Tesla Boy were one of the very first bands we profiled here at bop2pop. Their album, Modern Thrills, was one of our favorite albums of 2010. A lot has happened in just a mere 2 years. After this track was included on a Kitsune Maison Compilation, their profile skyrocketed as witnessed by their new, sorta NSFW video for Fantasy , which has already garnered over 100,000 views in just a few days. Quite miraculous for a Russian synthpop band.
We featured Christianoshi a little while ago because we were simply enamored by the Dead or Alive-ish sounding Trademark Remix to his single, Trust. He recently contacted us to let you know that he is back, with a new single, Fool, which is out now. Check it out.
We love Sanfernando, who made our choice as Remixer of the Year in 2011. We also really dig Divine Knights, who had the balls to compete on Australia’s Got Talent (they made it into the semi-finals, even with some very harsh and unfair criticisms). Naturally when you pair the two, we are going to devour the remix, which now has its very own video.
We simply love the Swedish trio Daybehavior who completely mesmerized us for the past couple years with such now classics as It’s A Game (particularly its brilliant Marsheaux Remix), City Lights and Silent Dawn, the last of which was the runner up for the highly coveted title (and during a particularly competitive year), as bop2pop’s Top Single of 2011. Daybehavior had been teasing us for seemingly years now with a promise of a new album and just when we had all but had given up hope, they re-emerge with the album, Follow That Car, which will have its offical release next week. It has got all of the tracks we mentioned above as well as new tracks, such as Godspeed. Daybehavior create bold new worlds with luscious landscapes and have that something special that rarely comes, but when it does, demands your attention.
Pains Of Being Pure At Heart’s Kurt Feldman’s side project, The Ice Choir are back with a new single, A Vision of Hell, 1996. The track, like earlier single, Two Rings, continues the love affair with Tears For Fears and Scritti Politti and is just the easy breezy way to start our weekend. The track appears on their debut, Afar.