Monday, October 16, 2017

CALL IT OFF

Denmark duo Blondage return on brassy pop single "Call It Off". Packed with catchy pop melodies and aggressive brass-laced synths, this one will have you caught in a craze. The production is playful while the lyrics dive head first into a full-on break up creating this back and forth feeling that bounces around your head. Get smacked with the sass on this one below.

COVER ME

London songstress Lyves is back with a stunning new single "Cover Me". Her vocals dance elegantly in the dark as the production glistens like the moon hitting the calm ocean waters. It's a stunning track that has Lyves sounding the best she's ever sounded. One listen and you'll be mesmerized by this true talent. Check it below.

Monday, October 2, 2017

HOT TRACKS - SEPTEMBER 2017

At the end of every month we recap some of our favorite tracks released. Check out these hot tracks below!

SORCHA RICHARDSON - 'WAKING LIFE'
Sorcha Richardson returns on smoky track "Waking Life", which is another stellar addition to her growing repertoire. If her vocals don't stun you, her lyrical genius will as it pulls at your emotions with every word.


TESSA DIXON - 'PRAYER'
Belgium has a new pop star on the rise emerging on debut single "Prayer". It's dark pop at its best while holding onto a complete DIY vibe from the video compliment below. Tessa is definitely a potential for new pop royalty.


BEFFROI - 'JADE'
Belgian duo BEFFROI return on new single "Jade" that's packed with brooding production and melodies that shout to the skies. It's got all the angst and pop delicacies you desire.


BUTTER - 'LIFTED'
Quirky, fun, and bubble gum pop - all the things present in Butter's new single "Lifted". Produced by OMEGA, this track is light and fluffy, but packs a punch with every hit of the beat.


MOONBOY INC. FEAT LUISA - 'FOREVER SOMETIMES'
Berlin based producer Christoph Rymon aka Mooboy Inc returns on new single "Forever Sometimes". This one's his best work to date with its cruising production that drive you through galaxies far and wide and all the way home.


MELIS - 'SOBER (OVER YOU)'
Melis has been rolling out her solo project this year after taking a step away from her time as part of the UK duo IYES. She released her latest track "Sober (Over You)" that is a melodramatic masterpiece. Her vocals and lyrics are delicate, but the production takes things up a notch with it's more upbeat sound. Keep an eye out for Melis's debut EP Parallels out soon.


COSMOS & CREATURE - 'RIDE THE WAVE'
Cosmos & Creature are a force to be reckoned with. This new one is pure pop bliss that'll have you on a high for days on end.


OSCAR AND THE WOOLF - 'RUNAWAY'
Oscar and the Woolf is a massive name in Belgium that's already selling out arenas, but in the US he's currently on the edge of breaking. With his new EP out this last week, a prime standout is "Runaway". Packed with his signature brooding melodies, Oscar takes this to a whole new level on this one. Be sure to get familiar.

Friday, September 22, 2017

[PREMIERE] PURE GOLD

London's Marna first emerged earlier this summer with her glorious debut that took the blogosphere by storm. She returns today with her follow up "Pure Gold". On this one, Marna instantly drops you deep into the ocean with her brooding melodies that echo below the steady waves. Just when you hit a darkest parts of the verses, Marna builds into a bright chorus that shimmers in the blues of the synths. The production builds itself until the ultimate finally where the track is locked in a glowing gold. Marna proves herself on this one as a true treasure in the current indie scene. Discover the gold on this one below.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

MISTAKES

Tove Styrke returned this last week with another massive pop track. Cruising in on flowing Swedish pop melodies on the verses, Tove builds the track into a banging chorus that dances around your mind. It's a powering anthem that amplifies that sometimes mistakes aren't mistakes. Check this one below.

