New Track: Sweet Little Lies – Bülow

Critically acclaimed German born pop iconoclast BÜLOW has released a brand new single called ‘Sweet Little Lies’, available on all download and streaming sites.

On the meaning behind the song the 19-year-old remarked, “’Sweet Little Lies’ is about creating false realities. When things get real, we find escapes. Sometimes it’s hobbies, and sometimes it’s people. But the degree of it we can’t always control.”

The latest single arrives just after the news that BÜLOW has received four nominations for the 2019 JUNO Awards, including Pop Album of the Year and Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Ahead of performing at the 2019 JUNO Awards on March 17th, BÜLOW will perform at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

The eagerly awaited new single follows the previously released ‘Damaged Vol. 1’ & ‘Damaged Vol. 2’, each instantly resonated with critics and new fans alike. ‘Damaged Vol. 1’ included ‘Not A Love Song’ which to date has clocked over 83 million streams.

‘Damaged Vol. 2’ included singles ‘You & Jennifer,’ ‘Honor Roll’, and buzzworthy ‘SAD AND BORED’,  praised by PAPER as, “the perfect pop study in contrasts, and further confirms bülow as an artist to watch with razor-sharp wit to boot.” HillyDilly called her “one of the brightest new talents in pop.” Last year also saw BÜLOW released much buzzed about ‘Two Punks In Love’.

Although BÜLOW has only just begun her musical journey with these recent releases, the music already stands tall as an impressive flag-bearer for things to come….

 

 

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New Track: Stories – Dear Pressure

Made on separate computers and in separate dorm rooms over the course of a year, Matt Kahane and Quin Kiu – aka DEAR PRESSURE–  have completed a piece on the other side of finishing college.

That piece comes in the shape of ‘Stories’ which boasts melodically sweet overtones, accompanied by a soulful (Tom Misch style) b-line. The three-minute smoothie represents the next big chapter in the Toronto duo’s life as they leave college life behind, wondering what’s in store for the future.

Why not check out ‘Stories’ below…and if you like what you hear, be sure to look out for this pair as they plan to release their debut EP next year. The project will follow the same theme as the current offering…only a little darker and more cynical…

Song of the Day: Drifting – Escapism Refuge (ft. Zeb Samuels)

Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to ESCAPISM REFUGE – one of the highly promising producers to burst up through Johannesburg’s burgeoning underground scene.

Earlier this month, he dropped an A-side double release, ‘Drifting’ and ‘Misfit’ via the indie label Deep Heads. After much deliberation, ‘Drifting’ was chosen as today’s top track for its floaty and spine-tingling combo of heavy hip-hop-esque drive and the sweet lick of the piano keys.

To date he’s released three hot EPs and won the praise of BBC 6Music’s Gilles Peterson, Soulection and Belgian’s Lefto. He also has a string of high-profile collaborations and a full LP in the pipeline…but for now, have a listen to the irresistibly good ‘Drifting.’