NEW MUSIC ROUNDUP
Here is your next dose of standout tunes I have received recently and added to my playlists.
Alta Falls - Take Me On Down
Alt-pop duo Alta Falls have landed with a bang, with the release of the debut single “Take Me On Down”. The song soars with honey sweet melodies, that hit hard on top of the synth-pop instrumentation. Harmonies throughout only reinforce the melodies and the ever-moving basslines, alpong with arpeggiated synths keep you hooked every step of the way of this synth driven, alt-pop grandiose. On this song Alta Falls are proving to be a band to watch for the future with their addictive melodies, retro instrumentation, and skilful lyricism.
Spotify link: https://open.spotify.com/track/7uxE0EHEQsdwtuUumxTFqa?si=1881a5dc1f604acd
Big Timber - Matador
Matador introduces itself with a Mac Del Marco meets Tame Impala swagger - and this only grows as the song develops. Haunting panning guitars work off the simple yet effective, lo-fi drum pattern in the verses. This is until a power-packed chorus hits and the driven synths and bass guitar takes over to create a rush of euphoria. The song grows and grows, before an outro that swells like the tide, before slowly falling, drawing a unique conclusion to this psychedelic synth-scape. If you're a fan of the aforementioned Tame Impala or Mac Del Marco then you are going to have this one on repeat!
Spotify link: https://open.spotify.com/track/66xspnfkZgVh9mfjKKPOYL?si=abd5b714a48a412a
Scotch & Water - Floralia
'Floralia' was inspired by a Colombian summer according to the band, and if this is what a Colombian Summer is like then I need to get on a plane to Colombia sometime! This is a divine slice of indie dream-pop, that has you dreaming of Summer throughout, with it's wistful guitars and upbeat vibe. You can really feel the emotions pouring through this song, thanks to passionate lyrics that are very well sung. This is a song you should definitely be adding to your summer playlists!
Spotify link: https://open.spotify.com/track/6FwjFF89AeoWVBIriIcUMK?si=86f857c273854f3d
Lissy Taylor - Quiet Rage
Lissy Taylor brings high energy drums and guitar and fuses it with her powerful, yet delicate vocals to create exactly the kind of juxtaposition that the title suggests. It is a refreshing sound that leaves you wanting more. So much indie rock nowadays is just the sound of 4 blokes doing a bad impression of the Arctic Monkeys. However, Lissy brings something new and fresh to the table, by balancing the dark with the dreamy (and of course those heavenly vocals). It is the contrast between the dark and dreamy that makes this song so intriguing.
Spotify link: https://open.spotify.com/track/36ztkfTlB3L5wZ00U1YbTN?si=3e74f083ff6640a8
Satre - Go Around In My Head
The first thing that gets you about this song is THOSE vocals, that cut through like a knife through butter. The very vibey instrumentation, allows those vocals to pierce through and stand out as much as they do. The feel of this track with it's harp-like sounds and melodic backing vocal licks, reminds you of Jai Paul's best work. Then the chorus hits with a huge vocal melody that wouldn't sound out of place on the top 40. This quality remains throughout the track and concludes a really well put together song by an incredibly talented artist.
Spotify link: https://open.spotify.com/track/0JnkgRIPGTxo65irhQiLQe?si=36666b57e61e469b
Young Decades - Sinner
'Sinner' kicks off with an Arcade Fire type pomp as it stomps through the verses with confidence. This builds up to a stadium-sized, Killers-esque synth line, that feels about as anthemic as you get. You can tell this song was written with the live music setting in mind as you can imagine this song going off at summer festivals with it's instantly likeable and anthemic qualities. A really big track this one from the North-West group, that you can imagine sounding massive on the airwaves too!
Spotify link: https://open.spotify.com/track/3rPAymZs53SVFBCd0DwXlV?si=ca23368a400a4781
There we have the latest roundup of new tracks I have come across and wanted to share recently! Please do check out the tracks and share the love for these unsigned artists featured, and check out the playlists I have featured them on here: