Author Archives: Bastien Rayno

  1. Single Serving: Espa – Pray For Me

    London’s Espa moves in a unique direction on “Pray For Me” crafting a sound that trends more toward something in the vein of UK garage but with a jazzy-touch and seductive vocals. It’s the first single (produced by Hoskins) taken from her forthcoming EP called LG60 out on 29th June via The Others. Speaking about Continue…


  2. Single Serving: Billie Black – Going Under

    19-year-old London singer / songwriter Billie Black will follow her last years’s debut 000 100 EP with a new one titled Teach Me set for a release on 25th May. Here is the first track from it, a bit different from the rest of the EP but she said she wanted to get it up Continue…

  3. Single Serving: Actor – Feline

    Originally from Southampton, Actor is the moniker of Louisa Osborn. Listen to her very first release, the glossy-pop “Feline” in collaboration with producer Chris Mulligan and drummer Ste Anderson. Actor explains that the track “is about feeling filled with rage and disappointment yet tinged with a strange sort of dark wonder.” It’s a really impressive Continue…

  4. Single Serving: Wet – Deadwater

    Following on from last year’s self-titled EP, Brooklyn trio Wet are set to release their debut full-length entitled Don’t You. It’s scheduled for this fall for release via National Anthem and Columbia Records. Listen below to the album’s lead single – the dark, atmospheric and melancholy “Deadwater”.

  5. Single Serving: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Can’t Keep Checking My Phone

    New Zealand psych-pop trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra just shared “Can’t Keep Checking My Phone.” It’s the second single to drop from their forthcoming record Multi-Love set for a release on May 26th through Jagjaguwar. With lyrics such as “We read the universe might be holographic. Traffic lights might reverse my love,” this new piece of Continue…

  6. Single Serving: Kazy Lambist – Doing Yoga

    Imagine yourself walking through the streets after a perfect night at the club. It’s 5am and your are alone. On the way back home. You put your headphones to listen to one last little tune and the song that comes on makes you want to stop, to look around, and to take in the moment. Continue…

  7. Single Serving: AMARILLO – Breaches

    Maybe AMARILLO‘s new single could soundtrack an uncanny Western movie, in which David Bowie would gallop in front of Sergio Leone’s camera with great, psychedelically-hued rocks in the background. Or maybe is it just a game of Chinese checkers between Damon Albarn and Hokusai. Well, Listen to the psycho surf “Breaches” below. The song is Continue…

  8. Single Serving: Cuushe – Tie

    Japanese siren Cuushe has returned with the Night Lines EP, her fourth proper release with Cascine in collaboration of Tokyo-based label, flau. The record is due April 7 and will be presented as a noir-styled storybook, unfolding along four tracks to expose a haunting soundscape, complete with bad guys, funeral processions and skyscraper-sized floral arrangements. Continue…

  9. Single Serving: Jack Garratt – Chemical

    London’s alt-experimental singer/producer Jack Garratt has officially announced the follow up to his immersive debut EP. The four-track EP is called The Synesthesiac and is set for a April 13 release through Island Records. It’s self-produced record and features the recent “The Love You’re Given” and the newly released single “Chemical.” It features a subtle Continue…

  10. Single Serving: Young Wonder – Intergalactic

    Cork based electro-pop duo Young Wonder return this week with the stellar new single “Intergalactic.” It’s the first new material we’ve heard from them since their sophomore Show Your Teeth EP dropped back in 2013. This new track showcases the glitchy production of Ian Ring (Talos, HUNTAR) and stunning, dreamy vocals by Rachel Koeman. Listen Continue…

  11. Single Serving: Royce Wood Junior – Midnight

    After dropping two hot EPs, Jamie Woon collaborator Royce Wood Junior is set to release his much anticipated debut full-length titled The Ashen Tang on May 11th through the independent London-based record label and management family 37 Adventures. Listen to first taste to it in form of the slinky “Midnight”. A classic up tempo soul Continue…

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