Posts Tagged ‘SYKES’

November 1, 2017

PLYA (pronounced “playa”) is a London based electro and synth pop band who’ve swiftly caught our attention with the new music video they’ve shared for their immense debut single Thinking Of You. Take a night drive with the band while they inundate us with pulsing synths, a sweeping melody, and atmospheric electronica on this first single from their forthcoming first album. Thinking Of You is a nostalgia drenched mixture of BROODS’ dark synthpop, The Naked And Famous’ melodious flair, and a touch of MUNA’s punchiness. After doing a little more digging, I’ve come to realize PLYA’s members were formerly from SYKES, another band we’ve been lauding for quite some time. It’s no wonder we find ourselves gravitating to PLYA, too. Thinking Of You is out everywhere now, stream/purchase, here.

September 20, 2016

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September 19, 2016

Younger Minds is the title track from London trio SYKES’ recent five track EP, and the catchy chugging, playful prancing pop rock song has now received a scenic music video treatment. We find ourselves in a meadow, bopping along with SYKES to their whimsical gem, one that alternates between impassioned rock vigor and coy electropop weightlessness. SYKES’ Younger Mind EP can be streamed in full on Soundcloud, and it’s available for purchase on iTunes.

July 6, 2016

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July 5, 2016

Independence Day weekend may be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t keep those summer vibes flowing in abundance with some fresh new Draper. The UK multi-instrumentalist and producer links up with London’s SYKES on a sugar coated melodic sparkler named Ready For Us. Yes, we’re more than ready for you, Draper and SYKES. In fact, we’re ready to pirouette and twirl in constant euphoria all day long to this electronic pop anthem. Such sweet nectar drips from its airy synths and cool vocals. Ready For Us is available now from iTunes.

October 13, 2015

Honest electro pop song ‘Chances’ by London trio SYKES. The nomadic nature of Chances instantly connected with the group as the Brazilian-British singer Julia recalls; ‘It’s about discovering a city, taking risks and seizing the moment. It was an easy choice for our next single as it’s a reflection on our lives currently as we strive to tour in as many cities as we can.’ I can’t put my finger on who they sound like a cross of – CHVRCHES and Misterwives maybe. Regardless, The ‘Best Thing’ you can do SYKES is to keep taking those ‘Chances’. We’ll keep dancing with you through street lights.

March 12, 2015

London’s SYKES is out for my heart again with their latest. Best Thing is a crisp and glittery song that sits magnificently in between CHVRCHES’ pulsing, icy electronic pop and HAIM’s snappy, groovy retro pop. It’s infinitely hard not to start moving your body to Best Thing’s infectious melody and contagious drive. Best Thing will be available digitally on March 16th. 

December 5, 2014

South London trio Sykes’ latest single I’d Do It Again is a crisp, sweeping synthpop song, carrying warm hooks and infectious melodies. It’s a beautiful and endearing song with an uplifting atmosphere. The band just played their last gig of 2014 in Camden, marking the end of a busy year. I’d Do It Again is off Sykes’ sophomore EP, Gold Dust, from earlier this year. Stream the upbeat alt pop title track below.