New Release – The Dawn Chapter: Petrichor by HOL

The new release from HOL is the 5th and final Chapter of the upcoming album. It’s called ‘The Dawn Chapter: Petrichor’ and is being released on Friday 15th January. You can find the pre-save link here. ‘The Girl I Used To Be’ describes a young girl searching for her old self. The lyrics depict herContinue reading “New Release – The Dawn Chapter: Petrichor by HOL”

New Release – Reflections by 3Mind Blight ft. Sophie Dorsten

3Mind Blight & Sophie Dorsten have a new release dropping on January 16th! Sophie answered some questions about the upcoming release. “This single is different for me because it’s a different genre – not really sure what genre you’d call it, but it has elements of my ballad style with 3Mind Blight’s cool sound. IContinue reading “New Release – Reflections by 3Mind Blight ft. Sophie Dorsten”

In the spotlight: Fossway

Fossway are an alternative rock trio from Gateshead, near Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). The band is formed by Daniel Mason (vocals & guitar), John Lennox (bass & vocals) and Harry Lowery (drums), who all met at school and began rehearsing for a charity gig related to work in Ethiopia. On 27 October 2020 they releasedContinue reading “In the spotlight: Fossway”

Just a review: Carolina by Nomden

Diederik Nomden a.k.a. Nomden is a Dutch singer-songwriter. For most people Nomden isn’t a name that rings any bells. However he has played with quite a few famous Dutch bands, but for this review I’m not going to mention any of them by name. This is about Nomden solo and he deserves as much praiseContinue reading “Just a review: Carolina by Nomden”

In the spotlight: the Jobs

For this week’s spotlight I’m running away with the Jobs. The Jobs are a feel good indie alt rock band based in Cleveland (USA). Trevor (vocals, guitar) took me on a trip into the band’s history, their influences and the upcoming EP ‘Sailing Upon the Times’. Who are the Jobs? How and when did youContinue reading “In the spotlight: the Jobs”

Best of 2020 – Umbrellabirds

What was your most streamed song in 2020? ‘Rhododendrons‘, closely followed by ‘I Am All’.​ Those were the two “singles” from the album (Closing Ceremony). ‘I Am All’ was recently played a couple of times by the legendary DJ Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music – which has really given it a boost! What’s yourContinue reading “Best of 2020 – Umbrellabirds”

Best of 2020 – Joshua Grant

What was your most streamed song in 2020? My most streamed song of 2020 was ‘Edinburgh‘. The track the Cool20 featured on the main and music video playlists! What’s your favourite song in the Cool 20 Hall of Fame? My favourite song is ‘Elephant‘ by Haunt the Woods. It’s a really beautiful song, I findContinue reading “Best of 2020 – Joshua Grant”

Best of 2020 – Harry J. Hart

What was your most streamed song in 2020? My most streamed song of 2020 was ‘Too Much of Not Enough‘ by Silverchair with over 1070 streams. My song with most streams was ‘It Calls Out‘. What’s your favourite song in the Cool 20 Hall of Fame? There’s lots of good tunes to choose from, butContinue reading “Best of 2020 – Harry J. Hart”

Best of 2020 – Josephine Pascoe

What was your most streamed song in 2020? This year (2020) ‘Higher Funktion‘ has had the most streams. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to listen! What’s your favourite song in the Cool 20 Hall of Fame? So tricky to decide. I really like ‘Speakeasy‘ – bluMalmö and ‘What if you Fly‘Continue reading “Best of 2020 – Josephine Pascoe”