Song Pick of the Day: Swim – Lying To You

Our Song Pick of the Day Lying To You combines airy female vocals with a thundering bass line. I could not find out much about its creator, the Swedish duo Swim, except that they work together for quite a while and now start releasing music. More please!

New Artist: Ava Lake

Ava Lake is 18 years old and hails from Chicago. Much more is not to find out about this young artist at this time. But there are a few songs on her Soundcloud that reveal two more facts about Ava Lake: she possesses a great voice that reminds me of[…]

Song Pick of the Day: Jesse Ruben – This Is Why I Need You

As soon as Jesse Ruben’s velvety charming vocals set in, I was hooked on This Is Why I Need You Jesse’s new single and our Song Pick of the Day. It’s a quietly flowing song, finger picking and easy strumming on the guitar, some melodic background sounds that put the mesmerizing[…]

Late Night: Wafia – Heartburn

Let one of the last weeks of the year fade out with this smooth and elegant track Heartburn by Wafia from Brisbane, Australia. It doesn’t stray far from what is currently hip in R&B-infused electronic music, but she has a beautiful voice full of clarity and character.

Ibeyi at the Technikum, Munich

In case you haven’t counted, this was our fifth Ibeyi show this year and once again in a new setting: a concert venue in the doomed nightlife paradise of the Kultfabrik (it gives way to a major new development next year) in our old hometown Munich. I wish I could[…]

Song Pick of the Day: Karina Ramage – Technology

In time for the holidays, London singer/songwriter Karina Ramage gives a good advice: “Being with friends and family means putting away all this technology” and wraps it into a catchy pop song, which you won’t get out of your mind easily. Listen to our Song Pick of the Day here:

Song Pick of the Day: Deep Sea Diver – Secrets

Today’s Song Pick of the Day Secrets comes from L.A. band Deep Sea Diver, which is fronted by Jessica Dobson, whose bio is laced with well-known names in alternative rock. They also released a Christmas EP, which you should check out if you yearn for updated versions of some of[…]

Song Pick of the Day: Otzeki – Falling Out

Otzeki, comprised of two cousins based in London, just released their second single after their debut of the playful Vampire Weekend-ish Cancel It All. Their new track Falling Out is more laid-back, with relaxed guitar lines, hauntingly beautiful tenor to falsetto vocals yet an overall chill feel. While Cancel It All was[…]

Video: Monogold – Pink Lemonade

“Pink Lemonade” is a track on “Good Heavens”, Monogold’s third full-length album. This time around, Keith Kelly (vocals, guitar), Jared Apuzzo (drums) and Michael Falotico (bass, vocals) change up their usual music creation process and focus on what kind of dreamy sounds they can produce with guitar, bass and drums only – plus[…]

Song Pick of the Day: The Naked Eye – River of no Return

The Naked Eye from London goes to many different places with their first single River of no Return from their self-titled EP. There is some electronic in it, some soul, some jazz and then there is that fade-out… The Naked Eye are from London and headed by singer/songwriter Frenchie. It’s[…]

No Words: evitceles – swm dwn

evitceles is a producer from Bulgaria and swm dwn is the techno track of his latest EP immature, which has a some sort of mysterious underwater vibe.

Song Pick of the Day: nvdes – FELA

Looking for something uplifting? A pretty ditty that makes you chime in the chorus? Look no further but listen to FELA by Los Angeles based nvdes. With FELA, nvdes released their 3rd single in 2015 which starts right of with upbeat whistling before the baritone vocals and the dynamic bass kick[…]

Song Pick of the Day: Tundran – Kimono

Listening to Kimono by Tundran, one gets very easily transported to the coolest London dance halls or New York night clubs, yet this is the latest track of the Swedish synth-pop duo Tundran. It’s just a very intriguing mix of late 70s funk, a touch of Hall and Oates and lots[…]

Song Pick of the Day: Cappa – Goddess

“‘Cause I’m a Goddess” sings Nashville artist CAPPA in her lastest song, an upbeat pop anthem, ideal to get you into a good mood and to sing along on this Sunday. It’s our Song Pick of the Day.