“Sleepwalker”, the debut single by Australian synth-pop duo JUNO evokes the sound of fellow Aussie bands like the famous 80s staple INXS or the contemporary superstar Tame Impala. The track is highly catchy and despite its serious topic, it is sparkling lush with a feelgood vibe. If this was still[…]
Our Song Pick of the Day is the title track “Not So Pretty” of the debut EP of Detroit-based singer/songwriter Ally Evenson. The earthy folk rock song sets the stage for a wondrous journey through Ally’s musical world that takes you to a few quite unexpected places. Like much of pop music, “Not So Pretty” is about overcoming a dark chapter in Ally’s life.
“Talk Talk Talk!” the new single by British indie-pop artist Cj Pandit is beautifully bright, lush, and simply irresistible. When asked about his new track, Cj offers: “It’s me trying to understand what it means to feel alone in a group of people, when everything gets a little overwhelming, and[…]
The title song of the debut EP “Bloodsport” by South African singer/songwriter Tatum is a soaring ballad about the fact that love cannot exist without pain – a perfect topic for her dark, soulful and dramatic music.
Sweepingly nostalgic with a heavy dose of melancholy and all the more gorgeous is “The Butterfly Song”, the new single by British singer/songwriter Brendon. While the track starts out all wistful, it then suddenly takes a sharp turn after the halfway mark and continues on a brighter and more hopeful[…]
Summer is going to be different and restricted this year, but music is always there to help. Enter a collection of swirling, lighter-than-air pop songs by L.A. via Canada singer, songwriter and producer Maddie Jay. “Mood Swings” is the title of her debut EP which deals with the change of the environment after her move to California.
British multi-instrumentalist and producer Mark Gilyead makes music under the moniker props and has just released a three tracks EP that is highly intriguing in its diversity. We first heard of “wired” and loved it from the spot, hence we decided to feature this song, especially with a line like[…]
Should you be with this person or is this relationship a downward spiral? London-based singer songwriter Lial puts a new spin on a recurring theme in pop music: what if the “Dirty Little Lies” make things with somebody interesting in the first place. Her new song pitches reconciliatory words against drums pounding like a racing heartbeat – you can sugarcoat the situation, but thrill and danger are always present.
To the day one month ago, The Cheap Thrills from Liverpool have released their exuberant video “Party” and my reaction to it was a mixture of sadness and joy! While Lewis Pike (vocals, guitar), Anton Eager (drums), Terry Eaves (lead guitar) and Callum Fitzpatrick (bass) have been visiting New York[…]
Australian synth-pop duo Barley Passable seem to enjoy keeping a bit of a secret around their musical project and start with building some hype and following around them. But why ever not. Kai Ollmann (guitars and vocals) and Davy Brown (keyboards and vocals) are onto something if their first release “All[…]