SONG PICK: Ella’s Brother – Sweet & Vicious

While “Sweet & Vicious” marks the debut single by Edinburg-based artist Raff Eragona, it becomes immediately apparent that this is skillful songwriting with a high quality production. No surprise here as Eragona is the frontman of indie rockers Ok Social Club, now pursuing his solo project as Ella’s Brother. I am[…]


SONG PICK: Trishes – Caffeine

Some people know too well how to make you feel good. L.A. singer/songwriter and visual artist Trishes found herself in a relationship with a man of that kind. Her new single “Caffeine” is the first of two song she wrote about being manipulated and not knowing what is real and what is just show. In hindsight she books these events as an interesting psychological experience.

SONG PICK: GIRL SKIN – Forever & Always (Video)

Releasing a song called “Forever & Always” on the most love-exploiting day of the year might seem like a bad idea at first glance. Why throwing yet another romantic tune into the endless sea of love songs? But what if the love song in question is exceptionally heartfelt, and defies[…]

Iceland Airwaves 2020 – First Lineup Announcements

While our bodies are still buzzing from the formidable experience Iceland Airwaves 2019 was, Europe’s Best Small Festival Nominee announced its first wave of participating artists today. Internationally known favorites like Courtney Barnett or Black Puma are among the featured artists but also more hidden gems like indie electronic duo[…]

SONG PICK: annelieElina – Veins

annelieElina is originally from Sweden but currently lives in L.A. and her music fits perfectly between these two focal points of modern pop music. The five songs of her latest EP “Purity” use many elements of power pop productions, but are still grounded in restraint and melodic melancholy. And then there is annelieElina’s voice, which I could listen to forever.