Birthh – Supermarkets
Alice Bisi has returned under her moniker Birthh with the new single Supermarkets that mixes playful pop with some jazz elements. In the accompanying video directed by herself and shot between Genoa and her home town of Vaniano she reveals the existential stuff in her life.
LA NIÑA – NIENTE CCHIÙ
It seems that LA NIÑA will become the Italian Rosalía before we know it. This week she has shared the new track NIENTE CCHIÙ produced by KWSK NINJA who also directed the accompanying video. The clip contains some good references like Pina Bausch and Marina Abramović, showing a nonstop loop in black and white.
Arlo Parks – Second Guessing
Another piece of emotional bedroom pop by Arlo Parks. Second Guessing is about “strength and the possibility of self fulfilment” and it’s the first glimpse into her forthcoming EP titled Sophie that will be released on 29th November.
Marika Hackman – hand solo
“Female self pleasure rules!”
Marika Hackman sings an ode to female masturbation in her latest track hand solo. The accompanying visual directed by Sam Bailey offers a montage of masturbating on loads of everyday objects like a strawberry cake or a big seashell.
Despite this video being playful, it seriously wants to make a serious point at the end that female masturbation is still perceived as something shameful and embarrassing.
Colapesce e Mace – Immaginario
still talking about imaginary love…
Family Time – Room 301
Autumn does not exist. Let’s enjoy the summer forever with this new track by Family Time that next week will release their debut LP The Great Abismo.
Willie J Healey – Songs For Joanna
Classic English video, so English that the lawn is also used as a table cloth.
Venerus – Fulmini/Il Fu Venerus (Live Session @Roma)
It’s a kind of magic
Erlend Øye & La Comitiva – Paradiso
Erlend walks around Syracuse wearing a hat with the written “Venice” as a metaphor of a mediterranean drama: when the summer is over some people have to leave the “Paradiso” of southern Italy to return to work in northern Italy.
Peggy Gou – Starry Night
The dreamy video for Starry Night shows some gorgeous footage in Gou’s native South Korea: the filmmaker Jonas Linstroem captures cinematic shots of children practicing martial arts, Korean women dancing and mixes them with some stunning landscape scenes.