The Feather – Sister
Belgium folktronica artist The Feather shares his bass-licking new single, ‘Sister’.
Swerving synths, it’s a hypnotic indie-pop gem that depicts how social media affects us all, out now via [PIAS].
Sounds like: Cut Copy, Du Tonc, Hot Chip, Joe Goddard
STRØM – Last Try
We stumbled upon the beautiful ‘Last Try’ by Swedish artist STRØM just a few minutes ago and had to share it.
Having recently moved to Berlin, STRØM continues to release music that combines elegant vocal melodies with euphoric percussion. Beautiful.
Sounds like: Ben Khan, TENDER, Solomon Grey, James Blake
Yazmyn Hendrix – Be Me
With a cool name, Yazmyn Hendrix takes Ed Sheeran’s lead and uses her voice with a loop pedal to create magical music.
Her new single ‘Be Me’ is taken off her upcoming EP named ‘Saturn Returns’ and is her first break-up song, and subsequent coming out song.
Sounds like: Alicia Keys, Aurora
Ani Glass – Mirores
Welsh musician, Ani Glass (also a former member of indie-pop group The Pipettes) shares the visuals for her new single, ‘Mirores’ – the title track from her forthcoming debut album, released in March.
The quirky and illuminating visuals wouldn’t go amiss in a Petit Meller or Yelle music video, as she shares a journey from dark desperation to motivation and inspiration.
Sounds like: Petite Meller, Giorgio Moroder, Vangelis
REYKO – Surrender
London-based pop outfit REYKO shares the visuals for ‘Surrender’.
Filmed on the English South East coast, it’s a slow and steady track that expresses their elusiveness in a peaceful and dreamy manner.
Sounds like: Billie Eilish, Saint Etienne, CAPPA
Mint Julep – Fantasies
We’re very excited to share ‘Stay Fantasties’ by wife and husband duo, Hollie and Keith Kenniff aka Mint Julep, an expertly manicured electric-pop venture that stands in stark contrast to the nebulous and experimental Helios and Goldmund outputs for which the latter member is known.
The vulnerable track shimmers underneath an amalgamation of textures and is out now on Western Vinyl.
Sounds like: Beauty Sleep, Tame Impala, Electric Youth, The Naked And Famous, Cocteau Twins, Helios
Nathaniel Stewart – Lone Wolf
Portland-based Nathaniel Stewart shares ‘Lone Wolf’, a track about dealing with loneliness and finding out who you are.
With skyscraping melodies and enduring drums, prepare to drift away.
Sounds like: M83, Nick Murphy
FARR – Heal Me
From one lonely artist to another…introducing transatlantic duo FARR (by way of Los Angeles and London) vocalist Roméo and producer Linden Jay (who has also produced for Rejjie Snow, LION SNOW, RITUAL and more).
Born from London loneliness, the soulful new track, ‘Heal Me’, was written with Carl Barat and Olly Burden and is full of heartfelt longing for missed loved ones.
Sounds like: RKCB, Jadu Heart, Dan D’Lion, James Vickery
SHY Martin – Slow
Renowned songwriter SHY Martin (Bebe Rexha, Astrid S, Kygo, Ellie Goulding, ALMA, Jess Glynne) picks up her beloved guitar again and shares the delicate, stripped back ballad, ‘Slow’.
Rich and organic, it shows another side to the popstar-in-the-making.
Sounds like: Halsey, Emily Burns
Steph Sandor – Circles
Los Angeles-based pop artist Steph Sandor is quite frankly over this shit.
Her pulsing new single ‘Circles’ is a straightforward pop statement shared from a place of vulnerability and frustration. It’s out now on BonFire Records
Sounds like: Chelsea Cutter, CAPPA
Blanks – Sweaters
Dutch YouTuber, Blanks shares his falsetto-led single ‘Sweaters’.
With a unique way of interacting with fans – Blanks actually writes music with his fans, not just for his fans – his pop music captures and engages.
Sounds like: COIN, Two Door Cinema Club, Joan, Great Good Fine Ok