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SONG PICK: emzae – Strip Lights

“Strip Lights” is the new single by U.K. singer and producer emzae, who delighted us last summer with her pop anthem “THRIVE.” This time around, she acknowledges that one cannot fly high all the time. But that does not make her let go of the shimmering pop sensibilities she is[…]

SONG PICK: Five Days North – Colours (In My Mind)

Manchester-based synth-pop quintet Five Days North delight with the lush and irresistibly gorgeous “Colours (In My Mind).”  We get quite the White Lies meet U2 vibe thanks to the exuberant synths and impeccable guitar work, and the alluring and powerful vocal delivery. A high-energy track like “Colours (In My Mind)”[…]


SONG PICK: Giulia. – Lucky Ones

“Aren’t we the lucky ones?” asks Giulia.. And indeed, it is spring in the northern hemisphere, a time when one can feel the pure joy of living despite everything else that is going on. With her new song “Lucky Ones,” the NYC-via-Toronto singer/songwriter gives you a lighter-than-air soundtrack that perfectly[…]

SONG PICK: Pretty in Between – Clear

“Clear,” the newest single by California-based jazzy pop act Pretty in Between, couldn’t be titled more aptly. The track exudes calm clarity, and one is instantly transported to a tranquil place. Maybe somewhere with a gently bubbling stream nearby, sunrays dancing joyfully on the steadily running crystal clear water. Mesmerizing[…]


SONG PICK: Miynt – Nothing Personal

New music from MIYNT is always a special treat. The Swedish singer/songwriter adds a new spin to her signature blend of edgy pop music with every song. Her latest track, “Nothing Personal,” centers around many layers of guitars – wait for the groovy climax towards the end of the song.[…]

SONG PICK: Azure – The Jellyfish (Video)

The exuberant joy in “The Jellyfish” is infectious and beautifully expressed in the accompanying music video. “The Jellyfish” is the latest exciting offering by Brighton-based prog-rock band Azure. We love the throw-back 70s vibe of the track, including gorgeous power vocals, rad guitar solos, and playful synths work. Think Peter[…]

Blonde Maze

SONG PICK: Blonde Maze – Diamond Eyes

“Diamond Eyes” is a song about missed chances and the moments when memories come back in a mix of melancholia and gratefulness. Singer, songwriter, and producer Amanda Steckler aka Blonde Maze carries you away with an effortlessly gorgeous production that never seems to repeat itself while building up to an[…]

VIDEO PICKS OF THE WEEK: Lailana, Red Moon, She’s Excited!, Talia Jackson

Lailana – Pixelated Soundwaves U.K. singer/songwriter Lailana covers a tough topic in her song “Pixelated Soundwaves” – the same as Claire George earlier this week, by the way: losing somebody to drug addiction. The song is upbeat and bouncy, but Lailana packed a deeper meaning into the music and video.[…]

SONG PICK: Josin – The Darkness (Video)

“The Darkness,” the new single and video by German singer, songwriter, and producer Josin is a sonic and visual masterpiece. The juxtaposition of understanding and accepting with sadness and despair are hypnotizing in its push-and-pull dynamic. When asked about her newest work, which also announces an upcoming EP, Arbella Rauch, the[…]


SONG PICK: Varley – Bubble Up

“What a waste of energy, what a weight to carry,” sings Claire-Ann about the insecurities that she would rather get rid of. Together with her two band members Joschka Bender and Matthias Heising of Berlin-based band Varley she seems to be on a good track: their new song “Bubble up”[…]

VIDEO PREMIERE: The Ella Sisters – Sugarcoat and Q&A

Norwegian sibling-duo The Ella Sisters gear up for the release of their sophomore EP Sugarcoat out later this year. Maren and Charlotte envision Sugarcoat as the second volume of their delightful debut EP Queens. The new album will expand on the themes already laid out in the first installment and widens it to underestimation and confidence as well as the[…]

Claire George

SONG PICK: Claire George – Pink Elephants

Los Angeles-based artist Claire George does not disguise what her new song “Pink Elephants” is about: the pain and helplessness of losing somebody to drug abuse, something she herself has experienced with a person close to her. Claire, who has carved out her very own niche in synth-pop with her[…]

SONG PICK: ZOLA – Nosebleed

With a title like “Nosebleed,” one might associate a punk or heavy metal song, but not necessarily the beautiful pop pearl that this new single by Californian singer/songwriter ZOLA is. While the song’s melody and production are light, shimmering, and super catchy, the subject matter itself is a serious and[…]

Amelie Patterson

SONG PICK: Amelie Patterson – Everything, Nothing

Take your headphones and maybe turn up the volume a bit more than usual. Because Canadian singer/songwriter Amelie Patterson is about to carry you away to cosmic dimensions in her new song “Everything, Nothing.” The track slowly builds with an intricate, restrained production and leads you into an ever-expanding sonic[…]