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Pablo Suárez – Shiver

Artist: Pablo Suárez Song: Shiver Genres: #Instrumental, #Neoclassical, #Piano Location: Mexico City, Mexico Release date: May, 2021. Influences: Olafur Árnalds, Max Richter, Ludovico Einaudi Comment: With composers such as the ones mentioned above as his influences, it’s no wonder that Mexican composer and pianist Pablo Suárez‘s music sounds so enchanting. It is the type of …

Phoebe Bridgers – Sidelines

Artist: Phoebe Bridgers Song: Sidelines Genres: #indie Location:  California, United States Release date: April, 2022 Comment: Phoebe Bridgers has been featured here before and she’s pretty much everywhere these days, so I don’t think you need me to tell you who she is. What you may or may not know though is that she recently released a brand new …

Emarosa – Attention

Artist: Emarosa Song: Attention Genres: #altpop #indiepop Location:  Los Angeles, United States Release date: July, 2022 Comment: Emarosa is a band originally formed in Kentucky in 2006, but they have transformed themselves in such a way that they sound today like a completely different band, and I don’t mean simply the fact that they got a new lead vocalist, …

Metric – Paths In The Sky

Artist: Metric Song: Paths In The Sky Genres: #indierock #alternativerock Location: Toronto, Canada Release date: July, 2022. Comment: When I featured Metric‘s Black Sheep about two weeks ago, I mentioned that they had a new album (Formentera, named after the Spanish island where the band recorded it) that was quite good. I also said that I was going to feature …

Lit – Lullaby

Artist: Lit Song: Lullaby Genres: #alternativerock Location: California, United States Release date: June, 2004 Comment: A couple of weeks ago, I featured one of Lit’s new songs and this time around, as this week’s #ThrowbackThursday post, it’s time to put under the spotlight one of their most beautiful songs: 2004’s Lullaby. I loved this sweet tune, which guitarist Jeremy Popoff …

Hatsü – Be Conscious

Artist: Hatsü Song: Be Conscious Genres: #relaxing #ambient Location: London, United Kingdom Release date: May, 2022. Comment: Today, middle of the week, let’s switch gears to something extremely relaxing. Be Conscious is a hypnotic track from London-based music producer Bobby Turner, aka Hatsü, which is a Japanese name meaning Beginning. One problem I’ve found with most ambient tracks is …

Goldpark – Covered In Sunshine

Artist: Goldpark Song: Covered In Sunshine Genres: #indierock #altrock Location: Nashville, United States Release date: June, 2022 Comment:  Covered In Sunshine, from Nashville’s indie-rock trio Goldpark, gives me strong 1990s #poprock vibes. Something like U2 from that decade meets Blur. The song is the second single off the band’s forthcoming EP “Lady Lightyear“, and talks about the effect stepping …

Colour Tongues – Midnight Island

Artist: Colour Tongues Song: Midnight Island Genres: #indierock #altpop Location: Vancouver, Canada Release date: May, 2022 Comment:  Let’s start August with what folks in the UK call a banger. Midnight Island is a super infectious indie rock track by Vancouver-based band, Colour Tongues. It is inspired by young love and early romances and its goal is to transport you …

Burlington – Mind For Mind

Artist: Burlington Song: Mind For Mind Genres: #indierock #altrock Influences: Sam Fender, The 1975, The Wombats Location:  London, United Kingdom Release date: April, 2022 Comment: Some people have a gift for making addictive melodies without much effort and I believe that is the case of Matthew Ellis, a London-based producer/singer/multi-instrumentalist who releases a “chill-in-the-park” kind of indie rock music …

NERiMA – Amnesia

Artist: NERiMA Song: Amnesia Genres: #alternativerock Location: Toronto, Canada Release date: July, 2022 Comment: When I featured Toronto-band Nerima for the first time over a year ago, they were working on their debut EP and I’m happy to report that Have More Fun, which is how they called it, is finally going to be available next week. Earlier this month, …

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