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Sunday, May 08, 2016

New Sounds #53 May 8 2016




LION'S DEN - NOTHING'S FINE
This debut single from the Stockholm trio has a catchy guitar riff running through it with interspersed harmonies, and easy summer vibe. It is the first taste of their self-titled debut album, which is expected later this year via Lazy Octopus Records. Star rating: ***/5




NEW PHARAOHS - NOTHING WITHOUT YOU
Ex- of electro punk outfit Soho Dolls, London/Beirut songstress Maya Marie debuted first single, 'Empire' and 'This Changes Everything' last year, now she completes the hat-trick of hypnotic tracks, with this latest single, a power-pop ballad with shades of the 80s helmed by effortless vocals. Star rating: ***.5/5




IN HOODIES - SECOND COMING
From the Turkish artist Murat Kılıkçıer's debut album 'A Lunar Manoeuvre' released last month, produced by Chris Potter. Uplifting, alt-pop-rock that glides along on steady beats and guitar riff bursts. Star rating: ***.5/5




DOREY THE WISE - BROTHER OF MINE
Hastings-based alt-indie four-piece release this new single on June 10 - their second single of 2016 following 'Breakdown'. A 'soulful lament to a lost friend', vocalist Aidan Tigwell helms the infectious melodies. Star rating: ***/5




SOMEDAY RIVER - SLEEPING SIDEWAYS
The Orlando, Florida psych-folk trio deliver some more airy, laid-back vibes with simple guitar jangles and buoyant percussion on this second single title track from their forthcoming EP, out May 13. Star rating: ****/5

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