Every Friday, four new music picks culled from the music blog hive mind are published as part of my Day & Night section. The magazine is out in print free with every copy of the Irish Independent on Friday so pick it up. Follow Day & Night on Twitter or Facebook.
The flame-haired UK singer released a free four track EP of high quality club tracks featuring collaborations with Jessie Ware, Wiley, Diplo, Iggy Azalea and Jacques Greene. An essential download. Get it here.
The Aussie-born Dublin-based folk singer’s single ‘What We Called Love’ is a resilient and resolved debut song suggesting a worthy new talent. Look for her five-track EP coming soon.
Brooding and moody synthpop is 20 year-old Ohio-born Morgan Holliger’s modus operandi. She gets run over by a car in her first video for O Heart! and makes the Christmas snow her backdrop in her latest clip for Toy.
A super smooth electronic slice of digi-funk is on offer from a “Japanese teenage duo” with their single Fallin’ Love. BenZel also recently collaborated with Sade soundalike Jessie Ware so we can safely assume they are from London.