James Bay – Wild Love (Official Music Video)

BRIT-Award winning singer-songwriter James Bay has shared his new music video for “Wild Love”. The latest single is Bay’s first since 2015, ended the drought on new music. Shifting gears every so slightly into a more electronic-focused sound, “Wild Love” still has Bay’s cool, soft vocals at the forefront, in the slick, textured love song. Starring Natalia Dyer of Stranger Things, the music video has Bay locking eyes with Dyer on a crowded dance floor in a melodramatic fashion. Check it out below, and head to James Bay’s website for more information…

S. Carey – More I See (Official Music Video)

(If you like: Bon Iver, Dan Mangan, Husky) Wisconsin singer-songwriter S. Carey is releasing his upcoming album Hundred Acres on February 23rd, and the Bon Iver musician has shared his latest music video and single from the release. “More I See” is a charming and soft indie folk song that aims to capture the Midwestern warmth, and does so with the help of the visual accompaniment. Shot in rural Wisconsin, the music video “is about this idea that no matter who or what you are, if you’re in need of help it…

Dirty Projectors – Little Bubble (Official Music Video)

Although there doesn’t seem to be an official release coming anytime soon from David Longstreth’s Dirty Projectors project, the experimental indie artist has shared two tracks in recent months. “Keep Your Name” and now, the delicate track “Little Bubble”. Clustering together drips and drops of miscellaneous textures and sounds, “Little Bubble” captures the fragility of a bubble. Longstreth calmly sings overtop a lush, soothing production, as he points out the two ends of being within a personal bubble – either socially, culturally, or technologically. The song’s transfixing jigsaw style is oddly relaxing,…

Jens Lekman – What’s That Perfume That You Wear?

Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman took on the ambitious challenge of releasing a new song each week in 2015. After accomplishing such a wild undertaking, the electro-pop musician has announced a proper full-length due February 17th titled Life Will See You Now. From the upcoming release is the shimmery new single “What’s That Perfume That You Wear?”. Incorporating influences from calypso, bossanova, and nu-disco, Lekman turns his easy-going performance into a relaxing, upbeat dance groove. Listen to the new single below and head to his website for more information and tour dates.

Jim James – Here in Spirit (Official Music Video)

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James released his sophomore solo album Eternally Even just a few weeks back, and the psychedelic record was sprinkled with political and social conversation. Released around the time of the American election, Eternally Even is a timely record, as racism and discrimination seem to be surfacing more and more. Lead single and one of the most captivating songs on the records, “Here In Spirit” aims to motivate not only the discussion and thought that goes into combatting hate and discrimination, but the action required. Displaying examples of people stepping up…

VACAY – Moving You

Working under the moniker VACAY, Toronto multi-instrumentalist Levi Randall is excited to be working on his upcoming solo debut EP. The young musician admits he enjoys the isolation of working as a solo artist, and with his new single “Moving You”, he also has a deep appreciation for sharing his work with fans and audiences. He explains: “As an artist so much of your creative expression is done in isolation. A lot of the satisfaction comes from the writing process but to be able to take your work to the stage…

In No Particular Order: October 28, 2016

Happy Halloween, everyone! Annnnnnnd wait for it…. Merry Christmas (Happy Holidays, etc.)! – Sincerely, Your local shopping centre   Get spooked and then switch to holiday cheer with the new In No Particular Order! It’s like Trick or Treating and Christmas morning in one exciting post! Catch up on all the new releases with our complete list, and don’t forget to follow me on Twitter and Instagram for more blended holiday cheer. And here we go! Allen Tate – Sleepwalker Have you ever been to Copenhagen? I haven’t – but from what I’ve…

In No Particular Order: October 7, 2016

Well, October’s here; I guess that means that things are about to get a little spooky and a whole lot more pumpkin-flavoured for the next few weeks. Not sure about you, but 2016 is flying by… Fortunately, that means there has been a candy bowl full of fantastic new albums over the past 10 months, and with this week’s In No Particular Order, you’re getting five more! For the entire list of new sweets (i.e. releases), click here. And don’t forget to follow me for more exciting updates on Twitter…

In No Particular Order: September 30, 2016

And now kids, the letter of the week is B! Can you think of any artists that start with the letter B? But seriously. Perhaps it’s merely coincidence, or the end of September just Brings the Best out of the letter B from Bands. This week’s INPO is Brimming with a Bounty of Brilliant musicians – all of which fall under the second letter of the alphabet in my music library. For a full list of new releases click here, and don’t forget to follow me on Twitter and Instagram…

Matt Gresham – Survive on Love (Official Music Video)

Berlin-based, Australian-raised singer-songwriter Matt Gresham only has a handful of tracks in his professional repertoire; nevertheless, his sound and passion reach well beyond. Starting as an acoustic musician, Gresham made the move to L.A. a few years back to hone his skills and now has signed with Warner Music Germany for his upcoming EP. Although the release date has yet to be announced, the young musician has shared his new music video for the lead single “Survive on Love”. “Survive on Love” is a glowing pop tune, rounded out by his soft vocals…