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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Jon Morrow - I'm No One

Jon Morrow releases sophomore single ‘I’m No One’

Jon Morrow is a songwriter from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, writing dreamy and personal songs. He uses a drum machine, which sounds like a beat from an old Casio (that's a positive), a looping electric guitar running through a tremolo or vibey chorus pedal, and layers of vocals and harmonies with a high pass filter applied.
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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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Yot Club - Santolina

Yot Club releases ‘Alive’ single

Yot Club released the first single from his forthcoming EP, 'Santolina'. The new single, 'Alive', is a highly anticipated track, following the viral explosion of his 'YKWIM?' single. The EP will be released through Nice Guys, which Ryan Kaiser of Yot Club talked with Puddlegum earlier this year. Also, Ryan released a music video for 'Alive'.
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Beauty Queen - Hope It's You

Beauty Queen drops ‘Hope It’s You’ single and video

Beauty Queen released a third single, 'Hope It's You', and music video from what we assume will be an album of songs through Sleep Well Records. This track is really polished, produced by Henry Moser of Henry Nowhere, and Beauty Queen's Katie Iannitello. A banjo opens the song and appears in the chorus, giving the song a fitting emotional edge.
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Old Sea Brigade - 'Mirror Moon'

Old Sea Brigade – ‘Mirror Moon’

Old Sea Brigade released a new single and music video, 'Mirror Moon', on April 9. This is the fourth single that has been released from his forthcoming album 'Motivational Speaking', which will be released on May 14 through Nettwerk.
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Puddlegum Podcast - Ep 4

Puddlegum Podcast: Ösla (Episode Four)

Kevin Flick (Puddlegum) talks with Henry Armbrecht and Bradley Thomas Turner of Ösla about their album 'Elko'. They talk about their minimalistic approach in instrumentation, their love of the Mellotron, and Bradley Thomas Turner's 'Major Motion Picture Original Soundtrack'.
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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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Thunder Dreamer - Of A Million

Three Dream Pop Videos To Not Miss: Thunder Dreamer, Dead Rituals, and Monad

Three dream pop music videos to not miss, from: Thunder Dreamer, Dead Rituals, and Monad. Thunder Dreamer released a video for Of A Million, a standout song from their new EP. Dead Rituals hails from Naples, Italy, and their latest EP was tracked while traveling the US, Australia, and Europe. Israeli artist Monad covers Cocteau Twins, 30 years after Heaven Or Las Vegas was released.
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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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Video Premiere: Cathedral Bells – ‘Undertow’

Puddlegum is premiering a new music video by Cathedral Bells, for the song 'Undertow'. Shot by Molly Mary O’Brien of Audiofemme, the video clips of close-up foliage and flowers, and distant ocean waves shift between being fully saturated in color to grayscale. It's a great video that matches this dreampop bop well.
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Jaguar Sun - Those Days

Puddlegum Mixtape: tape five

This tape is lowkey chill, so relax and take it in. Artist names link to the Bandcamp page (or alternative), and song name links to the song on Bandcamp (or Spotify when not available on Bandcamp). If the video in the YouTube playlist is a music video, the tracks below are marked “(Video)”. Otherwise, the songs are album art videos. SIDE AStarflyer 59 – This ReclinerI Break Horses – Death Engine (Video)Boycrush – 100% Lord Echo Remix (feat. Yumi Zouma)Sandy – Not ThereMunya – Boca Chica (Video)92914 – Koh (album ver.)Haux – CalicoVern Matz – Bssh (Video) SIDE BJaguar Sun…

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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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Vilde - Grace music video

Music Video: Vilde – Grace

Vilde's video for Grace shows Thomas Savage entering into a dark and listless arcade late at night. Savage overlays the droning backdrop of electric guitars with a heartfelt poetic reading. "Who is the one with the broken wing?" he asks.
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