Shlohmo feat. How To Dress Well - 'Don't Say No' [Track of the Day]
Whilst Shlohmo has the ability to sound incredible on huge speakers, his latest track invites you to head into 'headphone territory' to truly appreciate the vast nature of his production, and Tom Krell's (aka How To Dress Well) soaring vocals.
Starting relatively basic in terms of orchestration, the track's foundation is firmly set with a simple, yet incredibly effective beat. Once you hit the one minute mark though, things start to open up quite considerably, with hi-hats cutting through dense, layered vocals.
There's very little about Oakland 4-piece Mwahaha that could be considered conventional. After all, everything from the band's name to their off-the-wall riotous synth-pop sound exudes originality. We are proud to premiere the band's song 'Love' from their self-titled album. [read more]
Montreal art-pop diva Mozart's Sister somehow manages to combine the dark synth-pop of Grimes and the infectious pop melodies of Cyndi Lauper. Not only is that an impressive feat but it's also an irresistible one. Mozart's Sister (band and song) proves that the soil of Montreal is as fertile as ever. [read more]
Mancunian power-poppers Milk Maid prove the simple formula of infectious melodies and laid-back instrumentation is as irresistible as ever. The band, who are fronted by the bassist of Nine Black Alps Martin Cohen, successfully combine the infectious pop sentiment of Teenage Fanclub and the lo-fi edginess of Guided by Voices. [read more]
"Oh how I long for those dark sad eyes. Oh I'd do anything for those grey skies." [read more]