Hater – First Time

Ooozing wistful charm and care free vibes, but far from simplistic, Hater have blended together joyful melodies and nodding pop with sober impulses. At times eerie, at times enrapturing, the Swedish quartet channel contemporaries such as Alvvays, The Radio Dept. and Melody’s Echo Chamber but wrap their indie pop in hazier fuzz that tiptoes theContinue reading “Hater – First Time”

Pale Honey – Youth

Bolting forth with bright fever and passionate frankness, Youth, from Swedish duo Pale Honey is a direct and fresh piece of frenzied and fraught garage pop, bristling with playful riffs and pacey drums. Tuvra Lodmark (guitar/vocals) and Nelly Daltrey (drums) describe the track as having ‘controlled coolness’, the sweaty intensity of the guitar work layered overContinue reading “Pale Honey – Youth”

Say Lou Lou – Nothing But A Heartbeat

Sweden seems to do a good line in female electronic pop artists. Drenched in synths like frosty sunlight and featuring trademark woozy vocals, Say Lou Lou‘s new single Nothing But A Heartbeat is a bouyant tune that kicks off with a pop intro which gathers momentum and morphs into a rousing and forthright angular anthem.Continue reading “Say Lou Lou – Nothing But A Heartbeat”