Tag: Amelia Vandergast

October 1, 2021

OSLU sets a sophisticated cinematic score in Goodbye Old Friend.

OSLU sets a sophisticated cinematic score in Goodbye Old Friend. Posted on 1 October 2021 Jazz fusionist and soundtrack composer OSLU released their latest album, Explaudere, on October 1st. By taking modern film scores and classical music as inspiration, the neo-blues pioneer orchestrates accessible soundscapes that tenderly bind you into the ease of the progressions and the cinematic flair. The instrumental single, Goodbye Old Friend, […]

September 30, 2021

Sonophonix have released their alternative orchestral bond theme, No Time To Die.

Sonophonix have released their alternative orchestral bond theme, No Time To Die. Posted on 30 September 2021 To correspond with the new 2021 Bond film, the breaking classical duo Sonophonix have release their ethereal spin on Billie Eilish’s theme song, No Time to Die. With Eilish’s rendition becoming the most haunting Bond theme to have ever existed, it was hard to see how more intrinsic […]

September 29, 2021

West Ingston brings the Jekyll and Hyde vibes in his alt-pop hit, Bone Apple Tea.

West Ingston brings the Jekyll and Hyde vibes in his alt-pop hit, Bone Apple Tea. Posted on 29 September 2021 Houston-born, Chicago-based alt-pop artist West Ingston’s standout 2021 single, Bone Apple Tea, is just as ingenious as the inventive title implies. His melodic hooks are just as clever as the conceptuality of his music. With spoken word increments that are rough enough to make Iggy […]

September 29, 2021

Kevan put a dark cinematic twist on Latin pop with his debut EP, Doors.

Kevan put a dark cinematic twist on Latin pop with his debut EP, Doors. Posted on 29 September 2021 ‘Doors’ is the debut EP from Italian producer and artist Kevan, who has been making more than waves with his evocative alternative tracks. There’s been a tectonic shift of talent on the airwaves since he started contributing to the airwaves 13 years ago. The title single […]

September 29, 2021

Bandklann Deed delivers gritty high-vibe hip hop in his seminal hit, Pop My Shit.

Bandklann Deed delivers gritty high-vibe hip hop in his seminal hit, Pop My Shit. Posted on 29 September 2021 Judging by his seminal single, breaking US indie hip hop artist Bandklann Deed is on the rise with his grimy drill beats and even grittier lyrics. ‘Pop My Shit’ is a dark trappy hit that epitomises hustler hip hop to its core while still unravelling as […]

September 29, 2021

The Gold Supply take us ‘Completely Underwater’ in their artfully ethereal debut EP.

The Gold Supply take us ‘Completely Underwater’ in their artfully ethereal debut EP. Posted on 29 September 2021 September saw the debut of The Gold Supply, a collective of ex-major label artists seeking to infringe ambience on the external chaos in the world with their artfully ethereal presence during the pandemic. Their debut EP, Completely Underwater, reflects the dystopia that may as well be in […]

September 28, 2021

MoonLee brings the funk in his hip hop track, Lights Camera Action.

MoonLee brings the funk in his hip hop track, Lights Camera Action. Posted on 28 September 2021 Any artist taking inspiration from the vastness of the universe is worth taking a chance on; we’re all too glad that we delved into MoonLee’s standout single, Lights Camera Action, from his latest album Moonrise. With his intellectual approach to hip hop that makes reclamations from the darkness […]

September 28, 2021

TIBIBI proves that romanticism still thrives in dystopic times through her celestial ballad, Aura

TIBIBI proves that romanticism still thrives in dystopic times through her celestial ballad, Aura Posted on 28 September 2021 ‘Aura’ is the third confessionally passionate pop track from the alternative singer-songwriter, producer and engineer, TIBIBI. The dark and moody yet ethereally tender contemporary ballad spins a tale of loneliness and absolution through love. In a melodically powerful way, it reminds you that life is no […]

September 28, 2021

The Dazed Son gets pious in his 70s rock n roll ode, Hail Lord.

The Dazed Son gets pious in his 70s rock n roll ode, Hail Lord. Posted on 28 September 2021 You may have seen many rock artists brand themselves as the prodigal sons of rock n roll well, prepare for The Dazed Son’s nostalgic ode to the 70s in his debut album, Crazy, featuring the piously sweet standout single, Hail Lord. The solo artist brought his […]

September 28, 2021

Sentry takes us to Yesteryear with his latest future bass production.

