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NEW MUSIC: Spaces of Disappearance – There Is No Loss (EP)

Chicago singer/producer Elaine HD aka Spaces of Disappearance balances icy electronics with full, warm vocals. I could witness her great live performance at last year’s CMJ, so I’m happy to hear some new material: her second EP “There Is No Loss” contains three new tracks, including the single “No None”,[…]

SONG PICK: Fufanu – Bad Rockets

Only a month ago, Fufanu delighted with their fascinating video “Sports”.  More reason to rejoice since the Icelandic trio just dropped another track, the brooding and totally mesmerizing “Bad Rockets”. Once again Fufanu proof that dark new-wavy sound with guitars and a clear electronic edge can sound as fresh and alluring as can[…]

SONG PICK: Anna Straker – Serious

Over a year ago I fell in love with Anna Straker’s debut video, but since then it became quiet around her. Now she is back and obviously “Serious”: her latest song is a dance track so full of energy that it is hard to sit still and not sing along.[…]

glamglare’s Top Picks for Iceland Airwaves ’16 – Icelandic Acts

Iceland Airwaves, Iceland’s famous music festival, is about to start next week. From Wednesday, November 2nd to Sunday, November 6th, more than 220 musicians are scheduled to play at official Iceland Airwaves venues (schedule here) and so-called off-venues (schedule here) and more than 9,000 visitors are being expected. Amazingly, even Iceland’s[…]

SONG PICK: Henry Green – Closer

Ahead of his upcoming EP “Real”, British songwriter and producer Henry Green just released the stunningly beautiful single “Closer”, which merges traditional songwriting with more abstract arrangements. “Closer” is a quiet track, featuring an acoustic instrumentation, letting Henry Green’s distinctively alluring vocals shine. Taking from his experiences while traveling across Europe, the[…]

SONG PICK: Sølv – I’m Your Gun

I don’t know much about Sølv, but she has two excellent songs out, with two more coming on her debut EP “Black Ink” on November 11. “I’m Your Gun” is a chilled, trip-hop track, spiced up with an ominous guitar line. Enjoy our Song Pick of the Day: Listen also[…]

SONG PICK: Matt Elleray – Talk Baby

“Talk Baby” by British singer/songwriter Matt Elleray features dark and sultry vocals over clear and bright guitar chords, some hand-clapping (which always appeals to me) and an ultra-cool guitar solo near the end of the laid-back and mesmerizing track. When communicating with Matt, I asked him about the song’s meaning and here’s what[…]

VIDEO: Oh Malô – Miss You

Boston indie-rock quartet Oh Malô [oh muh-low] just released an atmospheric video accompanying the stellar “Miss You”, taken from their debut “As We Were” (available on iTunes). Singer and guitarist Brandon Hafetz provides the following background to the single: “‘Miss You’ was written during a very reflective period for me, the calm after the[…]