In the spotlight: John Your Mate

John Your Mate are John Stevenson, Neil Phillips and Tim Shorten. John started writing and recording on his own in 2019. After two albums, a solo became a trio when East London based John was joined by next door neighbour Neil, who played on the ‘Taming Ghosts’ record. Tim, a long time collaborator of Neil,Continue reading “In the spotlight: John Your Mate”

In the spotlight: Dust City Opera

Dust City Opera is an eccentric rock band from the deserts of New Mexico, consisting of Paul Hunton (vocals, guitar, songwriter), Clara Byom (clarinet, accordion, keys), Travis Rourk (trombone), Scott Brewer (bass), and Dave Purcell (drums). They entwine strands of grunge, gothic country, punk, folk, and rock as the soundtrack to stories steeped in cosmicContinue reading “In the spotlight: Dust City Opera”

In the spotlight: Lee Ford

Lee Ford is a singer/songwriter from Liverpool (UK). Lee, backed with a full band, has a catalogue of tunes with raw relatable lyrics and loud guitars ready to be released into the world of new music and make an impact. “I’m a singer/songwriter when I’m not snowed under with work trying to get my songsContinue reading “In the spotlight: Lee Ford”

Spotify Playlist – Best of CoolTop20 2021

Musically, 2021 was a special year. Hardly any live performances, except online. But still we have discovered enough beautiful new music. Our favorite tracks can be found in this playlist. You will find all the songs that have been in the top20 in the past year. Sorted by the results in the chart. Here atContinue reading “Spotify Playlist – Best of CoolTop20 2021”

Monthly Mixtape 2021-08

Yes! It’s good to know beautiful music can still be found. Try a little bit of indieness! We have selected these 100 tracks that were submitted to us in the month August 2021 (random order). Click the cassette to be directed to the Spotify Mixtape. Shoutout to all these artists! Featuring: Lisa Akuah, Harry Pane,Continue reading “Monthly Mixtape 2021-08”