Catholic Action are four young men from Glasgow. Led by 23 year old songwriter and producer, Chris McCrory – the band marry classic pop songwriting, art rock sensibilities and glammed up, melodic guitar playing – before squeezing it all through a slacker-pop filter and making a sound utterly their own. In the midst of one of the most successful periods of their career to date which has featured everything from US shows to releasing beloved singles, the Glasgow-based outfit have now declared that their first full length In Memory Of will be released via Modern Sky.
Relatively new kids on the block, Felix Pallas have new material baked and ready to serve. They are a fantastic new band with roots well anchored in the equally fantastic city of Antwerp in Belgium. The same city which saw Warhola rise from and we wouldn’t be surprised if Tsar B came from the same place too.
Band members include Simon, Pieter-Jan, Xavier and Ziggy. They have been busy putting the finishing touches and finalising their forthcoming EP with Chris Zane in London and expect it to be dropped after the summer. He’s the guy behind such successes as Chloé Howl, Friendly Fires, St Lucia and more delights throughout the years.
You’ll love the catchy nature of “Similarities” and how the song sticks with you. It is a real winning track
The 17-year-old Brisbane singer/rapper, better known as Mallrat, has racked up quite a list of achievements — from gaining radio recognition, both locally on Triple J and abroad on LA’s KCRW, to performing alongside the likes of Allday on his ‘University Boy’ tour and Sydney’s Come Together music festival. Using and combining this decent blend of electro-poppy vibes meets rap in a concoction, You can here influences from R&B to deep house in “Uninvited”, as well as some of her other songs in her limited catalog, including the more up-tempo “For Real”
Singapore four-piece M1LDL1FE have an innate sense of ambition. Finely honed pop songs with an indie-dance bent, the group have released self-titled new EP. ‘Distraction’ their debut single is a fizzing, crackling pop song with a bittersweet tale in the lyrics.
The Night Cafe are one of those bands that always seems to shine under the radar. Felicity is the first track to be taken from The Night Café’s currently untitled EP, set to be released on October 6th. Following on from their debut EP, ‘Get Away From The Feeling’, it is the second release from the band which arrived back in March earlier this year.
Despite being notoriously press-shy, Sheer Mag have built quite a reputation for themselves over the past few years. Having released three EPs since 2014, the Philadelphia rockers have become live favorites, performing everywhere from Coachella to Primavera Sound. They have just release their debut album entitled Need to Feel Your Love.