Like a ‘tidal’, the wave of popularity over the past couple of years has shifted towards services such as Spotify and iTunes, leaving many in this day and age to question the use or even the user experience of good ol’ Soundcloud. The way I see it there’s a latent feature Soundcloud retains that can’t be replicated in the same vein…and that’s the sense of stimulating novelty. On other platforms


Bye Beneco
Blisspop staff writer Lu is reporting from Cape Town, South Africa The first couple of seconds of the latest Bye Beneco release titled “I’m Not the One” has the potential to leave you dumbfounded. It’s almost as if the band recorded the sound of a motor engine and started sampling it to create this rumbling bass sort of effect. Although as soon as the crash hits, we’re tossed into this


Lemon Squeeze Artwork
Blisspop staff writer Lu is reporting from Cape Town, South Africa When we speak about Bedroom Pop or even alternative types of Indie music, much of the spotlight tends to be placed on artists from the U.S. or even Europe. But what if I told that the scene in Sao Paolo Brazil is alive and well, giving audiences a garden-fresh viewpoint on styles associated with Bedroom Pop. This time we


Blisspop staff writer Lu is reporting from Cape Town, South Africa Like clustered trees that stretch to touch the sun, the lyrics delivered to us throughout Mk. Gee’s latest song, “Come on (You know I’m a Fool),” reach for a sense of hopelessness and misery. What is, fortunately, holding this track back from being drenched in this man’s blues is the uplifting instrumentation that is bound to spread good vibes


Thor Rixon – Michele As soon as the sounds of Michele inhabit your environment through the speakers, give it a couple of seconds and you’ll witness the room gradually give birth to life, especially if you’re with friends. The latest project titled Michele by Cape Town’s very own Thor Rixon is a full package that ‘presents’ the listener with tracks that’ll get you dancing, contemplating about life and humanity, and even