Boys Noize + Francis and the Lights Release Disco-Inspired Anthem

Boys Noize and Francis and the Lights have teamed up for a chill collaboration titled “Why Not?” which is out now on Boysnoize Records. The song feels like a fusion of genres from the pop and disco worlds. Vocally, the song draws some styles from 90’s pop with some hip hop ad libs. It’s a track that can be easily danced to but it also … Continue reading Boys Noize + Francis and the Lights Release Disco-Inspired Anthem

Light Scene Factory’s ‘This Emotion’ Is Dynamic, Free-Form Electronic

The group describes this as a “nighttime disco burner full of spacey sounds and heavy grooves that take you for a trip.” The song utilizes a very loose format which lends itself well to the duo’s layered approach. At the same time, it covers a lot of ground. Continue reading Light Scene Factory’s ‘This Emotion’ Is Dynamic, Free-Form Electronic

Little Brother Eli Releases Their Chillest Song Yet

Little Brother Eli is out with their 4th single of the year, a total banger, titled “Stop Pretending.” The song starts with a synthesizer but quickly shifts to a funky drum and bass groove. The Oxford-based indie band cleverly combines flavors from indie-rock, pop, hip-hop and even new wave disco to create something that gives listeners a fresh experience with music. “Stop Pretending” has a … Continue reading Little Brother Eli Releases Their Chillest Song Yet

Ritual Talk’s ‘Reminders’ Is Upbeat Pop Rock with a Fast, Jazzy Approach

Ritual Talk’s ‘Reminders’ is upbeat pop rock with a fast, jazzy approach. The band describes the song as featuring, “interlocking guitar parts, bouncy synth bass, spurts of vocal harmonies and even a trumpet solo.” This secondary single from the group’s debut LP and “live favorite comes out September 27th via the band’s own Sonosoma Records.” The intense, impressive guitar work on here really takes the … Continue reading Ritual Talk’s ‘Reminders’ Is Upbeat Pop Rock with a Fast, Jazzy Approach

Colour Machine’s ’21st Century’ Is Lightly Progressive Rock with a Funky Garage Vibe

Colour Machine’s ’21st Century’ is groovy, lightly progressive rock music with a Saturday Night Fever meets post-punk revival vibe. The band describe this song as, “a funk-inspired social commentary on the mindset of twenty-first century youth, pulling from influences as broad as The White Stripes to George Clinton.” Their new EP, Strengthen My Hands, “will be released later in 2018,” they say, “off the back of a … Continue reading Colour Machine’s ’21st Century’ Is Lightly Progressive Rock with a Funky Garage Vibe

Band of the Day: Little Brother Eli w Towering Single “Wait For You”

One of RTP’s favorite indie rock band from the United Kingdom has just released a fierce new song that will definitely get audiences on their feet and dancing! This great band is called Little Brother Eli and their hit new song is “Wait For You.” The song is a classic indie anthem that combines tight sounding instrumentation with vocals that could fit in both the … Continue reading Band of the Day: Little Brother Eli w Towering Single “Wait For You”

‘Soulsexual’ by Distant Bonds Is Funky, Bombastic Indie Pop

‘Soulsexual’ by Distant Bonds is layered, bombastic indie pop with a funky groove. This “London-based trio,” claims to be known for, “fusing catchy pop-like choruses with arena-rock inspired sing along hooks.” The new self-titled EP is purportedly a, “polishing [of] the band’s already established sound.” These guys have a penchant for combining well-done rock instrumentation with a broader radio pop sensibility. In that sense, they’re kind … Continue reading ‘Soulsexual’ by Distant Bonds Is Funky, Bombastic Indie Pop

‘Higher’ by The Remiges Is Funky Swedish Classic Rock

‘Higher’ by The Remiges is some funky Swedish rock music. This song, which was “recorded, mixed and mastered at Rabbit Hole studios in Gothenburg, Sweden by Johan Rask,” is described by the band as, “about a perfect day of sun and joy.” They say, “it’s the word joy which really has an impact on the feeling of the music.” On ‘Higher’, a groovy bass line … Continue reading ‘Higher’ by The Remiges Is Funky Swedish Classic Rock

Chasbo Zelena’s ‘The Only Tool’ Is Calypso- and Rock-Oriented Indie Pop

Chasbo Zelena’s ‘The Only Tool’ is eclectic, calypso-indebted indie pop. This guy describes himself as, “a man with the resources and ambition to draw a giant cock on the moon.” This Slovakian clearly has an affinity for the guitar. Whether he actually plays the instrument on here or utilizes samples, this is an impressive, well-meshed composition. On top of the actual track’s clout, Zelena’s personality … Continue reading Chasbo Zelena’s ‘The Only Tool’ Is Calypso- and Rock-Oriented Indie Pop

Talkie’s ‘Fuzzy Disco’ Is Some Retro Indie-Pop

‘Fuzzy Disco’ by Talkie is some retro, groovy indie pop. Their debut album, “the self-recorded, self-produced Hablas, was released for free in the Fall of 2015.” ‘Fuzzy Disco’ song is aptly titled. This really does sound like an updated, millennial take on disco music. The solid, dynamic bass is almost flippant with its attitude. Behind it, the understated drums are right where they need to be with … Continue reading Talkie’s ‘Fuzzy Disco’ Is Some Retro Indie-Pop