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NEW & NOTABLE: OCELOT (FIN) – MÄ VOIN OTTAA SUN IKÄVÄN POIS

Last week saw Helsinki avant-garde pop outfit Ocelot release their debut EP Mä voin ottaa sun ikävän pois (loosely translated as What Can I Take Away). The trio centre around the songwriting, piano and idiosyncratic voice of multimedia artist Emilia Pennanen and the EP itself on four tracks penned a number of years ago. About […]

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: WEYES BLOOD (USA) – TITANIC RISING

April, 16, 2019. Titanic Rising Weyes Blood (USA) Sub Pop Mini-review, tracklist, album stream and links to buy in our Album of the Week section here. Watch the music videos from the album below. VIDEOS Andromeda Weyes Blood (USA) From the album, ‘Titanic Rising’, Sub Pop. Audio Stream Titanic Rising by Weyes Blood Official Visual […]

NEW VIDEO: WEYES BLOOD (USA) – MOVIES

Watch the amazing new video for ‘Movies’, the nostalgically ironic new single from Weyes Blood. Natalie Mering, the super talented American artist behind the moniker stars and also directs. Just superb. ‘Movies’ is the third single from Mering’s upcoming new album Titanic Rising and follows ‘Everyday’ which we featured here and first single ‘Andromeda’. The […]

OUT OF THE RUINS COMES AN AWAKENING; THE DEBUT EP FROM GINEVRA

Back in late January we featured ‘Lips‘ from Italian electronic folk artist GINEVRA in our Folk/Country Singer-Songwriter/Chamber Pop playlist on Spotify. Fragile yet determined, it was the second single to feature from then forthcoming dreamy debut EP Ruins which finally surfaced in full last Friday. That and the hauntingly surreal debut single, ‘Forest‘ from the […]

NEW INDEPENDENT FOLK, COUNTRY & SINGER SONGWRITER – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST UPDATE

Now into his third decade as the quinessential independent music artist, Los Angeles based singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird is set to release the self-deferentially named My Finest Work Yet his twelfth solo album. The swooning ‘Manifest’ is the second taste from it and heads up our current New Independent Folk Country and Singer-Songwriter […]

ASTRID SWAN AND STINA KOISTINEN UNITE IN LIFE AND ART FOR SYMPTOMS & MANAGEMENT

Acclaimed Finnish artists Astrid Swan and Stina Koistinen (Color Dolor) have joined forces for a new experimental and chamber pop project simply named Swan/Koistinen. Due to deliver their debut EP in May titled Symptoms & Management, last Friday saw them release ‘Diagnosis’, its sparse and surreal but richly intense first single. An experiential and personal […]

WEYES BLOOD DROPS NEW SINGLE, VIDEO & ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM

Weyes Blood, the project of California based artist and singer songwriter Natalie Mering, this week announced the title and release date for her forthcoming album Titanic Rising, her first on Sub Pop Records. It follows up the excellent Front Row Seat To Earth she released on Mexican Summer in early 2016. To coincide with the […]

VIRGIN POOL ANNOUNCES ENDLESS EVENINGS

We first drew our readers attention to Virgin Pool, the experimental DIY electronic and folk project of Los Angeles based composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Christine Aprile, last March when her track ‘Cloak & Dagger‘ appeared on the very first Holodeck Records compilation, the bursting at the seams with all things good in cutting edge 21st century […]

TOP 100 TRACKS OF 2018

111. The New Is Not Born Yet La Fraicheur (ENG) From the album, ‘Self Fulfilling Prophecy’, InFiné Music.  Audio Stream Self Fulfilling Prophecy by La Fraicheur 110. Good To You Kate Teague (USA) From the single, ‘Good To You’, Muscle Beach. Audio Stream Good to You by Kate Teague 109. Tiki Taka Tom Demac (ENG) […]