New Release – Beautiful by Pepe and the Bandits

On June 1st Pepe will release a new track called ‘Beautiful’. It’s the main track off a three song EP. “The song ‘Beautiful’ is about how not everyone can be beautiful, how not everyone can be number one and how we all cope with that.” “I wrote it a few months back after using InstagramContinue reading “New Release – Beautiful by Pepe and the Bandits”

New Release – Don’t think I don’t Know by Pepe and the Bandits

Pepe is a singer/songwriter from the United Kingsom. After helping a friend move he found a very beat up and old guitar in a skip with no strings on. He claimed this magical guitar, restored it, restrung it, got some lessons and the rest is history. Pepe also plays piano. He looked for many yearsContinue reading “New Release – Don’t think I don’t Know by Pepe and the Bandits”

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 2021-07

Our favourite 100 tracks we have discovered in July 2021 (random order). Click the cassette to be directed to the Spotify Mixtape. Featuring: Between The Jars, Near Mrs, Elephant Memoirs, Dizzy Panda, OJ Beats, Amongst the Pigeons, GANGS OF KIN, Subrasive, Radiant Heart, Your Machine ft Jessica Robb, Dstreet, 3mind Blight, The Blue Gap, Finn,Continue reading “Monthly Mixtape 2021-07”

New Release – Home by Pepe and the Bandits

Pepe is a singer/songwriter from the UK. After helping a friend move he found a very beat up and old guitar in a skip with no strings on. He claimed this magical guitar, restored it, restrung it, got some lessons and the rest is history. Pepe is influenced by catchy songs that are easy onContinue reading “New Release – Home by Pepe and the Bandits”

New Release – Lessons in Life by Pepe and the Bandits

Pepe has a new release coming 1st April and it’s no Joke or Aprils Fool. A pre-save is available here. Pepe advises to bring some tissues for this comfortable guitar based. “‘Lessons in Life’ was written through a turbulent time, with my father very poorly in hospital, my son splitting up with his long termContinue reading “New Release – Lessons in Life by Pepe and the Bandits”

New Release – Pains in my Heart by Pepe and the Bandits

“You can die of a broken heart — it’s a scientific fact. The pain of an ended relationship is one that many people experience, maybe even more than once in a lifetime, people are seen to bounce back on TV and in books. But the truth is, it takes a long time it’s hard andContinue reading “New Release – Pains in my Heart by Pepe and the Bandits”

New Release – People are Lonely by Pepe and the Bandits

Last Thursday Pepe and the Bandits released a new song, an instrumental called ‘People are Lonely‘. The song is about loneliness and isolation and the effects of lockdown. This release is slightly different from previous releases, it’s very trancy and chilled. “I was inspired by the sameday or blursday syndrome, where every day is theContinue reading “New Release – People are Lonely by Pepe and the Bandits”

In the spotlight: Rufusking

The four members of Dutch band Rufusking will prepare a fine musical meal for you with their special ingredients. They serve you rock songs with a pinch of indie, a flavour of blues and a taste of the rougher stuff. And they are ready to serve their music to the world! Rufusking are Jan (bass),Continue reading “In the spotlight: Rufusking”