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Introducing... Zola Blood

I love myself a depressive and introspective synth tinged band who straddle across genres properly and Zola Blood do absolutely that. Their brand of electronica is like they’ve stripped out guitars for synths and happily threw themselves into an abyss. 49 more words


Moar music

Started a new project with an old friend, with a dark, pop-y vibe that plays well with the New Bass That Needs a Name. The first song is super promising. 6 more words

Bat For Lashes - "The Bride" Review

Bat For Lashes, Natasha Khan’s moniker, released her fourth album last year and as she continued to elaborate and expand her palette with other music ventures, its surprising just how little has changed over the four albums. 759 more words


Chess Smith – Queen of the High Held Head Walk

Christopher Nosnibor

There’s nothing shameful about pop music per se, and there’s no two ways about it: a good hook is a good hook, and however much you – or I – might adore obscure noisy shit of the most punishing velocity, there’s no substitute for a killer chorus, well-delivered. 160 more words

Singles And EPs

Find Hope In The Edgy Pop Territory Of Bloom Twins’ “Set Us Free”

“You gotta set us / Set us free” chant Bloom Twins. The Ukrainian twin poptresses, Bloom Twins, take us into an edgy pop territory throbbing with hope in their new single “Set Us Free.” There is a cry for freedom in the piercingly wispy vocals of the duo amidst the marching thumps that enter your ears in midtempo. 161 more words


Post Punk Dark Pop

JORDAN STEAD (Bass)/ “POSS” STRICKLAND (Vocals/Guitar)/ STEVE WHITFIELD (Guitar/Vocals) / ASH (Drums)

Leeds based KLAMMER put a contemporary twist on the post-punk vibe. Although there’s plenty of hooks in their songs there’s an edgy, dark broodiness coursing through the sound of the band. 107 more words

No:carrier – Broken Rainbow

No:carrier is a duo comprised of producer Chris Wirsig and singer Cynthia Wechselberger who formed the band in Germany back in mid-1990s. In 2012, Wirsig relocated to California whereas Wechselberger stayed in Germany; however, the two continued expanding their project and have added more singers from San Francisco (Lauralee Brown, Liza Marie Sparks) and Los Angeles (Scilla Siekmann, Bobby Halvorson). 708 more words