Goth-pop trio Twist Helix have now shared their euphoric new single Newcastle out now via Paul Black Music. Talking about the single, front woman Bea Garcia explains, "as a group we were tired of cliches of industrial decline, on ‘Newcastle’ we wanted to give a different vision of “The North”. We wanted to capture a feeling of optimism and possibility about our region and portray a city and its people rising like a phoenix from the ashes of industry.”
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Utrecht outfit Jo Marches have shared the wonderfully animated video for their latest single Clearing. Talking about the track, Jo explains, "Clearing is about the discussion I have about feminism with my male friends. It’s sometimes difficult to make them see what it means to be a woman and what hidden and visible patterns of inequality are part of daily life as a woman."
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Berlin-based trio Varley are back with another captivating release. Reflecting on the ever-growing demands of today’s society from the effects of social media and the pressure this puts on a whole generation to “be something”, Lonely Were The Days blends the soaring vocals of Irish front-woman Claire-Ann Varley with throbbing beats and a twinkling soundscape. Interweaving luscious hooks and a melancholic lyricism, it’s a truly mesmerising slice of dreamy alt-pop.
Stream Lonely Were The Days on Spotify now.