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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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Buffalo

SMUG Drops Music Video for “All Used Up”

Buffalo three-piece SMUG is fast, fun, and punk rock, clearly evidenced by their new music video for single “All Used Up.” As a band, SMUG embodies all of the rebellious cornerstones of pop-punk music – a DIY, fuck-you attitude bolstered by open-throated guitars and infectious vocal melodies. In true DIY fashion, “All Used Up” was shot entirely by…

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Oliver Tree – “Movement (Back Talk Remix)”

Back Talk sent us over a phat remix of Oliver Tree’s “Movement” and we couldn’t help but recommend it to y’all. “Movement” is a true party anthem, mixing the fervor of the Beastie Boys’ delivery with modern-day dance-electronica vibes. If you’re trying to get amped, look no further – give Back Talk a stream via the…

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Cyndy Fike – “Peppermint”

You might recognize “Peppermint” from its recent placement in the Facebook show “Strangers,” but we like this cute little jam from LA singer/songwriter Cyndy Fike regardless. Pairing upbeat keyboard chords with Fike’s saccharine lyrics, “Peppermint” is the kind of lighthearted pop jam meant for low-key summer hangs. Cyndy is a pretty prolific artist – check out her…

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Say Brave – “Make My Day (feat. Mira)”

Upon first listen, you’ll probably recognize the chorus of “Make My Day” from chill electronica act Say Brave. “Make My Day” is a straight-up remake of the unmistakable 1989 classic, “Pump Up The Jam” by Belgian act Technotronic… But Say Brave brings a contemporary, 2018 spin to the track – utilizing blippy drums and a…

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