On Our Radar: New Portals, Emmi, Easy Does It, Glass Animals, and more


It’s another week and another chance to introduce you to the fresh new talent that’s landed in our inbox.

New Portals – ‘Cage’

New Portals are a Belfast based duo who combine R&B and hip hop with electro-indie sentiments. ‘Cage’ showcases the duo’s hazy vibes, similarly to Jamie XX. ‘Don’t tell me what to feel, I’m not yours to keep’, if you’re feeling caged and locked into a relationship that isn’t working out for you, stick this on your speakers.

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Emmi – ‘You Said You Loved Me’

Emmi’s already seen support from the likes of Taylor Swift, who included her in her ‘New Songs That Will Make Your Life More Awesome’ list, and now she’s back with the emotional ‘You Said You Loved Me’. The video sees dancers personally chosen by Emmi, due to their varied ages and backgrounds, it’s bold, ballsy and an ear-worm from start to finish.

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Alexander Jean – ‘So Bad’

Alexander Jean are an indie duo making a buzz over in the US, with BC Jean lending her gorgeous Fleetwood Mac style raspy vocals accompanying Mark Alexander’s guitar rhythms, ‘So Bad’ draws both together to create the perfect folk-driven track. BC is no stranger to the songwriting game, after lending her talents to Beyoncé’s ‘If I Were A Boy’.

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Easy Does It – ‘GET’

If you’ve just finished studies and are in the midst of the long carefree summer break, this song is for when you’re 100% pumped with your mates. Easy Does It mix together Southern Rock influences and West Coast hip-hop to create a faultless summer jam, guaranteed to get make you raise your drink up high.

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Glass Animals – ‘Youth’

If you haven’t managed to get Glass Animals’ last single ‘Life Itself’ out your head, don’t listen to ‘Youth’. The second single to be taken from the bands’ sophomore album ‘How To Be A Human Being’, blends the bands signature smooth vocals with R&B beats to produce another seamless summer hit.

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Machine Gun Kelly – ‘Dopeman’

Taken from the soundtrack to the upcoming movie ‘The Land’, Machine Gun Kelly returns to deliver aggressive bars which will have you shouting ‘Dopeman’ while your bouncing to the guitar heavy riffs.

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