• Resin – HOARSE

    June 27, 2017  /  Resin


    Location: Los Angeles FFO: Portishead, Nine Inch Nails Label: Independent   “One-woman band” Resin has just released the incredible ‘Hoarse’, a track taken from her forthcoming album Fidget out this summer. It’s a dirty, industrial and otherworldly pop gem that is well worth getting excited about.

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  • NRVS LVRS – Castling

    June 27, 2017  /  NVRS LVRS


    Location: San Francisco FFO: The Knife, Beach House Label: Hz Castle Records   NRVS LVRS is the “dreamy darkwave project of husband & wife duo Andrew Gomez and Bevin Fernandez” and ‘Castling’ is their fantastic new, slightly Twin Peaks-y (the show not the band) track. The dreamy synths work unbelievably perfectly with Fernandez’ voice. Their […]

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  • Moglii ft. Novaa – Fantasy

    June 27, 2017  /  Moglii


    Location: Germany FFO: The Derevolutions, MIYNT Label: Majestic Casual Records   Taken from “wunderkind producer” Moglii’s debut EP Naboo (based on that planet in Star Wars), this Novaa featuring track is a dreamy summer pop song that is sure to stay in your head for days.

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  • Secret Weapons – Ghost

    June 27, 2017  /  Secret Weapons


    Location: New York FFO: Depeche Mode, Daft Punk Label: Epic Records   From writing music by day and putting on parties by night to topping Spotify’s viral chart and performing at Lollapalooza, Secret Weapons are on the up and up. New single ‘Ghost’ is a funky, danceable and exciting addition to their already brilliant collection […]

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  • Twist Helix – Little Buildings

    June 26, 2017  /  Twist Helix


    Location: Newcastle FFO: Playground Theory, Denature Label: North The Wall   Newcastle electro-poppers Twist Helix are back with their new single ‘Little Buildings’. The track seems to constantly build from dramatic verses into massive choruses. There’s a dark, gritty tone to the track, which somehow compliments the euphoric sound perfectly.

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  • Sariah Mae – Somethings

    June 26, 2017  /  Sariah Mae


    Location: Los Angeles FFO: Jay Som Label: Independent   The debut single from LA artist Sariah Mae is fantastic. Full of promise for things to come, it’s a chilled, summery, slightly melancholy track perfect for this time of year. Listen out for backing vocals by Cold War Kids’ Matthew Schwartz too.

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  • NoMBe – Do Whatchu Want To Me

    June 26, 2017


    Location: Los Angeles FFO: Glass Animals, Tame Impala Label: TH3RD BRAIN Records   NoMBe wrote this new track as “an open love letter from a surfer to a wave”, using the surfer as a personification of dedication, love and excitement. The slightly psychedelic, string driven track is a chilled out journey of escapism and desire, […]

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  • LANKS – Comfortable

    June 26, 2017


    Location: Melbourne FFO: Temper Trap, George Maple Label: Independent   On this new track, LANKS’ soft, soothing voice glides atop delicate electronics, creating a dreamy effect. Following last year’s Viet Rose EP, ‘Comfortable’ is the first single from his upcoming album out later this year.

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  • The Van T’s – Fresh Meat

    June 23, 2017  /  The Van T's

    Location: Glasgow FFO: Wolf Alice, Nirvana Label: Lab Records   The Van T’s are an upcoming Scottish quartet who are about to blow up massively. Their new track ‘Fresh Meat’ is dirty and grungey, sounding like Wolf Alice crossed with Nirvana, which is obviously an intensely brilliant combination of sounds.  

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  • Teddy and The Love Gang – The Explorer

    June 23, 2017  /  Teddy and The Love Gang

    Location: Oslo FFO: Gorillaz, MGMT Label: Painted Black   Oslo-based Teddy and The Love Gang have just released their weird and wonderful new track ‘The Explorer’. With its simple keyboard riff and lyrics of ‘endless universes’, it’s a quirky, slightly psychedelic track that’s sure to get stuck in your head.  

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  • Naked Six – Broken Fairytale

    June 22, 2017  /  Naked Six


    Location: York FFO: MOSES, Get Inuit Label: Unsigned Naked Six are an unsigned 3-piece band based in York. Seb Byford (York) on guitar and lead vocals, Caleb Quaye (London) on bass guitar and Tom Witts (Brighton) on drums.

