Shoegazers DIIV have shared a cover of LOW’s “Words”, which they recorded with Tomberlin for a live Sirius XMU session. DIIV covering Low is like the most low hanging fruit in the indie garden. How did this not happen sooner? This is the most perfect union.
Ever since the release of her break-out single “Come Back” in 2016, Sweden’s Linn Koch-Emmery has been building a name for herself with one convincing, fuzz guitar-driven track after another. Her latest single “Wires”, produced by Niklas Berglöf in Stockholm, follows last year’s debut EP, Boys. With its swirling melody and Kock-Emmery’s drowsy delivery, “Wires” […]
For Faustina Masigat – widely talented and steeped in traditional music – it wasn’t her years of music studies that would come to shape her into the artist she is today. Instead, it was a process of unlearning the rules through which she was able to discover her own musical path. Having found her own voice […]
In the past when describing Joose Keskitalo’s music words like lighthearted and breezy wouldn’t immediately come to mind. Now, when listening to his new single ‘Tietoisuus’, you begin to wonder what kind of revelation he’s had to make him sound almost exuberant. One distinctive change is that he’s teamed up with free jazz/folk music group […]
Sometimes, when everyday life gets in the way, you forget the things that are really important. Things like listening to new music, for instance. So in the spirit of catching up, I had to go all the way back to December last year when one of Finland’s best dream pop bands, Delay Trees, released their brilliant new […]
Back in in 2003 when Sara Assbring released her debut album Look! It’s El Perro Del Mar back in 2003 she was still a Twiggy channeling embodiment of some depressed member from a 60’s girl group. Although never drifting too far from her native melancholia, she has long since traded in the forlorn doo-wops and hand claps […]
Esben and the Witch will be releasing a new album, Older Terrors, on November 4. Their first in three years, it also marks the Brighton-based trio’s premier release on French metal label Season of Mist with whom they signed in July. “Sylvan”, the first single taken from their upcoming album, suggest a shift in style towards a heavier and more expansive sound. […]
Folk singers can turn agony into relief and heartache into even more heartache. New Zealand’s Nadia Reid shows she’s well versed in the former on “Call the Days”, taken from her debut album Listen To Formation, Look for the Signs. Reid meets us on the other side of a rough journey, with the scar tissue to prove […]
I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Big Wave Riders have resurfaced after a 4-year absence from the radar. The band will be releasing their sophomore album Endless Summer, quite conveniently, later this summer and unveiled their first single ‘Escape The City’ last Friday. According to the band this song is about escapism and “feeling you need to […]
Helsinki-based bedroom pop maker Rami Vierula, who is more commonly known as the frontman for dream pop ensemble Delay Trees, has been busy working on his solo project 23:23 since 2009. After releasing his Trilogy album compilation in 2015, he’s now returned with a new EP entitled To Die On A Faraway Island (Soliti).