Saltwater Sun made a nice wave into music with their 2015 EP ‘Wild’. Making their return in 2018 with their current single ‘The Wire’, the band serves up buzzing shot of alternative that is glistening in production courtesy of Alex Loring. Led by the spicy vocals of Jen Stearnes, ripe melodies are met with epic build-ups which make ‘The Wire’ one grand handing. Have a listen.
There have been a slew of great bands coming out of Brooklyn over the past number of years. Belle Mare are among that pack who have been releasing brilliant recordings for literally five years. Comprised of Amelia Bushell and Thomas Servidone, their latest work is the melodic track ‘Liars’. Encompassing everything from alternative to psychedelic with a added peppering of dream pop, this moody and utterly atmospheric cut is an audible journey of pure pleasure. Check it out. Read more […]
Making their debut at the end of 2017 with their track ‘Heaven’, NJ/NYC rockers The Nectars unveil their second single ‘I Want It’. Lifting the energy levels sky high, the spunky alternative meets punk cut is packed with revving guitar riffs and feisty vocals. Adding a 90s grunge layering on top, The Nectars are coming in full force for 2018. Stream ‘I Want It’ down at the bottom. Read more […]
Chicago band Company of Thieves have returned following a hiatus since the release of their 2011 album ‘Running From A Gamble’. Their new EP ‘Better Together’ comes behind the members’ solo works in between the 7 year absence. Comprised of five songs, two being live recordings, EP finds the band back in their zone, weaving a tightrope around alternative and indie pop. ‘Better Together’ in itself is a testament to the group’s magic that has stretched for over a decade.
One of the albums that we’re looking forward to in 2018 is Anna von Hausswolff’s ‘Dead Magic’, out March 2nd via City Slang. Having previously shared her incredible single ‘The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra’, the Swedish artist now unveils the video. Directed by Anna’s sister Maria von Hausswolff, the haunting imagery stars Siri Wigzell, who walks through the night to dig up Anna von Hausswolff from a burial. Von Hausswolff then runs up the road like a zombie regaining life. It’s a chilling piece. Have a look.
Having released her EP ‘Something American’ back in 2017, London-based alt rocker Jade Bird now unveils her new single ‘Lottery’. Following up her previous track ‘Cathedral’, Bird’s latest recording is a vibrant hybrid of indie folk and spirited alternative. Singing of the tales of discovering love as well as the loss of it, ‘Lottery’ is a spunky and bold offering from the promising artist.
Ms Mr frontwoman and Neon Gold Records founder Lizzy Plapinger has released her debut solo EP ‘Bolt In The Blue’ under her moniker LPX. Comprised of six tracks, the record was executive produced by James Flannigan and features the track ‘Tremble’. Musically LPX explores ranges including high impacting alternative and dark pop. With each song a continuous blow to the chest, Plapinger’s raw and uncompromising vocal delivery backed by sharp and stunning instrumentation that teeters between perfectly calculated and chaotically hard-striking, ‘Bolt In The Blue’ is a brilliant release that will have replay value for quite a long time. Preview the EP down at the bottom.
Los Angeles-based singer Spelles walks a perfect line between power-packing soul and dark alt-pop. Initially making her entry with the song ‘Dead In The Water’, she made an impressive follow-up with the epic tune ‘Teach Me How To Pray’. Refusing to slow down one bit, Spelles now hits the world with another grand cut titled ‘Light Me On Fire’. Skyrocketing with beyond incredible vocal delivery, the haunting mesh of hand-clapping soul and eerie rock-topped pop is monumental in sound, flying in Read more […]
Hailing from Viterbo in Italy, trio Black Mamba are group who are pumping out high level alternative with punch. With a strong following in their country, the band have released their new album ‘Heritage’. Comprised of ten songs, the album fuses the members’ diverse musical background into one pristine package of alt goodness. Poised to storm the international arena, Black Mamba have shared a stream of ‘Heritage’ which you can preview down at the bottom.
Hero Fisher is not just an artist whose memorable birth name implies a destiny of greatness, yet rather one that has already begun to show the world her majestic creativity through music, as well as visuals. Her voice is beyond gorgeous with a vivid and imaginative songwriting ability that has been compared to the likes of giants such as Leonard Cohen. Based in London, the Parisian-raised act confidently defies the idea of music genres, creating more of a soundscape that is fitting to the mood of her story. The package is a weaving journey that is powerfully driven, and one where the listener comfortably submits to Fisher’s command of the destination.