Oakland based afro-indie-soul band Bells Atlas has just released their single “Video Star,” a song off their upcoming debut album planned to be released in February. Led by Nigerian-American songwriter Sandra Lawson-Ndu, “Video Star” really does embrace the descriptive genre of afro-indie-soul, utilizing some cool rhythms as well as the stylish voice of Lawson-Ndu. Bells Atlas uses live looping, and I also enjoy the string and mallet elements in the song. I am definitely anticipating the release of the full album, and you can also check out some of the band’s demos here. And of course, you can listen to “Video Star” below.

Video Star by Bells Atlas

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