Following up her release of her latest single, ‘Coiled’, Alice Gerlach, better known as alice does computer music, released the accompanying piece – her debut album, ‘Shoegaze 5G’ – on streaming platforms on August 4th. The long-awaited album from the Chicago-based indie artist has been in the works for a significant time now, but we can finally see the fruits of that work take shape. Gerlach is also doing an album release show on September 1st – more details on that will be available below.
Award-winning composer, artist and musician Isobel Waller-Bridge announces her new signing to Mercury KX. Joining artists at the forefront of contemporary music, including Anoushka Shankar, Ólafur Arnalds and Keaton Henson, Isobel also releases her new track ‘September’, which will feature on the new compilation album ‘FLOW’ – a celebration of three years since the launch of Mercury KX.
Nigerian artist Demola isn’t afraid to do things differently and to mix it up when it comes to his music. Although his usual style is Afrobeat, for his latest single, ‘Light Up’, the unmistakeable sound of a violin turns up mere seconds into the track. It shouldn’t work: the rhythm is a full on bounce, buoyant and packed full of sunshine; the violin is breezy, and cool – like a walk through a forest. It shouldn’t work – but somehow – it does.