Friday, September 15, 2017

TELL ME TELL ME

courtship. are back and closing out the summer with their latest smash "Tell Me Tell Me". It's that perfect end-of-summer track that you'll be blasting from your speakers. Instantly driving full speed ahead with its cruising guitar melody, courtship. gives their sun soaked vocals accompanied by their feel good lyrics. It's definitely going to make you feel a whole lot warmer as the weather starts to cool down. Turn this one up below.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

SUBURBIA BLUE

In the matter of one week's time Australia's Future Jr. has managed to have all eyes on him with his debut "Suburbia Blue". With vocals that fall in line with Thomston, Future Jr. delivers a dreamy pop track that packed with icy cold synths and lyrics that dance with the likes of Troye Sivan. It's a deep blue gem in the indie realm that'll be a hit in no time. Discover Future Jr. below.

OT

JOHN.k returned this last week with the perfect end of summer jam "OT". With its laid back vibes, this one will have you daydreaming all the way into the later days of fall. The lush melodies have that catchy element that hooks you after one listen. It's a track you'll have on repeat for days on end. Get hooked below.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

1986

We were first introduced to Italy's HÅN back in may with her beautiful debut "The Children". After spending the summer touring with Cigarettes After Sex and playing countless festivals, HÅN returns today on "1986" off of her upcoming debut EP. This one embraces a bit of a different sound for the singer as it takes on a more upbeat production with its atmospheric-bound synths. Her lyrics stick true to her nature though as they dive into a more personal territory as they speak to levels of past relationships, reflections on life, and the title being the year that her parents met. So much is packed into this glorious track that it'll take HÅN to a whole new level as she continues to prove herself as a rising artist in the indie sphere. Get familiar below.

Kids

Berlin's LIA LIA returned this last week with a new stunner "Kids". Releasing this new track with a interstellar video, LIA LIA takes the listener on a journey with this one. With her flowing vocals that bring a sense of calmness throughout the track, LIA LIA fills it with energy as the melodies climb mountains and dive deep into valleys of emotion. LIA LIA is a true gem from out of this world. Get familiar above. 

Monday, September 11, 2017

Birdie Bees

Soul pop princess Gavin Turek returned last week on her latest single "Birdie Bees". Delivering her classic funk-infused sound that Gavin's become so well known for, she gives us a new track that'll have you moving your feet to the beat all night long. It's a glowing light that acts a reminder to keep loving yourself and fight past the social pains we all face everyday. Along with delivering a track with an empowering message, Gavin is donating all sale from the first week to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Check this one below, and stream it here to do your part for a wonderful cause.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Hot Tracks - August 2017

Summer came and went in a blink of any eye, but it was packed with some hot tracks. Below we have a quick recap of some of the best tracks released in August from Emily Vaughn, Weslee, BAUM, Superwalkers x Dominique, Elohim, Anna of the North, and REGN. Check them out below, and be sure to keep an eye on them as these artists are about to break!

'Priority' by Emily Vaughn


'Bathwater' by Weslee


'Hot Water' by BAUM


'Three Times A Lover' feat. Dominique by Superwalkers


'Eclipse' by Elohim


'Fire' by Anna of the North


'WATR' by REGN

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Crystalline

JOME have been rolling out tracks over the last year, and with each release we keep getting more hooked on their sound. Their latest single "Crystalline" is chilled out with the relaxed guitars and distant vocals that fall into the likes of Novo Amor. The verses surge into the chorus so elegantly like the ocean pushes waves into the coastline. Chill out to this glimmering gem below.

Before U Go

LA producer Tyzo Bloom is back on his latest single "Before U Go". Teaming up with Lauren Marie on this one, they've come together to really create a true gem. Driven by glistening bells in the first verse, Lauren's vocals glide effortlessly over the glooming beats that dive deep with each hit. Tyzo Bloom's productions is clean and sounds effortless as everything comes together to create a massive track that you'll be blasting on repeat. Dive in below.

don't smile at me

Billie Eilish has been rolling out her debut EP don't smile at me throughout the year, and last week it finally came out in full. Already being compared to the likes of Lorde, this 15 year-old has truly set the tone of a long career in the industry ahead of her. She first emerged over a year ago on "Ocean Eyes", a delicate track that sparked a fire among the blogsphere. From there, she rolled out "bellyache", a lovely song that takes a grime turn telling the tale of killing your friends and running from the law. Other highlights from the EP include "COPYCAT" with it's taunting lyrics and pounding production, "watch" that's brooding with Billie's shimmering vocal, and a stellar closing track "hostage". For an artist as young as she is, Billie Eilish brings a complete sense of maturity in her works, making it clear that this won't be the last we hear from her. Stream don't smile at me below.

