All posts tagged: experimental

Anna von Hausswolff’s ‘The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra’ is Haunting and Amazing

Gothenburg-based artist Anna von Hausswolff will release her fourth LP ‘Dead Magic’ on March 2nd via the City Sland imprint. Setting the tone of what’s to come, she has unveiled her new single ‘The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra’. Hitting with post-apocalyptic and haunting sonics, von Hausswolff’s in your face vocal delivery is instantly commanding and chilling in the same breath. ‘The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra’ is quite the treat.

Högni ‘Komdu með’ Video

Dreamy, mountainous landscapes, fire blazes and horse riding – in terms of a high level video, Icelandic artist Högni has definitely delivered and then some. Co-directing the video for his track ‘Komdu með’ himself along with Máni Sigfússon, the artist uses the surroundings of his native country to stunningly coincide with the impact and surreal elements of the song itself. ‘Komdu með’ is taken from Högni’s latest album ‘Two Trains’, which is out now.

CLANN Shares His Brilliant Track ‘Closer’

An overall renaissance man creating art with music, film and multimedia, Sebastian McKinnon aka CLANN, is set to release his new album ‘Seelie’ on December 1st vaia House Of Youth Records. Working with vocalist Charlotte Oleena and violinist Chloe Picard, the first single taken from the LP is the ethereal single ‘Closer’. Cinematic with hauntingly eerily tones, the song falls perfectly in line with McKinnon’s KIN Fables-produced work of breath-taking films and scores.

CHANCES Share Their New Track ‘Rishikesh’

Montreal band CHANCES with their third single titled ‘Rishikesh’. Experimenting with their sound, there is a sense of urgency bursting in the production which dances around looping sample of voices recorded in India. This is their boldest recording yet, and we’re surely hoping that the trio continue moving in this direction. Touching on the song, CHANCES mentioned: “We love this song and feel it has a certain power to it. It’s about choice and intention…the intention to trust your instinct, Read more […]

ColoRising Mixes 35: Sephine Llo

There is a reason why Josephine Lloyd-Wilson aka Sephine Llo has been heavily praised and supported by magazines around the globe and entities such as BBC Radio 3 – she is just that good. Classically trained on the piano and violin, not to mention singing itself, her music is rich with arrangements, bursting with a vivid beauty like a musical painting. Hard to place in one category regarding genre, that is the magic in itself, it’s not simply pop or post-classical, it’s just well… Sephine Llo.

ColoRising Mixes 35: Sephine Llo

London, UK There is a reason why Josephine Lloyd-Wilson aka Sephine Llo has been heavily praised and supported by magazines around the globe and entities such as BBC Radio 3 – she is just that good. Classically trained on the piano and violin, not to mention singing itself, her music is rich with arrangements, bursting with a vivid beauty like a musical painting. Hard to place in one category regarding genre, that is the magic in itself, it’s not simply pop or post-classical, it’s just well… Read more […]

Benjamin Clementine ‘Jupiter’ Video

London artisan Benjamin Clementine explores the American south west in his video ‘Jupiter’. Directed by Lola Schnabel and shot in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Clementine dances among the lush, mountainous landscape whilst swinging an American flag. He also does things like visit a fair, all the while flamboyantly dressed and delving into the idea of Americana. The song is taken from his critically-praised second LP ‘I Tell A Fly’. Have a look.

ColoRising Mixes 34: BDY_PRTS

BDY_PRTS are the Glasgow-based duo comprised of Jill O’Sullivan and Jenny Reeve. Whilst their music is dubbed electro future-pop, the visual and performance aspects of the group are also what complete the overall experience. Releasing a batch of fire hot pop records including their latest cut ‘Warrior’, their sound is experimental yet accessible, producing a picture perfect balance, with the artistry always at the forefront. BDY_PRTS will release their debut album ‘Fly Invisible Hero’ on November 24th via Aggrocat Records.

Doldrums ‘Limerence’ Video

To call Montreal-based artist Doldrums’ new video ‘Limerence’ trippy, would be an understatement. Directed by David Kleiser, the black and white shot vid contains clips of Doldrums flying through space and landing on another planet to a flower-like ship bursting through his chest. Yeah it doesn’t get much stranger than that, but you’ll find yourself strangely hooked on the visuals from start to end. The track is taken from his current LP ‘ESC’.

Stream Evelinn Trouble’s Lush Single ‘Sunset Everytime’

Swiss-born, now Berlin-based singer and artist Evelinn Trouble continues to push through any boundaries of normality with her latest single ‘Sunset Everytime’. A woozy and hazy taste of alt-pop, the song is the closing of a chapter and the start of a new beginning, which was a manifestation in Trouble’s personal life. Swaying 50s guitar riffs coincide with light drumming as the song morphs into a haunting dreamlike state.