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Alya Elouissi takes future Pop one step further with the single “Fool for You”

Up and coming Alt-Pop artist Alya Elouissi released her latest single “Fool for You” on August 9th 2019 and she’s already made a fair amount of waves in the Future Pop genre.

By not filtering the soul or artistic creative passion in Fool for You, the single resonates as incredibly authentic as it serves up plenty of rhythmic euphoria while the track moves through the sun-soaked verses hitting the sweet spots in the choruses. But simultaneously Fool for You also carries all of the spiky tonality which you’d expect to hear in any self-respecting moody contemporary Electro Pop track. Alya Elouissi really has found the perfect balance of artful expression, contemporary appeal, and slightly vintage Soul Pop vibes in Fool for You.

You can check out the official video to Alya Elouissi’s latest single Fool for You for heading over to YouTube now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

 

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RiMarie – 1953 ft. Here & Elsewhere: Vibrantly Soulful Electro Pop

LA-based up and coming Electro Pop artist has cooked up an artfully compelling storm with Here & Elsewhere for her latest single “1953” which is due for official release on September 7th.

Although there’s plenty of moody bluesy soul poured into 1953, the soundscape remains vibrant and uplifting through the addition of RiMarie’s strikingly dynamic vocals which don’t solely serve to hit the right pitch. Instead, with 1953, it’s incredibly perceptible that the soundscape was driven by the narrative which unfolds with plenty of colour making it all too tempting to find the resonance amongst the rhythmic pulses and lyrical poignancy of this single. It’s fairly rare to find a sense of comfort in a track from an artist who you’ve not previously been acquainted with, RiMarie will definitely be one to watch.

You can stream and download RiMarie’s latest single 1953 for yourselves by heading over to Bandcamp now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Up and coming Indie Electro Pop artist GEISTE makes her transfixing moody debut with single “Ocean”

Up and coming Electronic Indie Pop artist GEISTE released her debut transfixing moody single “Ocean” on June 28th, 2019. The single is sure to be of appeal to anyone who appreciates fiery and unapologetic attitude in a masterfully atmospheric soundscape. While there’s some reminiscence between GEISTE’s sound and what you’ll hear Miley Cyrus’ most recent records, there’s a unique gentleness behind Ocean. Even though it’s packed with visceral emotion, the single still possesses an almost hypnotically mellifluous feel which easily sets GEISTE’s sound apart with distinction. The gentle amplifications in energy and pickups in tempo ensure that you’re well and truly hooked throughout the duration of this stylistic raw mix, and vocals don’t come much more magnetically natural as GEISTE’s.

You can check out GEISTE’s single Ocean for yourselves by heading over to SoundCloud now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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A Horse with A Horn – Better: Unapologetically Fierce Electro Pop

Up and coming solo experimental Electro Pop artist A Horse with A Horn (AKA Derek Wanker) has recently made their debut with the single “Better”. I don’t make the promise of “you’ll have never heard anything like this” all too often, but in this instance, I would put money on it.

It’s instantly perceptible that A Horse with A Horn has taken inspiration from some of the most iconic, unapologetically abrasive artists such as Peaches and Ladytron when cooking up his sound which resonates with plenty of distinction. After all, sexuality shouldn’t be repressed in any capacity and that definitely includes the music industry. We’ve heard enough tracks about Becky splitting up with her boyfriend by now. So, to sample something different, and infectiously salacious from a fierce Queer artist, hit play on Better and hope to hear a lot more from A Horse with a Horn in the Future.

You can check out the latest track from A Horse with A Horn for yourselves by heading over to Spotify now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Danni Baylor – SOLID: Infectiously Vibrant Reggae Electro Pop

As soon as you hit play on Danni Baylor’s latest single “SOLID” it’s instantly perceptibly that she’s a Pop artist with an infectiously magnetic personality.

While it isn’t all too often you can say that about Pop artists, Danni Baylor’s approach with SOLID hits you with a vibrant aural glow, the upbeat mix is much more than your average dancefloor filler. Instead the sun-soaked power ballad runs through with sticky-sweet romantic to the sound of Reggae Electro Pop.

The radio-ready beat serves as the perfect rhythmic platform for the soulfully fresh US based artist to lay down her piercingly pitch-perfect vocals upon. Paired with the emotive lyrics, SOLID resonates as one of the purest hits of euphoria you can tune into.

