Today we are pleased to premiere the debut release ‘elevate in the village’ by mynameisleonidas. The artist does not (yet) give any insight into his life and himself. Neither where he comes from nor anything else. For now a big secret remains around mynamisleonidas, and the only revelation is the music he shares with the world.
In Diamond White’s Los Angeles apartment, Keitaro Cloward and her give a small peek into the thoughts that grew into the song and visual “Secondhand” and how they brought it from an idea to an end creation.
After their debut single ‘Counting Down The Suns’, the London / Berlin indie-pop duo Ex en Provence is back with a new song. This time they strike a different note and, inspired by the 60’s, made a love letter for a different era, accompanied by a charming video by Indian director Tanmay Chowdhary.
“Where I’m from, you gotta respect everyone cause you don’t know who’s who.” We got the great opportunity to catch up with Los Angeles based musician Tdot Illdude to find out more about his video for ’Smoking Good’, stereotypes and how his roots influenced him as a person.
Berlin based alt-pop singer-songwriter NOVAA returns with her new song ‘She’s A Rose’, out of her forthcoming album which will be released on 16th July. A gentle song with a touch of tenderness that slowly becomes more intense.
Brandon and Savannah Hudson have been making music together for pretty much their entire lives. Still just 23 and 21 years old respectively, the duo is absolutely rolling. Just last week they dropped their newest mixtape, tape 003.
German producer and DJ Parra for Cuva drops a cinematic video for his new track “Her Entrance” – a colourful piece that creates an intense and rhythmic feeling. The video was directed by Japanese-Brazilian filmmaker Rodrigo Inada, and in it a young woman sets out in search of her fleeing bird throughout Berlin.
“The most important thing for me is to live my greatest dreams out. My life is very different from how it started so it’s real important for me to find love, peace, and freedom.” We had a chat with the talented artist about his decision to become a musician, the challenge of releasing an album during the current difficult times and why it is so important to him to live his greatest dreams out.
Sometimes we just love those cozy days listening to emotive music, dwelling in memories or daydreams. Sophie Blair’s new single ‘Close Quarters’ accompanies our daydreams today. It’s a rich, emotional song, infused with viola and Sophie’s incredible voice.
Without a doubt we can say that music has been our lifesaver during those times and as spring is arriving all over the place we can feel the awakening rhythm of nature catch on with us. Talking about rhythm: We surely can’t sit still when listening to Swedish dance-pop producer Discrete latest single “Drown in Me.”
At the intersection of anxiety and harmony comes Tom Odell’s forthcoming LP Monsters. The celebrated indie crooner levitated to fame at the ripe of 20 years old with his award winning EP Songs From Another Love followed by his debut album Long Way Down. The two projects came equipped with award-winning accolades, sync deals, and the widely-accepted notion that he was an alternative mainstay. But status and stardom are not all that they seem.
On “Yours” feat. Arctic Lake, ZHU’s pensive keyboards shift to a simmering rhythm as he trades vocals with the amazing talent Arctic Lake, evoking the uneasy tension between love in the moment and the aching for love everlasting. The official video, directed by Yan Bokhanovich and produced by Daniel Shapovalov, takes inspiration from the classic Alfred Hitchcock film Rear Window and further explores the voyeurism of ZHU’s “ONLY” video.
“I was diagnosed multiple sclerosis at the end of my stay in Paris. The “illness of a thousand faces” made me think a lot about the different states of sanity I’ve experienced throughout my years on this planet and I’ve put these emotions into my Bouncy Castle. ” tells the young and talented Swiss & Angolian artist Dino about this brilliant track, that capture us right away.
Australian songwriter and producer Maxwell Byrne, aka Golden Vessel returns with a mesmerizing 10-minute song called ‘getforward’ which he co-wrote with a few of his good friends (The Nicholas, Emerson Leif & Japanese Wallpaper), and also comes with a short-film which was shot recently in the empty streets of Lymington (UK) by video director Harry Deadman.
The Panama-born, Texas-based “Disco Maniac” is back with a viber of a new single in “Shaggy Dynamite”. It’s everything you’d expect from the psych-popster; smooth, fresh, and in the pocket. Thematically it’s about convincing yourself when you’re over someone. In his own words, “Faking it ’til you make it.” Furthermore it’s the second in a slew of singles he’ll be releasing of a brand new EP that he’ll be unveiling later this year.