JBXDR releases new video for the single ‘Pocketcall’ from upcoming EP “No 2” available October 18th

Shortly after Jörn Bielfeldt, aka electronic producer and experimental drummer JBXDR's single 'Pocketcall' was air played on Chill #62, the video for the single was shortly released.  Actually, it was probably released around the same time. The video was directed by Tristan Eisenbraun, whose work has been featured by the likes of MTV and Viva. … Continue reading JBXDR releases new video for the single ‘Pocketcall’ from upcoming EP “No 2” available October 18th

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Listen to ‘Aerias’ from ambient future garage producer Phelian’s new album “Beside You” out now

Probably a little late to the game sharing this one as it has already been shared by many of the "tastemakers" but it's still worth the listen I suppose.  Ambient future garage artist Phelian promoted his new album "Beside You" with the single 'Black Orchid' a couple of weeks ago (Sept 18, 2019).  This single … Continue reading Listen to ‘Aerias’ from ambient future garage producer Phelian’s new album “Beside You” out now

Daedelus brings “End of Empire” trilogy to a close with new album “The Bittereinders” out now on Brainfeeder

Electronic music experimenter Daedelus (aka Alfred Darlington) recently released what's known as the final in the "End of Empire" trilogy titled “The Bittereinders”, following 2010’s “Righteous Fists of Harmony” inspired by The Boxer Rebellion (1899-1901) and 2014’s “The Light Brigade” that recalled the Crimean War of 1853-56. The culmination of the series, “The Bittereinders” dives into … Continue reading Daedelus brings “End of Empire” trilogy to a close with new album “The Bittereinders” out now on Brainfeeder

French electronic music producer Uppermost shares a new single and video for ‘Inner Peace’

Behdad Nejatbakhshe, the DJ and producer aka Uppermost has recently (September 20, 2019) released yet another single 'Inner Peace' via Uppwind Records.  Anyone not familiar with his prolific history, click the Uppermost and his label Uppwind Records link for a small background of it.  As for ‘Inner Peace’, expect another invitation through which he encourages his … Continue reading French electronic music producer Uppermost shares a new single and video for ‘Inner Peace’

Rev Rev Rev’s new album “Kykeon” set for Sept 20th release – watch new video ‘3 Not 3’ updated with tour dates

For 2019, its apparent Italian shoegaze and neo-psych rockers Rev Rev Rev have moved forward on several fronts.  Earlier in the year, they made their first trip over the pond into the United States for the SXSW festival,  earning them a feature on NPR's SXSW wrap-up as well as airplay on the network's radios.  The … Continue reading Rev Rev Rev’s new album “Kykeon” set for Sept 20th release – watch new video ‘3 Not 3’ updated with tour dates

Medicine’s new album of 20th-century cover songs “Scarred For Life” set for release October 4th

Medicine, the Los Angeles based alternative/shoegaze/noise band who has been together off and on since the early 1990s, is closing in on the Oct 4th release date of their new album "Scarred For Life" on Drawing Room Records.  It's their first release in five years, which included their 2014 appearance at Austin Psych Fest.  This doesn't … Continue reading Medicine’s new album of 20th-century cover songs “Scarred For Life” set for release October 4th

Ambient future garage producer Phelian releases new album “Beside You”

Last week (Sept 17, 2019), ambient future garage producer Phelian released his second album "Beside You" on the Enhanced Music’s Enhanced Chill label.   For those unfamiliar, he's already collected 20 million combined views and listens via Spotify and Youtube.  If you're a fan of future garage including artists like 0fdream and Burial and haven't expanded … Continue reading Ambient future garage producer Phelian releases new album “Beside You”

Chill #62 is now online! Listen to the episode at the This is Chill page on Mixcloud

It's probably long overdue (and my apologies), but once again here's another episode of Chill.  This one is titled Chill #62 (what else would it be named) and it has an abundance of new songs all timing under just one hour.  This episode also includes an introduction to the show.  Let me know what you … Continue reading Chill #62 is now online! Listen to the episode at the This is Chill page on Mixcloud

Dream-pop and Indie folk duo Teepee releases new single ‘No Reason’ out now

Last Friday (September 13, 2019), Prague based music artists Teepee released a new single titled 'No Reason'.  The dream-pop/indie-folk duo is the collaboration between singer-acoustic guitarist Miroslav Patočka (Mason) and singer-electric guitarist Tereza Lavičková.  The duo has already been streamed over 200 thousand times on Spotify, with radio support from Czech radio stations Expres FM, … Continue reading Dream-pop and Indie folk duo Teepee releases new single ‘No Reason’ out now

Solitude in Apathy’s releases self-titled EP on Sept 20th

Earlier this summer (May 23rd, 2019), Italian band Solitude in Apathy released their first single 'The Other' from the Vipchoyo Sound Factory Studio.  With dark atmospherics detailed with layers of shoegaze influences, it also various airplay on different shows including an episode of This is Chill on Mixcloud.com.  Click the link to listen. This Friday … Continue reading Solitude in Apathy’s releases self-titled EP on Sept 20th

