SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 34…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven splendid strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven terrific tracks to feed body and soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!


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1/ ‘Air Supply’ by ahem (Minneapolis, MN, US)
From the smashing opening your adrenalin’s flow will pump faster, your uncontrollable body will make mysterious moves and your screaming voice will go nuts. Want more? Move all of your furniture and play the band’s new storming 4-track EP right here.

ahem: Facebook

2/ ‘Sweat’ by SUPER PARADISE (London, UK)
Expect multiple layers of bloodthirsty guitars coming straight at you and knocking you all over. This unstoppable tsunami stroke roars fiercely like a Grand Prix bolide. Hell yeah!

SUPER PARADISE: Facebook

3/ ‘Salvation’ by THE BERRIES (Seattle, WA, US)
The first single of Seattle artist Matt Berry‘s new project combines Neil Young‘s electrical emotionalism and Dinosaur Jr‘s jingle jangle melancholy. Final result is soul-stirring and heart-touching. Debut LP ‘Start All Over Again‘ out in October via Help Yourself Records

4/ ‘Young Man Old Boy’ by TIMI TEMPLE (Sydney, Australia)
This glammy pop firecracker rattles tremendously from the very imposing start to
the shaking end. A sticky ripper that will invade your bloodstream instantly. Top cut!

TIMI TEMPLE: Facebook

5/ ‘Sophomore’ by HONEY LUNG (London, UK)
An intensely passionate and overwhelmingly electrifying LOUDquitLOUD escapade hard to resist. Like My Bloody Valentine meeting up with early Nirvana for a rambunctious jam. Ace!

HONEY LUNG: Facebook

6/ ‘Run Away’ by HOLIDAY PARTY (Brisbane, Australia)
This sunlit dream pop rainbow will make your thoughts drift away to a relaxing place of your choice. This humdinger’s delightful and groovy timbre has a bewitching feel you’ll absorb directly. Magical vocals and ravishing orchestration. Available via Bandcamp.

HOLIDAY PARTY: Facebook

7/ A LA COOL by MERCI FCKING BEAUCOUP feat. Natalia Pujszo (France)
We’ll end this week’s Seven In The Mix with this sensual and mind-pleasing chill out
vibe. Dancey, trippy and perfect to loosen up your senses. Electro massage! Santé!

MERCI FCKING BEAUCOUP: Facebook

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 33…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven steamy strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven terrific tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Don’t Be Afraid’ by SO MANY WIZARDS (Los Angeles, CA, US)
After two LPs and EPs this self-declared dream punk quartet returns with a highly spellbinding jam that infiltrates your bloodstream instantly. The key riff speeds up,
slows down, restarts while this prepossessing crackerjack turns into a transfixing
trance-like experience, also the high-spirited vocals enlarge the mystifying impact.

SO MANY WIZARDS: Facebook

2/ ‘Are You Ready To Go’ by MORNING HARVEY (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)
Sticky earworms like this put a giant smile on my face. The combination of infectious tunefulness and hooky guitar electricity works tremendously well. This bouncy corker
is from their upcoming debut album, entitled ‘With the Pinstripes‘ out on 21 September.

MORNING HARVEY: Facebook

3/ ‘Twin’ by VOIID (Brisbane, Australia)
Here’s a female gang of “hellish girl-shriek that makes your face melt and your boyfriend cry.” Their amplified exultation and loud & clear outspokenness comes right at you with flaming flare. Steamy stuff you can scream, shout, yell and go totally bananas to! Hell bloody yeah!

VOIID: Facebook

4/ ‘Small Spaces’ by MICAH P. HINSON AND THE MUSICIANS OF THE APOCALYPSE
Ahead of new LP ‘When I Shoot At You With Arrows, I Will Shoot To Destroy You’ London
artist Micah P. Hinson and his apocalyptic apostles released new single ‘Small Spaces‘. Turbulent, charged and puzzling. A fully powered, wayward guitar-driven performance.

MICAH P. HINSON: Facebook

5/ ‘Cold Feet’ by SPACEY JANE (Fremantle, Australia)
Gripping pop passion from down under. This indie 4-piece produces an engrossing mix
of sticky melodiousness, passionate vocals, electrical swagger and vivid orchestration.

SPACEY JANE: Facebook

6/ ‘So Much’ by SHAPES ON TAPE (Brooklyn, New York, US)
A self-declared “Brooklyn-based Brew-Wave/Ultrapop group whose infectious hook-laden
3-minute bangers represent a new era where loud guitars and synths can coexist and party together.
‘So Much’ shines like a glittering disco-ball with a remarkable vox up front!

