Cool Set Talk To Us About Their New Single, ‘Summer Retro’, Their Post Pandemic Plans, And Their Inspirations

Cool Set’s debut single, ‘Summer Retro’, has taken about a year to complete, thanks to Covid. The summery, electronic-pop track serves as a great introduction to the pair and their sound, and comes with a gorgeous music video, shot in and around Los Angeles, and taking in the sights that will be instantly familiar to anyone who’s visited the City Of Angels.

Texas Release 10th Album, ‘Hi’ And Lead Off With Brilliant Single That Might Just Be The Summer Anthem

It’s hard to believe that this band, Texas, are actually best known in France. They seem to have been so much part of the tapestry of UK music since ‘I Don’t Want a Lover’ dropped in 1989 on the brilliant debut ‘Southside’. Now, 33 years later they have released an album which is quite literally genre defying. It has songs that quite simply span every kind of music.

Austin Singer-Songwriter, Cory Williams, Announces The ‘BirdMouth’ LP

Austin-based Cory Williams shares a love story, as well as an eulogy to lost love, in his album, ‘Bird Mouth’.

HiL Releases Latest Album ‘Flamingo Isle’

Texas based musical artist HiL has release his nine track album, ‘Flamingo Isle’. 


Texas duo Surfaces reached global success with their last single, ‘Sunday Best’, which has now reached an astonishing 1 billion streams. They’re now back with a new track which features music legend, Elton John. You can stream ‘Learn To Fly’ on all major streaming platforms now! 

Texas Announce 24 Date UK Tour And New Album This Year

For over 30 years, Texas have proved themselves to be one of Scotland’s best ever bands and nothing short of a national treasure south of the border. A new album, the follow up to their acclaimed 2017 release ‘Jump On Board,’ will come later this year on BMG.

Raylon – ‘Over You’

Self made Texas native Raylon has many strings to his bow, including academics, track and field, and his work in the recording studio. While maintaining an interest in country music, Raylon’s style hones in on a blend of RnB and harmony rap, which takes its inspiration from the likes of Michael Jackson, Chris Brown, and Usher.

Singer Songwriter Keenan Willard Releases Video For Debut Single ‘Like You Do’

It’s hard to believe, but Keenan Willard only started writing songs at the start of 2019. His debut single, ‘Like You Do’, released ahead of an EP set to come out in the summer, sees him drawing on his North Carolina roots, and infusing his sound with the inspirations served by his surroundings in El Paso, where he is based, and works as a TV reporter.

Swimming With Bears – ‘Keep Smiling’

Swimming With Bears call their sound, “pop’n’roll” a high energy vibe infused with a Motown flavour. Their new single, ‘Keep Smiling’, reflects the struggle to stay positive when all those around you seem to lack consideration and kindness.

Diesel Park West – ‘Scared Of Time’

There’s something ironic in the fact that Leicester’s Diesel Park West have named their latest single, ‘Scared Of Time’. The band formed in 1980, and their debut album, ‘Shakespeare Alabama’, was released in 1989. Their ninth studio album, ‘Let It Melt’, from which comes ‘Scared Of Time’, came out on September 13 this year.

Matthew Squires – ‘Visions Of America’

Austin based singer songwriter Matthew Squires has released with his band seven studio albums since 2010, all of which have been met with critical acclaim. His most recent album, ‘Visions Of America’, came out on August 30.

Nicholas Altobelli – ‘Red, White, And Blues’

With a chorus that makes us think of what could be, if only we found a way of coming together, Nicholas Altobelli’s new single, ‘Red, White, And Blues’ is out today. It’s the new single from his ‘Vertigo’ LP, which is set for release on August 2.

Happy, Hollow – ‘Flowers’

Happy, Hollow, from Austin Texas, come to us with their instantly likeable song, ‘Flowers’. It’s upbeat and fun, with a 90s sound that is impossible to not bob about to. In fact, it’s difficult to type this because I’m bobbing so much.

It’s Just The Way We Feel: Six Quick Questions With Alphabeat

Alphabeat are back! Best known for their hit singles, ‘Fascination’, and ‘10,000 Nights’, as well as their eponymous debut album, the Danish pop group from Silkeborg return from a six year hiatus with their new single, ‘Shadows’. Their fourth album is set for release later this year via Warner Music. Lisa caught up with the group after their recent appearance at SXSW and asked them six quick questions!

A BOI – ‘See Through’ (Chapter 1)

A BOI – aka the cleverly named Absolutely Bereft Of Imagination – is the latest project from Austin Texas artist, TaSzlin, better known as one third of the uncompromising social justice warrior trio, BLXPLTN. With A BOI he examins his more meditative side, and his latest track, ‘See Through’, is dreamily electronic, and altogether trippy.

Imaní Scott – ‘Lost Yo Mind’

Back in December 2017 we introduced readers to Houston hip hop and RnB star, Imaní Scott, with her single, ‘Throwing Glitter’. Throw forward more than a year and the firebrand with the electric blue tresses is back with her latest single, ‘Lost Yo Mind’: soulful, sexy, and completely badass.

Steff Neff – ‘Mine’

‘Mine’ is the latest song from 21 year old Houston-based singer, Steff Neff. Her sound is strongly rooted in dark pop, with a candy coated pop melody, and deeply emotive lyrics.

Aspect Zavi – ‘Focus’

Rapper, singer, and dancer has used the internet to reach new fans, and to follow his dreams. The Texas based artist made a name for himself posting his dance compilations on (the sadly missed) Vine, showing off his skill and reaching and influencing a massive following. Now his latest single, ‘Focus’, highlights his singing talents, while a music video is a showcase of his dancing prowess.

Wisdom Set To Release Latest Single, ‘Let It Be’

‘Let It Be’ is the latest single from Nigerian artist, Wisdom Clifford. Released on 24 January, the track is a catchy RnB song, with Wisdom’s melifluous vocals laid over a simple instrumental.

Jeremy Parsons – ‘Why Is The Bluebird Blue’

Jeremy Parsons draws from his personal experiences to create his songs, and this intimacy comes through in ‘Why Is The Bluebird Blue’: we want to find some way of making him less lonely.

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