Empty Grave's main motifs are faith and hope. Darcy McMann presents them with his introspective lyrics that expertly paint images and stories to illustrate his worldview.
"Combien" by La Biche is about exhaustion in a relationship, of trying to build a castle out of rubble. What more or how much is there to do? What if we never get what we really strive for?
MÌNA is a Greek singer, songwriter, and producer whose music is inspired by all parts of the world. The case of "Kay", is a fusion of traditional flamenco instrumentation alongside traditional Greek music and harmonies.
"Frida and Leon" by Dirty Dev is a break-up song that examines the expectations we build for ourselves of our loved ones, and how we often try to navigate each other's past traumas to make our relationship work.
Wilhelm presents different harmonies and melodies in "The Creek", which may seem to have endless possibilities as to where they may go next. As such, he creates a sense of mystery and surprise.
"I'm James Bond" is a single that is as complex as the character it studies. Romain Gutsy's sense of humor shines not only in the lyrics but also in his exaggerated vocal delivery of a macho-macho man with a thick though-guy British accent.
"I Eat Rubbish" by The Shining Tongues is a direct critique of consumerism, how it exhausts our lives and destroys our environment by inciting us to want things we don't really need, almost as if it were a disease.
Sorcha McCarthy's music carries an emotional atmosphere that resonates alongside the lyrics, oftentimes reflecting a complex emotional state to its equally complex themes. "Rings" is inspired by a true story.
Alongside the track, Nina Ross made a music video that illustrates this boundary of truth and hidden emotion through complex, metaphorical images that we feel familiar with, yet cannot completely identify.