Song Of The Day

Dal 2020 This Is Pop? è anche un blog musicale che tiene d’occhio i nuovi artisti e riscopre gemme preziose dal passato.

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Since 2020 This Is Pop? is also a music blog that keeps an eye on new artists and rediscovers precious gems from the past.

Song of the Day: Amplitudes – Dimanche Café N011

Amplitudes is a cultural collective, a mixture of energies and influences coming together to offer events in its image and determined to perpetuate a guide in the service of love, music and dance. Enjoy this great tune!

Song of the Day: Tropical Fuck Storm – New Romeo Agent

At the end of August, Deep States will be the third album of the mixed bag that calls itself Tropical Fuck Storm. The Australian band gave us another anticipation of it with the single New Romeo Agent. Enjoy it!

Song of the Day: Martee – Vitriolvm

Martina was born in Catanzaro (It). She has been passionate about music from an early age, starting a constant study of the guitar. She continues her passion singing with his father, until she moves to Turin for her studies where, between a book and the guitar, she dedicates herself to street singing. Here’s Vitriolvm, enjoy!

Song of the Day: Volcanes – Destellos

Let’s go to Chile where the Volcanes published their first single Destellos (Sparkles), a nice tune that’s the best way to start their musical journey. Wishing them good luck, enjoy the song!

Song of the Day: Annna – Sunburn

North Holland singer and producer Annna shared this cool single about the important theme of our planet’s rising temperatures. Enjoy this summer pearl titled Sunburn!

Song of the Day: Partefacts – Time Travel

Berlin-based trio Partefacts is the confetti on your rug, the balloon lingering halfway up your wall. A psychedelic collage of noisy synths, cosmic disco and interlocking vocals, arranged and rearranged until it satisfies our lust for pop. Here’s their sparkling single Time Travel, enjoy!

Song of the Day: Teose – Oh

With a style that combines Soccer Mommy’s 90’s alternative musical packaging and Big Thief’s diaristic alt-folk lyrical storytelling, Glasgow-based 3 piece Teose produce a chimerical blend of new wave, dream pop, and grunge. Fronted by writer/producer Melissa Brisbane, Teose have been quietly recording and self-releasing a series of Diy recordings while the world was onContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Teose – Oh”

Song of the Day: The Third Sound – Your Love Is Evol

On August 27th 2021, The Third Sound will release their fifth album First Light on Fuzz Club Records. Dealing in a hypnotic blend of neo-psychedelia, post-punk and new wave, The Third Sound is a Berlin-based band led by the Icelandic musician Hákon Aðalsteinsson, who is the guitarist in Brian Jonestown Massacre and formerly played inContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: The Third Sound – Your Love Is Evol”

Song of the Day: Karamu Afro Collective – Take Me Away

Far from a classic Afrobeat band, the collective emerged from the musical idea of three artists who already had the opportunity to make themselves known to the public and critics under the name Whitey Brownie: Alessandro Trani (drums), Micol Touadi (vocals) and Alessandro Pollio (keyboards). In the collective, in addition to the core, the musicalContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Karamu Afro Collective – Take Me Away”

Song of the Day: Roleplay – The Pain Will Set Me Free

A follow up to her second Radio 6 Music and Bbc Introducing-supported single My Sun, The Pain Will Set Me Free is Roleplay’s upbeat ode to a love story doomed from the start. With her signature blend of lush vocal harmonies and pulsing bass lines, this single showcases Roleplay’s most ‘classic pop’ credentials yet. CinematicContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Roleplay – The Pain Will Set Me Free”

Song of the Day: Corbu, Jimi Goodwin – Lost & Found

Brooklyn dream-psych duo Corbu have teamed up with one of their heroes, Doves frontman Jimi Goodwin. The result is Lost & Found, here’s what Jonathan Graves of the band states: «I wrote the chorus to myself, based on my experience of being adopted at 4 months old. I was kind of messed up and couldn’t calm myself down, and I realizedContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Corbu, Jimi Goodwin – Lost & Found”

Song of the Day: Easy Wanderlings – Makin’ My Move

Having won both National and International awards, the Pune based collective have performed extensively across diverse spaces, from small intimate cafes to major music festivals in the country. Easy Wanderlings were one of the few bands from around the world invited to perform at the SXSW festival 2020 in Austin. In Jan 2020, they wereContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Easy Wanderlings – Makin’ My Move”

Song of the Day: Juliette Ashby and Carmen Pierri – Why

In collaboration with the Swedish music producer duo Roots in a Jar, Juliette Ashby creates bubbling magic in the form of appealing reggae songs with a nice vintage sound. The guest artists Aleks Syntek (Judge in The Voice, Mexico), Carmen Pierri (winner of The Voice, Italy) and Daniel Lemma (Swedish gold-selling artist) make the songContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Juliette Ashby and Carmen Pierri – Why”

