Sumptuous electric piano for the wee hours
A concept album of emotion and story over melody
My 25 best albums of 2016. Happy New Year!
When folk, world and synth music collide – amazing things happen
Olga Bell brings you the unique delights of smashing cultures
Welsh duo release a Tour De Force of dreamy folk pop anthems
A dream pop band from that jumps from mood to rage in a beat.
Futurebrite is the name for dark electro pop duo Karen Kannen Correa and Josh Grant. In a very similar vein to Nikki and the Dove, Iamamiwhoami and Royksopp we have some more edgy experimental pop music and the quality shines through on the EP. “Faux” opens with loops of quick dismantled keyboard samples and vocal […]
Young Summer is a new electronic synth based singer/songwriter whom crafts some more left of the middle dream pop tunes. Her début EP “Fever Dream” is a fantastic introduction to her music which we wholeheartedly give a thumbs up on HPM! “Fever Dream” opens the EP with a thumbing heat beat kick drum with a […]
Young Summer is the monkier for DC based singer/songwriter Bobbie Allen whom releases her début album tomorrow. Entitled “Fever Dream” the lead single and title track is featured below and showcases her low-fi electronic dream pop approach. She has a strong assured and smooth voice that reminds me of Sarah Slean. Listen to Fever Dream […]
Young Summer is going to be a name I think we’ll hear a lot more of in the coming months. Releasing her first EP in June this year, the single “Fever Dream” came out earlier this month and its a sumptous dream pop track with a slight Zola Jesus edge to it that elevates it […]
With a penchant for bringing in various quirks from different types of genres and meshing them together, Marya Stark has crafted an excellent album The Garden which came out at the very end of last year. With the cute music video “Mosaic Hearts” is one of the more radio friendly tracks on the album and […]
A very new duo to fall on my ears are School of Seven Bells. Upon my first listen my first thoughts were harking back to Cocteau Twins and whilst that’s not far from the mark – Ghostory is a magical album. Opening with bouncy “The Night” you are splashed into some of the most gorgeously reverbed guitar […]
We’ve already met Laura DiStati on her solo career but Laura also heads a rock band called “Measure” and their debut album “The Air Inside Our Lungs” hits the stores very soon and we’ve been able to wrap ourselves round it and give it a firm two thumbs up! Opener “Somewhere Outside” introduces us to […]