Category Archives: Alternative pop

SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Bree – You’re So Cool (plus “Blur”)

Now, if are anything like me and enjoy a walk on the weird side I have just the thing for you, so stroll on over and explore the cool and kooky sounds of Jonathan Bree! With song titles like Tear … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY MIYNT – Subway Madness

What immediately struck me about today’s song was its ‘wonky’ melody! I say wonky because it has a real giddy and surreal feel to it, a little weird and a little quirky; all of which I’m more than a little … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shitkid – Favourite Thing

Åsa Söderqvist, aka ShitKid, is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Sweden who not only scribes all of her own music, but produces and records it too!  She first grabbed my attention this summer with the catchy sounds of Tropics  and I’ve followed her … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rainwater – Rolling Train

With band members hailing from New York (Aviva Stampfer, Dane Zarra, Neil Acharya, Patrick Curry) and Seattle (Amy & Drew Fitchette, Jesse Botello, Storm Benjamin), Rainwater are a group of musicians that create one sound from a multitude of influences. Releasing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Talking Heads – The Lady Dont Mind (early demo)

It’s 1984 in David Byrne’s New York apartment and his True Creatures Demos are in the process of being recorded.  These sessions featured demos for songs that were later included in their Little Creatures (1985) and True Stories (1986) albums and it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Braille Face – Run For Your Life

Just over a year ago I was captured and spellbound by a song called Because, a beautiful track that appeared on the debut album of Jordan White, aka Braille Face. Braille face is a Melbourne-based producer and songwriter who creates what … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shitkid – Alright

ShitKid is the project of 24-year-old Åsa Söderqvist who made her debut last spring with her self-titled debut EP, a release that quickly propelled her into being one of the most talked about new acts in Sweden Covering this young … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY ShitKid – Tropics

ShitKid is the project of 24-year-old Åsa Söderqvist who made her debut last spring with her self-titled debut EP, a release that quickly propelled her into being one of the most talked about new acts in Sweden. Originally from the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steady Holiday – Halloween In November

Andrea ‘Dre’ Babinski is a LA-based actor, singer-songwriter, violinist and guitarist; possibly best known as the indie solo act, Steady Holiday. With her debut LP Under the Influence due for release this June, the young artist has also just released her Terror … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY TH da Freak – Slugs

Always keeping a close eye on what the French DIY garage-psych label, Howlin’ Banana Records are promoting or putting out, I’ve had the pleasure of discovering Slugs today!  Not the slithery, slow-moving type either I hasten to add, but the song-type, with … Continue reading

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