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  • ONBC – Tombstone

    June 22, 2017  /  ONBC

    https://play.spotify.com/album/33Sgx52R2DdiMpWfj07cdx?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=open Read more
  • Salt Cathedral – Always There When I Need You

    June 22, 2017  /  Salt Cathedral


    Location: New York, US/ Colombia FFO: Vallis Alps, Christine and the Queens Label: Unsigned ‘Always There When I Need You,’ the first track to be released from rising Colombian duo Salt Cathedral‘s forthcoming debut album Big Waves // Small Waves. The Colombian-born New York-based duo – aka. Juliana Ronderos and Nicolas Losada – weave a […]

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  • Larkins – Sugar Sweet

    June 22, 2017  /  Larkins


    Location: Manchester FFO: Marsicans, Riscas Label: Scruff Of The Neck Manchester four-piece Larkins return with their latest single ‘Sugar Sweet’. Jangly guitars, tropical tones and anthemic choruses abound, ‘Sugar Sweet’ is a festival-ready track that sees the band inject a bit of fun into the indie-pop crowd.

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  • Banoffee – Ripe

    June 22, 2017  /  Banoffee


    Location: Los Angeles, US/ Australia FFO: Little Dragon, Charli XCX, PC Music Label: Remote Control Records / Dot Dash & 10k Islands Banoffee is back with her bonkers new track ‘Ripe’! Drawing influences and sounds from a number of places including Scandi-pop and PC Music, the echoes of Little Dragon and even Charli XCX are […]

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  • BERRIES – Wild Vow

    June 22, 2017  /  BERRIES


    Location: London FFO: Biffy Clyro, Subways Label: Scruff of The Neck “‘Wild Vow’ is the first single taken from our second EP due out later this year. We have cranked up the distortion and gone slightly heavier with the riffs and drums – the lyrics bring with them a delicious hint of dry sarcasm based around […]

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  • courtship. – Perfect People

    June 22, 2017  /  courtship.


    Location: Los Angeles, USA FFO: MGMT Label: Unknown Look no further for your new summer anthem, courtship. have you covered with ‘Perfect People’!

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  • Matt Elle – Come out with Me

    June 22, 2017  /  Matt Elle


    Location: New York, USA FFO: Joseph of Mercury Label: Unsigned “‘Come out with Me’ is an upbeat track for the quiet OTHER voice in my head saying Yes.” Releasing in digital outlets Thursday June 22.

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  • Flawes – Forever

    June 21, 2017  /  Flawes


    Location: Huddersfield / London FFO: Hunter & The Bear, Moses Label: Red Bull Records ‘Forever’ was premiered on Radio 1 by Huw Stephens after Flawes were handpicked to play at Radio 1’s Big Weekend last month, as well as slots at this year’s Great Escape, Live At Leeds, supports with Francis & The Lights etc. It’s […]

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  • GL – Reflect

    June 21, 2017  /  GL


    Location: Melbourne, Australia FFO: Alvvays, Sylvan Esso Label: Plastic World & Midnight Feature GL have premiered new track ‘Reflect’, the second half of their double-A-sided single Destiny/Reflect (available now). Locking themselves away in the studio after a very busy summer at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Splore Festival (NZ), Paradise Music Festival + The Plot, GL will […]

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  • AUGUST – Chemical

    June 21, 2017  /  AUGUST


    Location: London FFO: Joe Jury Label: Unknown ‘Chemical’ is an epic yet delicate song about rekindling a love growing cold and takes inspiration from the word ‘passion’ originally meaning ‘willing to suffer’. Hughes explains, “To truly love is to walk through both joy and suffering, this song is about trying to handle both of these […]

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    June 21, 2017  /  RAT BOY

    https://open.spotify.com/track/1xrwc4aRmqLLzwRuFjSBKs Read more
  • Vasser – Little Things

    June 21, 2017  /  Vasser


    Location: London FFO: Jacqui Sui Label: Unsigned Effortlessly blending organic, acoustic textures and atmospheric electronics, ‘Little Things’ details the minutiae of a relationship which is slowly but surely dying out. It’s another confessional but cooly-controlled step forward from Vasser, a still-just-18-year-old singer and producer hard at work on his craft. “Little Things is the first […]

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  • Paris Youth Foundation – Missing The Mark

    June 21, 2017  /  Paris Youth Foundation


    Location: Liverpool FFO: The Sherlocks, Shanghai Blues Label: Unsigned Relaying back to their last track Lost Cause, ‘Missing the Mark’ further explores the agonies of romantic relationships. The track is the latest release as part of the band’s love letters compilation, inspired by frontman Kevin Potter’s personal anecdotes. Potter’s melodic voice haunts the listener to […]

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  • Antonioni – Love Is A Landmark

    June 21, 2017  /  Antonioni


    Location: Seattle, USA FFO: Mothers, Chastity Belt, Jay Som Label: Den Tapes Seattle’s Antonioni crafts dreamy, grunge-tinged indie rock around the songwriting of vocalist/guitarist Sarah Pasillas. Antonioni released their first record, an EP titled Lullablaze, on April 21, 2017, on Den Tapes, a budding Seattle indie-label.

