TagHalina Rifai

SHHE: ‘Eyes Shut’

When Podcart first began, Su Shaw was one of the first musicians that shone for us. Aside from her striking vocal, she had this savage determination and that filtered onto her stage. Her live performances were a mixture of poignancy and power. After a lengthy sabbatical, she returns – as SHHE. Taking on more of a…

The New Music Podcast: Episode 7

Podcart’s New Music podcast returns with Halina Rifai and Phoebe Inglis-Holmes! Please listen and enjoy and remember to check out the artists in more depth. You can listen/stream on Acast (below) or subscribe to iTunes. This week’s tracklisting is: Caro: ‘Lick Your Lips’ Edwin Organ: ‘Missing The T’ Elisa & Srigala: ‘Carefree’ Attaque: ‘Over Not Yet’ Nico Cara: ‘Teach Me (feat. Tulka Trio)’…

The LP Records Podcast

This week Halina Rifai speaks to LP Records owner Lorenzo Pacitti. They discuss his love of music, his label, music festivals and much more. Please listen and enjoy and remember to check out the artists in more depth. You can listen/stream on Acast (below) or subscribe to iTunes. Tracklisting: Codist – ‘Perhap’ Pedro The Lion – ‘Secret Of The…

BONZIE: ‘Nettling’

Taken from Chicago-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist BONZIE‘s recent album Zone On Nine, ‘Nettling‘ is a grandiose sweep of sonic majesty.  Nina Ferraro, the 21-year-old behind the moniker, has penned a compelling ballad and one that represents a unique body of work in her long player. Staunch vocal harmonies and string rivulets evolve into an orchestral…

Soleima: ‘Low Life’

Soleima has gained notable praise and support from the Danish press. Ahead of her appearance at Eurosonic this year, the Copenhagen singer-songwriter has emerged with her first release of 2018. She says of the new single, “’Low Life’ is a song about embracing whatever you’ve got in life, and about empowering yourself,” says Soleima. “I had somebody…

The New Music Podcast: Episode 4

Podcart’s New Music podcast returns with Halina Rifai and Phoebe Inglis-Holmes! Here, we select our ones to watch for 2018. Please listen and enjoy and remember to check out the artists in more depth. You can listen/stream on Acast (below) or subscribe to iTunes. This week’s tracklisting is: Slonk – ‘I’m Pursuing A Career On The Outside Of Everything’ …

Saro: ‘Vapor’

LA-based Saro‘s recent EP, Boy Afraid has gained a significant fanbase and with support slots accompanying the likes of Miguel, it’s easy to see what the fuss is all about with latest single, ‘Vapor’. The electro-R&B singer shows a restriction in the burying of emotions underneath its expertly produced layers. Saro explains, “The premise of “Vapor”…

The New Music Podcast: Episode 3

Podcart’s New Music podcast continues with Halina Rifai and new co-presenter Phoebe Inglis-Holmes! Please listen and enjoy and remember to check out the artists in more depth. You can listen/stream on Acast (below) or subscribe to iTunes. This week’s tracklisting is: Jo Mango – ‘As A Child I Awoke’ (Taken from Olive Grove Records Christmas compilation ‘From Olive Us…