Posts tagged "Alternative"

Roundup, July #2

We roundup our picks for the must hear releases of the week. Listen to our selections below.     Troye Sivan – Rush The anticipated new single from Australian pop sensation Troye Sivan is his outright danciest to date. An energetic piano led house banger, Rush risks sounding a touch

We roundup our picks for the must hear releases of the week. Listen to our selections below.     The Chemical Brothers – Live Again The Chemical Brothers really want to make you dance again. The latest single to be shared from their anticipated upcoming album is the truly epic

Singaporean glitch pop artist Yeule staked a claim for alt-pop stardom with last year’s beguiling and brilliant Glitch Princess, an album that fused her sonic interests into a singular style that sounded incredibly future focussed. One of those interests was a shoegaze, soft-rock sensibility, noticeable in the mellow way her

Since February, singer-songwriter Marti West has released two singles, namely the vulnerable ‘Nobody Knows Me (Like You)’ and the hard-to-swallow ‘Somebody New’. Now, he returns with the culmination of it all, his self-reflective album Talking To Strangers. And the offering is best likened to a love letter. Let’s break it

When remixing Shygirl’s Woe for the artist’s deluxe edition of their debut album, Nymph_0, Björk assumed the role of an elder imparting wisdom to a confused Shygirl. The result, which switches from the original to a classic Björk baroque electronica operetta, is one of the project’s more welcome surprises. In

After seven long years, M83’s new album Fantasy has finally arrived, and it’s a sonic journey that sees Anthony Gonzalez going in search of himself. The album marks a fusion of his past selves, blending the shoegaze style of Saturdays=Youth and Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming with some of the unconventional

If anyone knows what’s going on with the artist née Christine and the Queens, now FKA Redcar, it’s likely Chris himself. Last year’s sprawling (and at times, brilliant) Redcar les adorables étoiles (prologue) proved divisive at best, compounded only by a confusing rebrand that never quite landed with the French

Karin Dreijer opens Radical Romantics with an apology. “I’ve done all the tricks that I can,” confesses Dreijer, offering us their atonement. After all, being a fan of Fever Ray is a complex experience. First introduced to the world as a genderfucked shamanic entity wielding primordial witch house beats, it

There was a time about a decade ago when the arrival of Lana Del Rey truly shook the landscape of pop, like a flower crowned earthquake, draped in an American flag and looking for oxy. This was a time when pop was on the brink of burnout. Exhausted from five

From his birthplace in Tuscany to his musical haven in the UK, musician Marti West travels the route of classic songwriting with his latest single ‘Nobody Knows Me (Like You)’, keeping to the essentials: drums, guitar, vocals, and good ol’ ‘80s synth lines.  The whole thing feels very vintage, with

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