It’s only been two weeks since we were introduced to the utterly sublime sound of Emilie & Ogden, and already we feel like they’ve been the unheard soundtrack to our past few years of life. It was a chance discovery; they were the support act for an equally mesmerizing Half Moon Run, at Manchester’s Gorilla. … Continued

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A rising band from California, doing their own thing, creating the kind of music that mysteriously wraps itself around you and refuses to let go. Seahaven make beautiful music, with a sharp, crisp, cut-throat-rock-and-blues edge to it. This track ‘Silhouette’ is a total winner – with it’s gently sweeping guitars and off-in-the-distance imagery, intriguing lyrics … Continued

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A quick look at a UK based singer, songwriter, and performer, who grabbed our interest and respect as we glided through his impressive catalogue of songs. The 2014 album Half Live is as raw and real as it gets, with captivating vocals and riffs, and a certain recording simplicity that makes you instantly warm to it; we … Continued

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Colin Clyne is a well traveled, widely renowned singer and songwriter, hailing from Scotland’s own Aberdeen. We came across his album ‘The Never Ending Pageant’ and were completely blown away by the breath taking songwriting and performances throughout. A beautifully hypnotizing album, with feel good vibes, and an open, believable vocal, from a man who … Continued

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A hypnotizing new track and video from a compelling artist, slowly but surely making waves in the music world. Kacy Hill released ‘Foreign Fields’ in September, and the accompanying EP ‘Bloo’ came out just last week. Soft and striking vocals stand tall next to a fairly minimal, yet extremely effective trip-hop style backing. Here’s the video. Soaked in … Continued

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‘Not That Way’ is the stunning debut EP from 17 year old Elisabeth Lopez. A stylish and powerful collection of songs, written and performed by the singer, and based on her own personal experiences. All five tracks showcase an incredibly talented songwriter, with a beautiful and unique voice, and genuine, raw, real emotion. We absolutely love … Continued

PopSongwriter

This is quite simply a brilliant song, with a quality video to accompany it. The cast play out the attitude of this music flawlessly, particularly the leading lady herself. Get this track in your lives. An outstanding track from a superbly talented musician and songwriter. We’ve heard a lot of great music over the past twelve … Continued

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There is no way to begin, and absolutely no sane way to end. Sharon Van Etten is a talent that leaves us begging for more. An absolute pleasure to hear, see, and experience. Power ballad, pop rock, lyrical bliss, depth, angst, dance, devour, absolute artistry, raw, real, devoted and pure. In a nut shell; we’re completely … Continued

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On first listen, it’s electro-pop, fused with 60’s melodies; which is cool, nothing particularly groundbreaking, but sounds pretty awesome. Then a lyric catches your attention, and then another, and suddenly you find yourself watching the video three times in a row to actually make sure you’ve not got the wrong end of the stick. There’s … Continued

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‘I’ll Try Till I Die’ is a 2015 release from songwriter and guitarist Phillip Foxley. The project is one that shows impressive variation in songwriting style throughout, with both the music and the subject matter changing and evolving as each song takes place – a real showcase of experience and skill. Immensely thoughtful, non-conformist lyrics, firmly place … Continued

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When genre becomes irrelevant; when a vocal is so smooth and compelling, so stylish and sweet; so brand new sounding in a heavily electronic era. Just 8 seconds into ‘Keep us Together‘ and we were hooked. A bouncy, joyful, summer vibe; energetic and fairly organic – that genuine live band sound. A really great song. Then … Continued

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The 1st of October marks the long awaited release of a brand new track from Australia’s quietly bold gem, Matt Corby. Nothing has quite grabbed us for a while in the way that ‘Brother’ did some years ago, but ‘Monday’, his brand new release, is a beautifully crafted track, with a beautifully placed simple clap … Continued

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