[PREMIERE] Quiet

RahRah first crossed our radar about a month ago when she emerged with her stunning debut. Today, she's back with her second offering "Quiet", and it's a track that takes this rising pop star to a whole new level. Instantly catching you with the glitchy effects and brooding synths, RahRah's vocals come packed with a pure pop punch. The verses hold back on the production, allowing for her vocals to shine in the silence, but when you get to the chorus, RahRah turns up the energy delivering a true pop smash. On what inspired the track, RahRah mentions, "Silence makes me anxious. I don't enjoy quiet moments. I hate when it's loud, yet you still feel empty. I was inspired to write this song so people could relate to that feeling of loneliness, be uplifted and hopefully feel not as lonely anymore. I always try to bring a fun vibe and energy to my music, so I hope 'Quiet' brings you to a better place." Press play below, and drown out the quiet with this one.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Just Wanna Be Single

Miami's Brika returns on new single "Just Wanna Be Single", a chilled out alt-pop track that have you grooving for days on end. Teaming up with Shy Girls who cowrote/produced the track, its clear that the chorus delivers a carefree hook you'll be singing along. Brika finds a solid blend on this one between her classic jazzy sounds and a pure pop stylings. Reacquaint yourself with this rising pop star below.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Sleepy Eyes

Elohim has been crushing it over the past year as one of our favorite rising artists. Recently, she rolled out a dreamy collab with Chicago producer Whethan. Packed with bouncy beats, Elohim's vocals dance eloquently over the echoing synths. Her lyrics stick wither her classic songwriter of  poetic manner, but Whethan turns the heat up on this one with the synth infused horns and a beat you can't stop dancing to. Press play, and wake up below.

Andromeda

You might know Kelsey Bulkin from the duo Made In Heights, but she steps out into the world on her own with debut single "Andromeda". Kelsey's vocals remain in familiar territory with their delicateness while her lyrics compliment her with their poetic senses. The melody dances over the simplistic echoes of the synth in the production. The overall sound brings you a calming sense of peace that'll have you loving every second. Chill out on this one below.

Use Me

Last week, our favorite rising pop star Dominique dropped her latest single "Use Me". Instantly catching you with the glitchy synths in the production, Dominique's vocals come cruising in stronger than ever on this one. It's the hook in the chorus where things explode, burning at the seams, and letting loose a straight banger of a track. It's clear to see that this is the strongest release we've heard from Dominque yet, and there's no doubt there's more fire to come. Get burnt below.

Someone Else

NYC via London singer Ella Rae emerges on her debut single "Someone Else". The track has this high energy yet minimalistic sound in the verses, but when the synths come in on the chorus it sends Ella's glorious vocals straight to the skies above. It's the plucky guitar that sends a shockwave into the track, that'll having you loving this one all the way through. Give up control to Ella Rae on this one below. 

Friday, July 21, 2017

Fuck They

NYC duo SOFI TUKKER are at it again with killer new track "Fuck They". This one's a big middle finger to anyone who tries to hold you back, and it's also a pretty bouncy track to dance your heart out to. The verses are icy cold, but things heat up fast once the chorus kicks in. Light a fire and screw the haters with this one below.

Come Home

New Zealand producer BAYNK and rising artist Shallou team up together on chill new single "Come Home". Backed by BAYNK's dreamy summer production, Shallou delivers smooth vocals that flow through the melancholy sounds. It's a shimmering cool track that'll guide you through final months of summer. Check this one below.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

No One's Gonna Save You

LA's Madeleine Rosenthal is emerging on her debut single "No One's Gonna Save You". Having a background in jazz, funk, and soul, she dive head first into the indie pop realm on this one. It's got a beautiful 90s vibe with its glooming production. Her vocals are flawless as they flow with ease through the melodies to the powering chorus. Get familiar with this new face to the scene below.

