The biggest new act of this year is undoubtably FKA Twigs. With a debut album on the horizon, preceded by a number of successful singles, the future is very, very bright indeed for this young lady.
One band that I have been championing since the beginning is Ballet School and with the band about to drop their debut album, The Dew Lasts An Hour on 8th September, they have shared another number from the record. This time in the form of LUX. Take it in and get very, very excited.
Pablo Nouvelle thrusts upon us the final release from his You Don’t Understand EP. Featuring vocals from Lulu James, Finding You is a haunting yet stunning cut from the maverick producer.
With a unique construction, this jumper from Kolor is a stand out piece this season. With it’s original structure and hand made in Japan, this piece gives a lift to any modern city wear.
Multi-instrumentalist Marcus Alan Ward is about to drop his new album, Last Night I Grew Tentacles. Sun Away is just one of many standout tracks from the former Freeze Tag man.
Vaults provide us with another epic tune, this time in the form of Lifespan. This band have a bright future ahead of them, come on everyone, jump on the bandwagon.
The Drums return with their darkest single yet, Magic Mountain. Taken from the bands upcoming 3rd album, Encyclopedia.
One of my favourite and most unflinching songwriters is Perfume Genius. He returns soon with his third record. Here is Queen, the first single to be taken from the album. With louder drum beats, more instruments and clearer vocals this is a fantastic progression for the exciting musician.
Merchandise have hit the spot with this little wonder taken from their 4AD debut album, After The End.
Jenny Hval returns with this stunningly haunting track entitled, I have Walked This Body. Featuring Susanna this song is an exciting incite into what to expect from the forthcoming album, Meshes of Voices.
The latest from God Amongst Men, Devonte Hynes is a beauty. High Street feat Skepta. Enjoy this piece of brilliance.
I love the way this track opens. Steve Gunn’s upcoming album, Way Out Weather looks very promising on the evidence of Milly’s Garden. An uplifting tune.
Some awesome dance music coming out of the Philipines right now. And at the forefront of this invasion is No Rome. His latest and most reassured track to date is Heaven. Embrace it and enter Heaven.
The debut single from Yorkshire pair, Litany has got me all in a daze of wonderment. Very chilled but bordering on perfection from these guys.
One of the more exciting acts to leap out of Australia is future queen of cool, Banoffee. Reign Down being essential listening.