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Among the many awesome thoughts expressed by David Bowie… this quote resonates with me in particular, and so I put it on a photo we took at Baby’s All Right with Dilly Dally‘s gear on stage.

SONG PICK: Mirror Mask – Second Coming

Distinct bass-lines open “Second Coming” before the synths and eventually the vocals chime in, claiming “I am alone”…  Our Song Pick of the Day “Second Coming” is the newest track by Austin, TX duo Mirror Mask. They call their sound “dark wave” and 80s wave influences including all that happened in electronic music[…]

SONG PICK: Kynn – Walk On Water

KYYN is a fellow Brooklynite who just released her debut single Walk on Water. Our Song Pick of the Day is a delightful, emotional electronic pop piece that is kept off center by a noisy, distorted piano line. Look forward to three more songs on her upcoming EP.

SONG PICK: Darla And The Blonde – End of the Party

The new London band Darla And The Blonde​, a five piece around songwriter Nina Lovelace, delivers our Song Pick of the Day. The End of the Party breathes new life in classic rock music, including a fine guitar solo, but tackles with the “Umbrella Revolution” in Hong Kong a rather[…]

LATE NIGHT: Missio – Can I Exist

Can I Exist is a new slow-burning track by the Austin electronic duo Missio taking on the topics of depression and addiction. It starts full of melancholy with a simple piano line and builds up to an emotional finale.

SONG PICK: Lucifers Beard – Black & Blue

Our Song Pick of the Day comes from the British three-piece Lucifers Beard, who just released a killer debut single with Black & Blue and their first EP YETI to follow in May. Black & Blue is one powerful, intelligent rock song, with plenty of hooks, pleasing guitar solos, and awesome vocals. Imagine what the[…]

SONG PICK: Dog in the Snow – Plastic Body

Today’s Song Pick of the Day is from last year, but I cannot pass over Helen Ganya Brown’s hauntingly beautiful vocals in the track Plastic Body. She records under the name Dog In The Snow and is based in Brighton, England.

Music to look forward to in 2016

I’m sure that in 2016 there will be much new exciting music to be discovered, but here are some of my all-time favorites who I hope will release something new this year. Warpaint’s third album Warpaint have announces that they are working on a followup to 2014’s Warpaint for release[…]

SONG PICK: Viola Beach – Boys That Sing

Here are Viola Beach from Warrington, U.K. with a new and truly awesome track: “Boys That Sing” which immediately gets your attention and keeps it so nicely until the last bar. Musically, this is what we want to hear this time of year aka when it is cold! It is especially nice[…]

SONG PICK: The Flavr Blue – Supply

This Song Pick of the Day has been released today by the Seattle three piece The Flavr Blue. The track Supply is like a sunrise in summer with its bright melodic guitar line and the relaxed beat. More of this on their upcoming EP Love Notes.

VIDEO: Naadia – Omut

This is a new song Omut (Омут) by the electronic Russian band Naadia (Наадя). It is a slow, atmospheric track, which fits perfectly to the visuals that fall somewhere between Games of Throne and a Fever Ray video. Check out also this live video of an older song on s[…]

NEW ALBUM: Galapaghost – I Never Arrived

After having listened to the hauntingly beautiful and pretty melancholic Science of Lovers, the first single of Galapaghost‘s upcoming album, I have been waiting for the record to drop. A week ago, January 9th 2016, I could finally listen to all twelve songs on I Never Arrived, the third album[…]

PHOTOS: Sofi Tukker heats up Baby’s All Right

It was a big night at our favorite venue, Baby’s All Right: The Knocks were headlining a bill together with Cardiknox and Sofi Tukker. We went to the show mostly for the latter: their first two songs Drinkee and Matadora are refreshingly new takes on dance-oriented electro-pop and we wanted[…]

SONG PICK: Leiik – Words over Yours

Our Song Pick of the Day Words Over Yours comes from the London duo Leiik. It starts slow, just with minimal instrumentation and Amy Spencer’s haunting vocals and builds slowly up. Beautiful.