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Weekly Discover #18


Welcome to the eighteenth edition of "Weekly Discover"! We're delighted to have you with us for another captivating journey through the world of music. This episode promises to be a celebration of sonic exploration, offering a diverse array of tunes to ignite your senses and fuel your imagination.


Our mission remains steadfast: to curate the finest selection of tracks that transcend genres and captivate audiences. Each song is handpicked to create a seamless tapestry of sound, designed to accompany you on your daily adventures and elevate your listening experience to new heights.


As the universal language that connects us all, music serves as a guiding light through life's ups and downs. It has the power to evoke emotions, trigger memories, and inspire dreams. Whether you're in search of infectious beats or soul-stirring melodies, "Weekly Discover" is here to guide you on your musical journey, providing a curated playlist that speaks to your heart and soul.


So, join us as we embark on this rhythmic voyage, where every track is a hidden gem waiting to be uncovered. Let the music be your compass as you navigate through the vast expanse of musical terrain, and may each song bring you closer to the magic of sound. Your adventure begins now—let's dive in and discover the wonders that await us!


Unveiling Neska Rose: Sibling Harmony and 90s Rage in "Aware"



In the pulsating heart of alternative rock, twin sisters Neska and Libi Rose emerge as a formidable force under the moniker Neska Rose. With a blend of wit, biting lyricism, and influences ranging from PJ Harvey to Radiohead, their latest single "Aware" encapsulates the essence of their musical journey. Produced by Grammy-Award winner David Greenbaum, this track is a testament to their unyielding creativity and collaborative spirit.


Neska, wielding the guitar, and Libi, commanding the keys and vocal harmonies, form the nucleus of Neska Rose. Their musical partnership traces back to the womb, blossoming into a lifelong collaboration fueled by shared passion and sibling camaraderie. Influenced by icons like PJ Harvey, Kate Bush, and Frank Zappa, Neska Rose's sound embodies the raw energy of '80s and '90s rock, infused with a modern edge.


The genesis of "Aware" took shape in David Greenbaum's garage studio, where the magic of collaboration transformed mere ideas into sonic tapestries. Libi's synths intertwine seamlessly with Neska's guitar, creating a dynamic backdrop for their poignant lyrics. The song is a testament to female empowerment and the frustration of dealing with those who remain blissfully ignorant of their impact.


Beyond their musical endeavors, Neska and Libi's creative prowess extends to the realm of acting and comedy. From writing comedy songs for Nickelodeon to appearing in Peacock's miniseries 'Angelyne,' their talents know no bounds. Libi's multifaceted artistic journey, from classical pianist to comedic actor, adds depth to Neska Rose's dynamic persona.


As Neska Rose prepares to take the stage at Hotel Ziggy Los Angeles on July 10th, their music resonates with audiences seeking authenticity and raw emotion. With "Aware," they invite listeners to embrace the power of sibling harmony and channel their inner '90s rage.


In the words of Libi Rose, "Neska Rose is more than a band; it's a testament to the boundless creativity that thrives when sisters unite. 'Aware' is our anthem of empowerment, a rallying cry for those who refuse to be silenced."



Anna Josephine Unleashes Empowering Anthem "Honey Pal" in the World of Rock Music



Brooklyn-based artist Anna Josephine is back with a bang, delivering an electrifying new track that packs a punch both musically and thematically. "Honey Pal" is more than just a song—it's a rallying cry for women everywhere to assert their boundaries and reclaim their autonomy in the face of unsolicited male attention.


Driven by a relentless pursuit of musical exploration, "Honey Pal" embodies the raw energy and infectious melodies synonymous with rock music. Drawing inspiration from the female experience of navigating unwanted advances, Anna Josephine's powerful lyrics cut through the noise, empowering listeners to stand tall and speak up for themselves.


Since bursting onto the scene in September 2023, Anna Josephine has been making waves in the music industry. With her recent EP, "Sweeter Than Reality," she captivated audiences with her artful fusion of chamber pop, folk instrumentation, and thought-provoking lyricism. Now, with "Honey Pal," Anna takes her sound in a bold new direction, proving her versatility as an artist and her unwavering commitment to authenticity.


