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Lido Pimienta: Coming Thru A standout track from Lido Pimienta’s Miss Colombia, “Coming Thru” reappears with an all-new music video made in collaboration with visual artist Orly Anan. Colorful fruits and fairytale figures crowd the set while choir vocals, woodwind instruments and rising synths form the minimal, but textured song. “The creatures next to me are acting as my conscience but most importantly, my sense …

Neil Frances: Mr Blue

Indie-dance music duo Neil Frances (aka Jordan Feller and Marc Gilfry) delivered their Stay Strong Play Long EP last week, a compilation of previously released singles and all-new tracks. “Mr Blue” (one of the new songs) proves cheerful and upbeat. It was born from a haiku that Gilfry wrote on his iPhone, about a friend dressed in head-to-toe blue tie-dye. The duo then enlisted collaborators—The …

Neil Frances: Shallow End

Soulful and carried along by an upbeat groove, “Shallow End” by Neil Frances (aka Marc Gilfry and Jordan Feller) incorporates silky vocals for a decidedly summery, breezy piece of indie-pop. The track was part of a double-sided release that features the very danceable “Rewind.” Listening to the two in sequence creates a pleasant contrast. While “Rewind” offers a thumping bass-line, “Shallow End” creates piano-led brightness.