When I should have been finishing up this blog post, I was watching the video for Thorisson's "Rise Up" again, so you all can't say "I told you so" when I wake up with it stuck in my head tomorrow. Icelandic-born, England-living songwriter and producer Thorisson dropped his latest hit (featuring Amanda Bashnakova of BASH!) [...]
You might remember the name Phoenix Lord from a previous post I wrote, or you might know him from the Canadian dance-pop scene (which I am not very plugged into...yet). Well, as promised in the last post, Phoenix Lord has released his latest single "I Believe," with 90's pop diva, Robin S. If you listened [...]
Rising indie-pop-electronic artist Maddi "Mad" Hawkes and self proclaimed "babe rocker" is coming into her own. With a cooler-than-you vibe and an edgy-yet-carefree sound, you can just hear the confidence in her voice. She uses music to unapologetically face the world and to conquer her fears one by one. If you're into St. Vincent, Photocomfort, [...]
Yalmar is the musical lovechild of David Andersson and Emanuel Lundgren, both from Stockholm. Their first single, "DYWS" was released this past July, and already this indie-electronic duo has almost 1,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. https://open.spotify.com/track/3k68HT8sIIlAUlkPHbi2LX?si=rg-7VEOTQvugp39WnWHLJw Bringing together their musical knowledge of bass guitar, trombone, singing, and music production, Andersson and [...]
Is "groovy" still a cool descriptor? If not can we bring it back? Because it's one of the first words that come to mind when listening to composer/producer James Myhill. His melodic sampling coupled with smooth rhythms and haunting harmonies create layered tracks that build towards a larger epiphany of sound. Myhill's rock influences are [...]
Dane Allen, Andrew Gomez, and Evan Thon make up LOYALS, the band from Nashville that's not your average pop group. Their self-titled album--released last week--hits the ground running, waving a banner made of pop sounds from across the board that dance from pop to rock to R&B and back to pop again. The self-titled album showcases LOYALS' musical and vocal range and is sure to shake up the pop scene with its enticingly real sound and, frankly, unfairly catchy songs for any mood.