New Music Friday - Summer Anthems
1. "Perfume" by Natalie Shay
Natalie Shay is a 19 year old multi award-winning, indie pop/rock artist from North London.
Combining vibrant electronic instrumentation with 80’s synth, the single is a infectious pop anthem which packs a punch with it’s powerful melodies and youthful exuberance. Co-written and recorded with Jonathan Vears (Imagine Dragons) and mixed by Pete Dowsett (The Vaccines), the single is brought to life through Shay’s distinct indie pop sensibilities and prominent vocal harmonies. "Perfume" narrates the struggle of reaching a crossroads in a relationship and deciding which road to take.
2. "Becky and the Birds" by "Becky and the Birds
The EP features a genre-spanning blend of lush electronics and soaring alt-pop with nods to trip-hop and R&B. The result is reminiscent of SZA, Solange and Erykah Badu. Its all stitched together with soul-stirring spoken word vocal samples and noises plucked from nature.
3. "Superzoomy Space Ships" by Jaicee Rentz feat. Kaleb Schnepf
Teen singer-songwriter Jaicee Rentz, whose grab bag of diverse styles and tactile musings reminds us of Maggie Rogers and early Beck. She handles all instruments and is capable of crafting dreamy psych pop to laid back acoustic banjo ballads.
4. "Kiss" by Pale Waves
The new single represents the first piece since the release of their critically lauded debut All The Things I Never Said EP. Pale Waves' new single is bubbly dream pop, perfect for summer cruising. You can catch them at Lollapalooza and Outside Lands this August!
5. "Reckless" by Humble Braggers
Buffalo friends, Humble Braggers, are back at it with a new single to make you dance! Synth beats, Tom's dreamy vocals, and the upbeat rhythm make a perfect recipe for a moody summer anthem! Our ears are eager for more!