REYKO – Don’t Mention My Name
Rising London-based electro-pop duo REYKO share the effervescent and delicate new single ‘Don’t Mention My Name’.
Simple in its format, yet atmospheric in its delivery, the track captures the feeling of modern-day paranoia.
Sounds like: Billie Eilish, Saint Etienne, CAPPA
Esmé Patterson – Light In Your Window
Alt-folk singer, Esmé Patterson returns with her expansive and dream-filled ballad, ‘Light In Your Window’.
We’ve all been there, glancing up to a light in our ex’s house, longing and hoping that we might catch a glimpse of them. Patterson perfectly captures that moment – the desire for a person, a feeling, a space in time that no longer exists, and the desire to move on.
The song marks her first for BMG and was recorded with fellow Coloradans Tennis in their garage in Denver.
Sounds like: First Aid Kit, Paper Bird, Courtney Barnett, HAIM
LIA – Feed Me
LIA shares ‘Feed Me’, taken from her ‘Vasilia’ EP, which was co-produced with Montreal’s Lust and Thomas White.
Inspired by Baba Yaga from a computer game, the tracks in the EP depict Lia’s journey of finding resilience in the mind, resilience as a woman and resilience in her relationships.
Listen to ‘Feed Me’ below:
Sounds like: Banks, Stalgia
NOVAA – I Am In Love
There an great deal of exciting pop sounds coming from Germany at the moment. One such contender is Berlin based experimental pop artist Novaa.
Her intriguing visuals for ‘AI Am In Love’ explore the theme of love, specifically falling in love with artificial intelligence, and continues through to her unique and exciting upcoming album, ‘The Futurist’.
Sounds like: Mothica, IDER, Mavi Phoenix, ÄTNA
ZIMBRU – Terejo
This is the first time we have supported Romanian music on the site, and it’s a corker from Zimbru.
A disco-punk band comprised of Teodora Retegan, Paul Bucovesan, Andrei Bobiș and Oana Pop, this band will make you want to dance and drench yourself in romanticism and nostalgia.
Sounds like: The Eurythmics, Goldfrapp, London Grammar
MOLI – On The Weekend
It’s Monday, and we’re guessing Berlin-based MOLI has been hitting it hard, if her new single ‘On The Weekend’ is anything to go by.
Laid back melodies and a luxurious nu-disco-inspired beat throughout, turn this one up!
Sounds like: Charli XCX, Goldroom, Chela
Bronze Whale – Growing Up
US-based dup Bronze Whale shares the highly listenable ‘Growing Up.
Written during an impromtu jamming session, the track gives a warming sense of freedom throughout with a glimmer of sparkle. Listen below.
Sounds like: OTR, CLN, Golden Vessel, Autograf
Saint Blonde – Americana
Four piece Saint Blonde shares their new single, ‘Americana’.
It’s a light and breezy satiryical depictation of the modern world where “Everything is fake and painted over with a nice fine glossy filter”.
Sounds like: Steve Tyler, Sea Girls, FUN