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A Day in the Life of…Tom Holkenborg

Dutch-born Tom Holkenborg (a.k.a. Junkie XL) is that rare artist who fills out the otherwise ridiculous and usually lazily applied "Renaissance Man" mantle. He's a…
Liza Lentini / June 9, 2021

A Day in the Life of…Surf Mesa

There’s a good chance you’ve either sung or shared songwriter and producer Surf Mesa’s 2020 single "ily (i love you baby)" (featuring Emilee), which was…
Liza Lentini / June 2, 2021

A Day in the Life of…Penfriend

Bristol, UK-based producer and songwriter Laura Kidd—a.k.a. Penfriend—is either a shapeshifter or one of the most multitalented people we know. Or both. In her early…
Liza Lentini / May 26, 2021

A Day in the Life of…David Gray

David Gray’s first album, White Ladder (1998), was recorded on a shoestring budget in a bedroom in Stoke, England, and though took a…
Liza Lentini / May 21, 2021

A Day in the Life of… Tarek Jafar of the Blue Stones

Canadian alt-rock duo The Blue Stones—Tarek Jafar (vocals/guitar) and Justin Tessier (drums/vocals)—pursued a personal path for their sophomore album Hidden Gems, with songs composed of…
Liza Lentini / May 12, 2021

A Day in the Life of…Natalie Bergman

The first song Natalie Bergman wrote for her debut solo album Mercy, "Home At Last," describes an interpretive spiritual, ethereal home, and was…
Liza Lentini / May 5, 2021

A Day in the Life of…TEKE::TEKE

Seven-piece, Montreal-based Japanese psych-punk band TEKE::TEKE’s debut album is called Shirushi (out May 7th), named after the practice of kintsugi, the art of mending broken…
Liza Lentini / April 28, 2021

A Day in the Life of… Dominique Fils-Aimé

Dominique Fils-Aimé is a singer with so much soul—and a sound so other-worldly—you’ll be hard-pressed to believe she’s from this modern earth. Her sound is…
Liza Lentini / April 21, 2021

A Day in the Life of…TRZTN

Paris-based musician Tristin Bechet, known by his moniker TRZTN, uses his uniquely provocative, electronic designs to create sonic mood boards for films and brands, like…
Liza Lentini / April 15, 2021

A Day in the Life of…Puma Blue

25-year-old Puma Blue’s debut album In Praise of Shadows earned its 70 million streams through an easy, ambient sound that at times, transcends to hypno-pop.
Liza Lentini / April 7, 2021

A Day in the Life of…Sub-Radio

If you’re looking for an instant, feel-good, mood-enhancing elixir that’s ultra-safe and makes a bad day A-OK, look no further than Sub-Radio. These six guys—Adam…
Liza Lentini / March 31, 2021

A Day in the Life of…Whitney McClain

After growing up singing in choirs and landing at the University of Texas for college, R&B/pop singer-songwriter Whitney McClain reached out to her uncle Marlon…
Liza Lentini / March 24, 2021

A Day in the Life of…AJ Smith

It’s no surprise Billy Joel flipped for singer-songwriter AJ Smith’s pop-ballad homage—"Billy Joel." It’s beautiful, heartfelt, and intoxicating. In high school, Smith served…
Liza Lentini / March 16, 2021

A Day in the Life of…Nick Waterhouse

Nick Waterhouse’s single "B. Santa Ana, 1986" off his debut album Promenade Blue (out April 9) harkens back to a…
Liza Lentini / March 10, 2021

A Day in the Life of…Kandle

Canadian singer-songwriter Kandle, daughter of Neil Osborne of the alt-rock band 54-40, notes Nancy Sinatra, Billie Holiday and Shirley Bassey as her influences, but there’s…
Liza Lentini / March 3, 2021
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