With a large number of listeners to date, Anna Josephine continues to captivate audiences worldwide with her evocative songwriting and soul-stirring performances. Through her music, she forges deep connections with listeners, offering them a glimpse into her world and inviting them to join her on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment.


As Anna Josephine's star continues to rise, "Honey Pal" serves as a testament to her talent and her dedication to using her platform for good. With its powerful message and infectious energy, this track is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who hear it, inspiring them to embrace their inner strength and confidence. So, turn up the volume and let Anna Josephine's "Honey Pal" be your anthem of empowerment in a world that often seeks to silence your voice.



WEXFORD's Resounding Call to Arms: "Never Give Up the Fight"



In the tumultuous wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Sandusky, Ohio's own WEXFORD rises with a resounding anthem of defiance and unity. "Never Give Up the Fight," the second single from their forthcoming album "Silent Key," stands as a testament to the enduring power of music as a tool for change and solidarity.


Crafted amidst the chaos of global unrest, "Never Give Up the Fight" is more than just a song—it's a rallying cry for peace and equity in a world torn apart by conflict. With raw, emotive vocals and driving rhythms, WEXFORD delivers an anti-war manifesto that resonates with audiences worldwide.


Led by Dave Mueller and Andy Kohlmann on vocals and guitar, alongside Shawn Daley on bass and keys, and Jeff Vandebussche on drums, WEXFORD's sound is a potent blend of alternative, punk, and post-hardcore influences. Their music is characterized by intricate guitar work, impassioned lyrics, and a relentless drive to challenge the status quo.


"Never Give Up the Fight" serves as a poignant reminder of the human cost of war and the universal desire for peace. It's a plea for empathy, understanding, and the right to live free from fear and violence. As the world grapples with its own demons, WEXFORD's message resonates with newfound urgency and relevance.


The track's international appeal is undeniable, transcending borders and languages to unite listeners in a shared quest for a better tomorrow. With its powerful message and infectious energy, "Never Give Up the Fight" has the potential to spark conversations, inspire action, and ignite change on a global scale.


Produced by Shawn Patrick Thomas Daley and recorded at The Mohawk Studio in Sandusky, OH, "Never Give Up the Fight" is a testament to WEXFORD's unwavering commitment to their craft and their dedication to making a difference through music.


As the world awaits the release of "Silent Key" in June 2024, WEXFORD's star continues to rise, fueled by a passion for justice and a belief in the transformative power of art. With each chord and every lyric, they remind us that in the face of adversity, we must never give up the fight.



Unveiling the Raw Energy of SUD's Debut EP "Gib doch ab"



In the heart of Frankfurt, amidst the vibrant musical scene, a trio emerges, pulsating with raw energy and unfiltered passion. SUD, comprised of Thorsten S., Frank N., and David L., embodies the essence of garage, alternative, stoner rock, infused with punk, metal, and German lyrics. Their debut EP, "Gib doch ab," released on April 1, 2024, marks the culmination of their collective journey and sets the stage for their explosive presence in the music industry.


The genesis of SUD traces back to a timeless room in Frankfurt, a creative sanctuary where the members honed their craft and forged their distinct sound. Drawing from their diverse musical backgrounds, spanning projects like "Dreadmaxx," "Saft," and more, the trio converges to channel their creative synergy into a relentless sonic force.


Thorsten and David's musical camaraderie dates back to the late '90s, enriched by their tenure in the nationally acclaimed band "Dreadmaxx." Meanwhile, Frank and David established a formidable rhythm section through their collaboration in "Saft," laying the foundation for SUD's electrifying sound. Following the dissolution of their respective projects, fate intervened, and in 2021, SUD was born out of spontaneous jam sessions and shared musical vision.


At the core of SUD's ethos lies a commitment to authenticity and uninhibited expression. Their music is a reflection of their lived experiences, imbued with a visceral intensity that resonates with listeners. "Gib doch ab" serves as a testament to their ethos, featuring seven tracks brimming with sonic dynamism and lyrical depth.


