SONG PICK: Ora The Molecule – Sugar

“Sugar”, the new single by indie pop act Ora The Molecule tackles consumerism and the deeply rooted human desire for constantly wanting ‘more’ and yet itself is the best example for this trait by being highly addictive! There is a lot going on in “Sugar”, different vibes and moods yet all held[…]

SONG PICK: Astrolemo – Time Travel

There is not much to tell about Astrolemo, except that he makes music along the lines of “modernised Massive Attack, drug free Flying Lotus and spicy Bonobo.” Fair enough. Fact is that Astrolemo released a long string of excellent electro pop songs and the latest one, “Time Travel” is no[…]

SONG PICK: Lust – Stayin’ Alive

In case you’re wondering whether you read correctly or not, yes, you did because this is a cover of the Bee Gees’ mega hit “Stayin’ Alive”, released in December 1977. If someone dares to take on such a cult classic, they better make it worthwhile and in deed, the Brit[…]

SONG PICK: Spellling – Haunted Water

The “Haunted Water” refers to the Atlantic Ocean where one of the biggest crimes against humanity took place between 1500s and 1900s: the forceful deportation of Africans to be sold as slaves in the new world. With her new song Bay-area musician Chrystia Cabral aka Spellling tells her story through[…]

SONG PICK: Magdalena Bay – Ghost

This song sucks you in right away with a hammering bass line before it turns into something like a summer dance banger. The L.A.-based duo Magdalena Bay of Mica Tenenbaum and Matthew Lewin wants to make upbeat pop music and “Ghost,” their second single after the crazy catchy “Girls” proves[…]