Diamond Thug’s single ‘Eclipsed’

In 2016 the South African band, Diamond Thug, recorded their debut EP with the help of Dave Minehan (The Replacements) and released it to waves of support, Indie Shuffle calling it ‘…a joy to listen to’. After significant support at Spotify in their home country, where they have now had several million plays, and with the wind in their sails, Diamond Thug introduce their music internationally with their upcoming single ‘Eclipsed’, an evocative track that takes influence from the likes of Warpaint, Tame Impala and more.

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Since their formation, Diamond Thug have continually evolved, always striving to create a unique sound that’s stay true to their perspective. Their music glides through dream-pop, skittish, off-kilter electronica & psychedelic-rock, creating cosmic-influenced ethereal soundscapes, which swirl below Chantel’s haunting, yet beautiful melodies. The pursuit of an authentic & honest sound has earned the band various honours in international competitions such as Culture Collide’s pick to perform at SXSW 2017, as well as Converse’s Music Global Takeover and the attention of Grammy Award winner Darryl Torr, who had this to say about the band: “When listening to Diamond Thug, you are taken on a journey. It’s the effortless vocals, supported by a solid band, that tips you over the edge & pulls you through into their world. It’s rare to find a voice that can execute such interesting melodies so effortlessly as well as a band that leaves space for the vocals to shine, yet are able to maintain musical integrity.”

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B O K E H Releases New Videos

static1.squarespace.com.pngBorn in Cape Town, South Africa, raised in Wellington, New Zealand, Chloë Lewer grew up too shy to ever sing in front of anyone. Instead, she spent her childhood and university years working as an actress. At age 21, she met a filmmaker who persuaded her to start a ukulele busking adventure with him in Berlin, which quickly developed into a touring band called ‘Charity Children’ with two albums under their sleeves over five years.

As the relationship turned to friendship and the band went into hiatus, Chloë sought new artistic endeavours. Teaming up with Dutch writer/producer Wouter Rentema, also the drummer of ‘Charity Children’, the pair spent the Summer of 2016 locked inside various studios about the German capital and recording synths in a disused chapel in The Netherlands, developing what would become Chloë’s artistic alter-ego: B O K E H.

‘Don’t Leave The Fire’ feels like the diary no one was ever meant to find. The highs and lows of life and love lost are explored over a six track EP, in what is clearly a very personal musical letter. Intimate, sincere vocals, charged by an epic Electropop production with obvious 80s influences, expose B O K E H’s world and all the colourful, beautiful and painful spots of her imaginarie.

The lyrics, often sickly cute, ‘Did you know that you smile in your sleep? Sometimes I watch you like a total creep’, mostly painful, ‘My heart is a constant bruise’, end with poetic catharsis, ’There’ll be no more tears for yesterday’s years’.


 

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Futurelight Releases Music Video for ‘L.O.V.E.’

‘Futurelight’ are a Polish rock band formed in Lodz in 2012 as ‘Influence’. The band’s original members consisted of vocalist Arek Błaszczyk, guitarist and backing vocalist Łukasz Czechowski, and bassist Robert Kodłubański. The band’s line-up was completed by drummer Bartek Królak in June 2012.

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Futurelight have already released their debut EP. The band are currently working on a second studio EP. The band’s music has been described as a mix between The Who, Arctic Monkeys and Franz Ferdinand.

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From Kid – “New Gods”

Following the release of their acclaimed debut album, Swiss duo From Kid return to the fold with their sophomore LP ‘Favourite Storm’. Leading the way is the enticing single ‘New Gods’ out 17th February.

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‘New Gods’ starts off with a warm, inviting vocal melody, instilling the innate sense of endearing intimacy that is laced throughout From Kid’s previous offerings. The track is restrained yet gripping. An unassuming guitar bounces gently throughout, working in harmony with the coy keyboard and atmospheric synths, painting a vast landscape to match the wondrous nature in which it was recorded. It’s no surprise that the relationship between human and nature marks a key element in the new From Kid, which might also explain the opening lyric “Earth no longer accepts our presence with silence.” Speaking about the track the band have said “In the song it is mother earth speaking to the human race, expressing its displeasure and showing power.”

‘New Gods’ is the perfect introduction to From Kid’s forthcoming album and is a sincere piece of music that showcases Berchtold’s inherent talent for writing charming songs that bring to mind the meandering, brooding character of Wild Beasts. With the album out later this year we cannot wait to see where the duo’s beguiling journey takes them in 2017.

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