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  • Olivia Ter Berg – Let Me In

    June 21, 2017  /  Olivia Ter Berg

    https://play.spotify.com/track/1Dr5fk2lUiKs6ptru3vdOD?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=open Read more
  • Greg Duffy – Southampton

    June 21, 2017  /  Greg Duffy

    https://play.spotify.com/track/0c6QeV3Z4PAfd9zgjfIsQ3?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=open Read more
  • Lunar – Glad You Stayed

    June 20, 2017  /  Lunar


    Location: London FFO: Loop, Mabel, Liv Dawson Label: Unsigned Brand new London artist here for you, meet Lunar, the new electro-pop, soul-infused artist who’s going to steal your heart.  

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  • Chloé Gisele – Whine Up (Feat Bunji Garlin)

    June 20, 2017  /  Chloé Gisele


    Location: Sweden FFO: Raye, Ray BLK, Ella Eyre Label: Cosmos Music Emerging Swedish singer Chloé Gisele has unveiled her debut single, ‘Whine Up’, alongside Trinidadian soca artist Bunji Garlin. Produced by Anderz Wrethov and Lowgan, the feel-good summer anthem immediately stands out with its catchy hook and blend of pop, R&B and dancehall.  

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  • Executive Toys – Sunken Crate

    June 20, 2017  /  Executive Toys


    Location: London FFO: Ariel Pink, B52’s, John Maus Label: Nice Nights Records Get your fill of new wave music with Executive Toys’ new track ‘Sunken Crate’, it’s sure to take you on a sunny trip of psych-y, synthy goodness.

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  • Winter Aid – The Night Goes

    June 20, 2017  /  Winter Aid


    Location: Dublin FFO: Peter Broderick, DM Stith, Efterklang Label: Bluestack Records You know how nice it is when you’re in a tent and you can hear the rain outside? Well, that would be the perfect setting to listen to this track. Complete with a nice bit of synthy goodness.  

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  • LCAW – Nobody Else But You

    June 20, 2017  /  LCAW


    Location: Munich FFO: London Grammar, Mansionair, RUFUS Label: Columbia Records ‘Nobody Else But You’ continues LCAW’s undeniable talent for combining pop with modern beats and electronic structures, supporting warm, classical harmonies. Leon said: “This song is about feeling like a child again. I remember when I was a kid that I thought anything was possible, that […]

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  • April Towers – Takes One To Know One

    June 19, 2017  /  April Towers


    Location: Nottingham FFO: Dive In, Asylums, Zibra Label: Unsigned The duo have been away from the spotlight in recent months honing the finishing touches to their debut album Certified Freaky. Recorded at Soho’s legendary Dean Street Studios in the same room David Bowie recorded Diamond Dogs, the album is co-produced with highly revered electronic artist/DJ […]

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  • THREE LAWS – Siren Song

    June 19, 2017  /  THREE LAWS


    Location: London FFO: Petite Rouge, Cammie Robinson, Tears & Marble Label: Unsigned Atmospheric duo Three Laws share their new track ‘Siren Song’. Combining celestial vocals and electronic beats, the pair creates a brooding and immersive sound. The song itself is a tale of runaway love, taking the listener on a journey; from romantic memories to a […]

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  • Sälen – So Rude

    June 19, 2017  /  Sälen

    Location: London FFO: Skott, Shy Luv, Cosima Label: Island Records The latest in a string of acerbic pop songs, East London trio, Sälen,  are back at it again with the sickly sweet, lyrically blunt tracks.

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  • Amelie No – Stranger Body

    June 19, 2017  /  Amelie No


    Location: Quebec City, Canada FFO: Ugly Girls, LA Witch Label: Unsigned “Stranger Body is about resilience and adaptation. Recognising internal change is at once beautiful and terrifying; and although peace of mind may take the time to obtain, acceptance of one’s own condition is the first step.”  

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  • Fizzy Blood – Summer Of Luv

    June 19, 2017  /  Fizzy Blood


    Location: Leeds FFO: Asylums, Weirds, The Shimmer Band Label: Killing Moon Another instalment of fizz from out favourite alt-rockers, Fizzy Blood, this time they’re getting us ready for a summer full of good times and great feelings, with ‘Summer of Luv’.

