Tropic Harbour – Come Back
Mark Berg is TROPIC HARBOUR and his wispy deductions of intrigue, reserves judgement into the life of love and relationships. His music continues to evolve with subtle and dynamic moves. The dream-pop artist has played with acts like DIIV, Jessy Lanza and Homeshake. The pastel pallet of ‘Come Back’ explores into another facet of the world within oneself, with the kind of delicate brushing that TROPIC HARBOUR has come to be known for. With a decisive pension for dramatics, understated though it may be, rips your senses apart, badgering the line between pure pop and alt. ‘Combe Back’ is just a great single to listen to. Add to that the music video, and you get to see what was exactly in Mark’s mind when writing the song.
Gods Of Venus – “Destiny” feat. Jay-Jay Johanson
Guided by the anonymous composer, the project named GODS OF VENUS, takes music to a disco pronouncement with space as the backdrop and dancing on orchestral pop goodness. The decadence is in the bass. The decadence is in the vocals. The shimmer and glitter of ‘Destiny’ desires you to get into this worlds between worlds. Instrumentally vibrant, you can’t help but dictate to your body in accustomed dance. Romantic and rich with melodious harmonies, the synth driven acumen of this single sings with vigor. Featuring Jay-Jay Johanson, the Swedish vocalist delights within this expansive song.
molly o’malley – i wanna go home
Molly’s vocals hurt our heart. When she sings, our intrinsic passions overflow with honest waves of tears. The unconventional vocal attentions of MOLLY O’MALLEY is alt-pop goodness that is riveting in its own distinctiveness. The Louisville, Kentucky based artist draws inspiration from many genres, with ‘I Wanna Go Home’ being her first attempt at writing for all of the instruments within. It’s a unique and visceral experience. The force that comes from her singing, is gentle and timid, but with an underlying fortitude for action that is both pervasive and decadent. It’s something that is indescribable, but is should be. ‘I Wanna Go Home’ is a fascination that linger, for us.
Fauvely – What the Living Do
Chicago’s FAUVELY brings enlightenment with ‘What The Living Do’. Sophie Brochu’s voice is, as always, haunting but delivers a heft of weight in concerns, challenges, trepidations, and a fist clenching determination in living. Our lives are a fickle dictations of minute by minute pronouncements. Sophie highlights one or more in that process with delicious oddity and orchestral distinctions. The poetic collections that she presents expands beyond time and space, as it rips close to your own heart. ‘What The Living Do’ is a dedication to her friend who lost her mother to cancer. Dreamy, empathetic – that’s what FAUVELY does in its music. Love, loss, and finding oneself again – it’s that guiding light down a dark canyon of discovery. The self aware relevance of FAUVELY’s outputs are something to take note.
Shyland Flowers – Gone When The Sun Comes Up
Every so often, we get to listen to rap artists who, due to their intrinsic talents for striding between hiphop and indie-rock sensibilities, get on our 415 list. The vibe is different, no matter the rapping that is evident from the surface. SHYLAND FLOWERS’ single ‘Gone When The Sun Comes Up’ is one of those times, as it follow the hiphop line, but has that exact indie feel that is so decadent and delicious to taste. Maybe we are vibin’ the artist’s knack for the loop selections and editing, but like how we feel Gorillaz are to us, ‘Gone When The Sun Comes Up’ can fit in any rotation. From the south to north, east and west, rap or rock, this single represents more than its external shimmer. As we tell others, CHF is odd in its listening interpretation. Let’s keep this single in your rotation, shall we?