From New Singles to Albums to Music Videos; Here’s Some of Our Favorites Of The Week All In One Place & Playlist
[+] TRAVIS SCOTT, FUTURE, YOUNG THUG, M.I.A – FRANCHISE
Travis Scott’s McDonalds collaboration was a shot heard around the world, so only fitting he provide a soundtrack for the bullet’s travels. FRANCHISE, enlisted some A-game players to keep the theme of hyped collaborations going. The track is a banger in every word of the sense, helping you vibe as you knock back that cactus jack meal, if you were lucky enough to get your hands on one.
[+] THE BEACHES – LAME
We remember digging through crates of vinyl with these awesome women at Rough Trade in Brooklyn NY. “Lame is gritty, filled with crunchy guitar sounds and melody lines that will get stuck in your head. They are cool as fuck, and if you want to be too then you should listen to them too.
[+] ANDERSON .PAAK – JEWELZ
Anderson .Paak is a true artist. He makes you feel something with his music that is very rare and unique to every person listening to it. His latest track is soulful, groovy and just simply feel good. It only made sense that he would collaborate with legendary producer Timbaland on this track. The chorus will be stuck in my head for the next week.
[+] VICTOR INTERNET – HOLLOW
Quarantine has undoubtedly provided the space and time for restless minds to ruminate in the feelings of complicated relationships. The dreamy synth-pop track follows a whirlwind of emotions as love begins to slip away as rapidly as the time does nowadays.
[+] RUSS – PAID OFF
Russ is back to pumping out new tracks constantly so expect to see a lot more of Russ on our Fresh Friday’s playlist. I remember when Russ was releasing a new song ever week before signing to a major label, so I missed hearing new shit from him. He’s back and one my favorite independent artists.
[+] ZZZAHARA – STARRY EYED
Starry Eyed brings the the looming theme of mortality that is surrounding the world to the forefront via this deep synth based track. Confronting introspective reflection on what it means to be in an in between state of understanding ones humanness and fragility consecutively, the song overall brings a comforting feeling through its melodies.
[+] GABRIEL GARZÓN-MONTANO – MUÑECA
Celebrating the release of his latest album “Aguita,” Gabriel Garzón-Montano shares his latest music video for reggaeton track Muñeca. The video is as aesthetically pleasing as the rhythmic sounds that permeate throughout the single.
[+] CLO – BLACKOUT
A breakout single for CLO, Blackout is a standout track that takes the world of pop and twists it into her own flavor and favor. A danceable track circling themes of the empowerment found via loss is something we can all shake a dance move or two for right now.
[+] ROLE MODEL – GOING OUT
An upcoming artist that sits in the intersection of indie-fied hip-hop, “going out” is an all too relatable song about romance and contrary to the title, not going out and a preference to staying home. With a steady stream of up tempo beats – this is a song that is sure to make you feel good at home.
Future Islands return with a song drenched in the magnificence of blending 80s synth wave into modern day electronic pop. We basically a dare to not dance to this track with every listen. Trust us, you’re going to lose every time.
[+] CHANNEL TRES – SKATE DEPOT
Channel Tres always reigns supreme in blending the perfect concoction of disco, electro and house music. With the upsurge of people taking up skating this year as a healthy activity while at home, be sure to add this ode to the four wheels to your cruising playlist.
[+] POORSTACY – LOVE SPELLS
An outstanding display and resurgence of alternative rock blended with the right amounts of metal, new wave and punk. Catchy riffs meet lyrics that dance around the idea of hitting rock bottom but finding the hope to know things get better. A very needed track in a world of current isolation.
Enjoy our playlist of favorites to spin you into the weekend!