A vivid offering from Franki, ‘are u gonna’ has a vibrancy to its sound brought to life by a melodically rich beat, hook laden songwriting and smooth vocal delivery.
Four Nights returns with the serene synth-pop of ‘Grow So Cold’. Surrounded by lush electronic textures that centre around engrossing vocals, the track has a deeply set mood.
An all-out pop offering from Pastiche, ‘Heaven’ swings for the fences as the artist delivers a full-bodied vocal above the sonci spectrum filling production.
A brooding, darkly lit offering from Sam Wickens, the growling, screeching backdrop of ‘Murky Waters’ melds perfectly with Wicken’s slow brun vocal performance.
A hypnotic psych sound comes tumbling out of the speakers during Sun Mahshene’s ‘The Righteous One’, built from floating vocals, persistant beats and a great wash of distorted guitars.
An affecting sound comes from the captivating and foreboding ‘Tidal Wave’ by Lazyrevs, set against a turbulent backdrop the track leaves a lasting impression.
A beautifully set return wrapped in a delicate atmosphere and weaved in emotionally affecting songwriting, Laura Elizabeth Hughes’ ‘Days’ is a powerful offering from an artist on the ascendance.
Aoife Carton’s vivid new single ‘Who Am I Today’ finds the songwriter returning with a striking new sound filled with the vibrancy of creativity, making for an instantly compelling listen.
Our final glimpse into Christian Cohle’s forthcoming debut album Holy Trouble, the title track conveys the weight, emotively and sonically, that Cohle has established early in his career. A brooding piece that builds the anticipation ahead of its parent album’s release.
Set against a backdrop of dreamlike, hazy repose Étáin makes creates a deeply captivating introduction with the subtle indie-folk of ‘bone house’.
A sonically contorted blend of sounds, Milk’s new single ‘You & I’ is filled with contrasting textures that add sharp edges to the hooks and melodies that make the music so engrossing.
Cherym deliver a short, sharp, shock with the gritty ‘Kisses On My Cards’. Set against a bone rattling clash of drums and angular guitars, the song has an urgency and sense of forward motion to it.
‘Tightrope Walker’ finds songwriter Robert John Ardiff delivering a delicate lyrical honesty surrounded by an organic musical backdrop that follows the meaning of the song perfectly.
Dani Larkin continues a run of truly compelling single releases ahead of her debut album Notes For A Maiden Warrior, in the shape of ‘Love Part Three’ Larkin’s powerful songwriting and voice take centre stage in a song that builds slowly and deliberately.
A big bold swing for the fences from N.O.A.H, ‘Darkest Hour’ is an ambitious offering from the band centred around big choruses, pounding beat and added layers of sonic colour by Booka Brass.
A sublimely set track, the atmospheric pop of ‘Bouquet’ takes a patient mood and creates a deep intricate sound built upon a sense of space for each vocal, beat and melody.
Providing a further glimpse into New Pagans’ forthcoming debut The Seed, The Vessel, The Roots And All, ‘Harbour’ contains the group’s unrelenting visceral sound within a track that is uncompromising and propellant.
Havvk makes their return with the restless buzzsaw sound of ‘Home’. Taken from the band’s forthcoming sophomore album, the angular dynamic music of comeback single is a striking sign of things to come.
Pixie Cut Rhythm Orchestra deliver a spikey alt-rock sound with ‘I Didn’t Love You When I Said I Did and I Don’t Now’. Blasting through a haze of jangle guitar, the bristling music is pulled into focus by a powerful vocal.
Set to a slow-burn pulse, J Smiths’ ‘I’m Sorry’, which features a guest vocal from Nnic, is a lush offering where the subtle musicality of the track deftly melds with gentle songwriting.
A sonically rich offering from Ward, ‘In Two Minds’ melds a myriad of sounds into one slick milieu that has an endlessly smooth vibe to it.
Soaked in atmosphere, Greywind’s ‘Am I Asleep?’ has a multi-layered depth of field that finds the duo blending their alt-rock foundations with a texturally rich backdrop.
Centred around a spiky, growled indie sound, Happyalone’s ‘Let’s Run Away’ takes on a turbulent sound that plays with the gritty production and hooky choruses.
A bold harmonically layered music occupies Vale’s ‘All Rise’. Awash with reverberant soundscapes, this track has an instantly unique sense of individuality.
A full-bodied folk offering from Moon Looks On, ‘Carry You, Carry Me’ has a handmade intimacy that is hard to ignore as the songwriting and overall sound meld within an inviting track.
Sun.Set.Ships have returned with the deeply set indietronic ‘Truth’. The trio’s comeback single is emotionally tense and cast across a production with a real sense of weight.
Elkin have undergone a seismic sonic sea-change in the texturally deep shape of ‘Kismet’. An abstract slice alt-pop, Elkin redefine themselves with a compelling new sound.
Taken from the forthcoming Class Exercises EP, ‘Jamie’ finds Æ Mak creating a rumbling, growling sound shaped by a heavy undercurrent, punctuating beats and vocal weaving.
A refreshing slice of vivid pop hooks, melodies and beats, Slaney returns with the colourful sonic flousihes of ‘Chameleon’, resulting an instantly captivating offering from the rising pop artist.
NewDad return with the icy and dynamically charged new single ‘I Don’t Recognise You’, centred around intricate bedrock of woven guitar lines, rise and fall drum beats and a enthralling vocal, the band once again highlight why they are such a compelling new prospect on the scene.
Awash with great waves of texture, Fears slow-burn and tense new single ‘Vines’ has a patient brooding mood that builds with each passing emergent beat and distant vocal.
KK Lewis delivers an intricate sound on ‘Good Enough’. Impactful and confident, the track has strong backbone built around Lewis powerful vocal push and pull.
A joyfully vivid sound comes bursting out of the speakers with Bobbi Arlo’s ‘Feel It’. Alive with hooks, lush beats and pin-point production, the song is brought to the fore by Arlo’s soulful vocal performance.
A stylistically smooth offering from Carrie Baxter, ‘Without You’ wraps a rich neo-soul sound around Baxter’s glistening vocal and juxtasposed by Nealo’s pin-point wordplay.
An attention grabbing offering from Marlae, the buzzing electronic backdrop and hushed vocal found on ‘Heartache’ create a striking contrast for the song to build upon.
A vibrant retro synth-pop sound emanates from Midnight Wayne’s lush new single ‘It’s Alright, Hold On Tight’. Set against a backdrop of highly-stylised production, this track is one that begs repeating.
Jackie Beverly intimate re-imagining of James Vincent McMorrow’s ‘Headlights’ finds its power in the gentle presence of Beverly’s heartfelt vocal as it takes centre-stage and conveys the emotive core of the lyrics.
A truly powerful performance lies at the core of Rebekah Fitch’s ‘Loose Ends’, built from a dyanmically leading vocal and a swing for fences production, the track is a stand-out.
Mide Houlihan delivers a striking turn on the single ‘Without Me’, lyrically intricate and subtle, the track has a precise sense of self conveyed in Houlihan’s centred vocal.
A soaring yet emotionally wraught offering from Orian, the dramatic lifts and falls of ‘What Pulls You’ makes for a striking release from the artist.
A gently set offering from Kevin Herm Connolly, the raw emotive sound of ‘Underneath’ finds the songwriting and guest vocalist Bennie Reilly delivering a deeply emotive performance atop a layer indie-folk sound.
Afterbliss deliver an ambitous sound on the turbulent new single ‘Kiss & Tell’, set around a full-bodied production, the track packs a punch via the band’s tightly woven interplay.