SHAPES ON TAPE: Facebook

7/ ‘Fetters And Feathers’ by CILIENCE (Los Angeles, CA, US)
Cilience‘s songs “fuse poetic lyrics with driving rhythms and intricate melodies“. ‘Fetters And Feathers’ is the most catchy and hooky cut from their same titled 4-track debut EP that displays the band’s stimulating passion. You can stream the EP in full on Bandcamp

CILIENCE: Facebook

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 32…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven striking strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!


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1/ ‘Getaway’ by ALCABEAN (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Frisky Danish guitar popsters strike again. ‘Getaway‘ roars terrifically from start to finish.
Copious electricity, booming rhythm section and a striking chorus to go nuts to. Bingo!

ALCABEAN: Facebook

2/ ‘High Above’ by SEASIDE HEIGHTS (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Most notable track from their new 4-track EP ‘Made Up Minds And Bad News‘. Stirring swagger, anthemic spirit and expressive vocals. Top-quality songwriting. Stream EP here.

SEASIDE HEIGHTS: Facebook

3/ ‘Too Fast’ by HEY HARRIETT (Adelaide, Australia)
Sunlit pop injection to sing, hum or whistle along. Playful, vivid and sparkling. Invigorating!

HEY HARRIETT: Facebook

4/ ‘Hey!’ by SUMMER MAGIC (South City St. Louis, US)
Summer Magic‘ aka Kevin Bachmann sounds like a 90s psychedelic Britpop version of The Beach Boys on his new single. Addictive jingle jangle riffs and luminous harmonies. Top!

SUMMER MAGIC: Facebook

5/ ‘Pants Off’ by THE CREACHIES (Baltimore, Maryland, US)
Highly catchy pop stroke transferring you to state of careless ecstasy. Elevating and frolic!

THE CREACHIES: Facebook

6/ ‘Omador’ by NORPHLET (Waco, TX, United States)
Multi guitars fueled roller coaster going fast/slow/fast. What you get is tons of electrical energy. Infectious, intense and powerful. From the duo’s self-titled EP. Stream it here.

NORPHLET: Facebook

7/ ‘Nothing Is Enough’ by DELTA WILL (Toronto, Canada)
This relaxing bass driven groove, smoothly colored with twinkling guitars and impassioned vocals all over it, will make you dream away. From their new EP ‘Multitudes I‘ – stream here.

DELTA WILL: Facebook

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 28…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven stirring strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Lost Highway’ by LUSTS (UK)
This brotherly band goes on a romantic trip into the unknown on their new single
named after the David Lynch movie. Energized with sensual, alternating female/male
vocals, ‘Lost Highway‘ feels like a sonic hallucination. Both fascinating and attractive.

LUSTS: Facebook

2/ ‘Melody’ by LUCY AND THE RATS (London, UK)
Highly spirited and amplified glam pop that will activate all of your senses. Elevating and lively. From the band’s excellent new, swirling self-titled album – available on Bandcamp.

LUCY AND THE RATS: Facebook

3/’Health And Wellbeing’ by GARDENBACK (Oldham, Manchester, UK)
This new, delirious single by outspoken garage trio ‘Gardenback‘ electrifies from start
to finish. The reverberating guitar parts sound like they were recorded back in the psychedelic sixties and inject this commotive crackerjack non-stop with flaming fuel.

GARDENBACK: Facebook


4/ ‘Weather’
by MAYPINE (Brighton, UK)
Emotionally charged indie rock roller coaster build around layers of invigorating guitars, frontman Jase‘s impassionate voice and a quiet/loud/quiet structure. Flamboyant eruption from the band’s new, excellent 4-track EP ‘Bend/Break‘. Stream it in full here on Spotify.

MAYPINE: Facebook

5/ ‘You’re Winning Me Over’ by NAT VAZER (Melbourne, Australia)
Exquisite vox and high-quality songwriting from down under. With this desirous, captivating and mighty sparkling love song Nat Vazer will, undoubtedly, gain tons
of new fans. You can purchase the outstanding humdinger here on Bandcamp.

NAT VAZER: Facebook

6/ ‘Graffiti Hen Ewrop’ by ilu (Wales)
This adventurous and electrodynamic debut track by Welsh project ‘ilu‘ will capture
your attention from the get-go. The spellbinding song is inspired by heartbreak, grief
and loss but designs also a sense of hope for a joyful future again. Gloomy splendour!

