SOLAI’s latest video for “Islands in the Sun” can be viewed over at Exclaim!
“Los Angeles artist Chris Pope makes wonderfully breezy guitar pop under the name SOLAI, and his new video for single “Islands in the Sun” reflects those sounds perfectly.” – Josiah Hughes.
Spirit Plate’s latest video for their track “Broken Prose” can be seen and heard over at Pancakes and Whiskey.
“The song begins with a loud proclamation that “dreams come true, but not for you,” echoing the overall theme of the video. Then the music starts in full, with tribal like drums and a rocking flute that sways perfectly with the guitar’s loosely-strummed chords… To create music you can dance to is the goal of the Brooklyn Band, and “Broken Prose” does exactly that.” – Shayne Hanley
Gianna Lauren’s latest single – which will be released on April 7th – can be heard over at NPR’s All Songs Considered
“Canadian songwriter Gianna Lauren begins “Mistakes” with ominous bass and woozy guitars that shift in steps and to complement her bright vocals and sporadic electronics.” – Bob Boilen
Perdido Key’s new gem of a track “Lost Is Found” can now be streamed over at The Fader.
“When you listen to “Lost Is Found,” just imagine yourself in a small Brooklyn DIY space with intoxicated dancing bodies by your side moving with the beat.” – The Fader
Check out Bogan Via’s “Runnin” over at Gold Flake Paint. “Runnin” is off of Bogan Via’s MADLY EP which came out on March 17th.
“Led by a wonderful haze of vocals – both a charming lead and a patchwork of backing vox – the track is infused with a weighty sense of evocation which is initially lost in the dazzling display of it all.”
Grace Vonderkuhn’s latest single, “Saints With Death Wishes” is streaming over at NOISEY.
There is something beautiful, slightly messy, but absolutely charming about Grace Vonderkuhn and her new song “Saints with Death Wishes.”
Check out the latest single from Toronto duo VOTIIV right now over at GoldFlakePaint!
“Presented as a layered and densely chaotic display, the track finds something of a balance thanks to Duma’s hypnotic lead vocal which reigns in the fluid electronic backdrop that threatens to swallow all around it.”
Estonia sound-sculptor Macajey returns with his latest single “Rrrumpus,” which is streaming now over at The Line of Best Fit!
“If you’ve ever wanted a soundtrack for flying, if indeed you can fly, then this is the song for you. If not, you can imagine what it might be like to duck and dive through islands of cloud on the backdrop of a blue sky when you listen to it. The bristling percussion gleams out with the galloping beat, providing the kinetic treadmill on which the shoegaze-esque washes of sound ride upon like a hang glilder on thermals.” -Russell Thomas, The Line of Best Fit
Macajey’s upcoming album Let’s Go is set for release on March 24th. Pre-order the record here!
Baltimore multi-instrumentalist Austyn Sullivan, aka Soul Glimpse, is about to release a new full-length titled A Seed Was I?. Check out the title track along with a great interview over at IMPOSE!
Portland electro act Psychic Rites released their Singularity EP today via Wave Pop & Aural Sects. Check out their brand new single “Elohim” over at GoldFlakePaint, who call it “a dazed and endearingly vibrant new cut which forces a bellowing lead voice in to the dense electro-leaning web of the supporting instrumentation.” Have a listen below.