VIDEO PICKS: Cuffed Up, Gang of Youths, Lala Lala, Langkamer

Cuffed Up – Canaries “Canaries” is an explosive indie-rock banger by L.A. quartet Cuffed Up. And how can this kind of music be better celebrated than with a well-put-together life performance video? The band says about the song: “‘Canaries’ is about going down a path that you know is wrong[…]

SONG PICK: The Slang – Nothing Lasts Forever (Video)

Today, DC-based pop-rock duo The Slang released the inspiring and utterly irresistible “Nothing Lasts Forever.” Their new single comes together with a beautifully shot music video, a fantastic mini-film, really. We wanted to know more about the song and video’s background and reached out to The Slang. The duo’s John[…]

VIDEO PICKS: Alice Hubble, Chiiild, Far Caspian

Alice Hubble – My Dear Friend (Bot25v2) Alice Hubble has been called “one lady at home with her enormous collection of synthesisers,” and she has made good use of her gear for her new song “My Dear Friend,” reminiscent of synth-pop legends like Kraftwerk or Air. The video silent movie-style[…]

SONG PICK: Jenny Palacios – Noah (Video)

Canadian singer/songwriter Jenny Palacios tells an untypical love story in her new song “Noah.” Neither happily ever after nor heartbreak, this goes somewhere in between, when the sparks of potential mutual attraction already deliver happiness. It is big pop music statement that Jenny makes here and she sums up perfectly[…]

SONG PICK: Ásgeir – Sunday Drive (Video)

Icelandic singer/songwriter Ásgeir releases the hauntingly beautiful and utterly mesmerizing “Sunday Drive,” a song based on a personal experience that could have ended very differently! It is surprising and then again maybe not at all, that it took one of Iceland’s finest musicians so long to put this particular childhood memory[…]

VIDEO PICKS: Babehoven, Charm of Finches, Kings of Convenience

Babehoven – Annie’s Shoes We will have more about Maya Bon, aka Babehoven, on Friday when her EP “Nastavi, Calliope” comes out. But the colorful, deep-sea-themed stop-go video created by Phoebe Jane Heart deserves a separate mention in our weekly video roundup. Watch the video now: Charm of Finches –[…]

VIDEO PICKS: Ada Lea, Janita, Salt Ashes, The Zephyr Bones

Ada Lea – hurt Montreal-based singer/songwriter Alexandra Levy aka Ada Lea is very clear in both lyrics and visuals of her new song “hurt.” Set in a post-apocalyptic landscape, she seems to be stuck in a wrong moment, and all she knows is that it will pass. Alexandra says: “I[…]


SONG PICK: Morly – Dance To You

We saw Katy Morley aka Morly live in 2015 at SXSW for the first time. There she played an electronic set with a drummer, who jokingly complained that it was nearly impossible to play her programmed beats on a real drum set. Since then, a lot has happened in Katy’s[…]


SONG PICK: Slothrust – Once More for the Ocean (Video)

“Once More for the Ocean” is a refreshingly straightforward indie rock track that makes you want to turn up the volume and grab the air guitar when Slothrust mastermind Leah Wellbaum throws in a hot solo. The song is the third single from Slothrust’s upcoming album “Parallel Timeline,” out on[…]

W. H. Lung - Pearl in the Palm

SONG PICK: W. H. Lung – Pearl in the Palm

Manchester’s W. H. Lung announce their new album Vanities with a bang! Their sound is as energetic and mesmerizing as we came to love this crazy talented synth-rock band and the video matches the brilliance of previous W. H. Lung videos. “Pearl in the Palm” starts with hypnotic beats, takes[…]