Times can become a bit depressing lately. So without further ado, a quick collection of bright new talents out there, a curated playlist by Team Poule. This one is out on Soundcloud and Spotify, at your convenience.
First off come the fuzzy lo fi neo-psych vibes by Yusuf Siddiquee, really kicking this list off. The man has just released his debut EP titled Softee and this track is a warm reminder of the origins of this music era. Smooth as. London quartet White Kite share their second single after that, a grooving indie pop gem driven by a distinct sense for changes in rhythm and tempo. They'll be on tour in the UK next month, check their dates. Right next, the dreamy self-proclaimed cloud poppers of POKAL from Sweden and Norway make an appearance. Their drive is unpretentious and straight forward, a real treat. Up next, LA's B.Miles share an ecstatic single off their upcoming debut EP which will be out in March.
Vancouver's smooth poppers Mellt produce a warm alternative spin of indie, this track comes off their brand new EP. In the same vein, UK's power poppers ISLAND drop a hot ball after that. This one is off their second EP and they are set for a whole range of UK and EU dates this month and the next. After that, Sydney's dreamy indie rockers Crystal Cities share a round track, mild melodies for the long nights of February. Then, San Francisco's Macajey contributes a single off his new EP which only came out last month. A glistering electronic track with soulful vocals by Elle Leatham.
PIAS' own Cut_ (underscore) out of Amsterdam make a contribution in form of their catchy new single. They have lined up an impressive list of festivals for the year. Next, London dream popping five piece Swimming Tapes share their banging single, a track taken from their debut which will be out at the end of February. Look out for their headline debut in London in April. French duo and full time Prague residents Overland Inn share a psychedelic single after that. The track is off their third album. Next, UK producer CallumDr shares his latest offering, a dreamy Japanese inspired track. And finally, a dreamy outro, provided by Belgian singer Marie Reiter. It's the opening track of her debut album ad she is on tour in Germany and Belgium as we speak.
So, there it goes, a hot ball of talents from the American West Coast all the way across the States and the pond through the West Midlands and London into Belgium. Team Poule says, who came up with borders anyway.