The Playlist, October 17th 2014
This week's best music from the UK industry's tastemakers.
Viet Cong / Continental ShelfLABEL: Jagjaguwar / CONTACT: Michelle Kambasha: firstname.lastname@example.org
The newly signed post-punk band have revealed a first single from their upcoming debut album, out early next year.
Marina & The Diamonds / FROOTLABEL: Atlantic Records / CONTACT: Alex Darling: email@example.com
The pop singer has released her first single in nearly two years, the title track from her forthcoming third album.
Hyde & Beast / Open Your HeartLABEL: Tail Feather Records/Caroline International / CONTACT: Alix Wenmouth: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sunderland duo release their new single on October 27, taken from their second album, Keep Moving, which is out now. The band have also released their own ale.
Marika Hackman / DrownLABEL: Dirty Hit / CONTACT: Sinead Mills: email@example.com
The alt-folk singer-songwriter will release her debut album, We Slept At Last, next year on February 16. Lead single Drown is released December 8.
Dan Mangan / VesselLABEL: City Slang / CONTACT: Kate Price: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Canadian singer has announced details of his fourth album, Club Meds, to be released in January next year. Vessel is the first track to be revealed from the record.
Laurel / ShellsLABEL: Turn First Records / CONTACT: Charli Scott: Charli.Scott@turnfirstartists.com
The electronic singer releases Shells, originally a B-Side on The Hills EP, as a singles bundle with two remixes from Hannes Fischer and Candylan on October 20.
Summer Ghost / MilkLABEL: Kissability / CONTACT: Thom Denson: email@example.com
The dark synth-pop artist has just released his debut EP, Feel4Ever, with lead single Milk given the video treatment.
Becky Hill / LosingLABEL: Parlophone Records / CONTACT: Sinclair, Phoebe: Phoebe.Sinclair@parlophonemusic.com
The electro-soul single is released November 9th. The MNEK-produced track follows appearances on Oliver Heldens' Gecko (Overdrive) and Rudimental's Powerless.
Wild Beasts / Palace (Foals remix)LABEL: Domino / CONTACT: Jodie Banaszkiewicz: firstname.lastname@example.org
Palace will be released as the band's next single on November 24. The track is taken from fourth LP Present Tense, which has been re-released as a special edition with a bonus disc of remixes, including the remix by Foals.
Jess Thristan / Little BirdLABEL: A&G Records / CONTACT: Ellis Wayman: email@example.com
The young singer's debut single has received airplay on Radio 2 ahead of release later this month.