The hfn label will release the second edition of their Sisters & Brothers compilation series on May 4th titled ‘Second Gathering’. Curated by Kasper Bjørke and Sexy Lazer, the record picks up from the previous ‘First Gathering’ comp, exploring some of the more experimental sides of electronica and dance. Comprised of five songs, artists featured on ‘Second Gathering’ include Rodion and Local Suicide, Fufanu, mode_alone, Russian Girls, as well as Andi. A varied collection of obscure indie dance, electro, acid and more, you can preview the tracks down at the bottom.
With their new album ‘Outsiders’ scheduled to land May 11th, rockers The Magic Numbers have shared their new single ‘Ride Against the Wind’. A brilliant slice of fiction, the song details the story of an all-female biker gang who refuse to fall victim to the norms of life, with the crew ultimately deciding to move on to something new by taking to the road. What can be considered a new anthem for bikers everywhere, ‘Ride Against the Wind’ is a soundtrack to the act of riding into the sunset. Have a listen.
Canadian trio Deux Trois is comprised of Nadia Pacey, Ben Webb and Benjamin Nelson. Having all established themselves in separate bands, this new project treads between steamy alternative and nocturnal pop. According to Deux Trois, their new single ‘Late Night Girls’ is about those lonely evenings of masturbation and porn. Whilst obviously this can be interpreted literally or metaphorically, the song creates a juxtaposition of modern day pop music which tends to regurgitate topics hyper-sexuality. Read more […]
Norwegian pop star Sigrid has shared her new single ‘High Five’, taken from her new EP ‘Raw’. Addressing the importance of truth in any relationship rather than false co-signs, the bubbling pop tune is another graceful delivery from the Ålesund-raised singer who quickly rose into the mainstream arena with her 2017 hit ‘Don’t Kill My Vibe’.
Having already sold-out the London’s Somerset House show which takes place on July 11th, the performance is one of a run of live dates running from April to August.
London-based singer Giovanna wowed critics with her previous song ‘Surrender with Strength’, released last year. She continues to up the levels with her latest single ‘Can’t Go Back’. The gorgeous ballad is ripe with emotion as the Giovanna’s moving vocals top off the track’s elegant arrangement stacked with lush piano play and tender strings. Aside from being an overall great pop record, it’s quite easy to imagine that the song will also get a film placement. Have a listen. Read more […]
Liverpool artist Pizzagirl has released his debut EP ‘An Extended Play’. Having already previously garnished praises from the media with tracks such as ‘Favourite Song’ and ‘Seabirds’, the EP is a six song collection of lo-fi electronic pop bits that are organically warm with character. It’s one of those releases that makes you want to relax by the poolside on a hot weekend afternoon.
After dropping two EPs and and a number of singles over the past two years, Bryde has released her debut LP ‘Like An Island’, out on now via her Seahorse Music imprint.
She also shared the lastest single taken from the album titled ‘Euphoria’. Led by beautiful play, the song is an emotive handing with Bryde passionately delivering a moving performance over the open spaced instrumentation. You can listen to the tune below.
Moon Duo’s Sanae Yamada will drop her debut album under her solo moniker Vive la Void. The self-titled LP is out May 4th via the Sacred Bones label. Having previously shared the first single ‘Red Rider’, Yamada now unveils her latest track ‘Death Money’. An explosive wave of futuristic electronica with a psychedelic tinge, we have a stream of the song down below. Read more […]
As Montreal-based band CHANCES prepare for the release of their debut ‘Traveler’, the trio have shared their latest single ‘Fire To Go’. Continuing to foster epic electronic pop, the tune addresses the post-break up period of a relationship.
Meshing together gritty alternative rhythms with a catchy pop chorus, Leeds band Night Owls step up with their track ‘Better With Age’. An assessment on the facade involving our lives and social media, shuttering electronica along with ringing sirens add the feeling of chaos which perfectly soundtrack the lyrical content. ‘Better With Age’ is out now.