Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

The ShortListen: Sundara Karma (no. 248)

Who? Sundara Karma

What’s the story? Finally, after many years, Britain's indie discos might soon have something new to play. Along with Blossoms and The Hunna, Sundara Karma are finally threatening to bring guitar bands back to the mainstream, and this latest track should help their cause no end. We've featured them here on The ShortListen several times before and another strong track brings them back, with A Young Understanding showing off driving rhythms and a nicely expansive chorus, with lead singer Oscar Lulu's strong vocals leading the whole thing along. We still fancy a rereleased Loveblood will be the one to be the big hit, but this will do nicely for now.

For fans of: White Lies, The Hunna

In three words: Future indie anthem

Click here for more ShortListens

Listen to all of them as they become available, on this Spotify Playlist

Related

pandoradrive1.jpg

The ShortListen: Pandora Drive (no. 247)

james.jpg

The ShortListen: James (no. 246)

lonelythebrave.jpg

The ShortListen: Lonely The Brave (no. 245)

nikiandthedove.jpg

The ShortListen: Niki & The Dove (no. 244)

primalscream.jpg

The ShortListen: Primal Scream feat. Sky Ferreira (no. 243)

jorjasmith1.jpg

The ShortListen: Jorja Smith (no. 242)

zayn1.jpg

The ShortListen: Zayn (no. 241)

massiveattack1.jpg

The ShortListen: Massive Attack (no. 240)

petshopboys.jpg

The ShortListen: Pet Shop Boys (no. 239)

Comments

More

ITV slammed for heavily muting Skepta at Brits

Dermot O'Leary was allowed to swear

by Matt Tate
23 Feb 2017

Bradley Walsh and Stormzy became best mates at the BRITs

Expect a fire collab soon

by Matt Tate
23 Feb 2017

Oscar nominees get the Honest Trailers treatment, and it's great

They're on form as ever

by Matt Tate
22 Feb 2017

Some massive names have been added to this year's Lovebox lineup

Solange, Kaytranada and Jamie XX are all on the bill

21 Feb 2017

Why it's time to celebrate the second division Britpop bands

As Sleeper reform, this is why you need to look past Oasis, Blur & Pulp

by Dave Fawbert
15 Feb 2017

Circa Waves' Ultimate Playlist

The band's singer Kieran Shudall reveals his top tunes

by Joe Ellison
15 Feb 2017

The revenge of the Kaiser Chiefs

The indie-rock band that refuses to die

by Louise Donovan
15 Feb 2017

Star Wars' Cantina Band is Australia's favourite song to have sex to

The infectious song is the nookie tune of choice Down Under

15 Feb 2017

You can now stream Prince’s back catalogue, but would he be pleased?

Party like it's 1999

by Gary Ogden
13 Feb 2017

Adele performs stunning tribute to George Michael at Grammys

"Can we please start it again? I’m sorry, I can’t mess this up for him.”

13 Feb 2017