I missed last week because it was my birthday… Sorry about that. But, back this week with 5 new songs for your listening pleasure!
First up – PALACE – a band from London that I’ve already been watching for some time. I love everything I’ve heard so far, and they put this new song “Kilorean” out recently. Another winner, in my opinion! It’s dreamy and relaxed and bluesy yet happy sounding – put this on, pour a cocktail, go out to your yard or patio and say, “HELLLOOOO WEEKEND!”
Their debut album is out in June and I can’t wait! They’ve also got some tour dates in the UK this summer (jealous..) See their website for info.
PALACE SOUNDCLOUD, PALACE TWITTER
Next – another band from the UK. (No surprise there – I seem to love a lot that comes from across the pond!) This is ECHOTAPE. “All My Days” is a ridiculously fun, song with major party anthem potential.. This is destined to be played on festival fields.. The catchy lyric “All my days are rolling into one, my head’s like a sieve and I’m sinking some” – pretty much describes everyone at a festival anyway. Check it out and just try not to bop along:
Check out their Facebook page for a video of a recent TV appearance.
Third up we have FROOGLE & ALEXA HARLEY – with “Falling Down”. This is a gorgeous, powerful song, off the collaboration EP, “Tunnel Vision” From his Facebook, “Froogle fuses elements of jazz and r&b with state of the art electronics.” – that combination works wonderfully here:
ALEXA HARLEY FACEBOOK, TWITTER
The next band brings me closer to home. SMOKE SEASON – a LA based boy/girl duo known for their genre bending “electro soul”. They’re sexy, sultry, and kick ass.. They’re playing “Brokechella” this weekend in LA – I hope to check em out. Here’s their song “Bees”:
SMOKE SEASON SOUNDCLOUD, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, WEBSITE
And finally for this Friday – AQUILO. Check out this gorgeous downtempo R & B tinged break up anthem “Better Off Without You”:
If you live in the UK, you can see this English duo live this summer. Hey Aquilo, please come play LA soon!!
AQUILO: SOUNDCLOUD, WEBSITE, TWITTER