Day 30 Kodaline – All I Want

Kodaline’s single All I Want takes the listener on an emotionally charged journey that manages to fit an entire Hollywood narrative within just five minutes of sweet music. Accompanied by an endearing music video that displays a Beauty and the Beast storyline, All I Want plugs at your emotions with its melancholic chords and heart-felt…

Day 29 Swim Deep – Honey

Swim Deep’s infectiously fresh and energetic music continues, as their bubbly new single Honey proves a real treat for listeners with its sun-drenched synths and cleverly crafted lyrics. Crooning ‘Baby / Take your feet out your shoes and go crazy / Don’t just dream in your sleep it’s just lazy’; this sweeping chorus is incredibly…

Day 27 Professor Penguin – Pirate

This is such a perfectly honest song. One of the many emerging London bands, Professor Penguin’s (whose band name is absolutely brilliant I would like to point out) single Pirate is so delicately built that it glides by almost in an instant. A blend of soft vocals, twangy guitars and topped off by some laid…

Day 26 Keaton Henson – Kronos

Hearing this on Radio 1 last night, Keaton Henson’s ‘one off change of pace’ is so pleasently heavy and dark it was a huge shock to me considering the previous soft-centred folk that was on his debut album. Kronos’ heavy riffs, folk-mixed calmness and Keaton’s own whispery vocals are a wonderful combination. An impeccably thoughtful…

Day 25 Pair of Arrows – Vestige

Super-chilled and super-cool Vestige‘s dark sound is hauntingly powerful. Electronic duo, Pair of Arrows’ eclectic sound has so much depth and overpowering emotion that it is hard not to get lost in their sound. If the frostiness of Vestige is anything to go buy, their debut album is going to be stunning. Download Artist –…

Day 23 Why? – The Blackest Purse

Why? have I never heard of this band or song before. A slow burning piano led ballad, The Blackest Purse‘s simple execution and dead-pan lyrics are full of pain and beauty while lead singer, Yoni Wolf’s stirring vocals are perfectly suited to the fluttering piano melody that guides the song throughout. Download Artist – Amazon…

Day 22 Emancipator – Anthem

The perfect cure to a hangover, (as today is) Emancipator’s effortlessly cool Anthem mixes a steady hip-hop beat with a stunning string section that’s jazzy solo line is highly invigorating. The wonderful production and slow tempo creates a trippy sensation that lulls you into the soul of the track. This song is too cool. Download…

Day 21 CHURCHES – The Mother We Share

Glaswegian band Churches’ second single, The Mother We Share is so bright and happy that its hard not to listen without a beaming smile on your face. The sun-drenched synths remind me of Passion Pit while front-woman Lauren Mayberry’s vocals are so clean and pure that they shine over the song. Described elsewhere as a…