imperfect fifth

fuel on fire | songs that fueled our fire

The first four songs on our list – “Good Times Bad Times” by Led Zeppelin, “Eleanor Rigby” by the Beatles, “With or Without You” by U2, and “Goodbye Stranger” by Supertramp - are collective choices. They’re also songs we covered on our recently released EP “Them.” We...

lili st anne, “wolves”

Portland-based groove folk project Lili St Anne - comprised of Elizabeth Fagan, Jason Miller, and Sam Arnold - has created a sound that is soulful, soothing, and intensely ethereal all at the same time. Throughout the duration of their track "Wolves", we fall more and...

globelamp talks romantic cancer, germany, and influence

Southern California-based psych/folk musician Elizabeth le Fey has been making beautiful strides with her music under the moniker Globelamp. We've been bedazzled by her presence ever since 2014's Star Dust entered our lives, and watching that progression has been an...

wild rivers, “moving target”

Toronto-based four piece Wild Rivers - comprised of Khalid Yassein, Devan Glover, Andrew Oliver, and Julien Laferriere - is bringing us back to our roots with their robust and enormously alluring sound. New track "Moving Target" is a love song in its own respect,...

kat saul, “middle name”

We almost didn't think it could get any better for Kat Saul after she released her poetically titled track "Nick Miller", but she's increased the WOW factor with brand new track "Middle Name", out today. The Nashville-based alt-pop artist captivates with her robust,...

fjord, “my body so calm”

Quebec City-based musical duo Fjord released their latest track "My Body So Calm" last Friday, and we've been smooth jammin' to it all weekend. The song is both calming and invigorating in its existence, the instrumentals so lush and vibrant, but presented in a way...

protovulcan, the split

On Friday, acid rock trio Protovulcan - comprised of Deric Criss, Will MacLean, and Nick Ammerman - released a new 8-track EP titled The Split. From the very first chaotic chords of "Pine for You", the listener is drenched in this gorgeous, layered rock n' roll sound...

sunflower bean, king of the dudes

New York City's favorite rock band Sunflower Bean - comprised ofJacob Faber (drums), Julia Cumming (vox/bass), and Nick Kivlen (vocals/guitar) - just released their latest EP - King Of The Dudes - and we've got some thoughts. (Yes, we understand the level of our...

birch, “spelling lessons”

We might have to wait until April 5th to hear feminist synth-pop artist Birch's femme.one in its entirety, but a piece of the puzzle has been unveiled with her latest track "Spelling Lessons". A moderate tempo established, Michelle Birsky's vocals hit the track in an...

phildel, “electric heights”

London-based singer/songwriter Phildel possesses a voice that is absolutely magnetic, a trait especially noticeable in her new track "Electric Heights", released today. Let her lightweight vocals set the tone for your day, creating an ambiance that is absolutely...

sjae | aquarian soul

I’m an Aquarius. We are spontaneous, free thinking, innovative, sometimes aloof and obstinate (!) and we don’t like to follow the crowd. This playlist represents a period in time that was so inspiring for me as a musician and fledgling producer. I spent a lot of time...

emmeline, “superheroes”

Dallas-based songstress Emmeline sets the stage for her most recent single "Superheroes" with the sound of rolling thunder and rain, her vocals easing into the track in a very Jessica Rabbit way, if we do say so ourselves. Emmeline's vocal range makes her perfect for...

ella vos, “temporary”

Pop artist Ella Vos has created yet another earworm with new track "Temporary". Coming from her new EP titled Watch & Wait, out January 25th, the song itself is like a shot of adrenaline in a quiet, meaningful, and ethereal way. Ella's vocals alone could carry...

kongos, 1929, pt. 1

KONGOS ' groovy appeal is almost enigmatic. Their fun melodies and the band's chemistry might stem from the fact that the four-piece is comprised of brothers Johnny, Jesse, Dylan, and Danny Kongos. Now based in Arizona, the band released their latest full-length - a...