Category: Features

Posted on: June 28, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Denise Marsa “Don’t Count Yourself Out Yet (Until Dawn Remix)” 

Denise Marsa has released a new single, Don’t Count Yourself Out Yet. The track refreshes the late-disco sound to make a track that stands out boldly from the rest of the fare cluttering up EDM charts. The booming beats and guitars that comprise the song’s backing beat provide Denise’s vocals with highlighting at all the right places. The Until Dawn remix ensures that fans are smacked upside their head with…

Posted on: June 28, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

LightlongLife “I Got Lost” 

I Got Lost is an amazing effort from LightlongLife, as it is able to showcase a unique style from the performer while building it out of the frameworks of numerous genres. This eclectic approach pays off tremendously on this single. Listeners will be able to hear emo, Deep Elm-styled rock, and Owl City-styled synths. Ths resulting track is engrossing and will stand up to repeat plays. Listeners will hear different…

Posted on: June 28, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Craymo “One Love One World (We Are One)”

One Love One World (We Are One) is the latest effort from Orlando, Florida’s Craymo. The track blends together Latin music with electronic dance styles, showcasing a catchy chorus and a positive message. Craymo’s able to create a timeless sound that will have something for virtually anyone that is listening in. Drawing things to a close before the three-minute mark, Craymo is able to emphatically end this track. The video…

Posted on: June 28, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Blacq Prodigal & Adverage Joe feat. The Unit “Made A Way”

Made A Way starts out with deep, intense bars in the vein of a Black Rob or Mystikal. The smoothed-out vox that follow this refresh the 1990s R&B of performers like Jodeci and Boys II Men. The song’s timeless nature will still speak to modern listeners due to the quality of each constituent part as well as the impressive production that builds up all elements of the track. Touching upon…

Posted on: June 28, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Pep Rally “Clubbing on the Moon (Staring at the Sun)”

“Clubbing on the Moon (Staring at the Sun)” is the latest cut from Pep Rally, who imbues the single with an early-200s alt-pop sound. The clean sound crafted during this single means that listeners will be able to discern each riff and drum hit over the course of the song’s run time. The back and forth between the pair of vocals keeps things bouncing until Pep Rally closes things up.…

Posted on: June 27, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Milky Chance “Naked And Alive”

Naked and Alive is the latest single from Milky Chance. The song is a slinky piece of alt-pop that will have listeners singing along after the first play. There’s taut instrumentation, charismatic vocals, and a beat that punctuates the track at all the right places. Fans of Interpol and Muse will be able to find shelter here, as Milky Chance carries the standards of 2000s indie quite well here. Naked…

Posted on: June 27, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Roy Pitluk “Put A Tiger In My Tank” 

Roy Pitluk has released his first video, with his Dylan-esque Put A Tiger In My Tank. The track itself is not complex, allowing Roy’s vocals to weave a story as the acoustic guitar sets up a timeless backing beat upon which the lyrics can reside. Hints of Johnny Cash and Elvis can be located along with hints of Miles Davis scattered throughout. The ability of Roy to deftly move between…

Posted on: June 26, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 1

Banned & Outlawed “Keepin It Western”

On Keepin It Western, Banned & Outlawed are able to blend modern country music with a more late 1990s sound. By the time that listeners make it through the act’s latest single, they will be singing proudly along. Of particular note during Banned & Outlawed’s latest track has to be the sizzling guitar work and splashy drums that intermix to create a luxurious backing for the lead vox. This is…

Posted on: June 26, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Flau’jae “Pop It”

Pop It is a track that is destined for tremendous summer play. Flau’jae’s rapid-fire bars will get heads bopping, while the dreamy backing beats provide a solid backdrop upon which these vox can shine. The dreamier sound of Flau’jae’s latest firmly ensconse her music alongside Kid Cudi and Chance The Rapper. There’s a good amount of crossover appeal here, as the overall performance on Pop It matches the same quality…

Posted on: June 26, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

ViennaCC “Ended Love Affair”

ViennaCC always creates music that defies genre conventions. In an era where so much of the stuff that passes through our mailbox merely re-treads familiar territory, ViennaCC’s music always reinvents the wheel. There’s always something new that is presented to listeners whenever the act creates new music. On Ended Love Affair, ViennaCC creates something that takes up hints of industrial, 1980s pop, Kraftwerk-esque electronic and the standards of esoteric figures…