Category Archives: Hit of The Week

Hit of the week: Anteros ‘Fool Moon’

Anteros reveal their sparkling new track ‘Fool Moon’ and it’s concomitant video. With their debut album ‘When We Land’ spinning it’s way to all speakers and headphones on March 1st, 2019.

Flickering with electronic elements, this indie-pop track is a much needed breath-of-fresh-air to the end of 2018. The video is the third and final installment of their video trilogy following from the first, ‘Ordinary Girl’ and the second, ‘Call Your Mother’, which has been a unique visual journey co-directed  by Bella Howard and lead singer Laura Hayden.

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Hit of the week: The 1975 “Love It If We Made It”

The 1975 have released some months ago a new single called “Love It If We Made It.” The lyrics, which were teased in a packet sent out to fans and the press, mention the late emo-rapper Lil Peep, quote President Trump, and conclude that “modernity has failed us/and I’d love it if we made it.” This treatise is all set to a heavy drum beat, with a much bigger scope than the deliberately tinny first single “Give Yourself a Try,” as Matty Healy howls his worldview. The song has been chosen as the best of the year according to Pitchfork.

 

Hit of the week: RY X ‘Yayaya’

With album ‘Unfurl’ set for release in February, Ry X has both shared a track from the record, and announced details of a massive London show. The power of quietly intense, passionate music to pull audiences in to an intimate space is something this Australia-born, LA-based singer excels at

Track ‘YaYaYa’ is the latest number to be aired from the record, which is out 15th February via Infectious. It follows the already-revealed ‘Untold’ and ‘Bound’.

Hit of the week: The Decemberists ‘Traveling On’

Veteran indie rockers The Decemberists returned earlier this year with their latest album, I’ll Be Your Girl, which saw the band pushing outside their comfort zone and experimenting with a new wave palette of sounds. Now, a few months after the album’s release, the band has announced the impending release of Traveling On, an EP featuring five tracks originally intended for inclusion on I’ll Be Your Girl.

Traveling On continues on the path that was laid by the band’s eight studio effort, with Colin Meloy and co. shifting their sonic influences in the direction of New Order and Roxy Music.

Hit of the wek: Easy Life ‘Nightmares’

Easy Life, the Leicester five-piece, are having ‘Nightmares’; not literally of course, just the new single, produced by Fraser T Smith (Stormzy, Adele, Florence) and out this week.

The track exudes a confident, charismatic twist on those long days (and nights) when you feel anything but. Blending hip-hop swing, jazzy horns and the band’s innate ear for pop hooks, ‘Nightmares’, says the band’s lead singer, Murray, “started with the trumpet sample that we loved from Dionne Warwick’s version of Burt Bacharach’s ‘Loneliness Remembers What Happiness Forgets’. This instantly gave us the feels, and the rest just kind of fell into place.”

Hit of the week: Little Simz ‘Boss’

Last week, Little Simz brought us back to reality with the track “Offence.” Now, she shares another unapologetic anthem called “Boss” and it’s so good that it deserved to make it’s grand debut in a major way which is obviously why it was featured in the latest episode ofIssa Rae‘s HBO show Insecure.

This single will quickly become one of your go-to self-empowerment jam as Simz goes off about investing in herself and not letting any type of distractions—men to be specific—knock her off this self-made journey toward success.

Hit of the week: Andrew Bird ‘Bloodless’

Andrew Bird  has released a track called “Bloodless” along with a new music video. The video, which was directed by Matthew Daniel Siskin, is black and white and features nameless people with their faces blurred out walking the city streets, looking for hope. That hope might possibly be found in Bird himself, who appears playing a violin, appreciating paintings and finding conviction in art throughout the visuals.