Great Mountain Fire – Look UP
Belgium pop band Great Mountain Fire their shares new single ‘Look Up’.
Comprised of childhood friends, their music echoes of Daft Punk. Tinged with groovy beats, ‘Look Up’ is a fresh, sunny indie pop tune.
Sounds like: Breakbot, Goldroom, Daft Punk, Mirage Club
0171 – SMTHN RL
0171 is Hackney duo Joe Bedell-Brill and Georgie Hoare.
Creating a beautiful clash of raw and honest music, the nostaglic dark pop duo shares their sophomore single, ‘SMTHN RL’. It explores a yearning for real experiences and real intimacy in a world where you can often feel distant from each other, and from your own life.
Their debut EP is out on 17 May.
Sounds like: Kllo, Kudu Blue, The xx, Myo
Tropic Harbour – Calm
Canadian artist Tropic Harbour today releases his ‘Calm’ EP.
Not disimilar to his former releases, the lead single continues to serenade the listener, and gives further gravitas to the beat-maker’s own unique take on the chillwave sound.
Sounds like: Summer Heart, DIIV, Jessy Lanza
Joey Landreth – Cryin’
Meet Juno award winning guitarist Joey Landreth.
Also one half of the esteemed roots band The Bros. Landreth, Joey takes a more emotional approach to his solo material, creating a bold and versatile sound that explodes with energy while also remaining captivating throughout.
Listen to ‘Cryin” below, with its James Bay vibes.
Sounds like: James Bay, Hozier
ORIION – Siren Call
If you’re a fan of anything pop, there’s something for everyone in ORIION‘s latest, ‘Siren Call’.
His self-described ‘nostalgia pop’, walks the line from the 80s up to the modern day, with a one-a-kind vocal delivery that really conveys the lovesick motivations.
Sounds like: Zayn
Manatee Commune – Growing Pains
Manatee Commune is exploring music and life in his mid-20s.
His blissful new single ‘Growing Pains’ hits the crux of the issue. Immersed in a sober and earnest landscape, the song features Samuel Eisen-Meyers and is out now via Bastard Jazz.
Sounds like: John Mayer, Teen Daze, Goldroom, Tropic Harbour
Bokito – Colleen Bawn
If there is one thing to do this year, go see Bokito perform live.
Sitting in the gap between tropical indie pop and soulful funk, Bokito’s ‘Colleen Bawn’ is bursting with summery energy and fills you will and irrefutable urge to move. Frontman Moses Moorhouse’s vocal is the perfect compliment to the tasty groove set by the five-piece.
Sounds like: Two Door Cinema Club, Stereohoney, Shiners