Category: Featured Artist

Northern Labour Party

Northern Labour Party

Despite not being labelled as dance, Northern Labour Party’s dark pop music does evoke a certain movement-heavy response, probably due to the well-balanced mixture of Moog-driven bass lines, echoing guitars, resonating vocals, motorik drumming, and surrounding goth atmospherics.

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Kites

Kites

Having already been compared to indie electro pioneers like New Order, O.M.D., and Talking Heads, Kites are ready to take the world by storm with their Joy Division meets Donna Summer synth laden anthems. If HURTS are too sappy for you or you prefer a synthpop band with cojones, look no further.

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Fan-Tan

Fan-Tan

Drawing elements from early ’80s post-punk, shoegaze, and New Wave, Fan-Tan’s emotionally charged music brings to mind bands like stellastarr*, My Bloody Valentine, Editors, Hot Fuss-era The Killers, and Arcade Fire.

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The Burning Hotels

The Burning Hotels

Forged under the inspiration of post-punk and angular melodies, The Burning Hotels cut through modern rock with sharp guitars, lush synths, propulsive rhythms, and catchy hooks from the ’80s New Romantic movement.

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Snake! Snake! Snakes!

Snake! Snake! Snakes!

Labeled as an “indie orchestral rock band”, Snake! Snake! Snakes! is a Phoenix-based quartet whose sound can be described as majestic and captivating, with emotionally-charged vocals, lush guitars, and dramatic strings that bring to mind Arcade Fire, Wolf Parade, and Radiohead.

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Les Yeux Sans Visage

Les Yeux Sans Visage

Following in the footsteps of late ’70s – early 80’s post-punk bands – most notably Joy Division – Les Yeux Sans Visage incorporate rumbling basslines, eerie guitar shrieks, robotic drums, and baritone vocals in their gloomy pop gems.

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Morning Parade

Morning Parade

Morning Parade blend indie guitar riffs with pulsating synths and anthemic choruses that will have you singing along in no time. Think of a punchier Delphic with small hints of Coldplay, Muse and Enter Shikari to get the picture.

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Sugar Crisis

Sugar Crisis

Sharing a common love for synthesizers and all things electropop, Sugar Crisis make wildly infectious music influenced by the likes of Tilly and The Wall, Freezepop, The Postal Service, The Submarines, and CSS.

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The Vaccines

The Vaccines

If you like The Ramones, The Beach Boys, The Clash, The Strokes, and The Jesus & Mary Chain, keep an eye on The Vaccines. They might not save rock ‘n’ roll, but they certainly have potential.

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Diego

Diego

Although their music arsenal is mostly based on slow-burning songs with atmospheric guitars, cinematic mood, baritone gothic drones, and haunting melodies, there are still plenty of hooks to give Diego’s tunes a dancefloor-friendly edge.

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