TYSM kicks off 2018 with her latest single "10". This glitch-pop track comes with a delicate touch to the production from Felix Snow. The melody is sensible as it twirls around on the subtle beats that drive the track all the way home. There's something so undeniably addictive to this track. It might be simplistic at first listen, but the lyrics grasp hold and never let go. One listen and you'll be hooked. Check this one below.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Dady is the latest duo to emerge from NYC with debut single "Friends". Backed by production by Julien Wicks that falls into the likes of Haim, singer Rachel delivers vocals that land in the likes of Japanese House with a bubble gum pop finish. The track remains simplistic with its guitar string plucks that drive the track throughout, but once you get deep into the song you're doused in rumbling synth that take the track to a whole new level. Keep your eyes on Dady because this is just the beginning for this duo, and things are about to get hot!
Friday, January 5, 2018
It feels like December 2017 came and went in a blink of an eye. It might already be the New Year, but it's never too late to highlight the tracks that stood out at the very end of the year.
GEORGI KAY- 'GUILTY PLEASURE'
Georgi Kay is back with another stellar tune, "Guilty Pleasures". Instantly washing you over with brooding synth, Georgi's vocals embrace a haunting melody that next level. It's a the chorus that's packed with enormous horns that pound the ground below you. It's was the perfect track to end 2017 with. Expect more from Georgi Kay in 2018.
Dublin's EDEN has blown up quite quickly and as he rolls out new material things just keep growing. His latest single "crash" is a truly stunning track. If you're not caught instantly by simplistic guitar-backed intro, you'll be locked in once the full production kicks in. The lyrics dive into the outpouring of the feelings and thoughts one is consumed by after heartbreak. EDEN is set to tour the US this Spring, just another notch on his way up the indie ladder. Expect 2018 to be the year EDEN becomes a name everyone knows.
STEVIE WOLF- 'WHO'
New York-based Stevie Wolf emerged on single "Who" that's a fresh track delivering a sound so refreshing yet so familiar and comforting. The lyrics dive into the topics of identity loss while keeping things bright with the pop melodies. Stevie Wolf is definitely an artist on the rise worth knowing.
Vera spent all of 2017 rolling out singles for his new EP. It's finally out, and all together its a true masterpiece. "Mystery" is a brand new highlight that delivers sultry guitars and a underlying heat that keeps things burning all the way through. It's a truly mesmerizing track that'll have you in a full on sweat by the very end. You can stream Vera's Good Job No Conversation EP in full here.
SITA- 'AROUND ME'
We've been keeping our eyes on SITA throughout this last year. She's been rolling some truly great pop tracks and she adds "Around Me" to this collection. The verses are simplistic yet glorious while the chorus swirls you around in circles with her atmospheric vocals. We're expect some big things from this rising name soon enough. Keep your eyes on SITA.
Toronto four-piece HONORS returned with their latest single "Valley". It's a haunting track that dives into alternative R&B melodies. The chorus breaks through the ceiling with its pop hooks that dig their way deep into your head. Dream away with this one below.
EMMIT FENN- 'LOST IN SPACE'
Emmit Fenn has become one of our favorite risings artists over the year. With two EPs under his belt in 2017, he topped off the year with this emotionally powered track that blast off into the skies with its soaring production and heartfelt melodies. Expect more from Emmit Fenn in 2018 as he's set to releases his highly anticipated debut album.
joan is a duo based out of Little Rock, Arkansas. They release their third single "tokyo" this last month that dives into all the feelings you feel when you first fall for someone. The production is indie-pop at its finest with its classic alt guitars and glittering synth. One listen and you'll be taking off to a whole new world. Get familiar with joan below.
