Bo Milli – “How It Is”

Bo Milli – “How It Is”

Bergen, Norway-based indie rocker Bo Milli caught our ears with this not-so-lighthearted jam. The upbeat instrumentals belie the ennui that powers the song lyrically – see the line about those ever-pervasive Strokes hits that seem to have powered the rest of...
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Blue Cove – “Soothe”

Blue Cove – “Soothe”

We’re loving the energy coming out of Blue Cove, especially on latest single, “Soothe.” The Chicago-based duo offer a modern take on 2000s emo/pop-punk – with plenty of spring-loaded guitar riffs and catchy, impassioned vocals, this would fit...
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GZ Grant – “Bonds of Love”

GZ Grant – “Bonds of Love”

The nearly minute long intro on “Bonds of Love” by GZ Grant has the perfect level of anticipation leading into the first verse. I was also relieved GZ Grant used the same chord progression on the guitar’s hook; for it was way too cool to act solely as an intro...
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The fin. – “Outer Ego”

The fin. – “Outer Ego”

The fin. is a Japanese duo hailing from the port city of Kobe who are making lots of waves lately (get it?) with their chillwave-inspired indietronica. “Outer Ego” is the title-track of their latest LP which dropped in late-November – it’s a...
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