After the critical and commercial success of Weezer’s self-titled White Album, and the release of the stand-alone single “I Love the U.S.A.,” Weezer has released another single titled “Feels Like Summer” in anticipation of their upcoming album. One listen through and you can get a sense of a few things. Firstly, Weezer has clearly picked … Continue reading “Single Review: Weezer’s “Feels Like Summer””
The last of four singles released in anticipation of Dirty Projectors’ self-titled album, “Cool Your Heart” is an upbeat earworm of a song in an album largely about heartbreak. Dawn Richards joins Dave Longstreth for the sweet, light-hearted track, which also boasts writing creds from Solange. While this retains the distinctive qualities of a Dirty … Continue reading “SINGLE OF THE WEEK: Dirty Projectors – Cool Your Heart”
PWR BTTM’s sophomore album is on its way in 2017, and to prepare everyone for its debut, they’ve released their first single off it, “Big Beautiful Day.” Have you been looking for an Official Mood for this year? Because every single second of this song and its music video are perfect for you. They’ve omitted … Continue reading “SINGLE OF THE WEEK: PWR BTTM – Big Beautiful Day”
David Speck’s project, Part Time, is known for dreamy synths and easy, laid back pop songs. This offering (new to Spotify, five years old to the real world), “Useless Information,” is a refreshing release. Staying true to his trademark drum machine base and nostalgic sound, Speck delivers a track with more drive than most of … Continue reading “Single Review: Part Time – Useless Information”
Most artists cannot boast a mere thousand plays on their first release, but LA-based rising star TYSM has already hit 400,000 on Spotify and SoundCloud combined on her first official release, “Honeymoon Phase,” in the first week alone. The newest signing to Felix Snow’s EFFESS label, TYSM has already perfected the infectious, sweet pop brand that has … Continue reading “SINGLE OF THE WEEK: TYSM – Honeymoon Phase”
Hi I’m Dave and these are my Faves™. TONS of great music came out in January so I thought I’d compile/rank/review my favorite tracks of the month. If I left out any of your faves or if you disagree with my Hot ‘n’ Spicy takes please roast me in the comments.
[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/304744944″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Dutch DJ and producer Martin Garrix released his newest song, “Scared To Be Lonely,” last Friday, January 27th. Featuring her vocals on the track is star on the rise, Dua Lipa, who recently announced a headlining US tour. The song ponders the real reasons behind a seemingly faulty … Continue reading “SINGLE OF THE WEEK: Martin Garrix ft. Dua Lipa – Scared To Be Lonely”
After two and a half years of no new music and a year-long hiatus from all social media, the Ed Sheeran drought has finally ended. On Friday, January 6th, Sheeran dropped two singles from his long-awaited new album, Divide (Sheeran fans will note that this follows his albums Plus and Multiply, so it would be … Continue reading “Ed Sheeran Drops New Singles”