Here is the lucky thirteenth edition of our weekly report of pop from around the globe. The point of the Midnight World Pop Scout posts isn't reviews or analysis, it is to alert you to music of which you may not be aware.
Selebrities are a three piece from Brooklyn that plays 80s style New Wave pop music with a dash of gothy darkness. The members are Maria Usbeck (Vocals/synth), Jer Robert Paulin (Guitar(s)/synth), and Max Peterson (production, drums, synth, synth bass).
The new single, "Can't Make Up My Mind":
London-based Tiger Love consists of Roy, Gigi and Loral. According to their Facebook page, Roy and Gigi are brothers who grew up in New York, and Loral is the "underage" drummer. Their sound will remind you of the '80s, but in a good way. It is a delightful mix of synths, beats, engaging tunes and dirty lyrics.
Our third offering today is Swiss indie pop from And Her Name is Violet. The members of the band are Carlo Caduff, who is the drummer, and multi-instrumentalist Hannes Barfus. There is little out there to buy, but they make a free song available on their website, and an EP is available on German iTunes.
"Moondance" is their debut single: