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BEACH HOUSE SHARE ‘BLACK CAR’ FROM THE STUNNING ‘7’
BEACH HOUSE SHARE ‘BLACK CAR’ FROM THE STUNNING ‘7’

Cosmically and artistically, we’ve always been fascinated by this dual energy field that exists between joy and sorrow. The idea of a simple, happy song is such bullshit to me. Alex Scally, Beach House (Interview with The FADER) Last week...

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RECORD REVIEW: HALF WAIF (USA) – LAVENDER
RECORD REVIEW: HALF WAIF (USA) – LAVENDER

Last week Half Waif, the synth pop project that coalesces around the considerable talents of Brooklyn artist Nandi Rose Plunkett, released the introspective yet immediately touching long player Lavender. It contains a dozen deeply self-explorative and richly substantive vignettes...

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JOHN MAUS DROPS ‘EPISODE’  & ADDENDUM GETS A DIGITAL RELEASE
JOHN MAUS DROPS ‘EPISODE’ & ADDENDUM GETS A DIGITAL RELEASE

Photography: Teddy Fitzhugh Earlier this month synth pop auteur John Maus dropped the first track ‘Episode’ from Addendum, his follow up to last year’s Screen Memories. Recorded DIY style with his own self built analog equipment during the same sessions...

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LAURA JEAN UNVEILS THE DREAMY POP OF “TOUCHSTONE” FROM NEW ALBUM
LAURA JEAN UNVEILS THE DREAMY POP OF “TOUCHSTONE” FROM NEW ALBUM

The most impressive aspect about Melbourne artist Laura Jean’s decade long career is her ability to create just the right musical imagery for what she is lyrically expressing whatever style or approach she chooses to use in doing so....

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POLE SIBLINGS RELEASE EMOTIONAL NEW SINGLE
POLE SIBLINGS RELEASE EMOTIONAL NEW SINGLE

Pole Siblings, the synth pop project of Finnish sister/brother duo Sofia and Johan Stolpe have released the dramatic and emotion charged second single ‘How Low’ off their forthcoming EP Sköljer bort dig. It’s undoubted highlight is the spine tingling...

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MARIA USBECK UNVEILS WORK OF MUSICAL DUALITY
MARIA USBECK UNVEILS WORK OF MUSICAL DUALITY

Brooklyn based artist Maria Usbeck has been busily working away creating new material for a new album to follow up Amparo, her excellent debut from 2016. Her first cut to surface since then however, ‘Bosque De Bambú’, a splendid...

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BRETT DROP ROMAN CANDLE FROM NEW HALF EP
BRETT DROP ROMAN CANDLE FROM NEW HALF EP

Readers of this blog know we’ve had a massive crush on the exquisitely delivered 80’s pop stylings ex DC and LA based pop auteurs Brett since they released their amazing self titled debut in 2014. We had a tiny...

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TWO NEW TRACKS FROM BLOOD ORANGE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH
TWO NEW TRACKS FROM BLOOD ORANGE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Earlier this month Dev Hynes’s Blood Orange project shared two brand new tracks, ‘Christopher & 6th’ and ‘June 12th’ as part of a playlist called Black History for Black History Month. The first rests on a loose not fully...

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GWENNO EXPLORES HER CORNISH IDENTITY ON LE KOV
GWENNO EXPLORES HER CORNISH IDENTITY ON LE KOV

“What if your mother tongue is an ancient language or a land that you’ve never lived in whose native speakers have broken 200 years of silence”, Gwenno, Hi A Skoellyas Liv A Dhagrow, Le Kov. Our first week back has...

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TOP 100 TRACKS OF 2017
TOP 100 TRACKS OF 2017

100. Wawa By The Ocean Mary Lattimore (USA) From the album, ‘Collected Pieces’, Ghostly International Mary Lattimore Facebook Audio Stream 99. Koca Bir Saçmalık Jakuzi (TUR) From the album, ‘Fantezi Muzik’, Domuz / City Slang. Jakuzi Facebook Official Video 98....

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