Demur Decks 13.11.2017 by Hollie Ismail

Sampa The Great – Bye River

Sampa The Great creates a true reincarnation of the ‘Birds and the BEE9’ in this track, which is a nod to the holistic entity of our universe. The ethereal goddess embodies simple soul, with hushed tones, a soft melody and a unique concept of a song, the mixtape EP is a taste of what is to come from the Sydney based rapper who is challenging the face of the genre.

WALK THE MOON – Kamikaze

‘Kamikaze’ is the new release from the U.S. band WALK THE MOON, and a track from their forthcoming album ‘What If Nothing’. Known for their hit ‘Shut Up And Dance’, the band have reignited their talent for creating catchy pop loops with a heavy beat.

Tom Walker- Leave a Light On (AlunaGeorge Remix)

The Glasgow born, Manchester raised artist has joined forces with electronic music duo AlunaGeorge to create a track, which is sure to be a big club hit. Walker’s soulful tones are complimented by the synths and electro genius of AlunaGeorge throughout the track.

Charlotte Gainsbourg – Deadly Valentine (Soulwax Remix)

The Belgian DJ, Soulwax has worked his magic on the track ‘Deadly Valentine’ by Charlotte Gainsbourg. 80s synths dubbed ambient interludes and a big beat, the rework compliments Gainsbourg’s soft and ethereal tones to create a true dance floor hit.

NULA – Mutual

The South-East London duo, NULA have returned with ‘Mutual’, a record that nods to golden-era R&B. With Aradjoa Gee’s warm chords and the subtle arrangements throughout the track, NULA have returned with a polished sound and a visual for their music video. After receiving acclaim from BBC Introducing, NULA’s star is well and truly on the rise.

ELIS NOA – Motto

ELIS NOA capture a perfect blend of synths and silky smooth tones in their upcoming single ‘Motto’. The Vienna based band create a gentle electro-pop record about the natural elements of relationships, a theme that also runs through the music video with scenes of cornfields, forests and rivers.

MAKJ – Too Far Gone

The LA based DJ and producer MAKJ is one to well and truly watch, with his new single ‘Too Far Gone’. The track, with vocals from Matthew Santos, resembles the sweet soulful tones of the likes of Sam Smith and electro 80s synth vibes, the record demonstrates MAKJ’s genius in transporting us to another time and place.