LA psych-rockers Gateway Drugs releases new album “PSA” out now on Future Shock Records – watch the video for ‘I’m Always Around’

Over the weekend (May 8, 2020), LA psych-rockers Gateway Drugs released their long-awaited second album "PSA".   It's their first since their 2015 debut LP 'Magick Spells'.   In an exclusive interview, the band tells Foxes Mag that "PSA" is much more intimate and raw than our first album. All of the songs were recorded live for the most part." … Continue reading LA psych-rockers Gateway Drugs releases new album “PSA” out now on Future Shock Records – watch the video for ‘I’m Always Around’

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Members from 8 Italian shoegaze bands reinterpret UK cult band My Vitriol song “Under The Wheels” – watch here!

Born in 2016 from an idea of Davide De Polo (Depo), a DJ and musician well known in Milan's alternative scene since the early 90’s (founder of bands Soon and Mystic Morning, and of The Persuaders DJset duo), In a State of Flux is an independent touring festival devoted to the growing Italogaze scene. In … Continue reading Members from 8 Italian shoegaze bands reinterpret UK cult band My Vitriol song “Under The Wheels” – watch here!

Drab Majesty releases cover of Blind Melon’s 1992 hit ‘No Rain’ available on Bandcamp

If you didn't like Blind Melon 'No Rain', perhaps you'll like Drab Majesty's cover, released early today (May 1st) to coincide with Bandcamp’s No Fees initiative now.  Nearly a year since the release of their celebrated third album, Modern Mirror,  Deb Demure returns with something unexpected from the archives: a cover of Blind Melon’s 1992 hit “No Rain.” A bedroom … Continue reading Drab Majesty releases cover of Blind Melon’s 1992 hit ‘No Rain’ available on Bandcamp

New online Live365 station This is Chill Radio has been launched – Listen now!

Over the weekend (4/25/2020), This is Chill and the Daily Chill debuted the new Live365 radio station devoted to music featured on thisischill.blog and the This Is Chill on mixcloud.com.  You can either search for This is Chill Radio on the Live365 app or if you don't have the app just type http://www.thisischillradio.com on your … Continue reading New online Live365 station This is Chill Radio has been launched – Listen now!

Avant-Garde Afrofuturist duo Trrmà SHARES ‘Makalu’ Video from upcoming new album “The Earth’s Relief” out May 1st

Experimental, Afrofuturist-inspired producers Trrmà shared the new video for their single, ‘Makalu’. The video was premiered via Music Week last month (March 18, 2020). The track is lifted from their upcoming album, "The Earth's Relief", to be released on May 1st via 577 Records. Speaking on ‘Makalu’, Trrmà explains, "The music and video is our … Continue reading Avant-Garde Afrofuturist duo Trrmà SHARES ‘Makalu’ Video from upcoming new album “The Earth’s Relief” out May 1st

Los Angeles based Frythm shares first single ‘Colors’ from upcoming album “Flow” out May 15th

Late last month (March 26, 2020), multi-instrumentalist producer Frythm debuted his newest single 'Colors' on the website This Song Is Sick.  Click the link for more details. Or watch the video below debuted by Son of Marketing. Its the first single to be released from his upcoming album "Flow" which will be available May 15th … Continue reading Los Angeles based Frythm shares first single ‘Colors’ from upcoming album “Flow” out May 15th

Portland-based Deathlist shares title track from the upcoming new album “You won’t be here for long”

Late last month(March 30, 2020), Portland-based Deathlist, the solo project of multi-instrumentalist Jenny Logan released the single "You won't be here for long", from the new album of the same name, scheduled for release May 29th.  It's the fifth album for the solo project, which continues to combine New Order, Suicide, and the Jesus and … Continue reading Portland-based Deathlist shares title track from the upcoming new album “You won’t be here for long”

Ilja Alexander releases future bass remix for the single ‘Someday’, watch the video here

A couple of months ago, we shared the single 'Someday' from upcoming London based dream-pop artist Ilja Alexander.  Since then, a future bass remix has spawned from it recently (March 16, 2020). Speaking of the remix, Ilja Alexander tells us, "After I first got a listen to the ‘Someday’ Remix, I thought: "Wow, amazed to … Continue reading Ilja Alexander releases future bass remix for the single ‘Someday’, watch the video here

Electronic producer Giraffage releases single and video for ‘Basketball’, one of two new tracks out since 2017’s “Too Real”

San Francisco based producer Giraffage recently released (March 18, 2020) another mid-tempo electronic track titled 'Basketball', released days after the previous new track 'Workout' (March 3, 2020).  Both tracks (released via Counter Records) are Giraffage’s long-awaited follow up to the success of his 2017 full-length, "Too Real".  Listening to 'Basketball', the song admittedly starts off … Continue reading Electronic producer Giraffage releases single and video for ‘Basketball’, one of two new tracks out since 2017’s “Too Real”

Grace Gillespie releases tart and tangy new single ‘Goodbye’ – listen to it here

A week ago (March 5, 2020), Atwood Magazine debuted singer-songwriter Grace Gillespie's new track 'Goodbye'.  Click the link for more on the music artist's follow-up to her 2019 EP "Pretending". Or you can listen to the new single here. Comments Gillespie, “Goodbye” is a song about relinquishing music and giving up the dream, written at … Continue reading Grace Gillespie releases tart and tangy new single ‘Goodbye’ – listen to it here

Chill #68 – new chillwave and shoegaze music from Cathedral Bells, Rev Rev Rev, Peel Dream Magazine plus more

