Fyfe – ‘Solace’

Yet another faceless artist has emerged with a rather brilliant electronic-pop track. ¬†We might ¬†not yet know much about Fyfe, but what we do know is that debut release ‘Solace’ is a stripped-back, mournful sounding track littered with¬†somber¬†lyrics about rejection and loss. ¬†Cheery stuff. ¬†Nevertheless, its simplicity and clean tones are a winner and the … Continue reading

Sir Sly – ‘Gold’

The band behind much lauded single ‘Ghost’ have unveiled themselves as LA trio Sir Sly ahead of the release of a second track. ¬†The follow-up is titled ‘Gold’ and much like their debut single, features a concoction of artful electronic textures but with a darker, harder edge. ¬†Recorded, mixed and mastered at home by the … Continue reading

M√ė – ‘Glass’

We love a great Dane and this Copenhagen native is really rather brilliant.¬†Karen ‘M√ė’¬†√ėrsted makes music with a distinctive mix of influences from electro, hip hop, indie and soul. ¬†Latest single ‘Glass’ is a sauntering display of candied pop, lacerated with¬†M√ė’s acerbic views on growing up and moving on. ¬†Synths shatter around lithe vocal melodies, … Continue reading

Bat For Lashes – ‘A Wall’

As a long term fan and¬†possessor¬†of a borderline-obsessive girl crush on Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, the announcement of their video release for single ‘A Wall’ sent me into an internet stalking frenzy. ¬†The single is taken from latest album ‘The Haunted Man’, released in October is a typically enigmatic, synth-pop affair. ¬†The¬†video features … Continue reading

O Safari – ‘Taxi’

Sometimes you just really, really want to listen to a bit of French synth-pop, non? ¬†Comin’ straight outta Rennes, O Safari deliver a blend of 80’s camp with a bit of that good old¬†French charm. ¬†You may not be able to understand a word of what they’re saying, but it won’t stop you shimmying around … Continue reading

Empress Of – ‘Don’t Tell Me’

Brooklyn’s Lorely Rodriguez introduces herself as a ‘project of sight and sound’ and intrigue in Rodriguez’s work is growing, following the release of anonymously uploaded ‘Colorminutes’ – a series of minute-long snippets of her songs, matched with a corresponding colour. ¬†The ‘Colourminutes’ project proved to be a teasing precursor of what was to come, with … Continue reading

Chvrches – ‘The Mother We Share’

Glasgow trio Chvrches are back with follow-up single ‘The Mother We Share’, lead by the sweet-natured vocals of singer Lauren Mayberry this lyrical-electro power pop single soars through the air on a bed of dizzy keyboards and percussion claps. ¬†The single follows equally resplendent debut offering ‘Lies’ and is out on 5 November via National … Continue reading