L.A.'s Piper Kaplan -- formerly of the great Pearl Harbour / Puro Instinct -- shares the infectious first single from her long-awaited new solo project Maraschino. Produced by Chris Coady (Beach House, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Grizzly Bear, Amen Dunes, et al.), "True Lover" is a bright and glittery synth-pop banger / break-up anthem that feels like an effervescent rush of '80s nostalgia, and has
UK group Fear of Men are currently traversing America's flyover states as we speak on the last leg of their 2016 North American summer tour with Puro Instinct, and they'll soon be arriving here in TX for a show tomorrow night in Dallas at Club Dada, and one on Saturday night down in Austin at Barracuda...
Los Angeles duo Puro Instinct shares one of our favorite tracks from their excellent forthcoming LP Autodrama, out soon on LA label Manifesto. Listen to the ethereal '80s fever dream "What You See" below, and catch Pipes + Sky on tour with Fear of Men next month:
Puro Instinct share a dreamy cover of Madonna's slinky mid-'90s jam "Inside of Me". Produced by Pipes + Sky with Sam Mehran, this one isn't on the group's stellar forthcoming LP Autodrama, but the vintage Madonna vibes on the new record are strong and very welcome:
LA sisters Piper + Skylar Kaplan -- aka Puro Instinct -- return with their first full-length since 2011's Headbangers in Ecstasy, a record which remains a criminally under-appreciated, genuine dream-pop classic in some circles (ours). According to a press release, new LP Autodrama is something of an homage to the darker side of growing up in Hollywood; Piper says, “Headbangers-era was about being
Here's the lovely new TOPS single that we premiered on our Sirius XM show last week. Grab the dreamy, nearly 7-minute long "Hollow Sounds of the Morning Chimes" on iTunes here, and catch TOPS on their North American tour with Puro Instinct starting tonight in Minneapolis; the group will play 3 TX dates next week, including a stop at Club Dada in Dallas on November 5, and the very next n