If you’re looking for beats to get you excited for Summer, you can check out Danni Baylor’s latest single SOLID for yourselves by heading over to SoundCloud now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Luk – Now or Never: A Debut of Floor Filling Electro Pop

“Now or Never” was the debut single from breaking artist Luk, with hundreds of thousands of Electro Pop fans tuning into his progressive style it’s about time you put him on your radar and shared his passion for Electro House beats.

Expect powerful Pop-style vocals from LA artist BAER which feed into the momentum of the euphorically constructed crisp and clear single designed to take you with the subtle build ups and drops of Now or Never.

The concordant keys mix with the vibrant electronica arrangement laced with the perfect pinch of lush reverb. With Now or Never the Swiss DJ and producer created a visceral feel-good vibes which would perk up any playlist.

You can check out Luk’s latest single Now or Never for yourselves by heading over to Spotify now. Give him a follow on Facebook to keep up with his latest releases and for a chance to

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Bastiko – Running Around in Circles: An Enigmatic Offering of German Electro Pop

On January 31st, 2019, up and coming Eletronica artist Bastiko released his latest mix “Running Around in Circles” and proved that when it comes to Electronic Pop, German artists seem to have the rest of the world beat. Even if you’re as ignorantly uni-lingual as I, you will still appreciate the feel behind Running Around in Circles which uses English and German lyrics to give the sound a truly European feel.

As the melody of the chorus hits the electronic soundscape it’s all but impossible not to get caught up in the momentum of the track which plays around with plenty of experimental effects, especially on the vocals. Yet despite the Running Around in Circles being a mechanically-engineered track there’s plenty of organic expression which will allow you to set Bastiko apart from the rest.

You can check out Bastiko’s latest single Running Around in Circles for yourselves by heading over to SoundCloud now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Kiey – Piccadilly: Resoundingly Raw Electro Pop

There are very few up and coming Pop artists who have the ability to create tracks which will hit you with the same weight as you’ll feel from Kiey’s melancholically-mused hits. For his latest single “Piccadilly” Kiey created a heartfelt and resoundingly raw soundscape with lyricism which almost certainly contains a piece of his soul paired with a steady Electro Pop beat.

There’s no getting around the fact that parts of the track were awfully reminiscent of Britney Spears’ One More Time. Regardless, there’s still a lot to be said about how prodigal the rest of the Pop arrangement is. The depth brought by the orchestral strings takes Piccadilly to the next level. Any fans of Empathy Test, New Order, the Knife and M83 are sure to appreciate what Kiey has created.

You can check out Kiey’s latest single Piccadilly for yourselves by heading over to SoundCloud now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

 

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Breaking Dublin Electro Pop Fí Drops Her Second Introspectively Sobering Hit “Feel Better”

If you’ve had a particularly heavy festive season, then prepare to be sobered by Dublin-based Electro-Pop artist Fí’s latest single “Feel Better”. Ironically, the Pop hit which explores the bitter-sweet repercussions from enjoying the club life makes for the perfect club hit – which may be enough to give you an existential crisis on the dancefloor. Yet, it isn’t all too often you’ll find an Electro Pop perennial earworm with such a deep introspective.

Any fans of artists such as Dua Lip, Lorde, Halsey, and Banks are sure to appreciate what the Breaking artist has cooked up with her infectiously euphoric 2018 release which doesn’t just skirt around issues of superficiality. With Fí’s undeniable vocal strength combined with the pristine production of Feel Better, it’s only a matter of time before her music takes a well-deserved trip to the top of the UK charts.

You can check out Feel Better for yourselves by heading over to Spotify now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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1323 – Retro Baby: Hypnotically Retro Electro Pop

1323’s latest single “Retro Baby” may have plenty of elements from the time of Synth Pop’s inception to lace the sound with accessibility, yet as the single progresses it’s clear that she’s reinvented the soundscape with one of the most distinctive flourishes yet. The fragility in the vocals is matched with moments of arrestive power making 1323’s vocals as powerful as you’d expect from the likes of Warpaint, Angel Olsen, and London Gramma.

It’s a rare feat for the vocals to a synth track to gel as intrinsically as they did with the beat in Retro Baby; the ultimate effect is one of aurally alchemic catharsis. If the fuzzy synths weren’t enough of a nostalgia hit for you, the distorted electric guitar will take you right back with the fierce archaically 80’s licks which bring in the outro.

You can check out the official music video to 1323’s single Retro Baby for yourselves by heading over to YouTube.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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