Crush – All My Plants Are Dead
Ambient grunge-pop band Crush will be your latest just that.
Their latest single, ‘All My Plants Are Dead’ exhales Millenial dilemmas, of struggling to look after your houseplants, and yourselves in a bittersweet yet discordant offering.
Sounds like: Diiv, The Cure, Alvvays
Alex Porat – Only Hanging Out Cause I’m Lonely
Canadian singer-songwriter Alex Porat draws us in with her new single about dating for the sake of dating.
It’s another slice of lighthearted bubblegum pop with an irresistible indifference about the opposite sex.
Sounds like: RALPH, Anna Of The North
Sarpa Salpa – Lost Time
Alt-pop band Sarpa Salpa always strive to create upbeat, danceable tracks with unexpected changes and hidden meanings. The new video for their single ‘Lost Time’ aptly features a selection of tour clips showing this.
With support from Jack Saunders and Bombay Bicycle Club, definitely tune into these guys.
Sounds like: Island Club, Larkins, FEET, Two Door Cinema Club
Cassia – Do Right
Very much up to date with indie-pop trends, UK based trio Cassia, shares latest jam, ‘Do Right’, which talks about waking up to what’s happening in the world and making a conscious decision of wanting to make a positive change.
The video is set in sunny isolation. We love their all round positivity and sun drenched calypso sound.
Sounds like: Dancing on Tables, Vampire Weekend, Bombay Bicycle Club, Still Woozy
Chloe Tang – Fanning The Flame
R&B artist Chloe Tang shares her latest single, offering a less rosy-colored side of love and youth.
Full of angst, she tells us how it is in ‘Fanning The Flame’. This isn’t a romantic gesture, this is a slow burn about knowing you’re trapped in a bad romance and knowing you’re powerless to escape it.
Sounds like: Banks, LeyeT
LEV – It Was U
Dallas pop artist Holly Peyton – aka LEV – shares the driving force that is ‘It Was U’.
Echoes of HAIM meets Erasure, this breezy 80’s inspired powerful story of triumph. Listen below.
Sounds like: Christine & The Queens, HAIM, RALPH, Erasure
Magnus Bechmann – What Do You Know
Magnus Bechmann‘s new release, ‘What Do You Know’ is the first single out from his upcoming album, which chronicles nine awkward situations from everyday life.
Considering a situation where you find yourself in a relationship that is better to get out of than to stay in, this is glistening indie pop that marks a bright new chapter in Magnus’ career.
Sounds like: Two Door Cinema Club, Bombay Bicycle Club
This Boy – Heart Is Broken
We know very little about experimental pop newcomer, This Boy from Denmark.
The duo’s first single, ‘Heart Is Broken’ drops just a few weeks ahead of their debut album – an unusual and bold move in a single release-dominated pop landscape.
Sounds like: The 1975, Becky Hill
Cap’n Marble – Come 2 California
Cap’n Marble is a group led by frontmen, John Dasilva and Ryan Arshonsky.
Seamlessly blending breezy psych-pop with hand-crafted indie sounds, they invite you to sit back, relax, and dream of California.
Sounds like: The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bad Sounds
Runrummer – I Like Getting High (But Not All The Time)
Whilt growing up, 25-year old East London-based singer-songwriter Runrummer (real name Livi Morris) faced a struggle to find herself as she came to terms with her sexuality and gender identity.
Addressing serious issues in the juxtaposed context of upbeat, electronic-pop anthems, she aims to inspire and strives to work with other creators in the LGBTQ+ space.
Sounds like: Shura, Lilly Allen, Georgia