In the spotlight: Shayan Regan

Shayan Regan is a 22-year old singer/songwriter originally from the United Kingdom, who is currently living in Florence (Italy). From a young age, he found solace in a variety of artists and songwriters particularly focusing on genres such as pop, indie, singer/songwriter, acoustic and folk, which contributed to him shaping his own identity as aContinue reading “In the spotlight: Shayan Regan”

New Release – Love Me Now and Leave Me Never by The Jerrys

The Jerrys play British-influenced guitar pop written by Jerry Schwartz, who also plays multiple instruments, sings, and produces their music. Schwartz gets by with a little help from his musical friends Robert Porché and Jim Losby when recording and performing live. The new single ‘Love Me Now and Leave Me Never’ will be out MarchContinue reading “New Release – Love Me Now and Leave Me Never by The Jerrys”

In the spotlight: Electron Odyssey

Electron Odyssey is Jeff Spoonhower, an independent musician and producer living in Northern Indiana (USA). Jeff has worked in the video game and animation industries since 2002. His debut album of electronic music ‘Your Future Awaits’ was inspired by 80s synth-driven pop, progressive rock, synthwave, and film/game scores. The album won the award for ‘BestContinue reading “In the spotlight: Electron Odyssey”

In the spotlight: Daniel Scarsella

Daniel Scarsella was born and raised in Peterborough, Ontario (Canada) and is part of a growing band of modern DIY musicians. He is a husband, father, guitar teacher and lifelong student of all things music. “Peterborough is a mid-sized town North- East of Toronto, Canada and very much cottage country. Growing up near water meantContinue reading “In the spotlight: Daniel Scarsella”

The Bucket Playlist interview with Cavalcade

‘There’s so much energy when we’re in a room together, it helps tell the story in a different way’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist London-based rock band Cavalcade is gearing up to release their debut EP next spring, which will feature one of their favourite unreleased tracks to date, ‘Sunshine Child’. The band comprises ConnorContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist interview with Cavalcade”

In the spotlight: Abi Nav

Abi Nav is a 24-year old Boston (USA) based singer-songwriter and recording artist. Abi weaves stories with his songs. His influences include John Mayer, Pink Floyd and Radiohead. His raw, self-aware lyrics, coupled with his ability to write unforgettable melodies make him a songwriter to look out for. I always like to ask artists aboutContinue reading “In the spotlight: Abi Nav”

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”

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”