The number of email submissions often seems overwhelming, but mining the mailbox leads to song discoveries that justify the effort. Sometimes the only way to catch-up on posting the valued discoveries is to move guilt-free into posting songs without their lyrics or much explanation as to why they are deserving. Today, we're catching up.
Karma Club hails from Bath, UK. The song “Timelines” begins as a combination a strong bass line and a low-distortion guitar that is similar to The 1975 sound. The members are Thomas Andrew (vocals, bass, keys), David Thomas (rhythm guitar), Connor Crabb (guitar), and Max Lewin (drums).
“Timelines” by Karma Club
The background “hoots” in “Almost Home” create a “Lumineers vibe,” but the vocals are smoother and instruments are more relaxed. Keston Cobblers Club are Matthew Lowe, Julia Lowe, Tom Sweet, Bethan Ecclestone, and Harry Stasinopoulos.
“Almost Home” by Keston Cobblers Club
We agree with the description in the email submission:
“Pilot With A Fear Of Heights” by Felicity (from Cape Town, South Africa)
"Satisfaction" (a single from The Bay Rays) has an entertaining video. This is a three-piece band in Kent, UK. The names are Harry Nicoll, Maxwell Oakley, and Anthus Davis. Quoting the email from Katie Craik of Whiteboard PR:
“Satisfaction” by The Bay Rays
Vök is an Icelandic band based in Reykjavic. Their Facebook page fittingly refers to The xx, a band currently experiencing an attention explosion. But the differences are noticeable. Vök will release the album “Figure” on April 28. The members are Margrét Rán (vocals, guitar, keyboard), Andri Már (saxophone, synth), Ólafur Alexander (guitar, bass), and Einar Stef (drums).