Matt Wills – Wallflower

‘Wallflower’ is a piece of polished pop writing encased in a more broad, electronic soundscape. The single is taken from Wills’ upcoming debut album ‘Cigarettes & City Lights’ and showcases a laser sharp focus on emotive content; with Wills’ vocal and lyrics taking centre stage. “I wanted to just show that every vice – be it…

Benjamin Love – Star Shaker

Benjamin Love is an emerging alt-rocker plying his trade out of Tennessee. Love was a member of Rigoletto, a band who made a name for themselves opening for acts like the Goo Goo Dolls and mewithoutyou. ‘Star Shaker’ is an incredibly personal track, as Love explains: “As a kid growing up in the Bible Belt (Chattanooga,…

Velvet Winter – Diamond Daydreams

I’m a big fan of a brash beat, something with a bit of overdrive that really kicks. We definitely have that here in ‘Diamond Daydreams’, the new single from Los Angeles upstart Talon Majors, A.K.A. Velvet Winter. “Diamond Daydreams is an anthem for anyone who’s had to fight their way to their life goals. The…

On The Record: Joy Crookes

“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

Three Laws – Siren Song

Three Laws are gearing up for the release of their debut album, and are on course for producing a great record if their new single ‘Siren Song’ is anything to go by. It’s a powerful, rousing journey through the eyes of a lovelorn duo. The writing takes centre-stage, allowing the pair to show off the extent of their individual and combined talents.

On The Record: FARR

“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.”

On The Record: Alex Sloane

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.

Naaz – Words

Words has a certain effortless charm to its melody and subtle production, that instantly grabs your attention with a gorgeous vocal floating on top of the track. There is no real fat on the track itself, which makes for a real showcase for Naaz’s vocal chops and production ideas.

Trace – Oh My My

It’s very easy on the ear as the lyrical content just begs to be heard. Trace seems to really want the listener to focus on her words and voice, and as it speaks on unrequited adoration it might be something you’d really want to pay attention to.

COLD WARPS – Sleepist

A dreamy, lovesick loner becomes enveloped in psychedelic fuzz and unstoppable drums in COLD WARPS’ latest release, Sleepist. Admitting the intention to dream of someone, given their consent of course, has never sounded so hazy and thrilling. As part of the second iteration of a compilation concocted by Raymond Biesinger and Drew Demers of Montreal…