LA-based Overjoy have been bubbling away for a while now and with the Same EP, their first release on One / Half Records, the trio pushes dance music’s potential into new territories. They blend dreamy cinematic vocals, crisp organic beats and lush synths to create deeply emotive electro-infused pop.
“Same” comes with a really nice B-side, “Women”, and the EP is out now on One / Half Records, an imprint based in Los Angeles and run by Kauf & Joseph August.
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”.
“Prettiest Virgin” is the first single from electro pop outfit Agar Agar. Recently signed to Cracki Records, the Paris-based duo consisting of singer Clara Cappagli and producer Armand Bultheel is putting the finishing touches to their debut EP, scheduled for September 2016.
“Prettiest Virgin” is a spellbinding 6-minute late night disco pop jam, laced with layers of icy synths and sleek minimal beats. Singer Clara lights up the dancefloor with her smooth and sultry vocals that tell the same old bittersweet story of unrequited love at the disco.
Sydney singer-songwriter Elizabeth Rose artist has already won hearts on radio stations and stages in Europe, the US and at home and she is finally releasing her debut album. Documenting her journey from posting self-produced songs on SoundCloud to collaborating with artists such as Flight Facilites and releasing highly-praised EPs, her 12-track debut is an eclectic and RNB-leaning collection of sleek future pop. Once one of the most promising young talents in the local music scene, Elizabeth Rose has blossomed into a bold and self-assured artist with a sound that’s wholly hers.
Calling on featured artists like Chrome Sparks (in the futuristic and soaring ‘Another Earth’), Seekae’s George Nicholas (in the absorbing ‘Close’) and M-Phazes (via ‘Shoulda Coulda Woulda’ and the glitch-filled ‘One Shot’) to name a few, Elizabeth Rose has merged an electronic landscape covered in layered sounds with deep beats that swell, drop and expand against her rich and powerful vocals.
Elizabeth Rose’s work is visceral, urgent and inherently infectious. “It’s me, exploring what I think and believe… Finally, I feel like I can make big statements.”
UK synth pop diva Little Boots has just shared the video for ‘Get Things Done’, the latest single taken off her new album Working Girl. The video was directed by designer and artist Nova Dando, who was the stylist for La Roux, Klaxons and The Gossip and has also directed videos for The New Sins or Bloc Party. and the whole team involved. Check it out below and shake off the post-weekend dullness.
Little Boots also announced new live dates in Mexico, Barcelona and Paris for the rest of the Working Girl tour. Get your tickets on the official site or Facebook. Download the album on
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