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 a gorgeous sound, accessible to the masses yet true to their roots.
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.
EMA deals with the very important topic of the perception of worth based on finances in her new track ‘Down & Out’. Using minimal indie pop production as the backdrop, EMA’s mellow vocals help to deliver this meaningful message that many can relate to. ‘Down & Out’ is taken from her upcoming LP ‘Exile In The Outer Ring’, out August 25th on City Slang Records.
Colour of Spring are gearing up for the release of their new self-titled EP, out June 23rd on House of Love Records. Having previously shared their dreamy tune ‘Love’, the Leeds-based band now unveil their latest shoegaze-driven track ‘Sun’. Maintaining a blissful indie backing, there are also post-punk strums soaring through the tune, making it another solid single from the promising outfit. You can stream ‘Sun’ below.
Emily Beanblossom was a fixture in the Olympia, Washington music circuit performing with the band Christmas before persuing her solo ventures under the moniker Ruby Fray. Releasing two LPs, Beanblossom has now begun work on her next album upon relocating to Chicago. The first taste of what we can expect comes with her latest single ‘Honor’. A continued fostering of her haunting yet soulful brand of rock & roll, from the sounds of it, her next album will be quite monumental. Have a listen. Read more […]
Nottingham duo April Towers first appeared on the radar back in 2014 with the release of their debut single ‘Arcadia’. Since that time they have gone on to drop some pretty amazing indie pop tunes including ‘A Little Bit of Fear’ and their ‘Silent Fever’ EP. With their debut album ‘Certified Freaky’ set to land next year, April Towers have unveiled their new cut ‘Takes One To Know One’. out June 26. A feel-good bit for the summer, musically the song swirls together the sound of modern indie electronica with a notch of 80s pop reminiscent of acts like Duran Duran. Check it out below.
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.
Australia’s Gold Class will release their second album ‘Drum’ on August 18th via the Felte label. While we patiently wait for the new record, the band have shared the official video for their single ‘Twist In The Dark’. Directed by Coco and Maximilian, the visuals feature the boys jamming out, performing the song as the lighting and tones of the video change from warm to cooler.
Australian band FAIRCHILD are on the verge of dropping their new LP ‘So Long and Thank You’. Landing June 19th, the group have shared the title track to the album. A lush mid-tempo slice of indie pop, the song is a thank you to the important people who have left an impact with the members.
Wolf Alice have announced the release date of their forthcoming album ‘Visions Of A Life’. Scheduled to land September 29th, the new record follows their critically acclaimed debut album ‘My Love Is Cool’, released back in 2015. They have also shared a track taken from the new work entitled ‘Yuk Foo’ which you can check out via a YouTube lyric video below.