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  • LAOISE – Shooting

    June 19, 2017  /  LAOISE


    Location: Dublin, Ireland FFO: Maria Kelly, RUTH, We Cut Corners Label: Unsigned Irish electro-pop sensation LAOISE has hit us hard with ‘Shooting’, the track which completes her hotly-anticipated debut EP Halfway. “Shooting is probably my favourite track off the EP. In comparison to the other songs, it’s quite bare and raw. When writing it, I feel […]

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  • Atlas Wynd – Eyes Fixed On The Sun

    June 19, 2017  /  Atlas Wynd


    Location: Brighton FFO: The Wytches, Banfi, Get Inuit Label: Unsigned ‘Eyes Fixed On The Sun’ is a deceptively breezy summer tune, but when the guitar comes crashing into the chorus it’s clear the band are still up to old tricks.

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  • Fascinations Grand Chorus – Wait

    June 19, 2017  /  Fascinations Grand Chorus


    Location: Brooklyn, New York FFO: Lemonade Kid, Bunderland Label: Unsigned We all love a bit of lo-fi music, especially on a day as hot as today, so ‘Wait’ from Brooklyn’s Fascinations Grand Chorus is the perfect slice of music, complete with excellent synth touches to send you off into a blissful daydream.

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  • Ikiryo – Feathers On The Magpie

    June 19, 2017  /  Ikiryo


    Location: Sweden FFO: Nirvana, Coheed & Cambria, At The Drive In Label: Unsigned A mix of alt-rock shoegaze, filled with hard-hitting tones and melodic landscapes, Sweden’s Ikiryo have really treated us here with ‘Feathers On The Magpie’.

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  • BC Unidos – Bicycle (Feat. Shungudzo)

    June 19, 2017  /  BC Unidos


    Location: Sweden FFO: Santigold, Robyn, Icona Pop Label: Sony Sweden ‘Bicycle’ is an overtly fun pop track that describes one’s epic love for their two-wheeler. With a driving baseline and irresistible melody, this groove will have you on your feet, or in a bicycle seat, in no time. The duo tapped Zimbabwean/Californian Shungudzo for the vocal feature.

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  • The Night Café – Felicity

    June 16, 2017  /  The Night Café


    Location: Liverpool, UK FFO: The Wombats, Airways Label: Kobalt Taken from their anticipated forthcoming second EP, ‘Felicity’ is an enthusiastic return from Liverpool indie-rockers The Night Café. With jangly guitar work and lush tones ‘Felicity’ shows promise from a band with many eyes on them. With slots supporting Blaenavon and The Wombats in the coming […]

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  • INDIIA – Out Of Love

    June 16, 2017  /  Indiia

    Location: Stockholm FFO: Neiked, Zara Larsson Label: Black Butter Records ‘Out Of Love’ is the duo’s  first official single which is due for release via Black Butter Records on 16th June 2017 and also features a new singer/songwriter Whitney.

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  • Amber Simone – Taught Me Better

    June 16, 2017  /  Amber Simone


    Location: East London / Hertfordshire FFO: Izzy Bizu Label: Juicebox Recordings Released on Juicebox Recordings, the song is the kind of infectious slow jam reminiscent of cinematic scores, 80s guitars and early 90s R&B with a seductive beat and soulful melody.  The track is complimented by Amber’s irresistible vocal whilst ‘Taught Me Better’ tackles the notion […]

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    June 16, 2017  /  SPQR


    Location: Liverpool FFO: Bad Sounds Label: Elevant Music Ltd. Full of personality, texture and a whole lot of energy. SPQR aka Peter Harrison is on to a bit of a winner here, isn’t he? Suffer is the first single from the debut EP ‘The House That Doubt Built’.

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  • M I S F I R E S – Do You Wanna?

    June 16, 2017  /  M I S F I R E S

    https://open.spotify.com/track/1xsoAgWVimrkGADnP14pdV Read more
  • Meadowlark – Body Lose

    June 16, 2017  /  Meadowlark


    Location: Bristol FFO: Oh Wonder, Fractures Label: All Points Meadowlark share their latest single from their forthcoming debut album Postcards. Lead by Kate’s crystalline vocals, ‘Body Lose’ is a sweet concoction of dream pop that swells into a summery haze. Postcards is released June 30th. Meadowlark have just announced a UK tour, see below for […]

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  • Wild Front – Physics

    June 16, 2017  /  Wild Front

    https://open.spotify.com/track/5FTS0Xz4ajpffIsPaskh7V Read more
  • Blackwaters – Let The Good Times Roll

