I absolutely adore this song, and not just because the accompanying video is so wonderful; so much love and happiness. The song itself just sounds fantastic, and it sounds completely brand new – I wasn’t reminded of anything melodically, and I love the switch to a soulful and almost falsetto sound for the chorus. A … Continued

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Innocent Sin is an immense, sixteen track album recently released by St Louis based artist Billy Dechand. It opens with the title track, and the music has a smooth and cool feeling, a jazz-rock kind of vibe to it. It almost feels like Bond theme at times, the vocal performance is soft and stylish, and … Continued

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The Ouija Board is probably one of the most entertaining albums I’ve come across in recent months. Every part of every song has something about it that surprises you and keeps you interested. There’s a wonderful fusion of the electronic sound, with the live, almost big band kind of presentation. There’s often a very sudden … Continued

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Not just a great track, but one of those accompanying visual streams that is more of a short movie than a music video. Really impressive; sounds great, feels powerful and optimistic, energetic, yet soft and sensitive in many ways – easy to feel involved in, and pretty compelling on the whole. Shields are a band … Continued

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Time now to check out some top quality, feel good folk-pop from Sweden. Dead Wood has just released a brand new EP called Guided By Wolves, it features the songs The Queen and The Peasant and Send Me a Sign. Here’s our break down of the music.. The Queen and The Peasant is a foot stomping, joyful giant of a track. The almost military … Continued

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Anything At All is the sensational new track and video by Toronto based artist Kiri Etzkorn. We’ll tell you a little more about her and how you can follow her musical journey, but first; here’s what we thought of the new release. To begin with, the video is absolutely stunning; really artistically produced, with some … Continued

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A + A are a New York based duo with an extensive back catalogue of musical projects to each of their names. The new releases they have been working on are sounding incredible. We caught up with them this week and grilled them a little on their creative process. Here’s how it went.. A + … Continued

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Kathy Muir is an established and respected songwriter and musician based in the US, but hailing from Scotland’s very own Edinburgh. Her latest single Like Warriors was released at the end of December, along with a wonderful video to accompany it. Here’s why we think it’s such a great release. Even before you’ve read the background story, it’s … Continued

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Experimental as you like and yet firmly rooted in 80’s/90’s influence, with a classic and deep vocal and completely unexpected lyrics; this is a great track to discover just in time for the new year and travels around Europe. Sizarr tours his homeland of Germany quite regularly by the look of it. An intriguing and unique … Continued

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“With the world in your head lights, set your sights higher than the moon.” Something beautifully fresh that we recently stumbled upon. Securely placed in our must-watch list for 2016. Clean Cut Kid don’t really sound how you’d expect them to by looking at them, which I love. We try not to judge books by … Continued

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A quick look at a song that first made it’s waves when we heard it throughout, and right at the end of, a pretty powerful Colin Farrell film. Was it a pretty powerful film, or – misguided emotions, due to such a powerful song? We’ll never know. This song is superb, and the voice with … Continued

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