The Playlist: Chvrches / Royksopp / Cloud Control

The songs that are hot on our playlist this week

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The Glasgow-electro pop outfit released this new single a couple of weeks back, but its taken some time for the blogosphere to catch on. Despite their small relatively repertoire, the band has built a reputation as quality songwriters.


Daddy's Groove

Taken from the latest installment of the 'Late Night Tales' project, this previously unreleased track appears alongside a mix of songs curated by the band (pictured).

Cloud Control

Dojo Rising

Rejecting the slightly corny psychedelica-by-numbers that made up their first LP, 'Cloud Control' now seem a far more interesting act.

Ell V Gore


Dark angular post-punk that mixes Joy Division's industrial futurism with 'Misfits'-style cartoonish horror-rock.

Kevin Gates

Roaming Around

Following up his critically acclaimed mixtape, 'The Luca Brasi Story', Gates delves deeper into radio-rap with this first taste of his forthcoming debut LP 'Stranger Than Fiction'.

Saturday, Monday

The Road

Not the greatest band name in the world, but thankfully Ludvig Parment's electronic dance-pop is nowhere near as bland as his moniker.