Dal 2020 This Is Pop? è anche un blog musicale che tiene d’occhio i nuovi artisti e riscopre gemme preziose dal passato.
Since 2020 This Is Pop? is also a music blog that keeps an eye on new artists and rediscovers precious gems from the past.
Maxton Hunter is a producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles, California. He release the Ep Paradise Syndrome that contains this great tune with the featuring of Lucy Branch. Enjoy!
E poi finisco per amarti is the first single that anticipates the release of Motta’s third album. The Italian songwriter returns with new music after three years from Vivere o Morire. The single paves the way for a record that Motta has worked on over three years with a great production work and involving ItalianContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Motta – E poi finisco per amarti”
Here’s a Milan based indie band that contains all the members’ contradictionsof completely different musical backgrounds such as Father John Misty,Mumford & Sons, National, Ben Harper, Pearl Jam. The band told us: «20149 Milano is the first single taken from our forthcoming concept album. It will feature one song for every decade of our fictionalContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: The Ghibertins – 20149 Milano”
It’s been almost two years since Ten Tonnes shared his eponymous debut album back in 2019, which The Maccabees’ Hugo White produced. Here it comes another beautiful song, that the boy explains in these terms: «I wrote this song last summer and wanted to write something huge inspired by my favourite indie records from theContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Ten Tonnes – Everything You Got”
Three years after their first Ep Unknown Man On The Moon, Why Elephant is back at it. Their new Ep Today is full of energy, and never forgets aesthetics: there is of course some catchy guitar riffs and powerful vocals, but also strong traditional blues influences and a sharp sense of writing, following the pathContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Why Elephant – A Pair”
Brazilian act Little Gigi shared this indie-pop gem a couple of weeks ago and you cannot miss it. Here’s what she said about it: «Whether or not the song talks about a person you are starting to know, who is emerging a feeling. This is the vibe I try to go through with This isContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Little Gigi – This Is Not A Love Song”
Sparkling pop punk and glorious refrains are the basement of this great tune from Italian band Hearts Apart. It’s All The Same is included in their Ep Number One To One. Here’s how they describe it: «Sometimes we need shadows, darkness, just as an excuse to be sad and depressed. Sometimes we use disappointments asContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Hearts Apart – It’s All The Same”
This band was founded in February 2020. Here’s what Bliss (written 8LIS5) told about the name they chose for the project: «This is a very special state that people feel when they create, make love, have moments of deep faith or simply are in awe of nature. It’s a very special and amazing quality ofContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Bliss – Faded Wisdom”
Tired Cossack is a solo project by Stephen Halas. Here’s what he said about the influences of his sound: «Tired Cossack takes influences from post punk and 80s pop artists like the Cure and indie acts like Wolf Parade, while staying true to his Winnipeg roots, echoing folkier tones reminiscent of Neil Young. All ofContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Tired Cossack – Kv”
Behind Fleur Bleue – named after the French expression that gently mocks soppy lovers, there is Delphine and Vladimir, two musicians that have been playing and composing music since their childhood. When they met in 2019, they found their musical half, dark and bright, and soon started writing songs fueled by their teenage myths. FleurContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Fleur Bleue – Stolt 89”
Mickael Crez, French multi-instrumentalist, started his solo project in 2010 under the name Kesakoo with the release of the album Plum in 2010. He started playing music at the age of five, taking piano lessons at the conservatory. A few years later, the saxophone replaced the piano to become his instrument. The single Nambada wasContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Kesakoo – Nambada”
Tigera is a Pop/Rock quintet based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Much like breakfast cereal, they deliver and energetic performance to fuel your day, and an explosive sound in every bite. Their mission? To make your booty shake and your head bop. The group consists of talented instrumentalists Ben Koshick (electric guitar), Alex James (electric guitar),Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Tigera – Just Like You”
After a foray into Africa, a trip to Japan with the composer Jun Miyake, a collaboration with Loy Ehrlich and a few concerts in France, Ignacio Maria Gomez now materializes the fruits of the first cycle of his life on Belesia, a very personal first album which brings together ten pieces composed between 2009 andContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Ignazio Maria Gomez – Belesia”
London collective Folly Group released this great tune. Sean Harper from the band argued: «Four Wheel Drive’s mechanical chug aims to invoke the feeling of alchemy that occurs when we make music together. It’s a kind of sonic metaphor for our each being part of an engine—together, we each provide a different service in pursuitContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Folly Group – Four Wheel Drive”
Dublin artist Kojaque deals with mental health in this touching tune. Here’s how he explains it in details: «The track is about growing up. I wrote it on my 21st birthday so it’s a couple years old. I think I was just reminiscing on my childhood, trying to recount old memories. There seems to beContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Kojaque – No Hands”
Quinn Barnitt and Jake Weinberg are Critter and they published a great tune back at the beginning of this month. Since you cannot miss it, here it is. Enjoy!
