Jim Carroll

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New Music – Step Rockets, Le Youth, Saint Raymond

The first slew of new acts for you to check out from Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Nottingham

Le Youth

Thu, Jan 9, 2014, 14:00

   

Here are the latest New Music selections from the On The Record column in tomorrow’s edition of The Ticket. Please feel free to share tips below or check out all past New Music selections here.

Step Rockets

Minneapolis dudes making a fine, fierce, cosmic rattle with pop and psych bursting out of every pore. “Kisser” is currently the go-to track, a feast of dynamic, funky-punky fun and games from the four-piece. A buzzy, fizzy start to your new year.

Le Youth

The work of Wes James, Los Angeles-based producer making striking pop tunes with considerable earworm potential. Debt single “C O O L” is full of throwback r’n’b references (including a Cassie sample), while “Dance With Me” (with vocals from Dominique Young Unique) has a sleek, sultry tropical house sheen.

Saint Raymond

The numbers of fans and admirers cheering the smashing alt-pop made by Nottingham teen Callum Burrows continues to grow on the back of tours with the likes of Haim and Gabrielle Aplin. Tracks like “Young Blood” are also making plenty of noise in his favour.

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