Scandi act I Am Karate (Sounds like: The Knife/ Young Galaxy) release new single + Remixes bundle

Posted on 4 June 2016
By Khyle Deen
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DIY duo I Am Karate consists of Erika Soldh and Marta Pettersson, who are known for their contemporary sound of indie electro-pop.

Some of their recent success includes a nomination for Best Unsigned in GAFFA along with reaching over 700,000 streams on Spotify. Some of their incredible live performances have led to comparisons to artists including Kloe.

The single Bitter has had a very good reaction in their native Sweden, and have already been compared to the likes of The Knife and Young Galaxy.

Bitter on Spotify:


“A pop song that is solidly catchy and comes with a hook that doesn’t want to leave your head” – Noisey

“An accessible, tropical-inspired pop song, that feels like a distant relative of ‘Lean On’ by Major Lazer” – The 405

The two remixers for the track include Gabriel Gassi and Illien, who remixed Mavrick’s single. Both pieces are outstanding examples of the spectrum of sound throughout I Am Karate’s music and prove that the pair can conquer different genres successfully. During both remixes, the melody feels familiar with powerful electronic beats, layering of vocals and a tropical house style; therefore the production has similarities to Jungle and even Major Lazer. Vocally, we can instantly draw comparisons to Purity Ring with a hint of FKA Twigs from the soprano tones.

Both Bitter the single and the remixes are out NOW.