Ireland’s Solar Bears having been making tunes together since 2009. Their sound is a mix of programming, acoustic instruments, synths and vintage tape machines. The freeform approach of their writing and recording lends itself to varying tones and colors.
Belfast’s ASIWYFA create a euphoric brand of math rock. Their latest release “All Hail Bright Futures” is lead by an array of thick, funky basslines, glistening guitar textures and shape shifting percussion.