New Single from Craig Nicholls (The Vines) as White Shadows

'Slip Away' - the second single form White Shadows' debut album ' Secret of Life' -reveals yet another piece of the mystery surrounding Craig Nicholls' ( The Vines) latest project. A cosmic cataloguing of love lost; Nicholls rhymes simple, yearning lyrics, set over elated chiming effects and synths. The result is a hook-filled dance anthem, best … [Read more...]

Canadian electronic duo Cafe Lanai drop new Single

Sometimes we get to hear what the near-future sounds like, and Vancouver, Canada’s Cafe Lanai are just forward thinking enough in their brand of mellowed-out, deep, headphone house to fit that bracket. With their latest effort, the self-referential “Lanai”, we get to hear this mixed doubles duo bliss-out for three minutes before dropping us in a … [Read more...]

Interview with Mark Maze

Hi Mark!  It’s such a joy to touch base with you about your recent album Uncomfortable Truths, which you released this past January, and to find out more about you and your music.  What are the vibes like for you at the moment? It’s all happening and I am genuinely really happy with how the EP has been received. When you are creating, you are so … [Read more...]

Short Takes on 4 Songs

Monks of Mellonwah – “Never Been Good” Australian alt-rock/pop four-piece Monks of Mellonwah has been going strong since 2009, releasing EPs (Stars are Out (2010), Neurogenesis(2012), and Sky & the Dark Night (2013)) and acclaimed debut album, Turn the People, in 2014.  John de la Hoyde (bass), Joseph de la Hoyde (guitar), Joshua Bassari … [Read more...]

EP and Video from Swedish twin sister duo Taxi Taxi out now

Twin sisters Johanna and Miriam recently released a swoon-inducing EP titled Floating Forever on their own Delicious Demon record label.  The 4-song EP is graced by the strikingly beautiful vocals of both Johanna and Miriam and they play the synths and guitar accompaniment that buoys the tunes. The power ballad "Floating Forever"  is out now in … [Read more...]

Short Takes on 4 Songs

Nick de la Hoyde – “The Longest Way” Nick de la Hoyde is a fresh self-starter from Sydney, Australia who’s breaking into the hip-pop world with the sleek, engaging song-rap “The Longest Way”.  Before him music career blasted off, Nick lived for four years in Barcelona, Spain training to become a soccer player.  As a way to vent his frustrations … [Read more...]

Indie electro-pop EP out now from Autumn In June

Since the release of his debut EP at the end of 2014, indie-pop artist Autumn In June has made a significant impact upon the L.A music scene while simultaneously developing an extensive online fan base. His music features an eclectic mix of electronic melodies, hip-hop beats, and soulful lyrics, while maintaining an air of fun as he establishes a … [Read more...]

Short Takes on 4 Songs

Grown Up Avenger Stuff – “Pins” With a slew of accolades, an upcoming album, Eclectica, on the way, and the release of an official video for “Pins”, the members of indie rock band Grown Up Avenger Stuff are keeping themselves in the musical mix.  Deirdre Kroener (vocals), Tyler Thomsen (percussion), Hunter Thomsen (bass), and John Thomsen … [Read more...]

Debut electro/R&B-pop EP from i, us, & we in February

New electro-pop/R&B-pop band i, us, & we will release its debut EP entitled Mono in February Listen to lead singles "Sunday" and "Lanterns" Facebook Floating above a sparse and alien landscape the observer can only do that which they are intended to do. Observe. We see a panoramic photo of a beautifully sparse glacial scene. … [Read more...]

Short Takes on 2 EPs and 1 Album

Little Boots – Business Pleasure EP Little Boots, AKA Victoria Hesketh, strips it back on her latest EP, peddling 4 mid-tempo electro-pop songs that sound like they’re in the demo stage of production.  Maybe too many producers spoil the sonic broth (Com Truise, Jas Shaw of Simian Mobile Disco, and Chris Carmouche), except this time around it’s … [Read more...]