Making her debut last year with ‘Made for Us’, London-based singer ARK returns with her latest work ‘Operator’. Inspired by her return to the LDN and the feeling that comes with living in its hectic environment, the serene and easing pop tune essentially provides a warming audible comfort. The song also highlights ARK’s consistent follow-up of her initial record. Touching on ‘Operator’, ARK stated: “It’s a song that needed to be written in order for me to let go and embrace the vulnerability Read more […]
North London’s Charles popped on our radar at the beginning of 2017 with his track ‘Red.Green.Gold’, a smoked-out slab of unadulterated soul. Back at it in 2018, his latest track ‘Darker Shade Of Green’, produced by Gil Lewis, is a hands waving splash of funk and silky soul that emits Prince meets D’Angelo style vibrations. An ode to the work that it takes to maintain love, ‘Darker Shade Of Green’ is sleek serving from the rising artist. Regarding ‘Darker Shade Of Green’, Charles mentioned: “Being Read more […]
There has to be something said about an artist who has been active for two decades and still finds the drive and hunger to keep delivering. East London grime pioneer Wiley has practically out worked everyone in the scene that he built, and still continues to release critically acclaimed albums that is typically a hard accomplishment in any genre. Whilst his latest single title ‘Been A While’ could seem a bit off considering that his LP ‘Godfather’ was literally released in January of 2017, the track features Will still sharp as ever with an ear for the right grime production that continues to set the place on fire. ‘Been A While’ is taken from Wiley’s forthcoming ‘Godfather II’ album, out March 30th.
With a debut forthcoming this year, South Africa’s Diamond Thug have shared their latest single ‘Choo Choo’, out now via Phonofile. An otherworldly combination of indie, spaced-out electronica and pop, the dreamy production acts as the perfect platform for Chantel Van T’s lifting voice. Like the perfect stew with specific ingredients, Diamond Thug’s sound has morphed into their own unique and utterly tasty dish. They are surely one of the more exciting bands ready to ring in 2018. Have a listen. Read more […]
Stockholm artist Bishat have joined forces with producer Damian Ardestani for her latest single ‘Unholy Romance’. A dark and moody piece that straddles the line of RnB and pop, the chilled and nocturnal feel of the production is a haunting palette for Bishat whose manipulated vocals add further textures to the recording. The track will be featured on Bishat’s upcoming EP.
Bulgarian songstress Ruth Koléva have announced the release of her new album ‘Confidence. Truth’. Scheduled to land March 30th, she has also unveiled her latest single entitled ‘I Don’t Know Why’. The soulful track taps into the ethos of future jazz and broken beat, reminiscent of acts such as Bugz In The Attic and 4Hero. With Koléva topping off the tune with her golden vocals, ‘I Don’t Know Why’ is a lush and lovely set up to her upcoming LP. Stream the song down below.
London group Disciples are no strangers to making hit house records. Riding high with tracks like ‘On My Mind’ and ‘Jealousy’, the group now bring forth their latest cut ’48 Hours’. Built around a thick, hefty bass line, hazy vocals and grooving 4×4 drums, sprinkled effects in the spaces all contribute to this unstoppable and utterly soulful single. ’48 Hours’ is out now via FFRR. Check it out. Read more […]
As we anticipate the arrive of Benin City’s upcoming album ‘Last Night’, the London trio have shared their new single ‘Final Form’. A festive track that erupts with a spirited and tropical club feel, this is the kind of tune that instantly sticks in your mind and body, provoking a genuine feel good experience. ‘Final Form’ is our new soundtrack for the weekend.
Bournemouth band Dumb Lovers are without a doubt one of our top choice pop bands by far. With past songs like ‘Oscar’ and ‘Jessie’ quickly commanding attention with their sleek synth-pop and new wave sexiness, the trio consisting of Meg Rees, Robin Clark and James Gordelier, have released their debut EP ‘For Love or Money’. Comprised of three tracks, the record finds the outfit beefing up their sound, adding finer layers of musical sophistication that rings with a majestic swing of giants like Siouxsie and the Banshees, as well as Cocteau Twins whilst clearly branding their own imprint. Blending dashes of post-punk into the mix, their chic musical backdrop is the perfect palette for Rees’ seductive and ear-grabbing vocals. Indeed the EP is an addictive treat and like a potent drug, ‘For Love or Money’ simply has us craving more from Dumb Lovers.
London’s Westerman has shared his new single ‘Confirmation’. Graceful and atmospheric, the track draws influence from a 70s pop rock sound with Westerman adding a modern flair, creating a dreamy listening experience. The single follows his ‘Call And Response’ EP which was released back in 2017.