Stuck Pig // Einsam

Driving bassline, tight beat and moody atmospheric keys. From Bristol to Vienna, the disconnected themes of Einsam are pretty stark and to be honest, pretty un-pause-able (just made up a word there). I really can imagine anything other than smoky European bars and basement gigs, this track is one hundred percent built for it. Times... Continue Reading →

I Feel No Pain // Rénovations

Hello again, I hope you all are doing well during this prolonged stint of being trapped indoors. It's not all doom and gloom though. For your consideration, here are Rénovations all the way from sunny Edinburgh. Although in reality all three are from France, Italy and Romania which seem a lot more exotic - anyway,... Continue Reading →

Digital Depression // MY-HI

Have you ever wanted to take a trip back to the 90s? The massive vocal styles of Incubus and Soundgarden, the huge basslines and odd quirky but completely fitting riffs? The massive fills and singalong choruses. MY-HI have smashed it with this single. It's like a perfect storm of elements and that guitar is stuck... Continue Reading →

Veil // Holsky

A fine blend of the Maccabees, Gary Numan and White Lies. Holsky has created an incredible, slow dancing, atmospheric, 80s tinged masterpiece. The visuals used set the scene, but the track really sends you back, this track could be the soundtrack to an emotional part of an 80s movie. The slow beat with the reverb... Continue Reading →

Melancholy Boy // LOUD HOUND

This is a song of many sides. There are elements of electronic dance, indie pop, and a loud rock drum beat. It's mixed awesomly, the keys in the breakdown and the drums could be in an Ibiza summer hit. The whole package feels like it should be relaxing but it has a frenzy to it.... Continue Reading →

Interview // Edge of Desire

Massive guitar fuzz with a pounding bassline, just what you need for a Friday night right? Edge of Desire hail from Guildford and create huge atmospheric sounds, they bring to mind newer Muse, Radiohead and in vocal style a bit of Wild Beasts - so all round a really tight mix of well thought out... Continue Reading →

Innocents // Safe Lander

Dreamy, disco, funk, pop. Bit of a random set of words but there you have it. There's a 70s funk bassline, 80s muted guitar hook, synth and new wave type whispered vocals. It's a confusingly amazing track. Think Tame Impala, elements of Melody's Echo Chamber, some Pulp and maybe even some Psychedelic Furs and you'll... Continue Reading →

Inver // FRMR

FRMR is creating what seems like new-school folk music taking inspiration from traditional folk and newer electro sampling tracks. Inver is multilayered and is incredibly well textured. Everything seems to be a quite obscure choice but really does work. The pulsing bassline, the haunting children singing, the strings and almost random drum fills. Like nothing... Continue Reading →

Get Ready with Me // Lucky Iris

There is a good way and a bad way to create soft atmosphere without making a mainstream pop tune and Lucky Iris pull it off really well. It seems that they have been crafting the perfect summer indie pop beach party EP - Turns Out We Should Have Stayed At Home. Get Ready With Me... Continue Reading →

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