PUT IT BACK TOGETHER.

hoodlemmmIt’s been a minute since the hooded Aussie chanteuse, Hoodlem, first caught our eye back in 2013 but it was love at first listen and we’re still sprung nearly three years on. Today, the duo’s back with new single “Kintsugi”, which strings together atmospheric soul-bearing vocals with elegant trip-hop touches, as they breaks apart the beat and piece it back together with a golden touch. It’s a salve for all the broken hearts out there and a welcome return for Hoodlem, get reacquainted below.

STILL UP IN THE CLOUDS.

wcwcAfter a long stretch touring and promoting their lunar eclipse of a debut album, No Moon At All, LA’s Wildcat! Wildcat! return today with their first breath of new material in a minute. Produced by the band with Ran Jackson, “Straight To The Top” starts from the bottom and, well, now we’re here. Striking out with a more uptempo rhythm than the brooding moonless sky of their debut but retaining all the sun-kissed harmonies we’ve come to know and love from the band, it’s a promising taste of things to come on their forthcoming sophomore effort. Dive in below.

WISH I COULD FIND MY SWEET ESCAPE.

nordThe Knocks and Louis The Child are two of the fastest-rising names in American dance music, and this week they join forces in unholy remix matrimony as the regal Chicago duo take their NYC counterparts for a technicolor waltz set to the tune of “I Wish”. Hot on the heels of their internet-shattering (10 million plays and counting) debut single “It’s Strange”, Louis take The Knocks’ T Swift love letter and remix it into candy-coated oblivion on one of their finest offerings to date. Check the rest of the “I Wish” remix package here and catch The Knocks selling out venues coast-to-coast on the Route 55 Tour, and don’t forget to get your preorder in for their debut album 55, arriving March 4th on Big Beat / Neon Gold.

THE SOUND OF OUR LONELY HEARTBEATS.

lonelycitiesEarlier this month, we introduced Tigertown as the newest members of the Neon Gold family, and today they take things to the next level with the grand unveiling of their debut single proper, “Lonely Cities”. Like “Dancing On My Own” before it, “Lonely Cities” channels heartsick emotion into triumphant vulnerability, as Tigertown deliver a long distance anthem for the ages. The end result is three minutes of shimmering alt radio bliss, weaving together tropical pop guitars and a soaring house piano chorus amidst surging brass and pulsing bass grooves. It’s bigger than you, it’s bigger than me, it’s bigger than ALL of us, and we couldn’t be happier to bring it into the world next month on Neon Gold. The Lonely Cities EP is out February 5th and available for preorder digitally now and on transparent orange vinyl in the Neon Gold Shop, preceded by the band’s Popshop debut supporting Savoir Adore next Wednesday (last few tickets here).

POPSHOP NYC: VALLIS ALPS

POPSHOPWEST036Transpacific newcomers Vallis Alps arrived without warning last year with one of 2015’s finest debuts in the form of their self-titled EP and its show-stopping single “Young”. Now they’re stepping into the international spotlight with their debut US live dates, and we’re thrilled to welcome them to Popshop stage as they top the marquee at Baby’s All Right March 19th. Trust us when we say this one’s not to be missed, get your advance tickets now HERE.

THE DREAM IS OVER.

savoirOur favorite dreamers Savoir Adore make their triumphant return today with a new look and a new single in the form of “Lovers Wake”, the first taste of their forthcoming third album, The Love That Remains. Like an electrified lullaby that lulls you in and out of an ethereal consciousness, it’s a stirring, sterling comeback offering that sets the stage perfectly for an immense live return next month ahead of their upcoming tour supporting alt radio heavyweights X Ambassadors. Savoir headline Popshop next Wednesday at Baby’s All Right with support from our very own Tigertown and A R I Z O N A on what’s setting up to be a friends and family affair for the ages, get your tickets HERE while you still can.

BRING ME TO HELL.

It’s always darkest before the dawn, especially when a new mystery act arrives under the shadow of pitch black anonymity. Not much is known beyond their foreboding name, The Hour, and the arresting visual accompanying debut single “No One’s Going To Heaven”, but there’s a lot to love here. Like the most sinister of souls joining forces, “No One’s Going To Heaven” rides high on a grizzly asymptotic bass line that flirts with the darkest side of the force, sounding like if Sir Sly and The Neighbourhood moved to a council estate in deepest darkest London. Get familiar above, The Hour is nigh.

INTERNS WANTED: 2016

Calling all interns. Neon Gold and Gold Atlas are seeking a spring 2016 intern to start immediately. We are a small operation and as such interns will be afforded to a very hands-on work experience both in and out of the office. Interns must be available to work out of our NYC headquarters in Soho, and desk space will be provided. Interns will need access to their own laptops for daily use in the office.

Gold Atlas is a new independent PR firm founded by Neon Gold and Inge Colsen, launched this month and representing Boys Noize, Pussy Riot, Tourist, MS MR and much of our active Neon Gold roster. Neon Gold Records is a boutique record label, publishing imprint and live promotions company distributed Atlantic Records and co-published by SONGS. Current Neon Gold artists include Charli XCX, Marina And The Diamonds, The Knocks, Christine And The Queens and more.

As an intern your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to): maintaining and updating social networks, fulfilling shop orders, outreach to media outlets and publications, gathering press assets, assisting with promotional and marketing materials, coordinating live events and plenty more.

Applicants should be responsible, organized, trustworthy and rad as hell. PR and design experience is a plus.

Interested parties should email their resume to intern@neongoldrecords.com along with their weekly availability.

 

LET ME BE YOUR AIR.

jonesJONES was one of our biggest revelations of late 2015, her breakthrough single “Hoops” establishing itself as a fixture in our headphones since it first looped its way into our hearts and minds in the twilight of last year. Now the London chanteuse is back to hit the ground running in the new year with a spine-tingling cover of Calvin Harris and Disciples‘ “How Deep Is Your Love” that’s some of her finest work yet. All sprawling atmospherics and heartfelt vocals, it’s a deep reimagination that stretches the original to its emotional limits and accomplishes the rare feat of outshining its source material. Get familiar with JONES below before she goes fully global in the months to come.

YOU KNOW IT’S TRUE.

6WtMUwVZwGUuWingtip is here and he’s brought your dancing shoes with him. With a string of potent originals and remixes already to his name, the rising Brooklyn producer steps out with his finest offering to date today on new single, “With Me”. All laser tag synths and technicolor dreams, it’s a floor-filling mind warp that firmly establishes Wingtip as the logical heir apparent to The Knocks‘ New York disco throne. Get fresh with the premiere below.

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