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.

Monday, June 19, 2017

4AM

Brooklyn-based Sorcha Richardson has released one of the most beautiful tracks we've heard this year. "4AM"floats gently with Sorcha's delicate singer-songwriter melodies that are perfectly complemented by her lyrics that dive into ideas of not blaming yourself anymore when things go wrong. It's the depth-defying synths in the chorus that take this one to a whole new level, creating a stunning masterpiece you won't get enough of. Embrace this one below.

Words

When Rasmus Littauer isn't drumming behind rising pop superstar MØ, he's releasing music under the name School of X. His first single "Words" was released earlier this year as a demo version, but he's now released it officially. Rasmus's vocals are magnetic throughout the tracks entirety as the production dives into the likes of Flume with alternative genre twist. It's a dark tropical hit that's the perfect introduction for School of X. Get familiar below, because we can definitely expect more this year from School of X.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Run For It

After emerging on her self-titled EP last year and crossing over the Pacific for SXSW this spring, Australia's Woodes returns on her best single yet. "Run For It" is a straight up indie pop banger right out the gate. Its the pounding drums that drive the track while Woodes's vocals blissfully dance in the foggy atmosphere of the production. Her lyrics are mystifying as they roll over the melodies like a raging storm. Stay quick on this one because Woodes is out for the kill on this one.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Lovers

It's finally official; Anna of the North is releasing their long-awaited debut album this September. Along with the announcement, they give us their latest release "Lovers". Delivering that Scandinavian pop sound that we can't get enough of, Anna of the North give us a full-on 80s influenced track. Packed with surging synths that twirl in the night like the northern lights, Anna of the North's melodies flutter in their purest form throughout the tracks entirety. There's a lot of excitement around this release; we've seen Anna of the North emerge with a demo a few years back, grow through stelar single after stelar single, and now to releasing a full length album. Big things are happening. Join in below.

Cold

Swedish duo Snow Culture have been delivering some dark pop magic ever since they made their debut earlier this year. Recently, they released a cover of Maroon 5's "Cold", taking it to a whole new level of indie pop perfection. It's Snow Culture's ice cold synths that bring a new level of cool to this track. The vocals echo in the dead of night sending chills down your spine. It's that dark pop cover of dreams, and we just can't get enough. Get some chills below.

Long Ago

25 year-old singer-songwriter Miles Hardt emerges on his debut single "Long Ago". The track is driven by an acoustic guitar, but catches you by surprise with its powering synth infused chorus. His lyrics fall into a story telling-like vibe, almost landing among the folk genre while remaining indie pop at the same time. Miles has properly introduced himself on this track and there's much more on the horizon for him. Get familiar below.

Shame

We've been long time lovers of NYC duo KNGDAVD. Their previous releases have all featured stellar songwriting embraced by solid hooks and pure-pop production. On their latest release "Shame", this duo continue to embrace their classic sound while bringing some buzzing R&B vibes. It's powered by their undeniable hooks that will work their way deep into you mind. One listen and you'll be humming this one for days on end. Get hooked below.

Ecstasy

UK-based Kate Lomas returns on her new single "Ecstasy". Kate's melodies are blissful as they dance over the atmospheric production creating completely weightless feeling. It's when the chorus kicks in the production launches you to the heavens you're floating among the clouds. It's a pure-pop track that's bound to get you hook after one listen. Land among the clouds with this one below.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Gold Rush

Brixton-bred artist Sam Frankl makes his lyrics the focus on his latest track "Gold Rush". The lyrics deliver a story that'll holds your attention tight. This indie pop track has hints of bluesy melodies that dance across the summery production. It's when the beat kicks in things really start heating up, creating the perfect compliment to Sam's impeccable lyric abilities. By the end of the track you'll be a full-on meltdown as you feel the energy continue from this track. Feel the rush on this one below.

First

BAUM emerges on her new single "First". The verses are light and backed by a simplistic piano accompaniment as BAUM's vocals shine bright. The chorus is roaring and blues inspired as it dances on the line of getting gritty and remaining pure pop. It's a stellar single that's just the beginning for this songstress. Get familiar below.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Crazy

Scandinavian dream-pop trio Postilijonen are back with their latest single "Crazy". If you're familiar with their previous releases, you'll recognize their signature sound on this one as they launch you into this heavens with their vintage 80s sound. The melody is backed by glorious harmonies in the verses as they drive themselves into a beautiful chorus that shines bright like the sun. It's a solid comeback single that's setting the tone of what's to come from this trio. Take a trip to the heavens below.

Why'd You Let Me Out

Australian producer Wayfarer// has teamed up with NOVAA on his latest track "Why'd You Let Me Out" off of his upcoming EP. Wayfarer// builds a mountainous soundscape on this one that's chill to the touch yet grooving with R&B beats that bring a warmth to the track. NOVAA's vocals are the icing on the track as they flow effortlessly with the production. Wayfarer// and NOVAA have deliver a true summertime bop with this one. Let it soundtrack your summer below.
Wayfarer//'s EP is slated for release for later this year.

So Real

Belgium's Oscar & the Wolf returns on his latest release "So Real". Driven by extraterrestrial synths, this one holds tight to Oscar & the Wolf's original territory. It's dark and mysterious, pulling you in with the powering chorus that throws you deeper into a vortex. It's a stand out track showcasing what's to come next from Oscar & the Wolf. Check it below.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Cliché

Swedish producer Mountain Bird teams up with Autrey on his latest single "Cliché". It's dark and gloomy, but filled with glowing synths that surge their way through the dead of night in the chorus. The track flows some smooth and effortlessly that you'll be listening to it on repeat for days on end. Check this one below.