Dose’ is the latest offering from Mancunian trio Posh Chocolates, an effervescent single that masterfully merges indie pop with jazz elements. The band takes a sound reminiscent of The 1975, and brings it into their own realm. Lyricist and frontman Christian Ellery sings of addiction to love and substances; ironic, as the song itself is indeed addictive.
‘Do U Notice Me?’ is the indie-pop debut from Reagan, who has been penning her sentiments from an early age. Driven by dynamic percussion, the track features delicate guitar and sporadic synth lines that all combine to create a throwback feel, with the vocal production evocative of The Cardigan’s Nina Persson. Listen to the record:
BLVFF, an authentic indie rock band hailing from Coventry, have released their powerful new single ‘Want For Nothing.’ Following the vivacious percussion and driving guitar lines, the song descends into a hushed chorus before bursting back into its anthemic energy. Emerging on the national scene as ones to watch, BLVFF are set for big things.
Candid have made a name for themselves on their local scene in Coventry with sold-out shows and impressive support slots, and now they’re taking their music to the next level. Their latest release is ‘Pulling Away’, an infectious indie rock groove that channels early Catfish and the Bottlemen, featuring unreserved lyrics and irresistible drum beats.
Daring duo Punt Guns merge together rock, electronica and pop music to create a soundscape unlike anything else on the market. Their new single, ‘Who Am I’, juxtaposes a crushing odd time guitar riff in the verses with distorted vocals and hip hop beats in the chorus. The duo’s fearlessness is what makes their music so captivating.
Alex and the Wonderland
Alex and the Wonderland have released the follow-up to their debut ‘Love’s Louder’, which received some impressive airplay. A collaboration with some high-profile guests, ‘Searching For Myself’ is an eclectic yet vulnerable second single, with roots in folk, pop, Americana and country. The lyrics are refreshingly candid about a yearning for self-discovery.
Hailing from South Wales, emerging four-piece Paisley Park excel at combining classic rock with soulful songwriting. Their new release, ‘Never Played It Safe’, is driven by an infectious guitar hook and resolute drums, and complimented by a passionate vocal performance from Jack Mason. This song is destined for big stages, and is sure to uplift audiences.
The self-titled debut EP by London based quartet Vellichor includes 5 irresistible tracks of ambient yet experimental jazz. The four musicians, each with their own accolades from performances across the global jazz scene, seek to bring the genre back into pop culture by fusing elements of throwback hip-hop and 60’s modal with contemporary jazz. Listen here.