SONG PICK: DoveTales – Come Over Here

With its intriguing and vibrant beginning, DoveTales‘ new single “Come Over Here” renders itself instantly irresistible and from there it only gets better! The pulsating beats provide a welcoming backdrop for intricate guitar work and a Fleetwood Mac reminiscent guitar solo. All this gets topped off by Stef Rose‘s earthy[…]

SONG PICK: Ava Lake – Mystery

“By the weekend, we could be history,” but until then, let’s have fun, sings Ava Lake in her call for taking things not too seriously in the beginning stages of a relationship. But while she tries to be chill about this all, the music gives away the inevitable emotional rollercoaster[…]

SONG PICK: Brooks Brown & J Ingram – Soho

Having exchanged Kansas with California, residing in Los Angeles for now, multi-instrumentalist and singer Brooks Brown just released “Soho” a beautifully smooth new track. On the single, fellow Kansas City artist J Ingram can be heard on vocals and the result is a hypnotic and tranquil piece of gorgeous music. […]

VIDEO FRIDAY: Editors – Black Gold

Only reluctantly, did I open the email that said “New Video by Editors”, I mean, Editors are a British alt rock band I loved in the… when was it? Early and later 00s? What can they possibly have to offer now? A. Lot. As it turns out! Their new single[…]

SONG PICK: Daniela Andrade – Ayayai

Daniela Andrade lives in Canada as daughter of Honduran immigrants and has celebrated successes with cover versions of popular song since the beginning of the decade. Now she focuses on writing and producing her own fascinating, sleek future pop songs. “Ayayai” is her first song in Spanish and even if[…]

SONG PICK: Current Affairs – Breeding Feeling

“Breeding Feeling”, the new single by Glasgow post-punk quartet Current Affairs is one beautifully swirly, high-tempo ride that leaves me dizzy like a carnival ride but with the same desire to just do it again. And again. And then some more. The single is the latest cut from the band’s[…]

SONG PICK: Rosa Bordallo – Lost on the Coast

Rosa Bordallo is a singer/songwriter based in New York City. Originally she is from Guam in the West Pacific and her upcoming album “Reef Walker” deals with the places you belong and call home. Musically there is something of PJ Harvey’s masterpiece “Let England Shake” in the 10 songs that[…]

Q&A with Penelope Isles (#airwaves19)

Even before we saw Brighton-based quartet Penelope Isles live for the first time during this year’s The New Colossus Festival in New York, we were already fans of their beautifully crafted indie rock. Founded by singer/songwriter siblings Lily and Jack Wolter, the band consists further of Becky Redford (bass) and[…]

SONG PICK: Dead End Career Club – Vice Vice Baby

The catchy swagger in “Vice Vice Baby” makes it impossible not to immediately fall for Dead End Career Club‘s new single. The somewhat snotty and overall careless vibe paired with cool guitar strumming totally resonates with a die-hard The Strokes fan like myself. Not sure though how much Ryan Kennedy,[…]