Alive with sounds that pop and click in and out of focus, ‘Fabric’ gives us a vivid, textured glimpse into Fears’ forthcoming album Oíche that is all about motion.
KK Lewis’ ‘First Bus Home’ that delves into an inviting slow-burn alt-pop sound that sways back and forth gently around Lewis soulful vocal.
An expansive music comes to the fore in Xona’s deeply woven new single ‘Waiting’. Set against a large-scale sense of depth, Xona’s vocal takes centre stage as the track rises and falls with lasting hooks and beats.
A beautifully set instrumental soaked in atmosphere, intricacy and reverb, the multi-layered tapestry off obscured sounds found in Sarah Michelle’s ‘For All The Things Lost’ is a joy to delve into.
Surround in a fragility that sprawls across the intimate core of Silent Ghost’s ‘Outpatient Fantasy’, the sound and production match the songwriting and performance perfectly.
A lush offering from Elkae, ‘Girls Like You Like Me’ shimmers from start to finish with a defined production that switches hooks, beats and melodies in the blink of an eye.
An intricate music comes flowing out from Sun Collective’s ‘Ogham Scars’. Featuring Gemma Doherty, the track creates and builds a soundscape that reaches far into the textural backdrop of the music.
Ra Gerra’s sophomore release ‘Pressure’ contorts with ominous electronic sounds that rest with tonal restlessness beneath a bristling delivery of interlocking wordplay that melds thematically and sonically with the beat.
A restless music comes bursting forth on Orla Gartland’s fast-paced new single ‘Zombie!’, conveying the need to outwardly express repressed emotions the song finds Gartland delivering a powerhouse performance that captures the meaning.
A hazy blend of alternative hip-hop, far-reaching vocals textures and jazz-infused overtones Ugolino’s ‘Early Hours’ makes for a compelling music that has real weight to it.
A soaring vocal performance takes centre stage on Sorcha Fahy’s epically set single ‘No Sleep’. A dynamically charged sound builds around Fahy throughout, making for an ambitious and enchanting music.
The title-track from Joshua Burnside’s forthcoming Higher Places, the handcrafted harmonies, warm indie-folk and compelling core of Burnside’s latest offering result in an engrossing glimpse into its parent album.
Raw, bare-boned and exposed. Nothing is held back or hidden on Strange Boy’s striking new single ‘Waiting’. Honest in every way possible.
A serene slice of alt-pop from Lydia Ford, ‘Feel It For You’ is a vibrant, richly coloured offering from the artist built around a strong backdrop of hooks and beats.