Every week, Music News and Liberty Music look at the best new releases from emerging and self-releasing artists.
Saving Forever - Memories
Brother trio Saving Forever have rapidly broken onto the scene with their anthemic, energy filled dance-rock. Citing influences that range from Prince and Queen to Bruno Mars and Fall Out Boy, they take immortal musical themes and sharpen them with modern production and contemporary ideas. Memories, produced by the aforementioned Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump, is a stadium-sized pop-rock tune with soaring, inimitable vocal melodies to boot.
Will Champlin - Picasso In My Pocket
Born into a family of musicians, LA-based artist Will Champlin started his musical journey at a young age and now applies a lifetime of immersion into his refined take modern pop. Based around an electronic backbone, Will’s music spans various genres and influences, with his latest track Picasso In My Pocket plying us with upbeat, almost hypnotic electronic rhythms. The ability to jump from one sound to another without forfeiting any of your personal style is a rare talent - and Will Champlin is just that.
Young TY - No Love
While only 17 years of age, West London’s Young TY’s work ethic and musical finesse extends far beyond his age. Gaining notoriety for his Westwood Crib Session and Black Box freestyle that sent shockwaves through the underground, the young MC shares No Love ahead of his debut EP set to release next Spring. Interpolating TLC’s No Scrubs, Young TY combines 90s R&B with a smooth afrobeat swing and punchy, melodic bars.
Malory - Last To Die
Making headway in the competitive pop scene earlier this year with her apocalyptically themed EP Dystopia, alt-pop songstress Malory refuses to slow down, sharing Last To Die ahead of her forthcoming debut album Cornucopia set to release early next year. With a stripped back, yet the grandiose pop sound that’s cinematic at times, the space provided allows her beautifully nuanced voice and stellar songwriting to truly shine.
Pace - Kings & Queens
Fuelled by a love for timeless pop, Hackney-based trio Pace share Kings & Queens, which achieves this desired sound with aplomb. A gritty, melody-laden jam that while carries various themes from the classics of yesteryear, creates something simultaneously both refreshing and charmingly nostalgic.
Taliwhoah - Love Cycle
Developing a love and appreciation for all music at an early age, R&B frontwoman Taliwhoah’s music is boldly eclectic, taking the best parts of genres from across the musical spectrum into her pensive and sultry output. Love Cycle addresses the complexities of modern love and attraction independent of gender, with a lyrical narrative that references the struggles of the antiquated views of some of those around her.