ILU: Twitter

7/ ‘Love Is A Word’ by THE SMITTENS (Burlington, Vermont, US)
This dreamy jingle jangle pop gem colored with delightful harmonies sticks instantly. Amorous and starry-eyed beauty from upcoming LP ‘City Rock Dove‘ – all info here.

THE SMITTENS: Facebook

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 27…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven spirited strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Astoria Jack’ by NOT OF (Toronto, Canada)
Canadian noise tandem roars with force, braggadocio, heavy vivacity and punchy panache.

NOT OF: Facebook

2/ ‘Left For Dead’ by OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR (South Yorkshire, UK)
Imagine Ministry and Nine Inch Nails having a vicious jam. Sounds like a nasty nightmare!

ONS: Twitter

3/ ‘Perfect Fit’ by BLACK SPRING (Brighton, UK)
Startling indie Brit-rock electricity with razor-sharp bravado and a highly sticky chorus.
From their brand new record ‘Everything I Knew (Bedroom Demos)‘ – here on Bandcamp.

BLACK SPRING: Facebook

4/ ‘Small Change’ by JACK ELLIS (Cardiff, Wales)
Passionate, mesmeric and intensified emotions. High quality songwriting for heart & soul.

JACK ELLIS: Facebook

5/ ‘Sweet Teeth’ by ODETTA HARTMAN (NYC/DC,US)
Like a modern-day Kate Bush producing modern-day country folk. Strikingly magnificent.

ODETTA HARTMAN: Facebook

6/ ‘Projectile Dysfunction’ by STALAGMITES (Salford, Greater Manchester, UK)
Amplified pop stroke with glistening guitars and an expressive vox in the middle. Stirring!

STALAGMITES: Facebook

7/ ‘Eye’ by THERESE LITHNER (Sweden)
A spine-chilling voice balancing between Florence Welch‘s profoundness and Björk‘s adventurousness. From Lithner‘s mesmerizing 4-track debut EP. Stream it here.

THERESE LITHNER: Facebook


See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX!7 Crackers For Week 24…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven fervent strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!


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1/ ‘Red Horizon’ by PALM GHOSTS (Nashville, US)
This irresistible stroke will activate your bloodstream instantly. Ongoing addictive riffage, pulsating beats and touchy duet vocals. Cold waves causing warm sentiments. A prime cut from the band’s brand new, excellent LP ‘Architecture‘. Discover it here on Bandcamp.

PALM GHOSTS: Facebook

2/ ‘Peaches’ by ANIMAL HOUSE (Based in Brighton, UK)
This red-hot garage rock ripper will make your head spin 360° and will make your feet tap uncontrollably. Deranged stuff, with a Kings Of Leon twist, to go completely bananas to!

ANIMAL HOUSE: Facebook

3/ ‘Coming Down’ by GENA ROSE BRUCE (Melbourne, Australia)
The song is “a happy-go-lucky look into self-destruction and total upheaval. Complete with ironic cheerfulness and introspective criticism” says this charismatic Aussie artist. With her hypnotizing voice and striking songwriting potential she’s on her way to something special.

GENA ROSE BRUCE: Facebook

4/ ‘Without You’ by FABRIC BEAR (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Energetic three-headed guitar driven generator creates elevating exhilaration. Their combination of catchy poppiness and electrical tunefulness works perfectly! Bingo!

FABRIC BEAR: Facebook

5/ ‘To Be Without You’ by MOON LOVES HONEY (Danmark)
Multi-layered synths, floating harmonies and a meditative sensibility. Dreamy vibrations feeling and sounding like an electronic symphony. This wholehearted reverie is on the band’s fresh debut LP, titled ‘You Drift Away From Me – explore the album on Bandcamp.

MOON LOVES HONEY: Facebook

6/ ‘Entropy’ by MERCY FLIGHT (Canada)
Pop music at its entertaining best. Melodic splendor, colorful arrangements, gracious chorus and an appealing voice. Endearing sonic allurement with a soulful smile. Lovely!

MERCY FLIGHT: Facebook

7/ ‘I Made It Up’ by ELECTRIC FLOOR (Italy)
This ambient and spacey electro humdinger transfers your mind to dreamland from the very start. Delectable synths and relentless drum beats cause romantic euphony. Ace!

ELECTRIC FLOOR: Facebook

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 23…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven stirring kicks I played on repeat these past days
Seven lively tracks to feed body and soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Yes Men’ by ED THE DOG (High Wycombe, UK)
Here’s some tremendously pumped-up electricity. A striking pop punk fireball in overdrive. This blazing ripper will make your head turn 360° non-stop. What a smoking outburst! Top!

