Brooklyn based newcomers Lantrns released the video for the track Gold Thread. The dark synth pop three piece that’s stuck in the 80’s are known to play around NYC’s Mercury Lounge, Knitting Factory, and will open for Teen Vice’s residency at Pianos on Feb 2nd. Press includes Deli Mag and Pancakes & Whiskey.
Noise artist Gutxi Bibang brings a new revision of dirty rock n roll into 2017. Born in Spain and now located in the UK, his rock set up includes a 3 piece band accomponied by his American girlfriend Tabatha Beu on bass. As if that isn’t sexy enough, Spotify added System of a Gun on the New Noise Playlist. Check it out!
Singer-songwriter Noah Kahan who comes from a small sleepy town in Vermont will release Young Blood on January 27th via Republic Records. The track has the infectious indie pop flavor in the vein of Ed Sheeran, Hozier, and James Bay.
Instead of going to Tulane University, Noah focused on his songwriting which quickly gained attention from Joel Little who worked on the Lorde album. Now, Noah and Joel have teamed up and will release new music. I’ll link Young Blood when streaming becomes available.
Known for her work with Norwegian pop act Philco Fiction, Turid Alida Solberg, who now goes by Else Born has embarked on a solo career. Receiving praise from Press Play and many others, her debut track This Time/Remember out on Eskimo Recordings is very promising.
The single was accompanied by two remixes by LA duo Blue Motel who are known for remixing artists including Classixx , Poolside, Turbotito and Daniel T. You may also know Else Born from her feature on Horixon ‘Colours’ that was picked up by Stella McCartney.
Alex Frankel of NY indie act Holy Ghost released a solo EP filled with hook laden electro tracks. The Crime Cutz EP which was recorded in his home studio was released in September, but it’s worth mentioning because it’s that good.
Frankel is no stranger to the scene. He teamed up with the Classixx single I Feel Numb and has performed live with the group with stops as Lollapalooza, FYF Fest, KCRW and on Last Call with Carson Early, as well as joining Neon Indian for a Pitchfork TV live performance.