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Yumi Zouma: ‘Keep It Close To Me’

‘Keep It Close To Me’ is the first single taken from Yumi Zouma‘s debut album, Yoncalla. Due out May 27 via Cascine, this may have a sparseness, but in its instrumentation lies the real magic. It’s sometimes hard to create a touching intimacy with electronic music, however, this is heart-welding stuff.

Mobley: ‘Solo’

Singer, songwriter and producer Mobley, aka Anthony Watkins has spent a substantial part of his life continent-hopping. His impressive creative CV has seen him compose dozens of pieces for stage and television, not-to-mention his live performances, which have seen him support the likes of Wavves. ‘Solo’ is our first taster of this electro-pop tour de force.…

From Oslo: ‘No Sound’

‘No Sound’ is the official video taken from From Oslo‘s forthcoming EP. A chaotic track with a bassline sufficient enough to rupture your internal organs, this leaves you feeling delirious, yet completely satisfied. With a furied energy, this will resonate with true rock fans.   Photo by Tim Ware Photography

Yoke Lore: ‘Heavy Love’

The debut track from Yoke Lore‘s EP has gained notable praise from the music tastemakers, the project of Adrian Galvin is synth-pop purity and latest track ‘Heavy Love’ has taken centre stage.  A song exploring “your most complicated relationship”, a unified and introspective delivery is elevated by Galvin’s lofty vocals. Yoke Lore has managed to create a…

We Had To Leave: ‘Small Voices’

Indie-electro trio We Had To Leave have been one of Germany’s more exciting exports of late. Their latest release ‘Small Voices’ will no doubt appeal to We Were Promised Jetpacks and Bloc Party fans in particular.  With its sleek production and addictive sense of urgency, the 3-piece have penned a memorable hook-laden hit to lift them…

Eat Fast: ‘Stammer’

Eat Fast are on the road to being one of favourite bands. Their previous releases ‘Byker Lime Slicer’ and ‘Byker Drone’ (under previous moniker Eat) have been unequivocally praised by a number of fans and press. A cloud of hype surrounds the band and quite rightly so. Latest track ‘Stammer’ is a welcoming sweaty, pop-drenched riff…

Fog Lake: ‘Rattlesnake’

St. John’s, Newfoundland-based singer/songwriter Fog Lake describes himself as ‘healing pop’, there will never be a more truthful detail about Aaron Powell. Latest release ‘Rattlesnake’ floats between satisfying reverie and a poignant dark poetic stance. The singer explains, “I wrote this song late last February while living in the basement of a new house I’ve recently moved into. the songs…

BARLI: ‘Insignificunts’

London newcomer BARLI has unleashed fierce new synth banger ‘Insignificunts’. Laden with tenebrous pop arpeggios, BARLI’s undeniable confidence shines through both lyrically and vocally. ‘Insignificunts‘ is an elaborately layered, mesmerising listen.

Hovvdy: ‘Meg’

Austin duo Hovvdy‘s highly anticipated debut album drops this week. ‘Meg’ is the second single released and continues to pull heavily on heartstrings. With numerous killer lines, unexpected hooks coming from everywhere and one of the most impassioned build ups of the year, it’s not really so hard to imagine what Hovvdy have been doing all…