With so many new songs that are released each week, it can be difficult to know what to listen to. Each week, we share some of our favorite tracks with our readers. To stay up to date on our favorites, follow our Spotify playlist, “New Music On-Repeat!”
1. “Rag Doll” by poutyface and K.Flay
poutyface and K.Flay team up on a contemplative yet explosive new single. The first verse suggests the singer is struggling emotionally, and the second reveals that it is due to a lost relationship.
2. “venus fly trap” by brakance
brakance tells us about a woman on his new single, “venus fly trap.” A groovy combination of instruments compliment the lyrics and vocal melodies, and the upbeat feeling contradicts the minor key that it is written in, creating a fun listening experience for musicians and casual listeners alike.
3. “Bounce” by Emotional Oranges
With money-driven lyrics and a laid-back yet energetic beat, Emotional Oranges make their listeners want to dance. The perfect song for listening to in the car or at a party, this song is sure to please a wide variety of listeners.
4. “cyanide” by Paris Texas
Alternative-rap duo Paris Texas brings the energy with their grungy new track. Featuring a rock vibe and cryogeyser on backing vocals, this track marries alternative with rap. A must-listen for alternative and rap fans alike.
5. “Missing You” by SG Lewis
SG Lewis’ new track gives a synth pop energy and a story of wandering eyes filled with temptation. Upbeat and fun, this song makes the listener want to dance, and the use of tambourine and cowbell throughout help the track evolve in a way that draws the listener in without changing too much.
6. “Change the Locks” by King Princess
King Princess’ emotional new track is one for the broken hearted. The ballad evokes feelings of sorrow and reflection. The chorus is powerful and vulnerable, and the outro is uniquely beautiful, as it overlaps vocal takes.
- Alvvays – “Pharmacist”
Alvvays gives us a sneak peek of their forthcoming album with their single ‘Pharmacist.’ Dreamy and grungy, the song is ear catching from the beginning, as it speaks of bumping into a former lover’s sister at the pharmacy, reminiscing on the relationship and longing for its return.
8. “OTT” by easy life and BENEE
easy life urgers the listener to chill out in their newest single ‘OTT.’ The band teamed up with BENEE for this song, which features upbeat yet relaxed textures and a kazoo like sound that sets it apart from the others.
9. “Part of the Band” by The 1975
A departure from the band’s usual sound, The 1975 uses stringed instruments to create a groovy texture to accompany the smooth, quotable and thought provoking lyrics. The song makes the listener contemplate, and keeps the ears drawn in with each new musical twist and turn.
10. “Turn The Lights Down Low” by Wet
“Turn the Lights Down Low” is a beautifully simple song. The use of guitar and sweet vocals put the listener in a soft and contemplative lull.