Written by: Charlotte Bredael
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North East based Dylan Cartlidge’s new single ‘Yellow Beat Road’ is the quirky, upbeat indie tune you’ve been looking for this summer. This tracks addictive beats, smooth vocals and fresh approach to indie rap make it a must listen for fans of legends such as The Streets and Hobo Johnson.
Rival Cavves is the brainchild of Marissa Longstreet of SLUGS and Matthew Lieberman of Magic Bronson who collaborate with a rotating collective of LA based musicians, artists and friends to perform and shoot their videos as a creative community. Their new single ‘Let Love Survive’ brings an electronic twist to indie pop and features catchy lyrics, earworm pop hooks and addictive vocals.
Fionn describe themselves as ‘young women with old souls’ and have been performing together since they were 12, having been born into a musical family. Their new single ‘Let Me Be A Flowerchild’ is the indie-folk hit you need in your chill out playlist. Sounding as though it would fit nicely into a coming-of-age movie soundtrack, Fionn’s soft vocals, gentle acoustics and catchy choruses will have you playing this track on repeat.
Beauty Queen claims her music is ‘best listened to while smoking at the back end of the parking lot, while skipping 2nd period AP trig’ and if that doesn’t intrigue you, I don’t know what will. Her new single ‘Two Of Us’ is a haze of atmospheric indie dream-pop, perfect for those wanting to escape reality into a soundscape of stunning vocals, gentle acoustics and soft, toe-tapping beats.
Next we have The Grinns with their new track ‘Reunion’ which boasts relatable, thoughtful lyrics, gentle yet catchy riffs and hooks that will leave you wanting more. This hit is sure to be relatable to anyone who has been missing friends and family and offers an optimistic view towards that all important reunion, all set to earworm indie beats.
Finally, if you’re on the search for a feel good indie hit to add to your summer playlist, look no further than Kios’ new single ‘Be Alright’. With uplifting lyrics and choruses that will get you up and dancing, this track would be perfect for your (socially distanced) summer BBQ or party, or even just as your soundtrack to a good day.