With influences ranging from German icons like Ärzte and Spliff to international titans like QOTSA and Foo Fighters, SUD defies categorization, embracing the essence of rock in its purest form. Their music is a sonic journey, propelled by pulsating rhythms, searing guitar riffs, and impassioned vocals.


As "Gib doch ab" reverberates through the airwaves, SUD invites listeners to embark on a journey of sonic exploration and emotional resonance. It's a declaration of intent, a rallying cry for those who crave authenticity in a world of manufactured soundscapes.


In the end, SUD's music transcends genre boundaries, resonating with anyone who dares to embrace the raw, unfiltered essence of rock. With their debut EP, they invite you to immerse yourself in their world—a world where passion knows no bounds and music is the ultimate expression of the human spirit.



Embark on a Musical Odyssey with Alex Wellkers' "Fly Away"



Switzerland's musical landscape welcomes a new luminary with the release of Alex Wellkers' sophomore album, "Fly Away." Bursting with dramatic pop and rock anthems, this record is a testament to Wellkers' eclectic influences and dynamic musicality. Classical instrumentation intertwines with the raw energy of rock, creating a sonic tapestry that captivates and enthralls listeners from start to finish.


The journey begins with the haunting acoustic melodies of "You Want Us," setting the stage for an epic odyssey that unfolds with each subsequent track. From the soaring heights of "Making Progress" to the soul-stirring introspection of "What You Think Right Now," "Fly Away" takes listeners on a rollercoaster ride of emotions and sonic textures.


Throughout the album, Wellkers' vocals take center stage, accompanied by powerful guitar riffs and lush orchestration. Classical elements such as violas and violins add depth and richness to the music, creating a symphonic backdrop against which Wellkers' lyrics soar.


For German-speaking audiences, "Fly Away" offers a special treat with tracks like "Song No. 5," while French-speaking listeners will find solace in the infectious pop melodies of "Song No. 6." English-speaking fans of soft pop will be drawn to the soothing tones of "Amy," a standout track that showcases Wellkers' versatility and songwriting prowess.


As the album draws to a close, Wellkers delivers a surprise with "Do Not Fall," a hip-hop crossover track featuring lyrics in French, Swiss-German, and English. It's a bold departure from the album's earlier offerings, yet it serves as a fitting conclusion to a musical journey filled with twists and turns.


Born out of Wellkers' lifelong passion for music, "Fly Away" represents a culmination of years of dedication and artistic evolution. From his early days playing accordion and harmonica to his deep dive into blues, grunge, and rock, Wellkers' musical journey has been nothing short of extraordinary.


With "Fly Away," Wellkers invites listeners to join him on a voyage of self-discovery and exploration. It's an album that defies categorization, blending genres and influences to create a sound that is uniquely his own. So, strap in, and get ready to soar with Alex Wellkers as he invites you to "Fly Away" on a musical adventure like no other.



Delving into the Soundscapes of Post Pop with Ellery Twining's "S B BUTLER"



Following the success of his critically acclaimed solo debut "REVENGE," Ellery Twining returns with a mesmerizing exploration into the world of Post Pop with his latest record, "S B BUTLER." With a keen eye for storytelling and a knack for crafting evocative soundscapes, Twining invites listeners on a journey of introspection and discovery through his music.


At the helm of "S B BUTLER" is the mesmerizing single of the same name, accompanied by a captivating video directed by photographer Michelle Gemma of Mystic, CT. Gemma, who also helmed the video for Twining's first single "WEATHERALL" from the "REVENGE" record, brings her unique vision to life, complementing Twining's music with stunning visuals that enhance the overall experience.


True to form, Twining takes on the role of a true solo artist, playing all the instruments, writing all the songs and lyrics, and participating in the production process alongside Eric Lichter of Dirt Floor Recording Studio. However, he enlists the talents of David Bentley for bass guitar duties, acknowledging his own lack of "Bass Groove."


With "S B BUTLER," Twining delves deeper into the sonic landscape he began to explore with "REVENGE," offering listeners a glimpse into the post-pop world he has meticulously crafted. Drawing inspiration from his experiences growing up as a Generation X kid, Twining infuses his music with themes of popular culture, childhood survival tactics, and the consequences of socially acceptable divorce.


