HUGE tune. Lots of style but a tonne of substance too. Minimal in places yet it goes all boogie-oogie-oogie-slide (listen to the lyrcis) with a possible ice cream van sample. Gaga, Roisin and Janelle Monae put into a blender. That good.
More Norwegian pop goodness here on the new single from Philco Fiction. Sounds like Lykke Li working with M83. That’s a good combo right there. They look effortlessly stylish too.
Following the astounding Ainslie Wills EP here’s another Australian making a name for herself with an 80s-esque bit of bedroom synth pop. This one sounds like Donna Lewis covering Bruce Hornsby and the Range.
While we wait patiently for news of brand spanking new Annie music (very near here apparently) here’s another Norwegian announcing her arrival to the already crowded but always-room-for-another female Scandipop market. Closest in sound to Tove Styrke but perhaps a tiny bit darker.
Beautiful little find from the My Old Kentucky Blog guys. The video for ‘Highway’ is a tripped out, bubblegum coloured, sun drenched, hazy shade of summer bit of loveliness. The song is similarly dreamy and the right side of experimental electroni-mericana. Is that a thing?
Australia’s Andy Bull made one of my top ten albums of the year last year. He’s now impressing me further as the producer of this single by Auguste. ‘Slow Motion’ is a dreamy bit of electro-folk – imagine Smoke Fairies covering Say Lou Lou.
RAC gets Katie Herzig to channel her inner Imogen Heap at the start of this new track before the beat drops and a swooping 80s synth shares the spotlight with the gorgeous treated vocal Katie delivers. This guy really picks his collaborators well – still very much in love with the previous single with Chelsea Lankes.