East Harbor – Highlight of My Week
Meet Florida natives East Harbor. Formed in 2014, the band takes influence from good vibes indie-pop and rock.
Their new single ‘Highlight Of My Week’ has both boy-band, pop-punk and emo tendencies, and that’s why it’s our guilty pleasure of the week.
Sounds like: La Bouquet, The Band CAMINO, The 1975, Manchester Orchestra
Sophia Gripari – Lesson Learned
London-born, now US-based singer/songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Sophia Gripari shares her first self-produced single, ‘Lesson Learned’.
The electro-pop track is written about the liberation found in realising and subsequently walking away from a toxic relationship.
Sounds like: Fickle Friends, Gabrielle Aplin
Daniella Mason – Steady
Nashville-based Daniella Mason continues her left off-centre brand of pop with new single ‘Steady’.
Taken from her forthcoming ‘Physical State’ EP, it is to be used as a buoyancy aid during troubled times.
Sounds like: Imogen Heap, The Japanese House, Robyn, Maggie Rogers, Billie Eilish, George Gretton, Luna Pines
REYNA – Clueless
REYNA is feeling pretty ‘Clueless’ in their fun new karaoke based video.
The upbeat pop single, taken from their highly anticipated upcoming debut EP in Spring 2020, is written about learning to accept and love yourself even when you’re feeling clueless about life.
Sounds like: Haim, Tegan & Sara, Lorde, MUNA, Powers, The Aces
la lune – holding onto u
Effervescent pop maker la lune releases the delectable ‘holding onto u’.
The 20 year-old, London-born singer-songwriter and producer has been releasing music with a DIY ethos since she was 18. Masked beneath her pseudonym and subtle social media presence, la lune is using obscurity to ‘protest’ against the over-sexualisation of women in music, stating that her music should be listened to and judged at ‘face value’.
Sounds like: Shallou, Fickle Friends, The Japanese House
The Millennial Club – Coffee In The Morning
The Millennial Club is SoCal melancholic-synth pop band comprised of friends and jazz musicians, singer/guitarist Andres Owens, bassist/keyboardist Jared Ortiz, guitarist/saxophonist Jake Stevenson, and drummer Tyler Kamei.
Their lovelorn new single ‘Coffee In The Morning’ displays Owen’s wisdom beyond his 23 years of life through his powerfully intimate lyricism which puts listeners directly into the relationship at stake. It features guest vocals from newcomer Tori Romo.
Expect their sophomore EP due out early 2020.
Sounds like: The 1975, No Rome
Edith – No Matter What You Do
Romanian-born Edith has been writing songs since at song, and creating music was her only path to express her emotions from a young age.
Her new single, ‘No Matter What You Do’ is an emphatic, contemporary-pop banger that showcases her natural songwriting ability. Drawing on personal experiences, for an upbeat piece of pop bliss.
Sounds like: Blithe, Mabel, Dua Lipa, Baker Grace, Just Kiddin