Quote Club: The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

“Haunted is the second track we recorded for this Album, and unlike the other tracks, the instrumentation was recorded in just one live take.  The song also came together in the writing process very quickly too.  The song tries to explore the dark angst we feel when earthly companionship is either absent or fails to…

Launchpad: Roiael

Roiael is a singer-songwriter hailing from Nottingham in the UK. The young folk talent has only released two songs, his debut ‘Blue Outfit’ is a gorgeous piece of folk-pop, characterised by a focus on narrative. This writing style continues in his new record ‘Empty House’ – a bracing journey through the upstart’s poetic mind. Follow:…

Quote Club: Desert Moons

“This track was originally an idea of Simon’s conceived in our home studio. We sent it back and forth to each other over a period of a week, until it became what you hear today. We had a lot of fun with this song. We tend to always produce our favourite works when we’re evenly…

Van Boom – Neoprene

“I had started production around late 2015. The main concept about Neoprene was to make the listeners get really confused in a way of making them feel very isolated, and that was my current goal before releasing the track.” Follow Van Boom: Instagram Twitter

FIVE: Au Dre

New playlist feature alert! **KLAXON** Every week we’ll ask an artist to provide four of their favourite tracks at the moment, and we’ll add in their newest release to head the playlist. The first instalment is from Australian alt-poppers Au Dre. The Melbourne based duo recently released ‘Gravity’ which is picking up a lot of heat,…

Meghann Clancy – In Time

“‘In Time’ is a nostalgic reminiscence of the innocence and joy of young love, and how this can change when problems and difficulties arise. I drew inspiration for this song from the North sea, and we filmed the video at a beautiful beach in Northumberland. It is the first of 3 tracks I’m releasing, under…

Djiil – Sick N’ Tired

And old school hip-hop beat lays the foundation on Parisian producer Djiil’s new single Sick N’ Tired. The beat is accompanied by a guitar that phases in and out of soulful licks, peppered around Mickey Shiloh’s sumptuous vocal. Follow Djiil: Facebook

Tony Black – Get Back

“On “Get Back” I wanted to blend ​a ​summer time pop sound with a rap twist while still having a message and making it radio friendly. ​I think ​we’ve all been in a​ similar situation where what we have​ or what we are doing​ isn’t necessarily ​fulfilling that need we sometimes have a yearning for. So this song,…

On The Record: Drinker

This is your second single now, how do you feel the response has been so far? Aaron: Great, actually. This music is something completely new for both of us and I really didn’t know what to expect. It’s been great to see Spotify get behind it with placements on New Indie Mix, and New Music…

Luka Sol – Rise feat. Anastasia

Los Angeles based producer Luka Sol has teamed up with Anastasia for his new single ‘Rise’ – a rhythmic dancehall number that sees the beatsmith flex his button muscles; providing ample interest in the beat to surround Anastasia’s gliding vocals. Follow: Facebook Twitter

Alë Jay – Face Turns Blue @ Sofar NY

A little live experience here for our lovely readers. A soulful bluesy number from New York songwriter Alë Jay. Face Turns Blue is an impressive piece of songwriting and sounds great on record, with Jay’s vocal providing some stunning texture and control. However, it’s even more dynamic in this stripped back live version for Sofar, the…

Phil Simmonds – The Heights

Phil Simmonds is a Los Angeles based writer and producer. With a firm focus on crafting melodies Simmonds manages to pair well written toplines with expansive production elements. Keep an eye out for this one in your favourite playlists. Follow: Facebook Twitter Instagram