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Vaults – Midnight River

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Vaults

Vaults, a trio from London, release the optimistic ‘Midnight River’ following their run of supports for Jack Garratt.

The video, which appears to have a underlying theme of freedom and empowerment, was filmed in an abandoned school, with awesome choreography to illustrate one hell of a trippy journey.

Live Shows

Mon 11 April – Glasgow Stereo
Tue 12 April – Bristol The Exchange
Wed 13 April – London Heaven
Thu 14 April – Manchester Deaf Institute

Sounds like: Foxes, Florence + the Machine, Jess Glynne, Evvy, Noosa, Remmi, Ella Henderson, London Grammar, Phantogram, Broods, Gems, Kacy Hill, Susanne Sundfør, IYES, Alt-J, Daughter

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Sea Change – Squares

Sea Change

Sea Change

Sea Change (aka Ellen. A. W. Sundes) is back with ‘Squares’.

Reminiscing the echoey tones of Daughter‘s Elena Tonra, Sundes’s vox are pure and crisp, yet commanding as they flow over the track’s icy and minimal beats.

Sea Change states “When I wrote Squares I had a strong urge to run away from everything and everyone, and never look back”.

Have a listen below:

‘Squares’ is taken from the album ‘Breakage’ which is out on 23 February.

Live Dates Below:

6 Feb – Ment Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
27 Feb – The Sebright Arms, London, UK
12 Mar – Stengade, Copenhagen, Denmark
11 Apr – Motel Mozaique, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Sounds like: Daughter, Vaults, Vallis Alps, Austra, Fever Ray, iamamiwhoami, Lykke Li, Kill J, Dominique

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The Staves – Steady

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The Staves – Steady

British sisters, The Staves have been busy recording a new album in a Wisconsin cabin with Justin Vernon.

New track ‘Steady’ is a hearty dose of folk for our ear drums. Full of atmospheric strings and wild harmonies.

Following on from the ‘Blood I Bleed’ EP, ‘Steady’ is taken from the upcoming album ‘If I Was’. It is out on Nonesuch/Atlantic Records in March.

Sounds like: First Aid Kit, Susanne Sundfør, Kate Bush, Bat For Lashes, Vaults, Grizzly Bear, Say Lou Lou, Of Monsters and Men, Fleet Foxes

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Susanne Sundfør – Delirious

Susanne Sundfør has released yet another new synthtastic pop song; ‘Delirious’, taken from her forthcoming album Ten Love Songs due for released 16th February 2015 through Sonnet Sound via Kobalt.

The tune is a complex, changing and intense pop song, beginning in fear, building in urgency and ending in pure ecstatic elevation.  Delicious pulsating synths, cinematic string accompaniments are all present in this stunning track, contributing to the only way to describe 'Delirious'; Epic. 

UK and European tour dates are as follows:

March
3rd Scala, London
11th Kerk, Ghent
12th Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, Cologne
14th Paradiso, Amsterdam
16th Terrace Hill, Hamburg
17th Berghain Kantine, Berlin
19th Pumpehuset, Copenhagen
20st Kägelbanan, Stockholm

Preorder the album Ten Love Songs here.

Sounds like: Vaults, Young Ejecta, OH Land, Kate Bush, Bat For Lashes, Maps, Young Summer Website | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud | MySpace | YouTube

Sea Change – Above

Sea Change

Sea Change

Sea Change is the musical alias of the Oslo-based artist Ellen. A. W. Sundes.

The icy princess has taken the opportunity to let go with this project and acknowledges that new track ‘Above’ “is about wanting something and just not be able to see what’s good for you. Wanting it more and more even though some part of you know it will end bad. I think everyone has had a relationship like that. Not realising your destructive self, wishing things were different. It is a vulnerable song.”

Layering collected sounds, punctuating beats, scattered vocal harmonies and kinetic choruses that hark back to her late 80s childhood, Sea Change captures an enchanting sense of magic and mystery.

The track was taken from her upcoming album, ‘Breakage’. All of the tracks on the album were recorded in Ellen’s bedroom in her hometown of Oslo, and mixed by Endre Kirkesola. It is set for release on 23 February 2015.

Live Dates Below:

15 Jan – Eurosonic Festival, Groningen, Netherlands
16 Jan – Korjaamo, Finland, Helsinki
30 Jan – WUK, Vienna, Austria
6 Feb – Ment Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
27 Feb – The Sebright Arms, London, UK
12 Mar – Stengade, Copenhagen, Denmark
11 Apr – Motel Mozaique, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Sounds like: Fever Ray, iamamiwhoami, Lykke Li, Daughter, Austra, Vaults, Kill J

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SUSANNE SUNDFØR – FADE AWAY

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Norwegian songstress Susanne Sundfør’s latest tune ‘Fade Away’ is an 80s-influenced pop song with distinctive, wild vocals at the core, carrying the pain of two lovers drifting apart.

The video, made by Swedish director Laerke Herthoni, is set in a smokey, unfamiliar dystopia, finding Susanne in a dream-like state surrounded by passing silhouettes. Additionally Sundfør has announced a highly anticipated London show at The Lexington 3rd March 2015.

This also follows swiftly on from the release of a remix EP last week, with ‘Fade Away’ being reworked by Big Black Delta, Bjorn Torske, Coucheron and Maps. Her forthcoming new album ‘Ten Love Songs’ released on 16th February 2015 through Sonnet Sound via Kobalt.

Sounds like: Vaults, Young Ejecta, OH Land, Kate Bush, Bat For Lashes, Maps, Young Summer
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Vaults – Vultures

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Vaults – Vultures

Vaults is a trio from London. They release haunting new single ‘Vultures’, which is taken from the forthcoming EP of the same name.

As the name suggests, ‘Vultures’ is an atmospheric track that immediately screams out grandeur, with strong vocals and multi-dimensional classical strings. We expect big things from Vaults in 2015.

The ‘Vultures EP’ is due for release 1 December on VIRGIN EMI as a digital download and limited edition 12-inch vinyl. The EP features two other brand new songs and a remix of the title track by Maya Jane Coles.

Sounds like: London Grammar, Phantogram, Broods, Gems, Kacy Hill, Susanne Sundfør, IYES, Alt-J, Daughter

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