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What Is The Hub?
The Hub is a new playlist from Talk About Pop Music where we want to continue to help new artists reach a wider audience and spread their music.
The Hub is a place where you can get up close and personal with new music in all shapes and forms.
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Let’s get this playlist started with these awesome new songs…
‘Looking for a Big Grey Sun’ – Death Hags
Taking inspiration from artists like Brian Eno who forge their own musical path, Lola Jean aka DEATH HAGS takes the listener on a journey through hypnotic electronics, psych and noise pop. Following the release of four singles in 2018/2019, including “Metal Teeth” on Burger Records and “Earthbound,” recorded with Tomas Dolas (Oh Sees, Mr. Elevator), Death Hags toured the U.S. and Europe extensively, including appearances at SXSW, Pop Montreal and Night Owl Fest.
‘Cool ‘ – Germano
Germano is a Brazilian born pop artist based in Los Angeles. In 2019, he released his debut single “Lost Crowd” along with its self-directed music video, attracting thousands of fans online and receiving support from publications such as POPDUST, C-Heads Magazine, Popmusik, EQ Music and more.
‘Don’t Stop Alice’ – Blarg
During a placement the two friends Theo and Tom had to work together in a windowless room putting flyers into envelopes lasting for weeks. The only ray of hope was to listen to Psychedelic Rock by the japanese band Yura Yura Teikoku. After this intensive musical experience, they both decided to create something own and unique.
Now, 10 years later they still make music together, with the goal to create songs for the outsiders of the outsiders. Based on influences like Psychedelic Rock, Noise, Electronic, Pop, Experimental and Trap Music they develope their DIY sound as well as a visual aesthetic, which is always well synced to the music. Blarg’s works have rough edges, but always soul.
‘The Gutter of Our Ecstasy’ – Luminous Kid
Luminous Kid is an independent artist from Sweden. His background as a visual artist has influenced his sound in the way he composes a soundscape out of vivid stories and contrasts. With a lyrical focus on queer experiences his bedroom indie-pop is exploring identity and sexuality.
When combining his music, lyrics and visual material, Luminous Kid creates a body of queer art. This is expressed fully in his upcoming debut single “The Gutter of Our Ecstasy” that will be released alongside a self directed intimate music video, shot on super8 in a Call Me by Your Name-like setting.
Under his birth name, Olof Grind, he has photographed album covers for artists like Phoebe Bridgers and the Swedish Linus Hasselberg, who is also the producer of “The Gutter of Our Ecstasy” and Luminous Kid’s upcoming album.
‘No Good’ – dezabel
Songwriter and producer Bilgi gained his musical background back in the ’90s at the ACM (The Academy of Contemporary Music). He continued to build up his knowledge in Songwriting and Music Production at Berklee College of Music. The influence of Pop, Jazz, Film Music, and Contemporary R&B can not be overheard. With his lyrics, he tells stories in the course of which the listeners find themselves.
Wait, there’s more…
‘Nobody Else’ – kk
‘Sinking Feeling’ – Sureilla
‘Louder’ – The Wonderstrikes