NYC duo Tempers releases new video “Peace of Mind” from their upcoming album

The duo of Jasmine Golestaneh and Eddie Cooper aka Tempers has released a single and accompanying Youtube upload from their upcoming new album.  The single is titled 'Peace of Mind'.  Check it out below. The duo formed in NYC around 2013 recording singles of what is described as 'dark, ice-cold electronica blends sinister static with … Continue reading NYC duo Tempers releases new video “Peace of Mind” from their upcoming album

NICOLAAS releases video for latest single ‘Real Escape’ – watch it here

Last month (August 23rd) Canadian producer Rob Bakker aka NICOLAAS, the former half of the rap duo Phocus and along with retired Muneshine pseudonym released an official video for his latest single 'Real Escape'.  It's the first video under this moniker and its couple of months after releasing the single 'No Stranger Things' featuring vocalist … Continue reading NICOLAAS releases video for latest single ‘Real Escape’ – watch it here

Moon Panda announces new EP; also shares video for their single ‘On The Attack’

The newly formed dream-pop influenced Moon Panda recently announced (Sept 5, 2019) a first EP titled "Pastel Pools" to be released soon. The duo consisting of Californian songwriter/bassist Maddy Myers and Danish guitarist Gustav Moltke also released a video for the impressively dreamy and catchy single "On The Run" on the same day. The song discusses … Continue reading Moon Panda announces new EP; also shares video for their single ‘On The Attack’

MXMS shares new single “What’s My Name” on World Suicide Prevention Day

Yesterday (Sept 10, 2011), fresh from their EP 'Funeral Pop' the duo of MXMS released a new single "What's My Name" in observance of World Suicide Prevention Day.  War-torn from battles with mental illness and addiction, the duo of Ariel Levitan and Jeremy Dawson want their listeners to know the importance of this day. “I … Continue reading MXMS shares new single “What’s My Name” on World Suicide Prevention Day

Alaskan Tapes shares track ‘And, We Disappear’ from upcoming new album

Last week (Sept 5th), ambient artist Alaskan Tapes shared his new single, ‘And, We Disappear’ from the upcoming new album "Views From Sixteen Stories" scheduled for release Sept 19th via AT Recordings. The Canadian project is the brainchild of Brady Kendall, who became a self-taught composer after spending his childhood years playing the drums since … Continue reading Alaskan Tapes shares track ‘And, We Disappear’ from upcoming new album

Before its Sept 6 release date, Verasect shares another track from Awakenings Remix EP

Electronic producer Verasect has shared yet another track from the upcoming "Awakenings Remix" EP available September 6th via Terminal Blue Records. The track is "Catch Your Breath (Dobie Remix)" and it can be listened to below. Speaking with Playground UK, Verasect gives some insight into the making of the remix: “I met Dobie last year … Continue reading Before its Sept 6 release date, Verasect shares another track from Awakenings Remix EP

Donna Lewis and David Baron team up again for remake of Kate Bush 80s classic

It was just first week of July (2019) when David Baron and Donna Lewis teamed up for the heartbreaking track "Bad Bad Love".  Now in time for another holiday weekend in the USA (Labor Day), they released a remake of Kate Bush's 1985 breakthrough song "Running Up That Hill".  Expect an emotional outpouring from Lewis, … Continue reading Donna Lewis and David Baron team up again for remake of Kate Bush 80s classic

Mattia Cupelli’s new album “Underneath”- a merging of neo-classical and ambient influences – is out now

A couple of weeks ago, ambient musician Mattia Cuppelli ramped up his preparation for his new full album "Underneath" with the release of 'Mono No Aware'.  Since then, the album was released early this month (8/8/2019) on the MC Records label. According to the press release, anyone unfamiliar with him, Cupelli merges neo-classical and ambient … Continue reading Mattia Cupelli’s new album “Underneath”- a merging of neo-classical and ambient influences – is out now

Listen to Tycho with Saint Sinners ‘Pink and Blue’ remixed by RAC – Tycho also on tour

On what will surely be on future episodes of This is Chill, the RAC mix of 'Pink and Blue' from Tycho was released earlier this week (8/20/2019).  Featuring vocalist Hannah Cottrel - aka Saint Sinner - this version finds ways of simultaneously accentuating the song's reflectively bright overtones along with moving it along at times … Continue reading Listen to Tycho with Saint Sinners ‘Pink and Blue’ remixed by RAC – Tycho also on tour

Chill 61 premieres this Thursday night on the Youtube channel

Chill #61 will premiere this Thursday night (8/22/2019) at 1030pm ET on the This is Chill and the Daily Chill YouTube channel.  Usually, the episodes would be first added on the This is Chill Mixcloud channel, but will be added afterward by the weekend, so this will be a so-called exception or special episode.  The … Continue reading Chill 61 premieres this Thursday night on the Youtube channel