Thursday, 3 March 2016

Check It Out #16 (03/02/16)

1. Nowhere - COLOUR
Hailing from across the North of England, a combination of classified ads and friends' recommendations brought the band together. James Tidd, Scott Harvey, Liam Downey and Connor Dickson are a band with a dedicated work ethic; favouring a DIY approach, spending more than a year in the studio honing their sound, producing everything from artwork to videos themselves and captivating a local fan base. This is their latest track with a huge guitar intro - it's a fantastic release!



2. In My Dreams - KYYN

Classical pianist turned singer-songwriter, KYYN emerges as an artist tangled in harmony. Now creating brilliant indie electro pop, she is one to be watching and listening out for... 'In My Dreams' is the powerful follow up to the fantastic 'Walk On Water', which was KYYN's debut single and will be one of 4 songs in the self-titled upcoming EP. Have a listen and enjoy getting completely lost in her sound! 



3. Out Of Control - Fingertips
This is the latest track from duo, Fingertips (Joana and Rui), from Portugal. With an indie-rock melody, the track was composed by Rui, written by Joana and produced by Mark Needham (The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Neon Trees). Fingertips are no stranger to the road, having shared stages with Queen, The Cure, Nelly Furtado and The Corrs, and have played showcases across the world. This year they're heading out on tour around the U.S. and Europe, so keep your eyes peeled for more info on that soon at their FB here


4. I Don't/You Don't - Futile

After meeting in Gothenburg during their high school years, Futile became a band (and one to watch!). Their current line up consists of Matias Cortes Santos, Tim Vikman, Magnus Nylander and Daniel Aslund. This track is coated with pop and feel good moments, their rhythmic guitars and catchy synth hooks force you to move and singalong - loud. Enjoy! 



5. Been Lovin' You - Nicky Davey
LA rock and soul duo, Nicky Davey, recently dropped their single 'Been Lovin' You'. The duo, Nick Green and Dave Rosser, officially formed the project in 2011, after making records together under various aliases until they carved a sound they could truly call their own. Melodic vocal arrangements over organic beats, these guys are constantly reinventing the modern pop song. Enjoy this track and keep it in mind for your summer playlists! 


6. Glorious - Jake Evans
Manchester's latest favourite son, Jake Evans, is following up the release of his debut album 'Day One' with a UK tour and this new single 'Glorious'. Last year he supported New Order at three of their sold out shows, and also worked with their frontman Bernard Sumner on stage and the 'Day One' album... This is a great rock tinged track that stands true to the Mancunian music scene, be sure to catch him live (dates and tickets here)


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