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Dylan Pacheco – “Negative Space”

Austin, TX-based songwriter Dylan Pacheco has fully embraced his self-proclaimed weirdo-pop roots on a charming new single called “Negative Space.” Full of nervous kid energy, “Negative Space” combines squiggly synths, jittery guitar work, and half-yelped vocals that are dripping with manic sincerity. “Space” is a bedroom song that feels both joyful and anxious all at…

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1996 – “Around You”

Cool, swimmy one from 1996 – “Around You” is a part of a dreampop songwriting project from Mike Lee (also of Letting Up Despite Great Faults & Family Mart) where each of his singles features a new singer from a different city. We’re particularly drawn to “Around” – frantic canned drums, swirly guitar vibes, and…

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Limón Limón – “Long Distance”

Future indie duo Limón Limón are true buffaBLOG mainstays – it’s probably not too surprising that we love their latest jam, “Long Distance.” Hazy synths, bouncing bass, tight drums, and perfect production help to power this one along… But be sure to stick around for the chorus to treat yourself to a monster hook. Check…

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Myoon – “Shining Light”

French duo Myoon have created something intense and danceable on their latest jam, “Shining Light.” Big bass energy juxtaposes smartly against delicate vocals and mysterious blooming synths… Somehow, “Light” would feel just as at home in the club as it would on a lonely night time drive. Either way, we think you’re gonna like it…

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EGOISM – “Here’s The Thing”

Sydney indie-pop duo EGOISM are no strangers to buffaBLOG – their 2019 banger “What Are We Doing?” was one of our fav tracks of the year. They’re back again with “Here’s the Thing,” another perfect showcase of the duo’s smart and surprisingly intimate indie pop connection. “Thing” is full of subtle vocal flourishes, warbly guitar…

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Qwiet Type – “Ferris Wheel”

We’ve been jamming out hard to this latest EDM-flavored electropop hit from Qwiet Type. “Ferris Wheel” shows off Qwiet Type’s penchant for songwriting and production, blending EDM sentiment with good-old-fashioned pop hooks. Beyond being the central hook, “Ferris Wheel” really does sound like the kind of jam that would be blasting good vibes while you’re…

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Jordana – “Divine”

Yo – Jordana is here with some truly infectious indie pop vibes. “Divine” comes out swinging by namechecking Phoenix for some immediate indie cred… But beyond that, “Divine” is a well-crafted pop jam with an impressively nimble bassline and a unique percussion track. The cherry-on-top is Jordana’s lilting delivery, which ebbs and flows perfectly with…

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Dead Emerson – “Sucker Punch”

Big indie pop vibes from Dead Emerson here on “Sucker Punch.” Emerson is truly a one-man-show – writing and producing everything you hear here, often in the solitude of his LA bedroom studio. Solo-act or not, it seems to be working… “Sucker Punch” is irresistible; it’s full of frantic drums, jittery guitar energy, and big…

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JW Francis – “Good Time”

BuffaBLOG mainstay JW Francis is at it again, this time with his latest jam, “Good Time.” The Oklahoma-born, Paris-raised, NYC-based singer/songwriter specializes in delightfully warbly bedroom pop with a warped-vinyl aesthetic. “Good Time” is another gem in his repertoire, full of AM-radio guitar twinkles, gauzy synths, and a sun-soaked mentality disguising the bit of melancholy…

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Kaio Mars – “All I Need”

Here’s the sunny, swimmy debut single from singer/songwriter Kaio Mars, “All I Need.” Kaio Mars is otherwise known as Aidin Sadeghi; Sadeghi was born in Germany to Iranian parents fleeing post-revolution Iran. About “All I Need,” Mars says: “[‘All I Need’] serves as a reminder of what draws people to music in the first place…

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