Stella Chronopoulou is an artist in every sense of the word. Known by her moniker Σtella, she operates between the mediums of music and visual arts, and even her sonic platform extends to singing, songwriting, producing and playing guitar. Her sound is a glistening array of pop, utterly dreamy and lavish. Having been continually praised by the media for the past few years now, Σtella’s second solo LP ‘Works For You’ is another perfect hitting of the target and further growth of someone who creates from the heart and soul.
Comprised of Athens’ based musicians/composers Marilena Orfanou, Gina Dimakopoulou and Maria Hatzakou, S.W.I.M have been building their name creating various pieces for film including their debut single ‘Never Find It’, written for the movie ‘Chevalier’.
With a new 7″ single landing February 7th via Inner Ear Recordings, S.W.I.M. have joined forces with Greek singer and musician Σtella for the track ‘Stop & Remember’.
Icelandic duo East Of My Youth have released their self-titled debut EP. Comprised of six tracks, the Reykjavík-based group have composed moody and ethereal bits of electronic pop, continuing a heritage of experimental acts who have released some of the most cutting edge sounds within the past two decades. A dreamy soundscape of of cinematic rhythms East Of My Youth’s EP is currently available for streaming which you can listen to down at the bottom.
Athens-based Stella Chronopoulou aka Σtella continues to drop some of the finest synth-pop cuts around stemming back to the days with Fever Kids. Her 2015 self-titled LP was one of our top picks of that year, and now Σtella is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming LP ‘Works For You’, out in February. Linking up with Nteibint for the production of the forthcoming record, she has unveiled a new single titled ‘Way To Go’. Led by a subtle guitar riff, the song progresses to a chic and sultry pop beauty, something that Chronopoulou has built a firm reputation on. ‘Works For You’ will get released via Inner Ear Recordings. Check it out.
NYC artist Computer Magic has recorded a cover of World Party’s 1993 tune ‘Is It Like Today?’. According to her Facebook page, the idea to create a version of the track was inspired by a news article regarding the Syrian city Aleppo. Also using the record as a means of helping, the proceeds from the sales of the track will go to Doctors Without Borders. Have a listen. Read more […]
Maddie North aka So Below teams up with NY-based, electro-pop producer Memoryy for a remix of her single ‘Hard’. Completely transforming the original into a glistening, head-bopping combo of synth pop and fuzzy Hip-Hop meets electronica twists. The mid-tempo bit will definitely have your head swaying up and down. You can stream Memoryy’s remix below. Read more […]
Dia is the moniker of Danielle Birrittella who actually trained as an opera singer. Last year she released her ‘Tiny Ocean’ EP via Manimal Records. A passionately delivery of chamber pop, post classical and more, the record was a wonderland of styles harmoniously swirled to one lush presentation. The vocalist now connects with NYC’s Ski Lodge for the ‘Gambling Girl’ track. Taking the sound to more of a mellow electro helping, vocals are chopped and repeated throughout the tune whilst soft synths are layered on top of the 80s style drum programming. This song will definitely have you in a zoning state of mind. Check out the track via the stream below.
NV is another music project of Moscow musician, singer and designer Kate Shilonosova. Known for her work with the punk, experimental band Glintshake, NV leans more towards the electronic side of things with vocal manipulations and glitchy production. Her album ‘Binasu’ was released back in February of this year via Orange Milk Records.
Swedish superstars Icona Pop unveil the video for the latest single ‘Brightside’, out now via TEN/Atlantic Records. Directed by Christine Yuan, the duo have fun by dancing in various areas of a fancy hotel among intimate, low-lit settings. Of course the girls are looking as fab as normal so there is really no need for extra stuff to happen in the video, you can just focus on their chic-ness. Have a look. Read more […]
Having signed to Marathon Artists, Sonia Stein makes her return with a sharp video for her single ‘One Of Those Things’. Filmed in Warsaw, Stein dances in a suite overlooking the city whilst looking smartly dressed in stylish attire. The atmosphere is quite fitting for the sleek pop bit produced by Liam Howe. The video itself is directed by Aaron Bevan-Bailey. Read more […]