All posts tagged: indie pop

Martha Ffion’s ‘We Make Do’ is a Charming Pop Offering

Glasgow-based Martha Ffion have announced the release of her debut album ‘Sunday Best’. The LP will land in 2018 via Turnstile. The record follows her stunning 2016 ‘Trip’ EP. Whilst we patiently wait, Ffion has shared a new song taken from ‘Sunday Best’ entitled ‘We Make Do’. A charming pop piece that dances with playful piano runs and of course Martha Ffion’s tender and wooing voice, this is a fabulous return for the artist. Check it out.

Peggy Sue Return with Their New Single ‘Slow Fade’

After a three year hiatus from working with their other band Deep Throat Choir, Rosa Slade and Katy Young make their return as Peggy Sue with their new single ‘Slow Fade’. Swirling together a mix of 60s pop with Americana, the soothing and melodic song is the laid-back soundtrack to modern heartbreak. The track is taken from Peggy Sue’s forthcoming 5th LP, landing next year. Touching on the song, Katy Young stated: “Heartbreak takes ages. That’s kind of the best and the worst thing about Read more […]

Lots Holloway Announces Debut EP ‘Slow Down’

Since releasing her intial song ‘World’s On Fire’, it was evident that London-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Lots Holloway had a lot to give to the music world. Following up with her single ‘Stay A Little Longer’, the Cornwall-born artist have announced the release of her debut EP ‘Slow Down’. Landing October 4th via Why I? Records, the 4-song record explores topics such as love down to the enjoyment of life. Using organic and fresh indie pop sonics, Lots Holloway is ready to take the world by storm.

Wy ‘You + I’ Video

Swedish duo Wy have unveiled the video to their single ‘You + I’, taken from their forthcoming debut LP ‘Okay’. Self-directed, Ebba performs the song whilst riding in a car, with other clips featuring her biking at night. The content is an untypical painting of two lovers who rely on one another for comfort within their uncomfortable social settings. ‘Okay’ is officially out Oct. 20th on Better Call Rob / Hybris. Have a look.

ColoRising Mixes 33: Bella McKendree

London-based singer Bella McKendree makes music that is touching and heartfelt, delivered from the depths of her soul. Also a pianist, her graceful flair for bringing forth songs that blossom with beauty spearheaded by her angelic voice, has critics throughout the press captured in the palm of her hands.

Joining forces with Grammy Award-winning production extraordinaire Brett Shaw, Bella McKendree is set to release her debut EP ‘Waiting’. Comprised of four songs in total, the emotive record finds the musical heroine baring her truths to the world.

ColoRising Mixes 32: Griff Lynch

Aside from having recorded amazing music with the Welsh band Yr Ods, Griff Lynch has continued to create cultural bridges, performing songs in his native language, reeling listeners into the utterly magnificent offerings from the beautiful Wales land. Musically gliding between everything ranging from indie to electronica, it would do injustice to try to pin Griff Lynch down to any one specific box. However, his flawless tying between sometimes not so happy themes with contrasting, vibrant rhythms is a part of the listening wonder.

ColoRising Interview with Wy

Moody and dreamy; to fully appreciate the music of Wy is to be open to the true act of feeling. Their sound, a deeply lush and moving touch of indie and pop, is presented with honesty and sheer passion.

Comprised of singer Ebba Ågren and Michel Gustafsson, the Malmö-based couple made their debut with the beautiful single ‘In Bloom’. The song would set the tone for their ‘Never Was’ EP, released in November of 2016 via Hybris Records. Highly praised among music critics, the 5-song record was an enchanting soundscape of dream pop shining with deep and personal lyrics.

Wy Interview

Moody and dreamy; to fully appreciate the music of Wy is to be open to the true act of feeling. Their sound, a deeply lush and moving touch of indie and pop, is presented with honesty and sheer passion.

Comprised of singer Ebba Ågren and Michel Gustafsson, the Malmö-based couple made their debut with the beautiful single ‘In Bloom’.

ColoRising Interview with Mise en Scene

Somewhere in between bursting indie pop and raw, pumping garage punk is where Canada’s Mise en Scene sit, finely sewing all sounds flawlessly together. Hailing from Winnipeg, the group was established by members Stefanie Blondal Johnson and Jodi Dunlop who originally came together through their love of visual arts and of course music itself. The result was gorgeous sound, accessible to the masses yet true to their roots.

Majken ‘Fainted Love’ Video

Norway-raised, L.A.-based artist Majken definitely knows how to bring a ray of sunshine to any situation with her dreamy style of bursting pop. With her debut album ‘Dancing Mountains’ landing in August of this year, the stunning singer has shared the video for her track ‘Fainted Love’. Shot on Super 8 Film, Majken displays a high level of fun as she treks around the gorgeous California landscape. Eveything about the video and song feels completely perfect for the summer. Check it out.