In the spotlight: Mulholland Jive

Mulholland Jive is an instrumental funk-rock project led by Irish musician Ben Mulholland, a multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Cambridge (UK). Inspired by Snarky Puppy, Vulfpeck, Muse and The White Stripes, Mulholland Jive makes energetic, catchy, piano-heavy bops. Mulholland Jive has released two EPs, ‘Intergalactic’ in April 2021 and ‘Supernova’ in February 2022. Mulholland JiveContinue reading “In the spotlight: Mulholland Jive”

New Release – Ldt101: Silences, Experiments and Instrumentals (EP) by Postindustrial Poets

Postindustrial Poets are the vehicle for the songs of Pete Poet – a Brit living in Luxembourg. They get classified as alternative rock – and cover a range of genres. Postindustrial Poets started recording in 2019, released their first track in 2020, and didn’t get on stage again until 2021 when COVID relaxed its grip.Continue reading “New Release – Ldt101: Silences, Experiments and Instrumentals (EP) by Postindustrial Poets”

New Release – Thousand Dollar Shoes by Postindustrial Poets ft. Atrip

‘Thousand Dollar Shoes’ will be out on 5th January. A pre-save is available. The song is a collaboration between Luxembourg based Postindustrial Poets and Atrip. Atrip is an electronic music producer from Argentina. Here’s what the Poets had to say about the upcoming new release. What’s the song about? “It is an affectionate look backContinue reading “New Release – Thousand Dollar Shoes by Postindustrial Poets ft. Atrip”

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 2021-11

Out of the many tracks that were submitted to us last month we have again selected our most favourite 100 tracks (in random order). And to be honest…November was crazy. It was hard to pick only a handful of songs for a promotion to the CoolTop20 each week. Enjoy and discover the best of independentContinue reading “Monthly Mixtape 2021-11”

Favourite Five: Postindustrial Poets

Five questions and five answers with the Poets, but sometimes five just isn’t enough. “Okay, I found it hard to keep it to five. So it is more Secret Seven!” What’s your favourite song from the current Cool Top 20? “Really hard to choose between ‘Receipts’, ‘Target’ and ‘You Can Do (What U wanna Do)’.Continue reading “Favourite Five: Postindustrial Poets”

Chart Update 2021 wk44

In the spotlight: Sean Buckley

Sean Buckley was born in Hope, Salford (UK). He writes descriptive melodic electronica and is known for his successful collaborations, but little is known about Sean himself. Time to ask him some questions… Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? “Hello from Little Cottage, which is near Ironbridge in Shropshire, England. I wasContinue reading “In the spotlight: Sean Buckley”