With love and determination from Düsseldorf – the Luxembourgian songwriter just released a truly wonderful debut album with “Hi Now Hello”. And those who look beyond the warm melodies and playful guitar sounds will find a fascinating new artist who faces existential threats with the power of radical softness.
The London-based artist and songwriter Anna B Savage just released her sophomore record "in|FLUX". It takes the creative practice of stylistic shape-shifting of the debut to a next level. On it juxtapositions share space in ease as the artist embraces unlearning and ambiguity.
On their new record "World Wide We", OY take their journey to Earth. The band examines political and structural problems and injustices as well as intimate emotions. Moving feet and minds, OY make music full of hope. This week we are introducing their new record and asked them a few questions about it.
The unconventional artist Nuha Ruby Ra releases her second EP "Machine Like Me". A sonic experiment at its core, the music is driven by playfulness as well as the aim to deconstruct musical boundaries. We spoke to Nuha about the ideas behind the record and its making.
In a matter of reviving a classic songwriter spirit, Norwegian folk artist Signe Marie Rustad’s recent record turns a hopeful spirit into artistic courage and a nostalgic feel. For a new edition of our folk column we took the opportunity to chat her up and let her elaborate on the process, going into the tracks of her new record "Particles Of Faith" in detail. Make sure you also head into the playlist, which she co-curated with us for this occasion.
Tor-Arne and Lasse have left, but frontwoman Hayley Shea is keeping the show on the road with Norway's prowling pop punks reinvented as a musical collective. We caught up with her to chat change and the new EP "AWAKE/ASLEEP".
With determination and musical confidence, Jennifer Touch has already made waves in the Berlin underground scene but that was just the beginning. On her second studio album, the German artist breaks free from her past while emerging in a fascinating new form. Lovers of sinister wave pop shouldn’t miss this record so that’s one reason why we decided to ask her a few questions.
Every end of the month we are releasing a round-up of reviews of recent releases that moved us the most. These are the personal takes on hand-curated gems our team dug up (and the occasional chart topper), this time with artist Black Belt Eagle Scout, Andy Shauf, Krákow Loves Adana, Cat Clyde, Sophie Lindinger and Monako. What will be your favourite?