In the spotlight: State

State are a new three-piece band from Bristol comprised of Ben Wilson (guitars, keys, programming), Viv Paton (bass, keys, programming) and Sa Andrieu (vocals). They recently released their debut single ‘Fist Bump’. Despite being a new band the members aren’t new to music. “We all met at school in Newbury. Ben and Viv started aContinue reading “In the spotlight: State”

In the spotlight: Shoun Shoun

Bristol (UK) based four-piece Shoun Shoun play unflinching, atmospheric dream pop and art garage rock wlth the urban ennui of Nico mixed with the noise of Sonic Youth with a certain Velvet Underground elegance. The band is fronted by vocalist/songwriter and guitarist Annette Berlin, who has spent years battling ferocious noise in Bristol bands likeContinue reading “In the spotlight: Shoun Shoun”

New Release – Monsters & Heroes (album) by Shoun Shoun

Bristol (UK) based four-piece Shoun Shoun (‘shoon-shoon’) play unflinching, atmospheric dream pop and art garage rock wlth the urban ennui of Nico mixed with the noise of Sonic Youth with a certain Velvet Underground elegance. Following up on the 2019 release of their EP ‘A Hundred Trips’, they are set to release their debut albumContinue reading “New Release – Monsters & Heroes (album) by Shoun Shoun”

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”

In the spotlight: Matte Martin

Matte Martin is a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter obsessed with the dark and complex edges of rock and pop music. Matte channels the disparate influences of classical music, punk rock, the avant-garde, horror films, and the great English poets into deep, dark, dramatic rock-infused pop songs. The dark woods of his rural northern California upbringing cast theirContinue reading “In the spotlight: Matte Martin”

Chart Update 2021 wk38

Chart Update 2021 wk37

Chart Update 2021 wk36