Indie Pop Mixtape 8
Artist: Leon Else
Why? Singer/Songwriter/Dancer Leon Else showcases all of his talents in this amazing music video that truly invites the listener to simply do as the song tells him or her and just dance. There’s something so unique, so refreshing and so fun about this track that you can’t help but fall in love with the melodies and the voice his voice softly dances around them making this track one of the best pop tunes to come out this year.
More of him: http://www.leonelse.com/
Why? There’s something so especial about this track, it mixes in some truthful pop melodies with light touches of electronic and melodies that thanks to KYKO I can pinpoint as south African. From the very first note you can feel that this song has a certain connection with mother nature as it invites us into the soundscape that we so happily will explore. Listen as this talented singer/songwriter continues giving us amazing gems.
More of him: http://kyko.co.uk/
Song: This City
Why? Fun, playful and meaningful acoustic pop tunes and lyrics that are sure to relax you and make you let go of all the rules and simply be one with the soundscape that Driftwood provide us with “This City”. The guys simply have a a way of connecting with the contemporary music lover as they play around with the melodies they set forth.
More of them: https://www.facebook.com/officialdriftwood
Song: Higher Self
Why? Experimental pop melodies that feel so new while still caressing the old school synth pop but this time around adding unique beats. With two lead singers, Karmic finds the right way to create a simply beautiful unison soundscape where they both can showcase their voices and mesmerize the listener as they harmonize their marvelous voices.
More of them: http://thisiskarmic.com/
Artist: Fickle Friends
Why? Led by the Natti’s pop perfect voice and with a knack for modern pop sounds come Fickle Friends and their latest marvel, “Brooklyn. The music video is simply so amazing at is mixes provocative dance moves, a certain old school vibe and a fun filled party like experience that is sure to get your body to move without your permission.
More of them: https://www.facebook.com/FickleFriends/
Song: To Swim
Why? Bewitching bass magic, light haunting drum beats, evocative echos and vocals that are so playful, so refreshing and exactly what was recommended by the doctor. Petrie showcases is unique chameleonic style of singing that has a way of blending pop vocals with light touches of hip-hop as he changes from verse to verse at light speed while keeping his soft touch.
More of Him: http://www.petriesound.com/
Artist: Chasing Ghosts ft. Millie Tizzard
Why? Folk, rock and pop unite in this beautiful ballad like marvel of a track by Australian singer/songwriter Jimmy Kyle aka Chasing Ghosts. As he opens his heart and soul for us we can help but be touched by the maturity and ethereal feel of this gem that is melancholically titled “Death”. His voice blends so well with Millie’s softness ensuring this track stays with the listener forever.
More of them: https://www.facebook.com/chasingghostsmusic/
Artist: Van Bobbi
Song: Morro Bay
Why? Summer tunes for the winter season, might seem like a strange time to showcase something like that but it just feels so right to listen to this summer driven energetic verses as they captivate you and transport you to a warm and fun filled soundscape that is just so magical. Van Bobbi delivers electro/Pop magic that is sure to fill you up with electric energy.
More of them: https://www.facebook.com/vanbobbi/