Having dropped her EP ‘Exile In The Outer Ring’ earlier this year, EMA is now prepping for her next record ‘Outtakes From Exile’, out February 2nd via City Slang. The first offering from the upcoming EP is her stark post-punk song ‘MopTops (Twist While The World Stops)’. Spacious with a rotating bass line and haunting, streaking guitar riffs, EMA’s ghostly vocals provide a particular chill that is utterly effective and undoutedly gripping.
Glasgow’s The Spook School is in our top tier list of modern bands who we are highly enjoying. Having signed to Alcopop! Records this year, the grup will release their third album ‘Could It Be Different?’ on January 26th.
Norwegian singer Susanna will release her 12th album ‘Go Dig My Grave’, a collaborative record with folk vocalist Tuva Syvertsen, accordion player Ida Hidle and baroque harp player Giovanna Pessi, on Feb 9th. One of thes songs taken from the upcoming LP is her new single ‘Freight Train’. An airy and organic recording, the arrangements dance around Susanna’s floating vocals. Belowis a stream of the track. ‘Go Dig My Grave’ will land via SusannaSonata.
Delivering music that is a head-on reflection of the social conditions of today’s world, London band Moderate Rebels have released their anticipated debut LP ‘The Sound of Security’. Comprised of thirteen tracks, the record uses the art of minimal vocals combined with post-punk and indie sonics to spark a sense or urgency to these chaotic times.
Bristol artist Fenne Lily returns with a tender offering titled ‘For A While’. Scaling back with simply delicate acoustics and her angel-like vocals, the song is an airy and beautiful indie folk piece that yet again finds Lily at the top of her craft.
Fenne Lily is also gearing up for a few shows beginning the 17th of January at the Eurosonic Festival in Groningen. Check the listings below for dates and venues.
London band Indigo Husk have shared their latest video ‘Waste of a Year’. Whilst the boys describe the track itself as a break up song, the lead companion in the video is well, a mannequin. Now as strange as many people may think that is, what’s really the difference between a stiff mannequin and an ex who is soulless and hollow inside? We’re just posing the question. ‘Waste of a Year’ is directed by Andy King. Read more […]
In our opinion, Stockholm-based duo FELIN represent all things sexy about music and visuals. And of course, only they can take that same sexiness and use it to draw attention to deeper subject matters such as the current state of society i.e their latest video for ’21st Century’. Directed by Fredrik Etoall, clips of Elin and women representing her are filled with drinking, partying and hedonism, reflecting people’s constant need for escapism from reality. With the masses concentrating more on Read more […]
South London-based band Sorry has been storming their way in the scene, racking up praises beyond praises from the press…and rightfully so. Packed with attitude, their hazy and off-set approach to fusing indie, pop and post-punk has practically created a category on to themselves. With their latest single ‘Lies’, the band have presented a staggering style of rock that is punchy and utterly bold, as singer Asha Lorenz uses her eerie vocal lays to lead striking guitar riffs and pounding drums. Read more […]
Gothenburg-based artist Anna von Hausswolff will release her fourth LP ‘Dead Magic’ on March 2nd via the City Sland imprint. Setting the tone of what’s to come, she has unveiled her new single ‘The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra’. Hitting with post-apocalyptic and haunting sonics, von Hausswolff’s in your face vocal delivery is instantly commanding and chilling in the same breath. ‘The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra’ is quite the treat.
In all honesty, we’re not big on Christmas songs. In fact, it would be safe to say that the majority of the times we despise them. However, Danish outfit Nelson Can have probably recorded one of the most exciting X-mas tracks that we’ve heard in a long time. Packed with a dark edge yet optimistic lyrics, musically the tune is quite epic as it shakes with thundering production. Regarding the song, Nelson Can mentioned: “The song is about Christmas from a Scandinavian point of view. The Read more […]