Brightside offer a creative synth soundscape for blissful escapism, an eighties-style, addictive beat, and a song that connects for its intimate and quietly affectionate nature.
Tackling capitalism in a genuine, heartfelt and emotive manner, Funny takes seemingly simple concepts and references, and prompts you to take a moment to really look inwards and figure out what truly matters in life.
This visual and audio release from SPLICY effectively utilises a synth-soaked, 70’s pop vibe to create an implication of contrast between the female icons of that decade, and the contemporary girls who spend their time trying to get the right angle and filter for an Instagram post. The artwork and this multi-coloured, rainbow-kissed image represents … Continued
Blending the classic vocals of a big-band, indie hit from yesteryear, with multiple layers of distorted, euphoric synths – Kiss Me Like The Devil boldly walks the line between optimism & melancholy.
An ever-intriguing Thamatic get the chemistry on point with this EP. Offering up everything from image and concept to sound, style and intention, this trilogy shines light on everything it means to be an indie act on their way to something meaningful and lasting. First we have the mellow yet uplifting, increasingly ambient and immersive … Continued
Everything resolves perfectly, intrigue is followed by answers, and then when you revisit the song, the entire structure, passion and positivity of it shine with unquestionable brightness.
VOLLÉSTAD’s music is a must. A producer with a clear love for the process, a connection to his audience, and a desire to uplift and immerse listeners with refreshing, finely crafted escapism.
What begins as a scratch DJ demo of sorts, soon evolves through various details of an industrial soundscape, towards a soulful RnB vocal line and plenty of space for conceptual consideration.
Stylishly fusing a retro, synth-heavy dance backdrop, feeling all at once cinematic & gaming ready, Rise From The Grave has already amassed an impressive number of streams online, and Joel’s alternative pop identity is proving increasingly appealing.
Fusing a simple yet addictive string riff, with a contemporary beat and a doubled-vocal line that digs deep into personal relations and reflections on life – RianMusic’s The One is a uniquely recognisable song that quickly leaves its mark.
Leading with ambient vibes designed and destined to offer delicacy and calm when needed, NeilGrandeur’s latest single is one that uniquely balances subtle layers of hip hop, trip hop and pop in a softly dreamlike manner.
Initially reminiscent of M83, an eighties aura soon emerges, blending warm synths with an overall comforting audio wash that softens every edge yet embraces the listener in an energizing, uplifting fashion.