Belfast-based duo New Portals give viewers a glimpse into their previous summer with the video ‘Chasing Shade’. From filming themselves in fields to jamming in the studio, there are even scenes where the pair’s daughter bust a few moves on camera. The song is taken from New Portal’s EP ‘Golden Hour’ which is out now.
Building a reputation for his high-quality production, Belfast’s Hammer is set to release his new EP ‘Canna’ via LOFT Records. Comprised of three tracks, the record is an ethereal voyage into beautifully crafted house music that, whilst bouncy in rhythm, is moody and atmospheric, making it just as pleasurable for sitting back and listening as well as dancing. A vinyl version of the EP is currently out now, with the digital release landing April 17.
Belfast band New Portals have announced the release of their forthcoming EP ‘Stereo’. Landing March 10th. The new record follows a string of tracks throughout 2016 including ‘Cage’ and ‘WinterSkin’. The duo have also shared the title cut to the EP. Playing with the experimental side of pop, the slick and catchy piece is an upbeat offering, pushing the group closer to the mainstream charts. Have a listen.
Belfast duo New Portals make their return with a new single titled ‘WinterSkin’. The two are definitely tapping into a realm of electronic pop with this one with the sound toppled with echoing claps, tightening guitar riffs and sprinkled additives, all circling around catchy vocals and an unstoppable groove. Below is a stream of ‘WinterSkin’. Have a listen. Read more […]
Earlier this year Belfast trio Beauty Sleep stepped into the scene with their lo-fi indie-pop debut ‘The Dark’. Although it was clear that the band had more than enough potential to make a mark in the industry, their new single ‘Living Right’ has sealed the deal. Slightly more upbeat in tempo, the track is topped with sun-filled vocals and warm guitar riffs, undoubtedly soothing and pleasurable. ‘Living Right’ is out on August 12th. Read more […]
Belfast group New Portals follow-up their last track ‘Stay Here Tonight’ with a spacey cutting of pop titled ‘Cage’. Spread with fuzzy synths and Hip-Hop-esque drums, there is a sleek and maturity in the new work, pushing New Portals closer into the international mainstream market. You can listen to ‘Cage’ down at the bottom. Read more […]
Having gained praises for their work in The Jepettos, brother/sister duo Mike and Ruth Aicken now bring the band and their New Portals group together on one platform with the EP ‘VCR & Chill’. The concept behind the new record is a select batch of New Portals tracks now remixed with The Jepettos resulting in a beautiful twist of indie folk and creamy, delicate pop. The project is a fine showcasing of the versatility of styles that the Aicken siblings have under their sleeves.
Belfast siblings Thom and Lucy Southern rock out in their new video ‘Lone Driver’. With the single out May 11th via Marathon Artists, the vid itself features the two jamming with a band in a dark environment whilst looking ever so cool. The song is produced by Mark Rankin, whose C.V includes Bombay Bicycle Club and Queens Of The Stone Age. Have a look. Read more […]
DJ Zinc gets a summertime remix special of his song “Show Me” thanks to drum and bass don Calibre. Only taking bits of the vocals and layering them over a sound that could be considered proper jungle, Calibre’s remix is the latest amidst a batch of reworks previously posted including A.G. Cook, Sigma, Cause and Affect, as well as Zinc himself. You can stream Calibre’s version below. Read more […]
This is a kind of unexpected remix by Noir but a pleasant one none the less. This is his rework of Wales based alternative band White Noise Sound and Belfast producer Phil Kieran’s “Never Believed”. Grooving as always, the vocals layered over the deep, sexy bass line sort of gives it a slight industrial touch but still keeps it with the house realm. This release is set for Dec 10, 2012. Read more […]