Every Friday, four new music picks from music blogs worldwide are published as part of my Day & Night pages. Follow Day & Night on Twitter or Facebook. The magazine is out today in print with every copy of the Irish Independent so pick it up to see my full internet-heavy section with a piece on Death Grips as well as the rest of the mag.

Chelsea Wolfe

The Sacremento singer-songwriter’s third album, a 25 minute collection of gothic folk songs called Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs is as devastatingly atmospheric as it is strikingly melancholic. Spooky Halloween music.


20 year-old beatmaker Harley Streten is big in his native Australia thanks to his smooth voice-sampling electronica. The latest track ‘Holdin On’ suggests why; it crosses the line between soulful R&B pop melodies and head-nodding danceable rhythms.