Brooklyn-based producer Imanos, Birmingham-based DJ/producer TRU Concept and X Factor UK winner Matt Terry have teamed up for their new break-up single "Sober". Emotive vocals from Terry are complimented by bopping summery production turning the track into a dance pop gem.
BANKS has returned with a fantastic, confident new pop single called "Gimme". The track marks her first release since 2017 and will feature on her upcoming new album set to be released later this year. She wrote to NME: "It's about knowing what you deserve, saying it out loud, and demanding it with no apologies. I'm ready to release this into the world and begin a new chapter."
Julius Cowdrey lays his heart out on his new single "Better Day". He confesses: "I never expected it to happen, but I got cheated on. I lived trusting her every action and without my knowing I became victim to huge disloyalty". Showing his disbelief he sings, "I guess angels can walk on the dark side".
Indie rock band Arms Akimbo's track "Pitchfork" from their new EP "Seven Dollar Paycheck" features wonderful guitar riffs and candid lyrics. The song was written on a post-tour
drive home from Texas: "I was thinking about the way that being a musician connects you with so many people while simultaneously being extremely isolating." Vocalist and guitarist Chris Kalil explains that the song is "a letter to my band and my loved ones back home. I wanted to tell the people in my life that even though it’s not the easiest path that we’re on, it’s the right path and we’re not going to give up."
Danish producer Snavs has put out a banger called "Us" on label Monstercat. The track is based around the vocal hook "Don't wanna be alone", and the way the vocals are processed in the drop, they sound like a warning alarm, the way anxiety of being left alone might feel. The track features in popular vehicular soccer game Rocket League.
Actor and musician Riley Smith has released a new single called "Earthquake" full of country pop charm, lovely guitar work and gorgeous vocals with passionate themes about the sexual tension that happens when you're away from someone you love for too long and then finally see them again.