GZ Grant – “Bonds of Love”

GZ Grant – “Bonds of Love”

The nearly minute long intro on “Bonds of Love” by GZ Grant has the perfect level of anticipation leading into the first verse. I was also relieved GZ Grant used the same chord progression on the guitar's hook; for it was way too cool to act solely as an intro to this...

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Flora – “Hey”

Flora – “Hey”

Tiptoeing in the room comes Flora as you press play on her new single, “Hey.” Such a graceful intro to bring in what’s simply the purest song of the summer. With a run time of only 1:23, you can’t help but feel forced to run it back. The simplicity within the lyrics...

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Belot – “Fake Phone Calls”

Belot – “Fake Phone Calls”

Coming down from London town, Belot is making quite the noise with “Fake Phone Calls...” A beautiful noise that is. The ever-so-mellow yet rapid fire delivery offers a wide range of dance moves to bust out. Belot's voice is very distinct from contemporaries in the...

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Jenny Kern – “Feel It Again”

Jenny Kern – “Feel It Again”

Jenny Kern makes that music you hear leaking from the inside of a nightclub and have no choice but to further investigate. Her latest single, “Feel it Again,” will have you scratching on the door, pleading for entry and once you finally get in, it was everything you...

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Hether – “Chem Bath”

Hether – “Chem Bath”

Learn to float with Hether on his latest track, “Chem Bath.” The production is ridged in a way that gives you a similar sensation to jamais vu... You were sure you’ve been here before, but you definitely haven’t. Hether reminds me of how radically refreshing the...

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Maxime. – “u and everyone u know !”

Maxime. – “u and everyone u know !”

The music wizard of Montreal otherwise known as Maxime. has arrived with “u and everyone u know!” and they’re ready to party, with or without you. This lush bass-booster banger of a song will make you move, I promise. I referred to Maxime. as a wizard because he...

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Meltt – “Within You, Within Me”

Meltt – “Within You, Within Me”

With the swagger of an early-2000s hair flip, Meltt hits you right in the face with “Within You, Within Me.” The layers of instrumentation are so well stacked upon each other, giving off the vibe of everything feeling just right. The quartet has a knack at bringing a...

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Creature Canyon – “Simulator”

Creature Canyon – “Simulator”

Created in San Diego, CA, Creature Canyon introduces their latest indie rocker, “Simulator.” Their movie-soundtrack-worthy single will make you want to form a flash mob with strangers. The deep-cutting electric guitar is thrilling to the ears with how it mimics the...

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rincs – “Less Polite”

rincs – “Less Polite”

LA-based act rincs very well may be the pioneer of a new genre unlike any I’ve ever heard. The intro to “Less Polite '' is gripping, right from the get-go, with a wave-like sonic sensation. It’s incredible how such abstract noises and rhythms can sound so good when...

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Cool Heat – “Lately”

Cool Heat – “Lately”

Somehow, a solo musician, the Chicago phenomenon by the name of COOL HEAT, has dropped off a single that offers an out-of-body like experience. The dreamy vocals laid atop hypnotic synths are what truly transcends the mind from body while listening to “Lately.” The...

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Nutrients – “Window Seat”

Nutrients – “Window Seat”

Your chill, summertime, windows-down-in-the-car anthem has arrived courtesy of Nutrients with “Window Seat.” The rhythms are riveting and wonderfully syncopated to perfection. “Window Seat” sounds like freshly-cut fruit garnishing your favorite flavor of smoothie, in...

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Church Girls – “Telepathic Mind”

Church Girls – “Telepathic Mind”

The Philadelphia four-piece by the name of Church Girls is back just in time for their EU/UK tour with new single “Telepathic Mind.” The crowds are going to be raging their faces off from country to country... Why? Perhaps it’ll be due to the high harking lyrics laid...

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Strawberry Cough – “My Song 19”

Strawberry Cough – “My Song 19”

The Salt Lake City quartet known as Strawberry Cough has breached the surface with their debut single, “My Song 19.” Broken into several sections, their first single impressively sounds more like an all-encompassing EP. The breakdown section halfway through likely...

