SONG PICK: Death Hags – Oublie Moi

L.A.-based musician Lola Jean, aka Death Hags, originally wrote “Oublie Moi” (French for “Forget Me”) for a Twin Peaks-themed compilation from the perspective of the character Josie Packard. It has been a long time since I watched the “Twin Peaks”, but I remember it was full of uncanny figures and[…]

NEW ARTIST: Miss Naivety

Irina Shtreis is an Iceland-based musician originally hailing from Russia. When we met her at a social gathering during the fabulous Iceland Airwaves festival in Reykjavik, we chatted about various things before Irina revealed that she has been working on two connected EPs over the last two years. She recorded[…]

SONG PICK: Ciaran Lavery – Full Love

With his beautifully melancholic new single “Full Love” singer/songwriter Ciaran Lavery makes a case for going all in. He requests to not dilly-dallying around but to earn our feelings towards love and to honestly express them. The song itself wins us immediately over with its mellow vibe and irresistibly catchy[…]

SONG PICK: Snow Ghosts – Ribcage

Dramatic orchestral or cutting edge electronic music – our Song Pick of the Day “Ribcage” is both. The U.K. three-piece Snow Ghosts used an array of old and new instruments to create a soundscape that connects ancient and modern times like the eternal cycle of death and the grief of[…]

SONG PICK: West Coast Weekend – Heart Attack

Los Angeles-based quartet West Coast Weekend live up to their band name with the glistening debut single “Heart Attack”. Such a tune could hardly come from anywhere else but the West Coast with its sleek production, anthemic feel and upbeat vibe, even some sunny hand claps are thrown in for[…]

VIDEO FRIDAY: Ellis – Something Blue

Ellis is the singer/songwriter Linnea Sigelkow from Canada, who has already made a splash this year with appearances at SXSW and New Colossus. “Something Blue” is a new song with a wonderfully relaxed and dreamy vibe that is perfectly reflected in the images of the video. Watch “Something Blue” on[…]

SONG PICK: Me Not You – Not Fine

“Not Fine” is usually not what you hear when you ask somebody how they are. But sometimes it is the truth as it was probably for singer Nikki of New York duo Me Not You when she experienced conflicting emotions on a visit to her family upstate. The feeling of[…]


Despite its apocalyptical visuals and fiery message, “Broken Ship” by AKIVA also comes with a dose of optimism. As long as there are people who take their feelings and beliefs and transform them into compelling art, not all is lost! Based in Bedfordshire, a county in the East of England,[…]

SONG PICK: Mega Bog – Diary of a Rose

Mega Bog is the project of Erin Elizabeth Birgy and her new song is musically as beautiful as its poetic title. Carried by a gentle, swelling guitar line, the track flows like a stream of memories through the mind. This is not a coincidence as Erin explains: “Diary of a[…]