Author Archives: Bastien Rayno

  1. Single Serving: CHINAH – Away From Me

    Danish trio CHINAH unveil their stunning debut track that comes straight from the band’s bedrooms in Nørrebro, Copenhagen (where the song was born from a since-wave from a synthesizer). It’s called “Away From Me” and it’s a subtle blending of electronic soft pop dipped into a sophisticated R&B sound. This beguiling piece of work is taken Continue…

    Take a listen to a slick blend of electronic pop and r&b from Danish trio CHINAH.


  2. Single Serving: M.I.L.K. – Everything You Know

    Copenhagen-based outfit M.I.L.K. have shared the second installment taken from their forthcoming as-yet untitled debut EP. It’s is called “Everything You Know” and the track highlights funky drums and playful percussion balanced with longing horns and soulful vocals to mirror those summer romances you wish would never end. Singer Emil Will explains, “It’s a galactic love Continue…

  3. Single Serving: COMPNY – Gently Let You Down

    London five-piece COMPNY return with a new single called “Gently Let You Down.” Once again, the band has crafted another dazzling slice of indie-pop dipped into a lush upbeat melody – produced by Barny Barnicott (Arctic Monkeys, Bombay Bicycle Club). Take a listen below.

  4. Single Serving: Kije Manito – Majestaju

    French newcomer Erhal Lacroix is Kije Manito. His debut single “Majestaju” is a call to unity and communion. A perfect slice of future hybrid-pop, it’s dipped into glitch electronica but with soulful clarinet elements that flit between funk and world music, cherry-picking from each genre for a blend that seems complex but effortless. “Majestaju” was mixed Continue…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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”.

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

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