HONNE – no song without you

UK electropop duo HONNE’s third studio album – well, technically, according to them, their first “mixtape” – has arrived, and it’s full of sentimental love songs and the duo’s typical cheery and minimal songwriting style. Recorded partially with the duo stuck apart and with less tools than usual at their hands while in quarantine, the … Continue reading HONNE – no song without you

Oh Wonder – No One Else Can Wear Your Crown

UK indie-pop duo Oh Wonder are back with another album of beautifully understated melodies as their worldwide profile continues to grow. While I definitely thought their sophomore effort, 2017’s Ultralife, was mostly played safe and was ultimately uninspired and unmemorable, the duo returns to some interesting high-powered synthpop production quirks here that often provide a … Continue reading Oh Wonder – No One Else Can Wear Your Crown

Poppy – I Disagree

The social media experiment slash performance art piece slash genuine musician that is Poppy has certainly been one of the most fascinating and consistently disorienting musical developments to follow over the past several years. Transitioning from YouTube videos featuring absurdist and satirical social commentary to music where she taps into a friendly, cheerful robot persona … Continue reading Poppy – I Disagree

Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life

Soulful indie-pop singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers has been selling out concert venues before she even released this debut project. After gaining wider attention through a viral video in which Pharrell Williams nearly started crying when he heard the then-unknown NYU music student’s early demo of “Alaska”, Heard It In A Past Life has been in the … Continue reading Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life