QVALIA Q & A (Interview with Michael Hazani, songwriter and lead singer in QVALIA)

What does QVALIA mean and how was it decided upon as your band name?   QVALIA is a Latinized stylization of the word Qualia, which means “the internal and subjective component of sense perceptions”. It’s basically the difference between the way you and I perceive the color red, or warm summer rain, or the taste of salt.   After graduating from college and moving to NYC, I spent four years writing music for commercials, indie films, music libraries and other artists. QVALIA, is the contrast to all of that. It’s the sense of personal experience, an individual musical expression. It’s … Continue reading QVALIA Q & A (Interview with Michael Hazani, songwriter and lead singer in QVALIA)


Resemblant a phoenix emerging from the rubble of their musical history in London the relatively new band Lovelife has traversed the underground music scene with their emotions written in their lyrics and their attitudes in their beats. Their music is lattice of moody synth-pop rhythms, a hint of neo soul and a bit of angst. Lovelife is steadily making the climb from unknown to top five on the music charts. They’re slowly creeping into your living room, your radio and into your soul as they give listeners a piece of theirs in songs like Your New Beloved and Dying to … Continue reading Who is LOVELIFE?

Tapioca and the Flea

Tapioca and the Flea invites you party with them. Their music is so exclusive that you need to see them live listen to all of their tracks as their brilliant beats can be heard nowhere else. With the exception of ‘Mellotron’ which is available for free download on their official site. Get on the guest-list and join a band with music so contagious and uplifting that you could be as emotionless as stone and they will still have you moving three minutes later. With TATF you’re welcomed to chill with them, drink with them, and laugh with them. As a, … Continue reading Tapioca and the Flea