‘8 (Circle)’ is a song from Bon Iver’s forthcoming album 22, A Million and Justin Vernon and co. debuted it live on Jimmy Fallon last night. The performance debuts their new stage show setup as well as a soulful atmospheric song that sounds like a mix between ’70s soft rock and modern soul. It’s a beaut. Bon… Read more »

Posted on September 15th, 2016

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It’s a surprise in 2016 to see artists of any kind, established or otherwise actually make a really good music video (or make a music video at all really) and Beck has done just that. Channeling the whimsy of his peak for the buzz, the video he co-directed with Grady Hall features random imagery of… Read more »

Posted on September 14th, 2016

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Christine & The Queens has been the breakthrough act of 2016 and rightly so, Héloïse Letissier is an inspiration, an artist with a commanding presence and great tunes. Her debut album Chaleur Humaine was released in France a couple of years ago but an English version released this year gave her worldwide recognition along with… Read more »

Posted on September 8th, 2016

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One of the main highlights of Electric Picnic for many, Rusangano Family struck while the iron is hot (and the rest of us were asleep) in releasing a new video for their Let The Dead Bury The Dead track – ‘Soul Food’ yesterday. Directed by Dave Tynan (Just Sayin’ / Jape), it was shot in… Read more »

Posted on September 6th, 2016

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Last week I gave you the fine debut single by Soulé, a drum and bass-influenced R&B track called ‘Love No More’. Now here is the colourful video directed and produced by Diffusion Lab. The video also features Matt and Kamile who are dance instructors in Wild Youth Dance School and Extreme Dance School.

Posted on September 6th, 2016

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With We Move coming out this Friday, we’re going to be hearing a lot more of James Vincent McMorrow. With his upcoming tour, we’re going to be seeing him more too and here’s a taste of James and his band playing ‘Get Low’ in Metropolis Studios in London. Directed by Libby Burke Wilde.

Posted on August 31st, 2016

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DJ Koze’s remix of Lapsley’s ‘Operator’ is the remix of the summer, a sunshine disco curtain-closer. A 10-minute extended version of the song was released on 12″ but now there’s a video for the radio edit directed by Cherise Payne and conceived by Låpsley. “The video Is inspired by an amazing night after my first… Read more »

Posted on August 22nd, 2016

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You know the story of Fatima Yahama’s ‘What’s A Girl To Do’ by now, but last November, the Dutch producer released a very good album in Imaginary Lines which had up-to-date dancefloor jams like ‘Love Invaders’, ‘Sooty Shearwater, King Of Migration’ and ‘Borderless II’ to name three highlights on it. The video explores the identity… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2016

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Cork man Eoin French latest Talos song ‘Your Love Is An Island’ is one of his most brittle and affecting yet. That line “Your love is an island, I’m scorched in the sands of it…” is so simple yet powerful. ‘Your Love Is An Island’ is taken from the O Sanctum EP (August 19th), which… Read more »

Posted on August 10th, 2016

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Last year, Bobby Aherne aka No Monster Club released his best album yet People Are Weird on Popical Island/Mirror Universe. The lo-fi charmer’s ‘I’m Retired’ is an earworm indie pop track that was voted number 12 in Nialler9’s Best of 2015: Readers’ 25 top Irish songs. Now, Daniel Martin has put together a new video… Read more »

Posted on August 10th, 2016

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James Vincent McMorrow’s ‘Rising Water’ is a intriguing entry into album number three We Move for the musician. With production by Drake producer Nineteen85 and a promise of more honest soul-bearing, McMorrow might be in a creative peak or the start of one. Today, the video for the track by David M. Helman debuted. James… Read more »

Posted on August 10th, 2016

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