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SONG PICK: Evalyn – A Pill To Crush

The seven deadly sins are an unusual topic in pop music, but L.A.-based singer/songwriter Evalyn has put them somewhat on the top when she tackled pride with “Angels”, a love song for her hometown. With “A Pill To Crush” wrath also gets a rather dreamy treatment as Evelyn sings about[…]

SONG PICK: Glass Spells – Fascination

Disco-punk quartet Glass Spells hits dreamier tones with their new single “Fascination”, showcasing singer Suz Garza’s charming vocals. The track takes on hypnotic territory when she repeats ‘fascination’ multiple times. True to their disco roots, the beat is highly danceable supported by funky bass lines providing the backdrop for alluring[…]

Q&A with Berndsen (#Airwaves2018)

Many contemporary bands create 80s-tinged pop music but a lot of them shy away from the label and would not wear it on their sleeves. Not so Icelandic musician David Berndsen who creates his beautiful blend of (analog) synth-pop under the moniker Berndsen, and is not afraid to talk about his[…]

NEW MUSIC: Twelve Ballet – Hello, how are you? Album

When the music of Australian duo Twelve Ballet plays, time passes a little slower. There is something laid back and reflective about their songs and singer Sam Hope is never in a rush to bring her message across. On their new album it is about the titular, mostly rhetorical question[…]

SONG PICK: Runrummer – Eyes

Names can be misleading: Runrummer makes you think more of a reggae party band than a serious electronic singer/songwriter, but the London-based artist Livi Morris is exactly that. Her second single “Eyes” is a soaring electro-pop piece about the struggle to find ]one’s identity. Livi turns her own experiences into[…]

SONG PICK: Roman Lewis – Midnight in Paris (Video)

With great finesse and a musical talent that reaches far beyond his young age of 17, Roman Lewis takes us on a journey to the capital of France while serenading “Midnight in Paris”. The video is filmed on location and depicts the longing and the heartbreak and everything in-between beautifully.[…]

SONG PREMIERE: Ben Rice – Autumn Days

Being the most famous urban park in the world and a major tourist attraction, New York City’s Central Park is inspiration and backdrop for many a stories and unsurprisingly plays a role in Ben Rice‘s new single “Autumn Days” as well. The song does the magnificent outdoor space justice with[…]

NEW MUSIC: Xie – Super 8

“Super 8” is not about the vintage film format, but the budget hotel chain, where singer/producer Xie lodges when on the road. While she counts down the nights, the music goes wild: reflective downtimes interchange with crazy dance parties – probably very much like what touring for an up and[…]

SONG PREMIERE: Through Juniper Vale – Mirror Mirror

Through Juniper Vale is a fascinating and unusual collaboration between singer/songwriter Sarah Jane Wood, illustrator Hein Zaayman and producer Vian Izak. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, they together create indie-pop music that combines stories with colorful, whimsical illustrations such as the one above. Aiming at monthly releases, „Mirror Mirror“ is their[…]

SONG PICK: The Buoys – Arm Wrestle

Let’s stay in Sydney, Australia for another Song Pick of the Day of a different kind. The Buoys are the indie rock four-piece of Zoe (vocals), Anthea (guitar), Ros (bass) and Tess (drum) and their latest song is about a mental arm-wrestle with oneself. “I’m just trying to process all[…]