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ISLE: ‘Luna’

Scottish duo ISLE have been consistently impressing with their slick productions and epic hooks. Latest track ‘Luna’ is another addition to their faultless catalogue. Liam Rutherford’s production technique points to an expert that should overtake the world of electro-indie. Unlike so many other electronic artists, this has an organic strength and doesn’t feel like a clever…

King: ‘Promise’

Hailing from Copenhagen KING has catapulted onto the urban plain with the dynamic ‘Promise’. With its intense dance floor dynamics and dreamy shades, this is a swooning synth-pop rush. Don’t let KING fool you into thinking she is a timid soloist, ‘Promise’ is a clear example of a fierce new pop star.

River Whyless: ‘All Day All Night’

Experimental folk-rock quartet River Whyless have emerged with assuaging ballad, ‘All Day All Night’. The multi-disciplined Asheville-based four-piece are set to release album We all The Light via Roll Call Records on August 26th.  With its meditative flavour, ‘All Day All Night’ illustrates the relentless eclecticism of the band. Hushed and dreamy, it arouses the roving days…

Bewilderbeast: ‘Swimming II’

London’s Bewilderbeast is set to reissue hedonistic dance album Unreal_Estate in August.  Stand out track ‘Swimming II’ has been reworked, but still maintains its melodically rich mandate. With its polyrhythmic interior at the heartbeat of an ethereal sonic palette, Gus BC proves that he has the capability of taking you to beautifully complex, otherworldly spheres.

Saltwater Sun: ‘Now Or Never’

Reading quintet Saltwater Sun have been cited as a band to look out for by several, notable music tastemakers and having heard ‘Now Or Never’ it is easy to hear why. Not only does this resonate with all manner of substance, but notable mention must go to vocalist Jenn Stearnes who elevates this to another level…

Holy Now: ‘Wake Up’

Gothenburg quartet Holy Now have released latest track ‘Wake Up’ ahead of their debut EP Sorry I Messed Up, released May 6th via Lazy Octopus Records. Its spacious arrangement creates a consuming sense of purity, one that showcases how talented this 4-piece are. Tethered by Julia Olander’s poignant vocal, ‘Wake Up’ is a dramatic, yet intimate…

Henri Bardot: ‘Patients’

Portland’s Henri Bardot has just released follow-up record Blue Night, our debut taster of the artist is the record’s fourth release – ‘Patients’. His tremulous, delicate whisper of a voice travels rippling guitar lines and you feel like you are trespassing on a very private moment. This has an endearing vulnerability that somehow leaves you unsettled,…

Barstool Astronaut: ‘Rays Apart I’

Los Angeles-based producer Barstool Astronaut aka Michael L. Schneider has emerged with our first taster from his new record New Gravity.  The incessantly listenable ‘Rays Apart I’ has placed Schneider firmly on the map as a producer to keep an eye on. With its primal synth pulse, it not only showcases a dramatic sonic palette but also…

The Ninth Wave: ‘Change’

Glasgow-based quartet The Ninth Wave were first introduced thanks to an equally fierce 4-piece, The Van T’s. A chance meeting the band’s Elina Lin put them back on the radar. ‘Change’ is taken from their recent Only The Young EP and highlights a new school of fascinating new artists to emerge from Scotland. A track full…