In the spotlight: Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 17-year-old indie alternative musician/songwriter currently living in Nashville (USA). In addition to playing guitar, she also plays the keyboard, ukulele and violin. Riley grew up in a small town called Sedona, Arizona. She lived in the same town her entire childhood, and didn’t move out of it till about a yearContinue reading “In the spotlight: Riley Whittaker”

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”

New Release – Love Somebody by Riley Whittaker

17 year old indie pop singer/songwriter Riley Whittaker will release her new single ‘Love Somebody’ on November 19th. Here’s what she had to say about the upcoming release: “The song is expressing the anger of being in love with somebody, and having nothing go anywhere: “is this how it feels to love somebody you knowContinue reading “New Release – Love Somebody by Riley Whittaker”

New Release – Changes by Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 16 year old pop-folk singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist living in Nashville, TN. She has been writing songs since she was 12 years old. Her new single ‘Changes‘ will be out on May 14th. “This song is about when a relationship ends and all you want to do is hold on to the hope thatContinue reading “New Release – Changes by Riley Whittaker”

New Release – Billy by Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 16 year old pop/folk singer-songwriter and musician from Nashville. She began writing songs at age 12. In addition to playing guitar, Riley also plays the keyboard, ukulele and violin. Her new single ‘Billy‘ will be released this Friday, 19 March. “‘Billy’ is an upbeat Indie-pop song, that I wrote in the summer ofContinue reading “New Release – Billy by Riley Whittaker”

New Release – Time Machine by Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 16-year-old pop-folk singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, who has been writing songs since the age of 12.  Her new song ‘Time Machine’ was released today. The song is about wanting to go back and change the past to when things were easier. It was recorded and mixed in Sedona Arizona, by her producerContinue reading “New Release – Time Machine by Riley Whittaker”

Chart Update 2020 wk51