A couple of electro pop artist reviews today courtesy of Notes on Sound – a new site promoting primarily but not wholly new and undiscovered indie artists. Found a couple of posts that I can happily share here.
In March, a mysterious figure called The Japanese Housereleased their first-ever track, ‘Still.’ It was a minimal, moody piece of work from a person who clearly loved using vocoders and enjoyed experimenting with auto-tune (in a good way). At the time it was quite difficult to garner any information about the shadowy figure behind the project, yet the track still got one of its first major plays on one of Zane Lowe’s last Radio 1 shows. It soon emerged that The Japanese House was the project of 20-year-old Londoner Amber Bain, and on her debut EP Pools To Bathe In, released in April, she’d made a short collection of tunes that were atmospheric, emotional and touched on a wide range of genres.
Her latest effort, Clean, might come just a few months after her debut but it shows that Bain is far from being short on ideas…
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