Female power - Pāže, Vēbere, Silova, form a new band P.S.PMS and release "Saisti"
"Saisti" tells the story of addiction, habit, and the feeling of loneliness and emptiness in imagined love, based on friendship. "Saisti" is the first single from the band's highly anticipated debut album.
Sudden Lights "Aijā" gets a fresh spin from DJ [Ex] Da Bass
Latvian DJ [Ex] da Bass has released a remix of Sudden Lights' song "Aijā," which will represent Latvia at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool. The remix has a new rhythm and a video to go along with it.
Global Weekly: Music from Depeche Mode, Lana Del Rey, Hozier, Elton John, Taylor Swift's tour & upcoming events
New releases from Depeche Mode, Hozier, Lana Del Rey and Elton John, upcoming events - Sofar, Ment Festival, The Holy Art Fair 2023, and some film and music recommendations.
From Sir Paul McCartney in Glastonbury to small festival in Latvia - photographer's story
Latvian photographer Uldis Siliņš shares a year in music. From massive shows at Glastonbury to concert in apple garden in Latvia. Read & see photos...
Modern funk playground meets Artis Boris debut single
Artis Boris releases his debut single where the skills of a jazz pianist with an interest in synths, analogue sounds and beats are combined. His strong entry into the music scene puts him in the same category as Dam Funk, Temu, Dan Kye, and XL Middleton.
Global weekly: New albums - M83, Miley Cyrus, Fever Ray, U2, fresh AI feature on Spotify and Oscars'23
In this week's Global Weekly - Oscars 2023, new releases from M83, Fever Ray, Miley Cyrus, U2, latest AI features on Spotify, upcoming events - Tomorrowland and Paris Art Fair and bobe.me top picks for you...
Film and music video submissions for RIGA IFF'23 are open
Riga International Film Festival will be held for the 10th time. Feature film, short film and music video submissions are open.
Open Call for Estonian students: music industry internship programme INTRO
The program is a good opportunity for students to take the first steps in the music sector and to cooperate with exciting music companies.
Latvian Saint Levića releases single "Pieradini mani" and video celebrating freedom of self-expression
The song, written during RIGaLIVE songwriting camp, is about cherishing the good moments and finding peace in the midst of life's many challenges. Listen!
Katrīna Gupalo & Ukrainian band Varakuta release a song and new donation campaign
Anthemic orchestral and drum & bass in "Kamēr pret sauli kāpu" song, created by Katrīna Gupalo and Ukrainian band Varakuta. Listen and support the fundraising campaign to help Ukrainian actor-sniper Mikhail Dosenko.
Judith Parts first single "Meadowsweet" released from upcoming conceptual album
Judith Parts is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and Copenhagen-based artist, proud to announce the release of her single “Meadowsweet”. It is the first single from her upcoming conceptual album that will be released in 6 chapters.
Intars Busulis urges belief in humanity in latest song "Āmen"
The song is a call to believe in humanity, which gives hope for the future, regardless of world events, disasters, and natural catastrophes. It is a fight for freedom in all times and events.
Dan Lion's debut single "Trompete" inspired by life in Essex
Dan Lion shares the first sketch of his debut album - a song inspired by the English culture and life in Essex.
Monika Linkytė to represent Lithuania in ESC with a song co-produced by Latvian artists
With exact amount on points between Rūta Mur and Monika Linkytė, the jury panel made the final choice of choosing Monika as representative of Lithuania in Eurovision Song Contest.
Zelta Mikrofons: Epic performances, impressive scenography and NFT awards
On February 18, the annual Latvian music recording award ceremony, "Zelta Mikrofons '23," took place at the Ķīpsala Exhibition Center, awarding 21 nominations.
Experimental electronic music artist Vultura releases music video for "Noliec Ziedus"
The video is split into two different parts to resemble the dynamic the "Noliec Ziedus" song offers - flowing from rave inspired mood to dream-like calmness.
I MEAN LOVE presents a fusion of artistic talents & values in a song “Savējo Sirdi”
Latvian artist I MEAN LOVE has released a song "Savējo Sirdi" inspired by relationships that force to work with ourselves. Listen!
Drummer Kārlis Roberts Kalējs showcases creativity in "Ode to Becoming" album
Kārlis Roberts Kalējs releases an album "Ode to Becoming". Each track is composed and arranged entirely on drums.
"Exciting and original content is one of the most difficult aspects of writing a story for me, because you don't want to write the same love song over and over again," explains NOËP
NOËP releases a colourful studio album "Move Your Feet"
NOËP has loved sampling since the early days of his career, but on the new album "Move Your Feet" this technique gets on a whole new meaning. Listen...
Lithuanians Deeper Upper celebrate love with a new single & concert
The Vilnius-based indie rock band, Deeper Upper, is celebrating Valentine's Day with the release of their latest single, "Love Me."
Latvia and Estonia announce Eurovision contestants
In Latvia and Estonia, the Eurovision Song Contest national selection winners were chosen on Saturday, February 11. In the national selection of Latvia, the band Sudden Lights won, while Alika was selected as the representative of Estonia.
Interview: Musiqq shares funny stories and look back at 13 years together
One of the most loved pop duos in Latvia shares the funny, exciting and magical moments of 13 years together.
Latvian singer Niklāss believes in fairies and dedicates a song to them
Latvian young musician Niklāss shares a new song about fairies who take care of our joy and quietly watch over us.
