Juan Wauters – Introducing Juan Pablo

“I’m a man on the street / I walk right through the storm / confidently…” Juan Wauters delivers wave after wave of self-assurance on his latest album, Introducing Juan Pablo. Released via Captured Tracks this collection of songs is a prequel and spiritual partner to Onda de Juan Pablo – the artist’s album released in…

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Pom Pom Squad – Heavy Heavy

Weight, is it an insufferable burden or does it give us meaning? From Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being to Ivan Calvino to Zen Buddhism, the question of whether it is better to be light or heavy has plagued people’s minds for millenia. On ‘Heavy Heavy’ by Pom Pom Squad, this eternal quandary rages…

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Yumi Zouma – Bruise

Loss and sadness can lead to unbridled freedom. Change, or just its glowing essence on a hill, encourages creative development. This is the case with ‘Bruise’, the new song from Yumi Zouma. Yumi Zouma has always had a bit of a fluctuating nature. Following the completion of the New Zealand quintet’s tour for their second…

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ZelooperZ – Easter Sunday 97 ft. Earl Sweatshirt

Summer is a time of collaboration. Friends are made. Friends come together. Under blue skies in warmer weather, everyone one is a bit looser. This holds true when it comes to music as well. People are looking for that jam that brings soulful good times. Good music, good people, that’s what summer is about. With…

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Souvenir Driver – A Dangerous Crossing

A Dangerous Crossing is the newly released album from Portland’s Souvenir Driver. The title references a Nietzschean quote that states that ‘Man is a dangerous crossing’. Phew, what can it all mean? ‘Man’ plays a pivotal part in the sequence of nine tracks. From the outset the narrator of ‘Haze’ is “…working for a broken…

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