Our Best of 2013 gets seductive with the sultry sounds of Rhye’s ‘Woman’ coming in at #25.
London-based six-piece Lola Colt takes inspiration from Spaghetti Westerns to make Americana-meets-shoegaze soundtracks for films that don’t exist yet.
The stars aligned for Selton, and now we’re all reaping the summery, upbeat pop benefits – complete with Beatles harmonies and Vampire Weekend energy.
SAUVAGE take a walk on the wild side, fusing pulsing organic electronica with shimmering guitars and live drums.
Brazil’s mysterious DESAMPA performs his track “Life” and spins it into a beautiful cover of Perfume Genius’s “Hood”.
DESAMPA is a mysterious Brazilian singer whose emphasis on piano-led songs reminds of James Blake or Alex Clare.
Leeds-based Fun Adults fit alongside Wild Beats or alt-J, with their eccentric style and unusual rhythms.
Multicultural French band FI/SHE/S are starting to make a name for themselves thanks to their intricate arrangements and beautiful harmonies.
Mariam The Believer is Sweden’s latest pop export, whose debut album she wants you to feel is “like something you’ve dug up from the dark ground.”
Beatrice Eli embodies the forceful voice of her generation, taking a similarly strident tone to fellow Swede Lykke Li, but also flirting with the more seductive side of R&B.
Despite comparisons ranging from The xx to Ellie Goulding, Arthur Beatrice have managed to create their own sound an image, including releasing their singles on their own label.
We’re also “Searching For Silence” in Urban Cone’s latest video.
We premiere “Let It Down”, the brand new track from Cowboy Indian Bear, a band you should be paying close attention to.
Watch the video for Constantina’s collaboration with Uruguayan musician Franny Glass.
Improbable name aside, Cowboy Indian Bear are well worth checking out, as they’ve solidified their multi-layered approach to song-writing on their sophomore album, “Live Old, Die Young”.