I remember back when the Jonas Brothers were a thing, one of their big selling points was that they wore purity rings to symbolize how they would never have sex before marriage or do drugs. And in case you’re wondering how imposing limitations like that on a teenager works out, here’s Joe Jonas (age 24)MORE
Joe Jonas smoked pot with Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato when he was 17 or 18. He got caught drinking around the same time, 16 or 17. And a while after taking off that well-documented purity ring, he lost his virginity at age 20.
Despite growing up in a Pentecostal church that his father pastored, Joe Jonas no longer sees himself as religious, crediting part of his disillusionment with a scandal that the rocked the congregation.
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Purity Ring, Grimes, M83 Song: CHVRCHES - Night Sky (Wxlves Edit) [download here] What's so good? Scottish synth-pop trio CHVRCHES kicked off their last U.S. tour of 2013 at Oakland’s Fox Theater last night. Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Cults, CHVRCHES, Purity Ring Song: Sleigh Bells - Chloroform (Phoenix Remix) [download here] What's so good? Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller, also known as Sleigh Bells, took the stage at Chicago’s Metro to play a sold-out Sunday night show. Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: CHVRCHES, M.I.A., Purity Ring Song: Sleigh Bells - A/B Machines [download here] What's so good? Sleigh Bells brought the noise to Fort Lauderdale this past Saturday at The Culture Room. Oh...Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: CHVRCHES, Purity Ring Song: MS MR - Fantasy (MØ / Vindahl Remix) [download here] What's so good? Well here’s a little treat! MØ and her producer Ronni Vindahl decided to have a go at MS MR’s...Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Keep Shelly In Athens, Tycho, Purity Ring Song: Tati Ana - Four Walls [download here] What's so good? I love myself some eerie downtempo electronic indie music. This time around, I’m really enjoying Tati Ana’s single “Four Walls.” This track is the definition of heavy. Show More Summary
Purity Ring at Bowery Ballroom in May (more by Toby Tenenbaum) We're very excited about the opening of new Williamsburg venue Baby's All Right (146 Broadway, near Peter Luger), partially because it's the location of our BrooklynVegan CMJ parties, the...
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Grimes, Purity Ring, Phantogram Song: DEJA - Split [download here] What's so good? Whenever I listen to a new release from electronic duo DEJA, life is made immediately better. The Melbourne-based...Show More Summary
Recently, London-based producer Jon Hopkins collaborated with Purity Ring on a few songs. Hopkins remixed Purity Ring’s “Amenamy,” then had lead singer Megan James sing on his absolutely stunning “Breathe This Air.” Hopkins must have a thing for melancholic indie goddesses, since his newest effort is a remix of Daughter’s enchanting “Home,” off her 2011 [...]
GEMS, DC’s answer to Purity Ring, have managed to stand out among the overstuffed field… Read more articles like "GEMS – “Medusa”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
It’s finally here… stream Danny Brown’s crazily-anticipated new album Old exclusively on Spotify. Danny’s 19 track magnum opus features guest appearances from A$AP Rocky, ScHoolboy Q, Freddie Gibbs, Purity Ring, Charli XCX, and more over production from the likes of A-Trak, Rustie, SKYWLKR and Paul White. A must-listen! Preorder the album on iTunes for exclusive […]
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Purity Ring, Crystal Castles, Phantogram Song: Goldroom - Embrace (Cajoline Remix) [download here] What's so good? In the past month, I’ve heard quite few attempted remixes of Goldroom’sShow More Summary
by Andrew Sacher The excellent new Danny Brown album features a bunch of guests that we're big fans of, like Purity Ring, Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, Ab-Soul, Freddie Gibbs, and more. But one guest appearance we weren't familiar with that's...
Next Tuesday, our favorite electric-socket-haired rapper, Danny Brown, will release his third album, Old, with help from the friendly and talented likes of Schoolboy Q, Charli XCX, Purity Ring, Freddie Gibbs, A$AP Rocky, and Ab-Soul....Show More Summary
Danny Brown is streaming his upcoming Old album in full one week ahead of its October 8 release date. The 19-track album includes features from Freddie Gibbs, Purity Ring, A$AP Rocky, Charli XCX, ScHoolboy Q and Ab-Soul, with production from Paul White, Rustie, A-Trak, Oh No and long-time collaborator Skywlkr. Show More Summary
Three paths converge in a deciduous forest: that of a plaid-clad truck driver, the doe (a deer) he recently recently hit with his truck, and a skinny-dipping doe he’d really like to slay. At first glance unrelated, these three story lines that make up the video for Jon Hopkins & Purity Ring collab “Breathe This [...]