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FNTN – “Crypto Vegan”

FNTN – “Crypto Vegan”

Coming together on the east and migrating to the west coast of LA, FNTN has had quite the journey, most recently leading up to their latest 2022 groove. "Crypto Vegan" is an eccentric, surfed-out goodbye to someone you once loved who left the rock and roll lifestyle...

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bennytheghost – “Tightrope”

bennytheghost – “Tightrope”

Coming from the land of entertainment, aka LA, Bennytheghost's status as an artist is unmatched. The truth to that statement lies within his latest drop, “Tightrope,” which has all the elements of a hit. Iconic lyrics that bennytheghost reportedly spent weeks revising...

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TTB Donntae – “START IT UP 2”

TTB Donntae – “START IT UP 2”

Buffalo-based artist TTB Donntae saw a lack of hip hop percolation in the local rap scene and decided to capitalize on the situation. Bringing in relentless flows, memorable lyrics, and standout delivery all on a bomb-ass beat; allow me to introduce “START IT UP PART...

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Bedon – “Whoa”

Bedon – “Whoa”

If you like guitar that will cut any negativity out of your life like a butcher knife, then hit up Bedon on his new single “Woah.” The vocals are coated in a layer of distortion that resembles something like a fresh layer of spray paint. The indie rockstar...

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Plastic Mermaids – “Disposable Love”

Plastic Mermaids – “Disposable Love”

Summer nights, slushies, and red solo cups pretty much sums up Plastic Mermaids smash single “Disposable Love.” With changes in tempo throughout the song, it keeps the listener (and therefore the night) alive. The five-and-a-half minute track manages to go by too fast...

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Midi Memory – “All The Way Out”

Midi Memory – “All The Way Out”

The electronic project from Orlando, Florida known as Midi Memory dropped off “All The Way Out” and knocked it all the way out of the park. The drowning reverb on the vocals infused with glittering synths provide a thick shimmering banger of a track. The single is...

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Ted Tyro – “How Can”

Ted Tyro – “How Can”

Dreamy luau-like guitar licks surround your head like a merry-go-round on the Louisville, KY band Ted Tyro's newest release, “How Can.” The bleak, minimalistic cover art allows the listener to summon their own interpretation of the tone being set. Personally, to me it...

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Keep Off the Grass – “Two Apartments”

Keep Off the Grass – “Two Apartments”

If there was a song to represent the first day of spring or the first night of summer, “Two Apartments” by Keep Off the Grass would be applicable for both. The mountain emo band formed back in 2018, and after dropping five singles throughout the course of the global...

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Life Stuff – “Finger Gun”

Life Stuff – “Finger Gun”

If “Finger Gun” by Life Stuff doesn’t naturally make your head bob, then I would consider getting checked out by a medical professional. The band from Vancouver just dropped their debut album, King Of The Drive Thru, which is full of goodies, but today we’re focusing...

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Stray Fossa – “Never Rest For Good”

Stray Fossa – “Never Rest For Good”

Based out of Germany, the European three piece Stray Fossa slid by and dropped a gem in our pockets. Their newest song, “Never Rest For Good,” is just shy of five minutes which in terms of running time, I like that a lot more than a two to three minute song (as long...

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MONOWHALES – “New Threads”

MONOWHALES – “New Threads”

The bassline alone on MONOWHALES' most recent drop, “New Threads,” is a valid enough reason to throw it on right now. Still not convinced? How about shimmering synths that make you feel like you’re being catapulted to a better place. Or, perhaps you’re more into the...

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Burn the Louvre – “Alison”

Burn the Louvre – “Alison”

What's better than an indie group from Hamilton, ON? This particular Canadian duo by the badass name, Burn the Louvre, accompanied by singer/songwriter Stephanie Deshane. They managed to put together a light-hearted love story revolving around a girl named “Alison,”...

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French Alps Tiger – “Lost Boys”

French Alps Tiger – “Lost Boys”

French Alps Tiger is quite the slacker rock, surf-punk four-piece, and their fifth single, “Lost Boys,” is the only proof you need. Their double-single that dropped on March 30th of 2022 features title track “Lost Boys,” along with previous single “Punch in the Bowl.”...

