London artist DRIFT. has hit the target with her new single ‘Genderland’. Aside from perfectly fusing the sound of dub reggae, pop and electronica, all driven by a punk attitude, lyrically she tackles issues ranging from homophobia to racism. Using her seductive voice as a weapon to challenge the status quo, DRIFT. is proving to be a one woman powerhouse, shaking nerves in the best way possible. The song is the title cut taken from her upcoming EP out September 8 via Avant! Records. Have a listen. Read more […]
Elodie Tomlinson and Bryan Osuszek of the L.A.-based group Sibling dropped their impressive self-titled EP last year which exemplified the duo’s crafitness of making excellent electronic pop. Now making their return with their new track ‘Knights’, the pair have knocked out a silky and steamy pop bit that is gripping with well-polished production and sexy vocals, making it their best tune yet. Touching on the song, Elodie Tomlinson stated: “Sometimes people suck, things feel out of control Read more […]
Having released ethereal electronica that would be seminal during the time of dusk, London-based Esther Joy has ventured further into the darker side of sound with her new track ‘Samgel’. Led by fuzzy, shifting synths and hard-hitting drums, the huskiness of the production is balanced with Joy’s haunting style of vocals. The tune is taken from her forthcoming EP ‘Psychic Tears’, which is out August 11th.
Anna Of The North have unveiled the video for the title track of their upcoming debut LP ‘Lovers’. Directed by by Alexander Darby, flickering red lighting set the sensuous tone as singer Anna Lotterud stand among people dancing and passionately making out. Their are definitely sexy vibes emitting from the clips. Touching on the video Anna Lotterud wrote: “On a literal level, the video is about being lost at a house party and surrounded by couples when your own relationship has fallen apart. Read more […]
Cody & Danz is the new collaboration with L.A.-based Cody Crump and NYC’s Computer Magic. Releasing their EP ‘Only The Hits’ on July 14th via Chanel 9 Records, the lead-off track from the upcoming record is the indie and new wave inspired tune ‘If I Only Had $ome Money’. Constructed with husky synths, streaking guitar riffs and 80s style drums, we simply can’t get enough of this tune! These two definitely make a great combination and hopefully after the EP release, an album will be in the works. Check it out.
London-based singer Sera Eke makes her debut with the haunting and at the same time stunning song ‘The Space Between Us’. An orchestration of moody electronica topped with ghostly vocals and pop melodies, the track was produced by Sera Eke with the mixing handled by none other than Leo Abrahams. This is a massive entry point for the promising artist. ‘The Space Between Us’ is out June 30th. Have a listen. Read more […]
Ghostpoet has announced the release of this new album ‘Dark Days & Canapés’. Set to drop August 18th on Play It Again Sam, the new record is produced by Leo Abrahams. Ghostpoet’s last single ‘Immigrant Boogie’ found the South Londoner tapping into more of a post punk sound. Now bringing forth the second offering from the new LP, ‘Trouble + Me’ sticks to a haunting soundscape, sonically fitting for the current chaotic times.
Berlin’s Lea Porcelain will release their debut album ‘Hymns To The Night’ on June 16th. As anticipation builds, the duo have shared the Vessels remix of their single ‘Bones’. What begins as a haunting blanket of minimalism, eventually explodes into a euphoric electronic deliverance.
Releasing their ‘PLAAT II’ back in February of 2016, Vienna-based siblings Mynth make their return with their bouncy new single ‘Mirrors’. Combining trap drums with electronic pop layerings and r&b vocals, the tune reflects a slight change of sound for the group whilst still giving fans the distinct feel of from their origins. ‘Mirrors’ is currently out now. You can stream the track down below.
Over the years there have been a resurgence of the post-punk, industrial, synth and new wave sound that groups like Depeche Mode and Nine Inch Nails helped to foster into the mainstream psyche. However, it is a rare feat at times to actually come across bands who are trying to push the sound further rather than simply fostering a carbon copy version of the previous groups mentioned. However, when Berlin-based Lea Porcelain came on the scene back in 2015, there was something very other about the pair. Songs such as ‘A Year From Here’ and ‘Out Is In’ straddled between melancholic electronica, krautrock, post punk and things in between.