ED THE DOG: Website – Facebook – Instagram – Twitter

2/ ‘I’m Ready’ by COLOGNE (Philadelphia, PA, US)
After a promising 2017 debut EP this swirling Philly engine hits bullseye with their new electrifying stroke. Multi-layered guitar firework, an overall catchy flow and intens vocals.

COLOGNE: Debut EP ‘New World’ on Bandcamp – Website – Facebook – Twitter

3/ ‘Dark Surf’ by CURIOUS HOUR (London, UK)
Impossible to resist this dazzling whirlwind. A truly red-hot tsunami with singer Emily Grazebrook‘s ardent soul vox on top of the storm. After a bluesy intermezzo midway the band reloads and finishes thunderously. From their ‘Explore‘ EP – stream on Bandcamp.

CURIOUS HOUR: Facebook –  Twitter

4/ ‘I’ve’ Been Broken’ by HOUSEHATS (Melbourne, Australia)
This groovy banger’s funky swagger will have an impact on your hips, feet and head from start to finish while you’ll scream along to the sticky chorus in between. Shaking score!

HOUSEHATS: Band info – Facebook – Twitter

5/ ‘1000 Ways To Die’ by DISH PIT (Liverpool UK)
Here’s some rough, barbed wire garage havoc to annoy your whole neighborhood with. Fuzzing and buzzing, roaring and droning. A rowdy, tumultuous hammer and chisel slam!

DISH PIT: Facebook – Instagram

6/ ‘She Don’t Say Goodbye’ by GOOSEBUMP (Toronto, Canada)
This colorful and multi-instrumental orchestrated soul pop vibration twists and swings gloriously. This is the moment to get out of your lazy couch and shake your booty, folks!

GOOSEBUMP: Facebook – Bandcamp

7/ ‘Meaningless Thoughts In Dark Times’ by SOMEHOW (Paris, France)
This fuse of lo-fi electronica, vivid bass, peculiar tunefulness and distinctive vox leads to exciting pop waywardness. More of it on this artist’s ‘Hidden Memories’ LP on Bandcamp.

SOMEHOW: Facebook – Twitter

See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 22..

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A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven shaking strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body and soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Discover’ by OSKAR BRAVES (Dunfermline, Scotland)
Here’s a mighty wall-of-towering-sound anthem with a monumental chorus and king-sized vocals elevating this majestic stroke to riveting heights. A goosebumps performance! Wow!

OSKAR BRAVES: Facebook –  Bandcamp – Twitter

2/ ‘I Changed My Life For You’ by VACATION FOREVER (Stockholm, Sweden)
This new glowing single by Swedish artist Zacharias Zachrisson‘s new project is a
feverish knockout. Amplifying pop electricity that sticks instantly like first-class glue.

VACATION FOREVER: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

3/ ‘Cadillac’ by DUTCH TULIPS (Boston, Massachusetts, US)
Here’s a dynamic rocker that draws your ears’ and limbs’ attention form the first chord on. An electrical and elevating cut from the band’s excellent debut EP – stream on Bandcamp.

DUTCH TULIPS: Website – Facebook – Instagram

4/ ‘Garden Of My Mind’ by TEN MILLION LIGHTS (Portland, Oregon, US)
Your feet and head will go nuts on hearing this groovy banger. A wham-bam rocker intensified with firework guitars, whacking drums and a bang-on chorus. Top stuff!

TEN MILLION LIGHTS: Website – Facebook –  Twitter

5/ ‘Did You Count Your Eyes?’ by ACCÜ (Wales, UK)
This eccentric electro trip with Accü‘s enigmatic voice all over it will kidnap your puzzled attention from start to finish. A mystifying, bewildering and spellbinding mindbender.

ACCÜ: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter

6/ ‘Go Bad With You’ by THE LVE (Brussels, Belgium)
Here’s a feel good pop beauty with a funky groove that makes your feet tap and your head nod, directly. Delightful vibe and sunlit orchestration. It’s the romantic smell of summer!…

THE LVE: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

7/ ‘Broken Stairs’ by CLAUDE MUNSON (Ottawa, Canada)
This spirited pop humdinger shines graciously. Captivating songwriting affecting heart & soul. Part of Munson‘s new, dreamlike album ‘The Silence Came After’ – listen on Bandcamp

CLAUDE MUNSON: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

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See/hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 21…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven stirring strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven top-notch tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Sloane Ranger’ by THE ESSEX GREEN (US)
This amplified pop injection will put a really wide smile on your face. Its organ colored
flow affects the speed of your adrenalin’s stream instantly. Gorgeous harmonies, catchy arrangements and an addictive chorus. New LP ‘Hardly Electronic’ out 29 June. All info here.

