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.
Charli XCX is, in my opinion, the most underrated pop star in the game right now. Sure, she has plenty of plays on Spotify and has opened for some huge acts, but she continually goes under the radar. How often do you hear her name in the every day conversations of pop music fans? Or on the radio? Or in commercials or TV Shows? Rarely.
Yellow Days absolutely captivates with a shockingly smooth blend of vulnerable emotion and tenderness.
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.
Is it vain to write an article pimping your own single? Yes. Am I going to do it anyway? Also, yes. But this isn’t just another article. No, this is a guide on how to listen to this beast of sci-fi, proggy, hard rock goodness….
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.
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…
Tune-Yards haven’t released an album since 2014 but they’re back with the incredibly energetic, “Look at Your Hands.” The song features an 80’s style beat with Merrill Garbus’ voice robotically tap dancing over top. She actually used an MPC to sample her own voice and…
“Live Well” is a beautiful and triumphant song that has some pristine blues progressions and guitar work. It is impossible not to sway along with the intricate rhythm and silky smooth vocals.
Well, haters, its time to listen to Cults again because their new LP Offering kicks a ton of ass.