The Chainsmokers Go Back to their Roots with “Beach House”

EDM phenomenons Drew Taggart and Alex Pall, better known as The Chainsmokers are returning to their old-school production and songwriting vibes with their new single “Beach House.” The Chainsmokers describe this return as a good feeling, because they are excited to get back to their roots and remember where the magic all started for them. The duo has definitely stuck to implementing the clever technique … Continue reading The Chainsmokers Go Back to their Roots with “Beach House”

Pawl’s High Energy Pop Anthem “Nirvana” Inspires Listeners to Dance

“‘Nirvana’ is about reaching new levels of happiness and freeing yourself from greed, anger and ignorance. It’s easy to complain on a mundane day-to-day life, but instead we should become better at enjoying what we’ve got and make the best of it. The song functions as a reminder to simply enjoy life – every single day.” – Pawl Pawl has released a serious pop banger … Continue reading Pawl’s High Energy Pop Anthem “Nirvana” Inspires Listeners to Dance

C-Dup’s ‘Up!’ Is a Glitzy, Well-Structured Take on Modern Trap

C-Dup’s ‘Up!’ is high-energy trap with a sparkly, well-produced beat. “Love the beat,” this artist, so he says he “had to come at it with some style.” This guy is really good at picking out, or maybe coming up with, samples. The way these dainty, glamorous string contrast with the unpretentious ballsiness of the rest of the track’s framework is an almost comedic, very welcome … Continue reading C-Dup’s ‘Up!’ Is a Glitzy, Well-Structured Take on Modern Trap

‘Gnetik Pt. 2’ by Bknott and Kudoz Bridges Classic and Modern Rap Trends

‘Gnetik Pt. 2’ by Bknott and Kudoz is bouncy, fast-paced rap with a surprisingly chilled vibe. The beat on here does a great job of fusing classic approaches with a more modern technique and composition. It pays homage to classic New York hip-hop acts like Wu Tang Clan and Mobb Deep through its crispy keys-oriented sampling. Under that, the composition and broader vibe could be … Continue reading ‘Gnetik Pt. 2’ by Bknott and Kudoz Bridges Classic and Modern Rap Trends

Light Scene Factory’s ‘This Emotion’ Is Dynamic, Free-Form Electronic

The group describes this as a “nighttime disco burner full of spacey sounds and heavy grooves that take you for a trip.” The song utilizes a very loose format which lends itself well to the duo’s layered approach. At the same time, it covers a lot of ground. Continue reading Light Scene Factory’s ‘This Emotion’ Is Dynamic, Free-Form Electronic

King Arthur’s “Whatchya Thinkin’” Pushes Genre Boundaries

Get ready to dance to this new song from King Arthur. “Whatchya Thinkin’” is upbeat and exciting, standing out from the constant stream of new pop music with some unique twists. King Arthur blends elements of other genres, like soul, electronic, and funk, to his sound to make it unlike any other. This song starts with some gospel-sounding vocalizations, then quickly picks up into what … Continue reading King Arthur’s “Whatchya Thinkin’” Pushes Genre Boundaries

Vice teams up with Becky G & Mr. Eazi for the Chillest Song of Summer ’18

Vice has teamed up with Becky G and Mr. Eazi for “Don’t Go” which sounds like the song of summer 2018! The song, out on Atlantic Records, features a very rhythm beat, bringing a slightly Caribbean feel that anyone can sway their body to. The vocals are smooth and emotional and definitely pop on top of the track. They are produced in such a way … Continue reading Vice teams up with Becky G & Mr. Eazi for the Chillest Song of Summer ’18

Kyson Cleverly Fuses Hip Hop & Folk Elements in “Every High”

With roots in both hip-hop and folk music, producer-vocalist-composer Kyson is taking the world by storm! “Every High” is Kyson’s latest release that starts with smooth ambient slightly-effected vocals on top of a hip hop beat and a folky acoustic guitar. The lead vocal comes in with a strong melody. The track is not overly produced at all. “Every High” combines real instruments with electronic … Continue reading Kyson Cleverly Fuses Hip Hop & Folk Elements in “Every High”

Two Feet & Madison Love’s “Hurt People” will Set Your Speakers on Fire!

Young indie-pop vocalist, guitarist and producer Bill Dess, known under the artist name as Two Feet has teamed up with Madison Love in a duet that will set your speakers on fire. The New York Native has released the song “Hurt People” with a contagious hook and a sound that is hard to not fall madly in love with. The song has elements of indie-rock … Continue reading Two Feet & Madison Love’s “Hurt People” will Set Your Speakers on Fire!

Thrill You Kill You’s ‘Riding On Your Misery’ Is Fuzzy Indie Pop with a Sad, Irreverent Tone

Thrill You Kill You’s ‘Riding On Your Misery’ is fuzzy indie pop with an irreverent, punky point of view. Fei-Fei, the mind behind this project, said, “‘Riding On Your Misery’ is a fuck-you to everyone who said I wasn’t good enough.” The individualistic, one-woman approach on here really comes through. This really does feel like the embodiment of a single person’s vision. The consistent, pumping … Continue reading Thrill You Kill You’s ‘Riding On Your Misery’ Is Fuzzy Indie Pop with a Sad, Irreverent Tone