“2020 is a year of uncertainty and confusion. I think it’s cool to give presence to yourself outside of the internet. I’ve been trying to relax more and just take in things around me.” We sat down with talented producer and artist Shawn Wasabi.
Khazali’s minimal and warping summer track is a departure from his bedroom chill-pop. ‘Writing this helped me move on from a bad mind-space whilst holding onto my feelings’, says Khazali on his third release You’ll Be the One, which drops on our favourite Parisian label Kitsuné Musique. Perfect sound to start your weekend off right.
We’ve all had that feeling before – stuck in a rut, not knowing how to take the rollerskates off. Indie pop’s favorite bad girl Sizzy Rocket comes to terms with that on her new single “Rollerskating”. It’s a refreshing change of pace for the singer-songwriter, a mellower side she hasn’t shown much of since she emerged in the mid-2010s.
We’re always curious on new artists. And Los Angeles based singer and songwriter Avgust Reign definitely caught our attention. Enjoy this fresh breeze oft soft vocals and sonorous sounds.
We are happy to premiere stellar South African artists Ryan Murgatroyd and Sobantwana and the release of their brand new Wooma EP, which is coming out on July 10. The hypnotizing sound picks you up in order to take you away from your daily routine – and we immediately drift along in a music of the spheres.
If you’ve got the summertime blues, Zanski is here to dispel them. Not only is his groovy new EP Upon Frigid Water is a rather danceable affair, it taps into some of the most human themes; purpose, life as a journey, and facing down your demons. Its appealing, but also gratifying.
The Swiss electro-pop quintet known as Alois recently released a record called Azul. It’s a collection of sweltering, moist tunes with something of a Balearic streak. It’s the type of music that sounds like it was recorded with deep-summer abandon in mind, which it probably was. And it definitely hit that sweet spot between analogue instrumentation and synths and drum-machines just right.
These are the perfect songs to soundtrack your summer moments. Australian artist Akurei is back with stunning three new songs that make up his SEROTONIN EP, which is said to be the first of three eps that he has planned for release in 2020.
“I don’t have a set plan of how I want it to lay out since it’s not fun if I am formulating a plan for my life.” We had a chat and photoshooting with LA-based producer and DJ JVNA.
The self-proclaimed “trash-laden Brat Pop” artist is no stranger to the strange; just weird enough to be cool, without sacrificing accessibility. Her new single “Dagger” is just another great example of that. Melodically it’s a punch to the teeth, and in terms of vibe, its produced as well as some of the world’s biggest pop records.
Nana Adjoa has a voice that can melt hearts and we are happy that she returns with ‘Throw Stones’. A The talented Dutch singer and songwriter joined her first band as a teenager, choosing to play bass because, “every other instrument had been claimed”.
The picturesque and multilayered five track EP titled Soulitude by Australian/Iraqi producer Motez is one of the most capturing release in a while. Composed in response to the global mindset of isolation, the project is a sensitive, minimal and emotive ambient work, encompassing his own experiences and the natural human responses to seclusion.
The Los Angeles based singer-songwriter has recently unveiled her debut album “Everywhere I Go,” an effort that’s been several years in the making. Paying stark homage to the soul and pop revival of the early 2000s, it’s a storied and thorough collection of real songwriter’s songs. It’s a true album – sonically colorful, and wide in perspective.
“My songs talk a lot about love, sex and sometimes money; the only few things I need.” French newcomer Jäde will steal your heart. The young talent dropped her debut EP “Première fois”. Get to know her through some quick questions.
Melbourne-based, South African-born artist alt-R&B artist Ceeko returns with a soulful new single called ‘Open’, offering listeners the first taste of his upcoming EP ‘Where Do We Begin’. Drawing inspiration from his roots, combining afro-beat rhythms, melodies and spirit with a touch of R&B and Soul his new song is inspired by the challenges in being scarred by previous relationships.