NASAYA – Orange Feat. Cehryl
French musician and producer NASAYA releases new single ‘Orange’ featuring LA based singer-songwriter Cehryl.
Opposing in directions, ‘Orange’ is both dreamy but danceable with psychedelic vocals and futuristic funk moves full of bass. Listen below.
Sounds like: Goldroom, Le Youth, Autograf, Pat Lok, Kaytranada, Shay Lia
Hanne Leland – Carry On
Meet Norwegian born, London based electro-pop singer and songwriter, Hanne Leland.
Like many good pop artists out at the moment, Hanne has also experienced a stint of working in Nashville before focusing more on electro-pop sounds that country-pop.
Sounds like: All Saints, Nelly Furtado
The Hails – Younger
The Hails is a fresh young four-piece from Florida.
They make music that has a generous nod to 70’s groove-oriented pop but maintains a modern perspective on rock and electronic.
Sounds like: Fleet Foxes, Fleetwood Mac
KIDDO – TROUBLE
Stockholm-based KIDDO is following in the cool Scandi footsteps of Dagny and Sigrid.
Her brazen new single is a song about escaping relating, as KIDDO reminisces “about a time when I knew I had lost everything but it was too painful to face it so I tried to ignore the truth for a little longer in every possible way.”
It’s out now via Stockholm-based independent label BLNK Music.
Sounds like: Kesha, Billie Eilish, Sigrid, Dagny, Soleima, Icona Pop
Knox White – You’ve Been My Girl
Time to get funky and sexy with Knox White‘s new single ‘You’ve Been My Girl’.
Following some unexpected advice from music kings, Lionel Ritchie and Paul McCartney, the Los Angeles-based Knox decided to hit up New Orleans to gain some creative perspective. Upon his return to Los Angeles, Knox started collaborating and touring with producer Josh Legg aka Goldroom, and the result is an exciting throwback style of chill wave pop.
Sounds like: Prince, Blood Orange, Harts
Phil Good – Better
Los Angeles-based Phil Good shares a positive new tune called ‘Better’.
As his cover shot suggests, some days Phil wakes up and just can’t face life, but remember you just need to ride it out and things always get better.
Sounds like: Draper, Honne, Joseph Salvat, Miike Snow, Glass Animals, Joywave, Just Kiddin’
Stage Republic – Rise and Fall
Stage Republic is a two-person music project based in The Netherlands.
Citing a strong influence from the 80’s, the duo’s new single ‘Rise and Fall’ started as a one minute piece of improvisation to test a new synthesiser and the end result now showcases a brilliant way to bridge the gap between indie and pop.
Sounds like: CHAPPO, Steely Dan, Maroon 5
Year of the Brother – Slow One
Portland-based indie-pop trio Year of the Brother share the video for ‘Slow One’.
Directed by independent filmmaker Derek Mari, the video follows the boys on promo night! Groovy!
Their ‘Filling Empty Pools’ EP is out now.
Sounds like: Kyko, Will Joseph Cook, Owl City