Does living in one of the coldest places on the planet make you more or less chill? Winnipeg band, Living Hour, is staking its claim to be just that with its third LP Someday is Today. Composed of 11 songs, the album finds the band at its most pensive and longing, with its vulnerable lyrics brought to life through lush instrumentation and rudimentary electronica. According to the … Continue reading MISS MISS MISS

Kamal – “Blue”

“Distracted by the surface of your skin…” That’s quite a lyric for an 18-yr-old. And coupled with his buttered vocals and lush arrangements over a sexy groove, it makes for a heady mix. No wonder the “lockdown star” from Harlesden is making a name for himself and quietly playing his way into our ears and hearts. Kamal is an R&B singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist from … Continue reading Kamal – “Blue”

S.B Goodman – “Space & Time”

S.B. Goodman sounds like a Southern lawyer out of a John Grisham novel, but really she is a small-town Kentucky girl who grew up on a farm and started telling it the way it is. As a queer artist (her description) living in a conservative state, she could be forgiven for wanting to move to a more urban and cosmopolitan area. But she decided to … Continue reading S.B Goodman – “Space & Time”

Hardwicke Circus – “Walking On Broken Glass”

Talk about good fortune. Carlisle band Hardwicke Circus was plucked from obscurity to potential stardom at Glastonbury last weekend, thanks to a request from a music icon. The six-piece rock band played the Rabbit Hole stage at the festival after the Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney heard their music and asked if they could be included in the line-up. In a tweet, Glastonbury stage officials … Continue reading Hardwicke Circus – “Walking On Broken Glass”

The Beths – “Silence Is Golden”

ARTIST OF THE WEEK: THE BETHS It has been a while since we had an indie rock band on the blog and this band is the perfect candidate to revisit a genre that seems to be enjoying a bit of a resurgence. The Beths are a New Zealand indie-pop band, originally from Auckland. Formed in 2014, the band consists of Elizabeth Stokes (vocals/guitar), Jonathan Pearce (guitar/vocals), Benjamin Sinclair (bass/vocals), … Continue reading The Beths – “Silence Is Golden”