If LPX’s vocals sound a tad bit familiar, that’s because Lizzy Plapinger is half of the indie pop duo MS MR. But now that MS MR are currently on a hiatus to explore other musical projects, she’s working on her solo debut, and her breakout single, Tightrope, is a high-energy indie rock track that demands your full attention from start to finish.
Is there any explanation needed for this pick? After decades transforming mainstream music and culture, David Bowie’s last known recordings have been released on the four-song EP, No Plan. The titular track was originally recorded for the Lazarus soundtrack and it is no less genius than what was released in 2016.
If not universally considered the wordsmith of our generation, Father John Misty will definitely go down as our biggest son of a bitch. He doesn’t pull any punches, opting instead for a couple of sucker shots to balls when you’re down on the ground just for the fun of it.
When Luis Clara Gomez aka MOULLINEX isn’t busy splitting his time between Munich and Lisob where he creates remixes and works with popular artists like Cut Copy, Two Door Cinema Club or Peaches, he’s working on stuff like this newly released awesomely unapologetic new track, Build a Wall?
London-based duo SNAKEHIPS teamed up with rising songstress MØ on their explosive new single, Don’t Leave. But up and coming buzzed about producer, THROTTLE has just released his dance-infused remix of the track and we’re simply obsessed. The Australian new artist works his magic by adding a wonderfully infectious and uplifting disco-feel that we’re totally obsessed with.
Migos is one of the most culturally influential rap names today. After making the internet explode with their 2013 debut album, Versace, Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset are back with their their new album, Culture. The 12-track compilation is filled with beats worth listening to on-repeat, but the hottest song just may be Get Right Witcha.
If you recently caught the T2 soundtrack, you may've noticed that injected alongside the nostalgic likes of Underworld and Iggy Pop was a far less familiar name: that of Scottish hip hop outfit Young Fathers. The Mercy Prize winners feature not once, not twice, but six (!) times in Danny Boyle's highly anticipated sequel to his 1996 cult hit Trainspotting, with one of those tracks, Only God Knows, today being crowned a Best New Song.
Just because awesomely catchy, slightly sensual indie future electronic singer-songwriters seem to be a dime a dozen nowadays, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t pay attention to each and every one. Especially if they’re as awesome as Soleima. This Danish pop princess crafts perfect tunes with the help of a variety of different genres.
You know you’re a nineties kid when your sound is more reminiscent of that heavy mascara-tinted alt rock from 1999 than anything on the market today. Black Top Queen are some much needed pop-rock heaviness in a world where the music is all either too heavy, too electronic or too pop. Where’s the hook AND the reverb? You can have both, you know. Just look at the dudes in Black Top Queen.
It's not often that a song renders me speechless – it, after all, is my job to wax lyrical about music – but George Cosby's Glamour came at me with such unexpected force, I actually had to take a moment to gather my thoughts. Featured on the London troubadour's EP A Savage Kiss, Glamour is a positively earth-shattering piece of music.