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Whispering Sons - Irina Atanasiu - Pete Gardiner

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Whispering Sons power up on 'Hollow' a splendid rocker of a song, where the haunting vocals and Gothic vibes are resplendent. I have to say I am very impressed with Irina Atanasiu's two songs shared below, forget how young she is, this is gorgeous material, that's superbly produced. It was back in 2016 that we featured Pete Gardiner (I genuinely thought it was just a few months back - time flies) anyhow he is back with 'Dangerous People' and it's a rather good song, to say the least.

Whispering Sons - Hollow.

With Whispering Sons’ debut album – Image – the Brussels-based band with Limburg roots hit one out of the park. Their first major release since the EP Endless Party (2015) took fans and critics by storm, which was soon also to be reflected in the Belgian Ultratop charts.

The album came in at number six in the album top 100, and the single ‘Alone’ was voted first place by listeners for the hit list ‘De Afrekening’ [The Countdown] on Studio Brussel for f…

The Last Bees - Another Sky - Sofia - Vilde

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The self titled E.P. from The Last Bees comprises of six unashamedly Beatles influenced songs, and what's more each one is a delight to listen to. A couple of days after the music video for 'The Cracks' was put out and Another Sky are already well into the thousands of views, this is a band getting considerable attention for all the right reasons. From Finland we have Sofia and 'Heavy' the title track from her E.P due next week, this smooth and engaging song bodes well for what's to follow. 'Sardines' from Vilde is just so likable, the video adding even more, if this is weird pop, then I am all for plenty of weird pop.

The Last Bees - The Last Bees (E.P).

Countless bands have cited the Beatles as inspiration, but few have recaptured their early sound with the same attention to detail as The Last Bees.

Milwaukee-based Ian Ash grew up soaking up the sounds of Summerfest every year and it wasn’t long before he was a fixture in bands that were grabbing suppo…

Anna Wiebe - Jeanines

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Anna Wiebe provides her personal background for the new song 'Fortune' below. Her vocals are beautifully engaging, the musical backdrop adds power on what is a folk piece plus some fine rock vibes. Jeanines share a vibrant indie pop song with 'Either Way', it's catchy, melodic and has just enough emotional edge to make it really stand out.

Anna Wiebe - Fortune.

“Fortune” is about trying to break free of a cycle; about growing up and the feelings of frustration that come with that process.

This is the first single I’m sharing off of All I Do Is Move, my second full-length that will be out this coming July. The album focuses on cycles, and the mental growth and movement that comes with life’s lessons.

I wrote “Fortune” at when I was working at Lake O’Hara, and recorded the demo during my first week at the lodge. There was no internet or cell phone service out there, so I had a lot of time to sit with what I had written. It gave me time to process exactly what I was sa…

Mangoseed - Ben McKelvey

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Mangoseed have shared a video for 'Still Believe' of which vocalist Nicholai La Barrie comments - “This video is our homage to our mothers and grandmothers, and a calling out of the Home Office for turning its back on the immigrants who built the country. The woman in the video spent all her adult life in and paid taxes in a country that is sending her away. The legacy of the Empire is that the people you ruled come to live next to you, they are you.  And the video is about the importance of community, against the backdrop of a country that is actively breaking the community.”

Ben McKelvey is a notable folk rock musician with the song 'Wild Child' pushing the rock aspect to the fore with a feisty uptempo and very catchy vibe.

Mangoseed - Still Believe.

About ‘Still Believe’ - “I am pondering the world we are in and looking at the chaos and uncertainty of it all. And in America, where once Martin Luther King dreamed, it feels like that dream is lost to tyrants, racists a…

Lenny Bull - Saxsyndrum - Blushing

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Less than a month since we first featured Lenny Bull she returns with 'Somebody's Girl' a really fine song with just a hint of The Pretenders in upbeat mode, a compliment if ever there was one. Live electronic trio Saxsyndrum's brand new album is streamed in full below, their genre spanning music based on sax, drums and vocals is well worth digging into. 'Dream Merchants' from Blushing mixes shoegaze vibes, ethereal vocals and a feisty guitar rock feel that collectively work wonders.


Lenny Bull - Somebody's Girl.

The the new video for "Somebody's Girl" (the latest single) has just been released. With her debut EP “Sharp Teeth” Lenny Bull gives an honest, witty insight to her musings with timeless songwriting.

Inspired by early punk records from the 70’s and 80’s, Lenny Bull gives a vibrant twist to a vintage sound.

