Tag: Nova Heart

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

Over the past year, we’ve listened to thousands of singles – way too many to count. Throughout the year, we’ve shared many of them through three regular features – The Melodic Tonic, The Matinee, and The Weekend Showcase. While we could have rolled up all those singles into one mammoth playlist, that would have meant a playlist of nearly 1,500 songs, not to […]

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Nova Heart’s dazzling debut album

Nova Heart’s dazzling debut album

Over the past three months, we’ve featured singles by a new trio from Beijing, China – Nova Heart. Their singles “Lackluster No” and “We Are Golden” were sultry numbers enshrouded in industrial, post-rock, and minimalist ’80s pop-rock. The music resulted in them receiving comparisons to Blondie, in particular with front woman Helen Feng’s deep vocals. These two songs were just […]

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The Weekend Showcase August 29th Edition

The Weekend Showcase August 29th Edition

LETS GO! Here’s The Weekend Showcase August 29th Edition to get your Saturday and Sunday off to a blazing start or to make it fabulous. We’ve go 29 new singles that span from Asia (China and Kuwait); Africa (South Africa); Europe (Sweden, Germany, and the UK), North & South America (Canada, the US, and Argentina), and Oceania (New Zealand and […]

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The Matinee August 27

The Matinee August 27

Here’s your new music playlist – a.k.a. The Matinee August 27 edition – for Thursday, the penultimate day before the weekend. We have singles from Kuwait, China, Germany, Canada, and the US.   Deaths (Berlin, Germany) – “Voices” Deaths are not a heavy metal or hard rock band, even though their name might allude to it. Instead this band from […]

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Weekend Showcase – July 10th Edition

Weekend Showcase – July 10th Edition

We have a brand new soundtrack for the long weekend. There are plenty of American artists plus some from Canada, Australia, one even from China, and Europe on this week’s Weekend Showcase. We hope you enjoy spinning the Weekend Showcase. Oh, if this is your first visit, some simple hints for you when reading the tracklisting f you like the artist / […]

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Nova Heart – “Lackluster No.”

Nova Heart – “Lackluster No.”

Location: Beijing, China Members: Nova Heart are Helen Feng (vocals, keys, video games); Bo Xuan (bass); and Shi Lu a.k.a. Atom (drums) For those who like: Shirley Manson, Karen O, Nadine Shah, The xx Our take: We were asked to check out Nova Heart’s “Lackluster No.” after they wowed audiences in London. After one listen, we can see why. With a dark, melodic, and downtempo […]

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