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SONG PICK: Glassio – Back For More

New York-based duo Glassio delights with their new single “Back For More”, a deliciously joyful indie-pop pearl. Despite the mournful lyrical context -dealing with the aftermath of an ended relationship- the track is unabashedly happiness infusing. It makes you want to jump to your feet and try out a few dance[…]

VIDEO PREMIERE: Ariah & – Gold Bottle

New York born and raised singer/songwriter Ariah Noetzel, who goes by the stage name Ariah &, decided to give one of her songs the video treatment, the mysteriously catchy “Gold Bottle”. We could not be any happier to exclusively premiere the intriguing music video to maybe our favorite Ariah & tune. In a[…]

SXSW 2018: Q&A with GIRL SKIN

Welcoming GIRL SKIN to the Official glamglare SXSW Showcase feels like going full circle, because I remember vividly when I first listened to GIRL SKIN’s songs on SoundCloud, being completely enthralled, and consequently trying to book them for an upcoming glamglare show. Literally in the air, Sid confirmed his participation[…]

SONG PICK: åMBe – Ache

Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter/producer åMBe kicks off her year in music with “Ache”, an ultra-stunning electro-pop single. What might sound like misery on the surface, is essentially empowering, facing what ails you and overcoming it. There are some serious hooks in “Ache”, which all conclude in one big swirl of bright vocals,[…]

SXSW 2018: Q&A with I Am Snow Angel

A little less than two years ago, we wrote about I Am Snow Angel, the solo project of New York artist Julie Kathryn that “her brand of electronic music is airy and effortless, and her vocals enter your mind like a whisper in a dream”, which still holds true, and so[…]

SONG PICK: pronoun – run

Indie pop-rocker Alyse Vellturo, who goes by pronoun, continues to create beautiful lo-fi tracks that snug on you and “run” is no exception. There are bright synths, pronoun’s dead pan vocals, some really cool guitar lines and a decisive garage feel to the essentially optimistic song, about which the Brooklyn-based artist says:[…]

SXSW 2018: Q&A with Blonde Maze

2017 saw New York-based electro-pop artist Blonde Maze, perform in venues as diverse as Music Hall of Williamsburg, Knitting Factory or The Delancey. As long time fans of Blonde Maze, aka Amanda Steckler, we were also delighted to feature her at some of our New York shows, and are thrilled to welcome[…]

SONG PICK: Mïrändä – Glow

It is so good to hear new music from New York singer/producer Mïrändä after her excellent 2016 EP “Empire” (Apple Music | Spotify). The new track “Glow” skillfully blends classic synth textures with up-to-date production techniques, resulting in an airy, uplifting track that immediately sticks in your head. Mïrändä has[…]

SONG PICK: Goldkey – Faster

New York-based artist Mike Horn, who goes by Goldkey, posses all that is essential to make a great singer/songwriter: rich and smooth vocals, artistry with some instruments and strong songwriting chops. Goldkey’s new release “Faster” is another gorgeous example for his story telling finesse as well as intricate guitar play and[…]