BLOOM-WYNT//Single Review

Hard hitting from start to finish, Bloom, the latest single from South-Wales alt-rock band WYNT, is nothing short of a rock and roll battle cry. Bloom is bursting with thick layers of guitar and powerful drums, the kind of song that would be right at home on a party playlist.  As a band, WYNT drawsContinue reading “BLOOM-WYNT//Single Review”

I WISH-CEARA CAVALIERI//Single Review

Cascading darkness over dreamy pop synths decorate the landscape of Ceara Cavalieri’s latest single, I Wish. A powerful anthem for victims of romantic betrayal, I Wish carries the trademark craftsmanship of a successful pop song, but avoids falling into the trap of your typical top forty ballad.  The song starts off with a haunting, tremolo-guitarContinue reading “I WISH-CEARA CAVALIERI//Single Review”

ROLLERSKATING-SIZZY ROCKET//Single Review

Surging with a feminine edge, Sizzy Rocket’s latest release, Rollerskating, reflects on a long-lost first love. This track shimmers like the summer sun on a crystal blue lake, full of airy vocals and spacious guitar. Rollerskating picks up just enough in the chorus, packing a punch while still maintaining its effortlessly cool aura. For aContinue reading “ROLLERSKATING-SIZZY ROCKET//Single Review”

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN-CALI RODI//Single Review

Feel-good pop with a bitingly honest lyrical complexity: that’s what you get with Cali Rodi’s latest single, God Save The Queen. Relentless in her positivity and light-hearted production, Rodi plays upon familiar tropes of pop music to subvert the expectations that society places on modern women. The song opens with an already powerful vocal, overContinue reading “GOD SAVE THE QUEEN-CALI RODI//Single Review”

KEY LARGO-ANGEL HOTEL//Single Review

Refreshing and light like a summer cider, Key Largo, the debut single from Angel Hotel, delivers the perfect antidote for the heatwave. The song surges with groovy bass riffs and retro exuberance, leaving just enough space for its hook-laden top line to really shimmer. Right off the bat, the bass sets up a highly danceableContinue reading “KEY LARGO-ANGEL HOTEL//Single Review”

MONSTERS-Kat Saul//Single Review

With a voice like a crisp, autumn breeze over a complex quilt of synth textures, Kat Saul’s single, Monsters, truly shimmers. Saul’s appreciation for alt-pop shines through in her vocal intensity and honest lyricism, but it’s the combination of alt-rock ethos and modern production that makes this track so tantalizing.   Monsters draws its firstContinue reading “MONSTERS-Kat Saul//Single Review”

SMOKING GUN-MACY//Single Review

Intimate and full of delicate charm, Smoking Gun is the latest single from blossoming dream pop artist, MACY. Decadently colorful piano lines the backdrop to MACY’s vocals, rich with reverb and atmosphere. Smoking Gun pulsates with humanity and a raw vulnerability that takes a seasoned singer to get just right.  Off the back of aContinue reading “SMOKING GUN-MACY//Single Review”

UNLEARN-FEMMEBUG//Single Review

Sweet, feminine, indie pop is on the rise in 2020, and it’s a beautifully refreshing break from its oversaturated, male-fronted counterpart. Caitie Inson, who goes by the stage name Femmebug, rides this wave with her succulent single, Unlearn. This song is delicately balanced, leaving nothing to be desired except a second listen. Gentle flourishes ofContinue reading “UNLEARN-FEMMEBUG//Single Review”

SWITCH-SERA//Single Review

Bewitching and full of surprises, Switch, the latest single from North Wales singer-songwriter, SERA, breathes new life into the time-honored tradition of folk music. With the help of esteemed producer, Andi Crutwell-Jones, SERA spins electronica motifs into a heavily-orchestrated arrangement. This song has something for everyone.  From the get-go, Switch lives up to its title,Continue reading “SWITCH-SERA//Single Review”

BORN UNDER BAD STARS-FINN AND THE JACQUES//Single Review

“Maybe it’s because I was born under bad stars,” sing Finn and the Jacques, in their debut single. Isn’t that just all too cosmically relatable? With a hovering darkness over honey-sweet vocals, Born Under Bad Stars elicits a sensation of endlessness, akin to lying on your back beneath a summer night’s sky. The song beginsContinue reading “BORN UNDER BAD STARS-FINN AND THE JACQUES//Single Review”