A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven rapturous strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven glowing tracks to feed body and soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!
1/ ‘Into The Light’ by HIGH-TAILS (Sydney, Australia)
This delectable pop vibration will make you smile all day long. Electrical, vibrant and highly sticky. We need more feel good bands like this in these troubled times. This Friday, the 13th – oops – the band will release their debut longplayer ‘A Slight Hi’ – all information here…
HIGH-TAILS: Facebook – Twitter
2/ ‘Maybe’ by CAPTAIN SAMURAI (Phoenix, Arizona, United States)
A guitar driven psych groove that infiltrates your bloodstream slowly but surely. Definitely, maybe. Preeminent cut from the band’s excellent ‘Two Years’ EP – here on Bandcamp.
CAPTAIN SAMURAI: Facebook
3/ ‘Actor’ by WHENYOUNG (Limerick, Ireland / London, UK)
Here’s an amplified guitar pop stroke catching your hungry ears’ attention from the very first chord. A powerful ride spiced with cutting vocals and an energetic chorus. Bingo!
WHENYOUNG: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter
4/ ‘I Can’t Resist’ by THE GREAT ESCAPE (Los Angeles, CA, US)
Several decades of captivating pop, rock and soul in just 4 and 1/2 minutes. Steamy, funky and forceful slam with great horns and party vocals. Makes me feel all pumped up! More varied spectacle on their new album ‘Universe In Bloom’ – feel every track here on Spotify
THE GREAT ESCAPE: Website – Facebook – Twitter
5/ ‘Running In The Dark’ by GOOD GOOD BLOOD (UK)
Here’s an electrifying pop wave with a mind-pleasing vibe from one-man orchestra James Smith. An exultant track from upcoming album ‘Sun Of A Gun’ – out 4 December – info here
GOOD GOOD BLOOD: Facebook – More on Fox Food Records
6/ ‘Angostura’ by BOLINAS (Los Angeles, CA, US)
Close your eyes and you’ll drift away, eight miles high, with this daydream pop symphony.
An elevating experience beautifully colored with melodic harmonies and shiny guitar lines.
BOLINAS: Facebook – Bandcamp
7/ ‘You’re Only On My Mind’ by COURTNEY FARREN (New York, NY, US)
Courtney Farren‘s whispering voice sounds vulnerable and gripping like Sharon Van Etten unplugged, like an earthy angel in love. From her brand new debut EP ‘Nothing Like It’.
COURTNEY FARREN: Website – Facebook – Twitter