RUMOURS – Lights Down
London-based three-piece Rumours ply us with some smooth R&B-themed vibes on ‘Lights Down’.
Often running the length between indie pop, indie dance and contemporary R&B, they fluidly move from one genre to the next whilst maintaining their distinct sonic identity.
Sounds like: Kllo, The xx
Michael McQuaid – Alone Lonely
Nashville-born singer songwriter Michael McQuaid shares his latest track, ‘Alone Lonely’ – a song that stems from bad relationships filled with isolation.
Taking inspiration from blues and soul, the singer singer uses sparse electronics in order to create a smooth yet impactful composition.
Sounds like: Dan Crossley
Kean Farrar – On a Roll
20 year old Kean Farrer shares his new single about his current city abode, Berlin.
A talent ahead of his years, Farrar has developed a unique approach to alt-R&B that reflects Berlin, a city mixed in hedonistic nightlife and historical isolation. Seems like he might be on a roll…
Misty Mtn – Drive
Dark mountain pop duo Misty Mtn (pronounced misty mountain) shares new single ‘Drive’, taken from their debut EP ‘Missed Your Call’.
As with the rest of the EP, the song is absorbed with lavish synth-pop productions and effervescent vocals. Using five natural elements – moon, fire, water, mountains, forest – Misty Mtn creates a melancholic soundscape full of reflective storytelling.
Sounds like: Maggie Rogers, Gabrielle Aplin, Kllo, Oh Wonder, Sylvan Esso, HAIM, Ralph
Sea Girls – Damage Is Done
Sea Girls is smashing it at the moment, getting bigger and bigger gig slots and playing to larger crowds. But perhaps this was the band’s destiny, following front man Henry Camamile’s fateful decision to start a band and play KOKO in London.
The new single ‘Damage Is Done’ is yet another blazing anthem, and perhaps the new soundtrack for the best night of your life.
Sounds like: The Kooks, The Maccabees, Bombay Bicycle Club, Swimming Tapes, Slow Riot, Two Door Cinema Club