VIDEO PICKS: abracadabra, Andy Shauf, Eddie Chacon, mae mae

abracadabra – in a photo Oakland, CA, band abracadabra falls out of the ordinary sonically and visually for their first song, “in a photo.” Disco punk, the duo calls their music, and for the video, they jump into a giant pencil and eraser for a soap box race. Fun fact: the pencil[…]

Abbie Ozard

Abbie Ozard – ford (drive) [Video]

Manchester-based indie pop musician Abbie Ozard loves driving. In “True Romance” two years ago it was a symbol for never-ending freedom. Her new song, “ford (drive),” is about being driven around by someone special and listening to music together – which indeed comes with a special kind of intimacy. Abbie[…]

Sam Himself – Mr. Rocknroll [Video]

It’s a very fine day when a song like “Mr. Rocknroll” drops. Add an aesthetically pleasing and entertaining music video, and your day is made. “Mr. Rocknroll” is the new, absolutely brilliant single by songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist Sam Himself. When not touring, Sam can be found in his home[…]

VIDEO PICKS: Hailey Beavis, mui zyu, Puma June, Thallo

Hailey Beavis – Blackbird Three’s a charm, no? When we make our way through the flurry of new videos, and decide which ones take our fancy, then Hailey Beavis came up the previous couple of months twice already because we simply love what this Edinburgh-based artist does. We dig her[…]

Rose Gray – Promise Me [Video]

British pop singer/songwriter Rose Gray is on a roll, and there’s no stopping. Not only did her super catchy “Prettier Than You” make it into the FIFA 23 Official Soundtrack playlist, but she backed up the playlisting honor with the just released equally stunning and oh-so-irresistible “Promise Me.” When asked[…]


Pitou – Dancer [Video]

Pitou is an Amsterdam-based artist who we fell in love with earlier this year. Her new single “Dancer” is another highlight from her upcoming album “Big Tear,” out in Spring 2023. While the song never leaves its acoustic roots, she and eight musicians built the track out of many different[…]

Anna Mieke

Anna Mieke – Seraphim [Video]

“Seraphim,” the new song by Irish singer/songwriter Anna Mieke is woven out of intricate guitar play and rhythms and will for over five minutes not let you out of its gentle grip. It is one more beautiful single from Anna’s new album “Theatre,” out Friday, November 18. She says about[…]

Nico Paulo – Now or Never [Video]

< ol> Having left Portugal for Canada’s Saint John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, artist Nico Paulo released the mesmerizing and utterly beautiful “Now or Never.” It marks the first single from her upcoming album, out due April 1st, 2023, via Forward Music Group. This is one of the songs I wish[…]

VIDEO PICKS: Awkward Branches, Gal Musette, Nyte Skye, The WAEVE

Awkward Branches – A Frame (Not a Window) Awkward Branches is the new project of singer, keyboardist, and former Fiction frontman Mike Barrett and close collaborator and guitarist Phil Swan. While they’ve been working together previously in various projects, they finally came to the conclusion that it is about time[…]

Jamie Beale – Champagne People [Video]

British artist Jamie Beale released today the sparkling and simply irresistible “Champagne People.” The beautifully upbeat track with just the right amount of wistfulness marks the third single from his upcoming debut album Hello Nimbus, out due November 25th. Asked about “Champagne People,” Jamie says: I feel that we are living[…]