Category Archives: Alternative pop

SONG OF THE DAY Happy Axe – Seven Sounds

Planting its melodic roots in your head with its haunting intro, Seven Sounds is the first single from the Australian violinist and singer-songwriter, Emma Kelly – a.k.a Happy Axe.  Tune into its emotive strings and you will be hypnotised by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Accü – Did You Count Your Eyes?

A heady fusion of psych and electronica defines the sound of the half Dutch, half Welsh artist, Accü’s debut single.  Did You Count Your Eyes? released last Friday and is to be the first track from her forthcoming album which is due … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Comfort – Pass Me The Syrup

Comfort are a Brighton-based alternative outfit founded in 2017 whose second single, Pass Me the Syrup certainly lives up to its ‘sticky’ name; it’s firmly stuck in my head! The band consists of three childhood friends, Brendan Lyle, Jake Brown and James … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rainbrother – Black Chemicals

I first came across the soothing folk-rock sounds of Rainbrother in 2016 with the discovery of a Riverside, the opening track from their 2017 debut album, Tales From the Drought. Coming together with a group of musicians from the Copenhagen indie … Continue reading

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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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