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MP3: Bravestation – “Future Love”

MP3: Bravestation – “Future Love”
Bravestone create lush synth-pop with a melancholic and soulful R&B edge. In several respects, the Toronto-based quartet sound like a cross between How to Dress Well and Prefab Sprout. Devin…

MP3: Delta Dreamflight – “Wake Up”

Delta Dreamflight are a new pop group out of Sweden with a penchant for twinkling melodies and arena-ready percussion that steadily evolve from a tranquil soundscape. Dreamy guitar strums set “Wake Up” in motion, but it’s soon lifted by jovial bouncing keys and a sitar-like drone that matches well with a backing acoustic flutter. “Tell me darkness where I do belong, I’ve been searching so on my own,” the vocals sing during the massive chorus, whose entry is marked by a jaunty string-like repetition and a tambourine’s appearance in the excitable percussion. The ending, with a wistful sort of string/piano accompaniment, reminds of the vintage pop work of countryman Jens Lekman.