Category Archives: Alternative pop

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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SONG OF THE DAY Rainbrother – Juggler

With his new project in full swing, Bjarke Bendtsen’s (ex-The Migrant) and a group of musicians from Copenhagen will today release their debut album as Rainbrother. Titled “Tales From the Drought,” this album covers some quirky topics including songs about enduring jugglers, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Adam Torres – I Came To Sing The Song

There is something so powerful in Adam Torres voice, I’m sure it could launch me all the way to the moon if I listened to it long enough.  Exquisite is a word that springs to mind when I think of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Paperhead Dama de Lavanda

For the last six years Nashville’s psych-rock duo Paperhead have been creating their very own unique mix of music, concocted from an interesting blend of psychedelia and prog rock. Deriving both their name and musical inspirations from the experimental rock … Continue reading

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