We haven’t heard chiptune sounds making their way into pop for a bit, and in the hand of innovators such as Little Dragon on “Sweet”, the results pushing through via of a combination of trippy dance beats and vintage Atari 8-bit, MIDI synthesized bleeps are balanced to dance pop gold perfection.
Goldfrapp are dabbling in the diverse once again, as revealed from album track “Ocean”. It’s quite possibly to be regarded amongst some of their most seriously electronic material that harks right back to their beginnings.
Danish newcomers Noréll have put their signature glacial coolness on a cover song. Perhaps they didn’t see Robyn or Tove Lo being a challenge enough, so they opted for Swedish House Mafia’s mega wavy dance anthem “Leave The World Behind” instead.
Billy Cullum comes from a place not many pop artists are known to reach over from (Musical Theatre). He’s got quite a lovely quirky streak running through his music which certainly perks up the ears. You’ll find all of this come through in the new single “Lost In You”.