Daytona Starsky

SONG PICK: Daytona Starsky – Gasoline (Video)

This song is hot and does not beat around the bush: there is fire between Daytona Starsky and the woman he is attracted to. Add some “Gasoline,” and you have an explosive mix, driven by a heavy bassline and scorching guitars. Daytona Starsky is originally from the Netherlands and now[…]


SONG PICK: Wyldest – Beggar (Video)

Zoe Mead aka Wyldest is a master of melodic dream pop. Her latest song, “Beggar,” is a beautiful example of this: layers of sound flowing around a gentle guitar line, and the vocals sit perfectly in the mix to never take you out of a meditative state. She says about[…]


SONG PICK: Anika – Finger Pies (Video)

Berlin-based musician Anika (Annika Henderson) has been releasing music throughout the last decade with her band Exploded View and under her own name. Anika’s new song “Funger Pies” rides on an energetic bassline and creates an air of mystery. What is going on here? Both Anika’s explanation below and the[…]

SONG PICK: Eden Rain – Out In The Cold (Video)

Hard to tell what’s more impressive or appealing: the artist’s vocals, her lyrical style and songwriting or her drawing skills. And why would anybody want to rank them, to begin with? Following her much-acclaimed debut single “Wake Up, You’re Stuck,” Eden Rain delights again with the pensive and utterly gorgeous[…]

SONG PICK: Castells – Falling For You (Video)

British indie-pop four-piece Castells announce their upcoming EP Viola with the help of the irresistibly beautiful “Falling For You.” The accompanying music video showcases the band, which is bittersweet in its exuberance and being out of reach. Still. But soon! Soon we all will be able to immerse ourselves again[…]

VIDEO PICKS OF THE WEEK: Babygirl, Jonny Kosmo, Mila Smith, Warpaint

Babygirl – Million Dollar Bed Being rich and famous does not automatically make you happy. Canadian duo Babygirl visualize this fact of life in the video of their new song “Million Dollar Bed,” the latest single of their new EP “Losers Weepers.” Watch the video now: Jonny Kosmo – Fool[…]

VIDEO PICKS OF THE WEEK: Lailana, Red Moon, She’s Excited!, Talia Jackson

Lailana – Pixelated Soundwaves U.K. singer/songwriter Lailana covers a tough topic in her song “Pixelated Soundwaves” – the same as Claire George earlier this week, by the way: losing somebody to drug addiction. The song is upbeat and bouncy, but Lailana packed a deeper meaning into the music and video.[…]

SONG PICK: Josin – The Darkness (Video)

“The Darkness,” the new single and video by German singer, songwriter, and producer Josin is a sonic and visual masterpiece. The juxtaposition of understanding and accepting with sadness and despair are hypnotizing in its push-and-pull dynamic. When asked about her newest work, which also announces an upcoming EP, Arbella Rauch, the[…]

VIDEO PREMIERE: The Ella Sisters – Sugarcoat and Q&A

Norwegian sibling-duo The Ella Sisters gear up for the release of their sophomore EP Sugarcoat out later this year. Maren and Charlotte envision Sugarcoat as the second volume of their delightful debut EP Queens. The new album will expand on the themes already laid out in the first installment and widens it to underestimation and confidence as well as the[…]

Claire George

SONG PICK: Claire George – Pink Elephants

Los Angeles-based artist Claire George does not disguise what her new song “Pink Elephants” is about: the pain and helplessness of losing somebody to drug abuse, something she herself has experienced with a person close to her. Claire, who has carved out her very own niche in synth-pop with her[…]