Their sound explores ranges of jazz, alternative, soul, and trip hop, among countless other subgenres; a brilliant amalgamation. Neither black nor white, the music has settled into an undefined grey matter that endlessly appeals to music lovers of broad taste. “As the music industry transforms... we like the idea of being hard to place. That’s what keeps it exciting,” she explained, describing the atmosphere they create as “epic in sound and scale, full of life and emotion with loads of energy.
The Australian band, Mansionair, released their first EP, “Pick Me Up” in late 2015. Categorized as alternative EDM, their music displays sounds of affectionate, calming, laid back vibes. Mansionair lyrics are captivating; combined with their aesthetic sound, you can’t help but to feel enthralled by their exceptional music.
Now he’s come back with another release, sustaining what is slowly becoming a work of art. “Die Trying” is a breathtaking ballad, creating a quality that has not been seen by Michl before. It doesn’t disappoint. Shimmering pulses accompany his falsetto, lilting vocals. The outcome is easily captivating.
The new mysterious Canadian duo, dvsn, has recently signed with OVO Sound and just dropped SEPT. 5TH, their debut album. Vocalist Daniel Daley and the producer responsible for Drake’s “Hotline Bling,” Nineteen85 have come together to make dvsn, a combination that might just be the next Bryson Tiller. They definitely have made something worth blowing up over, and becoming the new rage.
Vicktor Taiwò creates a sound unparalleled. The Nigerian-born singer writes of an unnamed girl, of innocence lost, of his view of the world. There’s palpable grief in his euphony. Accompanied with the haunting strings and reverberations in his songs, the end result is, to say the least, impactful.
The Australian-Swiss songwriter, Anders has found music to be his life’s passion for as long as he can remember, "I’m a musician, a singer, and I’ll be those things whether or not there’s a hype, a paycheck, or a legion of fans."
"Lyrics can come from anywhere, it’s important to use your imagination and use your empathy to imagine what life looks like from other perspectives. It can be very personal and then other times about a friend, or an imaginary person but with bits and pieces you grab from your own life and build out of it. There are no rules..."
The East London born, singer-songwriter grew up surrounded by melodies. Inspired by the likes of Sade, Corinne Bailey Rae, Portishead, and the Beatles, soul rings out clear in her music, along with a fusion of electronic, pop, and R&B elements.
SHANAY Holmes, singer-songwriter from London, UK brings a soulful, enigmatic tune to the board with her new song “Time," part of her debut EP. It’s orchestral melodies, and haunting soundscapes make her sound nonpareil.
The self-proclaimed, individualist artist, Nyne from Melbourne, Australia is one to watch with her distinctive sound. Imbued with broody melodies, dark undercurrents, and filtered drums, her music reflects that of the Weeknd and Drake considerably. Yet with her most recent alternative R&B release, "Can't Sleep Alone", Nyne achieves an introspective aesthetic that is all her own.