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Former Sleigh Bells back up vocalist Roxiny is ready for the spotlight and recently shared her debut solo single “9 Months”. The Little Shalimar (Run The Jewels) and Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio) collaborator’s first release is a slow building track that builds into a full-blown anthem about surviving toxic, abusive relationships.

Chunky bass lines and summertime synths helm Los Angeles duo courtship.’s latest release “Perfect People”. The song is a reflection on our image-conscious culture with lyrics that reflect on the anxieties of meeting new people and living up to certain standards. In the end, the track is about self-acceptance and a celebration of that. ​​​​​​​

Parisian duo Sacre’s third single “Forever Young” opens with distorted vocals over, sparse, rhythmic synths before breaking out into a full cosmic disco sprint towards the finish line. With echoes of fellow French electronic pioneers such as Daft Punk, Sacre is well on their way to becoming another household name.

Hailing from Stockholm, INDIIA is a new disco-masked duo making left-of-center electropop music and has recently revealed their debut single “Out Of Love”. Featuring vocals from also rising singer Whitney, “Out Of Love” has the makings of a radio hit with crisp production, a bellow-y alto, and infectious hooks.

Minke – Armour

Jun 14 2017

Get blissfully lulled by London upstart Minke’s smooth guitar breakdowns in her second release “Armour”. The track is a unique cocktail of alt-rock/R&B and follows her debut release “Gold Angel” that’s garnered over 3 million Spotify streams.

Newcomer Xie teams up with V!RTU for a genre-bending debut “Just Like Me” with whistling synths, looping over a sinister bass line that creates a hypnotic bed for both Xie and V!RTU’s vocals to lie atop on. Comparing themselves to two flames throughout, the track relishes in the qualities that keep them bound together, as they repeat “you’re just like me” as the song hits its glorious drop.

Scandinavia has long since held a reputation for producing some of the biggest names in pop music and Danish duo Blondage has set their sights for global conquest as well. “BOSS” is their latest left-of-center experimental pop hymn with piercing vocals from Esben and Pernille alike.

Dublin-born, Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Sorcha Richardson returns with an empowering new single “4AM” for all the single ladies and single guys about not settling for less than you deserve. The late-night anthem has fuzzed out synth production and the repeated mantra, “It’s 4 in the morning, I think you should go.”