Sophie Bom is a Los Angeles native. She got her start as a topline writer, writing lyrics and melody for pop artists such as Britney Spears, Kesha and Conor Maynard. Soon after she started touring and releasing music with her partner David Elevator in their band, Sophie and the Bom Boms. They released their EP “Shmixtape” with Columbia Records, followed by an independent release of their second EP “Going For the Heart”. After a little hiatus Sophie found herself back at her roots, sitting at piano writing songs. “Broke” is her first release as a solo artist. It is also her first venture as a producer. Sophie Bom plans to release more new music this year. Continue reading Sophie Bom – New Track “Broke”→
Taking in an eclectic range of influences, including Boards Of Canada, Moderat and the Warp Records roster, Cubicolor combine electronica expertise with lyrical depth and a haunting, pervasive vocal style. Consisting of Dutch producers Ariaan Olieroock & Peter Kriek and British producer / lead vocalist Tim Digby-Bell, the electronica three piece are following the release of their debut Brainsugar in 2016 with new track ‘Counterpart’. The track was written, recorded, produced and mixed by the band in their studio on a boat in Amsterdam. Continue reading Electronica three-piece Cubicolor – new single ‘Counterpart’→
Melbourne-based songwriter Tiaryn creates lush songs that combine her beautiful neo soul vocals with crisp instrumentation, skillful pop sensibilities and an infectious groove. ‘Who Is This’, the second single from her anticipated EP, reveals Tiaryn’s flair for expressing complex emotion sonically and lyrically. Continue reading Tiaryn drops single ‘Who Is This’ (Soundcloud Stream)→
Castlemaine-based indie artist, Eliza Hull, has just announced tour dates and her new single ‘Hard Way’ – produced by Jono Steer (Ainslie Wills, Ali Barter, Hiatus Kaiyote) at New Market Studios, Melbourne – lifted from her forthcoming EP ‘How We Disappeared’ (due mid-2018). Continue reading Eliza Hull – New Single ‘Hard Way’→
Dream-gaze syndicate Soft Science preview their new double A-side single ‘Sooner/ Paris’, via Test Pattern Records. ‘Sooner’ is the second single from the band’s forthcoming ‘Maps’ album, to be released in early June. ‘Paris’ is a wistful-blue cover of Northern Picture Library’s (NPL) 1994 track ‘Paris’. These new tracks follow the album’s first single ‘Undone / I Don’t Know Why I Love You’, which saw the band flirt with sounds closer to My Bloody Valentine and The Primitives. Continue reading Soft Science – Sooner (Soundcloud Stream)→
Musical wunderkind Black Summer, otherwise known as Rhys Toms, is back with a luminescent new song Sadness, featuring Bahamian vocalist Chloe Campbell, set for release on March 23. The perfect followup to 2017’s Young Like Me, which has racked up over three million streams across multiple platforms, Sadness is an exciting offering from the accomplished producer who is still yet to turn 15 years old. Black Summer has also dropped a truly spectacular video to accompany Sadness, directed by Tim Maxx. Continue reading Black Summer – Sadness ft. Chloe Campbell (Soundcloud)→
Taken from their forthcoming EP Pollen, ‘The End Begins Again’ shines with synth-pop grooves. Josh Allen’s vocals soar, while the ever-present saxophone you heard from the onset of the song provides a lush sound that throws back to golden days of late 70’s, early 80’s pop. A natural progression for Neon Tetra, who spent 2017 impressing with refined sounds displayed on the catchy ‘Reflections’, ‘The End Begins Again’ is the perfect companion single to the band’s last dose of infectious hybrid synth-pop. Continue reading Neon Tetra – ‘The End Begins Again’ (Soundcloud Stream)→
Seattle-based post-punk outfit Nostalgist has unveiled ‘Smoldering Amber’ as the second single off new ‘Disaffection’, slated for vinyl and digital release in March. The six-track offering includes five original songs and a cover of ‘Texture’ from shoegaze legends Catherine Wheel’s 1992 classic ‘Ferment’.