Glowing synths lull you into Quelle Rox's aquatic atmosphere on new track "Tired". Subdued vocals weave and float along a groggy melody that's full of hypnotic charm. Mediate on the "I'm tired" hook and calm your racing mind. The soundscape's lush lo-fi dream-pop aesthetic is sure to put you in a mellow mood.
Brandon Hoogenboom's "Feelin'" is a welcome flourish of auditory sunshine from the Golden State. An understated joy radiates from the even-keeled rhythm section and guitar riffs brimming with fluidity. Sweetness shines through mellow-moving melodies though never gets lost into a saccharine abyss. Take a break from the winter blues and get lost in a better … Continue reading Brandon Hoogenboom – “Feelin'”
Squishy synths dance around like a bloom of jellyfish while swiftly flowing vocals catch you faster than any Apple commercial melody in Bad Wave's "I Can Be A Friend To You". The hook builds in a tempered yet highly-anticipated demeanor and gives way to a refrain erupting with bustling synths and wistful lyrics. By the … Continue reading Bad Wave – “I Can Be A Friend To You”
We're off on a hallucinogenic ride through "Another Land" with Chicago psych rockers Lucille Furs. Deliciously twangy guitar chords and brisk percussion effortlessly glide alongside glistening key work reminiscent of The Doors' on "Riders On The Storm". The track's suaveness is highlighted by even-keeled vocals extolling relatable predicaments such as "you don't have … Continue reading Lucille Furs – “Another Land”
Follow Feng Suave into a curios psych-pop world on their new single "Venus Flytrap". Charming synths and placid guitar chords usher you into tranquility. Cruise along smooth waves of soulful vocals and a pleasantly ambling rhythm section. Get lost in the melody's contently resigned lyrics and float away on a dream of love. … Continue reading Feng Suave – “Venus Flytrap”
Netflix continues to up its production game with The Haunting of Hill House. If you're looking for a spooky show based in terror, with a strong dramatic narrative, you'll be hard pressed to find a better alternative. Well-developed, broken characters compliment a script that ties up its loose ends, which done well is a rarity … Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House + Bent-Neck Lady Tea
Jo Marches, "Move" is a subdued electro pop anthem. The track's smoothness doesn't compromise texture. Resilient vocals hover between an even-keeled delivery in the verses to a soaring ascension at the onset of the hook, but are always unwavering. The “move faster / step closer / jump higher / come closer,” hook is one of those … Continue reading Jo Marches – “Move”