Weekly Soundtrack: Washed Out

By Anna Piszczkiewicz YouNxt reader and sometimes contributor, Cailin, put Washed Out on our radar. She sold us with these words: “My favourite band of the moment.” And now, it’s ours too. Washed Out is one-man band Ernest Greene. The Georgia-born producer’s first full-length album Within and Without follows a pair of critically acclaimed EPs (Life of Leisure and High Times) released in 2009. With ...

PROFILE: Eva Magdalenski

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By Filip Terlecki As a child Eva Magdalenski grew up playing with the mythical creatures of the enchanted forest in the mountains of Evergreen, Colorado. In 2008 she decided to part ways with the sasquatches, ogres and trolls of Evergreen for the city of angels, Los Angeles. She’s been busy ever since assisting the hardest working woman ...

Weekly Soundtrack: The Drums

By Filip Terlecki The Drums are an American band from Brooklyn, New York. Founding members Jonathan Pierce and Jacob Graham met at summer camp when they were kids and have been best friends ever since. They were both involved in various other bands before coming together to form The Drums in 2008. Their music captures the beach pop ...

Inspired to Move

By Filip Terlecki Travel and tourism can be a tumultuous business. With airfare prices at an all time high, stringent security, body scanning, finger printing, natural disasters (say hello Eyjafjallajökull volcano) and random cruise ship crashes, it’s no wonder staycations are becoming all the rage. It’s also why tourism boards worldwide are embracing social media and the ...

Weekly Soundtrack: Brodka

By Filip Terlecki Check out these videos by directors Dawid Krępski and Krzysztof Skonieczny for Polish singer Monika Brodka. Brodka first made a name for herself in 2004 after winning the Polish version of Britain’s Pop Idol. With her latest record, Granda, she bravely left conventional pop songs behind and made music on her own terms, establishing ...