Dwy wrote one the most important protest songs of this year. Here’s what he said about it: «I wrote Black Boy to make an anthem for people who look like me. Everyday Iʼm bombarded with images and videos of slain young black men and women and it makes me mad, it makes me cry andContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Dwy – Black Boy”
Los Angeles singer-songwriter Wallice released this brilliant single, she describes it in these words: «I found myself at 22 still living with my mom and wanting to move out but not able to quite yet. The specific age 23 doesn’t have any milestones associated with it, but it’s more the idea of just looking forwardContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Wallice – 23”
Los Angeles trio Cannons released their new single. «We’re excited to share our new single ‘Bad Dream’ and hope you find yourself connecting to it as much as we have been during this time of such uncertainty in the world,» said the band about it. Enjoy!
Paris-based artist Léa Beneteau released this pop gem included in her stunning debut Ep Is It Today Or Tomorrow. Here’s what Luha said about it: «I wanted to express this feeling of vagueness and uncertainty that we can have at certain moments of our life or of relationships. I wrote it during the lockdown, andContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Luha – Still The Same”
London singer/songwriter Aaron Kieran Neville gives us a taste of Motown in this new single about trying to make yourself an artist. Enjoy!
Tim Fischer and Marcel Niebuhr from Germany are Pillow Dog and they released this beautiful track from their last Ep Happy Heart Attack Vol. 1, a mixture of bedroom pop, garage rock and new wave. Enjoy!
Sanremo is an Italian institution and the exposure that songs and artists that participate at the music festival is very high during the week of the show. This is why we kept a beautiful song from Sicilian songwriters Colapesce and Dimartino and decided to spread it after a couple of weeks. But time does notContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Colapesce/Dimartino – Musica Leggerissima”
Let’s go back to 2020 just to make you listen this pearl from Norwegian genius Red Moon. In Dreamer Florence Welch and Woodkid fight for a glimpse of light. Here’s what the artist said about the song: «I consider myself a sceptic and highly curious semi-realist and this paradox is explored in the lyric’s examinationContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Red Moon – Dreamer”
Hertfordshire alt-pop artist Low Girl released this flamboyant and energic single. Here’s what she said about it: «Above all, this song is a plea to be heard and understood. It’s about destroying the planet for wealth that you don’t take to your grave. And it’s to remind myself to fight apathy whenever I feel itContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Low Girl – Big Now”
Blazar is an artist, producer, and sound designer. He shared his message for the new single Enough: «The song is really about the zeitgeist of the world, we’ve all had enough, 2020 was hard, it felt like collective anxiety on a global level as we all sit in isolation.» Enjoy!
