Darkness and light. Good and bad. Pain and joy. It is all about balance with Maria Mørk, and it certainly shows in her touching, soulful songwriting. Maria talks about her journey to Berlin, the struggles of making it work, and the best tips she has for becoming a better musician.
From cabaret, to pop, to dance, to piano bar music, Promis captures it all. Not bound by musical genre, Promis explores all aspects of music to bring his reflective, confessional lyrics to audiences across the globe. Here, he talks about the music industry today, whether social media is a positive thing in music, and ambitions of being a star.
SCARS aren't your typical thrash metal band. Starting out in the depths of Chile, SCARS amassed a band from a mix of cultures, influences and styles to create angry, hard metal music that still maintains clarity, melody and skill. Oh, and they just so happen to be the most chilled people I have ever met.
The delightful Lisa Akuah sits down with me over a long, relaxed interview to discuss the important of vulnerability, honesty and sincerity in songwriting. You're also treated to the first album review on BPM Pod, thanks to a submission from Tihomir Zdjelarevic and his album 'Mikrowelt'.
'You know, the guitar kinda sounds like John Mayer.'
And immediately upon recounting my wife's praise, Gui, Julia and I were friends. I mean it's a pretty good thing to hear.
Inviting, warm, friendly and just a pure joy to be around, this married couple blend funk, soul and pop into tracks you cannot help but dance to.