Aly & AJ – Take Me

17 Aug

Was in no way expecting the new Aly and AJ single to be such a synthbop but it really is! Perfect summer pop with an 80s tinge.

Ria Mae – Bend

17 Aug

Another quick mention for this total earworm. There’s now a video and ‘Bend’ remains one of the under the radar bops of the year.

Beatrice Eli – That’s Not Us

17 Aug

Following one of the bangers of the year (‘Careful’) was always going to be a challenge. Beatrice has opted for dark and moody with ‘That’s Not Us’, which appears to describe a relationship which has had it’s day although the protagonist appears to not want to face up to the demise of the coupling. It goes all a bit industrial technoey in places and we love it.

 

TOFFE – Kayak

17 Aug

Huge new tune from TOFFE which is St Lucia meets Bastille with a distinct Scandi flavour (he’s Swedish of course). This one is a monster bop.

Sam Smyers featuring M.Maggie – Motion

17 Aug

Being a M.Maggie fan we stumbled across this bright and shiny but not quite tropical bop ‘Motion’. Nice work Sam and good choice of vocalist.

Maya Payne – Something We Once Knew

17 Aug

It seems a lifetime ago that we mentioned Maya Payne on Teases and Dares. She is growing in sound and stature and new tune ‘Something We Once Knew’ goes for the pop jugular with success.

Geowulf – Drink Too Much

17 Aug

Summery jangle pop from these 90s referencing indie popsters. Not our first feature on Geowulf and we love their sweet as sugar sound.