WILLA – Cause You Did
Much like Charli XCX, Toronto-based pop artist WILLA has music and colour synesthesia; a cross-sensory condition which allows those who have it to experience things with more than one sense.
Channelling a new sparkling colour in ‘Cause You Did,’ WILLA confronts the feelings of pain associated with the person that hurt her the most.
Sounds like: Billie Eilish, VÉRITÉ, Charli XCX
Coach & Ref – Decisions Feat. Mike Taylor
Boston-based futurist nu-electro/synth-pop duo Coach & Ref team up with Los Angeles-based talent Mike Taylor on their highly optimistic new single, ‘Decisions’.
Speaking of the track,
“Decisions is a song that answers a question people ask me all the time “Why are you so damn happy” and the answer for me is, “I choose to be so damn happy”. It’s as simple as that.”
Sounds like: Sofi Tukker, Taylor Swift
RKCB – Know Love
RKCB is Los Angeles-based twosome comprised of Riley Knapp and Casey Barth.
Their single ‘Know Love’ is about accepting change, inspired by a book written by Alan Watts during the duo’s time in London, and is full of R&B leaning pop melodies and waves of synths loops and impassioned vocals.
Sounds like: Talos, Aquilo, Solomon Grey
CUB – Don’t Wanna Know Feat. Clara Hurtado
Rising young producer CUB shares his new single ‘Don’t Wanna Know’.
Once again featuring the vocal talents of The Voice UK’s Clara Hurtado, CUB and Hurtado manage to perfectly unite electronic dance and pop realms.
Sounds like: Draper, Jake Alder, Diplo, Mura Masa, Zedd
Joakim Molitor – Back To You
Arguably Sweden’s best kept secret, Joakim Molitor today shares his short and snappy single ‘Back To You’, out on TEN (Zara Larsson, Icona Pop, Niki & The Dove, Benjamin Ingrosso).
All good things come to end, but luckily SoundCloud has a repeat play button for this uplifting romantic, electronic ballad.