Her music has an innately retro feel, laced with chorusy guitar hooks, punchy drum fills, and driving bass lines. Sometimes misch…

Bloom - Wovoka Gentle - The Leisure Society - Insomniac Bears

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The dual vocals weave around each other beautifully on Bloom's new song 'Ground', whilst the musical backdrop adds further depth. It's our forth feature for Wovoka Gentle as the trio continue to create gorgeous music, and their debut album 'Start Clanging Cymbals' is due in June! The Leisure Society have just released 'Arrivals & Departures' a double album (streaming in full below) that is packed with fine tunes and variety. 'A Nod In The Darkness' is a fabulous song from Insomniac Bears, where the vocals and musical arrangement compete for our attention throughout.

Bloom - Ground.

Co-fronted by telepathic, harmonising best friends Emily Cluley and Megan Clifton (both on vocals, guitars & keys) - alongside Jamie Keogh (drums) and Scott Jones (bass) - Brighton-based Bloom is a culmination of entwined passions: layered harmonies, 80’s synths, heavy dance rhythms, a touch of bubblegum pop, PC Music, love, the universe, moss, thunder, lightni…

Grizzly Coast - KEYS - William Steffey - Super Paradise - Candy Says

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Grizzly Coast shares a personal yet resolute song that engages from the opening notes. KEYS gutsy rock and roll is to the point and wonderfully stripped back on 'Black and White'. The album 'Reality Jockey' by William Steffey is presented in full below, as he takes us on an impressive musical trip across genres and styles. '6:30' from Super Paradise is a whirlwind of instrumental garage rock interspersed with electronic moments (yep you'll have to listen). Candy Says electro pop has a moody feel on 'Gravity' as it's intricacy and hooks work wonders.

Grizzly Coast - Half-Light Boy.

My new single, “Half-Light Boy,” is about the sobering realization that not every person you encounter will have the same heart as you. Someone else’s lack of care for you is often due to something lacking in them – it is never an expression of what you deserve.

I was walking home from the grocery store one evening, lugging way too many bags for one girl to carry comfo…

ROCH - Mark Corrin - James Parm - Cold Reading - Ruthie - Emily Jean Flack - Sam Valdez

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ROCH has released Blackbird a compelling and atmospheric song with her remarkable vocals adding so much more. 'You've Misjudged Your Jacket Again' is one grand song title and Mark Corrin's wry comedic observations remain intriguing to say the least. James Parm has a new album called 'Oh My Darling' (which you can stream in full below), it's a creative and genre spanning affair and a fine listen at that. 'Through the Woods, Pt.1' from Swiss alt rockers Cold Reading mixes melodic hooks with notable rock vocals as the band deliver an uptempo rocker. Ruthie has already gained the attention of BBC radio stations among others and 'Spirit Now Moves' pretty much explains why, this is one excellent song. Emily Jean Flack shares a live in the studio version of 'Throwing Shapes' where some Irish musical influences are present, however her creative and genre crossing delivery makes the song rather special. Finally today we have 'Turn' fr…

Little Pale - Imperial Daze

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Ahead of her debut single Little Pale sets expectations high with an imaginative and blissful cover version of  'I Wanna Be Adored', this is very impressive! Imperial Daze have shared a live in the studio version of 'Minding The Haze' from their 'Surface Sensibles' E.P due out in June. The bands psych pop/rock is tight and polished and more importantly extremely engaging and rather pleasing.

Little Pale - I Wanna Be Adored.

Little Pale, so-called due to her stature and pallor, is a songwriter based in South East London. Like many artists, she dipped her toes into musical waters at an early age, only to be scalded by overwhelming self doubt; she retreated into her shell.

Later writing poems in her mid-20’s to ease anxieties, she started singing and learning the piano again, eventually putting her words into melodies.

Ahead of her upcoming debut single, she shares this re imagining of the Stone Roses ' I wanna be adored' as an introduction to her sound an…

Team Me - Masasolo - Famous - Skye Wallace

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Indie band Team Me share a rousing electronic piece where synths, smooth vocals and a catchy melody come together in style. From Denmark we have Masasolo and 'You Got That Something' a song drenched in fuzzy guitars and a psych vibe. 'Jacks House' from Famous is wonderful, disturbing and just plain out there, that said it is massively addictive. Skye Wallace serves up a potent rocker with 'Suffering For You' her vocals adding depth and emotion.

Team Me - The Future In Your Eyes

Only a brief moment after their comeback single, Team Me reveal their second single of 2019 ‘The Future In Your Eyes’, out now via Propeller Recordings. 

‘The Future In Your Eyes’ is an electronic bop ironically tinged with nostaglia, apt for reminiscing in the sunlit spring evenings. Leading man, Marius Drogås Hagen of Team Me reveals the tale of romance behind the track; "set in a distant post-apocalyptic future, ‘The Future In Your Eyes’ tells the story of two cyborgs. They‘re fi…