3 Is A Band: A R I Z O N A

“The good is often surprisingly close, especially when living in a cultural metropolis”, is what came to my mind immediately upon learning that  A R I Z O N A  is a three piece from well, New Jersey. They do however divide their time between East Coast, West Coast aka[…]

Video: Yes You Are – World Without End

Watch Kianna Alarid sing this wonderfully big pop song World Without End with her band Yes You Are. While Kianna has been making music for quite some time, Yes You Are is a new collaboration with Jared White and with this kind of music they are heading straight for the[…]

PHOTOS: The Beaches heat up Fontana’s basement venue (CMJ)

The Beaches from Toronto delivered a power rock show at the Canadian Blast event at Fontana’s. Listen to Little Pieces from their EP Heights and let the photos speak for themselves. = All concert photos by – Elke Nominikat and Oliver Bouchard ==

Song Pick of the Day: The Coa† – Knowledge

We want to know // We want to know sing The Coa†  (yep, that’s the desired spelling) in their just released, pretty cool Knowledge. While we would like to know more about this band, all there is for now, is their music. Okay then, listen to our Song Pick of the[…]

Video: Rebecca James – On My Way

Here’s a fun video by London singer/songwriter Rebecca James, who dances, bikes and rides the tube through the city. It’s an upbeat catchy song and I will have difficulties to get it out of my head again.

NEW ALBUM: Princess Century – Progress

Electronic music is going many different ways: some is optimized towards danceability, some merges back into rock music and some reaches for ever more abstraction, like Laurel Halo’s work. Princess Century’s debut album on the other hand, while named Progress, goes musically it rather back to a time, when electronic[…]

Video: Solvey – Redlight

Watch Solvey watching herself playing baseball against herself. It’s a great song too.

Dilly Dally’s Wake-up Call at Baby’s All Right (CMJ)

If you immerse yourself in a multi-day music festival like CMJ or SXSW, you’ll find yourself sooner or later at a point where everything blurs and you don’t really feel anymore if it’s day or night. Then you want to see a band like Dilly Dally from Toronto, who wakes[…]

New Album: Cheatahs – Mythologies

Upon learning that UK band Cheatahs wouldn’t be able to make it to the US right in time for New York’s CMJ 2015 festival, I was pretty bummed. They were scheduled to play five shows. Just imagine! Bathing in big, fat, loud guitar driven sound (shoegaze anyone?) for not just one[…]

Song Pick of the Day: Maybe the Moon – Washout

Maybe The Moon is a duo from California, who, according to their bio, had a love-at-first-sight moment in December 2012. Since then they also make beautiful pop music, for example their track Washout with a chord progression that keeps you on the edge. It’s our Song Pick of the Day.