by / February 7th, 2014 /

State’s New Music Mixtape #2

Our second weekly round-up of the latest music doing the rounds, kicking off with one of our Faces of 2013….

Soak – ‘Blud’
Newly signed to Chvrches’ Goodbye Records, Bridie Monds-Watson finally makes her recorded debut.

Ellie Goulding feat Angel Haze – ‘Life Round Here’
Pop star Goulding covers James Blake, with hipper than hip rapper in tow. Ace.

The Deadmen – ‘Let Your Fingers Rule’
Washington DC punk folk collective release the lead track from debut EP, due on St Patrick’s Day.

Wake Owl – ‘Letters’
Vagrant Records signing touched by the hand of Richard Swift.

Willowy – ‘Waiting On You’
21 year old Australian adopts none more suitable stage name.

Black Object – ‘From The Sky’
Sub Death. Say no more.

Youth Mass – ‘Dream On’
Irish four piece, who impressed hugely with debut EP, keep up the good work.

Lake Malawi – ‘Always June’
Former Charlie Straight front man Albert Cerny returns with his new band.

The Honey Trees – ‘Nightingale’
Dreamy pop from Californian duo.

Velvet Morning – ‘Clouds Come First’
The sound of the Southend-On-Sea psychedelic scene.

Bipolar Sunshine – ‘Where Did The Love Go’
Another impressive single from the Mancunians.

Aan – ‘Bubble Bath Pop’
In for the title if nothing else.

Algernon Doll – ‘Spilt Milk Perfume’
One man band makes a racket.

Ibibio Sound Machine – ‘Let’s Dance’
Electronics meet African style in London.

Cloud Nothings – ‘I’m Not Part Of Me’
Roll on April and the new album.