Erika Spring and Nguzunguzu enter the Hype Machine top ten most blogged artists chart on Monday, June 18.
Erika Forster, the singer and keyboardist from indie band Au Revoir Simone, has released her first single from her side project Erika Spring. "Hidden," Erika Spring's first single, taken from the self titled debut EP out July 10, as described by Pigeons & Planes as "as crisp as any Au Revoir Simone song, with a gorgeous synth line swooshing along under Eika's lofty vocals."
Also generating buzz on June 18 is L.A.-based production duo Nguzunguzu, which just released the single "Delirium" from upcoming EP Warm Pulse, out July 3. Live for the Funk says the pair "make some of the most forward thinking music coming out of the United States," while Stereogum describes the single as a "crystalline banger."
The 10 most blogged artists on The Hype Machine on June 18 at 11:00am GMT:
01. Passion Pit (no change)
02. Justice (+1)
03. Azealia Banks (+3)
04. Wild Nothing (+3)
05. Charli XCX (no change)
06. Poolside (re-entry)
07. Van She (+5)
08. Erika Spring (new entry)
09. Nguzunguzu (new entry)
10. Hot Chip (+6)
Launched in 2005, The Hype Machine aggregates information from more than 1,000 music blogs worldwide. Known for identifying up-and-coming artists, the site enables music fans to easily find out what music is hot in the blogosphere and to instantly hear and buy mp3s.
Listen to Erika Spring's "Hidden" at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsBq_AiW1XU