Kitty Florentine shares Icelandic Lansdcape Remixes by Tonik Ensemble and Ruxpin
Estonian hottest alternative act Kitty Florentine shared Icelandic remixes by Tonik Ensemble and Ruxpin.
Find your strength with Mikus Mustang's latest composition
Mikus Mustang has released his own instrumental composition "Human Attacks Human".
"Forever" video: A story of timeless emotion by Markus Riva
Filmed in Los Angeles, a music video for Markus Riva's latest single "Forever" has been released. The single was created in collaboration with producer Gharah PK, whose list of produced musicians includes Chris Brown, Craig David, Nicole Scherzinger, and the K-pop group AESPA.
Latvian Artist Redefines Alternative Country with "Baby Lightning"
Latvian artist Kristiāns Laizāns has announced his new alt-country project "Red Lung" and releases a single "Baby Lightning" from his upcoming debut EP "Sleepless".
FAKTS Makes triumphant return to music with "Neuztraucies"
After a longer break, musician FAKTS returns to the public music scene with a new song "Neuztraucies".
Aija Andrejeva & Very Cool People share their love for music legends in "Woodstock's Renaissance" album
Aija and Elvijs share their love for Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix & Jim Morrison as well as reveal some bits of their everyday life likes and dreams.
Gallery: Apocalyptica at Arena Riga
One of the most well-known Finnish symphonic metal bands "Apocalyptica" performed at Arena Riga, Latvia. See gallery...
Gallery: Epica at Arena Riga
Epica show had it all - power, charming soprano, passionate audience. View gallery...
Eesti Laul 2023: Finalists and performance order revealed
Get ready, music lovers! The highly-anticipated final of Eesti Laul 2023 is just around the corner and the stage is set for an unforgettable night of music and entertainment.
Tallinn Music Week '23: Conference Key Topics, Artist Applications & AI Design
TMW this year promises to be even more exciting than previous years, with a record number of artist applications received and a unique collaboration with AI to create a design for the festival. In addition to the music festival, TMW also features a comprehensive conference program.
Main film character vibes in Treeeye single "Patrol An Idea"
Latvian band Treeeye introduces to their first single since 2021 - "Patrol An Idea". Funk-rock, guitars and main film character vibes.
[Ex] da Bass with British singer Ian J release inspiring single "Rising Up"
Latvian DJs new single "Rising Up" is about new beginnings and striving higher, both in the context of the world's recovery and his musical career.
RAUM's "Fake Love" addresses toxic relationships
RAUM, a Latvian musician, has released a new single called "Fake Love" that continues the theme of toxic relationships present in his previous release, "Plans".
Supernova 2023: Latvia's quest for Eurovision glory begins
Latvia's Supernova national competition for the Eurovision Song Contest has announced its 15 semi-finalists, who will compete live on February 4 for a spot in the finals on February 11.
dargana delivers folk & nature inspired single and video
Lithuanian indie soul music band dargana presents a new single and video "Nerija" in collaboration with Sapiens Music.
Interview: Finnish songwriter ALMA talks deeply personal album and dreams to work with Lady Gaga
We met up with singer-songwriter ALMA, who has written songs for Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and her dreams doesn't stop there. Get to know her, watch interview...
ba. mocks pseudo-artists in their new single and video
Lithuanian rockers "ba." has a Christmas present for you - a new single “Pažadai” (eng. - “Promises”) from their latest album “NAUTO". Listen...
Truly energetic “Lovesong” by Lithuanian post punk band Local Blood
In their new single, you can catch the first glimpse of the band's new creative phase, in which they delve deeper into more intimate topics.
Taran & Lomov releases a collaborative EP with Agat from Riga
Taran & Lomov delivers a collaborative EP recorded with Latvian artist Agat, with a remix by techno producer Ksenia Kamikaza.
Global weekly: Lizzo, Lewis Capaldi, Noah Cyrus, new Apple Music karaoke feature & more
Lizzo becomes People's Champion, Apple Music offers new karaoke feature, entertainment world says goodbyes to "tWitch". New releases from - A$AP Rocky, Noah Cyrus and Lewis Capaldi as well as bobe.me hidden gems.
Interview: John Newman shares funny, emotional and important moments of his life
John Newman, famous for the hit song "Love Me Again" has now found his calling in DJing and music production. Find out about his musical and personal transformation. Watch interview...
B OPTIMIST fifth studio album "Gaiteņi"
Studio album „Gaiteņi” (eng. - "Corridors") is like a road with different twists and turns & features 11 original songs written over the past two years. Listen...
Ministry of Echology goes beyond reggae in album "HORIZON"
With many tours and three hit albums behind them, Ministry of Echology created the sound of their fourth album and invites you to album presentation concerts.
Gram-Of-Fun debut album out now
“To The Great Unknown” is the group’s first album after their already released EP and numerous successful singles such as "5AM" and "Thrills" with Gameboy Tetris.
Niklāss says goodbye to his old self in song & music video for "Lēti un naivi"
Niklāss releases his second single "Lēti un naivi" (eng. - "Cheap and naive") and a music video. Watch now..
Global weekly: Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Elderbrook, Tom Odell and more
Harry Styles turns into octopus, Taylor Swift's album "Midnights" is going viral, Tom Odell releases "Best Day of My Life" and more hot releases from Elderbrook, Fred again..