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My personal ‘ones to watch’ in 2018

Without a doubt it has been a highly successful year for music - many projects have been released and even more songs have been put out there. Many shows have been organised, many new talents have been found. Personally, I had the pleasure of discovering so many outstanding artists this year - singers, rappers, creatives - it's been such a major pleasure getting to know them, their music and their vision. There were a...

2017 – The Highlights

2017. What a year. I don't even know where to begin with but let’s try. The other day I went to a listening party and met the guy whose music platform was the first one I ever wrote for, the start of my journey basically. I started getting into music properly back in 2015 (yeah that's late but better late than never am I righttt, I have always loved music but never thought about working...

The Real Cool – Blinds

I´ve got a new favourite indie pop band! Their name is The Real Cool and they are based in Birmingham, England. Enthusing their listeners with incredibly smooth and laid-back guitar lines and soft synths since 2016, Thomas Pledger-Barton, Jacob Barton and Ellis Garrat have quickly established a supporting local community and are already known for delivering pretty solid live shows. Opening up for bands such as Clay or Pixel Fix, The Real Cool is looking to...

Interview: Blayre Mic

A few posts back I have already introduced you to Blayre Mic, the singer-songwriter with the peacock-blue hair from Oakland, California. Today I had the amazing opportunity to interview the lovely artist about her work, her goals and her inspirations. Let me tell you, this emerging musician has a lot of plans for the future so make sure to check her out because she plans on taking over the music industry by storm! It...

Patch – Point Of View

What exactly is a point of view? This is what Londoner rapper Patch is trying to find out in his latest release titled- you guessed it- Point Of View. His conclusion is the following: "Point of view is me taking a moment to understand that the truth and essence of people and situations is based purely on the filter through which we as individuals look at them. It's about knowing that we have the power...

Mirror Signal – Try

Mirror Signal, the singer from Suffolk, whose real name is actually Steven Barker, is still quite unknown in the business. However, not only has he been compared to James Blake, Ed Sheeran or Jamie Woon - he got also titled as "one to watch" after supporting Jess Glynne or John Newman on tour. And now, alt soul fans watch out! Mirror Signal has just dropped a brand new track and it's beautiful. The song, titled...

Tom Bem – Hide and Seek

Tom Bem is no secret in the music industry anymore. He has acted as a songwriter for several artists such as Bastille or Boy George (Culture Club), and supported the likes of Ms Dynamite, Tinchy Strider or Sway on tour. Now, the South Londoner has released the first official single off his upcoming EP Beast Side, the follow-up to Shallows. Titled Hide And Seek, the singer states that it "outlines the struggle of trying to...

L Marshall – Yellow Chevy

It has been rather quiet around L Marshall after his collaboration  with Wretch 32 for his successful track Traktor. However, now the singer-songwriter is finally back with a brand-new release titled Yellow Chevy, an up-beat yet melodic R&B production which is the very first single out of his upcoming EP The Amazing Time Machine. For Yellow Chevy, the Londoner teamed up with other than Jamaican producer Supa dups, who is responsible for Drake's smash...

Live: NELLY

On Monday (23-05-2016) Nelly stopped for a show in my town regarding his "The Fix"- Worldtour. The event took place in a small concert venue in the outskirts of Munich- so of course I went there, and I must say: I enjoyed it a lot! [gallery ids="383,384" type="square" columns="2"] The concert was supposed to start at 8pm but Nelly didn't come on stage until around 9 o'clock. When he finally appeared, the crowd went mental! The...