Blog Playlist#12

Conal Kelly - In My Head


Bristol based Conal Kelly releases musing new single ‘In My Head’. With dreamy, refined vocals and edgy instrumentals, Conal’s fresh approach to chilled alt-pop is sensationally crafted. With a glowing new visual which went live today, 'In My Head' is certainly today's biggest must listen.

KLEOPATRA - Machina EP


Transporting electronic dark-pop to new heights, KLEOPATRA’s debut EP ‘Machina’ is a slick compilation of distorted yet silky vocals and psychedelic melodies. KLEOPATRA intriguingly blurs the lines between humanity and the digital, and compellingly highlights themes of dystopia throughout her craft. With a stand out offering, KLEOPATRA’s sound is strikingly powerful, and provides for an electrifying listen.

Random Weekend - Fire By The Lakehouse


A fusion of contradicting yet complimentary sounds, ‘Fire by the Lakehouse’ is a production powerhouse formulation by Random Weekend. Harbouring ethereal synth, pounding beats and topped with a mixture of Breon S.Y.N.D.E.L and Pook Hustle’s distinct rap bars, the four tracks ebb and flow with energy, incorporating a plethora of alternative, intoxicating sounds that take a fresh spin on trap. Random Weekend's genre-blending, vivid vision is projected through their exclusive sound, and their playful, adventurous nature makes for something surely unheard.

Black Sands - River Soul


Since making his debut earlier this year, producer Black Sands has released a handful of magnetic, genre-bending singles. His newest offering, ‘River Soul’, aligns to his unique and refined signature sound. Dynamic, pounding beats and emphatic electric guitar propel the song towards Rock with roots in Pop and RnB.

Rosita - 3am


Flourishing with silky vocals and a smooth irresistible melody, Rosita’s new single ‘3AM’ is both entrancing and effortlessly cool. This rising star adds a fresh twist to soulful pop, portraying slick R&B vocals through her emotive melodies and lyricism. Her soul-baring tone is fluent and accurate, with a contrast of vibrancy and dynamism. Taking influence from the likes of Amy Winehouse, Lauryn Hill, and most recently Summer Walker and Jorja Smith, Rosita’s tone is elegantly refined, and her music takes a fresh approach to classic styles.

DayDream Frenzy - Nowhere I'd Rather Be


Daydream Frenzy drop feel good alt-rock track ‘Nowhere I’d Rather Be’. With an echoey tone, spirited instrumentals and Don Barclay’s authentic vocal tone, the track is as uplifting as it is edgy. Taking influence from the likes of Twin Atlantic, Biffy Clyro, The Hunna, Catfish And The Bottlemen and Don Broco, Daydream Frenzy’s sound is perfectly nostalgic yet refreshingly progressive. The song’s honest lyricism, focuses on positive emotions and harbours a slight element of tongue-in-cheek, all reflecting on Don’s personal journey, making for something truly musing.

Gecko Club - By The Pool


Gecko Club’s second release of the year is one of the first songs they ever wrote. Having kept the track hidden for two years since recording it at River Studios in Southampton, they felt that the now was the perfect time to finally release the laid-back groove and video for “By The Pool,” an easy-to-listen track with catchy guitar riffs and dream-like solos. “The laid-back groove tells a story of a summer romance in the teenage years,” Gecko Club says. The self-directed video portrays the song’s summer feels in an effortlessly fluid weekend trip to the south coast.

MARSELA - Who Knows where The Love Goes


London-based, British-Albanian musician Marsela has dropped her debut single, “Who Knows Where The Love Goes?”. She has everything you’d want in a singer: an infectious soul/jazz flare, a range like Joplins’, and cinematic storytelling unafraid to talk about the unknown. The release covers a narrative of heartbreak and the struggles of a rough breakup, and it certainly makes for a hard-hitting debut.

LOODVIG - Make Our Own


Atlanta-based LOODVIG is a fresh and authentic voice who pairs his vocal abilities with unique and clever pop, electronic, and hip-hop arrangements. Today, he released his latest single “Make Our Own”, produced by Spenser Boice (Flo Rida).