Belfast brother and sister Thom and Lucy do a fine line in harmony folk-pop on their debut single ‘Where The Wild Are’. They’ve just signed to Marathon Artists, home to Jagwar Ma and last week’s tip Jamie Isaac.
It’s actually summer out there, so celebrate with some Balaeric electronic pop courtesy of these Swedish unpronounceables. Sadly, the name means “postman” but at least they’re delivering good vibes.
A stark electronic dub track co-produced by Junior Boys’ Jeremy Greenspan, ‘Kathy Lee’ is anchored by this Canadian R&B singer’s ethereal voice. The track is out now on Hyperdub.
Who knew the original Sugababes reunion would be this good? After covering Kendrick Lamar and jumping on a Phoenix remix, the trio team up with Dev Hynes for their debut single ‘Flatline’. Classic pop.
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.