Sheffield is known as The Steel City and from it have emerged a number of innovative acts such as CABARET VOLTAIRE, THE HUMAN LEAGUE, VICE VERSA, HEAVEN 17, PULP and I MONSTER.
One young duo hoping to join that roll of honour are PROMENADE CINÉMA. Comprising of Emma Barson and Dorian Cramm, they define their busy, multi-layered electronic sound as “Cinedramatic Synthpop”. The pair have issued their most accomplished song yet in ‘Spotlight’. More Inside ›
SOL FLARE are the up-and-coming London based trio comprising of Jenny Jones, Dominic Wood and Matt Marlow who recently unleashed their first single ‘Easy Line’.
While Wood’s lush electronics and drum machine beats provide the vital musical backbone to SOL FLARE, it is Jones’ magnificent voice, ranging from a piercing high soprano down to a powerful contralto growl reminiscent of Rindy Ross from Portland soft rockers QUATERFLASH, which gives them their USP. More Inside ›
ROSEMARY LOVES A BLACKBERRY is the multi-faceted Russian musician and artist Diana Burkot.
Part of the Anti-Ghost Moon Ray collective, Burkot’s debut album is entitled '❤', because in Burkot’s own words, it is “an image that cannot be spoken, at a time when visual aesthetics are the priority”. As if to reinforce this concept, the previously unveiled ‘Purr’ is shaped by a gentle conceptual slice of leftfield while its accompanying video challenges “Self-identification through social networks” 🐱 More Inside ›
Gavin Dwight and Jen Cosgrave are the new Irish / Australian electronic pop duo AGE. Their debut single ‘Peaks’ is a wonderfully atmospheric dance tune that's perfect for those who prefer things to not be quite so bangin'.
With its piercing layers of synths and bursts of live percussion during its climax, ‘Peaks’ comes with a great video accompaniment with expansive earth shots and enigmatic slow-mo of the duetting duo that more than compliments the panoramic Nordic nature of ‘Peaks’. More Inside ›
SPACEPRODIGI is Mackenzie Bartsch, and as her moniker suggests, she’s an up-and-coming electronic dance sensation from Houston, Texas.
She was recently spotted at the Moogfest engineering class building a Moog DFAM percussion sequencer. Describing the Drummer From Another Mother as also being “A Sick Bassline Synthesizer”, she has put her interest in analogue electronics to good use on her debut EP, the appropriately named ‘Launch’. More Inside ›