New Music - February 26, 2018

Short Court Style – Natalie Prass

Short Court Style” is the first single from the album and its as charming as you’d expect. What sets this apart from her previous work is its soulfulness; theres some hip hop influences in the beat and her voice is stronger than ever, gracefully handling the songs faster pace.

New Music - February 12, 2018

Cicada – La Luz

Seattle surf rockers La Luz have an album coming out May 11th entitled Floating Features and our first taste is the moody, grungy “Cicada.” This is a much more nuanced version of their signature 60s inspired surf/garage rock that features some very fine tuned synth…

New Music - January 23, 2018

Fall Into – Hibou

Seattle dream-pop artist Hibou turns to funk influences for his new single “Fall Into.” It’s a dancier tune that we’re used to hearing from Hibou, but he shows no ignorance of the genre with groovy walking bass lines and light touches of lounge synth. The…

New Music - December 31, 2017

Top of the World – Kimbra

It’s fitting that we end 2017 with a review of a song from an artist we’re extremely excited about in 2018. That artist is Kimbra and her new single Top of the World is absolute fire. She goes so hard on this song, busting into…

New Music - December 17, 2017

Major Love – Bipolar Sunshine

Bipolar Sunshine’s radio friendly mix of R&B and dance isn’t anything new, but its refreshing when done right. “Major Love,” the newest single from Manchesters Adio Marchant, doubles down on both genres for and especially rich song.

New Music - December 12, 2017

In the Dirt – Wild Front

This is most present in their beautiful song “In the Dirt.” The song starts out with a funk/jazz bass line accented with a bluesy guitar riff and a muted synth progression. The lyrics and the way they present them through longing vocals give the feeling of regret or retrospection.

New Music - November 15, 2017

Doubt – Charlotte Day Wilson

While previously leaning more on the jazz side, her new single “Doubt” is decidedly R&B. Each instrument provides that sultry undertone, a staple of R&B, and the backing vocals give a gospel feel that a lot of modern R&B artists are using.

New Music - October 30, 2017

The Rush – Treasureseason

London dream pop duo Treasureseason’s EP XY isn’t new, but its definitely working its way through Spotify’s algorithms and playlists by way of the song “The Rush.” It’s an airy tune buoyed by lead singer Jess Bartlet’s charming and soft-spoken voice. I don’t want to go…