A darkly lit banger from Pastiche, ‘Disco Junkie’ has an electro-pop swagger to it that emanates from every beat, verse and chorus.
Sharp edged hip-hop from Loud Motive, ‘Astronauts’ is layered in beats that snap succinctly behind Loud Motive’s spiky wordplay and delivery.
‘Like I Do’ has a smooth delivery that highlights Brenna Carroll as a songwriter who can shape mood and tone around slick musicality and wordplay.
‘Craobhacha’ ties together intricate songwriting with stylised production as Síomha and the Olllam blend melodies and meaning into one.
A serene offering from Badhands, ‘When I Think About You’ weaves a big ambitious indie sound around heartfelt songwriting and production.
Sweeping alt-pop ballad from Ellen Arthur Blyth, ‘Nine’ is built atop a far-reaching soundscape that allows the artists soaring vocal to rise and fall in equal measure.
A gently set ballad from Saibh Skelly, the beautiful poised performance and subtle production of ‘Fix It To Break It’ make for a truly compelling listen.