Watch Bloom Twins’ newest video ‘Love Me Right Now’

Late last month (June 28, 2019), London-based Bloom Twins released a new single and video 'Love Me Right Now'.   It's another Bloom Twins song chock full of ideas from 21st-century electronic sub-genres, assimilating to their brand of dark pop...in some ways far from the dissonant dream pop single debut 'Fahrenheit' from 2013. Since then, the … Continue reading Watch Bloom Twins’ newest video ‘Love Me Right Now’

Ambient electronic producer Mattia Cupelli soothes the mid-summer heat with two new singles

Italian producer and ambient musician Mattia Cupelli has released a string of singles this year (2019), which leads to the newest single 'Kogarshi' released earlier this month (July 4, 2019).  Any fan of Nicolas Jaar, Nils Frahm and Ryuichi Sakamoto but unaware of Cupelli should be happy to know how much influence their music has … Continue reading Ambient electronic producer Mattia Cupelli soothes the mid-summer heat with two new singles

Enoscapes 2 promises more than blanket and pillow gimmick

Ambient music has existed for over a hundred years, before most of modern music today. Created by music composer Erik Satie, it originated solely as "furniture music",  to fill up the crevices of emptiness whether between conversations or the conversation itself.  By the 1960s, ambient figurately shifted to be the focus and by the mid-1970s, … Continue reading Enoscapes 2 promises more than blanket and pillow gimmick

Chill #58 features the Meeting Places, Solitude in Apathy plus new music from Bonobo, Four Tet, and more

With the last episode of Chill (Chill #57), more emphasis was placed on the ambient floating side of chill music. It was a response to the heavier shoegaze end of Chill #56.  With this episode (Chill #58), a new balance has forged!  All hyperbole aside, tracks range from the louder and heavier (The Meeting Places … Continue reading Chill #58 features the Meeting Places, Solitude in Apathy plus new music from Bonobo, Four Tet, and more

Norway’s Remington Super 60 releases new single ‘The Highway Again’

Norway's avant-garde and indie pop music act Remington Super 60 recently (June 28, 2019) released a new single last month titled 'The Highway Again'.  It's the newest single in their 21-year existence....primarily consisting of Christoffer Schou & Elisabeth Thorsen plus longtime collaborator Magnus Abelsen.  The group formed in 1998 starting off as a Casio band, … Continue reading Norway’s Remington Super 60 releases new single ‘The Highway Again’

Bonobo releases new single ‘Linked’ on NINJA TUNE – DJ dates announced

  (7/2/2019) LA-based producer Bonobo (Simon Green) released his second single of the year (2019) titled 'Linked'.  It's the follow up to the January 2019 release 'Ibrik' from the Fabric presents compilation and his last full album, the Grammy-nominated "Migration" released in 2017. With the new single, Bonobo's usual electronic influences (trip-hop, downtempo, nu jazz) … Continue reading Bonobo releases new single ‘Linked’ on NINJA TUNE – DJ dates announced

Kelly Moran Shares Video for ‘Love Birds, Night Birds, Devil-Birds’ from the “Origin” EP out now

Last month (June 11, 2019), music artist Kelly Moran released a video for the track ''Love Birds, Night Birds, Devil-Birds' from the EP "Origin". The video was directed by her close friend and artist Cassie McQuater. On the visuals, McQuater says,"'Love Birds, Night Birds, Devil-Birds' started as a re-imagining of the surrealist story 'The Debutante' by artist Leonora Carrington, in … Continue reading Kelly Moran Shares Video for ‘Love Birds, Night Birds, Devil-Birds’ from the “Origin” EP out now

Pinero Serene ramping up for “Dark Matter” EP release – watch ‘Take My Soul’

The UK alternative/dream pop Pinero Serene is ramping up for their debut EP "Dark Matter" with the release of their single 'Dead Flowers'.  Commenting about the single, “‘Dead Flowers’ is the last in the chain of a four-track EP, which takes you on a journey through personal evolution. It’s about facing the fear of letting go, to … Continue reading Pinero Serene ramping up for “Dark Matter” EP release – watch ‘Take My Soul’

The Urgent Swing Across the Spectrum – Chill #57

Chill #57 was uploaded to Mixcloud a couple of days ago (6/22/2019).  My apologies for not writing a feature sooner. After Chill #56 and the show's primary focus on the heavier end of shoegaze, I thought it was only appropriate to swing the pendulum away from that.  The new episode urgently took a dramatic swing, … Continue reading The Urgent Swing Across the Spectrum – Chill #57

Composer Ivan Teixeria releases new chill and ambient album “Allayer project one”

The Heart Dance Records release machine moves on.  To check their future releases visit the Heart Dance Records website at heartdancerecords.com.  That said, one of note is from Brazillian composer, producer and all around musician Ivan Teixeira (pronounced E-ven Day-shay-duh).  His release "Allayer project one" was released on May 31st (2019), his first on this … Continue reading Composer Ivan Teixeria releases new chill and ambient album “Allayer project one”

