"I wanted to record this L.P. on tape without endless overdubs, like the recordings of the sixties, hence the double meaning in the title, ‘Plainsongs’. The aim was to capture the energy of the songs that I had been performing live with my band before we came into the studio. Musically and lyrically, the songs reflect the influences of the pre-digital era, too", Blake says about the process of making the record.
Baaj & Baaj’s love song with a twist on new single “More ‘n More”
Beautifully produced, "More 'n More" experiments with a mellow side and lets everything about it shine as needed: from the crystal-clear synths to the down-to-Earth pianos and, mostly, Baaj & Baaj's own voice and vocal melodies.
Jimmy de la Mar’s fun sunny party anthem “I Just Need to Know”
"When you listen to the song, you are just supposed to have a good time", Jimmy de la Mar says about "I Just Need To Know".
Vargen’s classic rock stunner new single “The Bitch in Me”
Vargen knows his classic rock like the palm of his hand. He definitely is on an interesting path, ready to share his own original songs with the world and they sound like instant classics.
Sophie Li’s Outstanding Debut Single “For Crying Out Loud”
Sophie Li always writes about personal experiences with love, relationships, and mental health in a brutally honest way - her lyrics are vulnerable but extremely relatable.
Activ8te’s thrilling indietronica love ballad “All We Do Is Shine”
On "All We Do Is Shine" by Activ8te there is no conflict, no power play, no games - just an incredibly honest bond between two people. It's refreshing to hear something like this, and it makes you believe in love all over again.
LEUER’s newfound love bliss on “I Can’t Believe I Found You”
After a hard breakup with his former partner, LEUER eventually found new love again - and the life-changing kind. In his latest single, "I Can't Believe I Found You", LEUER sings about finding someone that is exactly the right fit and everything about them brings you joy and hope for a long life together. It's the purest of feelings and one that does not come around often.
Robert Vendetta’s joyous “Vacation” time
Robert Vendetta stands sharp as ever with a beautiful and fun song, it makes you feel good about yourself and leave you humming with a smile on your face. I am ready for a vacation, now more than ever!
Strange Souvenirs – “Coma Cluster”
"Coma Cluster" by Strange Souvenirs sounds like nothing they've ever put out before, definitely their weirdest and most intricate composition up to this point, and a thrilling new path for the brothers.
Birds Are Better’s incredible full-length debut album The Island – Part One
The thoughtful compositions sound as if Stian aka Birds Are Better is comfortable exploring this new side of his artistry, he knows what he wants to accomplish and is on his way to get it. On The Island - Part One, it feels like he's finally got there.