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NITE JEWEL TO DROP LIQUID COOL
NITE JEWEL TO DROP LIQUID COOL

L.A’s Nite Jewel releases her much anticipated third album, Liquid Cool this coming June, her first since 2012’s One Second of Love. The first single is the cathartic ‘Boo Hoo’, which sees Ramona Gonzales perfectly capture the record’s theme...

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YUMI ZOUMA ANNOUNCE YONCALLA
YUMI ZOUMA ANNOUNCE YONCALLA

Given that we have pretty much featured everything they’ve released,  the fact that Yumi Zouma’s long awaited debut album Yoncalla is set to drop in May mighty good news. They’ve just shared the first single from it, ‘Keep It...

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TOP 30: PALE DIAN & PEAKING LIGHTS DEBUT WITH BRETT, DJUSTIN, MARIA USBECK & HAPPY MEALS
TOP 30: PALE DIAN & PEAKING LIGHTS DEBUT WITH BRETT, DJUSTIN, MARIA USBECK & HAPPY MEALS

Two yet to be featured new entries this week both expansive in scope and clocking in at over six minutes. The first is from Austin trio Pale Dīan at #11 with the first single, the swirling, intense and heavily Cocteau...

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STARS ALIGN FOR DJUSTIN
STARS ALIGN FOR DJUSTIN

Djustin is the latest in a long line of collaborative bands and projects featuring the erstwhile Labrador Records afficionado Johan Angergård (Acid House Kings, Club 8, The Legends, Pallers, Eternal Death). This time he has teamed up, long distance...

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MARIA USBECK RECONNECTS WITH AMPARO
MARIA USBECK RECONNECTS WITH AMPARO

Photo: Holland Brown – The Playground Two of our very favourite independent record labels Cascine and Labrador have teamed up to release the forthcoming LP, Amparo (Protection) from former Selebrities vocalist Maria Usbeck. Thematically, the album is about the...

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LEON VYNEHALL CELEBRATES THE RELEASE OF ROJUS WITH NEW VIDEO
LEON VYNEHALL CELEBRATES THE RELEASE OF ROJUS WITH NEW VIDEO

Brighton producer Leon Vynehall’s excellent new record, Rojus was released yesterday and to mark the occasion, the deep yet whimsical track, ‘Blush’ scored a video. The vid borrows heavily from the album art and highlights the organic nature of...

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HAPPY MEALS AND FRUIT JUICE
HAPPY MEALS AND FRUIT JUICE

Scottish pop duo Happy Meals (Suzanne Rodden and Lewis Cook) are set to drop a new EP in May, Fruit Juice and recently shared the first single from it, the infectiously crisp and uplifting banger ‘If You Want Me...

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ESSAIE PAS RELEASE NEW VIDEO
ESSAIE PAS RELEASE NEW VIDEO

Montreal electronic duo Essaie Pas have just released a new video for the track, ‘Lights Out’ from their recent album Demain est une autre nuit. The measured yet swirling and pulsating number is matched by equivalent visual silhouettes of...

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THE POP PHASES OF CELLARS
THE POP PHASES OF CELLARS

We completely missed Allene Norton’s sensational second album as Cellars last year, ‘Lovesick’ and we’re bloody right annoyed that we did. In fact, until last week, we’d never heard of her. To rectify that, we’ll be all over her...

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TOP 30: DEBUTS FOR CELLARS, THE GOON SAX, KAUF, TRAAPS & NITE FIELDS; NEW VIDEO FOR OYINDA
TOP 30: DEBUTS FOR CELLARS, THE GOON SAX, KAUF, TRAAPS & NITE FIELDS; NEW VIDEO FOR OYINDA

Five new ones this week led off by Los Angeles pop afficionado Cellars (Allene Norton – more on our amazing ignorance and her tomorrow) with her first single, ‘Nighttime Girl’ from her forthcoming album, Phases. That enters at 18 and...

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