NEW MUSIC: urall.me – h å b

Danes urall.me are an artist collective based in Jutland; a flat open place of heath and moors, almost completely surrounded by seas. Though there’s a scattering of towns but to the north it’s a place at remove from the wider world, with the aura of somewhere outside time and nature.  It’s something you can feel in h å b, and the undulating sense of rhythmic simplicity flowing through both the song and its accompanying video.

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NEW MUSIC: Tetrahedra – Ether

Australians Tetrahedra fuse an electronic sensibility with their future soul musical roots on Ether. The song features a tricky rhythm, changing tone and metre to come across like the musical equivalent of a joyful child running in the summer sun. It’s a sensation that is reinforced by the playful and abstract Prue Stent directed video.

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NEW MUSIC: Echo of the Ghost – Violent Circus

Echo of the Ghost is a NYC duo led by composer Emiliano Melis and violinist Claudia Chopek. The duo cites influences like synthpop, industrial, and EDM as being the integral to their unique sound, but their classical backgrounds shine through that electronic foundation, as you can hear on Violent Circus.

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NEW MUSIC: WhoMadeWho – Dynasty

As a follow-up to the more esoteric and slightly experimental electronica of I Don’t Know – which we featured on the blog in September – Danish trio WhoMadeWho have returned with a more uptempo number in the form of Dynasty. The band has filmed a video in India to coincide with the release of the song, check it out below!

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NEW MUSIC: K?D – Distance (feat. Blair)

K?d is nothing if not versatile, with his sound ranging from glitchy,  techno-infused bass tracks like 1234 to the more synthwave inspired Birth of The Universe. But with new release Distance, he’s pitched his sound somewhere between both to create what could be called a festival not club banger. Check out the track, which features vocals from Blair, below.

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NEW MUSIC: Dream Lake – Runaway

Swedish dreampop duo Dream Lake have been releasing music since 2013, which is when they dropped their self-titled EP. Since then, singer Isabella Svärdstam and multi-instrumentalist and music producer Niklas Willar Lidholm have created a slim but increasingly essential body of work juxtaposing melancholy with reverie over shimmering guitars and gently unsettling electronic soundscapes, as typified by new single Runaway.

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NEW MUSIC: FKL – 1-800

London/Seattle duo FKL (Joe Gillick and Sage Redman) met while studying at London’s prestigious art school Goldsmith University and say they began collaborating on music almost as soon as the met. Previously known as Funktionslust, the change in name has also seen a change in sound, from cold wave to a warmer but still electronic sound– check out 1-800 to hear more.

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