UK-based indie songwriter Amber Jay released this obscure and fascinating single and you cannot miss it. Here’s what she said about it: «The House is a menacing, raw and psychological track about a mutual understanding with someone who is going through something you’ve experienced. It explores the idea of being caught in a crossroads, when youContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Amber Jay – The House”
Tipa Tipo is a Latinx retro pop duo from Perù and Ner York City that fuses the spirit of 70s soft rock with a modern analog production style. Their debut Ep, El Chari, will be released in June, 2021 – an homage to the electric pianos and lush arrangements of California yacht rock, but reimaginedContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Tipa Tipo – Voy Por Ella”
The New York band Small Black just released its new single and you cannot miss this liquid dream. Josh Kolenik from the quartet explains: «The Bridge was the first track we wrote for Cheap Dreams, emerging from a piano motif & post-punk bass line into a propulsive beat that marks new ground for the band.Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Small Black – The Bridge”
«For us, ‘Heartbroke’ isn’t just about one of our experiences with someone we loved. It’s a combined reflection from all five of us on those relationships that drove us absolutely nuts. When you love someone so much, but you know you’re going crazy trying to make it all work.» Here’s how Columbus Ohio-based indie bandContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Clubhouse – Heartbroke”
Michelle Zauner will release the first Japanese Breakfast album since 2017. Jubilee will be out on June 4 via Dead Oceans, and Zauner said that she’s «never wanted to rest on any laurels. I wanted to push it as far as it could go, inviting more people in and pushing myself as a composer, aContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Japanese Breakfast – Be Sweet”
Damen from Sweden are the band that you need to follow. Their single Waste of Time is beautiful and here’s how they describe the clip you find down below: «The music video for Waste of Time is made in our rehearsal room. Our idea was to create a live feeling and that is why weContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Damen – Waste of Time”
«I joke that my music is too electronic for indie kids but also too indie for electronic kids. I like to combine indie-pop and Edm into something surreal and unique. My music makes you want to dance, but has a deeper message about loneliness and confusion if you read the lyrics…»; Paper Idol‘s words areContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Paper Idol – Tightrope”
Chicago multi-instrumentalist Sam Cantor released this single contained in his upcoming album Tethers. Here’s how Minor Moon describes the tune: «On this song, ‘Under an Ocean of Holes,’ I was trying to dive deeper into the experience of a separation with a partner that was defined by confusion and a sense of being lost. AContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Minor Moon – Under An Ocean Of Holes”
New York artist Kinlaw released her album that contains this beautiful track. Here’s what she said about the record: «I only allowed myself to write this track while I was moving forward physically, I turned it into a bit of a game; there are many mental games woven through all of the tracks, really, butContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Kinlaw – There She Is”
Canadian band Dad Sports released their new single, here’s what Miguel Plante of the bedroom pop three piece said: «I wrote the chorus for this song 2018, before dad sports was even a thing. I had just met Keith, Alex had just picked up the bass, and I was just beginning to write music. IContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Dad Sports – Nrvs Again”
Vancouver-based solo project Echo Frame released this dazzling tune. Taking inspiration from all corners of the music world and swirling them into a bottomless pot of indie, soul, surf-rock, disco and more, Echo Frame invokes a blissful, genreless euphoria as he unlaces his narrative of romantic infatuation. Partnering funky guitar lines with dreamy vocals andContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Echo Frame – Red Carpet”
The grandson of legendary activist and originator of Afrobeat, Fela Kuti, Made Kuti now proudly steps into the limelight bearing his family’s torch, pushing the brand of infectious grooves and social consciousness that his grandfather and father (four-time Grammy nominee Femi Kuti) pioneered into exciting and modern new territory. He’s a stunning multi-instrumentalist who hasContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Made Kuti – Free Your Mind”
