Friday Round-up!

We’ve had another pretty busy week here at ABoF, with new releases from Safe To Swim, 11, Sive, Catgod, Koto Kill and Emily Magpie.

Safe To Swim release addictive new single Friends!


Brighton newcomers Safe To Swim return with addictive new single Friends, out now. The single is packed with a punch from the offset, filled with huge hooks, pulsating drum beats and an undeniably infectious singalong chorus. Frontman Jim Filippides’ colloquial vocal style is instantly reminiscent of the likes of The Magic Gang’s Jack Kaye but with his own unique energy and flare oozing out by the bucketload.

Stream Friends on Spotify now.

11 charm with uplifting new single Best Of Me!


11 have released their latest compelling single Best Of Me. Written, recorded, mixed and mastered at Karma Sound Studios in Thailand, the single is filled with funk and soul sounds and impeccable production skills, creating an uplifting and catchy indie-pop tune.

Stream Best Of Me on Spotify now.

Ireland's Sive shares beautifully abstract video for Quietly!

Irish singer-songwriter Sive - aka Sadhbh O’Sullivan - has now shared the beautifully abstract video forQuietly, out now via Veta Records. Talking about the video, Sadhbh explains, "working with Myles O'Reilly on this video was like stepping into an alternate reality. The song is about what it's like to be quiet and take a look at what's going on inside yourself, and we played with the idea of representing that through projected images that I made...”

Stream Quietly on Spotify now.

Float away with Catgod's dreamy new video for Sleep In!

Lead by sibling duo Catherine Marriott and Robin Christensen-Marriott, Oxford band Catgod have released their utterly immersive new single Sleep In. Inspired by the turbulent feelings of mistrust in a relationship, it's propelled by luscious sweeping flute melodies and the subtle, effervescent power of Cat’s soaring vocals. Now accompanied by a beautifully shot video filled with dreamy pastoral images to match the spellbinding musicality of the track, it interweaves the exquisite harmonies of siblings Cat and Robin with folk-inspired layers of instrumentation.

Stream Sleep In on Spotify now.

Koto Kill share the delicately industrial Fire Down!

Collaborative project Koto Kill, the brain child of DJ and producer Gabriel Ralls, have now shared their delicately industrial new track Fire Down. Channelling her inner St Vincent, vocalist Judith Haustein’s smooth, sultry vocal soars effortlessly over pulsating electronica and razor sharp guitar riffs. Fire Down is taken from Koto Kill's debut mini LP Fight Us All on 16th November 2018 via Dystopian Disco.

Stream FIre Down on Soundcloud now.

Emily Magpie shares sparkling new video for Be Your Own Light!

Following last year’s The Witching Hour, Bristol based artist and multi-instrumentalist Emily Spetch - aka Emily Magpie - has just released her spellbinding new EP. Taken from the EP, title track and new single Be Your Own Light flows with Emily’s heart-wrenching celestial vocals, alongside glitchy electro hooks and an empowering sentiment. Emily has now shared some dazzling, eye-catching visuals to accompany the track, directed by her sister, Meghan Spetch.

Stream Be Your Own Light, the new EP from Emily Magpie, on Spotify now.