“Remember the days when the only way we discovered new music through magazines and newspapers? Times have changed and although we do love a bit of nostalgia here at Talk About Pop Music we move with the times. So here it is – a brand new playlist, available to you instantly.”
The New Music Express is one of our newer Spotify playlists that’s growing all the time.
Updated regularly with new songs of a more indie, edgy vibe, it contains 100 awesome songs! Find out more here.
So, what’s new on the New Music Express recently?
‘Remember’ – Biscayne
Biscayne are an indie-pop-rock band from North Port, Florida, looking to connect with people through their diverse sound. a balance of Indie-Pop, Funk, and Rock
Biscayne was founded in 2017 with a clear goal in mind: to make an unfathomable amount of money. This goal was a bit unreachable at the start, but by adding Jack Hoy as bassist, David Cooper as drummer, and Zach Menzel as a vocalist, it still wasn’t possible. But this never stopped Biscayne from pursuing their dream and doing what they love.
Using their unique blend of influences and musical prowess, Biscayne has discovered a balance of Indie-Pop, Funk, and Rock to create music that can speak to anyone. With their passion to create music that connects to their fans, they have created a tightly-knit following that they see as family.
‘Runner’ – Val Astaire
Val Astaire is an indie pop artist that came to fruition in 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Now based in Los Angeles, Val Astaire is backed by lead guitarist Kyle Blamy and bassist Christopher Curran.
With a decade of musical projects & touring under the belt, it became evident that Val Astaire needed to explore the vision he had held within for entirely too long. A journey through inspirations & honest thoughts began to shape into sonic musings – hand-crafted visuals to accompany, soon following. With the ground work paved, it came time to build the next pieces with a carefully curated team of fellow creatives.
It was 2018 that saw the collaboration between Val & Christopher Curran (producer, bassist). The two worked tirelessly on the songs that became the first official release, ‘Yellow’. With no time to slow down & ideas continuing to flourish, ‘///’, was released as the next offering to listeners in 2019. For the next body of work, the two sought out Kyle Blamy (songwriter, producer, guitarist), Brett Romnes (producer), & Gary Cioni (producer). Hunkered down in Barbershop Studios, the creative minds at hand have produced the most expressive chapter of material that Val Astaire has offered yet.
‘Diesel’ – Findlay, 3 AM
Findlay, 3 AM is a 19-year-old vocalist who gained notability in 2019 for his vocal style, lyricism, and production from his bedroom in Ohio. When he was just 16 years old, he recorded his debut single “Diesel”, which brought him press in publications such as Yahoo News, The California Herald, and Vents Magazine. After working with rapper Trust’N, CEO of Lost Boy Entertainment, Findlay, 3 AM began to see a massive rise in streams on Spotify and Apple Music alike.
Findlay, 3 AM is currently producing an EP for Kayshawn and is recording with West Point Studios in London who have worked with notable artists such as Adele, Sampha, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean. West Point Producer Margoet Smith is currently producing ground-breaking electronic-pop and dance music with Findlay, 3 AM that is already causing buzz on socials pre-release. Findlay, 3 AM sends all of his fans and followers to Spotify for their excellent analytics and editorial team. As the teenage vocalist continues to grow and further his career, he plans to sign with a record label and begin his United States tour. He is unsigned and is always looking for offers from investors and labels.
‘Do You Want To Be Afraid’ – Delaney
Delaney is a four-piece pop rock/alternative rock band hailing from southern NH. First emerging on the music scene in late 2016, their music features catchy hooks, ambient guitar work, emotional lyricism, and driving rhythms. Consisting of members Matt (lead vocals/guitar/piano), Kurt (drums), Andy (bass/backing vocals) and Derek (guitar), Delaney draws much of their influences from early 2000’s rock/emo bands such as The Dangerous Summer, Jack’s Mannequin, and Jimmy Eat World. Delaney spent their first year and a half as a band building a following across NH and MA until releasing their debut EP “Kites Without String” in May of 2018.
‘Here She Comes’ – Jet Airliner
Jet Airliner is a rock-duo from Sweden consisting of Åke Norén and Andreas Aspeli. Working together on a “Music House” as instructors and studio engineers we discovered a common love for the sound of guitars and great melodies.
‘Lucifer’ – Disco Dicks
Unroasted, 3-D ink-blood printed cosmic energy. Disco Dicks have returned from the future to save you.
Beastly, tough and erotic. Tailored up in the 70s, partners in crime, close to the battlefront. Fuzing modern club sounds with beloved instruments of choice. Booming accordingly because your sexy hips started following us on Instagram.
Join Quentin Tarantino’s guest list on a Clockwork Orange themed sex party at Berlin’s Bargain.
The heart of a rock band, the smell of the funk and the guilty pleasure of your French teacher’s aerobic pants. Like your favorite 7/11; the later it gets, the more that it sweats.
If you too want to tickle your funky bone;
Board the Falcon, open a bottle and turn yourself on autopilot.
‘Today’s News’ – Keanu Reefs
Keanu Reefs is a brand new band fusing funk, rock, pop, and others to create stunning pieces of music that are not only melodic, but have deep rooted lyrics and meanings. Our goal is to create tracks that people not only like, but that they love, and want to listen to on repeat. Check out our SoundCloud and see what you think!
‘When In Rome’ – Big Bad Mama Jama
Big Bad Mama Jama are a young, Sheffield-based funk, disco and soul band bringing you the biggest baddest mama jams, with influences ranging from jazz to house. Cross-genre and unique, their catchy tunes and funky grooves are bound to make you move your feet.
Wait there’s more…
‘After Party’ – The Habits