Percussionist Brijean Murphy and multi-instrumentalist Doug Stuart from Oakland have just released a beautiful single. Murphy reflects about the video in these terms: «My visual art style really developed when I began making hand-drawn flyers for a nightclub in Oakland. I hosted a recurring jazz night every Tuesday for a few years. The bands wereContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Brijean – Hey Boy”
Perth pysch band Mt. Mountain released this beautiful single. It will be part of the album Centre and here’s how Stephen Bailey from the Australian five-piece describes it: «The album for me, lyrically, is mostly about my experience of religion. It explores these concepts and the rules that were told to me from childhood toContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Mt. Mountain – Second Home”
The third in a string of new releases from alternative Irish songwriter Orian (Joey Ryan), What Pulls You is an introspective ode to loved ones and self. It follows Grateful, a poignant track about letting those close to you in. On the new single, Orian tackles the darkness of inner battles and how much betterContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Orian – What Pulls You”
New York synth-pop artist Young Borra published this sparkling single. The song follows the previous tune Do We Belong Together?, a «quintessential song about everyone’s relationships: the good, the bad, the ugly – would you be happier to stay together or if you were to part? It’s a perfect question to ask during all theContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Young Borra – U Get What Y Pay 4”
Chicago artist Fruit Baits released this beautiful single. Eric D. Johnson describes it in these terms: «The Balcony is a song about patience in isolation, waiting for the world to change while staring out at an empty street. So, in Annie’s words, ‘We created an alternate world – in our basement – where crowded clubs,Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Fruit Bats – The Balcony”
On April 30th, 2021, Sub Pop will release Indian Yard, the debut record from Sitka, Alaska project Ya Tseen. Band founder, Nicholas Galanin is one of the most vital voices in contemporary art. His work spans sculpture, video, installation, photography, jewelry and music; advocating for Indigenous sovereignty, racial, social and environmental justice, for present, and future generations.Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Ya Tseen – Close the Distance”
Island are back with a new single. Speaking about it single the band say, «Octopus describes the feeling of looking back on rebellious teenage years from a time where an impulse to cause trouble has been replaced with new sentiments. It’s about the conflict felt as a musician between wanting to grow older and wiser andContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Island – Octopus”
Tarek Musa – formerly of Spring King – has released a new Dead Nature single, here’s what he said about it: «Red Clouds is about those dewy-eyed experiences we have of love, of people moving on, of moments you truly don’t want to end, I was listening to a lot of lo-fi 80’s music, theContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Dead Nature – Red Clouds”
An electro base, a loud bass, a funky guitar, the track produced by Frédéric Lo and recorded with the help of touring musicians of Étienne Daho is a dancing, cheerful pop, designed to reconnect with the dance floors. The clip, shot in scope and in slow motion on a magnificent wild beach in Camargue (Mediterranean),Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Hum Hum – Monkey Song”
Swedish band Melby released this beautiful single a couple of weeks ago and here it is how the quartet describes it: «Old Life consists of an upbeat, sort of entangled, rhythmic foundation, playing against gloomy and almost dreamlike melodies on top, it sounds a bit like flying, looking down at the landscapes and people passingContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Melby – Old Life”
Los Angels act Finn Harry made his debut with this tremendous tune. The 23 year old artist mixes acid guitars with a great hook, electronic backgrounds with punk attitude. It will remind you the crazy world of Beck or the golden pop made in Black Keys. Well, enjoy!
Australian band The Lazy Eyes released this mind-bending single and you cannot miss this vintage psychedelic trip. «We always end the live shows with this one, it’s so fun and loose,» guys said about the tune. «Even if our pedalboards have melted and our amps have caught fire, we always trust this song to bringContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: The Lazy Eyes – Where’s My Brain?”
American/French duo Freedom Fry released a couple of weeks ago this electro-pop track. «Le Point Zéro is about beginning again and not viewing setbacks as failures», said the band about this charming track. Enjoy!