Sentry takes us to Yesteryear with his latest future bass production. Posted on 28 September 2021 If any up and coming electronica artist has what it takes to create a new trajectory in the evolution of future bass, it is the 21-year-old UK pioneer, Sentry. By using natural elements in his ambient work that cuts with an atmospheric chill, despite the warm organic textures weaved […]

September 27, 2021

Post-Hardcore and Power Pop Collide: Picture the Scene. The Hang-Up

Post-Hardcore and Power Pop Collide: Picture the Scene. The Hang-Up Posted on 27 September 2021 After a line-up change that saw a female vocalist fronting the South East, UK outfit Picture the Scene. with their freshly refined sound, the heavy pop-punk powerhouse has come in with all guns blazing with their latest single, The Hang-Up. The galvanizing power-pop choral hooks are broken up with heavy […]

September 26, 2021

Swimming deliver anthemic indie rock realism in their latest single, Sometimes Things Change

Swimming deliver anthemic indie rock realism in their latest single, Sometimes Things Change Posted on 26 September 2021 If you are yet to healthily embrace the inevitability of change, the anthemic indie-rock bop, Sometimes Things Change, from up and coming artist, Swimming, might be enough to push your perceptions in a more positive direction. With tinges of angsty punk and an Against Me! vibe to […]

September 26, 2021

Phony Bedtime left us in a haze with their indie psych-pop single, Sundays.

Phony Bedtime left us in a haze with their indie psych-pop single, Sundays. Posted on 26 September 2021 Any fans of The Zombies will find themselves instantly enamoured by the hazily blissful tones in the standout indie psych-pop single, Sundays, from Phony Bedtime’s self-titled sophomore album. Starting with gentle accordant guitars, intricate percussion and the low reverberating hums of the basslines, Sundays is as easy […]

September 25, 2021

Alt Hip Hop Luminary XENO Waxes Lyrical in His Evocative Feat of Soul-Infused Trip Hop METHUSELAH

Alt Hip Hop Luminary XENO Waxes Lyrical in His Evocative Feat of Soul-Infused Trip Hop METHUSELAH Posted on 25 September 2021 Finding hip hop that hits as hard as much as it inspires doesn’t happen every day, and that is just one of the reasons to delve into the sophomore album from the alt-rap revolutionary XENO. His latest album, TRANSCENDENCE, fuses elements of soul, trip-hop […]

September 25, 2021

Sir Rizzy Royale – The Real: The Ultimate Hip Hop Aphrodisiac

Sir Rizzy Royale – The Real: The Ultimate Hip Hop Aphrodisiac Posted on 25 September 2021 Sir Rizzy Royale’s standout 2021 single, The Real, speaks to the soul as much as it connects with you on an intellectual level. With the smooth jazzy vibes, sinking into The Real is as easy as breathing. When the rap bars kick in, you will already be lost in […]

September 25, 2021

Josh Bracken has made his alt hip hop debut with the cathartically compassionate EP, Daydreaming at Night.

Josh Bracken has made his alt hip hop debut with the cathartically compassionate EP, Daydreaming at Night. Posted on 25 September 2021 Just as Amy Winehouse rocked the world with her intrinsic authenticity, alt-hip hop artist, Josh Bracken, is set to do the same with his soul-steeped experimentalism. His debut EP, Daydreaming at Night, offers an olive branch to any listener whose brain is as […]

September 25, 2021

LIVE REVIEW: The Vaulted Skies at The Angel, Nottingham 24/09/2021

LIVE REVIEW: The Vaulted Skies at The Angel, Nottingham 24/09/2021 Posted on 25 September 2021 The Vaulted Skies were one of the few bands that became the soundtrack to my insanity during lockdown. When they announced their show at The Angel in Nottingham supporting Lesbian Bed Death, I obviously had to be there in full unashamed fangirl fashion. Starting with their sludgy hard-hitter, Hollowhead, they instantly […]

September 25, 2021

Noise Blossom – Louderage: The Sophomore Grunge Album No Alt-90s Fan Should Ignore

Noise Blossom – Louderage: The Sophomore Grunge Album No Alt-90s Fan Should Ignore Posted on 25 September 2021 The popularity of alt-rock may have been in decline since the 90s, but the level of talent runs parallel through artists such as Noise Blossom. Ahead of the release of their sophomore album, Louderage, we’ve delved into the standout single, SAD. Right from the prelude the echo […]

September 24, 2021

Alt-Rock Pioneers Roulettes Have Released Their Racorously Cold Proto-Punk Single, Fading Sun

Alt-Rock Pioneers Roulettes Have Released Their Racorously Cold Proto-Punk Single, Fading Sun Posted on 24 September 2021 The Roulettes’ fourth single, Fading Sun, from their album, Demosphere, will be music to the ears of proto-punk, post-punk, garage rock and indie fans alike. Straight off the bat, you’re plunged into a cold atmosphere orchestrated by throbbing basslines, harsh snares and rancorously overdriven guitars. Around the glitchy […]

September 24, 2021

Christopher George goes ‘All the Way for the Win’ in his debut single.

Christopher George goes ‘All the Way for the Win’ in his debut single. Posted on 24 September 2021 Pop artist Christopher George is set to release his optimistic floor-filler, All the Way for the Win, which carries the untainted soul of Bananarama along with elements of funk and disco to ensure that the euphoria really flows through this stridently enlivening release. Before you even get […]

September 24, 2021

Shoegaze thrashes against No-Wave in Mild Horses’ standout single Failing Upwards.