Monday, December 18, 2017
BLYNE released their latest single "WATER'. This track contains fluid verses where the melodies flow smooth with the brooding synth work below. It's not until the chorus where everything comes crashing down and the flood waters pour out into a deep atmospheric galaxy. BLYNE's sound is truly refreshing while remaining familiar in the best ways. Replenish yourself below with this refreshing track.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Melis (formerly one half of IYES) broke out with her stunning solo project. Winning us over release after release, she slowly built up the project. At long last, she released her debut Parallels EP. Packed with simplistic yet beautiful tracks, Melis lets her voice shine brighter than ever. "Parallels" finds Melis sounding stronger than ever. Backed by a simplistic beat, Melis flows through her melodies effortlessly all the way up to the big bang of an ending where it all comes together. Melis has proven her worth as another strong female act in the industry with this project, and we can't wait to see where she goes next. You can stream her debut EP in full here.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Kelsey Bulkin has been rolling out her new solo project this year, and it's been one of our favorites to watch grow with each release. Her latest release "West Coast Drama" is a slow burning track that's infused with 80s synths. Her melodies flow in the most fluid ways that compliment her stunning voice. The video compliment is simplistically done featuring Kelsey backed by two dancers keeping the focus on the music while still taking the track to a new level. Get lost in the drama on this one below.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
LPX - 'SLIDE'
Lizzy Plapinger broke out this year with her new solo project LPX. Instantly winning us over with her new sound, she's manage to really showcase her talents with every new track. "Slide" is just another step forward for Lizzy as she finds the perfect combination between the angsty rock guitars and her perfected pop lyricism. We can't wait for her official debut EP to drop this January. For now, feel the rage on "Slide" below.
SOFI TUKKER - 'ENERGIA'
This year has been massive for Sofi Tukker. Massive might be understatement when you have a song placed in the iPhone X commercial. Regardless, Sofi Tukker continues their reign in the electronic/dance realm with "Energia". Sticking with there signature Portuguese lyrics, this track is a burner as it just picks up more and more steam as it goes. Get energized with this one below.
ADRIAN UNDERHILL - 'WEATHER'
Adrian Underhill is currently rolling out his debut album that's due out in February. This last week he release his latest single "Weather", which is a chill electro-pop tack that'll have you feeling all sorts of things. The lyrics are gloriously sentimental, while the production from Kindness is simplistic yet energizing. Check this one below.
FRED NICOLAS - 'HELP'
Swedish songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Fed Nicolas emerged this month with his debut single "Help". Vocally Fred Nicolas is stunning as he flips between a glorious falsetto and powering vocals. The production is Swedish pop at its finest with its shining synths in the chorus and echoing beats in the verses. Fred will release his debut EP this coming spring. For now, get familiar below.
BÜLOW - 'THIS IS NOT A LOVE SONG'
Young rising star Bülow is definitely a name you're going to want know. Her single "This Is Not A Love Song" is effortless with its catchy hooks locked in it's danceable production. It's an instant hit that falls among the likes of Sigrid. Bülow is destine for greatness, and we can't wait to hear what up her sleeve next.
NONONO - 'LOST SONG'
NONONO has been away for quite some time, but 2017 is the year the changed that. Their latest single "Lost Song" is packed with a glooming darkness that wraps itself around the powering production that NONONO is known so well for. The melodies are catchy, especially that irremissibly haunting humming that you won't be able to get out of your head. It's a perfect soundtrack for those gloomy winter days ahead.
BILLIE EILISH - 'BITCH BROKEN HEARTS'
If you don't know the name Billie Eilish yet, you've clearly have been stuck under a rock for the last year. This teenage pop star has made quite the name for herself with her moody pop tracks. All of this landed her on BBC Sound of 2018 long list. On her latest surprise track she released, she teams up with another favorite of our's Emmit Fenn for production. It's moody and dark and everything we've grown to love about Billie Eilish.
MAVI PHOENIX - 'JANET JACKSON'
Rising Austrian hip-hop artist Mavi Phoenix has been a force to reckoned with. She's killed it this year with her debut EP. Last week, she release a deluxe version featuring her latest single "Janet Jackson". The accompany video perfectly embraces the retro aesthetic present in her sound. Mavi is cool and refreshing, which is hard to come across in a saturated indie market. One listen and you wont be able to get enough.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Saro has been rolling out his new EP over the past few months. "Vapor" is the latest taste of this moody masterpiece. Instantly surging into experimental synths, Saro pulls things right back into the pop realm with his Weeknd like melodies. He finds his strength in his vocal abilities while also diving head first into the darkest realms of his synth pop stylings. Saro's forthcoming EP is out Dec 15th, but for now, sip on this one below.
Monday, November 27, 2017
CAPPA has finally returned from her year long hiatus with a blazing new smash "Waste My Time". Having caught our attention with the massive success off of her first two EPs, CAPPA continues her climb to pop stardom with this track. This one picks right up where CAPPA left off with her undeniably catchy melodies embraced by her sultry vocals. The production is pure pop perfection with its blazing beat. There's no denying that this one is a future hit on-the-rise. We're excited for what else CAPPA has in store, but for now, we're just happy she's finally back. Reacquaint yourself with this pop star below.