As Twining himself describes it, "S B BUTLER" is a contextual dissemination of the Generation X transformation into the Post Generation. It's an album that not only reflects the experiences of a particular generation but also speaks to the universal themes of identity, belonging, and resilience.


In a musical landscape dominated by trends and fleeting fads, Ellery Twining stands out as a beacon of authenticity and creativity. With "S B BUTLER," he continues to push the boundaries of what's possible in the realm of Post Pop, offering listeners a glimpse into his unique vision of the world.


So, dive into the captivating sounds of "S B BUTLER" and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Ellery Twining's musical universe. With each note and every lyric, he invites you to join him on a journey of self-discovery and exploration, where the boundaries between past and present blur, and the possibilities are endless.



Exploring Emotional Depths with OK Doomer's Debut Single "Rivers Cuomo"



In the ever-evolving landscape of alternative music, UK artist OK Doomer emerges as a singular voice with the debut single "Rivers Cuomo." Crafted by songwriter Lou Doyle and brought to life through a partnership with Tonmeister and producer Hannes Plattmeier, this track is a poignant exploration of loss, friendship, and the passage of time.


"Rivers Cuomo" serves as a poignant reminder of the profound impact of teenage friendships and the bittersweet nostalgia that accompanies their loss. Recorded in Hamburg and mastered by Heba Kadry in Brooklyn, this debut single showcases Lou Doyle's talent as both a songwriter and a vocalist, with production value that is second to none.


As the first release from Therapy Dogs, a new independent record label based in East London, "Rivers Cuomo" represents not only the beginning of OK Doomer's musical journey but also a promising new chapter in the UK's alternative music scene. With its evocative lyrics and haunting melodies, this track is sure to resonate with listeners on a deep and emotional level.


The collaboration between Lou Doyle and Hannes Plattmeier yields exquisite results, capturing the essence of teenage angst and longing with precision and authenticity. Through "Rivers Cuomo," OK Doomer invites listeners to embark on a journey of introspection and self-discovery, exploring themes of love, loss, and the passage of time.


As Mark Raefelli from Therapy Dogs aptly puts it, "There's plenty more to come from OK Doomer, and this is a great opportunity to help break a unique artist with a bright future." Indeed, with the debut single "Rivers Cuomo," OK Doomer sets the stage for what promises to be an exciting and transformative musical career.


So, dive into the haunting melodies and evocative lyrics of "Rivers Cuomo" and discover the captivating world of OK Doomer. With Lou Doyle's talent and vision leading the way, the future is bright for this emerging artist, and we can't wait to see where the journey takes us next.



Hyper Lion's "Robots Stole My Job": A Musical Manifesto for the Automated Era



In a digital landscape where automation looms large, Hyper Lion emerges as a defiant voice with his latest single, "Robots Stole My Job." Released digitally on April 1st, 2024, this track is more than just music—it's a declaration of resilience and empowerment in the face of technological disruption.


Originally conceived as a playful experiment with AI music creation tools, "Robots Stole My Job" evolved into a poignant reflection on the complexities of automation. Hyper Lion, drawing from personal experience, channels a spectrum of emotions—frustration, annoyance, resignation—into a sonic tapestry that captures the essence of modern-day upheaval.


The track's genesis reflects a broader societal shift, where advancements in technology threaten traditional modes of employment. Hyper Lion, a master of avant-pop, harnesses this zeitgeist, infusing his music with raw energy and unapologetic honesty.


As the driving force behind Pariis Opera House and a seasoned solo artist, Hyper Lion brings a wealth of experience to the table. With "Robots Stole My Job," he transcends genre boundaries, blending elements of electronica, pop, and alternative to craft a sound that is uniquely his own.


But this track is more than just a musical statement—it's a call to action. Through his art, Hyper Lion challenges listeners to confront the realities of automation while embracing the power of resilience and adaptability.


As we navigate an uncertain future, "Robots Stole My Job" stands as a beacon of hope—a reminder that even in the face of adversity, we have the power to shape our own destiny. So, join Hyper Lion on this journey of self-discovery and defiance, and let the music be your guide in the age of automation.