Warriors

Our favorite Aussies, Tigertown, are making their return in a big way on new single "Warriors". After busting out a stelar EP this last year, the band isn't stopping the momentum. This new one is an instant summer anthem as the verses wrap you warm and tight with the lights down low just until the chorus lights up the sky as you dance on your rooftop with your summer fling. Tigertown is here to fight for that summer love!

Overdressed

LA queer pop duo TWINKIDS returned last with with their latest single "Overdressed". This tune is a  stelar new one that has the duo wrapped in flowing melodies in the verses that fall into the likes of Perfume Genius. When the full chorus kicks in, things swing to a more lively sound that'll definitely get you feet moving. "Overdressed" comes from the duo's Boys Love EP out August 18th via Om Records. Until then, get reacquainted with this duo below.

Electrify

CUT_ are back with their new single "Electrify" that'll shock you to your core. Build upon icy beats, the melodies are energized by the atmospheric synths that spin the chorus up into the sky. There's an overall chilling sound to the track, but its packed with so much energy that you're locked in this in-between state of hot and cold. Get electrified below.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Je Ne Sais Quoi

Earlier this year Belgium's SHE Major emerged on her debut single that introduced the world to her smokey pop sound. She returns on "Je Ne Sais Quoi", a track that boosts her rise to a whole new level. The dreamy production floats off in the distance with its glistening pianos while SHE Major's vocals flow smoothly over the beats. The strings add the final touch to the overall sound giving it an elegance that can't be found anywhere else. Press play below, and prepare to say "wow". 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Saint

Leeds trio PEAKES are back with their second single "Saint". Instantly finding ground similar to London Grammar, PEAKES build themselves into a more vibrant sound that dances with color ever so slightly like Fickle Friends. The production in the verses is simplistic with its echoing guitar strums up until the bass and drums roar into the chorus. It's a stunning track that continues to set this new band up for success. Get familiar below.

Why Hide It

Gabe Acheson aka Goldwash is getting funky on his new EP. "Why Hide It" is the first taste from this upcoming release. Trading in his brooding synths for soothing saxes, Goldwash washes you over with his bluesy melodies that emits an overall glowing heat. It's a track you'll be vibing out to for days on end. Take your first sip of this new Godlwash-era below.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Underwater

17-year-old Millie Turner emerges today on her stellar debut single "Underwater" accompanied by a simplest yet stellar video that's already making waves. Instantly from the beginning you'll be able to find an easy comparison to Robyn in the production, but Millie's vocals come across more light and delicate. There's traces of Maggie Roger's folk-pop qualities in Millie's vocals and lyrics, but the track builds itself up to bright burning banger. One listen and you'll get a rush knowing that Millie is something extraordinary sitting at the bottom of the ocean ready to come up for air. Dive into the deep end on this one above. 

Lights

NOVAA is becoming quite the collaborator. Having already teamed up with Moglii in the past and featured on countless tracks, she's teaming up with LO on a whole new project. The first taste we get is "Lights". This one's a perfected electro masterpiece with chiming synths bells that build the foundation of the track. NOVAA's vocals glisten brighter than ever in the verse with the spacious sound until the pulsing synths fuse their way into the chorus setting a icy cold fire at the base of the sound. Check out this new project below, because its bound to be something great!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Easy

Melbourne's mysterious Life is Better Blonde has been making quite the splash with his latest single "Easy". The track has gotten massive attention for good reason. It builds upon R&B vocals that fall into the likes of Jaymes Young while embracing the vocals effects of Michl. The production is simplistic for the most part with its aggressive punch-like beats keeping the track driving along. It's towards the end that you get brought into soulful sounds that surge like Kevin Garrett making you swoon at every note. Fall for this one below. 

Right Track

French producer Dim Sum teamed up with Nina Lili J on his latest track "Right Track". This track is packed with sparkling beats that lift Nina's vocals to new heights. It's a grooving track that glistens in the night like a star in the distant. This is the first taste of Dim Sum's upcoming EP due out this fall. For now, dance your night away to this one below.

