Main Playlist Update 6/11/17
This week's playlist has some wonderful new additions in the form of Sam Smith, N.E.R.D and Pinegrove. As well as climbers from Bad Sounds (moving from C to B) and Nothing But Thieves (moving from B to A). Our new music playlist (as always) has been graced with 10 amazing songs:
CliQ - Wavey: Wavey is the debut single by CliQ, and has potential to be the next house-heavy hitter. Featuring Alika on vocal duty, the track is a massive party tune about to inject some serious blue bar vibes into the Livewire airwaves!
Eves Karydas - There For You: Previously called Eves the Behaviour she has reverted to her real name for the release of this new single. The first new material she has released in two years and Eves credits this song to her experiences and challenges she met while travelling.
Fake News Blues - Foggy City Orphan: Glasgow four piece made up of 2 cousins, a childhood friend and a drummer they say they "adopted from Glasgow City Council". This rock band have been making a name for themselves and have been featured on both Steve Lamacqs 6 Music recommends show as well as BBC Radio Scotland. New single Fake News Blues provides a commentary on today's fascination with "Fake News" through a song that twists and turns until you do not know what's real anymore.
Goat Girl - Cracker Drool: South London punks Goat Girl return with latest single Cracker Drool, showcasing frontwoman Lottie's sultry, melancholy vocal with the band's tried-and-tested doo-wop bass. The four-piece have nailed soft punk, four singles in, and prove they are going nowhere.
itoldyouiwouldeatyou - Mourn: London based six-piece itoldyouiwouldeatyou are back with their newest single 'Mourn'. A very British take on the emo genre this group layer soothing brass over atmospheric riffs to create the dazzling ride that is their song. Over this lead singer Joey Ashworth sings about his troubles in his unique earthy tone
Laura Goldthorp - Candy Shops: Candy shops by Livewire Battle of The Bands winner and UEA Alumni Laura Goldthorp is an easy going and mellow Song. Downbeat but uplifting the acoustic style and relatable lyrics work together in a perfect harmony.
Nick J.D. Hodgson - Suitable: This comes as Hodgson’s first solo singer after leaving Kaiser Chiefs in 2012 – having written with the likes of Mark Ronson and Hurts, he describes this new track as ‘much calmer and more serene;’ made of ‘lush production’ and ‘dreamy imagery’.
Noya Rao - Golden Claw: The lead single off upcoming debut album Icaros, Noya Rao melt '80s synth into gritty, incongruous vocals. The four-piece from Leeds are signed to Gondwana Records, purveyors of soulful, moody electronica
Olivia O'Brien - No Love: American singer and songwriter best known for her collaboration with gnash on ‘i hate u, i love u’, which she co-wrote and sang on. ‘No Love’ is her third single from this year. Slow track, very honest and lyrically driven reflection of teenage love.
The Orielles - Let Your Dogtooth Grow: The first single from the bands upcoming debut album Silver Dollar Moment. It's a nice blend of guitars, lo-fi sounding vocals and influences of riffs from Turkish psychedelic musician, Mustafa Ozkent and Donna Summer's 'I Feel Love'.
Check out these songs and the rest of our playlist here: