LOWLIVES COLLECTIVE DROP DEBUT HIP-HOP TRACK ‘RUSTY MALCOM’

Made up of LumbeRoss, OrangeBloom, ValhallaKid and OSElliot, Lowlives Collective are a UK group recently formed after collaborating on one another’s projects last year. Their debut single entitled ‘Rusty Malcom’ (a reference to an episode of Malcom In The Middle) is a hip-hop track that takes a different approach to flexing …

HANA RELEASES POSITIVELY UPBEAT DEBUT SINGLE ‘BLACK BALLOONS’

Nillumbik based award winning singer-songwriter and composer HANA has released her debut single ‘Black Balloons’, a positively upbeat single with a twist. Classically trained on piano and with a natural vocal intuition HANA’s works have impressively been performed locally and worldwide. Reminiscent to the likes of Regina Spector, Yiruma and Missy …

A punk attitude with a pop flavour – In conversation with Sound Of Kalima

Hailing from Vancouver, punk outfit Sound Of Kalima is the brainchild of Sal and Pete, seasoned musicians who, by launching SOK this year, went back to their punk roots, while preserving a certain pop flair over their vocal melodies, which easily get stuck into the listener’s head. That’s exactly the case of their latest effort, the compact punk-pop jewel ‘Did It Again’. Set on a fast rise, we are confident that Sound Of Kalima is going to attract more and more attention as we go along. That’s why we wanted to get on it early, and get to know them better. Here’s what they told us!

The anthemic journey to the top of ABQ and their new pop-rock hit “SMOKE”

Hailing from Belfast with all the possible energy and determination in this world to create something memorable, the four-piece band ABQ just released their fourth single “SMOKE“. Produced by Paul Whalley (Nao, Wretch 32, Nina Nesbitt) at Tileyard Studios in London where the band is now based, “SMOKE” is the perfect …

Raw, Real and Straightforward – In conversation with Asadsangabi

Hailing from Nashville, Asadsangabi is the solo outfit of Oddnote’s frontman, who last week released the debut effort ‘Mental Vacation’. A 2.18″ minutes jewel, the track is a compressed banger, where no time is wasted, going right to the point and successfully catching the listener’s attention. Balanced between pop-punk angst and more poppy hooks, ‘Mental Vacation’ is a liberating and self-affirming anthem, boasting a simple yet complex message, wrapped into an immediate and infectious package. In anticipation of his future EP, in the work as we speak, we sat down with Asadsangabi to find out more about his artistic universe.

MINDSET DROPS LUSH NEW LO-FI SINGLE ‘PURPLE AÇAÍ’

“I’m sad when I write, but I’m happy when I sing” is the opening line to ‘Purple Açaí’ a track that represents how twenty-two-year-old alternative hip-hop artist Jonathan Borneman aka Mindest approaches writing his music. Raised in the rural town of Shelby, North Carolina, Mindset creates versatile and genre-blending music inspired …