[video of the week] Les Dunes – Mellow Skies

“Mellow Skies” is the first single from the s/t debut album from the Norwegian band Les Dunes which will be released on Apollon Records and Kapitän Platte 24th of March 2023. Consisting of members from bands like The Low Frequency in Stereo, Undergrunnen, Lumen Drones, Helldorado and Action & Tension & Space. The band consists…

[video of the week] Best Fern – On and On

“On And On” is the second single from the forthcoming ambient dream pop album “Earth Then Air” by Best Fern, aka Montreal’s Nick Schofield and NYC’s Alexia Avina. Earth Then Air will be available digitally & on both black and clear 12″ vinyl starting 3 February 2023 from Youngbloods & Backward Music. The music captured…

[video of the week] Alison Eales – Fifty-Five North

“Fifty-Five North” is the first single to be taken from Alison Eales’ debut album “Mox Nox”. A song firmly rooted in Glasgow, and expresses how a place can be both transformative and overwhelming. The song features samples from the Glasgow subway, with a rhythm track from the sounds of the train doors closing, and a…

[video of the week] William Ryan Fritch – Blistering Wind

“Blistering Wind” from the album “Polarity”, out January 13th 2023 via Lost Tribe Sound. It is the first in a three album series reflecting on the many calamitous water crises affecting life on this planet. Many of the experiments and ideas for this project came from William Ryan Fritch’s work on the exceptional 2022 feature…

[video of the week] ILUITEQ – In Danger

Official video for “In Danger” by Italian ambient duo ILUITEQ (Sergio Calzoni and Andrea Bellucci). From their fourth album, “Reflections from the Road”, out February 17th 2023 via n5md. Loosely inspired by the book “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy, ILUITEQ’s fourth album, “Reflections From The Road,” expands the novel’s theme, where human beings are overwhelmed…

[video of the week] Nighttime – Curtain is Closing

Taken from “Keeper is the Heart Out”, on Ba Da Bing January 20, 2023. Video directed by Leah van der Werff & Eva Louise Goodman. Eva Louise Goodman’s Nighttime project locates itself on a musical tree planted on the British Isles, perched atop the branch of folk leaning into sixties rock. Her upstate New York…

[video of the week] Quentin Sauvé – Horizon

“Horizon” is the first single of Quentin Sauvé’s forthcoming album to be released in Spring 2023 via Hummus Records (Switzerland) in collaboration with Luik Music (Belgium) and Bright Colors (France). Alongside his post-hardcore band Birds in Row, of which he is the bass player, and following his first solo album “Whatever It Takes”, Quentin Sauvé…

[video of the week] Emma Gatrill – Be Brave

Taken from the upcoming EP of the same name. Emma Gatrill is a multi-instrumentalist based in Brighton, UK. Her debut, 2012’s “Chapter I”, was a poignant collection of songs based around her then-latest acquisition – the harp. Subtly accompanied by various members of Brighton’s Willkommen Collective, her intricate harp playing coupled with a unique vocal…

[video of the week] Tobias Arbo – Saudade

Swedish musician Tobias Arbo has released his debut single “Saudade” via CRC Records, and announced his first live performance on 1st December in his hometown of Stockholm. Accompanied by a wistful and nostalgic home-video style visual, “Saudade” introduces Tobias Arbo as a compelling new singer and songwriter capable of tying hearts in knots. Noting Bon Iver’s ‘For Emma, Forever Ago’, Phoebe Bridgers’ ‘Stranger In The…

[video of the week] Emiliana Torrini & The Colorist Orchestra – Mikos

Emiliana Torrini & The Colorist Orchestra Announce The Release of Their New Album Racing The Storm, Out 17th March Via Bella Union and shares opening track video “Mikos”. Following their recent standalone single “Right Here”, today Emiliana Torrini & The Colorist Orchestra announce the release of their new album Racing The Storm, out March 17th via Bella Union and available to preorder here. To…

[video of the week] Marlody – Summer

“Summer” is the first single from Marlody’s debut album “I’m Not Sure At All”, out January 13th 2023 on Skep Wax Records. Sung from the perspective of a young girl whose mother has died, “Summer” gives a disturbing, eerie picture of an adult world that’s losing its moorings.  The innocence of the child and the…

[video of the week] Sara Noelle – Color of Light on the Water

Sara Noelle’s latest single “Color of Light on the Water” is misty twilight meditation surrounded by sound bowl waves. The song, produced by Dan Duszynski with an animated video created by Kelsey Boncato, is the latest single drawn from her forthcoming 12-song album, following surreal on-the-road song “Blooming Yucca.” Noelle’s third full-length album, titled “Do…

[video of the week] Federico Madeddu Giuntoli – You Are (ft. AGF)

Taken from the forthcoming album “The Text and The Form”, out November 25th via Flau Records. “You are” is the first single of Federico Madeddu Giuntoli’s debut solo album “The text and the form”, starring legendary german e-poetess Antye Greie aka AGF, outstanding reference point in the fervent indietronic european scene of early 2000s. In…

[video of the week] Meg Baird – Will You Follow Me Home?

Taken from “Furling”, out January 27th 2023 via Drag City. Meg Baird contemplates hope and longing through the looking glass of a Jimmy Miller-era-Stones strut. Maundering through a haze of guitars, stretching and reaching for the sky above the gentle funk of the rhythm and the depth of resonant tones, she summons the rumbling electricity contained…

[video of the week] Lazzaro – Wide and Free

Taken from “The Inner Land is Wide and Free”, the first physical release of Belgian sound artist and songwriter Geraldine Vanspauwen, out October 25th 2022 via Bonambi. With six tracks unveiling a rich and captivating soundscape, she is exploring the possibilities of the human body, together with its accompanying obstacles; finding a calmness and freedom…

[video of the week] Shirley Hurt – Problem Child

Shirley Hurt, the project of Toronto-based musician, Sophie Katz has just announced details of her self-titled album which marks her debut on Telephone Explosion Records. Out on December 2, news of the record arrives today alongside the first single, “Problem Child” – for many, this is probably the first glimpse into Katz’s all-encompassing Shirley Hurt…

[video of the week] Edith Judith – Bridge

Taken from “Bones & Structure”, out October 14th on Ruination Record Co. “We’re not going anywhere,” Katie Ernst (Twin Talk, Jason Moran) sings on “Bridge,” a dreamy standout on Edith Judith’s debut album, Bones & Structure. As the music burbles softly around her—a deftly plucked guitar theme, a drumbeat that alternates between keeping and disrupting…

[video of the week] Permanent Vacation – FM

Taken from the album “Shelf Life”, out December 2nd 2022 via  Totally Real Records. Permanent Vacation is the duo formed by Christopher Marks (Lake Michigan) and Juliette Rapp. The duo, now based in Mexico City, describe their music as “the magnet of the block of 4 patterned drops of water slides down the door of…

[video of the week] Fiona Brice – Through Her Eyes

Taken from the album “And You Know I Care”, released October 2022 via Bella Union. Fiona Brice is a British composer, musical director and performer (violin, piano, BVs). She writes and releases her own music as well as collaborating with internationally renowned artists to provide orchestrations for studio albums, live concerts and TV and radio…