Sydney’s alt-folk singer songwriter Julia Jacklin teams up with friends Liz Hughes and Ryan Brennan to create Phantastic Ferniture. The trio introduces itself with the danceable 60s soul inspired pop-rock of Fuckin ‘n’ Rollin.
Written by singer JJ Hodari and drummer Bo Morgan, the first official single by TEME is a dynamic sound excursion of ethereal multi-layered vocals, techno beats, fuzzy guitars and electronics twisting and turning over six minutes.
The neo-classical title track, the smoky jazzy vibes of featured vocalist Loup Na, full band singles 'Lost Years feat. Lia' and 'Old Love & Hotel Rooms feat. Sean Bolton' are some of the reasons you should check the Erase Everything EP.
Astre - Old Love & Hotel Rooms feat. Sean Bolton by Astre
With a British and Indian heritage, the alt-folk of The Waters introduces London based Kiran Hungin to our chart. Fresh from working with artist Attaque, this could be the year Seaker reaches a global audience.
Charlz teams up with producer M-Phazes to bring some chromatic therapy on new single Colors. Ready to release a series of subtle, arty pop songs expressing deep thoughts, the Melbourne singer songwriter shoots up to the top of our chart.
The ear-worm 100 Days - a collaboration with fellow Torontonian The 25th Hr- is gaining considerable streaming plays in strategic US cities. Extracted from the Flashlight EP, this could be a sleeper contender for our next monthly top five.
After several acoustic offerings, Amanda Tenfjord ups the tempo teaming up with producer Askjell Solstrand to deliver the debut single First Impression: a scandi-pop number about superficiality over substance.
The poised and operatic tinged vocals from Tess Roby float in a sea of arpeggiated synths and math-rock guitar lines on the soothing mini-LP 'Beacon', written with sibling Eliot during the loss of their father grieving process.
'All' is the emotive lead track of the forthcoming Requiem EP from this Long Beach native, where jazzy bass and drums, velvety strings and horns co-exist in perfect harmony with Umi's multi-layered vocals.
This previously BBC Introducing supported artist, recently released her first collaboration with UK dance-urban label Black Butter records. Sniper is a bass-pop shot written about an ex which Folly suspected of cheating.