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

Deptford Goth – ‘Union’

Skulking around the alley ways of SE8 London, is a 28 year old producer known as the Deptford Goth. ¬†A melancholy figure, whose music contains fragments of macabre undertones against vast graceful beats. ¬†Describing his work as ‚Äúsitting somewhere between real and synthetic‚Ä̬†it’s easy to imagine the Deptford Goth himself treading a fine line between … 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

Joey Bada$$ – ‘Waves’

The official video for Joey Bada$$ track ‘Waves’ was dropped today. ¬†The single, a forerunner from his mixtape ‘1999’, is trademark Badas$$. ¬†A nostalgic vein runs through the album, with classic hip hop sentiment woven around each track and ‘Waves’ is a prominent example of the stripped down beats that characterise the Joey Bada$$ sound. … Continue reading