MUSIC QUOTES: Icelandic Music

EinarIndra at Reykjavik’s Húrra for Iceland Airwaves 2016. Electronic musician EinarIndra, hailing from Iceland, will be playing Mondo.NYC 2017, on October 6th at The Delancey. More info HERE.

SONG PICK: Leyya – Oh Wow (Video)

The new song “Oh Wow” by Austrian duo Leyya is weird and edgy, but also sticks in your head for a while. The video show Leyya making music in various surreal settings, including probably the saddest sax solo ever. Check our Song Pick of the Day here: Listen to Leyya[…]

SONG PICK: RYD – Work It Out

Do you know what ‘pure’ sounds like? It sounds like “Work It Out” by London-based indie electronic artist RYD. ‘Pure’ might also imply innocence yet there is nothing innocent about “Work It Out” because this is a powerful track, that lingers long after it is over. RYD reveals about his[…]

SONG PICK: Kedr Livanskiy – Ariadna (Video)

Moscow-based electronic musician Kedr Livanskiy has just released her debut album “Ariadna” (Apple Music | Spotify). The title track is a wonderfully ethereal, dreamy song and the video delivers a perfect backdrop of undiluted beauty. Watch our Song Pick of the Day here: Listen to “Ariadna” on SoundCloud or Spotify:

NEW MUSIC: Violet Sands – Drive (Video)

The joy of having no destination, no purpose in a long drive is the topic of the new video by Violet Sands. Not so much in their home base of Brooklyn, so naturally the video takes place on the West Coast. Or maybe not – it is rather a wide[…]

SONG PICK: FEHM – Last Breath

Former post punk trio, now quintet FEHM is back with a new single, and a more intense sound. “Last Breath” is reminiscent of early 80s The Cure, with thick guitar and synths lines, brooding atmosphere and an overall mesmerizingly dark vibe. For someone who grew up with new wave, dark[…]

SONG PICK: Sampson – Shake the Fire

Our Song Pick of the Day is the debut single of Sampson, a singer/songwriter from Halifax, Canada. “Shake the Fire” is an emotional piece of pop music that balances dark and defiant, joyful moments. Sampson is working on an album, due out next year.