Lost Gems: Boduf Songs – This Alone Above All Else In Spite of Everything (2010)

*Album art from Mat Sweet’s debut album “Lion Devours Sun” Boduf Songs is the stage name of Southampton electro-acoustic musician Mat Sweet. Sweet, having made music since 2004, is a an enigmatic figure that lets his music speak for him over interviews or social media. As such, over the course of several albums certain themes have developed through the work of Sweet, notably concepts of; … Continue reading Lost Gems: Boduf Songs – This Alone Above All Else In Spite of Everything (2010)

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Discover: Lapalux

Lapalux (real name Stuart Howard) is a British producer well-known for his lush soundscapes, unpredictable shifts in rhythm, and rich textures. He has released four albums under the Brainfeeder label, and has worked with artists such as Andreya Triana and Kerry Leatham. In his 2013 single “Without You”, Lapalux manages to create an entire universe in under four minutes: a slow, seductive synth and wet … Continue reading Discover: Lapalux

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Heard It On: Little Simz – Introvert (Dickinson season 3, episode 1)

We are major fans of Little Simz since 2014, especially since her “Time Capsule” collaboration with Jakwob and Caitlyn Scarlett (which we simply have to mention because at the end of the article we’ll be mentioning a different kind of time capsule) – she was, back then, in her own words, ‘one to watch’, with her clever wordplays, offbeat delivery, unpredictable song structures and especially … Continue reading Heard It On: Little Simz – Introvert (Dickinson season 3, episode 1)

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Music News (January 28th 2022) – Kae Tempest. Mr Little Jeans. Tess Parks. Ghostly Kisses. Danz CM

Kae Tempest collaborates with Kevin Abstract on more positive track “More Pressure” Kae Tempest (formerly Kate Tempest) first came to our attention with ‘Icarus’, and since then she has mixed brilliant, savage lyrics commenting on injustice and alienation with one of a kind, rapid-fire spoken-word delivery, making her perhaps the political songwriter most in-tune with the harsh realities of the modern world – from the … Continue reading Music News (January 28th 2022) – Kae Tempest. Mr Little Jeans. Tess Parks. Ghostly Kisses. Danz CM

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Artist Spotlight: Alison Wonderland

Alison Wonderland (real name Alexandra Margo Sholler) is an Australian producer, composer, DJ and multi-instrumentalist known for her energetic, boundary-pushing live performances and complex style which defies the ‘electronic dance music’ label, with elements borrowing heavily from trap music and sublime pop hooks to boot. It was in 2014 that she first took the world by storm, with the release of two videos: ‘I Want … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Alison Wonderland

Lost Gems: Appletothesky – To Sing You Apple Trees (2006)

Norwegian singer-songwriter, record producer, musician, and novelist, Jenny Hval, is no stranger to experimenting with different soundscapes and approaches when it comes to music. Her album vary between each release in both tones and themes, each one seeming like a newly envisioned concept building on the lyrical world that Hval crafts with an intelligent grace. However, out of all of her discography I found myself resonating towards … Continue reading Lost Gems: Appletothesky – To Sing You Apple Trees (2006)

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Music News (January 27th 2022) : Warpaint. Grimes. Ayra Starr. Melody’s Echo Chamber. Yumi Zouma. Foxes. Bonobo.

Warpaint announce new album, “Radiate Like This”, share new track, “Champion” When we last listened to Warpaint, it was Lilys, a track specifically made for the HBO mind-bending comedy ‘Made For Love’. The band hasn’t really released new material in more than five years, so when “Champion” dropped, it was clear that the four women are back with a slew of new ideas that they’re … Continue reading Music News (January 27th 2022) : Warpaint. Grimes. Ayra Starr. Melody’s Echo Chamber. Yumi Zouma. Foxes. Bonobo.

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Live Performances We Recommend #1 – Tinashe, Tei Shi, Crystal Fighters, Ex:Re, Qrion, Shadowax, Oklou

In the age of COVID-19, we have seen artists experimenting with the scope and purpose of a live performance, and musicians have been able to bring the live concert to the safety of your home. Here is a list of concerts and live performances we have gathered from around the web that brightened our previous year and briefly made us forget about the harsh reality … Continue reading Live Performances We Recommend #1 – Tinashe, Tei Shi, Crystal Fighters, Ex:Re, Qrion, Shadowax, Oklou

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Welcome to An Empty Bliss

Here at An Empty Bliss, we celebrate the first month of January with our first playlist. Featuring a few of our favorite artists like Magdalena Bay, Sevdaliza, FKA Twigs, Oneohtrix Point Never, James Blake, Marika Hackman, The Bug, HAIM, HANA, Little Dragon and Alison Wonderland, it’s meant both as a ‘hello’ and a quick glimpse at where these musicians are right now. We will be … Continue reading Welcome to An Empty Bliss