Violet Contours – Pablo’s Hippos

Infectious and vibrant, Pablo’s Hippos is the new track from York four piece Violet Contours. The tune is lively and danceable, pure high energy indie with a dash of beats. There’s a bit of an Afro-pop twist going on, merging numerous influences with a modern approach to songwriting. There’s also a story behind their name:Continue reading “Violet Contours – Pablo’s Hippos”

Tokyo Tea Room

Tokyo Tea Room are the psych pop lovechild of Canterbury natives Daniel Elliott and Ben Marshallm together with a few of their pals. Melodic bass lines pummel against potent and hypnotic guitar riffs to create a soulful sound full of buzz. They’ve lately been experimenting with synths and electronica, moving their sound from lo-fi andContinue reading “Tokyo Tea Room”

SHHE – Saint Cyrus

Dreamy, laidback beats from SHHE, the alter-ego of Scottish-Portuguese artist and producer SU Shaw. The delicate soundscapes and lingering electronics in new single Saint Cryus make for a captivating tune that is both enigmatic and elegant. The varied elements tug in different directions, but create a concerted whole that feels powerful even in its gentleness.Continue reading “SHHE – Saint Cyrus”

The Murder Capital – Don’t Cling To Life

Dark and devilish, Dublin’s The Murder Capital have just released a new live video for Don’t Cling To Life (Part II/IV), ahead of a series of in stores and live gigs to celebrate their album When I Have Fears, which was released on August 16th through Human Season Records. It’s blistering, angsty, and utterly potent,Continue reading “The Murder Capital – Don’t Cling To Life”

Sis – Moon at the Peak

Gentle rhythms, sparse beats, simple synths and an enveloping aura make up Moon at the Peak by Sis. A mix of the early brooding R’n’B coupled with a forward looking electronic feel, full of sexy futurism and dreamy jamming, it’s the first song from albumĀ Gas Station Roses. Gas Station Roses is about, in lead musician,Continue reading “Sis – Moon at the Peak”