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Exclusive Interviews

Marielle Kraft embraces changes to creativity spurred by Nashville, TikTok and touring

While the creative process for many artists can feel very linear, kept by a tight grip in order to make concrete plans and exercise control, pop singer songwriter Marielle Kraft told Streaming Dept she has found contentment in learning to go with the flow of her audience and her environment....

‘A Year And Then Some’ brings Ethansroom fans a fresh sense of peace and beauty

With his latest record, Ethansroom parallels previous work in ingenuity and skill, but delivers a fresh set of songs that peak the senses while settling into a calm pattern of sounds and lyrics. The Nashville based songwriter told Streaming Dept. that crafting A Year And Then Some was time intensive,...

INTERVIEW WITH EMILY MCMICHAEL ON HER DEBUT ALBUM “I’M HAPPY NOW”

We spoke with Nashville artist Emily McMichael, asking her to lay out for us the inspiration and hopes surrounding her debut record, I'm Happy Now, a work that dives into very personal topics for the songwriter. Find her answers below and get to know the indie pop artist. What does...

Interview With Mason Zgoda On Her Sophomore EP “Postcard To The World”

Mason Zgoda says she writes songs for shy people, for the pensive or perhaps those who see life as an old, romantic film. The songwriter's sophomore EP, Postcard To The World, takes listeners into the metaphorical longings of Zgoda’s heart, with a fascinating combination of hopeful instrumentation and wistful lyricism. ...

Interview with Fickle Friends on yoga, Weird Years, and their new single “Cosmic Coming of Age”

I'm not exactly sure how they do it, or what celestial creative energy they've tapped into, but rising UK indie-pop stars, Fickle Friends, continue to release one impossibly infectious tune after another, proven most recently by their brand new single "Cosmic Coming of Age." Led by Natassja Shiner and Jack...

Gabrielle Grace releases tender and inspired EP, We’ll Be Alright

Gabrielle Grace describes herself as a storyteller and a welcoming friend, words which don’t just apply to her attitude in music and with her craft, but in the community she finds herself engaging in and contributing to. The independent folk artist has been through many stages of artistry and ushers...

Album Reviews

‘A Year And Then Some’ brings Ethansroom fans a fresh sense of peace and beauty

With his latest record, Ethansroom parallels previous work in ingenuity and skill, but delivers a fresh set of songs that peak the senses while settling into a calm pattern of sounds and lyrics. The Nashville based songwriter told Streaming Dept. that crafting A Year And Then Some was time intensive,...

Album Review: Kllo | Maybe We Could

If you’re looking for some sultry tunes to spin on these somber 2020 nights, the sophomore album, Maybe We Could, from Melbourne-based duo Kllo more than delivers. Vocalist Chloe Kaul and producer Simon Lam are masters at striking a balance between speedy club beats and ambient synth. These same sounds...

Matt Holubowski | Weird Ones

If you need a secret escape, Matt Holubowski’s album Weird Ones is the album I have been sitting on; not entirely ready to let go. Like a warm summer rain, the melodies are purifying. The cleansing of his serene voice and remarkable lyrics manage to fulfill the folk album goals I have...

Song Reviews

Another Sky | Fell In Love With The City

Crashing through the heavens like a glorious thunderstorm, filled with lightning strikes and earthshaking power, comes "Fell In Love With The City", the brand new single from one of London's most exciting new bands, Another Sky. After having released multiple singles and EPs over the...

luz | i’m lonely

Woven tightly in between the delicate piano notes of her sophomore single, "i'm lonely", come the smooth and unfiltered vocals of Luz, a young Irish singer-songwriter pouring out her heart in a powerful form of expression and emotion. With each line, her voice reveals a...

Henry Green | Realign

Relax. Take a deep breath.  When life feels extra unsteady and you’re stressed about what tomorrow will bring, find something calming to invest your time in. Bristol-based artist Henry Green has the perfect soothing melody to restore your headspace. His newest single, “Realign” is a...

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