2019 is the year of giving the people what they want. Or at least that seems to be the case for soulful Irish crooner Dermot Kennedy. The man finally relented and released a proper version of fan-favorite For Island Fires and Family. He also released his self-titled debut LP.
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Being alive in a society in 2018 is sort of like living on quicksand, or maybe just over a trap door. The bottom can drop out any second. Information Overload, the debut single from Vermont's Grabbitz, captures this confusing, contradictory life on the edge not only lyrically, but also sonically.
The thing about Christmas music is it’s unavoidable. Which brings us to Dog Orchestra’s cover of the Christmastime classic “Carol of the Bells,” a welcome reminder that Christmas music doesn’t have to suck.
This is that new sound. That bass-heavy house vibe with pop-rap funkiness that covers every possible quadrant of what makes a good dance music tune. I’ve heard a couple jams like this before but here it’s like an angel from heaven came down to craft the perfect version of it. Hark the herald Merk & Kremont.
RY X hasn’t done much to switch up his style that put him on our radar over five years ago, and that's perfectly fine by us. His sophomore effort Unfurl is due out next year. Last month saw the release of Untold and Beyond and today the best song of the bunch has arrived.
One of the very few non-horrifying things happening in society right now is a newfound openness in discussing mental health and the struggles we all deal with. Which brings us to the Los Angeles-based rock quartet Badflower and their newest single, x ANA x.
The north and south hemisphere come together on Light Me Up, like a warm breeze during a snowstorm.
Multi-Instrumentalist and Composer Jacob Collier is full to exploding on With The Love In My Heart, a gorgeous, transcendent slice of orchestral futuristic Pop.