Shoegaze thrashes against No-Wave in Mild Horses’ standout single Failing Upwards. Posted on 24 September 2021 Ignorance To Enlightenment And Back Again by Mild Horses If your 90s Shoegaze records aren’t quite hitting the same these days, introduce yourselves to Slowdive’s noisier cousin, the London-based solo artist, Mild Horses. The standout single, Failing Upwards, from their debut album, Ignorance to Enlightenment and Back Again, is […]

September 24, 2021

Linn Willner reigns as pop supreme in her single, Throne.

Linn Willner reigns as pop supreme in her single, Throne. Posted on 24 September 2021 Sweden-hailing singer-songwriter, Linn Willner, showed the world how empowering pop is done with her latest dark pop hit, Throne. With the empowering lyrics and the sharp hell-hath-no-fury vocals, Throne is just as visceral as HBO’s Game of Thrones, but it is so much more than an angsty provocative track. Just […]

September 24, 2021

Artie Ziff have released the ultimate indie post-hardcore anthem, Masquerade

Artie Ziff have released the ultimate indie post-hardcore anthem, Masquerade Posted on 24 September 2021 The Scottish alt-indie outfit, Artie Ziff, is the kind of artist that leaves you instantly perplexed at how they fly under so many people’s radars with their ability to organically weave a myriad of genres into their captivatingly high-octane sound. Their latest single, Masquerade, proves that they have exactly what it […]

September 24, 2021

Lauren Nikohl brings the ‘Energy’ with her latest synth-pop hit

Lauren Nikohl brings the ‘Energy’ with her latest synth-pop hit Posted on 24 September 2021 Indie pop singer-songwriter Lauren Nikohl has released her most commanding synth-pop single to date with ‘Energy‘, which carries the soul of disco and the cold cutting atmosphere of darkwave electronica. It’s an alchemic fusion of creatively contrasting tones, textures and emotions that brings exactly what it says on the tin. […]

September 24, 2021

LIVE REVIEW: PINS + Heavy Salad + Sweethearts at the Parish, Huddersfield, 23/09/2021

LIVE REVIEW: PINS + Heavy Salad + Sweethearts at the Parish, Huddersfield, 23/09/2021 Posted on 24 September 2021 Huddersfield may not be renowned as a thriving epicentre of alternative culture; it became one when some of the finest acts that the North has to offer raised the roof of the Parish in on September 23rd. Hull’s finest alt-90s revivalists, Sweethearts, had the unenviable task of […]

September 24, 2021

Transcend limitation with Henry Franck’s debut single, Focus, featuring Da Skorpion

Transcend limitation with Henry Franck’s debut single, Focus, featuring Da Skorpion Posted on 24 September 2021 Haitian American U.S. Army vet, Henry Franck, has dropped his debut single, Focus, featuring Da Sckorpion. The market for trippy inspirational hip hop may be niche, but Franck has what it takes to dominate it with his colourful indie hip hop melodies and introspectively deep lyrics. The Floridian artist […]

September 23, 2021

MX Strong brings in the future of pop-punk with his single, Too Far.

MX Strong brings in the future of pop-punk with his single, Too Far. Posted on 23 September 2021 MX Strong’s latest single, Too Far, is full of angsty, hooky, pop-punk energy. Anyone who grew up with their iPods full of Blink 182 will want to pay attention. The up and coming artist takes plenty of inspiration from Machine Gun Kelly, Jack Harlow and SuicideBoys, which […]

September 23, 2021

Shake up your indie post-punk playlist with [glazier]’s prog-rock single, down.up.down.

Shake up your indie post-punk playlist with [glazier]’s prog-rock single, down.up.down. Posted on 23 September 2021 If your indie post-punk playlists need a shakeup, the jagged, complex time signatures in the standout single, down.up.down, from the three-piece powerhouse, [glazier] will do exactly that. While most artists experimenting with unorthodox time signatures usually do so with an air of inaccessible pretension, [glazier] take a more affable […]

September 23, 2021

Roysson delivers a Hip Hop and Grime playlist staple with his latest release.

Roysson delivers a Hip Hop and Grime playlist staple with his latest release. Posted on 23 September 2021 Roysson has been putting Hertfordshire on the hip hop map for the past ten years with his laceratingly sharp wit, massive beats and commanding persona. His standout single, Hip Hop and Grime, pays ode to the iconic UK grime style, but Roysson finds plenty of room to […]

September 22, 2021

Dandy artfully demands an end to ableism with her single, In Their Shoes.

Dandy artfully demands an end to ableism with her single, In Their Shoes. Posted on 22 September 2021 The Anchoress recently spoke out in her article in the Guardian about the ableist nature of the music industry that has ostracised her from live music; a similar experience is shared by the Shropshire, UK-based artist, Dandy. Driven by the determination to see fair representation and visibility […]