Baby Queen kicks off 2021 with the release of her new single. A modern pop creative livewire, the South African-born London resident had a breakthrough 2020 and her prolific output culminated in the dazzling ‘Medicine EP’ in November. But the anti-pop star – aka Bella Latham – is not one to let the grass grow under her feet and the stirring synth-pop anthem ‘Raw Thoughts’ is out today. It’s the latest in a string of irresistible singles, evidence of an artist in the midst of...

ACCEPT could have hardly chosen a more fitting title for their new upcoming masterpiece - “Too Mean To Die”. First a virus interrupted the recording process of their 16th studio album back in spring 2020, and now the same rotten thing has caused the release to be postponed by two weeks, to 29.01.21.

However, ACCEPT will not be knocked down by these setbacks. As a consolation for fans and to...

AUA’s debut LP "I Don't Want It Darker" is an eclectic mix of explosive krautrock-driven beats, Carpenter-esque arpeggios, and surf guitar sounds, all embedded within the darker version of a ’60s lo-fi pop record.

The band’s stoically delivered vocals emphasize that the reference to Leonard Cohen’s penultimate record is certainly no coincidence. Contributions by musicians Jörg Schumacher as well as Dominik Fink of Radare and Chris Breuer of Heads. completed...