Now led by Julia Daigle and Pierre-Luc Bégin, Paupière is a glamorous and flamboyant duo from Montreal with an underground sensuality that creates pop music that is both naïve and profound. Mixing English synth-pop and French chanson, the “neo-romantic” duo lets us hear echoes of Human League, Deux or Depeche Mode in their work. TheirContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Paupière – Coeur monarque”
London based artist Poppy Ajudha comes back with this hypnotic single. Here’s what she said about it: «Self-directing was really fun, I’m a control freak so it was great to get stuck into all the facets of making a music video. Choosing the team, the makeup looks, directing the styling ideas, writing the narrative, workingContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Poppy Ajudha – Weakness”
Australian trio Daste released this single that you cannot miss. Callum MacDonald from the band explains :«This song came about shortly after everyone was coming to terms with the severe necessity of isolation. Not being able to leave the house forced us to start writing songs and ideas on our own which we could eventually work on together. I immediately felt as if IContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Daste – Somebody Like You”
London trio Benin City released the gorgeous single Freaking You Out. Joshua Idehen from the band explains: «I wrote it as a soundtrack to Doomscrolling – a ‘Doomscrolling disco’, if you will. Staring at Twitter, constantly refreshing the screen for the next bit of bad news to blanket over me. Worldwide it’s felt like an even moreContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Benin City – Freaking You Out”
Swedish dream-pop trio Vivii just released this beautiful single. Here’s what the band says about the tune: «On a rooftop in Brooklyn two years ago we had a farewell party to some good friends of ours that had joined us on tour. The three of us ended up alone, like we do most of the time… itContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Vivii – One Day”
Stuck Pig is the second release from Bristol-Born producer and songwriter Sam Jackson’s solo project, Einsam. Written between 2016 and 2020 whilst living in Vienna, the song is shaped by a rising intolerance and the atmosphere of increasing polarity across the continent. In sound it’s a return to Bristol’s trip-hop and dub heritage, with shadesContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Einsam – Stuck Pig”
Formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, Swine Tax is the creative voice of Vince (lead vocals and guitar), TK (bass), Charlie (drums) and Euan (synth and guitar). A close-knit group with a strong musical chemistry, the band continues to hone an acerbic rock sound that takes cues from both UK post-punk and US garage rock. SwineContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Swine Tax – Johnny”
What if The Smiths could rehearsal with Real Estate? Here’s the answer. The quintet from Washington Color Palette released back in 2020 the single Distance, and you won’t resist to this indie rock pearl. Enjoy!
Uk duo Gold Spectacles released this beautiful song back in 2020. They say about the single, «We like to write a certain degree of juxtaposition into our songs. Lothario is an upbeat track on the surface, but if you dig deeper, you discover it’s riddled with dark undertones and flawed characters. This reflects the narrator’s blind loveContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Gold Spectacles – Lothario”
«This song is about No Regrets, breaking out and shining your light for the world to see. I had been going back and listening to a lot of my favorite bands like Oasis, Catherine Wheel, The Stone Roses, etc., so there’s definitely a nod to the 90’s in this one.», here’s how Erica Driscoll fromContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Blondfire – Marigold”
Blanketman from Manchester is a band that you should follow. Here’s their single from 2020. Adam Hopper, the vocalist, described it with these words: «After a troubled lost summer, we felt we needed a new advert for British exceptionalism and the Brit abroad.» Enjoy!
Here’s the second time in a week that you will read about Jack Tatum (Wild Nothing), well… waiting for his personal comeback, you can listen to another song with his featuring. This time he contributes with backing vocals to the supersonic single Listen!!! by Aly & Aj. The song is «a reminder that you mightContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Aly & Aj – Listen!!!”
Bristol-based band Home Counties released this great tune. Singer Will Harrison commented: «Synths and drum machines were already something we were very keen to explore and 2020 provided us with an unexpected amount of free time to experiment. We dialled the disco influences up to the max and totally embraced that 70’s-cop-drama vibe for thisContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Home Counties – Modern Yuppies”
Austin-based musician Molly Burch released the single Emotion, with the feature of Wild Nothing, the dream-pop act Jack Tatum. Burch explains: «the theme of the song is about feeling a spectrum of emotions, embracing that sensitivity, and using it as fuel to create something positive.» Enjoy!
Canadian band Plants and Animals released in 2020 this great song and if you missed it, here’s the video. The single appeared on the album The Jungle, and it’s described by the band in these words: «We started working on this a couple of years ago. Warren [the frontman] was afraid for a friend’s health.Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Plants And Animals – House on Fire”
Joshua Idehen met Alabaster De Plume at Total Refreshment Centre, just before it closed as a live venue. They shared demos and jammed over tea. They asked James Howard to play bass. They visited Marysia Zofia Osuchowska and she played Harp. Donna came over one time and whistled but stuck around on drums. Raimund Wong madeContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Calabashed – Take It Outside”
Dutch four-piece Banji shared their debut single Listen back in 2020. Here’s how the band describes it: «the instrumental to this track felt very lively and energetic. There are a lot of little elements hidden in the music, almost as if they’re constantly trying to talk through each other. I took that concept and picturedContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Banji – Listen”
California-based bedroom pop act Cameron Lew shared back in 2020 this great tune and its groovy texture is the best antidote to survive this week. Enjoy!
