RHODES - Turning Back Around

Day 242 RHODES – Close Your Eyes

Premiered just minutes ago as Annie Mac’s ‘Hottest Record In The World’, RHODES has unveiled Close Your Eyes, the first single to be taken from his his impending debut album. Astonishingly good, the track is a further reminder that the Hitchin-based musician WILL (in the very near future) be recognised amongst the finest singers, songwriters, musicians and…

Missio - I've Lost My Way

Day 241 Missio – I’ve Lost My Way

I was first introduced to the world of Missio back in January of this year thanks to the Texas-based musician’s excellent debut single I Run To You. Now after a few months on the down-low, Missio is back with even loftier ambitions demonstrated by epic new cut I’ve Lost My Way. Gorgeously cinematic, the track is an overwhelmingly grand electronic…

Of Monsters And Men - I Of The Storm

Day 240 Of Monsters And Men – I Of The Storm

A beautiful new extract from their forthcoming second album ‘Beneath The Skin’, Of Monsters And Men’s new single I Of The Storm is everything you could want and more from the Icelandic band. Stunningly crafted, the song is an inspiring, organic number that feels incredibly epic despite its reserved grandeur. If you want to see this (and many…

Arctic Lake - Only Me

Day 239 Arctic Lake – Only Me

Following heavy support all of last week from Radio 1’s daytime DJ’s thanks to the BBC Introducing initiative, Arctic Lake return with their second single Only Me, a mind-numbingly beautiful song that cements their status as one of the most exciting new band’s to emerge so far in 2015. Giving me similar chills to the first time I heard…

TXSTXDT - Illuminate

Day 238 TKSTXDT – Illuminate

One of the most exciting collaborations of the year so far, two of Australia’s elite new musician’s Danny Harley aka. The Kite String Tangle (TKST) and Dustin Tebbutt (DT) have joined forces as TKSTXDT to deliver an incredibly special new single Illuminate. Lusciously layered, the track is a glistening electro-folk delight that benefits from both musicians attention…

Klangstof - We Are Your Receiver

Day 237 Klangstof – We Are Your Receiver [Live]

Bought to my attention by the magnificent team over at Hillydilly, Dutch band Klangstof’s new single We Are Your Receiver makes for a glorious Saturday afternoon listen. Based in Amsterdam, the band’s third offering online is a soaring wave of reverb heavy guitars, other-worldly synths and perfectly harmonized, softening vocals. Impressive from every angle, you can either listen…

Palace - Veins

Day 236 Palace – Veins

First released back in July last year, London band Palace’s track Veins is a sumptuous slice of raw and mellow rock ‘n’ roll. A touching flashback to music of the past, Veins is a stripped-back, blues infused number that’s retro swagger and care-free tone make for a delightfully warm and embracing listen. Download Artist – Itunes

Osca - Smoke

Day 234 Osca – Smoke

Another beautiful offering from Duly Noted Records, South Londoner’s Osca channel the likes of Coldplay (generic choice but quite accurate) on their spirited new single Smoke. Big enough to work in stadiums, Smoke is a driving alt-pop anthem with thumping drums, inspiring piano chords and soaring vocals at its affable heart. A remarkably fine example of catchy songwriting at…

Verite - Colors

Day 233 VÉRITÉ – Colors

There has been quite a lot of buzz around New York based musician VÉRITÉ for some time now, however it has taken me up until today to finally fall victim to the hype. Whereas previously her tracks have been good, I’ve never felt they’ve truly lived up to their much heralded reputation, but I can happily eat my…