Exploring the Dreamy Realms of Purple Stone's "A Little Something"



In the enchanting landscapes of Sweden's northern reaches, a duo known as Purple Stone emerges, crafting ethereal harmonies that transport listeners to dreamy realms of sound. Johan Hansson and David Skog, the creative forces behind Purple Stone, blend analog synthesizers, guitars, and washed-out reverbs to create a sonic tapestry that defies genre boundaries and invites listeners on a journey of introspection and exploration.


At the heart of Purple Stone's music lies a sense of authenticity and emotional depth. Their latest single, "A Little Something," serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of facing reality with courage and resilience. With its atmospheric melodies and introspective lyrics, the song resonates with listeners on a profound level, urging them to embrace life's challenges with grace and determination.


Despite being miles apart, Johan and David unite their creative energies to record music that transcends physical distance. Their deep connection to their roots in the north of Sweden infuses their music with a sense of nostalgia and longing, evoking images of vast landscapes and endless skies.


Purple Stone's sonic landscape is one of boundless possibility, where analog synths intertwine with shimmering guitars to create a sense of otherworldly beauty. Their debut album, released in 2022, marked the beginning of a musical journey filled with exploration and discovery. Since then, they have continued to captivate audiences with a series of singles and EPs, each one a testament to their unwavering dedication to their craft.


As listeners immerse themselves in the dreamy harmonies of Purple Stone, they are transported to a world where time seems to stand still and worries fade away. With each note and every reverberating chord, Johan and David invite us to lose ourselves in the beauty of the moment and find solace in the power of music.


In a world filled with chaos and uncertainty, Purple Stone offers a much-needed escape—a place where dreams come to life and imagination knows no bounds. With "A Little Something," they remind us that even in the face of adversity, there is always hope, and the courage to live and never give up.



Unveiling the Elemental Odyssey: Storytell's "Earth, Love, and Roses"



In the ethereal realm where music transcends mere sound, Storytell emerges as a beacon of sonic exploration. Led by the visionary prowess of Pix, the band's latest album, "Earth, Love, and Roses," invites listeners on an elemental journey through psychedelic rock, neo-hippie vibes, and funky undertones. Released under the banner of ChupaWest Records, this album is a testament to Storytell's boundless creativity and unwavering commitment to storytelling through song.


At the helm of Storytell's sonic odyssey is Pix, a multifaceted artist wielding the roles of guitarist, bassist, engineer, and producer. Inspired by the elemental themes deeply ingrained in Kriya Yoga and Hindu philosophy, Pix orchestrates a symphony of sound that traverses the realms of earth, water, fire, air, and ether. Each track on "Earth, Love, and Roses" serves as a vignette, painting a vivid portrait of the human experience through the lens of elemental symbolism.


The band's journey began with the EP "Sea of Souls," a fiery exploration of passion and intensity. Now, with "Earth, Love, and Roses," Storytell delves deeper into the elemental tapestry, weaving together threads of earthy rhythms, watery melodies, fiery solos, airy harmonies, and ethereal undertones. It's a sonic alchemy that transcends genre boundaries, embracing the essence of storytelling in its purest form.


One standout track, "Little Gods," features a mesmerizing spoken word performance by Joel Gion from Brian Jonestown Massacre, adding an extra layer of depth to Storytell's sonic landscape. While not a single per se, "Little Gods" captivates listeners with its poignant lyricism and hypnotic cadence, further enriching the album's narrative.


Beyond the music itself, Storytell pays homage to the rich tradition of oral storytelling, drawing inspiration from the figurines of the American Southwest that embody the spirit of cultural preservation. Through their music, Storytell becomes a vessel for transmitting the thoughts, experiences, and emotions of humanity, echoing the timeless tradition of passing down legends and myths through generations.


As "Earth, Love, and Roses" blooms into the world, Storytell embarks on a journey of sonic exploration and self-discovery. With Tony DiCarlo's soulful vocals, Pix's virtuosic instrumentation, and Steven Dodds' dynamic percussion, the band crafts a sonic tapestry that resonates with listeners on a profound level. Keep an eye on Storytell as they continue to unfold their suite of songs, promising an odyssey that transcends time and space.

























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