Dan Croll returns with the release of double A-side single ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Stay In L.A.’ through Communion Records.
Following a transition to California from Liverpool two years ago, Croll’s writing has taken a more sunny demeanor, although there still remains a contemplative undercurrent with a gentle nod to his home town.
Sounds like: Sufjan Stevens, The Beatles, Elton John, Bombay Bicycle Club
Started by London-based Zygmunt Day, Joe Hyam and Nathan Kerntiff in 2019, Bad Progress is an experimental and refreshingly practical project that focuses on “the blend of musical styles playing in pubs and out of car windows in London” in a timeless and often scrappy style.
Their philosophy is “just make it easy”, which can be seen in their EP, ‘Moody Bangers’, out now.
Sounds like: Fontaines D.C., Black Midi, The Clash, Black Country New Road
Drangsal is the curious, electronic German producer and “brute pop” artist, Max Gruber. Max realised he wanted to make stimulating music at the age of 14, and soon headed away from his home town of Herxheim to pursue his dream.
The video for his new single, ‘Allan Align’, stars Max himself, alongside Jenny Starring. It was written and directed by Maximilian Wiedenhofer.
Drangsal’s debut album ‘Harieschaim’ will be out on Caroline International on 22 April.
Sounds like: The Cure, Depeche Mode, Joy Division, The Clash, Hurts