THE ESSEX GREEN: Website – Facebook – Twitter

2/ ‘Feels’ by DEEPER (Chicago, US)
An irresistible 2-minute jingle jangle guitar drone with a feverish drive fueled by cutting riffs. No-nonsense electricity bringing Texan rockers Parquet Courts to mind. This is a glowing score from the band’s self-titled debut full length – out on 25 May via Firetalk.

DEEPER: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter

3/ ‘Statuesque’ by YOUTH MAN (Birmingham, UK)
This destructive Brummie sex punk duo comes right at your earsystem with a rowdy mid-tempo smack. What a scorching intensity, what a badass bass, what an impressive vox.

YOUTH MAN: Facebook – Bandcamp – Twitter

4/ ‘Extreme Handshakes’ by TERRA PINES (Brisbane, Australia)
Overwhelming wall-of-towering-guitar-dynamite by this self-declared grungegaze and sludgepop trio from down under. High-powered, in-your-face stuff you’ll have on repeat!
From the band’s new self-titled album. Stream/purchase the steamy LP on Bandcamp.

TERRA PINES: Facebook – Bandcamp

5/ ‘Magic Planet’ by CUP (New York City, NY, US)
Multi-layered guitar tsunami thundering all over you, mercilessly in 1.13 minute. WOW!

CUP: Website – Facebook – Twitter

6/ ‘Reach’ by ONLY TAKES A DAY (London, UK)
“Conscious and dynamic display of lyricism that sidesteps the braggadocio of commercial hip hop”. Oh, yeah, this tremendous catchy groove will activate your hips ‘swaying movements.

ONLY TAKES A DAY: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter

7/ ‘One Day With You’ by SONNY ELLIOT (UK)
This brotherly duo designs a magical sonic rainbow, a bewitching musing. A chill out beauty that energizes your mind’s phantasy. Romantic, meditative and poetic. Top!

SONNY ELLIOT: Website – Facebook –  Twitter


See, hear you next week, music junkies

SEVEN IN THE MIX! 7 Crackers For Week 20…

A brand new SEVEN IN THE MIX for a brand new week!
Seven striking strokes I played on repeat these past days
Seven towering tracks to feed body & soul all week long
Turn up the volume! Music is the dope! Here’s the stuff!

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1/ ‘Saw Myself’ by FOREIGN ARCHITECTS (Perth, Australia)
Led by singer/songwriter Matthew Burke, this Aussie quartet dropped another magnifying pop groove. Reflective, yet heartening, spirited and highly sticky. Top-quality songwriting.

FOREIGN ARCHITECTS: Website – Facebook – Instagram

2/ ‘Idle Tongue’ by Dear CAROLINE (Greater Manchester, UK)
Here’s some amplified indie pop with a boosting impact. A continual steady beat, blazing guitar electricity, vehement vocals and a passionate chorus. Sparkling and energetic cut!

Dear CAROLINE: Facebook –   Twitter

3/ ‘Game Piece’ by LANGUAGE (Brooklyn, New York, US)
This ferocious, straight in your face, punk punch hits you like a sonic blitzkrieg. Savage shit! Heated stroke from their upcoming 4-track EP ‘Playmouth’ – all info here on Bandcamp.

LANGUAGE: Facebook – Bandcamp

4/ ‘Flump’ by MICHAEL JABLONKA (London, UK)
London rocker scores heavily with this new turbulent uppercut turning up the decibels big time. Volcanic stuff that energizes all your nerves and all of your senses. Striking swagger!.

MICHAEL JABLONKA: Facebook – Instagram –  Twitter

5/ ‘Black & White’ by NAUSICA (Arnhem/Berlin, Netherlands)
Nausica‘s brand new single ‘Black & White‘ is a funky and soulful pop injection that will activate your limbs on the spot. Richly arranged and vibrantly orchestrated. Top score!

NAUSICA: Website – Facebook – iTunes

6/ ‘Lightness Is A Greatness’ by AUTOMATIC FICTION (Bordeaux, France)
Dazzling electro pop dynamics with a magnetic attraction degree. A wholehearted, contemplative and harmonious composition getting slowly but surely under your skin.

AUTOMATIC FICTION: Facebook – Website

7/ ‘Why Criminal?’ by GHOST SUNS (London, UK)
Stirring and colorful synth pop rainbow colored with affecting harmonies and spiced with electronic romanticism. A trippy reveverie to spin on repeat and get completley lost in.

GHOST SUNS: Facebook – Website – Twitter

See/hear you next week, music junkies