Song of the Day: Two Sevens – Two Sevens

London-based indie-electro-pop trio released Two Sevens, the title track from their eponymous mini-album, available for digital download. Here’s how they present the band: «We share a love of ’80s/90s tinged music. Sonya is also an actor and dancer with screen credits galore. Songwriter Matthew has collaborated with Stuart Moxham (Young Marble Giants), Daisy Chute, &Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Two Sevens – Two Sevens”

Song of the Day: The Drums – When I Come Home

The Drums have not returned to enjoy the dazzling aura of indie darlings that enveloped everything they dispatched in their early days. Especially when they unveiled the mini Lp Summertime!, their very early peak: however they get, they never sounded fresher, magnetic and exciting. Their entire discography reserves moments of interest, including Brutalism. Enjoye WhenContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: The Drums – When I Come Home”

Song of the Day: Curtis Harding – Hopeful

Simply calling Curtis Harding a “soul man” feels reductive. Harding’s voice conveys pain, pleasure, longing, tenderness, sadness and strength—a full gamut of emotions. Today his voice takes on an optimistic lilt in his new single Hopeful. Directed by photojournalist Lynsey Weatherspoon, the song’s accompanying black and white video was filmed in the West End ofContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Curtis Harding – Hopeful”

Song of the Day: Happy Pill – Happy

Emerging act from Canada Happy Pill released a new single titled Happy. His bittersweet dream-pop will envelope you so press play and enjoy!

Song of the Day: Nina Roue – Forgetting Fine

Nina Roue is a Cologne based multimedia poet and she released her second single Forgetting Fire which the Song of the Day that opens this week here at This Is Pop?. Enjoy the song and don’t forget to dig our playlists!

Song of the Day: Modì – Il segreto del mattino

Modì is an Italian singer-songwriter, living in Rome. Between 2009 and 2017 he released three albums. His latest work is Tsunami (May 2021), produced by Fabrizio Massara (former member of Italian cult retro band Baustelle). Tsunami is inspired by the multicultural stories of the artist’s neighbourhood and from late ’70s/early ’80s kaleidoscopic sounds. Here’s hisContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Modì – Il segreto del mattino”

Song of the Day: Staircase Paradox – Desktop Exodus

Staircase Paradox is an indie-pop band based in France. Songs range from euphoria to melancholy, in a hybrid style between dream pop, indie rock & shoegaze. Here’s their single Desktop Exodus, enjoy!

Song of the Day: Franc Moody – Tired of Waiting

London based collective Franc Moody (Ned Franc and Jon Moody) released a shimmer single, Tired Of Waiting was born «as a bass line and a trucking groove – said the band – Some Spaghetti Western, Ennio Morricone meets National Rail-style chugging guitar lines followed only to be finished off with some stabbing soul interjections from the colossusContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Franc Moody – Tired of Waiting”

Song of the Day: Mattiel – Those Words

Mattiel, the Atlanta-based band of vocalist/songwriter Mattiel Brown and guitarist/producer Jonah Swilley, return today with two original tracks for Heavenly Recordings, the magnetic new single Those Words and its towering B-Side Freedom Feels. Talking about the track, mixed by David Wrench, Mattiel said: «I think everyone can relate to a song like Those Words –Continua a leggere “Song of the Day: Mattiel – Those Words”

Song of the Day: Frank Brannan – Pub Life

Frank Brannan has just released his debut solo single, Pub Life which he wrote in lockdown to capture the mood of the nation as they eagerly await the re-opening of pubs, being able to socialise again, and devour that all important pint. Enjoy!

Song of the Day: Love Lights Driving – Bandana

Love Lights Driving is a Los Angeles-based band. The group calls their music “Pocket Pop.” Their style fuses elements of rock, alternative, R&B, and pop music with disco, funk, indie, Afro-Latin beats, and the synthesizer and arpeggiator/sequencer driven sound of modern electronica. Here’s Bandana, enjoy!

Song of the Day: Ider – Cross Yourself

Megan Markwick and Lily Somerville are back with a new single. Ider said the tune «is a reflection on how we search for purpose – how we often attach meaning to things or like the idea of something external to believe in, in exchange for believing in ourselves.» Enjoy!

Song of the Day: The Ghibertins – 20149 Milano

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”

Song of the Day: Critter – Pfc

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!

Song of the Day: Cannons – Bad Dream

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!

Song of the Day: Pillow Dog – Discard

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!

Song of the Day: Blazar – Enough

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!