Category Archives: Pop

SOHN – CONRAD (Alternative – UK)

SOHN

London-born and Vienna-based SOHN has been making big strides in recent years. 2014 saw the release of his debut album, Tremors, a subtle mix of soulful vocals and chopped up electronic beats, which earned him rave reviews across the board.

His new single “Conrad”, released in November on legendary independent label 4AD, is taken off his forthcoming album Rennen, which will be released on 13th January 2017.

Sohn has also announced new tour dates in Europe and North America for 2017.For more info, go to his website or Facebook. Buy the music on

MEHARI – LONG WAY HOME (Alt/Indie – France)

Mehari

Formed in 2010 by Matthieu Hernandez (keys/vocals) and Pierre-Henri Izambert (on guitars, keys and bass), later joined by Denis Degioanni on drums, Mehari is an indie synth combo based out of Toulouse in Southern France.

Released by Champcaine Records, “Long Way Home” is a slow-moving, atmospheric piece featuring cosmic synths, funky guitars and evocative lyrics. Clocking in at 5 minutes 25 seconds this track is like a glimpse of summer in the dark winter days.

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BAG RAIDERS – CHECKMATE EP (Synth/Pop – Australia)

Bag Raiders

Australian duo Bag Raiders have shared the Checkmate EP, the last in a series of EPs released over 2015-2016. The pair keeps things tropical and chilled with this groovy new offering.

The title track of this new EP is a euphoric dancy electro number featuring vocals from SAFIA frontman Benjamin Joseph. “Checkmate” is built around infectious melodies and catchy vocals backed by soaring synths and intricate beats.

The EP features two other tunes alongside the title track: “Magic Feel” and “Breakdown”.

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ВРЕМЯ И СТЕКЛО – НАВЕРНОПОТОМУЧТО (Dance/Pop – Ukraine)

Vremya i Steklo

After the mind-boggling success of single “Имя 505” (over 100M views on YouTube), Ukrainian synthpop duo Время и Стекло (Vremya i Steklo) is back with yet another infectious electro-tinged pop gem. New single “Навернопотомучто” is an hymn to the late-night revels which brings echoes of the summer that slowly surrenders to autumn.

As per usual, Nadya Dorofeeva and Pozitiv have come up with an eye-catching music video for the new song and it’s already gone viral! Premiered on YouTube two months ago, it has been watched over 21M times to date. Get an eyeful below!

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WOODES – THE THAW (ElectroPop – Australia)

Woodes

Woodes is the moniker for 24-year-old Melbourne based producer, singer and songwriter Elle Graham, whose quick ascension into the limelight has caused many a head to turn. After the success of her debut solo single “Daggers & Knives” (over 120,000 views on YouTube and solid airplay on Triple j unearthed and FBi Radio), Woodes recently shared new track “The Thaw” which was co-written and co-produced by fellow Melbournian artist LANKS.

“The Thaw” is another powerfully beautiful track, which combines Graham’s poetic lyrics with a clever mix of textured synths and subtle beats. She is currently collaborating with local and international artists including Kilter, Milwaukee Banks, Set Mo, Kintaro, FØRD and Golden Vessel on some new tunes and she has a remix EP just out for “The Thaw”.

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