VIDEO: LEXXA – I Got Better Friends Now

Based in Aukland, New Zealand, twin sisters Maude and Julia Morris make music as LEXXA and released a super charming feel-good video for “I Got Better Friends Now”.  The synth-pop duo demonstrates their humorous side, when they dance around musical instruments, play with cute puppies or drown themselves in water. Watch “I[…]

SONG PICK: talker – Collateral Damage

Some people are completely self-centered in their misery and don’t realize the “Collateral Damage” they inflict on others. Such a situation describes L.A.-based singer/songwriter Celeste Tauchar aka talker in her debut single. It is a perfectly executed, emotional pop song with a chorus that sticks in your head and that[…]

SONG PICK: Moontower – Leaving You Behind

Bright and shiny like a freshly polished marble counter and just as fascinating in its melody and structure that is “Leaving You Behind”, the new single by Southern Californian trio Moontower. Jacob, Tom and Devan, who together form the indie-electronic band, have been playing backyard and living room shows all[…]


“Loving you is a black, black hole” – a perfect metaphor for a relationship, where one side sucks the other one dry, without ever giving back. Minnesota-based singer/songwriter JØUR has escaped from such a situation: Writing Black Hole was super empowering. After more than a year of on-again-off-again with the[…]

SONG PICK: Super Paradise – Sweat

Originating from Milano, Italy, alt rockers Super Paradise call now London, U.K. their home. For the past two years, the five-piece was relentlessly gigging around London, playing festivals and recording new material, after having released their debut album “Quencebo” in 2016. Their new single “Sweat” is aptly named for a[…]

SONG PICK: Völuspa – Feel You

This is a song to close your eyes and drift away with the music. “Feel You”, the new single of Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Kristen Knick aka Völuspa is ethereal dream pop at its best, meant to convey a hopeful and comforting message as Kristen explains: Feel You was written in response[…]

SONG PICK: The Night Café – Felicity

Like a Hitchcock movie, where the biggest surprise happens early, “Felicity” opens on a cliff hanger before it resolves to mellower pastures. Make no mistake, the beginning of the track is awesome and sets the bar high yet “Felicity” has no difficulties in riding the wave of sonic bliss. The[…]

SONG PICK: Ume – Crushed

“Do not grow up” and keep your dreams alive. That is Lauren Larson’s advice in the new video “Crushed” of Austin-based trio Ume. She gives some further background about the song: It’s a love song to my daughter,” she continued. “It’s also a reminder to ourselves to keep chasing those[…]

SONG PICK: Dysplay – Hey Charli

“Hey Charli” by Los Angeles-based duo Dysplay hits all the right tones with its warm and fuzzy vibe and catchy melody. Behind the moniker Dysplay are Eric Scullin and Devin Hoffman, two seasoned musicians with impressive backgrounds in production, songwriting, and composition, which they put to great use on their[…]

SONG PICK: Jessie Munro – Under Fire

L.A.-based singer/songwriter Jessie Munro feels “Under Fire” by the expectation of others. Her debut song is an energetic, powerful piece of pop music that exemplifies her resolve to move on and let not others hold her back. That fits well into the theme of her debut EP “On My Own”,[…]