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SONG PICK: J. Marco – Truth

There is something quintessential optimistic in “Truth”, the gorgeous new single by Nashville-based singer/songwriter J. Marco. The track is reminiscent of everlasting classics by Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac and the likes, and there is no reason why “Truth” should not also become an enduring pop hit. J. Marco provides the[…]

SONG PICK: Emika – Close (Video)

With her 2011 self-titled debut album, Berlin-based singer/producer Emika was one of the early inspirations that eventually led to running this blog. Since then, Emika has released three more albums, including a symphony which she composed and recorded with the Prague Symphonic orchestra. Now she is back on the synthesizer with[…]

SONG PICK: The Mary Onettes – Cola Falls

Whether on headphones, your own home’s stereo or a club’s speakers, the subtle nuances of “Cola Falls” are noticeable, and highly enjoyable. It’s been quiet around Swedish indie-electronic band The Mary Onettes but with “Cola Falls”, their first new music studio nice 2016, they put themselves firmly on the map[…]

VIDEO PREMIERE: SANDS – Waves Calling

Here is a video to get totally lost in with its impressive whirlwind of colors and imagery, and sheer gorgeousness. London-based multi-instrumentalist and producer Andrew Sands, who makes music as SANDS, created something truly sublime with “Waves Calling”. The song is taken from his recently released EP, also titled “Waves Calling” featuring[…]

SONG PICK: Nana Adjoa – Three (Video)

The miracle of life is the topic of the new song “Three” by Amsterdam-based singer/songwriter Nana Adjoa, from a literally microscopic perspective. The three in question are herself and her two siblings and she muses about how a bond between them and humans in general comes to be. “Three” is[…]

SONG PICK: The Rareflowers – New Generation

Like the mid-day sun paints glittering and fleeting pictures on a body of water, just as beautifully unfolds “New Generation”, a track destined to complete every Summer party playlist. Based in Brunswick, New Jersey, The Rareflowers are comprised of brothers Jimmy (guitar, lead vocals) and Kane Maraday (bass, vocals) and Aaron Gollubier[…]

SONG PICK: JØUR – American Nightmare

“What if I can’t wake up from this American Dream?” For JØUR, singer/songwriter from Minnesota, the life she is supposed to strive for turns out be a trap. But as the music builds from a chilling pop track to a big finale, it becomes clear that we all might be[…]

SONG PICK: Altopalo – Terra

A couple of Summers ago, I stumbled across Brooklyn-based four-piece Altopalo, and loved their intelligent, somewhat quirky yet definitely appealing sound from the spot. Fast forward, Altopalo has been releasing several singles earlier this year, and continue to put out new music with their new super intriguing single “Terra”. A debut album titled[…]

SONG PICK: Hockeysmith – Holy War

When Hockeysmith from Cornwall, England appeared first in 2014 I could not have been more excited about their edgy mix of electronic and guitars. But then it became quiet about them until the they released a couple more tracks two years later, just to soon disappear again. Now, after Georgie[…]