Neon Strangers – Stuck In A Rhythm
‘Stuck In A Rhythm’ by Swedish duo Neon Strangers is short, sentimental and sweet.
The duo – comprised of Anton Ericson and Robin Dahlgren – explore their very own take on emotional songwriting, and what it’s like to be human.
Sounds like: Of Monsters And Men, Born Strangers
Sophie Kilburn – Indigo Fever
Introducing Derbyshire-born Sophie Kilburn and her debut single ‘Indigo Fever’.
It’s a beautiful fiery alt-pop number that showcases Kilburn’s powerful songwriting with an anthemic backdrop – “How can you love your body, when nobody is loving you?”
Sounds like: KT Tunstall, Florence & The Machine, Angie McMahon, Emma McGrath, PJ Harvey, Jade Bird
Tyler Meacham – Say Yes
Tyler Meacham is one lady who, when she makes mistakes along the way, gets up, dusts herself off and tries again.
‘Say Yes’ is a punchy pop number with a slice of attitude for the modern female generation.
Sounds like: VÉRITÉ, Maggie Rogers, City & Colour
School of X – Write My Name
Touring drummer for MØ and Major Lazer, Copenhagen-based Rasmus Littauer spends the majority of his time on the road. When he does get some rare downtime, he spends it writing and producing tracks for his solo project, School Of X.
His evocative synth single, ‘Write My Name’ is the final single release before his ‘Destiny’ EP, which takes us on a journey of leaving doubts behind and looking forward.
Sounds like: MGMT, The Flaming Lips, Cat Power
Stranger Girl – Find The Humour
Indie music often alludes to themes of adolescence, but what happens when indie bands grow up? Should their songwriting not follow suit? Stranger Girl are the perfect example of that, they retain all the trademark sonic tropes but their songwriting addresses navigating love in their twenties, hoping to ‘Find The Humour’ post-breakup.
Listen below and check out the warm fuzzy guitars set the perfect backdrop for frontwoman Melissa’s Blondie-inspired pop-rock vocal melodies.
Sounds like: Wolf Alice
The Chevin – Big Machine
We’re not going to feel bad for digging a band that racks up similarities to The Killers and U2.
The band in question is vibrant Leeds-based The Chevin, and we can’t help but admire their nod to energetic, 90’s rock in the new single, ‘Big Machine’.
Sounds like: The Wombats, The Killers, INXS, Duran Duran, U2