Jordi (Jordan Radnoti)

Jordi: The Garage EP

At just seventeen years old, Jordan Radnoti releases music as Jordi. Her first single “Escape Route” that was released back in January 2021 is nothing short of indie-rock gold.
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Views From Space - Other Side

Views From Space release second single ‘Other Side’

Views From Space released a standout track called 'Other Side'. The single is lush with warm layers of synths, and ambient vocals. Omi Gelacio, the artist behind Views From Space, mixes several memorable melodies that appear in the song, played out by several synths; one melody repeats and intertwines with his vocals. The bass sound has a full tone that fills the low-end perfectly.
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Hotel Pools - 'Palmscapes'

Hotel Pools – ‘Palmscapes’

Hotel Pools released their fourth dream-synth pop LP, called Palmscapes. Ben Braun of Portland, Oregon, is the artist behind Hotel Pools has consistently created incredible instrumental electronic tracks since he began in 2018.
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Angelo De Augustine - Blue

Review: Angelo De Augustine – Blue

Angelo De Augustine continues to build on his impressive catalogue of work with the release of Blue. His ability to create innocent, soothing, and emotive songs with his rounded nylon guitar, high falsetto, backed by Sufjan's voice, reveal his musical genius.
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Review: CASTLEBEAT – Melodrama

The music of Melodrama has the feeling of rushing past you, moving from the front of your ear to the back until it releases in a fog. The blurriness of the record is a peaceful high, but the faded catharsis also belies a certain pain. As Melodrama becomes progressively pensive, the brightness of CASTLEBEAT gives way to a muted melancholy.
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Simen Mitlid: Birds; or, Stories from Charlie B’s Travels From Grønland to the Sun, and Back Again

Review: Simen Mitlid – Birds; or, Stories from Charlie B’s Travels From Grønland to the Sun, and Back Again

Simen Mitlid is a songwriter from Oslo, who writes incredibly beautiful dream folk songs, capitalizing on the art of subtlety to create an immense dreamscape. "Birds; or, Stories from Charlie B’s Travels From Grønland to the Sun, and Back Again" becomes more brilliant with every listen as you digest the songs, sounds, and the movement between the tracks.
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Yumi Zouma: Truth or Consequences (Alternate Version)

Yumi Zouma: Reimagining Truth or Consequences

Just as Yumi Zouma released their third album, Truth or Consequences, an album they spent two years perfecting, the first COVID-19 wave crashed around the world. The night before the album was released, the band opened their album-supporting tour before a sold-out crowd. According to their Bandcamp page, as they walked off the stage the band was informed that WHO had declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The anticipated tour was canceled and everything was halted.
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Album art of Ruby Haunt - Sunbelt

Mix Review: Ruby Haunt – Sunbelt

Ruby Haunt's The Middle of Nowhere was one of my favorite albums in 2019. It took me to an inner place, as though I were on a long drive, gazing out the window at the changing landscape. So I was thrilled when they released Sunbelt, a nine-minute single, in March.
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Album art for MUNYA - Boca Chica

Mix Review: MUNYA – Boca Chica

Montreal artist MUNYA released a new single, Boca Chica, on Luminelle (a label managed by the Gorilla vs Bear folks). I’m confident you’ll dig this driving pop song by Josianne Boivin, the artist behind MUNYA.
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