Los Angeles synthpop act DWNTWN wins the trophy for cranking out one of my favorite covers of the year so far with this fantastically synthy and buoyant cover of Vance Joy’s stellar hit Riptide. I love Riptide. Lots of people love Riptide. Who knew that DWNTWN’s pop style would work so splendidly with Riptide? DWNTWN’s version carries a new and delectable crystalline elegance.
Hey now call it split ‘cause you know that you will Oh you bite your friends like chocolate You say, we’ll go where nobody knows, with guns hidden under our petticoats No we’re never gonna quit it, no we’re never gonna quit it no
Futurecop! is Manzur Iqbal & Peter Carrol, an electronic music duo with a passion for cult 80’s movie soundtracks, fantasy themes, retro cartoons & video games. Taking influence from pop punk bands they grew up with (Weezer, The Get Up Kids, Saves The Day) & electro synth sounds of Daft Punk + Justice, they fuse vocals & vintage synths to create their own vision of electro pop.
Sunday Comin’ Down Playlist This Sunday’s Comin’ Down Playlist features tracks from Ibeyi, Drake, Rosie Lowe + more. Be sure to get your listening in before we cook up next week’s playlist and follow us on Spotify!