Five fresh tunes that invaded our “sonic universe” will be presented every now and then with Instant Karma. Furthermore, we invented ‘The Karmo-meter’ for you. Ready? Go! 

Who: Urban Francis

Dance/Pop/EDM/Progressive House producer from Antigonish, Canada…

The track: DRaMa

In a few words: Inspired by Caribou, Canadian producer Urban Francis delivers an obsessive blend of chillstep and indietronica, that will warm you up for the next warehouse party… Ace!

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Who: Dave Helgi Johan

Hailing from a small Icelandic community in Gimli, Manitoba, Canada. Dave Helgi Johan moved to Byron Bay in 2019 to actively pursue music full time as a solo musician while playing and collaborating with many local artists. Dave plays bass for local favourite Luke Morris and performs and records with Patrick O’Rielly among others.

The track: Firefly (Radio Edit)

In a few words: An utterly loveable, indie folk ballad, with great lyrics, and shoegaze elements, mixed with a bit of slacker pop, that will make you fall in love, or at least recall how was like once upon a time. On endless repeat!

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Who: Miss Kill

Bristol sisters Miss Kill combine influences of alternative, garage and grunge rock, holding an extensive fanbase within the UK scene.

The track: All You Gotta Do

In a few words: Bristol sisters duo have done it again: Combining elements of 90s grunge icons Hole, and the early-era Placebo, emo/alternative, they recently gifted us with the superb slowburner, ‘All You Gotta Do’, that “was written about feeling completely intoxicated and needing someone to care, but they’re refusing to”.

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Who: Catch The Breeze

Numerous genres are joined in Catch The Breeze but as pioneers for Nordic shoegaze and dream pop there is a primary focus on atmospheric and evocative Art Rock.

The track: Embrace (feat. Camilla Florentz)

In a few words: The fourth single off the forthcoming album ‘Into the Wide’, by the Danish, shoegaze/dream pop maverics Catch The Breeze, is an authoritative, and flawless, shoegaze hymn, featuring the luscious vocals by Camilla Florentz. Recorded live in Tapetown Studio in Aarhus, as with the rest of the album, the song captures the immense energy of this breathtaking creative force!

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Who: The Horn

The Horn are Jonny Taylor (voice, guitar), Danny Monk (guitars, programming), Nick True (bass), Ed Cox (keyboards) and Alex Moorse (drums)

The track: Always Late

In a few words: Indie rock, up-and-coming, troubadours, The Horn’s latest single ‘Always Late’, is a transcendent, crooner pop ballad, with elusive vocals and divine melodies, that will directly seep into your brain.

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Christos Doukakis