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Doom Mutual – “For Now”

Doom Mutual – “For Now”

Daphne Browdy and Davis Gestie, also known as Doom Mutual, put together a gorgeous piece of work with their latest single “For Now.” Representing the darker side of Nashville, Tennessee, their harmonies over one another are intoxicatingly enchanting to the ears. The...

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Pentire – “Watch Time With Me”

Pentire – “Watch Time With Me”

Hailing all the way from Herefordshire, England, the four-piece known as Pentire came through our inbox with their new smash, “Watch Time With Me.” The song is three minutes of smooth bass and vibrato-filled vocals laid over righteously nostalgic and emotion-packed...

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Gordmin – “Batshit”

Gordmin – “Batshit”

Gordmin created a full-on experience for his debut single, “Batshit...” A groovy, serine, and great time all-around provided by the Chicago singer/songwriter. “Batshit” is a double single containing the title track “Batshit” along with “Paid,” both of which are...

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Child Seat – “Fever Dream”

Child Seat – “Fever Dream”

The LA duo Child Seat has finally strapped in with their debut single “Fever Dream.” Using the pandemic as their musical time capsule, the west coast duo have a full album's worth of material ready to be released to the public, appropriately starting with “Fever...

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Roye Trout – “Dreamers”

Roye Trout – “Dreamers”

Roye Trout pulled the proverbial rabbit out of the hat with “Dreamers,” off of his Our Hell EP. The singer/songwriter from Windsor, ON is busy, as he is a member of three other bands (Eraserhead, No Hands, and Lychi)... Yet he still found time to give us a whole EP,...

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Johnny Cisneros – “Chase Me Away”

Johnny Cisneros – “Chase Me Away”

If this electric summer jam doesn’t get you up and moving, I’m not sure what will. “Chase Me Away” by LA-based artist Johnny Cisneros paves the way for the psych-pop community by challenging the typical chord progressions and lyrical layout. Johnny told us: "'Chase Me...

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Silver Liz – “Thousand”

Silver Liz – “Thousand”

With the weight of a leaf, Carrie Wagner from the Brooklyn-based duo Silver Liz effortlessly floats over Matt Wagner's gentle guitar strums. The married couple is doing what any artist dreams of doing and they’re making beautiful works of art together, most recently...

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Vibropath – “Turning Inside”

Vibropath – “Turning Inside”

The light production blanketed over “Turning Inside” by Vibropath has the goldilocks factor of being just right. Rochester-based artist Vibropath, born Frank Marino-Moore, who I originally thought was a band is a tranquil experience to listen to. I could only imagine...

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Blanco Tranco – “Devil’s Ivy”

Blanco Tranco – “Devil’s Ivy”

2022's tack of putting one foot in front of the other is here via Blanco Tranco with “Devil’s Ivy.” Get ready to do a lil two step dance with your crush (or by yourself) because these moves come with the song. The zesty four-piece from Melbourne Australia consists of...

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Flycatcher – “Sodas in the Freezer”

Flycatcher – “Sodas in the Freezer”

With the wind at their backs, Flycatcher soars through the sky on their new track “Sodas in the Freezer.” The original riff laid down dates all the way back to 2017, and after five years, it’s aged like fine wine. The somewhat dark, somber, lyrics and melodies were...

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Simen Mitlid – “Away”

Simen Mitlid – “Away”

If you were to look up the definition of chill in the sonic dictionary, there's a good chance you would find “Away” by Simen Mitlid as the main definition. Coming in all the way from Oslo, Norway, Simen has a very soothing voice that is easy on the ears of any age...

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Hanna Searl – “My Fantasy”

Hanna Searl – “My Fantasy”

You can almost see the lighters swaying back and forth while listening to Hanna Searl sing on her latest single, “My Fantasy.” Based in LA, the singer/songwriter brings out her signature 90s aesthetic in this bratty rock track. Distorted guitar shreds over the hook...

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DYGL – “Waves”

DYGL – “Waves”

Coming all the way from Tokyo, Japan, the four-piece band DYGL spoke volumes on their latest single “Waves.” The DYGL experience is something similar to a beautiful orange sunset somewhere coastal. The vocals show off the potential to sound light, yet powerful, along...

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