Louïse Papier – Spark Again

Louise Papier is the project of French artist Blanche, no surname! On the debut single Spark Again (I am presuming it is) she is joined by label mate Lesneu. It’s a synth-pop track with 1980s influences whether it’s OMD or minimal wave. I like the way the joint vocals work scattered throughout the track but the voice of Blanche standout regardless. There are some beautiful synths too and the song is a thoughtful, dreamy with a sense of disillusionment too. Spark Again is taken from the forthcoming EP Les Idées Roses which will be released via Music From The Masses … Continue reading Louïse Papier – Spark Again

Defender Waves – The Caroline Phase

Defender Waves is the project of the same individual behind Dallas Tears. Whereas the latter has been described as “lo-fi bedroom shoegaze” this EP is pure electronica. It’s A Starry Night, Sunrise Girl is laid back techno soul whilst the title track gets brings up imaginary of space and the odd robot or two. Shoulders Of Helen is pure vintage minimal/coldwave with sampled voices initially over a repetitive beat before it gets a coat or two of shimmering electronica. Summarising The Caroline Phase is an EP chockfull of succulent keyboards and drum machines. Get it from here. Soundcloud Continue reading Defender Waves – The Caroline Phase