“The more I step into my authentic self, the easier it is becoming for me to uphold my boundaries, but sometimes it’s still incredibly hard, and sometimes I still forget myself and give away my power. But I keep trying to come back to the commitment I’ve made to myself.” After around two years we catch up with singer Ayelle again to talk about her beautiful new song “Girlfriend”, that is about learning to set boundaries in relationships and redefining what it means to be a girlfriend.
“I connect with music that invites escape—songs that paint a picture of a place not yet explored, one that provides a retreat from reality. My hope is to share some of the worlds I’ve discovered with my own music to offer the same sense of departure and exploration for others.” announces Los Angeles based producer and multi-instrumentalist, Charlie Maynard alias MAYN.
Undertow – the latest melodiously song of German singer and songwriter Andre Westerholt alias Coumarin, deals with being stuck and letting go. Themes that go well with the autumn mood, just like all trees cast their leaves, releasing something or somebody is very important and inevitable to human life too.
“This photo shoot was done in a beautiful townhouse in the heart of Bedford–Stuyvesant, a neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, just before…
“Stay basic and honest. Pretty much all a music video should achieve in the end. Showing a bit of our world.” That´s the message Markus Nikolaus wants to deliver with his latest video release for his new song HOLD ME CLOSE, in which they re-created the vibe that you feel when you are with friends.
“The story presents lazy days spent chasing sunshine and getting lost in the crystalline waters of the island. Here in Mallorca, time moves slow and the rhythm of the day is guided by the tides moving in and out. A soft escape into a world of hedonism and an exploration of inner dialogues. A come-back to simplicity and to the richness of nature. The luxury of time. Long days flavoured by the color tones of the Mediterranean coastline, the texture of limestone rocks and the embrace of the light from this mystical island.”
Melbourne based producer and artist Life is Better Blonde (LIBB) recalls the dreamy soulful electronica meld with his new track ‘Habits’.
In her new single ‘Into Your Head’ Amsterdam based singer and songwriter Noha Saré takes the listeners on a spiritual and sensual journey. With her love for experimenting with different styles, different sides of herself, and various colors of her voice, she creates an incredibly lush soundscape that showcases her gentle, delicate voice and lyrical abilities. She tells: “Into Your Head is about this manipulative little voice in my own head that makes me feel small and the world around me bigger, more toxic, more dangerous.”
Italian photographer Davide Bonaiti loves black and white photography, storytelling and fashion. A timeless blend. Together with model Sofia, he was inspired by a night at the party. “She prepares a martini, tries on new lingerie, and immerses herself deep in the Milanese nights.”
The eclectic singer-songwriter, performer and multi-instrumentalist Sam Himself is an artist who clearly has a deep awareness of the fact that rock music is often attached to a bunch of clichés. “Anyone who makes rock music today, as I do, has to be aware of the genre’s hangover. All the pomp, pathos and excess, which is why rock’n’roll is always declared dead, quite rightly.”
For their latest music video The Stone Souls once again teamed up with director Tyler-Marie Evans and gorgeous actress Alina Lee. ‘I thought I found someone’ is a melancholic, charming Nancy Sinatra-style track straight from the 60’s. The song tells the story of an abandoned woman who looks back on a lost love when she receives a letter from her former lover, she doubts whether she will read it…
Singer, songwriter, producer and all-round artist Jozem is no stranger to diving deep into the psyche of oneself. Venturing in between the folds, he depicts and dissects the many layers, thoughts and feelings we traverse as human beings on the planet at this time. Referring to his own unique journey throughout this life he writes with flair, depth and sophistication often channeling lyrics via a philosophical and spiritual lens.
“Inspired by the magic that golden hour creates but at the same time photoshoot being held in just a small, but cozy apartment created a really beautiful and aesthetic look. This was a great experience to find a way to feel free and confident in front of the camera. And a perfect way to make memories to which you can look back.”
“In my inspiration process, I work in different ways: Sometimes I start from a face and build a character around it, find the right place, the style,… Sometimes I work the other way around: I take inspiration from a place that creates a character and try to find the perfect profile for it.” tells us French photographer Agathe Karsenti about her newest set with Chiara Janssen of See Models. A poetic, soft series, full of mellow colors and dreamy moments.
This was already a month ago, and so we decided to shoot in her apartment a series full of strength, vulnerability, self-love, fear and longing. An intense desire to live, to dream, to love, to sleep, to laugh, to cry, to feel, to read, to see, to imagine, to remember, and to make art.