Tag Archives: Pop

Sweet Sälen and their eerie pop noir

Meet the next band to steal your heart: Sälen

Best 10 Tracks of 2014

From Jungle to Jamie XX, my soundtrack of 2014.  1) Jamie XX – Girl  Toe-tappin’ goodness. Rolling Stone did a better review on it than I ever could. Available at iTunes: http://smarturl.it/sleepsoundi Girl / Sleep Sound was out 5 May 2014 on Young Turks. 2) Telegram – Follow This was actually released in 2013, but hey. […]

Reggae lady Hollie Cook’s new album – Twice

Have had Hollie Cook’s new album ‘Twice’ on repeat all weekend. It’s one fluid, enchanting reggae dream that perfectly matches Cook’s delicate, etherial vocal After a successful pre-order campaign running since February  on PledgeMusic, Cook has given pledgers the download 2 weeks before its official release tomorrow. I pledged for the vinyl, below.     Although […]

Pulse – Cash+David

Another moody electro single from Cash+David, this time with an Eastern feel. I’m a little obsessed with this enigmatic London duo, and Pulse is just as captivating as their first single Funn. Pulse is released on June 9 but if you haven’t got Funn yet, then get it.     Sign-up for free to the Sound […]

Image from Music video by Paris Hilton performing Good Time (Explicit). © Cash Money Records Inc.

Listening to Paris Hilton’s new single ‘Good Time’ is anything but that

Paris Hilton makes a return to the music world with an Afrojack-produced pop-single featuring Lil Wayne. After her residency in Ibiza’s Amnesia was renewed this summer, there may be some of you who can be forgiven for thinking that her next release would be a move away from the mainstream, or a manoeuvre to gain […]

Lorde in Seattle (Image by Kirk Stauffer [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Teenage kicks: Lorde’s rebellious soul-pop & trippy trends

I love chatting to school kids, as I find they are the most on the ball with the freshest music and fashion. Last weekend I was catching with my mates younger brother, a sixth form student in Exeter, about what’s circulating in the South West at the moment. The answer: trippy t-shirt prints and statement-making sing-songwriter, Lorde. […]

Purple Ferdinand

Self-described ‘nostalgic folk soul’ artist Purple Ferdinand has been tipped by many major platforms, including Mobo Spotlight and BBC Radio 1Xtra, to be one of the breakthrough artists of 2013. Signed with Sony/ATV this year on a publishing deal, this talented London singer-songwriter’s sweet, husky voice and ukulele creates a unique sound. What I love […]