HYPERSPACE: Best Discoveries of the Week – Episode Twentytwo
Get ready for the Hyperspace Jump.
That’s our last Hyperspace before January ends. We hope that the first month of the year was already fulfilling for you. We are actually pretty happy we started on the right foot, bringing to you the best that the indie music scene had to offer.
Also this week you are going to find a Hyperspace full of talented musicians, peculiar tunes, and crazy stuff you won’t expect. Always going above the limits of space, these are the releases of the week we think you should listen.
Fasten your seatbelt and get ready to jump over Speedlight.
KELIA – “Butterflies”
Kelia (kay-lee-uh) is a youth talented artist, singer and songwriter ready to let you fall in love with her voice and her incredible style. She has a wide sonic range focusing on R&B/Soul and Pop, with a blend of synths and live instruments to create the perfect contemporary sound. Her latest release “Butterflies” is a charismatic and delightful tune that will definitely make you addicted to its unique sound. You don’t really want to miss this one!
DAX – “PTSD”
Song after song we get to know Dax, and we get addicted to his sound and his incredible style, and we are excited to have him with us once again with his release “PTSD”, wich is part of a 16-tracks album that will drive you into deep emotions and feelings.
This release has a very unique style, between distress and nostalgia, you’ll definitely fall in love with this one.
RELLA – “ROCKSTAR”
The emo rap scene has still a lot to offer and Rella is a clear example of this. Rella is a fresh rap artist based in New Zealand that already sounds international. Even though he’s an independent artist, he’s very established on Spotify, and his last single Rockstar, both directed and exclusively featured by Astari, is probably one of his best singles to date.
We really dig the melancholic and nostalgic vibes of this tune and Rella’s peculiar vocal style perfectly fits with the guitar-driven beats made by Boyfifty. Absolutely don’t miss this gem.
FINITE GALAXY – “Kismat”
Finite Galaxy is the incredible project of a rap duo that is overflowing with originality, hailing from Oklahoma, US. Their latest release is called “Kismat”, an alternative hip hop tune that features an incredible sound design and some sick organic drums, followed by flawless bilingual vocal lines. This single is part of a bigger album they are working on called “Dreaming of Friday”. Stay tuned!
IRUVIYA – “Magnetism”
Iruviya is a phenomenal singer, songwriter and producer from Paris, France. With an evocative writing she explores the complexities of modern identity, turning her deeply personal experiences into songs with universal messages. Her debut single “Magnetism” is a dance-pop tune with catchy vocals and bouncy basses, even though the tune is groovy we couldn’t stop the relaxing vibes this song radiates!
LW6 – “Snowin”
LW6 is an incredible rapper from Dublin, Ireland, a recently thriving city for the world of hip hop. This outstanding artist is a creative who delivers his fans with bouncy, engaging rap songs. His latest release “Snowin” show off charming-summer vibes with some memorable vocals, featuring amazing artists like CP6, Dawnz, and TheKidOnfroy, making this song absolutely lit.
L!NWOOD – “Controller”
L!nwood is an amazing rapper, singer/songwriter, with an exclusive and different style he combines Alternative Rap and Alternative R&B to create a sound that reflects his personality. His latest release “Controller” is an extremely catchy and groovy alternative hip-hop tune that will definitely get your attention with its charming sound and addictive vocal lines.
CEYEO – “Ecstacy”
Ceyeo is an amazing music artist from Chicago, US. Inspired by the artists, protest songs and poetry of the 60’s and 70’s, he combines EDM, rock, conscious hip-hop and R&B to create intricate music with an accessible alt feel that subverts typical rock and pop conventions. His latest release “Ecstacy” is exactly what we’re talking about: get ready to immerse in the beautiful sound of this incredible artist.
OZIUS – “Get Out Of My Head”
Ozius is an outstanding rapper from Dayton, US, in the music industry since 2018 he has been releasing numerous tracks and EPs, with his latest one called “Serenity” released last year. We still can’t get enough tho of one of his tracks released back in 2021, “Get Out Of My Head”: this is the kind of track that will easily relax your mood even after a rough day.
