Jalen N’Gonda – I Need You

R&B meets the indie rocking of Merseyside on Jalen N’Gonda’s ‘I Need You’. Drawing upon the subject of a man, feeling blue, Jalen croons over a rhythmic bed of guitar. “The idea was to shoot a video about a guy not wanting to be on a film set…quite up to its contrary. It’s some soul,…

Video: Champyons – Dusty

“Dusty” is the latest single to arrive from 3-piece band and producer collective, CHAMPYONS. Incorporating RnB, rock and electronic elements, the anonymous trio effortlessly blend traditional song and sample-driven beat-making to create a sound that transcends classic genre definitions. “Dusty” offers a glimpse into the band’s first full-length album CHA CHA CHA, to be released early 2018 via Embassy of…

Video: Beckett – Butterflies feat. Claire Ridgely

Beckett’s new record ‘Butterflies’ is an anthemic pop power-piece, featuring the beguiling vocals of Montreal native Claire Ridgely. Having featured on singles with Robotaki, Embody and Pat Lok, she is on something of a roll – as is Berlin based producer Beckett. His debut single is almost hymn like, beautifully arranged with dynamic rhythmic interplay…

Dantes – who do you think you are?

Some more sumptuous soulful R&B here from Dantes with his new single ‘who do you think you are?’ Synths swirl underneath Dantes’ silky vocal, taking you on a melancholy journey. “This was the first time I ever recorded clarinet on one of my own pieces. The whole thing came together in one take and I…

Gallo – A Little Bit Dangerous

Gallo is an American-Lebanese songstress whose debut track received a feature a few months ago. The Los Angeles based songwriter is beguiling us yet again with her new record ‘A Little Bit Dangerous’. Dark melodic pop tendencies are paired with delicate lyricism and rhodes-laden, silky production. “I am a human mood ring…I’m not trying to…

Alex Sloane – Rich

Alex Sloane has just released her new record ‘Rich’, it comes on the back of her debut EP ‘Dynasty’ which saw the Los Angeles based songstress receive healthy Spotify playlist support. Sloane’s brand of low key synth pop has drawn comparisons to Lana Del Rey and CHARLI XCX. “I wrote Rich to cheer myself up…

Salt Cathedral – Always There When I Need You

Salt Cathedral is the music alias of New York-based duo Juliana Ronderos and Nicolas Losada (Juli and Nico). Their sound embodies a dreamy, eclectic and infectiously catchy vibe, drawing on tropical multicultural pop sounds and rhythms, influenced by their Colombian heritage and upbringing. Their ten million streams on Spotify and extensive tours in Asia, North…

Beta State – LMK

San Francisco natives Beta State are a genre defying cocktail of seemingly disparate influences. Heavier indie rock, meets dreamy synth-wave pop and bold hip-hop beat-smithery; whilst it’s hard to pin Beta State down their appeal is undeniable. Energetic and focused in equal measure, their new single ‘LMK’ shows that they’re here to stay. Follow: Website…

LCAW – Staring at the Sun (feat. Sophie Hintze)

LCAW is fulfilling our deepest desires for electronic production, acoustic elements and dream-pop synths. LCAW, AKA, 22 year-old Leon Weber is a Munich-based musician who has captivated a broad array of eminent tastemakers: from Richie Hawtin and Carl Craig, to Martin Garrix and Robin Schulz, all whom have pledged their support to this emerging artist. While…

Bruno Martini – Sun Goes Down (feat. Isadora)

With 7 million streams worldwide, the Brazilian electronic artist Bruno Martini returns with his sun-drenched, electro-pop vibe which is nothing short of addictive. His newest track, Sun Goes Down (feat. Isadora), marks the start of Bruno’s journey beyond his home continent. Prior releases such as a remix of JP Cooper’s new single ‘She’s on my Mind’,…

DAKOTA – Silver Tongue

Netherlands-based Dakota return with their blend of alt-indie-pop that has us dreaming of California. Their hazy synths, electronic beats and guitar riffs have us feeling nostalgic for summer already and we look forward to seeing Dakota continue to grow in the underground alt scene in the coming months. Dakota’s new single Silver Tongue, released by…

Launchpad: Geneva White

Geneva White is an industry veteran, having attended the University of Miami Frost School of Music and fronting the alt band Kan Wakan. Having taken a break to focus on her creative energy, moving from LA to London – White re-emerged with force. Now based back in Los Angeles, White is finding her sound and is…