Canadian Indie/Pop/Shoegaze trio Close Talker releases single ‘Pace’ – plus update unique tour starts in Canada July 5th

Today (6/28/2019), Canadian indie music artists Close Talker released their fourth single 'Pace" from the upcoming album "How Do We Stay Here?".  It's the trios fourth full album since their beginnings in the early 2010s. They also released a video for the single directed by Ben Giesbrecht. In discussing the song, 'Pace' revolves around premature … Continue reading Canadian Indie/Pop/Shoegaze trio Close Talker releases single ‘Pace’ – plus update unique tour starts in Canada July 5th

Canadian Experimental-Pop artist Kitzl shares ‘Wizard Girls’ from debut album out now – updated with new video

From her debut album "40 Moons That We Know Of",  Canadian ambient pop artist Kitzl recently shared her newest single 'Wizard Girls".   The album was released earlier this year (April 25, 2019). With this album its her debut, driven by influences from the likes of Baths, The Knife, Empress Of, Asgeir, Sigur Rós, M.I.A, Bon Iver, … Continue reading Canadian Experimental-Pop artist Kitzl shares ‘Wizard Girls’ from debut album out now – updated with new video

Norway band Secret Treehouse releases 4th single ‘Wrong Hands”

Indie and orchestral pop band Secret Treehouse is incrementally introducing themselves as they released their fourth single from their upcoming debut album "The Big Rewind".  Since their formation two years ago, the band has released three prior singles.  The new single is titled 'Wrong Hands". According to the band, "Wrong Hands" is about when our … Continue reading Norway band Secret Treehouse releases 4th single ‘Wrong Hands”

Pyrame releases third single ahead of new EP “A Fine Life”

Fitting this in before his new EP "A Fine Life" is released next Friday, June 28th (2019).  Swiss electronic artist Pyrame (David Naville) infuses a mix of French pop, catchy indietronica beats and a hint of disco...with a vocal touch of hope in the murkiness of the big city process with the new single 'A … Continue reading Pyrame releases third single ahead of new EP “A Fine Life”

French-Electronic producer Uppermost and Juani share latest single ‘Pure’!

Last week (June 14, 2019), electronic producers Uppermost and Juani released a single they collaborated on titled 'Pure".  You can check out the original single by clicking on the 'Pure' link. Click on the Uppermost link for features written about him earlier this year. As for the 22-year-old Juani, he is influenced by an array … Continue reading French-Electronic producer Uppermost and Juani share latest single ‘Pure’!

Drab Majesty releases new video for single ‘Oxytocin’ ahead of new album

(June 18, 2019) - Earlier today, Los Angeles-based Drab Majesty released a new single and video for 'Oxytocin' from the upcoming new album "Modern Mirror" available July 12th from Dais Records. In discussing the video featuring cameos by SRSQ, True Widow and others director  Leigh Violet comments, "We're invited subtly inward, beyond the persona into a vulnerable … Continue reading Drab Majesty releases new video for single ‘Oxytocin’ ahead of new album

Shoegaze band We Melt Chocolate debuts self titled LP on June 28th

The Italogaze scene continues to flourish with the June 28th release of the debut LP from Florence, Italy's We Melt Chocolate. While the band was formed in 2014, it wasn't until 2019 when they released a full album. They only had one self released demo and EP prior. From their bio, expect a blend of … Continue reading Shoegaze band We Melt Chocolate debuts self titled LP on June 28th

Rich Aucoin releases video for ‘The Base’ from newest LP “Release” out now

Earlier this month (June 7, 2019), electronic artist Rich Aucoin released a video for 'The Base' from his current album "Release".  The intro song from the third album features words from one of modern day's current polarizing figures Sam Harris. Watch it below.   "Release" is out now via Haven Sounds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ0joqclPdo  feature by Ray DeSpinlema, … Continue reading Rich Aucoin releases video for ‘The Base’ from newest LP “Release” out now

Lomea releases new video for ‘Reach’; new album “Echoes in Bloom” out now

Electronic artist Lomea released his first album "Echoes in Bloom" recently.  For anyone unfamiliar, fans of Amon Tobin and Matthew Herbert should listen, as well as anyone who likes some atmosphere with their dance.  The bio says it here "Lomea is forging his own sound often pairing 12 string guitar with techno and electronica. His … Continue reading Lomea releases new video for ‘Reach’; new album “Echoes in Bloom” out now

Nosaj Thing releases remix of Kazu’s single ‘Salty’ from the Blonde Redhead singer’s debut solo LP

A couple of weeks ago (April 11, 2019), Blonde Redhead lead singer KAZU (Kazu Makino) announced a new solo album to be released later this year (Sept 13, 2019) titled "Adult Baby".  She also released the first single from the upcoming album titled 'Salty', a mixture of minimal ambient, dream pop, and other experimental influences. … Continue reading Nosaj Thing releases remix of Kazu’s single ‘Salty’ from the Blonde Redhead singer’s debut solo LP