If you’re obsessed with alternative music and a fan of anything pop, Electro-pop, Soul pop, Indie pop, I got you. This is a special list of artists and bands that create a scintillating sound using layers of bass and synth creating a melody that feeds the soul. If you have not heard of these artists I would say you should run for their music because you will absolutely love the heights it’ll take you to.
In no particular order
1. Seinabo Sey
After trying to push her dream of music away to become something else, Seinabo Sey realized at the age of 16 that she needed to attend music school so she left Sweden for Stockholm.
Her genres are a mix of soul pop and electro-pop . her songs include ‘Younger-, ‘Hard Time’ and ‘Pistols’. She released her first album in October 2015 and called it ‘Pretend’.
2. Elliot Moss
A multi instrumentalist ,songwriter, producer and visual artist from New York city. He slowly released multiple singles and released 2 albums, ‘High Speed’ in 2015 and ‘Boomerang’ in 2017. Songs from his albums include ‘Big Bad Wolf’,’Slip’ and ‘Closedloops’.
3. Jungle (band)
Founded by Tom Mcfarland and Josh Llyod-Watson . Jungles musical style has been described as ‘mid tempo 1970’s style funk’. This band has a fearsome live reputation. A spectacular live band. Songs include ‘The Heat’,’Platoon’, ‘Busy Earning’, ‘Time’ and ‘Lucky I got what I want’.
4. Years and years (band)
A British Electro Trio found in London. The band consists of the front man and piano player Olly Alexander, band guitarist Mikey Goldsworthy and keyboardist Emre Turkman. Their music is spectacular, they have a talent of mixing R&B and 1990s house music elements. Their debut album ‘Communion’ debuted at number 1 on the UK album chart in 2015. Listen to songs like ‘Desire, ‘King’ and ‘Take Shelter. You can thank me later.
5. Of monsters and men
A five member band from Iceland formed in 2010. Their debut album ‘My Head is an Animal’ was released in Iceland in September 2011. Songs from their albums are ‘I of the storm’, ‘We sink’, ‘Six weeks’ and ‘Winter sound’.