Song of the Day: Damon Albarn – Polaris

The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows had initially been inspired by an orchestral work of Icelandic landscapes. Last year, during the lockdown, Damon Albarn got closer to music, giving life to 11 tracks that explore themes such as fragility, loss, birth and rebirth. The result is a collection of songs in whichContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Damon Albarn – Polaris”

Song of the Day: Clide – Kitchen Floor

Kitchen Floor is inspired by a drunk fight. Here’s how Clide introduces it: «Spilled a bottle of feelings’ is about saying things you didn’t mean, or even some hard truths you should have kept for yourself, and being left with the unrepairable mess afterwards. It’s a song about knowing you’ve gone too far and feelingContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Clide – Kitchen Floor”

Song of the Day: SnoopLog – Lost in Transition (feat. Théo Perek)

The Rennes duo ventures into electro, jazz, trip-hop and more generally abstract hip-hop. With a certain flair and a precise sense of production and aesthetics, he then rewires all these influences in his machines to produce loops in perpetual mutation. In the wake of Abstrakt Keal Agram, SnoopLog relaunches exploration of this composite and fascinatingContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: SnoopLog – Lost in Transition (feat. Théo Perek)”

Danny Starr – Losing Sight

London born and bred, Danny Starr has cultivated a talent for dreaming up attention-grabbing melodies and thought-provoking lyrics. Often heard blending the raw, heartbreaking emotion of inspirations such as Amy Winehouse and Ben Howard with the fine storytelling of Passenger or the Arctic Monkeys. The themes of his music often touch upon love, space, heartbreak,Continua a leggere “Danny Starr – Losing Sight”

Song of the Day: Empath – Diamond Eyelids

Empath goes far beyond the sound of birds faintly chirping. They’re a band that writes songs like communing with nature, bringing all their fuzzed and tripped out idiosyncrasies into harmony. Empath began in 2016 when Garrett Koloski, Emily “Jem” Shanahan, and Catherine Elicson moved into a house in West Philadelphia together, with Randall Coon joining shortly after. Even with the simple visionContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Empath – Diamond Eyelids”

Song of the Day: Edwick John – Erató

Edwick John released Erató, a tune that’s astral. When it starts, you can appreciate the green and blue aura filling perfectly every seconds of it. The background begins to vibrate, while other percussions fill the void. His soul, at the time of being at its climax, explodes in a soft but rhythmic rhythm, with aContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Edwick John – Erató”

Song of the Day: The Brokers and the Wall Street Band – Red Crow

The Brokers and the Wall Street Band is a musical project by Giuliano Taviani and Carmelo Travia together with Diana Tejera, born in 2021. It is a tribute (affectionate and playful) to garage rock punk music with reference to groups such as Velvet Underground and the Stooges. No other words, just enjoy Red Crow!

Song of the Day: Native Soul – Teenage Dreams

Pretoria-based duo Alfred Mhlanga and Kgotatso Tshabalala make contemporary electronic music full of soul and charm. Their debut full-length is a journey through 2020’s bizarre mindscape. The South African electronic music scene was only able to find its stride from the mid-90s onwards. As Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners famously walked their first stepsContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Native Soul – Teenage Dreams”

Song of the Day: Inude – Noisy Floor, Silent Room

Inude are an electronic trio born in Puglia in 2014. Inude is the profound union of the three musical souls of Flavio, Francesco and Giacomo who have given life to warm electronics, with soulful and romantic tones. In 2016 they released their first Ep Love Is In the Eyes Of the Animals and started aContinua a leggere “Song of the Day: Inude – Noisy Floor, Silent Room”