Led by Canadian twin sisters, this quirky band have been making waves with their third LP, Do Easy, a slice of dark, quirky, dream pop. They blend alluring harmonies and brooding synths for a truly out of this world experience. The album is out now on Bella Union, listen to the title track below.
Hailing from New Jersey, this young band, with lyrical cynicism way beyond their years, are a wonderfully exciting prospect. Lead singer, Ava Trilling holds together the psychedlic guitars and crashing drums with brilliant confidence, none more so than on the title track from their new EP, Slop. Listen to the track now, below.
Welsh natives, Islet, return with their brand new EP, Liquid Half Moon, a dizzying concoction of glitchy synths and glittering guitar licks. Well known for their free-flowing attitude towards band roles, with no set lead singer. Their unique brand of post-punk is most refreshing and the stand out track ‘Final Drive’ shows off their immersive sound spectacularly.
This newbie, real name George van den Broek, has a distinct mature sound, way beyond his years. His haunting and stark vocals sit beautifully alongside climactic drums. His debut EP, Harmless Melodies, shows off his woozy pop style with scintillating flair. Stream the EP on Soundcloud below.
Indie-tronica wonder kids and Catalonian cousins, Thalab’s unique sound blends the best of bands like Bon Iver and AWOLNATION in remarkably distinctive style. Trip-hop drums, bubbling pads and punchy synth stabs combine to make some truly eccentric soundscapes. Their new single, ‘2 Sails’ is a shimmering chunk of hazy electronica. Stream the new track below.Fred Stiddard