Sarah Sunday – ‘Mental Zoo’

You may not have heard of Sarah Sunday but pretty soon she’ll be a name you’ll never forget. Her latest single, ‘Mental Zoo’, has more than a touch of Avril Lavigne to it, and this should come as no surprise, as Sarah counts the Canadian songstress as among her influences, which also include such legends as Debbie Harry, and other iconic female vocalists.

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Paul Jacks – ‘Too Emotional’

It’s not often we get to review the music of artists from Alaska. We’ve written about Paul Jacks before, who comes to us from Anchorage, the capital, whose long, bone-shatteringly cold winters, and closeness to active volcanos, make it a place highly likely to stir up creativity in even the most frozen of hearts.

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Soft People Get ‘Tender’ With New Single Out July 12

Late last year we introduced readers to Soft People, a husband and husband duo from San Luis Obispo, almost exactly in between San Francisco and LA. Their song ‘Absolute Boy’, struck us with its deeply personal lyrics, and 80s stylings, and we really enjoyed their sound. So we’re happy to announce that their new single, ‘Tender’, is set for release this Friday July 12, ahead of their performance at The California Central Coast Pride Festival that weekend.

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Future West Returns With New Single ‘See What I See’ Ahead Of Summer Dates

Future West returns with ‘See What I See’, the follow up to ‘Human’, which was released back in February. Out yesterday, June 14, ‘See What I See’ is a retro-tinged synth-led track which sees Future West imploring an unknown other person to skip town with them. It’s a full-on bop with a super-catchy chorus.

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John Roberts – ‘Looking’

The video for John Roberts’ latest single, ‘Looking’ is one which will send you straight back to the days when MTV was actually about music.

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The Tea Street Band – ‘Frequency’

‘Frequency’, from Liverpool’s The Tea Street Band, is a retro flavoured album which first brings to mind of the likes of Peppermint Heaven, crossed with Pet Shop Boys, and some industrial electronica for good measure.

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Nick Vivid – ‘Ricochet’

The music video for ‘Ricochet’ from Nick Vivid is as brightly coloured as the name of the artist himself.

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Peppermint Heaven Release ‘New Moons’ EP

New Moons, the latest EP from Peppermint Heaven is out today. More upbeat than their previous releases, it nonetheless maintains their characteristic 80s flashback style.

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Feyer – ‘Stuck in a Video Game’

Born and raised in New York and performing as Feyer, Andrew Feyer has had a long past with music, having started with piano lessons before moving onto songwriting, and playing with various bands. He started recording and producing in his bedroom, where he developed his own style, and, in addition to working with other musicians, he also scores for film and video games. Feyer’s style is difficult to classify, but the hey elements are theatrical lyrics, electronic rock production, and a merging of futuristic and retro sounds. His latest track, ‘Stuck In A Video Game’ is accompanied by a music video which has been produced and animated by Aqueous Animation.

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‘Marnie’ From Bay Area Rockers China Is A Retro Sounding Track From A Retro Sounding Album

‘Marnie’ is taken from the album, ‘And Then Nothing Happened’, from Bay Area based folk-rock band, China. A retro sounding track that would easily find a home on the soundtrack of an old west themed film or TV series. The album is set for release on 22 Febuary, via Royal Oakie Records.

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Hillhar Releases New Single ‘Will I’

Hillhar is an electro-pop trio, from Israel. Their new single, ‘Will I’, was released today, 28 January.

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Kelsy Karter Goes All The Way For ‘Harry’

Almost exactly four years ago to the day we introduced readers to Kelsy Karter, who had run away to Los Angeles from her homeland of Australia to make a name for herself in music. We’ve always wondered how Kelsy was going, and so we were very pleasantly surprised to hear she had a new single out, dedicated to Harry Styles, and called, appropriately enough, ‘Harry’.

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New Single ‘Alright’ By Honor Flow Productions Is Both Up-Tempo And Uplifting

Honor Flow Productions hail from Los Angeles, California, and bring with them the influences of their home town. Their single, ‘The Speed Of Light’, comes from their second album, ‘The B.L.A.C.K. Odyssey’, and presents the trio’s thoughts on the concept of “freedom”, while entwined in themes of self-expression, spirituality, romance, self-discovery, and personal joy.

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Parcels Unveil New Video for ‘Withorwithout’ Starring Milla Jovovich And Announce UK Dates for November

Parcels have unveiled the video for ‘Withorwithout’, starring Milla Jovovich and taken from the band’s acclaimed debut self-titled LP (out now via Kitsuné/Because Music).

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Parcels Release Debut Self-Titled Album Today Ahead Of UK And Europe Tour Dates

Byron Bay school friends Parcels relocated to the creative hub of Berlin to further their musical journey. Now signed to Kitsune/Because, the band won a legion of fans with their early EPs, which showcased a compelling electro sound that was as forward thinking as it was retro sounding. Citing Beach Boys, Chic, and Steely Dan amongst their primary influences, the band’s self-titled debut album has a clear seventies feel, but does it hold enough weight within its 12 tracks to pack a powerful punch for international success?

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New sensation Nyree Explores Music Over Decades & Cultures In Debut Album ‘International Girl’

UK born Armenian artist Nyree released her debut album ‘International Girl’, earlier this month on International Women’s Day.

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