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Who knows how long it will last but there’s some definite movement towards pop going a bit ‘alt’ at the moment. Between Lorde’s 2 weeks and counting at the top of the US charts and Haim scoring a no.1 with their debut over here, we’re certainly seeing some cracks of light between the ever present Guetta-fog. Enter F.U.R.S whose glossy, female-led fuzz hits look to march some credibility right into the charts. Marrying edgy, almost shoegazing textures with a bit of Killers-esque synth pop grandeur, they manage to create something that hits hard but brings with it a overwhelming sense of pure-pop. In a year or two the charts could be looking reaaaaal good!

Anyone else feeling quite excited about the charts these days? Comment!



One response »

  1. Thanks for bring this to light for me, Will. Loving the harder beats with gauzy guitar textures. I think that beats have been ignored in shoegaze for too long. Cheers!


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