Vancouver’s Sean Wharton is the man behind nectarous outfit On Planets. Latest track ‘Brief Pause’ is a genre bender, packed with broken nostalgia which sounds completely organic given how computerised it is. This has a grace and delicacy that sets it apart from a lot of its peers.
Los Angeles producer WOMP! has collaborated with New Zealand native singer/songwriter Maya Payne on new release ‘Falling‘. The result is a deep, heady, delicious mix of electro. Payne’s vocals set this apart from other techno duds leaving you cranking up the volume and hitting repeat.
Stockholm-based quartet Melby have released beguiling single ‘Human’ and as an initial taster, it’s subtle arrangements illustrate a band comfortable in their own style.
I am still a sucker for euphoric 80s-influenced anthems and London-based duo Avec Sans have delivered another one in the shape of ‘Heartbreak Hi’. The first single from their forthcoming album is an exhilarating arrangement of electronic brilliance. Alice Fox‘s sentimental lyrics put a heartbeat at the centre of the automation and it’s very difficult…
Having already supported Poliça, Minneapolis duo Fraea have already set tongues wagging with their heady sounds.
Glasgow has this knack of catapulting a new, ridiculously well-produced artist every now and then. Today is the turn of Infinity Bell. ‘Without’ has emerged on SoundCloud and is by far one of the most confident and assured debuts from an artist. With an intelligent approach to production, it’s pop sensibilities still manage to melt…
London-based quintet ELKA have released meritorious new single ‘Burnt Out’ taken from their self-titled due out 9th March.
German-based producer CV BLANK has collaborated with Honoluluian Zekt on his latest track.
Welsh band The Cradles release new single ‘Ideal Girl’ out on March 25th via Solva Records. With its well thought-through arrangements and pointed narratives, ‘Ideal Girl’ is a flawless debut. This is an inspiring, seductive rock hit and I cannot wait to see what comes next.
As far as ballads go, Hill’s ‘Beckon (Run)’ is a beautiful production. The new single is the lead track taken from her new EP, Give It A Rest scheduled for release in spring of 2016. The Canadian has already impressed several music bloggers this side of the pond with her smokey RnB vocals. ‘Beckon (Run)’…