An independent music label is, in layman’s terms, an entity outside the umbrella of “The Big Three,” those being Sony, Warner, and Universal. An indie label’s job is a difficult one, working to foster creativity and promote its talent, which are typically underrated, lesser-known artists and music. This is generally an uphill battle in both making a name for itself and its roster, all while … Continue reading Discover: Independent Music Labels #1 (Chamomile. Luminelle. Hardly Art. Sinderlyn)
Let’s Eat Grandma share magical train window video for “Levitating” If you take long train journeys, you might have been, at some point in your life, mesmerized by the train window next to you. The quick succession of a constant stream of images of faraway objects and miniaturized beings tends to reduce the boredom and stress levels, and there’s something fascinating about the opaque surface … Continue reading Music News (29 March 2022): Let’s Eat Grandma. Hyd. Innellea. Rone. Eartheater.
The South By Southwest festival, taking place this year from March 11-20 in Austin, Texas, is the biggest festival of its kind, one of the true gatekeepers of avant-garde, indie and world music, simply one of the best places for the discovery of new artists to obsess over. Even if you can’t attend, there will be numerous SXSW live performances streamed online in the following … Continue reading SXSW 2022 Spotlight Playlist
Presented as one of the many digital projects gravitating around Manchester’s Virtual Factory, “a space for fully immersive and groundbreaking digital experiences”, The Neon Hieroglyph is the brainchild of Tai Shani, an artist who has exhibited both in Britain and internationally, interested in exploring forgotten histories and tales. Uniting poetry, sculpture, documentary filmmaking, CGI and performance art, Shani creates a visual essay unlike any other, … Continue reading Discover: We Are All Molecular Collaborators. Tai Shani’s “The Neon Hieroglyph” and Acid Trip Politics + Maxwell Sterling’s Queer “Turn Of Phrase”
We continue our most experimental section, “Discover”, with an idea that came to us on a whim: we started by wanting to showcase videos with great art direction and accompanying tracks to match the visuals, but with the Internet truly being a place for (music) discovery, sometimes just googling an artist’s name can result in an entire ecosystem at one’s fingertips. Taking inspiration from the … Continue reading Six Degrees Of Separation #1: Breanna Box -> Moss Kena -> Holly Blakey-> Ani Klang -> Gal Musette -> Katy B