Balloons of Memories delves into the complexities of the past with piercing levels of depth, detail and devotion.
Cardiff’s own electro-rock extraordinaires The Vanities storm through with a full-length album of absolute anthems this season.
Hamburg’s Chris Flyke rebuilds the neon arena with another full-length album of originals crafted with style and care alike.
Big beats and the blissfully nostalgic embrace of melodic synths and multiple layers of colour – Coolmowee brings back the dance-pop weight and warmth of a simpler era, with a series of catchy releases.
Creative is the key, the track showcasing strength of ability in both the unorthodox intricacies and the sheer weight and immersive energy of the drops.
Retro electronica with big beats and multiple layers of synths raining down all around – EileenNoise and Anna Awe join forces for the surprisingly soulful, hard-hitting electronic rock track Have It All.
Donna O. Raphael returns to light up the electronic composition world with retro tones and emotive melodies combined – Heart Rhythm sings a journey of love and connection as it pours through the speakers.
Genre-fusing indie alternatives Land craft an EP of originals that stand tall on their strength of songwriting, unique vocals, and multi-layered ambiances of nostalgic origins.
Introducing a captivating journey through colourful musicianship, experimental sound-play, and distant spoken word in the style of a documentary voice over.
Freshly crafted with a fine combination of crisp, contemporary elements and clear eighties inspiration – producer Maxime Luft delves into the art-form with passion and precision.
Uniquely synth-kissed production meets with addictive afrobeat rhythms and a clear level of vocal identity – introducing a stylishly recognisable Love Letter, from Phoenix artist Dejxh.
Stunning, in short – a defiant highlight from the year so far, rooted amidst some legendary sounds but more firmly connected to the clear identity and artistic intention of the band.