This is Chill Episode 68, or Chill #68 for short once again moves in another direction.  After the new classical, piano and new age influences of Chill #67, with the new episode, shoegaze and chillwave make a return to the show which includes Cassadaga(FL) based Cathedral Bells, who recently had a great record release show … Continue reading Chill #68 – new chillwave and shoegaze music from Cathedral Bells, Rev Rev Rev, Peel Dream Magazine plus more

Dream pop duo The Day cover Lemonheads/Smudge song ‘Tenderfoot’ – watch the video here

European dream pop duo The Day (Laura Loeters and Hamburg based Gregor Sonnenberg) is an up and coming band that has released two EPs and one album titled  "Midnight Parade" in 2019.  They recently released a cover of  The Lemonheads / Smudge track 'Tenderfoot' along with a companion video for it.  With its bright jangly … Continue reading Dream pop duo The Day cover Lemonheads/Smudge song ‘Tenderfoot’ – watch the video here

Grizzly Coast shares lovely dream pop track ‘Forever’- watch the video here

Quick share from Alannah Kavanagh of Grizzly Coast and worthy of sharing to be honest.  I like the Robin Guthrie inspired guitar riffs.  The video was debut Feb 27(2020) on YouTube.  Quote from the artist below. "My new single, “Forever,” embraces the idea that nobody should wait around for someone who can’t make up their … Continue reading Grizzly Coast shares lovely dream pop track ‘Forever’- watch the video here

LA-based producer Robot Koch announces new album “The Next Billion Years” out April 24th – listen to the single ‘Liquid’ from the new album

LA-based producer Robot Koch recently announced a new album to be released April 24, 2020 titled "The Next Billion Years", available from the newly created Modern Recordings.  The German-born artist debuted it from via serialgk.com late January.  Click on the link to read about Jacques Yves Cousteau and how the new release was inspired by … Continue reading LA-based producer Robot Koch announces new album “The Next Billion Years” out April 24th – listen to the single ‘Liquid’ from the new album

Copenhagen-based producer Rome in Reverse shares new single ‘ORACOLO’ available for release March 6th from Telavivi Records

Last Friday (2/7/2020), Antonella Pacifico, aka Rome in Reverse, debuted the new single 'ORACOLO'  on tmrw.  Click the link for more on the debut.  ‘Oracolo’ was written and produced by Pacifico with Victor Ferreira, aka Sun Glitters, handling the mixing and mastering. The dreamy soundscapes and vibes of Rome in Reverse caught the attention of … Continue reading Copenhagen-based producer Rome in Reverse shares new single ‘ORACOLO’ available for release March 6th from Telavivi Records

Chill #67 features music from Peter Kater’s Grammy award-winning album “Wings” plus Scott Cossu, Ben Carroll and more

With Chill #67, we move back to the sounds of modern classical, new age, ambient and more featuring music from the Grammy Award-winning album "Wings" from pianist and composer Peter Kater, which won Best New Age Album at the 2020 Grammy Awards. https://www.facebook.com/peterkatermusic/videos/159664612119419/   It's the  German-born American's second Grammy for the same award in … Continue reading Chill #67 features music from Peter Kater’s Grammy award-winning album “Wings” plus Scott Cossu, Ben Carroll and more

Da Vosk Docta and “Lo-Fi is the Unwanted Bastard Child Of Jazz” is out now – listen to the single ‘Dirty Angel’ here

Poland based producer Da Vosk Docta introduces his romance with Lo-Fi with his fourth album "Lo-Fi is the Unwanted Bastard Child of Jazz", out last month (Jan 24, 2020).  It's the follow up to his 2019 release "Prototype" and it appears to be a trend toward one full album a year for the electronic artist, … Continue reading Da Vosk Docta and “Lo-Fi is the Unwanted Bastard Child Of Jazz” is out now – listen to the single ‘Dirty Angel’ here

Peel Dream Magazine shares new video for the single ‘Pill’ & announces their sophomore LP on Slumberland

Earlier this week, hazy dream-pop music artists Peel Dream Magazine announced to Brooklyn Vegan their sophomore album Agitprop Alterna is due April 3 via Slumberland Records.  It's the follow up to the 2018 debut album "Modern Meta Physic" which found itself on a couple of best-of lists for that year.  Click the link to read … Continue reading Peel Dream Magazine shares new video for the single ‘Pill’ & announces their sophomore LP on Slumberland

Chill #66 features new music from Pia Fraus and Rev Rev Rev plus live DJ set from Wax and Wane event in Orlando

Lately, I've taken a different route than writing the normal blog and podcast shows.  Last fall (2019) I became part of a start-up event project called Wax and Wane.  In short, it's another themed dance/listen/drank night with music you'd probably hear on some of the Chill episodes although not all(look at the flyer above).  There … Continue reading Chill #66 features new music from Pia Fraus and Rev Rev Rev plus live DJ set from Wax and Wane event in Orlando

Listen to the Esofact single ‘Yuri’ from self-titled debut EP out now on Chillage Records

Earlier this week, Complex debuted the single 'Yuri' from the west coast(USA) future bass duo of Esofact from their self-titled debut EP.  It's out now (Jan 31, 2020) via Chillage Records . From the article, “We're extremely excited to share our debut EP with the world. We wanted this release to embody the feel-good future … Continue reading Listen to the Esofact single ‘Yuri’ from self-titled debut EP out now on Chillage Records