When In May carve out an emotive and genre-fusing pathway, programmed rhythms juxtaposing the organic and crisp guitar, with a breathy vocal somewhat blurring the lines between emo-rap and The xx.
Celebrating the power of collaboration, Ryan Mills Presents joins forces with the mighty Project Parallels, Qwill, Wordsworth, & REKS, for the trip-hop and hip hop-fusion beauty of Illuminate.
Pairing electric guitar and programmed drums with reverb-soaked vocals and poetic images of a ‘wild village, unruly town’, New York Sound is subtle, even minimalist, yet still creates an immersive vastness in its melodic and rhythmic embrace.
Fragments of voice and melody light up the outer edges of this relentless and euphoric rhythm, distortion playing its part for that wholly enveloping power of sound, and structure too weighing in for a crucial dynamic; which helps shine light on the unique nuances of Robot Sunrise all the more so.
Ltronnika’s highly-anticipated new indie electronic journey brings a stream-of-consciousness melodic progression and delicate, nostalgic tones – Symphonic Dance creatively explores the intricacies and implications of its title, and in the process offers a uniquely structured, instrumentally unpredictable listen.
Admittedly nostalgic for its superb blending of trip hop-style production and that indie vocal twist of character, Time Again follows a single concept and a single lyrical question for the most part, across an expanding tapestry of immersive electronic design.
The elusive paqx creates music from the spirit and the soul, blending instrumental purity with spoken reflections and personal honesty, across uniquely ambient, beautiful playlists like the Wetakkim album.
Deeply atmospheric trip-hop production meets with breathy and soulful vocals, for an RnB-fusion single that’s as evocative as it is mood-setting and ultimately uplifting. Vironnica delivers a seductive and catchy anthem of longing to connect, for the poetic and immersive Mirage.
There’s a subtle pulse to the CURFEW project, humble threads of character in the production and playful musicianship, which all connects well to the story and inspiration at its core. The streets are quiet at night, until they’re suddenly wild.
Atmospheric depth pairs distorted darkness with intoxicating delicacy, as Maeve Bluebell Wells delivers the beautifully cinematic, poetic and powerful single Lucifer’s Dream.
Easily a new favourite from the creative Trip Hop and Indie Rap universe at large but also a distinctly refreshing highlight from the UK’s current landscape. hEVAN injects intention and unorthodox energies, promising to engage the scene with an intoxicating fusion of musical simplicity and lyrical depth.
A refreshingly original alternative to classic shoe-gaze and indie rock, with distinctly thoughtful undertones that breathe new life and literary beauty into the modern scene.