“Koz had heard some of my stuff and asked me bluntly whether I liked Nina Simone to which I replied – “Nina? Are you serious? She’s a goddess to me”, or something along those lines. He wanted to take ‘Feeling Good’ and switch it to ‘feeling bad’ or ‘BAD FEELING’. I thought about what that meant to me and made it a song about your instinct in a time of temptation.” – Joy Crookes
Miami native Lissa Lo is a musical polymath. The self-taught producer now resides in New York where she is making a name for herself as a talented writer and performer. With influences that range from Lorde and Marian Hill through to the Weeknd, Lissa is beginning to showcase a sound that is all her own….
“Blades came outta nowhere… I’d gotten back late from a session one night, and when I got home I was chilling in the kitchen and messing around with some beats. I quickly put together a couple of sections that I didn’t really think anything of and then sent it to Roméo in LA before I went to sleep.”
Alex Sloane build on her brand of shiny, electronic pop with her new single ‘Puppy Love’ – it’s a true earworm; with hooks that’ll find their way out of your mouth throughout the day.
Lenis chats to us about how new single ‘Told Him’ evolved in the studio, the city she lives in and what we can look forward to.
Essex are a Las Vegas based duo, hailing from New York City. They create expansive synth-laden productions with a focus on sizzling melodies. We had a chat with them and delved a little deeper into their new single ‘Notice’.
Debut track ‘Melt In Olive’ introduces Rory Simmon’s new electronic music project Harlequiin to the world.
Joseph Ember (f.k.a. Ursa Major) is a young, emerging singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist heralding from Toronto. Ember is bringing a DIY mindset to the burgeoning scene in Toronto and is back with his brand-new single ‘Exit Society’. We had a chat with the 21 year-old talent and gained some valuable insight into his musical endeavours.
Here at Unrecorded, we’re all about emerging artists. Born Stranger are an up and coming duo based out of London, creating expansive electronica a la HONNE. I had a little chat with the boys to discover more about their influences, sound and background. Hey guys, could you give our readers some background on the project?…
This is a mature debut from a pair who know what they want to sound like and are executing it with confidence and charisma. Keep your eye on the pair throughout this year; there are more releases scheduled over the next few months.
Yakul is the freshest outfit to come out of Brighton’s ever-creative climate. While we might not know much about this newly formed four-piece, what we do know is that their debut ‘Giveaway’ is a sure-fire winner for listeners with a soft spot for modern jazz and future soul. You could align Yakul quite nicely alongside…
Some of you may recognise Melis Soyaslanová as one-half of electronic pop duo IYES, but over the past five years, this Berlin-via-Brighton artist has been carefully amassing a set of production skills. The end result is ‘Love Song Idea’, a sweet and solemn sketch that was written, recorded and produced by Melis, and so gives us…