Weyes Blood is that underrated singular female voice in alternative music. Signed to famed indie label Sub Pop, the singer-songwriter also known as Natalie Mering has toured or worked with artists like Ariel Pink, Perfume Genius, and Father John Misty. This week, Mering released Titanic Rising, the follow-up to her 2016 album Front Row Seat of the Earth.
Chen, better known as the main vocalist of K-Pop super group EXO, is finally having his solo debut with the release of “April, and a Flower (사월, 그리고 꽃)” mini album. He showcased his perfect vocal technique, accompanied by gloomy instrumentals in the background.
Every once in a while, the mainstream audience of the music industry tires of the usual campaigners of lush life and bright lights and seeks for the next kooky kid to bring a little semblance of audiovisual balance between light and dark. Enter Billie Eilish, who managed to surprise and charm the pop industry with her EP “Don’t Smile At Me” back in 2017. This year, she is back with her debut full-length album “When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go”.
If you’re familiar with Riot Grrrl or feminist punk bands like Hole or Bikini Kill, you should check out this heavy, fuzz-driven, punk rock trio from Bandung named Bánanách.
K-pop vocal powerhouse Mamamoo is back with their newest mini album, “White Wind”. Having been extremely active for the past few months, the mini album features self-produced tracks from the member and a solo track from vocalist Wheein.
The speedofsound mag team is back with our weekly playlist consisting of 18 artists from diverse genres and musical styles!