TOP 15 SONGS OF 2020 – Elke’s Picks

The past year, I was drawn to optimistic, positive, and dreamy fare, from acoustic folk rock to intricate electro-pop. These are my Top 15 favorite tracks and the order is no ranking but what I find a nice playlist flow. Please enjoy and follow/share if you like what you’re hearing.[…]

Oliver’s Top 15 Songs 2020

Mïrändä – Stay Von Sell – Want Carly Shea – Forever Half Waif – Ordinary Talk Sandmoon – Angels Fenne Lily – To be A Woman Pt. 2 Patricia Lalor – Alone Odina – Please Giungla – Walk On The Ceiling Yodashe – Take Time Kelly Lee Owens – Night[…]

Cate Von Csoke 2020 Visions

“Visions For 2020” – an Eclectic Holiday Playlist by Cate Von Csoke

We are going into the last month of 2020, a year like no other. And while for most of us the holidays are very different from previous years, one constant remains: music is an important ingredient for the season. With that in mind, Australian, Brooklyn-based singer, songwriter Cate Von Csoke[…]

Top 15 Songs of 2018 – Oliver’s Picks

Here are my favorite 15 songs of 2018. I could listen to the playlist on repeat. Give it a try on Spotify or Apple Music – you may love it too! TT – Mykki Album: LoveLaws (Apple Music | Spotify) Song Pick Steady Holiday – Who’s Gonna Stop Us Album:[…]

PLAYLIST: A glamglare holiday

Maybe I haven’t paid much attention previously, but I am surprised how much fresh holiday music – originals and newly imagined classics – arrived in my inbox this year. So why not give your holiday playlist a new spin by sprinkling those eleven songs among your usual favorites? Or savor[…]

NEW MUSIC: Hero Fisher – Lonely

This is a track that keeps you mesmerized until its dramatic fade-out after around four minutes. I’ve been following London-based singer/songwriter Hero Fisher since last summer and ‘Sylvie was one of my favorite tracks of the year. Good to hear that there is a new album “Glue Moon” on its[…]

Oliver’s Top 15 Songs of 2017

I am a fan of the album format and I don’t believe that albums will die anytime soon or ever. Still, choosing my favorite music in terms of full-length albums feels increasingly restrictive. Much new music is released on EPs and one-off singles. And then, as much as I enjoy[…]

PLAYLIST: Gordon Raphael’s Top 10 – (solo debut album “I Sleep On The Radio” out 10/27/17)

Gordon Raphael is best known having produced The Strokes’ first demos and their debut album “Is This It”.  The rest is history… He also produced the music of “this unkown Russian girl” Regina Spektor. Another huge success. In addition, Gordon Raphael worked with acts ranging from Damon Albarn, Ian Brown, the[…]