Miami Horror is an electro pop project led by Benjamin Plant who embodied his love for The Church with this brilliant cover. «Back 2010 we were asked to cover one of our favorite Australian songs. We chose Under The Milky Way by The Church, it represented many things that we love in music,» says Plant.Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Miami Horror – Under A Milky Way”
French indie pop/surf pop Beach Youth released a month a go this tune. It is taken from their forthcoming debut album Postcard, which will be out in February 19 2021 via Music From The Masses. Enjoy!
The alt rock band from Brighton released back in 2020 this beautiful tune. Having spent the past year piecing together their own home studio and playing on London’s live circuit, Midlight merge Radiohead geometry and introspective lyrics. Enjoy!
Cassia from Macclesfield shared the past month this cover of the great tune by Arlo Parks and this combo will drive you crazy. Here’s what the band said about it: «The song Hurt for us describes how constant change can cloud a persons judgement and how easily you can slip back into feeling lost. ThisContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Cassia – Hurt”
Los Angeles-based band led by Clementine Creevy released this tune some weeks ago, here’s how the singer describes it: «Rabbit Hole is about clawing back my identity, I often find myself acting a certain way to get someone else’s approval. Then it’s hard for me to find myself again. That’s what I was meditating onContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Cherry Glazerr – Rabbit Hole”
Still looking back to 2020 with this single from Rory Ferreira, the rapper formerly known as Milo. Leaving Hell was published just before the pandemic explosion, and here it is in order to exorcise the beginning of this year. Enjoy!
Waiting for brand new songs to share with you, let’s go back to the past months and try to listen to some tunes that could have missed. Here’s Boston-based post punk band Sweeping Promises with a song that mixes 80’s nostalgia, Diy attitude and a great feeling with the dancefloor. Enjoy!
Back to October 2020 this New York indie band released a song that – in Argonaut & Wasp words – is a crazy dream: «Imagine sitting in the backseat of a car with Smash Mouth’s Steve Harwell (but is he really Guy Fieri?) dressed up as Sergeant Pepper ripping down ‘66 with Mike D asContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Argonaut & Wasp – Pretend You Know”
Four-piece Los Angeles duo Slugs released this single a bunch of weeks ago. Super Sane contains words that can be the perfect soundtrack for this new year, where – as you will see on the cover of the week – hope will be the key word. So, wishing you all the best for this 2021,Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Slugs – Super Sane”
Oakland act Doug Stuart released this single and it’s the perfect way to end this awful year, enjoy it!
Darkside are the duo made up of Dave Harrington and Nicolas Jaar. Inactive since the end of their tour in support of their debut album, Psychic, the group reunited in 2018 to begin writing new music. In December 2019, after more than a year of work, Harrington and Jaar finished the second album, which wasContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Darkside – Liberty Bell”
David Lynch would be proud of him: Rahm mixes dark sounds with industrial and even metal shreds. Here’s The Thunder Peal Of Spackle On Drywall, a journey to a personal maelstrom that will swallow you in his magnificence. Enjoy it!
Montreal band Pottery released debut album Welcome To Bobby’s Motel, here’s Hot Heater. The single has been described by the Canadian ensemble with these words: «While there are hints of environmental themes on this one, we mainly wanted to make a disco song with a robotic feeling, something that could be easily chanted. Austin wasContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Pottery – Hot Heater”
Kent songwriter Matt Wills will charm you with this pop song lying on a dancefloor. Here’s the last suggestion of the week, but fear not: songs of the day will continue from Monday to Friday, no matter if Holydays or global pandemics will happen. Enjoy!
