Louis Samson dropped his debut single 'Reflection' a few weeks ago. It's a Brayton Bowman-esque piece of synth-pop with R&B melodies. The production is rhythmic and sparse, with flecks of Ben Khan, upbeat and energetic. By the time the hook rolls around, the track has really hit its stride; opening up into an expansive synth … Continue reading Introducing: Louis Samson takes a deep dive into himself on ‘Reflection’ and ‘Forever’
Seriously impressive debut here from US-based startup ELEON. There isn't much information about ELEON online, but if this record is anything to go by - we'll be hearing about the project a lot more in 2018. The vocals are silky, gliding atop a reverby guitar until it opens up into the chorus. An undeniable hook … Continue reading Introducing: ELEON drops debut single ‘If It Ain’t Me’, produced by Kubla Kahn
I didn't know much about The Xi before this single landed in my inbox but as soon as I listened to the record I knew it was undeniably worthy of a post. Firstly, the production is wonderfully subdued - a percussive instrumental underlines the soaring melody which hits its stride once the chorus rolls around. … Continue reading Introducing: Obsession is the undeniable new record from New York City’s The Xi.