Tag Archives: pop

Listen: Kisses – “Bermuda” [2010]

Realized I had never given this track its own standalone post – not once in the entire 12-year history of this blog. “Bermuda” is a track worth posting about, I think. A highlight of my early blog-posting days, but arriving … Continue reading

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Listen: Marci – “Entertainment” [2022]

TOPS-heads rejoice! Keyboardist Marta Cikojevic just released her David Carriere-produced debut single, “Entertainment”, via Arbutus Records. David, as you may know, is the guitarist in TOPS. It’s a whole family affair. Keeping in form, this new song would feel right … Continue reading

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Listen: Evan J Cartwright – “impossibly blue” [2022]

Take a Friday chill pill with the newest single from Toronto singer/songwriter Evan J Cartwright’s upcoming debut LP, “impossibly blue”, and its initially unassuming yet harshly stimulating companion video. Cartwright, the go-to drummer for mainstay Canadian acts like U.S. Girls … Continue reading

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Listen: Tess Roby – “Up 2 Me” [2022]

If a song is described as “hypnotic” in a press release, with mention of swirling synths and vaguely clubby drum programming, there’s a very high chance I’ll like the song. So when the newest single from Tess Roby dropped in … Continue reading

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Listen: Erica Eso – “Home Is A Glow” [2022]

Are you bored with hearing the same old melodies and harmonies in your pop music? Feeling de ja vu as you mindlessly ooze down your algorithmically-generated playlist? Well I have the solution – this new track (and the upcoming album) … Continue reading

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Listen: Fairuz – “Rah Nibka Sawa (رح نبقى سوى)” [1987]

Another gem in my unending search for the great albums of the 80s, I came across the music of Fairuz, which was new to me but widely regarded as one of, if not the greatest, singer in the Arabic world, … Continue reading

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Listen: Claire Dickson – “Sea Change” [2022]

Honestly not sure how I came across this record. It just floated into my life one day. That method of discovery is pretty appropriate for how the music sounds, so I’m not mad about it. Starland is the debut album of Brooklyn-based … Continue reading

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Listen: Chelsea Jade – “Optimist” [2022]

Anyone looking for some new, aerobic, quivering pop a la FKA twigs’ debut LP are in luck! This new song “Optimist” from singer/songwriter Chelsea Jade, whose sophomore album Soft Spot is coming April 29 via Carpark, instantly brought me back to LP1 with … Continue reading

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Listen: Marissa Nadler – “Seabird” (Alessi Brothers Cover) [2022]

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Listen: Wet – “Blades of Grass” [2021]

After sitting on it for months, I’m so happy to be able to share this song “Blades of Grass” off of Wet’s new self-released album Letter Blue. The whole album is good and a return to form for the band, or … Continue reading

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