BEST NEW MUSIC: INDIE, ALT POP, CHILL
Whatever Comes to Mind has that kind of earnest indie-chill bedroom producer vibe that will make fans of artists like Toro Y Moi happy, off listening in headphones in their own bedrooms. MorMor melds all of this into a sexy sensual soulful crooning situation that could, should, and probably will be the next big thing.
The backlash over Taylor Swift having spent the last decade in the spotlight trying to be America’s Bestie has been a little over the top. But in the case of her cover of Earth, Wind and Fire’s September, the response is justified, if not a bit understated.
It's been a hot week on Instagram, especially with the media blitzkrieg that is Coachella last weekend in deep Southern California. We Are The Guard were as elevated and uplifted by Beyonce dropping knowledge and mad style as the first woman-of-color to headline Coachella. We also acknowledge that other things happen.
Hailing out of Brooklyn, New York, SAINt JHN's muted trap beats take his one-of-a-kind flow between soulful crooning, mumble rap and a more traditional rhyme flow. I wouldn’t have any clue how to categorize this sound or who else to loop him in with in the game so I won’t even try.