When CHVRCHES released ‘The Mother We Share’, The Electricity Club described it as “the sound of TAYLOR SWIFT gone electro”. And now with the kaleidoscopic ‘Get Out’, the bouncy first song to be previewed from CHVRCHES’ as-yet-untitled third album, Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Docherty have gone the full Taylor and presented their most overt pop statement to date.
With a highly infectious chorus and bridge, ‘Get Out’ is one of those supreme singalongs. Continue Reading ›
Canadian synthpop trio PARALLELS rode on some well-deserved international momentum in 2017 following the release of their third album ‘Metropolis’. The Toronto combo formed in 2008.
Singer, songwriter and synthesist Holly Dodson took time out from rehearsals to chat about the continuing progression of PARALLELS and their first live appearance in London which is happening alongside German songstress NINA in March… Continue Reading ›
Electropop duo AVEC SANS gave a wonderfully assured performance on the final night of their UK tour in London’s Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen with a dazzling combination of sound, colour and passion.
Since the release of their well-received debut album ‘Heartbreak Hi’ in June 2016, Alice Fox and Jack St James have been very much in demand for live shows where AVEC SANS have made the biggest impression. Continue Reading ›
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. Continue Reading ›
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’. Continue Reading ›