Showcasing a vastly eclectic range of influences and, ultimately, an unwavering love for music in all of its forms, this project from Lavender Galaxy brings together an impressive group of talented artists.
Leading with ambient vibes designed and destined to offer delicacy and calm when needed, NeilGrandeur’s latest single is one that uniquely balances subtle layers of hip hop, trip hop and pop in a softly dreamlike manner.
Following the release of her latest EP Freckle Season, and prior to an extensive European Tour, we were blessed with an interview with singer, songwriter and YouTube extraordinaire Orla Gartland. We talk about the new project, the changing stages of indie life, songwriting, being vulnerable, touring, Kate Bush, and plenty more. Here’s the conversation in … Continued
“I want to show my own pride as well as foster inclusion, acceptance, and awareness. I’m extremely passionate about that.”
This is extremely accomplished – full of 90s nostalgia, joie de vivre, a terrific sing-along melody in the chorus and tasty, funky keyboard chops layered on top. It snakes into your headspace and stays there, probably mooning you as it arrives.
Initially reminiscent of M83, an eighties aura soon emerges, blending warm synths with an overall comforting audio wash that softens every edge yet embraces the listener in an energizing, uplifting fashion.
“I think the role of music today has changed… The music game is more accessible now, especially with social media being a big forefront in discovery. “
“I tell the WORST BEST dad jokes and I can make a killer soup. Killer in the colloquial sense. I make a good soup 🙂 “
Borrowing the keyboard aesthetic of a Tame Impala album, On My Mind is a very cool piece of electro pop that is chock-full of aural delights. Truly great arranging and sharp production elevate a memorable tale of longing.
Undoubtedly an artist with passion and talent combined, plus a beautifully addictive vocal tone.
An Americana classic with a certain contemporary softness that quickly brings it right through to the modern day. Smiling not only sounds stylistically satisfying, organic and shoulder-swaying, soulful and melodically addictive, but it means something brilliantly real, too.
Proclaiming give love and heal the broken, Human takes a vague and all-inclusive approach to exploring its concept – welcoming everyone, encouraging self-love and acceptance of things and people the way they are.