imperfect fifth

soaware | soaware mood

We made this playlist thinking about what inspired us during the album production time or simply what we listened too and maybe indirectly inspired us. The result, is that we actually and apparently listened to different kind music from different style and different...

jai wolf @ truman

On Wednesday, May 1st, we celebrated May Day with Jai Wolf at the Truman in Kansas City, MO. The room was decked out with humans from wall to wall dressed in their EDM best. We have a few photos to share the kaleidoscope of a night with you! [supsystic-gallery...

hanna barakat | wiggle beats

We all have plenty of days where we feel strange, exhausted, disoriented, or just not like ourselves. When I find myself deep within my own thoughts, lost in the weirdness, I like to put on my “Wiggle Beats”. The songs in this collection have different effects on my...

emily chambers, “real talk”

Last Friday, soulful songstress Emily Chambers debuted her new track "Real Talk", and we're absolutely smitten. The lyrics are highly-relatable - I mean, we have all been in relationships we didn't anticipate - and so stunningly delivered that this is hands-down one...

gooch | feelin it

Salt Lake City-based duo Gooch has curated a pretty wonderful playlist exclusively for us. We're sure this list of rockin' tracks will surely get you "Feelin It" for the weekend. Enjoy! Keep up with Gooch...

rising appalachia, leylines

Atlanta-based foul/soul collective Rising Appalachians - comprised of Leah Song, Chloe Smith, Biko Casini, and David Brown - releases their new twelve track album Leylines today, and we're overjoyed with the sonic adventure it leads its listeners on. From the first,...

cayucas @ recordbar

On Monday, April 29th - just days after the release of their new album Real Life - brother duo Cayucas made a phenomenal appearance at recordBar in Kansas City, MO. They were joined by Cape Francis, which was also an incredible delight. In all sincerity, it's a little...

a conversation with blake la grange

On today’s episode, we sit down with someone I have known for almost a decade. (If you didn't know, I may mention it too many times.) Blake La Grange is the Owner and Founder at Mastering.com. He is also the CEO & Founder at Mercury Mastering LLC and has worked...

royal teeth, “rivalry”

New Orleans-based indie pop band Royal Teeth manages to meld vulnerability and a catchy beat together in their latest single “Rivalry.” The track highlights the ever-present rivalry between change and constancy — the inner turmoil of deciding whether to move on or not...

slenderbodies, “dewdrops”

Los Angeles-based indie pop duo slenderbodies brings us a groovy new tune in "dewdrops", laced effortlessly with their quintessential relaxed sound and ethereal vocals. It seems to go well with the midwest weather this time of year, as April showers seem to be...

kyosi | before spring

New York-based electro-pop artist KYOSi recently curated a lavish, kaleidoscope of a soundtrack feature exclusively for Imperfect Fifth, and we've got it for you today! Featuring gems by Kid Cudi, Vince Staples, Four Tet, Empress Of, Blood Orange, and more, this...

shells, “mexico”

Searching near and far for an ethereal soundscape, propelled forward by some of the most magical and fierce vocals you've ever experienced? Then SHELLS' new track "Mexico" could very well quench that thirst for you. A song that feels warm and embraces you from the...

the brookses, lucky charm

From the very first slow chords of "Little Miss Raincloud", you can tell that The Brookses have concocted something undeniably alluring with their debut EP Lucky Charm. An Atlanta-based father/daughter country/Americana duo,  there is a certain magnetism about them...

g flip, “i am not afraid”

Though we're used to more upbeat tracks from the incredible G Flip (Georgia Flipo), her latest release "I Am Not Afraid" is slightly more sullen sonically. This is an artist who has always been one to partially distract listeners from heart-wrenching lyrics with a...

gina été, “im rhy”

Gina Été’s latest single “Im Rhy” comes with a music video that perfectly encapsulates the bittersweet feelings that come with change. The song, which is sung in Swiss German, is highlighted by the shadow puppet artistry of Barbara Steinitz and Peter Bräunig.. The...