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Vök – Breaking Bones

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Continuing to break boundaries with their new single is Icelandic band, Vök.

Vök is Margrét Rán (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Andri Enoksson (saxophone, synths) and Ólafur Alexander (guitar, bass). Named after the Icelandic word for ‘hole in the ice’, the trio hail from Hafnarfjörður.

‘Breaking Bones’ is a sci-fi extravaganza of down tempo electro and a spectrum of sounds and emotions.

Their debut album, ‘Figure’ is out on 28 April.

Sounds like: Björk, Kate Boy, Poliça, Death Rattle, MUNA, The Knife

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Cash + David – Alright Now

Cash + David

Cash + David

Our favourite quirky indietronica duo, Cash + David, return with the first track from their forthcoming EP ‘Side I’, which will be released on 15 April.

‘Alright Now’ is an ethereal psychedelic track, of which the pair explain;

“We’ve been waiting for a call from the mothership, getting ready to bring four different types of smoke, we got the call and this is the first… Alright Now”

Sounds like: Jagwar Ma, Poliça, Sleigh Bells, BOY, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Monogem, Death Rattle, Gengahr, The XX

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Kate Boy – Midnight Sun

Kate Boy - Midnight Sun

Kate Boy returns with new track, ‘Midnight Sun’ which will be featured on their debut album ‘ONE’, set for release this November.

‘Midnight Sun’ was written and recorded by Kate Boy in Stockholm last December and draws inspiration from the endless days of sunlight during Swedish summers, often described as a magical experience.

Kate Boy enlisted esteemed Swedish producer Christoffer Berg (Depeche Mode, Fever Ray, I Break Horses) to assist on the production of the track, together the collaboration created brooding synth lead verses that erupt into an explosive, anthemic chorus.

It is out on 10 August via [FICTION RECORDS], but can be purchased now on iTunes.

Sounds like: Niki & The Dove, Death Rattle, I BREAK HORSES, MSMR, Soft as Snow, The Knife, Chvrches, Grimes, Color War, Graingerboy, Mr Little Jeans, Kate Bush

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Vök – Waterfall

Vök

Vök

Icelandic band, Vök, is back with ‘Waterfall’.

Vök is Margrét Rán (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Andri Enoksson (saxophone, synths) and Ólafur Alexander (guitar, bass). Named after the Icelandic word for ‘hole in the ice’, the trio hail from Hafnarfjörður, a town famous for allegedly being home to a large, hidden elvish settlement.

‘Waterfall’ is a bass-heavy, dreamy and melodic track with descriptive vocals.

Put in your headphones and turn the volume up high.

It has been taken from the new ‘Circles EP’.

Sounds like: Björk, Kate Boy, Poliça, Death Rattle, MUNA, The Knife

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Cash + David – X

Cash + David

Cash + David

Cash + David (aka Tim Ross + Liz Lawrence) return with a darker example of their work; simply called ‘X’.

The video features even more dancing from the duo, but this time it’s less glitz and glamour and more focus on the emotional simplicity of the track.

Watch below:

Sounds like: Jagwar Ma, Poliça, Sleigh Bells, BOY, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Monogem, Death Rattle

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Vök – If I Was

Vök - If I Was

Vök – If I Was

Vök is a dreamy electro trio from Iceland.

The minimalistic and drum ridden track, ‘If I Was’, follows suit with an equally as abstract video. Watch below:

Vök will be playing this year’s Iceland Airwaves.

Sounds like: Björk, Kate Boy, Poliça, Death Rattle

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iamamiwhoami – dive

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iamamiwhoami

iamamiwhoamiis the project of Swedish songstress Jonna Lee.

Lee has collaborated with music producer Claes Björklund and the art collective WAVE to release the audiovisual film version of ‘BLUE’.

Watch the trailer below:

The 1 hour and 7 minutes long audiovisual film consists of the audiovisual series ‘BLUE’ and it’s 10 episodes released throughout 2014, together with new material connecting the episodes and the exclusive bonus song and episode ‘dive’:

Sounds like: The Knife, Björk, FKA Twigs, Goldfrapp, Trust, Zeigeist, Grimes, I BREAK HORSES, Death Rattle, Daft Punk

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DiSA – Marry You

Disa

DiSA

Iceland born DiSA writes celestial, synth pop. She left Reykjavik to live in Copenhagen and pursue her dream of singing.

She evokes feelings of a higher love with her new track ‘Marry You’.

Happy Valentine’s Day music lovers!

DiSA is signed to Danish label Tigerspring and her ‘Sculpture’ EP will be out on 25 March on iTunes here.

Sounds like: Salt Ashes, I BREAK HORSES, Kate Boy, Death Rattle, Dimond Saints, Brian Eno

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Cash + David – Bones

Cash + David - Bones

Cash + David – Bones

Following on from the brilliant video for ‘Funn‘, Cash + David is back with new video for ‘Bones’.

The video expands on the theme of intriguing couples which has so far dominated Cash + David’s striking visuals, all of which are created by James Willis (Disclosure & Katy B).

Sounds like: M83, Sleigh Bells, BOY, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Monogem, Death Rattle

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Oyinda – Restless

Oyinda - Restless

Oyinda – Restless

Oyinda is a Nigeria born but NYC based songwriter/producer/singer. She crafts every aspect of her music from scratch, which is shown in the intricate production of each one of her tracks.

Latest track, ‘Restless’ is the fourth and final track taken from her self-released debut EP, ‘Before The Fall’. ‘Restless’ is the perfect combination of Oyinda’s truly soulful voice with consistent electro beats.

Purchase ‘Before The Fall EP’ on iTunes.

Sounds like: Keep Shelly in Athens, Salt Ashes, Kate Boy, Death Rattle, IYES, July Child, Banks, Ben Khan, One Bit, SOHN, The Weeknd

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