Co-author of Sam Smith smash "Stay With Me" and a steady presence on Hype Machine this year, Tourist shares a tasty remix by old-skool garage don MJ Cole, which features Years and Years singer Olly Alexander and vibes dialed back to the heydey of 90s UKG.
“Manchester-based electronic artist Oceaán released his new EP, The Grip, yesterday, a 4-track effort containing “Candour” and “Veritas“, songs that…”
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This young UK producer (who performs live with his twin brother) has been a constant on Hype Machine in 2014, and caps the year with the release of his EP The Grip
. Notes Pigeons & Planes
, "His vocals come off just as smooth and alluring as the beat itself."
Boasting an already-solid track record of remixes (Saint Pepsi, Cashmere Cat) and original productions, LA beatmaker Spazzkid continues his 2014 ascent, chasing the recent Sarah Bonito-featuring single
with one featuring K-pop singer Neon Bunny.
Describing themselves, rather perfectly, as "janky pop," Twerps hail from Melbourne, Australia, and harken back to the sound of classic New Zealand/Flying Nun bands like The Chills. The indie quartet release their debut LP on Merge next month.
Norway's Anna Lotterud (along with NZ-born producer Brady Daniell-Smith) offers this "subtle contribution to the festive cheer," says Unrecorded
. "Chilly, with modulated vocals and Scandi-pop synths," to send us off into the snowy holiday night.
Our 2014 Zeitgeist
is live, featuring the most-blogged artists and most-loved tracks of the year, plus great year-end album recommendations from bloggers, artists and a few of our Internet friends.
As for interesting reads, try this one which attempts to trace the roots of the air horn's ubiquity in popular DJ/club culture.
Thanks for listening!
- Dave, Dev & Team Hype Machine