SONG PICK: Favours – Left Behind (Video)

“Left Behind,” the new single by Canadian duo Favours is beautifully nostalgic and irresistible from the start. The nostalgia comes from the warm synth tones of the Juno-106 together with energetic 808 drums and some clear 80s guitar progressions. Think Stan Ridgway meets Howard Jones meets Kim Wilde, combining their[…]

SONG PICK: Jyroscope – Frozen In Time (Video)

You might not hear a more soothing, hypnotic, and absolutely irresistible track this Summer than “Frozen In Time” by Chicago’s Jyroscpope.  The stunning track marks the new video and teaser for the progressive Hip-Hop trio’s upcoming EP Happy Medium, out July 23rd. Jyroscope consists of MCs I.B. Fokuz, Collasoul Structure, and[…]


SONG PICK: Imogen – Bloodbag (Video)

English singer/songwriter Imogen packs a lot of drama into her new song “Bloodbag.” The powerful, cinematic soundscapes, together with the haunting visuals directed by Harv Frost, send you on a trip to the dark regions of the mind. Imogen explains: “I wanted to write something that depicted the feeling of[…]

Red Ribbon

SONG PICK: Red Ribbon – Planet X

Red Ribbon is the project of L.A.-based singer/songwriter Emma Danner. “Planet X,” the title song of the upcoming album, deals with a different horrifying collective experience: the raging wildfires in California. Emma recounts the events that inspired the song: “On tour in November 2018 (with a band called The Berries[…]


SONG PREMIERE: Josin – Traveller (Video)

In many ways, water is life, and through water, we are connected to each other and the eternal cycle of life. German musician Josin finds comfort and power in this thought. Her new song “Traveller” reflects this in a bright, meditative composition. The ambient, orchestral music, and Josin’s vocal incantations[…]

VIDEO PICKS: Mega Bog, RALPH, Squirrel Flower, TOLEDO

Mega Bog – Station to Station “Station to Station” is the beautifully pensive new song and video by Mega Bog. The video is at times lightly surreal but this just adds to the special appeal. Mega Bog has a new album coming out, co-produced by Big Thief’s James Krivchenia, featuring contributions from Krivchenia,[…]

Charm of Finches

SONG PICK: Charm of Finches – Treading Water (Video)

Two days ago, Emily McNally asked “Can we be friends.” Today, Australian sister duo Charm of Finches is one step further in their new song about the friendship that could replace a relationship. With gentle guitars and beautiful harmonies, “Treading Water” is a trip down memory lane. While Mabel and[…]

VIDEO PICKS: Katy J Pearson, Little Majorette, Penelope Trappes, Wallice

Katy J Pearson – Miracle “Miracle,” the new song and video by British singer/songwriter Katy J Pearson puts you immediately under its spell. You want to know how the enchantingly quirky story unfolds and at one point you might even shed some tears. Happy tears. Well, I did. When asked[…]

Abby Sage

SONG PICK: Abby Sage – Smoke Break (Video)

“Smoke Break” could be the prequel of Monday’s Song Pick “Carefree.” L.A.-via-Toronto singer/songwriter Abby Sage describes the time in a failing relationship before – maybe – relief sets in. When emotions are still heavy like the drums and synths in the song. But “Smoke Break” is not just a sad[…]

VIDEO PICKS: Alex McArtor, Claire George, Emma Negrete, GEISTE

Alex McArtor – Bras and Jeans Watching the beautiful new video by Texas singer/songwriter Alex McArtor, her influences are immediately apparent. She names David Lynch as a key influence on her intricate storytelling. The visuals on “Bras and Jeans” reminded me instantly of a famous 70s movie, of Peter Weir’s “Picnic[…]