The Bucket Playlists interview with Catalyst

 ‘I think this album is very versatile, there are a lot of dynamics, it’s very emotional for us’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist St Gallen alt rock duo Catalyst released their third album (after two EPs), A Normal Day last month (October), offering us a slice of rock that is full of surprises.Continue reading “The Bucket Playlists interview with Catalyst”

New Release – Sky Diving Penguins (album) by Sky Diving Penguins

Sky Diving Penguins is the brainchild of Gia Iashvili. From Tbilisi, Georgia, Gia forges a sound influenced by The Beatles, Beck, Elliott Smith & Nirvana amongst others. Recently back after a 20-year hiatus, Sky Diving Penguins’ single ‘I Don’t Want, I Don’t Care’ has been well received critically, and reached number 2 in our CoolContinue reading “New Release – Sky Diving Penguins (album) by Sky Diving Penguins”

The Bucket Playlists interview with KID DAD

‘There are many vibes and emotions in our songs, we try to give every song what it deserves’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Paderborn, Germany-based alt rock band KID DAD, released their EP ‘Bloom’ on 10 November, offering us a series of songs that run the full gamut of emotions, including the singleContinue reading “The Bucket Playlists interview with KID DAD”

In the spotlight: Sky Diving Penguins

Sky Diving Penguins are an indie band from Tbilisi (Georgia). The band is the brainchild of Gia Iashvili. He is influenced by acts as The Beatles, Beck, Elliott Smith & Nirvana. “I formed Sky Diving Penguins after leaving the band I played with. I realised that I want to do my own thing. I prefer beingContinue reading “In the spotlight: Sky Diving Penguins”

Favourite Five: Rufusking

First: many thanks for inviting us to do the ‘Impossible5’. Let’s go! 1. What’s your favourite song from the current Cool Top 20? “We really like ‘Receipts’, another instant classic from Sophie and Alex Dorsten. Great song, great artists!” 2. What’s your favourite song from the Hall of Fame? (Timo, guitar/vocals) “We are very honoured to beContinue reading “Favourite Five: Rufusking”

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Diplomatic Immunity

‘We have the philosophy that the dynamics have to be on point – you shouldn’t be bored as a listener’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Danish grunge rockers Diplomatic Immunity released their incredibly anthemic single ‘Now’s The TIme’ this week, a song that begs to be put on repeat, over and over again.Continue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Diplomatic Immunity”

The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Foust

Interview with FOUST: ‘I want to write different songs every time, I don’t want every album to sound like Revival’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Nashville-based rock band FOUST, kings of the crunchy guitar, are working on an EP that will likely come out this summer, according to frontman, Chris Foust. FOUST wasContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist’s interview with Foust”

In the spotlight: Tsau

Tsau are a three-piece band from Russia. Band members Sergey, Andrey and Umid were all born in different parts of the USSR, which later became different countries – Russia and Uzbekistan. Eventually, they all moved to Moscow to start working for the same company and they met at the office. During one of the coffee breaksContinue reading “In the spotlight: Tsau”