“Radiohead meets Nick Cave meets Bach. In the middle of a panic attack.” That dichotomy of sound is what defines Alien Hand Syndrome, AKA Vienna based artist Clemens Engert, and his new single and music video, “Entwined,” is personal, transportive, and moody leap into his world, and state of mind.
Sweet and sultry, Haley Reinhart’s “Last Kiss Goodbye” sounds like a jazz hit from a different era. Reinhart’s smooth, gorgeous vocals flow like waves on the beach, and the lyrics are beautifully catchy. The track sounds like it could have come from a movie soundtrack, or on the patio of a fancy Italian restaurant.
Last week, before Arkells took over Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton for their gigantic #ArkellsRally–the largest concert they have ever put on–Air Miles invited me to meet with frontman Max Kerman, and go behind-the-scenes with some lucky contest winners.
“So Good” is UK artist Ozonna’s new single, an uplifting electro pop track that could be your new morning standard. The song is bright and wonderfully brassy, with Ozonna’s smooth, velvet vocals that are punched up with just a bit of swagger.
The Eiffels’ “Body Like That” is what summer sounds like. The Los Angeles indie-pop band captures the fun, feel-good vibes of rolling down the windows and singing along with the volume cranked, and it doesn’t hurt that the track channels some of the fun of acts like Walk The Moon, with classic, old school pop attitude.
Listen to Fresh Indies Vol. 10, with a round-up of six incredible independent artists, including Dez Money, Yaysh, Sam Callahan, Shaun Frank, George Taylor, and Skrizzly Adams.
Accolades’ “Electric Groove” is a fun, fresh, and funky jazz extravaganza, featuring a jaw-dropping trumpet solo by Caban jazz star Alexis Baro, and a whole lot of love for their home town.
Coleman Hell is back with “Killer” new music. Following his massive hit “2 Heads” the artist’s two new singles are moody and electric, with a style that is unmistakably Coleman Hell.
“We traveled 1,618 miles to write a song about coming back home,” Kansas City alt-rockers Yes You Are said. “This song was inspired, in a dark LA studio, by the idea of someone that’s worth waiting for, and became a plea for the wait to be over soon.”
Jade Mya releases her new single “This Girl Don’t” this week, and it’s a sassy, bold new track from the Canadian singer who fuses country and rock with rootsy beats, electric guitar, and strong vocals.