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i see red – “Nothingness”

In a modern take on experimental electropop, Sweden’s Joakim Alfvén edges into the future with his latest project i see red. His new single “Nothingness” sets the tone with churning synths, impassive vocals, and lofty percussion. The track speaks on interpersonal impact, as opposed to a faceless identity as individuals of a population. It’s subtly…

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Vargas & Lagola – “Dolores (The Awakening)”

Swedish production pair Vargas & Lagola craft a multifaceted dance track through their single “Dolores (The Awakening).” Starting from a refined, tonally dramatic orchestral loop, the track evolves into a playful head-bobber with strategically timed clapping, group vocals, and syncopated guitar. The project is the brainchild of renowned songwriter/producer duo Salem Al Fakir and Vincent…

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Mr Little Jeans – “Stitches”

Norwegian electropop artist Mr Little Jeans recently introduced a fashionably adventurous video for her track “Stitches.” Drawing comparisons to other fierce female power-pop figures like Lorde and Carly Rae Jepsen, Monica Birkenes as Mr Little Jeans brings a bit of spunk to glittering beats, dreamy vocals, and ruminating synths. The video ventures on a dual-sided…

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TV Sets – “Fools Day”

Lovers of sluggish dream pop are in for a treat with the release of TV Sets’ latest single, “Fools Day.” The Toronto trio found a unique start as neighboring apartment dwellers tracking down a third counterpart through the matchmaking powers of Craigslist, all sharing a similar passion for The Smashing Pumpkins and exploratory electropop. The track…

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Cold Media – “Past Life”

The story of Cold Media’s inception is just about as wholesome as they come. Band members Matt Prodanovich, Addison Smith, and Kyle Cochran started their musical journey together after meeting in songwriting class, and formed a bond crafting feel-good indie pop. The recent college grads released their debut EP on April 22nd, preceded by debut single…

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Zach Schimpf – “The Future Is Shiny”

In thick fog of blossoming synths, sharp drum beats, and melodically robotic vocals, producer Zach Schimpf depicts the impending present tense in recent single “The Future Is Shiny.” The St. Louis native found his start at the early age of 13 after being gifted his first audio recorder, and since then has dabbled in a…

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Dulio – “Little Yellow Silver”

Maryland based-Dulio formulates an opus for lost souls in his latest track “Little Yellow Silver.” The brainchild of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mike Toohey, Dulio’s new single conjures a likeness to an edgier Jack Antonoff-as-Bleachers. It masters radiating synths, moody vocals, and protagonistic guitar lines that give a nod to Toohey’s pop-punk past. The track lyrically…

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Hush Machine – “Batter Up”

College rock project Hush Machine by the hand of Kansas’ Sam Boatright comes wafting through the haze in his latest track “Batter Up.” Hush Machine finds its origins in 2013 when in Boatright’s final years of high school. Through waves of fuzzy vocals, meandering guitar lines, and a supportive bass counterpart, Boatright muses over youthful…

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Beshken – “The Roman Call”

Stretching his limbs after a brief haitus, Beshken introduces his new project For Time is the Longest Distance Between Two People with the release of the single “The Roman Call.” After experiencing every artist’s worst nightmare in which all of his recordings, hard drive, and lyric journal, among other valuables, were stolen, Ben Shirken made…

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Kommode – “Fight or Flight or Dance All Night”

Eirik Glambek Bøe’s solo project Kommode opens up shimmering doors of jazz, pop, and new wave in his new track “Fight or Flight or Dance All Night.” A striking electronic/analog hybrid, the track incorporates an array of synths, funk bass, trumpet, and methodical guitar to drive home a unique, toe-tapping sound. He manages to place…

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