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Paul Dixon is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. Following his work under the David’s Lyre alias, he is now using the musical project name Fyfe. Love You More is the first single from his album “The Space Between” and the video is a study upon the twisted, deformed and out of shape nature of love.
Carl Sondrol is a composer and music producer from Los Angeles. “The Wayward Wind” is his rendition of a country song originally written by Stanley Lebowsky (music) and Herb Newman (lyrics), with a fun and intriguing video.
London-based alt-pop duo Oh Wonder (consisting of Josephine Vander Gucht and Anthony West) are back, this time with the first single from their sophomore album “Ultralife”. The single is an anthemic love song with a confident synthpop sound.
Laura Marling is a British singer, songwriter and musician from Eversley, Hampshire. “Next Time” is the third track from “Semper Femina” and the second in a trio of videos directed by Laura, each one inspired by a dream.
Goldfrapp are an English electronic duo from London that consist of Alison Goldfrapp (vocals, synthesizer) and Will Gregory (synthesizer). “Anymore” is the first single from their album “Silver Eye” and the video was shot on Fuerteventura, the largest of the Canary Islands.
BETSY is a singer/songwriter who grew up on a goose farm in Wales. Waiting is a single from her full length debut album.
Fleet Foxes is an American indie folk band formed in Seattle, Washington. “Fool’s Errand” is the second single out of their “Crack-Up” album, released on May 12.
Blonde Redhead is an alternative rock band composed of Kazu Makino (vocals, rhythm guitar) and twin brothers Simone and Amedeo Pace (drums and lead guitar/vocals, respectively). Golden Light is taken from Blonde Redhead’s EP “3 O’CLOCK” and the video is about a dreamlike and surreal love story reminiscent of the Symbolist’ art of dream featuring the RGB optical illusion.
Oren Lavie (born June 13th, 1976) is an Israeli songwriter, author, theatre and video director. “Did You Really Say No” is a tender duet with Vanessa Paradis.
Steven Colyer, known as Colyer is a uniquely versatile artist. Lost In Your Love is about the sense of giving someone the power to be beautiful and mystic when you get lost in their love.
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