With her debut “I’m Not Running You”, MNRØ from Manchester, England entered the music scene with a splash. A very angry splash! Now she is back with softer more reconciliatory “Waves,” even though in the end the song is still about a break up. Musically, she stays the course with elegant future pop that strikes the right balance between current trends and timelessness.
Crawford Mack – Firing Squad Despite its gripping title, we loved the sheer beauty of “Firing Squad” by Glasgow-based singer/songwriter Crawford Mack, hence had previously featured the track in our Song Pick of the Day series. Today, the creative singer-songwriter released a short film, conceptualized by him together with the[…]
What do you need for a compelling video? A lot of money and an elaborate film team around you? No! Some of the most touching and intriguing music videos come from a clever idea inspired by a great song. Florence Arman seems to have an abundance of talent and creativity[…]
Sometimes when things don’t go well in life, comfort can come when and from where you don’t expect it. In the case of Belfast-based singer/songwriter May Rosa, it was the good time she spend with someone at a place on “Gresham Street”. It helped her getting back on her feet and so she wrote an hauntingly beautiful and atmospheric 80s inspired song about the experience.
Mines Falls is a Los Angeles-based electronic indie-rock duo comprised of brothers Carson and Erik Lund, who work in film and design by day and create utterly enchanting pop music by night or whenever their time allows. “From Behind Glass” marks the third and last single before their self-titled album drops[…]
Earlier this year, we featured Daragh‘s song “Pretend” and realized that we had written about the Irish singer, songwriter, and producer before when he was part of the more electronic-leaning duo Company Ink. What makes someone leave a successful musical project and start a solo career? Curious, we checked out[…]
Being trapped in a one-sided relationship that is going nowhere is a special kind of hell. Oakland-based singer/songwriter Lauren Hulbert gives us a personal account of the painful back and forth, waiting in vain for the moment that might change everything. Earthy guitars and drums keep “Gone in One” on the rockier side of Lauren’s spectrum – she is a classically trained pianist, who picked up the guitar later.
Bristol-based indie-rock quartet Make Friends released the super smooth and instantly appealing “Hesitate”, their new single that deals with a difficult topic. The core message of the song is wrapped in a blanket of soft and wistful tones, with some sparkles of doubt yet also optimism thrown in. In the[…]
Letting go and just giving in to mutual attraction – this sentiment is beautifully turned into music by South African singer/songwriter Manu Grace. Listen and you can see a story unfold in your mind, one that makes you smile and wish that things were always so full of clarity.
New York-based singer/songwriter Justin Dean Thomas just released his new single, the utterly charming “Peach Rings”. His guitar play brings the stars above alive so you can almost hear them sparkling while you are riding the car with him. We reached out to Justin and asked him about his inspiration[…]
Ekelle – Dropped Ekelle is a Toronto-based musician who was pulled into the law enforcement machinery in error. Her song “Dropped” deals with therefore being treated like a criminal, but also with the joy of getting out of this in the end. Ekelle gives some background: In 2015, I was[…]
“D.M.T.” is an audiovisual piece full of beauty. Toronto singer/songwriter Stacey takes cues from the 60s and creates psychedelic pop that engulfs you like a warm blanket while she invites you to “dream in multicolor together.” Fellow Canadians Babygirl, another glamglare favorite, were also involved in the song.
Electronic musician and synthwave pioneer John Jagos, aka Brothertiger, is releasing his first album of original material in five years. “Paradise Lost” the last single before the album drops on Friday, is the album’s title as well as closing track and it is full of promise despite the grim name.[…]
Abby Sage is a singer/songwriter from the Bay Area. Her third single “Honey,” allures with a relaxed vibe: chill beats and guitars underline Abby’s voice as she reflects on a high-energy romantic encounter.
“Ever Enough”, the bright and joyful new single by Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter Kissy, makes for the perfect summer soundtrack, even for such a strange one as the one of 2020. Nightlife in general and clubbing, in particular, came to a screeching halt but we still imagine “Ever Enough”[…]