JACK MILLER – “Insomniac Lane”
Incredible young artist Jack Miller is here to bring us a fresh alternative pop sound with impeccable vocal lines and lit flows. His penultimate release is called “Insomniac Lane”, and that’s the kind of sound that remind us a bit the early 2000: with the remarkable guitar riffs and the groovy hip hop drums this sound will definitely make you enjoy every moment of it.
REUE – “Noise Fantasy”
Excited to have with us Reue and his phenomenal sound, after being with us in a Space Discovery (you can check it here), we are glad he’s back with a superb electronic tune called “Noise Fantasy”. This is a surreal journey that will last 7 minutes, bringing you into another dimension with its stunning soundscapes featuring lush leads with organic and analog sounds. Amazing!
SØ – “Safe Space”
If you thought we ran out of tunes with lit flows, then you should wait to listen to SØ and his latest release “Safe Space”. After being with us in other articles, SØ proved to be an incredibly skilled artist that when deliver something definitely doesn’t fail: this release will hit hard your car speakers with its flawless vocals, deep basses and the neat drums, get ready for that!
EMA SID – “Almost”
Ema Sid is a wonderful singer that has been writing stories since she was 14 but only recently started writing them in songs producing them. With a total of 3 songs released from last year, she released her first tune of the 2023 called “Almost”, an electronic indie pop tune that features stunning angelic vocals, warm and emotional sounds combined to a groovy upbeat rhythm.
LANE LINES – “Like To Look Sad”
We were blown away by the incredible style of Lane Lines, with her elegant and sophisticated vocals she makes sure that her sound is absolute unique. Her latest release “Like To Look Sad” is an electronic indie pop tune that features dreamy vocals, very characteristic lush synths and 80s vibe guitars: you’ll definitely fall in love with this sound!
BEATDENKER – “Ethic Endless Fun”
Let’s fly to Germany, more precisely we are traveling to Berlin, the capital of electronic music. That’s for a reason indeed, a producer and musician Beatdenker is definitely an artist to take a look at.
His album Ethis Endless Fun, is an extremely eclectic avant-garde release. The release is full of interesting electronic layers and bold arrangement choices. Incredibly innovative.
FRANK JOSHUA – “Talk Of Things”
London is always a city full of surprises. We also found an artist that really surprised us. He’s called Frank Joshua, and his last release Talk Of Things is going to easily gather new fans.
The release is full of great remixes from artists like Jon Spencer, Azido 88, and Whitelight. The genre span from electronic to rock and even ballads. A release perfect for every mood.
YONA MARIE – “People Make Time (For What They Want)”
Yona Marie has some of those voices we really missed for a long time. her reminisces about the one from RnB and Hip Hop since the late 90s or early 2000s. Arguably one of the best moments for RnB music. Here we share her last tune “People Make Time (For What They Want)”.
The beat is extremely groovy, and also sustains Yona’s talent, which spans complex melodies, and some rap parts with an incredibly solid flow. That’s an artist we are really excited to listen to for 2023.
UMBERTO BRAVO – “Sacred Sinner”
That’s people that say Italians Do It Better. In this case, we totally agree. Umberto Bravo, brought a bold pop tune to life called Sacred Sinner, with an outstanding vocal performance and solid instrumentation.
The arrangement gives a lot of space to Umberto’s mastery while adding some interesting and very catchy layers of acoustic guitars and electric guitar licks. Paired with a very well-curated choice of synths, Sacred Sinner is a musical journey you shouldn’t really miss.
BIAS – “Amsterdam”
Amsterdam is a crazy city that inspired many people throughout the years. BIAS, a new Italian artist from Imola, talks about this amazing city and his experience in his last single called, indeed, Amsterdam.
The distorted vocals bring to life the melancholia and rage of BIAS’ vocals while remaining extremely catchy. A trap-inspired tune that Emo trap fans would really enjoy.