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NEW MUSIC: Men I Trust – Tailwhip

Men I Trust have followed up their recent release Tailwhip with a video for the track, which is very much in keeping with the topic and tone of the song; with visual waves of nostalgia mingling with warm feelings about the present and future.

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NEW MUSIC: Ary – I Think It’s You

Portuguese alt. electro-rock band Ary have produced a real classic in the making with their track I Think It’s You – think the rock stylings of bands like Within Temptation merged effortlessly with an anthemically electronic arrangement you’d expect from a pop ballad, add in the truly soaring, epic vocals of Érika Martins and that gives you some idea of the majestic beauty of this song.   

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NEW MUSIC: Oleka – City That I’m From

Oleka,​ a four-piece band from South East London, make dark, modern pop and have released a double A-side single Lights / City That I’m From​, via their own Drift City​ label. They band say they draw inspiration from artists like Actress, Arthur Russell and Solange, creating a sound characterised by soulful vocals, layered percussion and rich, analogue synth melodies; giving their songs a smooth urban feel.

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NEW MUSIC: Ava Raiin – Steady

Originally from Minneapolis but now residing in Hell’s Kitchen, singer Ava Raiin has followed up the dark downtempo soul of Eagle Eye with her new track Steady – a powerful mix of alternative R&B, synths and soaring melodies, the chilled arrangement of the track working as a great counterpoint to the warmth and effortless emotion of her voice.

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NEW Music Ilen Mer – Skeleton

Ilen Mer are an Indie-band from the Netherlands combining warm, dark electro-pop with orchestral influences. Skeleton is a taster for Oar – the bands upcoming album due out in November and sees the quartet weave elements of dreampop, electronica with merit’s beautiful vocals and ethereal male harmonies into a sound that is achingly windswept and beautiful.

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