Nashville-based dream pop trio, Bien share the beautiful new single, ‘Flashback’ with a distinct Scandinavian feel.
Elegant pop hooks and an amalgamation of lo-fi and hi-fi sounds perfectly encompass the sensory-overload of emotion you find when, out of nowhere, you are hit with memories that remind you of a person or time in your life.
Sounds like: Lykke Li, First Aid Kit, Susanne Sundfør
Birch is the Brooklyn-based musical project of Michelle Birsky and Mat Towles.
Their latest single ‘Nobody Lives Forever’ is a pertinent track written about how fear keeps us divided.
Birsky’s light vocals carry lyrics of a heavy nature as she sings about policies used to terrify immigrants, women, the disabled, and the poor, but the message (represented in the building synths throughout the track) is clear – we must unite and spread love.
Sounds like: Susanne Sundfør, Alex Maxwell, Grimes
American musician, ZellaDay, returns with a part indietronica, part psychedelic track called ‘Man On The Room’.
A gentle nod to the era of the moon landing, the track will see a release as part of a AA-side 7″ single pressed on limited edition white sparkle vinyl on 18th November via B3SCI Records. Pre-order here.
Sounds like: Alex Maxwell, Lana Del Rey, Susanne Sundfør, Parade of Lights, Tove Lo, Lorde, Charli XCX, Sky Ferreira, Mariette
Norweigian artists, Röyksopp and SusanneSundfør are no strangers to working together, having collaborated on ‘Running To The Sea’ and ‘Save Me’.
New number, ‘Never Ever’, is a highly danceable, electronic track, seeing Röyksopp return in full force.
“The track has its own cosmos and its own place.” says Svein Berge. “The whole idea of us going away from the whole album concept was that we do have many musical expressions that we want to do,” says Torbjørn. “One of them might be a club track, but we don’t necessarily want to do an album of it. It’s that way with ‘Never Ever’ – we love it, but we don’t need 12 tracks like it.”
Sounds like: Robyn, Digitalism, Fever Ray, Little Boots, Goldfrapp