Just piano and voice in its entirety, the pressure is on the lyrics and delivery to keep things interesting, and Joseph Trem utterly masters this approach.
Inspired by the tragic loss of a loved one, this project uniquely captures the raw essence of human sadness and expression – everything from the live acoustic sound and strum to the melodic progressions, patterns and spaces within represents this underlying truth and ache.
The raw stomp of Folk Rock and expressively raspy vocals enchant from the outset, as Germany’s Mino Chelly pours his heart and artistry, into It.
A captivating single and video, seemingly personal but also accessibly vague in its poetic exploration of seeking escapism from the inevitable hammer of time.
Not merely a stripped-back exact version of the high-octane pop-punk original, but a fairly re-crafted alternative to it. LA’s rising indie gem BORT delivers an unplugged take on his breakthrough single Can You Hear Me.
Solid rock rhythms and distorted guitars kick up the pace in an instant, as Maryann Stefanik introduces her nostalgic punk and rock EP TIME.
A refreshingly pure, genuine take on contemporary life and artistry.
“It represents to me my versatility and that regardless of what I’m going through to not count myself out, cause I’m still here trying, progressing and working.”
Humility is a huge part of stevski7’s appeal, and as such, it’s our job as fans and listeners to play the music, share it far and wide, and make its presence known
A fine collection of timeless songs, a real pleasure to turn up loud and let play – Refrigerate After Opening celebrates the power of music and expression in their most pure yet professional states
Arrangement matters, and March To August have set this up for an ideal audience connection – the joy of pure music, the high energy anthem, then the deeply-thoughtful, revealing and vulnerable core.
Gentle acoustic folk leads with finger-picked guitar and accessible vocals – songwriter Keili Fernando encapsulates poetic expression, with the bright and beautifully inspired The Seedling Song.
Easily one of the most engaging indie projects of the year so far, fellow Mancunian and long-time songwriter T.R. Burge follows up his vastly-praised debut release God Ache, with the sublime and poetically powerful new EP Selling You.