Lawrence McCluskey is the brilliant mind behind Strawberry Whiplash and Bubblegum Lemonade. While Strawberry Whiplash is an indie pop band hailing from Glasgow Scotland, with Sandra McCluskey on vocals and Lawrence on instruments (10 albums with his label, Matinee Records, among LPs, EPs and collaborations), Bubblegum Lemonade is his own personal project (14 albums, among […]Read More It’s a great time to be making music, and a great time to be listening to music, too. Interview with Lawrence McCluskey.
⭐️⭐️ The return of The Drums after 3 years is not the return of The Drums: all the original band members have quit and just remain only Jonny Pierce. “When Jacob left the band, I had about thirty seconds where I felt like “oh shit, now what?” and then very quickly, I started feeling almost […]Read More Abysmal Thoughts. The Drums
Nowadays is easier than ever for an artist release an album: through a label (one of the three major labels, their subsidiaries or an independent label), release founded by crowdfunding as Kickstarted, release directly through Bandcamp or Soundcloud, or even release their music via YouTube. While in the old times the first filter was the […]Read More We need more filters to find the very special music
This week Ed Sheeran released his second music video of ÷ “Shape Of You”. A catchy pop song that now is trending worldwide. So this time on The Echo Music we’re going to talk about this young and famous pop star. Ed Sheeran started his music career since 2004 and independently released his first collection […]Read More Artist Profile: Ed Sheeran
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The long awaited return of The xx is better than we were expecting. After exploring several ways of writing lyrics and music while Jamie Smith was recording his album “In Colour” and did “a five day-road trip down the West Coast to Los Angeles with Pawson and Rodaidh McDonald, who co-produced the new album […]Read More I See You. The xx
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This year the last album of The Raveonettes was released in the form of one song by month, and it was called Rave Sound of the Month. In their website, the group said that “every month throughout 2016, we’ll be dropping a freshly recorded track. Taking you on a ride, potentially schizophrenic & disjointed, […]Read More Rave Sound of the Month. The Raveonettes
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This year, Crocodiles (Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell) released their sixth album studio, recorded in Mexico City. This new album, innovative like the other albums of the Crocodiles, is different from their usual style. In interview with The Echo Music, Brandon Welchez defined this album as “Stylistically it’s probably our weirdest album to date. […]Read More Dreamless. Crocodiles