On her rousing and poignant new pop rock ballad “Enjoy the Ride,” folky singer-songwriter Emma Charleston reminds listeners to cherish life’s journey as much as its ever-changing destinations.
Alt-rock artist Pete Lynch went on a large road trip across America last year and captured a first person point of view of the entire trip on his GoPro and cell phone. He decided to compile all the footage and create a music video for his new single “Till The Rivers Run Dry”.
The Stevenson Ranch Davidians have announced they will release their new album Amerikana in June, but are teasing whats to come with the lead single “Holy Life” and accompanying video. This is The Davidians first album since 2009, scheduled for release in June 2017 on Minneapolis-based Picture In My Ear Records.
Check out the debut 7″ from Filthy Friends. Who?
Berlin based singer-songwriter Leslie Clio has just released her second single “And I’m Leaving” off upcoming new album PURPLE due on May 19th worldwide.
We have been looking intently at the modern pop scene for some time now, hoping and praying that somewhere out there, there is an artist who is able to take the musical elements of the past and make it sound modern, and pointing the way to the future. Well, finally we think we have – and his name is Gabriel Garzón-Montano!
Epic breathy electro-soul is on the agenda from Mothica on her new single, “Sometimes”.
Last year, Matthew Logan Vasquez (frontman of Delta Spirit) released his first solo album Solicitor Returns to critical acclaim for its earthy fuzzed-up pop-rock.
Epic, infectious and full of attitude, Stockholm based artist The Legends (a.k.a. Johan Angergård) shares his new single, “In Love With Myself” featuring the guest vocals of Elin Berlin (Eternal Death). The track is the 2nd single off new album Nightshift out today via Labrador Records.
Brisbane indie heavyweights – Screamfeeder – are one of Australia’s most-loved bands, capturing hearts and ears with their blissfully noisy pop-rock. Now they’re back, better than ever, with a new album on the way.
Today Spotify announced the launch of Spotify Premium for Students in Singapore. Spotify Premium for Students allows all registered students to enjoy Spotify Premium – and all of the many benefits that come with being a Premium subscriber – for half the usual price.
Legendary Detroit band Death has released their single “Cease Fire” and is available digitally via TryAngle Records. The track appears on a vinyl 45 along with “You Are What You Think” (from the Death LP N.E.W.) out. Both tracks along with two additional songs will be released on an EP coming this fall.
Winnipeg’s emotive garage pop-rock quartet Mise en Scene has returned with their sophomore full length album, Still Life On Fire, due out June 30 on Light Organ Records.
Blues-rock still resonates, as Norway’s Captain Kill demonstrates on this visceral EP.
So this Singapore pop band called AVANEER followed our Instagram account and when we checked out the only song on its Soundcloud account, we were blown away!
On his previous albums, Japanese multi-instrumentalist Shugo Tokumaru had brilliantly showcased his ability to push the boundaries of what pop music can be — crafting infinitely rewarding songs built on layers upon layers of sounds produced by instruments both familiar and unique.
Brandon Carr of folk-psychedelia band The Earlies and John Dufilho of experimental pop group The Apples In Stereo and indie rockers The Deathray Davies have joined forces to create Corner Suns.
Back in the 2000s, we used to cover positively Boston mod-pop band The Pills. Since breaking up the band, Corin Ashley has been periodically releasing solo material and functioning as a session player with the likes of Cardinal & Martin (Boo Radleys) Carr. In January of last year, Ashley suffered a stroke which threatened to curtail his musical career but Ashley never gave up on himself and new album Broken Biscuits is a testament, not only to his talents, but to his resilience.
Considering how traditional pop-rock is no longer commercially viable (and let’s face this hard truth, puh-lease), we should celebrate this state of affairs instead as it guarantees that – most of the time – new music made in this tradition is going to be genuine and true to the artistic vision of its creator/s. Case in point: Gretchen’s Wheel.
As we have frequently observed, it’s difficult to find proper melodic rock bands in the current Singapore music scene. But if you know where to look, you will discover that a S-ROCK underground exists, where bands like Gilded Edge do what they do best – make authentic rock ‘n’ roll.
Canadian duo You’ll Never Get to Heaven have released their third full-length album, Images, and fans of 90s dreamy ambient pop music will find much to enjoy.
Now for something completely different! Here’s a combination of music and books that is fairly unique from Lusterlit.
Brand new Brooklyn-based trio, Everything Turned To Color, announces its debut album, Life Imagined, due out June 23rd 2017.
Art-rockers British Sea Power are back with a brand new album – its sixth – and it’s a glorious return to the exhilarating, bright-minded guitar music that earned them their breakout nomination for the 2003 Mercury Music Prize as they cover subject matter ranging from the stars in the night sky to the methodology of media manipulation.
Brooklyn-based “Nu-Wop” act, PEP returns with their latest track “As Lovers” accompanied by a perfectly timed vintage Betty Boop animation.