Steve Angello - Children Of The Wild
Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling DJ/producer Steve Angello is venturing into one of the most anticipated solo careers since the fella with the 'brows left Busted. The debut album Wild Youth features Angello’s latest single “Children Of The Wild” feat. Mako- a sure winner in the charts battle in the coming weeks and months.
Swedish House Mafia were iconic in the modern house scene: some might go as far to say they were the ones to really kickstart the latest wave in Britain. Steve Angello’s powerhouse brain is capable of turning out tune after tune, and “Children Of The Wild” is full of those trademark sounds we love from this unique and intriguing musician.
DIIV - Dopamine
Dreamy Maccabees doppelgänger rockers DIIV are due to release their tongue-twisty second album Is The Is Are, through Captured Tracks this autumn. The Brooklyn band are hoping to develop on their killer debut album Oshin with a darker record that doesn't desert their happy slacker sonics. To this end, DIIV have produced 'Dopamine': a song full of good vibes and feel-good emotions, exactly as the title suggests. Keep it in your draw for a Blue Monday.
Saintseneca - River
With a stellar driving percussion, familiar folky vocals and a truly intoxicating listening experience on offer from Saintseneca, it’s hard not to include them in this months 'Mix. 'River', taken from their new album Such Things , is perfect for the kind of nights-outdoors we’ll all spend six months pining for, and the feel-good factor is in abundance throughout their second album.
Jam packed with riffy greatness, folky rawness and big bad 70s rock, it's all win.
Lawrence Taylor - Chains
22 years old. 3 million streams to date; 2 tracks in Tom Ford’s advertising campaigns; A fan base including Zane Lowe, everyone on Spotify and now you. What have you achieved today? This enviable man boasts contagious choruses and guitar riffs, which when paired with his vocals, make him the Hozier/Jake Bugg/Tom Odell it’s okay to love.
Born and raised on a cocktail of Led Zeppelin and Bob Dylan, Taylor deals out the kind of dramatic, knee-trembley warbles that’ll bring all girls (and some of the boys) straight to his yard.
If you haven’t heard of the man before, you will begin to hear a lot more about him in the near future. He’s a sucker for Twitter, and you can hear him live at the Servant Jazz Quarters in London on November 12.
Doe Paoro & RAC - Nostalgia
The Remix Artist Collective geniuses have worked their finely tuned magic on Doe Paoro’s track 'Nostalgia'. It's a chill-out groove for post 2AM, with a wave of hypnotic dance beats and some truly haunting vocals from Doe Paoro. Minimal in approach, the track is influenced by Aretha Franklin and Portishead and offers a spacey experience for its listeners, who'll feel the bassline and kick-drum down to their marrow.
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