This week´s new reels is just what we needed: GOOD! Souvenir Shop Rock – Savoy Motel I feel like telling you about the band (which I have to confess is new to us) would spoil it, since we LOVE their official bio, so you absolutely must check it out. Its like the sidekicks of different 70´s TV shows decided to get together and boogie. Hurray for revival bands and glittery hot pants. Their press release states “Burning brighter than a building on fire and 10 times groovier than most white acts on the scene today, Savoy Motel have all the potential to completely Read more »
Leeds-based producer Favela has released the video for ‘Future Visions’. All if now from the guy is that he is 22 years old and will release his EP soon. And I am so often like that I become so short sighted And I’ll bury my head On a plastic orange bowl Until you, you will find me There’s nothing to be found When I think of future All I wanna see is you Talk about NEW! Anyway, the music and video are both evocative and introspective and sweet. Hope to hear more!
Minneapolis currently New York based singer songwriter Nina Yasmineh featured her new video “Pirates” on July 25th, which is impressively produced, written, and performed by her. After getting a lot of buzz two years ago for her first E.P. Seven Years, this young woman with a mature tone comes back with a strength in her voice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=34&v=gOUvDit9L2s She describes her sound as “Bittersweet, striking, seductive” and she is right. Her lyrics are mature and there is no gimmicks. A pop song with reflective, introspective feel. Can´t wait to witness her evolution. You can find her on facebook.
New video for Owen Pallett´s “The Sky Behind The Flag” Released on April 15th, 2015, Canadian musician, composer, violinist, keyboardist and vocalist Owen Pallett debuts the video for “The Sky Behind The Flag” The Sky Behind The Flag – Owen Pallet “The song is about how great distance can exist between things that appear to be very close, like two lovers, or two halves of a bran: the extrovert that is engaging with the world, and the introvert that providing commentary.” Owen Pallet The video was directed and animated by Eno Swinnen. See more of this illustrator´s art on his Read more »
The band Alpine release a new song a video from their new album. From Melbourne, Australia and after three years of silence the band Alpine released just 6 days ago their new song and video. “You brought too much too much metaphor to the Relationship, to what I see To how I kiss, yuck Yeah, ow I’m hating what I’m feeling but I’m So foolishly attracted to you You Baby you had me doubt all that I knew Hey you, can we move on?” You think with a lyric like that the song would be dense, or dark, but no, Read more »
A review of two videos from the self-titled album by Natalie Prass. Why Don´t You Believe In Me – Natalie Prass My good friend Glen send this lovely lady my way,and I can´t stop listening to her sweet voice. I guess she has that Nashville vibe, that wild flowery kind of mood, although she is a songwriter from Virginia, Cleveland. This lady has a unique quality to her voice. I feel perfect for a relaxing day, a Sunday chilling out afternoon. Her album was released on January 27th, 2015. It was produced by Matthew E. White (great seal of approval). Read more »
Canadian rockers Nickleback display new disco/dance sound on latest single. It’s hard to think of too many bands who inspire the kind of dedicated and committed level of derision that Nickleback do, and yet you can’t help thinking that they are having the last laugh. After all, here are a band who’ve sold some 50 million records and filled countless stadiums in the US and beyond. None of this matters though to the legion of people who love to hate Chad Kroeger and his chums. Why do we love to hate Chad Kroeger and co? Of the main accusations leveled Read more »