Soul-Pop duo Bad Honey Releases Second Single Of The Year, ‘Circles’

Comprising of Lydia Clowes and Teresa Origone, BAD HONEY‘s latest offering,‘Circles’ oozes a spine-tinglingly haze of lo-fi electronics and soul, voiced with an exquisite smoothness. The dreamy number follows their first single this year, ‘Easily’.

The duo’s delicately sugary sound has received ample radio support from BBC Introducing London (The Hot List for International Women’s Week 2019), BBC Radio 1xtra (Jamz Supernova and Moses Boyd), Radio X (John Kennedy), BBC Radio 6, Worldwide FM, Amazing Radio and from Spotify’s New Music Friday in UK, Portugal, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

The South-Londoners were chosen as resident artists for The Roundhouse in 2017-18 and have performed at Love Supreme 2019, Jazz In The Round 2018, Village Underground, The Jazz Cafe, BBC Music ́ Introducing Live, Cheltenham Jazz Festival (2017 and 2019) and Brainchild. They have also supported the likes of Little Simz, Gogo Penguin, Soweto Kinch.

These pair are not to be sniffed at…have a listen to ‘Circles’ below…

Asha Gold delivers stunning visuals for debut single ‘Too Good’

Last year, ASHA GOLD made waves with her debut single ‘Too Good’, quickly amassing over 10,000 monthly Spotify listeners since it’s release one month ago. The R&B-influenced electronic pop tune was also played by BBC Radio 1’s Jamz Supernova, selected for Tidal’s Rising: R&B playlist, and also gained praise at Colors, Elevator, Clash Magazine, Earmilk and more.

Following this initial success, Asha Gold delivers stunning visuals in collaboration with AIME Magazine and filmed by Nick Bailey.

Speaking about the concept behind the ‘Too Good’ video, this West London newcomer says:“I wanted the visuals for “Too Good” to project the positive message of the song, and express who I am in an authentic but engaging way. We aimed to capture a balance of fun and youthful shots, to reflect the confidence and vulnerability in the song.”

Check out the video below…

New Track: Really Good For Me – Exmag

Following the release of their EP ‘The Walls That Divide Us’, enigmatic, future soul trio EXMAG release their infectious new single ‘Really Good For Me’ through 3 Bar Fire Records.

The collective continue to defy genre restrictions on the record, fusing stuttering synth patterns with woozy guitar runs – an accomplished portrayal of the group’s talent in its purest form.

Comprised of Tyler Dondero, Eric Mendelson and Dave Carls, the American trio have continued to turn heads with their impressive discography, alongside esteemed live performances at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Electric Forest, Summer Camp Music Festival and Camp Bisco.

With previous support from Complex, Nest HQ, The Huffington Post and BBC 1Xtra’s Jamz Supernova, ‘Really Good For Me’ continues to showcase the idiosyncratic trio’s musical versatility.

Check it out below…

Song of the Day: London Love – Weslee

Inter-continental singer-producer duo WESLEE have marked their first release of 2019, with latest single ‘London Love’.

Utilising steel drums and deploying a carefree electro-R&B vibe, the playful track sees WESLEE checking off London love interests’ flaws in each area. The chilled out beat of ‘London Love’ shows off Emma’s irresistible vocal range taking centre stage.

The duo’s second EP is set to be released later this year. Acclaimed debut EP 9F, released last June, has generated over 809,000 Spotify streams, while also making it into Jamz Supernova’s ‘Top 5 EPs’ on BBC Radio 1Xtra.

Having established themselves as the one of the most refreshing and uniquely dynamic acts in today’s international music scene, WESLEE have amassed over 25 million streams and performed for BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac at her AMP event, where they were joined by Jessie Ware and Sunflower Bean, as well as Annie herself. The pair also performed on the mainstage of Brooklyn’s Northside Festival as well as Baby’s Alright for their live debut in the US.

Weslee

First emerging with critically-acclaimed debut track ‘Gassed’ the duo garnered a wealth of support from industry heavyweights, with the track receiving the prestigious ‘Hottest Record in the World’ accolade from BBC Radio 1’s Mistajam. It also clocked in at #5 on the BBC Radio 1 Specialist Chart and received support from a wealth of BBC DJs, including Pete Tong, Danny Howard, Clara Amfo and Huw Stephens.

‘London Love’ cements WESLEE’s status as one of the most exciting acts in new music, and with more releases just around the corner, their career is very much still unfolding.

Check out ‘London Love’ below….

Song of the Day: Come For You – Nemi

NEMI steps out of South London’s thriving scene and into the blog’s today hot spot with an anthemic R&B inspired single ‘Come For You’.

The release has already captured the attention of Jamz Supernova, who provides the first play via BBC 1Xtra, and follows on from the genre-defying, Dummy-approved debut single ‘What You Gonna Do’.

As a 21-year old songwriter, whose family are originally from Portugal, NEMI manages to draw from her love of 80s classics, by the likes Kate Bush, Blondie and Madonna, whilst producing a refreshing, contemporary sound.

In spring of 2019, she is set to release the debut EP ‘YOU’ – a 4 track project that melds her unique personal aesthetic with that of her favourite coming of age films, Betty Blue and Stand By Me. The project has been produced in collaboration with Exmoor Emperor, whose previous credits include AMA Lou, Jones, Bellatrix, Tara Carioselli and Tkay Maidza.

NEMI has curated an emboldened pop sound on ‘Come For You’, by seamlessly combining old with new in a way that belongs only to her. Watch her ride through to 2019 on a wave of well-earned hype…but for now, have a listen to NEMI‘s latest offering below…