Can You Hear Me Now

Phoenix-based artist UPSAHL is the latest young pop songstress to emerge on to the scene with her latest song "Can You Hear Me Now". With vocals that fall into the gentleness of Billie Eilish, UPSAHL delivers a catchy chorus packed with the purest of pop vocals. It's a glorious little tune that perfectly introduces you to a new potential pop icon. Introduce yourself below.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Bicycle

Swedish duo BC Unidos emerged last month on their debut single "Bicycle" featuring Shungudzo. This sun-soaked track falls in the lines of a retro 70s vibe brought directly to the 21st century. It's a track that'll work its way into your mind with its catchy hooks and will hold you hostage all the way through. It falls along the lines of a more pop-centered Jungle-like sound riding off into the blazing summer sun. Take a ride on this one below.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Ring Of Fire

18 year-old IOLITE has set a massive blaze with her latest single "Ring of Fire". The verses have this dance like feel as the production surges with burning synths as IOLITE as fuel to this fire. The chorus comes in scorching hot as the production grows and the flames reach for the sky. There's no doubt you can find the comparison in IOLITE's sound to the likes of Lorde and Broods, but she absolutely creates her own style on this track. Feel the burn from this one below.

Call U Out

LA-based LeyeT first made her debut earlier this year with buzzy track "Don't Make Me Cry". She now returns with her second offering "Call U Out". Built upon a simplistic guitar strums, LeyeT deliver stunning vocals that are unique to herself. The production is simplistic yet powerful as it morphs itself int so calm electro hit in the chorus. LeyeT is quickly proving herself as a indie songstress that stands out among the pack. Get familiar below.

Spinning On Blue

Nashville trio Bien are continuing their climb after lighting up the blogsphere not so long ago with their debut EP. On "Spinning On Blue", Bien capture a melancholy indie sound that's delicate in melody. The vocals fall in line with Say Lou Lou, while their sound builds itself a foundation in the indie realm. It's a glorious track that has Bien right on track to continue to grow as a prominent act on the rise. Check out this one below.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Crossfire

Marna emerges this month from the flames on debut single "Crossfire". This London-based singer has given us a track that's powerful yet minimal in production. There's echoing drums that distance themselves far enough from Marna's stellar vocals allowing them to soar to the heavens above. As the track continues to grow to the end, siren-like synths blare out creating a completely emotional atmosphere that will send you into a state of awe. We're expecting big things from Marna this year a she's set to drop a full EP. Until then, get familiar with her on "Crossfire" below.

Walls

Wingtip is at it again with his latest release "Walls". On this one he teams up with vocalist Delacey to create a track with all the potentials of being a massive hit. Built from a simple guitar, this track channels all the vibes of a pop hit. Delacey's vocals are bright and glisten over Wingtips powering production. One listen and you'll be blasting this on repeat. Check it out below.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Pink Letters

WWWater first caught our attention earlier this year with her self-titled debut single. Having proven herself as a true rising talent just off of one single, we've waited patiently for what was to come next. This week, she delivers her second offering "Pink Letters", a track that dives into the ideas of how we all experience set backs and sometimes forget about the happiness we experience along the way. The track itself is gorgeously minimal. It embraces a simplistic beat that pushes the track along allowing for WWWater's vocals to glisten above the subtle synths. The accompanying video is an excellent touch as it embraces a homemade approach and ultimately ties back into the overall meaning of the track. WWWaters is set to release her debut EP this September, but for now, find a bit of happiness in "Pink Letters" above. 

Glitch

LA's Maxx emerges on her debut single "Glitch". This HIGHxLAND produced track has a touch of a DIY sound with its fuzzy synths that rumble below Maxx's vocals tiptoeing delicately over beats. The lyrics dive into the concept of falling in love with the idea of someone, but knowing the end is inevitable. It's a brooding track that brings the doom and gloom in the best ways possible. Embrace the dark side on this one below.

Light

Cassie Marin is setting the summer mood on her latest single "Light". It's a sun-soaked track that has hits on chill tropical beats while delivering classic pop melodies. One listen and you'll be transported to the beach ready to embrace the summer and all it has to offer. Embrace the summer season with this one below. 

