It has been a couple of years since the US based alt-folk creator Evelyn Cools last featured.
When last featured the Belgian singer songwriter was based in England and now moved to the USA and returning with a slightly different feel, laid to a more melancholic backdrop set to a fragile architecture which affords brighter spotlight to the singular and tender vocal.
Here’s To You, released on the 29th of May is one of a series of singles scheduled for release.
It has been a little while since the Belgian dark-rock duo Baby Fire last featured.
Perhaps appropriately, marking their return to the site, a live version of the song Love Soup, which is a re-imagining of a track that was originally called Bureau d’échange du mal I: Bones Soup which was the seventh of the sixteen songs on their début LP No Fear.
The first track to surface from the album (itself available as a standalone single on bandcamp) I’m Not Dead – is a just over eight minute exposition of atmospheric instrumental rock that takes the listener in to a journey of imaginative interconnecting spacious melodies which have something of a celestial science-fiction feel in which time and motion become abstract notions.
I Am Death opens with bass strings so loose that it is possible to feel the twang of the steel springs through the speakers – meaning there is little likelihood I could pass by the first song to surface from the album without suggesting spending time in their company.
The first track to surface from the album (which is available through Denovali) Sisters – is an ambient flow of brooding and unstoppable dystopian ambience which fills the room with a palpable chill as it skitters between industrial havoc and grinding oppression, indicating of an album that will become an essential on the dark moments playlist.