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Video: The Day – We Killed Our Hearts

Dutch-German dream-pop duo, The Day reflect on loss and heartbreak on their new video for ‘We Killed Our Hearts.’ Beautifully shot on 16mm film, the song explores various emotional themes over a textured beat and ethereal vocals, reminiscent of early 90s bands like Mazzy Star, Slowdive and Lush. The pair detail the video: “This song […]

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Yellow House – Nobody Home

Yellow House has answered the call for new music from his rapidly growing cult following. “Nobody Home” is a single off his debut LP ‘Mania / Post Mania.’ Nobody Home is a declaration of self-preservation. The artist announces his disillusion with the surrounding world, and proceeds to ensue a state of social and physical isolation. The artist assures the […]

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Single: STACEY – One Woman

Toronto singer-songwriter, STACEY shares “One Woman,” the third single off her forthcoming debut full-length album Saturn Return (due early 2021). With swooping guitar layers over a breezy beat, the song is a prescient expression of feeling frustrated in the face of seemingly insurmountable challenges. STACEY · One Woman STACEY says about the inspiration behind the song, “‘One Woman’ grapples with the inevitable feelings […]

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Video: Firesites – Chemicals

‘Chemicals’ presents a new direction for Firesites. Centred around its signature synth hook, the track creates a dreamy soundscape with a soothing atmosphere. Waterworth’s understated vocals and warbly guitars bring a melancholic undercurrent to the verses, whilst a groovy bassline and unapologetically catchy melody permeate the chorus. Lyrically, the song touches upon themes of consumerism […]

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Single: Derek Simpson – Naked Forever

While many of us have been caught in a vicious loop of procrastination, Derek Simpson has been steadily churning out new material. Earlier this year, Simpson released their hypnotic slow jam “Hide + Seek”,  a free album and short film “bad_connection,” and minimalist nu-disco gem “Sofia.” Today, Simpson returns with “Naked Forever”, a bubbly reflection […]

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Video: Papi Shiitake – Smile

Papi Shiitake debuted their second single, “Smile” alongside the details for their upcoming EP, Quarantine Dream, out October 16th on Trash Casual Records. “Smile” is a super hazy, shoegaze anthem about feeling like you’re not good enough and still having to get up and face the day. Reverb-drenched guitars accompany soft and dreamy vocals that traipse over pocketed percussion […]

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Single: Glom – Fungus

Glom · Fungus Brooklyn based fuzzy alt rock band, Glom, releases “Fungus”, the third single from their sophomore LP ‘Merit’ due out in the Fall. Fungus is about drowning in the aftermath of rejection. Unable to fully process what’s happened, it is easy to just move on without reflecting; however, that only allows for the […]

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Single: Tim Atlas – Cold Shoulder

Tim Atlas · Cold Shoulder Los Angeles-based artist, Tim Atlas releases a new single, “Cold Shoulder.” It’s the first single from his forthcoming EP, which Atlas penned, recorded, and mixed the track himself. With a brilliant network of R&B-infused indie-pop and woozy atmospherics, Atlas skillfully blends analog and digital sounds with steady grooves. Citing influences from […]

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Single: Charlie Bennett – Is This Falling?

Charlie Bennett returns with his single “Is This Falling?” Marking an evolution from his usual minimalistic music production (usually consisting of a live recording of acoustic guitar and vocals), ‘Is This Falling?’ includes a dreamy electric guitar solo, lullaby-like vocal harmonies, and soothing synth chords. “I was heavily inspired by my discovery of Bruno Major […]

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Video: Boy Willows – Fila (ft. Dylan Minnette)

Boy Willows, an LA-via-Maryland artist shares his new single “Fila” with Dylan Minnette of Wallows. On “Fila,” Boy Willows stretches out to embrace relatable themes of vulnerability and healing both inwardly and outwardly without feeling overbearingly serious. “Fila” serves as a therapy session between two friends as they cope with being alone in different ways. The sonic components are nestled […]

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Single: Melis – Blue

Blue is a track from Melis’ EP, “Apex”. On this track, Melis explores our collective addiction to social media and highlights the dark sides of it. The title “Blue” stands for the blue light, a metaphor for her phone, which – no matter how hard she tries – she can’t escape. Blue is Melis’ take on internet […]

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Video: Claire Rosinkranz – Backyard Boy

After quietly taking over TikTok with 2.5 million-plus video recreations and over 20 million streams since the top of summer, Claire Rosinkranz shares the official music video for her breakout single “Backyard Boy.” The visual—which Claire creative directed—quite literally brings her words to life. Under the California sun, she peaks over the fence to scope out the song’s actual “Backyard Boy.” […]

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Single: 1996 – Around You

“”Around You” is, at first, a little fuzzy ball that is teenage crush. But the longer you look, you see it’s the start of a life where things are truly felt and contemplated for the first time. It’s the start of all the things that will simultaneously push and pull you in every decision you […]

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Single: STIIR – Could Be Better

North-London trio, STIIR return with their new single ‘COULD BE BETTER’ having had to put a halt on creating during the pandemic due to their inability to collaborate in person. Now back on track and feeling more inspired than ever, Ruben, Benny, and Prem’s new single is a relaxed and sophisticated pop-oriented song with playful songwriting at its centre.  STIIR · Could […]

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