Moon

Blood Cultures first emerged about four years ago on the blog-sphere as a faceless act. His debut single "Indian Summer" caught wind and carried on through the years as an underground indie hit with its chill psychedelic sound. After stepping away for a bit, Blood Cultures returns with his latest single "Moon" off of his upcoming debut album Happy Birthday. Instantly catching you from the start with it's glitchy synth production, "Moon" is laced with spacious vocals that sound raw yet perfected. When the chorus kick in, the synths grow stronger sailing the track new heights. Blood Cultures emits a true DIY sound that has been missing from the New York scene for the past couple years. With the success of this single, Blood Cultures is going to become a New York underground icon. Happy Birthday drops July 21st. 

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Glad You Stayed

Lunar is a new artist from London who's emerging on her single "Glad You Stayed". Built upon piano chords that fall in the likes of Oh Wonder, Lunar delivers stellar vocals that are effortless and perfectly complimented by the surging production. It's a beautiful track that remains chill throughout but keeps your attention all the way through. Get addicted to Lunar below.

Sky Doesn't Blue

LA's Saro is gearing up for the release of his upcoming sophomore EP with his latest single "Sky Doesn't Blue". He gives us glorious pop melodies that twist their way around brooding synths. Saro's vocals come clean with pure precision as they pierce through the fog and emerge brighter than ever.  Check this one below.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Holding On

After a 3 year hiatus, HUGOwho finally returns on new single "Holding On". Giving us his deep yet delicate vocal melodies, he laces the track with echoing synth effects and pop hooks that create a pleasant soundscape that's chill yet powerful. "Holding On" is the first track off of his upcoming Another EP that's due out this year. Reintroduce yourself with HUGOwho below.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Flower

Melis has finally made her proper debut with "Flower". After testing the waters with demo "Love Song Idea" this spring, Melis emerges on a jaw dropping single that'll touch your soul with her delicate vocals. The production is calm through the beginning allowing Melis to stay at the forefront of the track. Her melodies have you swooning all the way to the end where the production takes its full effects while still allowing Melis to be the star of the track. On the tracks meaning, Melis mentions, "The sentiment of the song is that going through sadness and being in a dark place isn’t forever. There is hope and better things, if only one doesn’t give up. This song is the encouragement for that." We can expect more from Melis in 2017 as she's planning to release a full EP. For now, get familiar below.

Cain

Hot on the heels of their debut EP, EXES are back with their latest single "Cain". Backed by dark, minimalistic production, EXES push the limits with the slow ballad melodies that tiptoe around the beats of the drums. Allie's vocals float delicately through the track, creating a beautiful soundscape that'll have you feeling all the feels. Check this one below.

Armour

London's Minke first had heads turning on her debut single that came out earlier this year. She continues her rise into the indie world with her follow-up single "Armour". Minke embraces her soulful vocals on this one that emerge gloriously over the echoing production that's driven by a trickling guitar. It's a celebratory track about being vulnerable, that'll have you letting go of all your fears. Just one listen to Minke and there's no doubt she'll land herself on your daily playlist. Check this one below, and discover your new favorite artists Minke.

BOSS

Danish duo Blondage continue to roll out the pop hits with their latest single "BOSS". Packed with pop melodies that dance over carefree synths, this one gives off all the vibes that'll have you dancing around the room. Although the track gives off this overall happy vibe, the lyrics dive into the ideas of the rich and the overspending while others have nothing. Check this one below.

Thinking Of U

J Tropic is back with his latest single "Thinking Of U". Steaming with elements of hip-hop, trap, house, and R&B, he showcase his true talents of crafting massive underground hits. It's a summery track that'll be sending a massive heat wave your way. Feel the fire on this one below.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Used To It

We're a bit behind on Ashe, but who cares. She's a superstar on the rise with her first solo single "Used To It". It's the perfect track to rush into summer with as it's laced in sun soaked melodies as Ashe's vocals find their unique ground throughout the track. Press play below, and feel that summer sun.

Know By Now

Nashville-based artist SITA returns on her latest single "Know By Now". Her vocals dive into the realm of NOVAA as they warp their way through minimalistic synths and a trap-like beat. It's a pop track that's falling right in it's prime. Keep an eye on this one, because there's something bubbling under there surface here.