Wild Life by We’re No Heroes (Single, 2014)
We’re No Heroes are a newer band out of Cardiff, whose sound is upbeat, catchy, and fresh. Having recently supported British band Peace, We’re No Heroes are definitely a band to watch. In the meantime, you can dance along to their latest single Wild Life.
Fake French by Little Racer, off Modern Accent (2014)
A modern take on 80s new wave, Fake French by Little Racer sounds like a memory you can dance along to.
Rory Shield by Sorority Noise, off Forgettable (2014)
Sorority Noise are gritty pop punk from the Hartford underground, a band whose lyrics drip emotions so potent you can taste them on you tongue.
The Psychic Box by The Grottos (2014)
The Grottos are low-fidelity, California-branded garage rock fuzz band, a recent addition to the California scene and hopefully your summer playlist.
Dangerous Days by Zola Jesus (Single, 2014)
Zola Jesus has returned with a new single, Dangerous Days, the first single from her upcoming release Taiga. With Dangerous Days she ventures a bit more into electro pop than she has with her older music, an interesting move for Zola Jesus. Nonetheless, Dangerous Days is a solid single.
Go ft. Blood Diamonds by Grimes (2014)
Initially meant as a single for Rihanna but subsequently rejected, Grimes’s new track Go is certainly a great single I think Rihanna missed out on. I can imagine this song will soon be added to everyone’s summer playlists.
It’s also available for free download!
Fever Dreams by Hollow & Akimbo, off Pseudoscience EP (2013)
I came across this track when I miss-typed the name of a song on Soundcloud, but nevertheless I was very pleased with my find.
Hollow & Akimbo are a fresh take on psychedelic among it’s recent modern resurgence, a band whose tracks you should consider adding to your own playlists.
She, Untamed by Mode Moderne, off Occult Delight (2014)
Recalling 80’s post punk and new wave with licks of vocals comparable to Ian Curtis himself, Mode Moderne are a Vancouver band whose music is worth listening to. Their tracks are good, adding their own modern pop twists to a genre now thirty-something years old.
Rescue, Mister (Physical Therapy Mix) by TRUST (2014)
Exploring TRUST’s soundcloud page I found this remix of their song Rescue, Mister and I had to share because the beat to this mix is infectious.
Beatings by Coves (2013)
This track popped up on my facebook feed and I liked it a lot so I thought I’d share.
Coves is another rising talented band, offering deep, colorful shoegaze in a dimension of its own.
Capitol by TRUST, off Joyland (2014)
Toronto band TRUST is bright synthpop with a darker, almost esoteric feel, a conflict in itself which makes the band an enthralling listen.
Candy Flip by SPIRES (Single, 2013)
I’m probbly a bit late to post about this track, but I recently found this psychedelic gem and had to share this beautiful wall of continuous melodic fuzz.
(Get The) REVVUP by NANCY (March 2014)
NANCY is a 21st century Ramones after-taste Brooklyn duo, which isn’t a bad thing as their latest song (Get The) REVVUP will have you on your feet moving along to the high-energy beat.
You can download their (Get The) REVVUP 7” from their bandcamp here: http://nancymommy.bandcamp.com/album/get-the-revvup-7
Opinions by MiAmigo (Single, 2014)
MiAmigo is a duo from Brighton, offering as their debut track catchy synthpop with a darker undercurrent, a strong debut. I can’t wait to hear more from these two in the future
Relapse by BRAIN TAN (2014)
Brooklyn synthpoppers Future Screens recently reinvented as BRAIN TAN and released a new single, Relapse, which has a bit more of an edge than their previous releases.
You can download Relapse for free here: https://soundcloud.com/braintan/relapse-1