Originally intended or inspired by a reaction to all things Brexit, Paul Alty’s new collection has ended up poignantly underlining much of what the world is struggling with right now – and simultaneously delivering a worthy escape from it.
Olya’s Euro-Pop Dance track Hollywood pays tribute to the infamous land of entertainers and big dreams.
“It’s all very ‘trendy’ right now. Good quality, well-written pop music is my goal.”
This is a very Brit-centric act that delves into the psyche of 21st century British men: exploring, channelling and challenging the insecurities, desires, hangups and passions of the average Joe.
Showcasing a vastly eclectic range of influences and, ultimately, an unwavering love for music in all of its forms, this project from Lavender Galaxy brings together an impressive group of talented artists.
Fusing classic synth-play with refreshingly original melodies, the piece feels like a live keyboard performance in some ways – and rather like a nod to the dawn of electronica in others.
Artistically encapsulating the concept of consistently trying to fix or save something when the storm is still unequivocally raging on all around you. N2BLU’s return this year comes in the form of that very storm.
Repeat listens reveals a thoughtful episodic structure lashed together with a chugging 80s heart that allows modern yet dramatic vocals to flutter and shimmer high above. It’s fun, and also comes across as strangely sincere in its unabashed openness and primary-colour aesthetic.
Offering dance pop classics galore, the playlist makes for the perfect choice when looking to balance nostalgia with contemporary sound design.
The way the music slowly but surely sweeps you off your feet is a finely tuned craft that’s been absolutely mastered here.
Roaming freely amidst the trip-hop, electro pop genres, balancing delicate EDM details with soulful, heartfelt vocals, and an overall dreamlike purity and warmth that quickly embraces listeners – the single introduces the Texas trio in a professional and likable way.
Not only is the vocal talent and versatility clear, but the writing reflects the late-night thoughts and concerns of many of us, and the music follows its own notably artistic, unpredictable pathways.