Hailing from Colorado, Hannah Taxman has been through the Berklee School of Music in Boston before arriving in Brooklyn. ‘Out of Touch’ is Taxman’s first song as HANAH (with production from Luca Buccellatti. It’s the closest female equivalent I’ve heard to Bon Iver’s vocal processing, except rather than rely on non-human effects, ‘Out of Touch’… Read more »

Posted on July 29th, 2014



Influential producer and musician Arthur Baker has worked with Afrika Bambaataa, Hall & Oates and New Order, has returned to music with Slam Dunk’d, a classic disco project made in the modern era. The song ‘No Price’ was originally made in 1979 but the label due to release it went bankrupt and the multitracks for… Read more »

Posted on July 21st, 2014


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With her first track ‘Station’, the 17 year-old Liverpudlian Holly Fletcher aka Låpsley sounded like a musician with aspirations far more refined than her peers. That eerie balladry is also heard on the affecting followup ‘Painter (Valentine)’, a joint-single released together with ‘Station’ and on Itunes now. The video is directly by her similarly-talented and… Read more »

Posted on July 17th, 2014



From the same Kitty Cash mixtape Love The Free Vol. II that gave us SZA’s new song ‘Mood Ring‘, ‘Move Me’ from Brooklyn trio Wet has some serious seductive indie R&B grooves going on. Kelly Zutrau gives a moving vocal fittingly for the song title and subject matter. The mixtape drops on Monday in full… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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23 year-old Irish beat and soundtrack producer Revin Goff, from Galway has been posting songs on Soundcloud for about a year now. They range from the synth-waving clipping track of ‘Genocide City Zone’, the experimental beats of ‘Rain Shrine’, the distorted bedroom hip-hop beats of ‘Endgame’ and the electro-rock of ‘Harlots’. Clearly, there are influences… Read more »

Posted on July 9th, 2014




Australia continues to unearth new musical gems. This time around, Martha Brown aka bAnoffee, a Melbourne singer/producer who has had a few names before (Otouto, Dreamy and Delicious). For her latest project and her latest track ‘Got It’, Brown delves into percussive meandering R&B electronic textures and allows her double-pitched treated voice to sit front… Read more »

Posted on July 9th, 2014



Mike Smalle of Cane141 and B-Movie Lightning is back with a new collaborative project with Italian producer and musician Matteo Grassi. Where Smalle’s last project B-Movie Lightning moved in a more electronic independent pop realm, the music of this pair, who are going under the name Augustus and John, is much more electronic in focus… Read more »

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

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Having impressed at Hard Working Class Heroes last year with their experimental off-filter folk and electronic songs, Carriages, the duo of Harry Bookless and Aaron Page have built up a reputation locally in Dublin as a fine live act. Their music often takes in field recordings captured around the city (parks, museums, concert halls and… Read more »

Posted on June 26th, 2014

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Well here’s something a bit different. Dear Desert are a brand new Irish band, based in Dublin consisting of Brendan Millar (Futures Apart), Richie Fenton and James O’Donnell (Hush War Cry). Judging by their debut track, the ‘Give It Up’, this is a trio steeped in heart-on-sleeve ’80s pop. There’s an elegant lean to the… Read more »

Posted on June 13th, 2014

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