https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H02BPY7vEms Yes, I know I wrote FACK ALL this month. Life is rough! While I was out slaving away, my ambitious electronic queen Roisin has gifted us with another new single (following her quadrilogy of 12" singles with Maurice Fulton), "Incapable" is an eight minute disco stomper that blurs the line between smooth 80s funk... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozx-VvqO_ys What a song. Does Sarah's outro make sense? No, but it WORKED. Nicola's voice carries such emotion in her small part, one of the biggest moments for her in the Girls Aloud discography. And then there's Nadine to carry the chorus. None for the other two.
https://youtu.be/GmBHj9UXyXo A breezy blend of bedroom-meets-dream pop, "Sylvia Plath" is the second track on Youth's latest five track EP "Garden". The video itself is soothing and plays with the senses, frames melting into each other like one heavenly acid trip. Check the video out now, and stay tuned as I'll have a review of the... Continue Reading →
In case you also missed it, one of the most popular and highest selling VK bands of the 90s got back together and are touring (with three new members)! It's really cool to see Shazna back out there, as I thought they were done for good after their farewell show in 2009. Vocalist Izam even... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/jedwC5I146g Sembari's dropped a new song today, the first cut off his forthcoming extended play. I'm in love with the cover art, the sensuality of the track and how much of a chill vibe (while I hate writing that out, its the most apt descriptor!) it carries. available as a free download now, don't miss... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/0owjlA1LUIk Psychedelic magic you may have missed from 2018's "Sex and Food". Not into UMO? Fix that immediately bucko.
https://youtu.be/rUmV-MorIKc Fucking WOW. This is everything I wanted and more.
https://youtu.be/RUxFHh9YUhI London singer-songwriter Archie Faulks has a super catchy third single out now, the delightful and cheery "Hung Up". Perfect listening for your comfy spring evenings, and if you're in the UK, don't miss him as he embarks on his first headlining tour next month! Dates below. 4/13 – Liverpool, The Jacaranda 4/16– Glasgow, Glad Café... Continue Reading →
Today I'm starting a new feature for favorite artists of mine with expansive, almost bewildering discographies that may seem off-putting to fledgling listeners. Our first "roadmap" will be for the Japanese unit that revolutionized the then dying "Shibuya-kei" with their fresh, neo-modern takes on lounge and pico-pop music, then gradually migrated towards electronic club music... Continue Reading →