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Overjoy – “Same”

L.A.’s Overjoy provide a dose of ethereal, groove-ridden production in their single “Same.” Dripping in resounding synths, airy vocals, and crisp percussion, this track paints pictures with stark imagery that is simultaneously matchless and accessible. The electronic trio know how to play to their individual strengths, tying together earthy instrumentation, time-tested melodies, and misty vocal lines…

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Her’s – “Low Beam”

Liverpool duo Her’s pave the way for their upcoming debut full length with a dusky and introspective single, “Low Beam.” The track captures their classic eerie slacker rock sound while mulling over feelings of isolation in a world that praises ‘tough guy’ masculinity. Their driving lyricism takes root in a bed of jangly surf rock…

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Eldoradio – “City Lights”

Eldoradio have a classic Brit-rock sound, despite their Swedish origins, that is as distinct as it is invigorating. The proof lies in their recent single “City Lights,” telling the well-worn tale of long nights and youthful indiscretions. There’s a hint of a punk flare there in the layered vocals and bombastic drum work, matching well…

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Hovzter – “Left Me Broken”

Swedish producer Hovzter plays into his strengths with a classic electro-dance track, “Left Me Broken.” Featuring vocals by Mariana Lin, the single’s impact lies in its stark dynamic contrasts and beat drops. Hovzter works with instrumentation in a way that leaves you on the edge of your seat, gradually cascading levels down, only to soar…

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Poster Parents – “Hostility”

Garage-punk quartet Poster Parents grapple with passivity in their latest single, “Hostility.” The Phoenix, AZ natives combine punk rock angst with mellower indie rock instrumentals, giving the track a bite that’s still easy enough to swallow. Citing inspiration from the likes of PUP and Joyce Manor, the troupe harness the quiet intricacy only indie musicians…

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Vandelux, Marc 7 – “That Look”

The collaboration between Vandelux and Jurassic 5’s Marc 7 is testament to musical worlds colliding, blending a classic hip hop flow with pulsing electronica in their track “That Look.” This partnership stemmed from Vandelux’s original remix of Jurassic 5’s track “What’s Golden,” eventually bringing the two together and resulting in what will soon be a…

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Bacall, FrankK – “Ferarra”

A funky electropop collaboration between Swedish producer Bacall and solo artist FrankK has produced the catchiest of summer tracks with “Ferarra.” The single acts as commentary on today’s instagram-driven fame and the carefully posed artificialness of it all. Since 2016, Bacall has created a name for himself around the house and EDM scene, charting high…

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Massage – “Lydia”

Some of the best bands stem from a group of friends hanging out and playing around with instruments in their spare time. That pretty much sums up the story of Massage, a band of five pals in L.A. that seemed to come together both accidentally and out of necessity. Their mellow brand of indie rock features rolling…

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Ben Browning – “Even Though”

Riding the high of his recently released sophomore album, Australian producer Ben Browning scouts his sound as a solo artist with title track “Even Though.” Drawing a perceivable tie to the melodic stylings of ‘70s psychedelia hit makers like Paul McCartney and Brian Wilson, Browning’s sound lands somewhere between breezy surf rock and spacey psych-pop….

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Faults – “Should’ve Been”

Toronto’s art rock four-piece Faults produce a cavernous wall of sound in their latest single “Should’ve Been.” Astral guitar strains, spitfire drum fills, and ambient synths fill the air as frontman Aidan Belo-Nascimento’s seeping vocals weave it all together. This track is as much of a lament as it is a call to arms. There’s…

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