Sleep Party People – We Were Drifting On A Sad Song
The title track from Danish band Sleep Party People’s second album has now been given an interesting visual accompaniment. The video features three different stories, all revolving around children involved in some kind of emotional interaction. Interspersed with live session clips of the band dressed in black hoodies and their characteristic white rabbit mask, the video is both poetic and inherently unsettling. Watch it below.
Merely & Aamourocean – Namn
Last year, Swedish artist Merely made her debut with the EP Semblance, a mesmerizing mix of heavy beats, tender melodies, and ethereal soundscapes. This week she returned with a haunting new song, entitled Namn, written and produced together with Aamourocean for Ennui Ennui, a new film by American artist Gabriel Abrantes that will premier at Rome International Film Festival in November. Merely is also part of the band Team Rockit, that you can read an interview with here. Listen to the track below.
Bharat Sikka – Holi Holy – A Manish Arora Film
This weekend, the winners of the sixth edition of A Shaded View On Fashion Film Festival was announced. Winner of the Gran Prix, Best Sound, and Best Emerging Talent awards was the Indian photographer Bharat Sikka and his stunning Holi Holy – A Manish Arora Film, starring musician and contemporary artist Bishi. The film celebrates widows from Varanasi, the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, who broke centuries of tradition and played Holi Holy for the first time, dressed in Manish Arora’s vivid clothes. Watch the video, presented in collaboration with Purple TV, below.
For BDK – Boosman
With their latest single Boosman, Swedish drugbeat duo For BDK takes on a darker and sharper sound, more trap oriented and less synth pop. With Marcus Borrman’s relentlessly lashing beats and Adele Kosman’s haunting voice, the track nothing but mind-blowing. Listen to it below.
Alice Boman – Waiting (1987 Remix)
In the hands of Swedish newcomer 1987, Alice Boman’s single Waiting has been turned into a beautifully ethereal hymn, shrouded in a hazy mist. Listen to it below.