CategorySong of the day

Kan Wakan: ‘Phantasmagoria Pt. 1’

Kan Wakan‘s music CV is the stuff of dreams. Having worked with an inimitable array of artists, he returns with the title track of his new long player. Accompanied by the sumptuous vocals of Elle Olsun, the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra and Ian Chang (Son Lux) on drums, ‘Phantasmagoria Pt. 1’, is an unimprovable aural masterpiece. The attention to…

Basement Revolver: ‘Johnny Pt. 2’

With second EP, Agatha due out July 21st, Ontario trio Basement Revolver‘s new single will pull you into a realm of extraordinary heartache.  ‘Johnny Pt. 2’, feels like sleepless nights pining for the one you love. It’s a book within a song of wanting something so much, but realising you are fighting for what is forbidden.…

JW Ridley: ‘1990’

The most understated songs can end up the most affecting and JW Ridley‘s ‘1990‘ is a welcome wash of visceral layers culminating in an explosive soundscape. His follow-up to ‘Everything (Deathless)‘, manages to create a dramatic elegance which delivers a complete sense of purpose. This is a fearsome journey into a promising career from the…

Slenderbodies: ‘Anemone’

Slenderbodies‘ latest single ‘Anemone’ has this wonderful ability to wash over you in some otherworldly fashion. The Californian duo are set to release an EP through Majestic Casual Records and if this is any indication of what’s to come, they have me hooked.  There is something undeniably intriguing about this, the fluid vocal production and delivery…

Skating Polly: ‘Hail Mary’

How many rising bands can boast that their EP was co-written by two Veruca Salt members? Well, Washington-based grunge trio Skating Polly can! Having already built significant support from fans and music critics following their last album The Big Fit, the band have announced their forthcoming EP, New Trick, set to be released 28th April via El…

Chloe Foy: ‘Flaws’

With its deftly plucked guitar intro, Chloe Foy‘s latest single, ‘Flaws‘ feels as if you are intruding on someone’s precious private moments. A song that meanders dynamically in a way where you feel your eyebrows raise and your heart quicken. Foy is blessed with a stunning falsetto that makes an intermittent appearance and helps make…

CHUMP: At Least We Got A Song Out Of It

Having started out music life as a bedroom project, lead singer Tara Masterson Hally was later joined by drummer Matt and bassist Tony to form a more dynamic CHUMP. With help from Green Door Studios, the trio’s latest 7″ release (via Gerry Loves Records) is a triumphant throwback to 90s adolescence. ‘At Least We Got…

Marnie: ‘Lost Maps’

I  could quite easily rave about my love for Ladytron and how they dominated my playlists when I was younger, like so many others, but I think it’s time to concentrate on Marnie as a soloist and her notable progression as an electronic artist in her own right. ‘Lost Maps’, is the latest single to…

H.Grimace: ‘Call It Out’

With their debut album Self Architect due out in April, London 4-piece H.Grimace have shared their pulsating single, ‘Call It Out’ ahead of its release. A decidedly raw uppercut to the system, it’s the depth, power, and presence of this that provides a true introduction to the band. With a big dose of insta-nostalgia, it’s…

DYAN: ‘What Fiction Is For’

Having already caused a stir on the likes of Spotify with their compelling blend of electronic pop, Canadian trio DYAN have emerged with striking new single, ‘What Fiction Is For’. Beyond the production, this assembles melodies in a fashion that makes them sound unfamiliar and simply, exciting. An elusive haze passes through the arpeggios and…