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Singles You Shouldn’t Miss–May 2013 Edition

I’m going to try out a new feature this month called “Singles You Shouldn’t Miss”—a quick run-down of current tracks by artists you probably know, along with a few you probably haven’t heard of, but should. Some have new albums out, others have albums coming out soon—but in any case, if you’re a fan of indie-styled music, hopefully this feature will put some fresh tunes on your radar. At my […]


The MIMO Interview: BOY

Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass, the Hamburg, Germany-based indie-pop duo otherwise known as BOY, have spent the past several years building a strong following for themselves across Europe with their approachable lyrics and hook-laden songs. They recently hit a new milestone when their debut album Mutual Friends (first released in Europe in 2011), was released a couple of weeks ago here in the U.S., propelling the record to debut at […]


BOY “Mutual Friends”—Album Review

Groenland Records/Nettwerk Productions (2013)

We Americans like to think we are on the cusp of “what’s hot,” setting trends in music for the rest of the world to follow. But as indie pop Swiss-German, Hamburg-based duo BOY demonstrates, America sometimes has some catching up to do. Most of us in the States have never heard of BOY, but for the past several years Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass have been building a huge following […]