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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…

Halcyon Drive: ‘Books For The Holidays’

 Halcyon Drive have made quite the impression on Podcart, having already secured Song of the Day with the vitalic ‘Untethered’, the Melbourne-based trio have released their 3rd single from forthcoming EP. ‘Books For The Holidays’ showcases the same qualities that attracted us to the band. Michael Oechsle’s vocals are a primary draw, his endearing delivery tugs tirelessly…

Dems: ‘Gold’

London outfit Dems have always received rave reviews from Podcart and after a brief sabbatical it is a pleasure to have them back. They return with a new series of tracks including introductory joy-anthem, ‘Gold‘. Released via label Fields, this is an excellently paced track, deviating between subtlety and frenzy. This is an impressive stride forward for…

Rogan & Re:tract: ‘Worry (feat. Isobel Helen)’

Leeds-based producer Rogan has crafted a track that is far more reminiscent of Mauritian waters than his home landscape. His collaboration with Re:tract and vocalist Isobel Helen is a pop confectioner’s treat. Helen’s dream-cloud utterings transform ‘Worry’ into something richly appointed. For some this may be the perfect musical come down, but for others it will be a…

Matt Bennett: ‘Fisher King’

Taken from a concept album inspired by the likes of Robin Williams, Matt Bennett has released the first taster from Terminal Cases. ‘Fisher King’ is packed full of sentiment and honesty and Bennett’s delivery will leave you feeling invincible. His mammoth guitar hooks are revelatory, but above all, it’s his passion that shines through. This is an…