Australian act Matt Black realeased this sensual R&B tune, and you won’t resist it. Here’s the perfect smooth mood to deal with these strange last days of a very wired year. Just relax and enjoy it!
London-based singer-songwriter Laurel realeased two months ago this great retro pop tune and here it is in case you missed it. Enjoy!
Congolese band Jupiter & Okwess releases Bolingo, featuring Brazilian artist Rogê. Born after an experimental process, the samba-inspired single is the opening track of the new Ep, packed with references to African music. Bolingo is an ode to a life full of love, and full of discoveries. Enjoy!
La Loba, is the impactful new single of French-Venezuelan singer-songwriter La Chica, featured on her Ep out since 12/4. It’s the result of a spiritual awakening after the loss of her brother. With latin rythmic, offset structures, stattered hand-claps, 4-chords piano riff, La Loba is the story of a mother wolf bringind the dead backContinua a leggere “La Chica – La Loba”
London based artist Blossom Caldarone returns with a song that tastes like an exotic flavour full of rythm. Here’s how she describes the single: «Girlfriends is a song based on my experiences with men I am close to, and how their fear of speaking out about their difficult feelings has affected our relationships. It letContinua a leggere “Blossom Caldarone – Girlfriends”
Manchester band Loose Articles released a 7″ that contains the single Up the Disco, here’s how they describe it: «With the world going to Hell in a handcart it’s as good a time as any for ‘Up The Disco’ to bring those sweaty, alcohol infused nights at your favourite indie disco, straight to your home.Continua a leggere “Loose Articles – Up the Disco”
Chicago band The Foons shared this ethereal single that will bring you the best soundtrack for these last weeks of the year. Enjoy it!
Welsh guitar pop act published this delicate single, and it will charm you a lot. Here’s what she said about it in a recent interview: «The track is about coming to the end of my tether with people who have been disloyal. Sonically and in terms of songwriting this track is quite a new eraContinua a leggere “Gillie – Leaving Alone”
Hebden Bridge band The Lounge Society shared this astonishing single, here’s what they say about it: «Burn the Heather is a song deeply rooted in where we come from. The lyrics are our interpretation of some of the darker aspects of where we live, and our personal reaction to them. Musically, Burn the Heather isContinua a leggere “The Lounge Society – Burn The Heather”
Albuquerque artist Gentry Haukebo dropped this hip hop song that will put a smile upon your face. Enjoy it!
Nashville rock band Spoodee Boy led by Connor Cummins shared this garage gem, and you won’t resist to its energy and punk attitude. Enjoy it!
Los Angeles band Cryogeyser shared another single from their sophomore album Love Is Land, it will charm you with its 90’s taste and energy. Enjoy i!t!
New Zealand artist So Below shared this dreamy pop song and you cannot miss it. Here’s what she says about the album that contains it: «I’ve worked on this album over the space of 4 years, all while being self employed as a way to fund it. I make very little doing music, and moneyContinua a leggere “So Below – Fool (feat. Tom Young)”
Dutch songwriter Lieke Heusinkveld shared a beautiful lo-fi ballad, here’s how La Loye talks about it: «As a teen I was always searching for any sort of buzz: going out, roaming the city with friends, that sort of thing. Even though I seemed to enjoy most of it, there would always be this underlying senseContinua a leggere “La Loye – I’m Still Asleep”
Italian band Inude shared last month this indie-electronic gem, a sparkling journey that follows inspired guitars and spacey landscapes. The trio talked about the single explaining: «When the loneliness gets the better of you and other people’s approval no longer eases your insecurity you have two choices: the first, you can hide away in silenceContinua a leggere “Inude – We Share”
Named after his Britain’s National Health Service, Nhs is the new single from Northampton irreverent act Slowthai. It anticipates his new album Tyron, out 2/5 via Method/AGWE/Interscope. Enjoy it!
Missoula (MT) based indie rock band Arrowleaf brought to life this bedroom pop pearl, a bittersweet song in which all the talent of these guys is shown. Let them hypnotize you with indie guitars, horns and an intimate voice. Enjoy it!