    June 16, 2017  /  Blackwaters


    Location: UK FFO: Palma Violets, Sex Pistols, Fidlar Label: Self-released Teenage punk foursome BlackWaters kick the front door open with their rollicking new track ‘Let The Good Times Roll’. Having garnered support from BBC Introducing and RadioX as well as the likes of Carl Barat, John McClure, Eddie Cosens and Spike Stent, BlackWaters cement themselves as […]

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  • LAUST – Demons

    June 15, 2017  /  LAUST


    Location: Los Angeles, USA FFO: Lorde, Imagine Dragons Label: Unknown LAUST is an LA based indie artist, who combines edgy industrial sounds with angelic yet powerful vocals. There’s no doubt that LAUST is the new alternative dark pop princess that’s set to conquer us all.

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  • Babe Punch – Control

    June 15, 2017  /  Babe Punch


    Location: Nottingham, UK FFO: Wolf Alice, Sløtface, Hole Label: Self-released Nottingham noise-makers Babe Punch return with their new single ‘Control’. Previously heard on their EP of their same name, ‘Control’ is a rollicking riot of fuzzy fun crammed with taught guitar riffs, frantic drumming and a commandeering turn from vocalist Molly Godber. ‘Control’ is available […]

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  • Quiet Hollers – Funny Ways

    June 15, 2017  /  Quiet Hollers


    Location: Louisville, US FFO: We Are Scientists, Whitney, Unknown Mortal Orchestra Label: sonaBLAST! Louisville indie-rockers Quiet Hollers return with their delectable new single ‘Funny Ways’. The track marks a charming and emotive turn by the band following their previous single ‘Medicine’, discussing the compulsion of an individual who struggles to stay out of trouble. ‘Funny Ways’ is […]

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  • Crooked Teeth – Mirrors

    June 15, 2017  /  Crooked Teeth


    Location: London, UK FFO: Hot Chip, The Knife, Depeche Mode Label: Lost in the Manor London trio Crooked Teeth are back with their latest single ‘Mirrors’. The track is a robust concoction of electronica, complete with gurning synths, glacial guitar work and a droning vocal akin to the best of 80s synth pop. ‘Mirrors’ takes inspiration from […]

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  • Fairchild – So Long and Thank You

    June 15, 2017  /  Fairchild


    Location: Gold Coast, Australia FFO: Racing Glaciers, The New Division, Hurdles Label: Canvas Sounds Gold Coast six-piece Fairchild return with their latest effort ‘So Long and Thank You’. The electro-pop number is a slow-burner, easing in with rhythmic arrangements before exploding in a cacophony of sound. The single was written shortly after guitarist Tim Voeten lost […]

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  • Holy Family – There Completely

    June 14, 2017  /  Holy Family


    Location: Gothenburg / Montreal FFO: Talking Heads, Phoenix Label: Melodic Records Gothenburg-bred, Montreal-based band Holy Family make a welcome return with their stellar track ‘There Completely’. It marks their first release since their 2014 debut album Can’t Dance, Won’t Dance, Need Some Help. Merging the sound of seminal 80s band Talking Heads with the carefree […]

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  • The Wild Things – F.I.A.

    June 14, 2017  /  The Wild Things


    Location: London FFO: Anteros Label: Unsigned Premiered (shockingly) by BBC Radio London, The Wild Things are back with F.I.A (Fuck It All). Speaking about the track: “‘F.I.A. is about taking your shot and refusing to miss. It’s about owning up to your decisions and coming back stronger. It’s about standing up and being counted.”

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  • Be The Bear – Erupt

    June 14, 2017  /  Be The Bear


    Location: Gothenburg, Sweden FFO: Here Is Your Temple Label: Loud Attic Records Be The Bear is a one-woman industry – a fiercely independent female artist and producer, writing and recording her own songs in her commercial studio in Gothenburg, home to her own record label Loud Attic Records and publishing company. Be The Bear’s debut […]

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  • Fabrics – Claws

    June 14, 2017  /  Fabrics


    Location: Basingstoke FFO: Foals Label: Unsigned Indie rockers FABRICS have released third single ‘CLAWS’ following the success of their previous singles, their forthcoming really captures the band’s contemporary sound.

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  • Sunset Exotic – Ghosts

    June 14, 2017  /  Sunset Exotic


    Location: Unknown FFO: Tame Impala, Talking Heads Label: BMI “‘Ghosts’ is probably the sappiest breakup song I’ve written since I was a teenager. The song is more specifically about how two people with tonnes of history have to end up breaking things off clean, pretending the other half of the relationship is dead for their own sanity.”

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