Jon Vilardi Author

When Jon isn't writing about music, he's making music that he wishes someone would write about. His idol is Donald Glover, for both talent and facial hair based reasons. Jon is also a contributor for HighClouds, EARMILK, and The Miami Hurricane

Preston Lovinggood reassures us that “Everything Will Be Okay”

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Preston Lovinggood nails the feeling of a cloudless, sunny day with a bite of cold still in the air on "Everything Will Be Okay"....

Melis takes a misty-eyed look at the past with “Waves”

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Everything about Melis's latest, "Waves", feels like a well broken-in memory, with every piece of the creative process ensuring it ended up that way....

Cautious Clay answers 5 questions and drops new track “Honest Enough”

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Cautious Clay has been erring on the side of boldness over the past year or so. From entering the conversation with “Cold War”, to putting on an NPR Tiny Desk Concert and...

Introducing: Westover

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I figured out the chords Westover was playing, followed by the notes he was singing over them, and the answer felt too simple - like I'd just ruined the magic trick by pointing...

Introducing: alextbh

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"Walls" is tender without being mushy, full of the kinds of melodies you feel in your chest and lyrics that stick in your head....

Two Another pour a snazzy singular sound into “Coming Alive”

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Should you find yourself as intoxicated by this one as we are, take it a step further with a cool sip of "Enter My Life" or "The Night". Dive into Another Tape. Drown in the...

Get Addicted to Jadu Heart’s “Heroin Song”

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Whatever dangerous, comfortable warmth it is that pulls so many into those clutches seems to be appropriately present in Jadu Heart's "Heroin Song", a hugely spacious, sweetly...

[New Video] blackwave. – Swangin’ – #BESTNEWMUSIC

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Pink and purple neon lights reflecting off the mirrored black visors of space helmets that would make Daft Punk jealous. Cruising down a midnight road led by the Xenon headlamps...

ITW: BAUM | Jon gets deep and personal with quick-rising singer-songwriter

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I asked Sabrina (AKA BAUM) some personal questions about her personal music, and received some personal answers. In her brand new track “This Body”, BAUM expresses...

Introducing: Dijon

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Dijon first came to my attention as a collaborator, having provided backing vocals on what I thought were the best tracks from BROCKHAMPTON‘s “SATURATION”...