoo-Yoo is a new group from Sweden that, as former Korallreven member Marcus Joons tells us via email, is "made up by Korallreven, ORKID, Thanxxx, friends and lovers". Their blissed-out debut single elicits a breezy wistfulness and the distinct, welcome tinge of instant nostalgia, not unli…
premiere: Korallreven – November Rain
Swedish duo Korallreven premiere a twinkling hyper-pop cover of the singular piano power-ballad of my 9th grade year (Daniel Tjäder's, too, apparently) and possibly of all time, Guns N' Roses' sprawling '90's classic "November Rain". Heartfelt and beau…