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!

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.

Casis and Courtney Jade showcase raw talent in electronica infused jewel ‘I’m Ready To Love You Now’

‘I’m Ready To Love You Now’ is the product of a fruitful collaboration, featuring two raw talents with South African origins. Providing the instrumental backdrop – a contemporary electronica piece infused with melodic house beats and haunting synths – is Casis. At only 19-year-olds, he showcases an exquisite taste, inspired by …

Retro flavour in contemporary fashion – J. PASTEL share new single ‘Senegal’

When we came across j. pastel, we had to dig deeper and feature them on our blog. Boasting an electrifying mix of retro-flavoured synth, blended with indie-pop guitars and chunky beats, their latest effort ‘Senegal’ leave space to poignant but positive songwriting, executed through bucolic and layered vocals. Based in Chicago, …