This weekend selection’s is pop-heavy, emotionally rounded and worthy for a short trip while you prepare for tonight or the long haul through Monday.
Read and listen on below.
Tiga, Canadian musician, DJ and record producer offers “Woke”, a statement about his “final act of emancipation: throwing my phone into the sea, and watching it sink.” By the time you get through the revolving lyrics, spin your head around the chilling production work and finish the song, you’ll be considering how to liberate yourself.
For fans of: LCD Soundsystem, Boys Noize, Erol Alkan
Atlas Wynd is an English garage rock trio. Their latest single “You’re On My Mind” features fuzzy introductions, energetic builds and a relentless percussive support system help to accurately visualize the frustration present in the title.
For fans of: Mikal Cronin, Wavves, WAND
Mons Vi is a Brooklyn-based project spearheaded by writer/musician Matthew Hershoff. Hershoff shares “Divina,” a lyrically-driven indie pop gem featuring a bilingual conversation in spanish and english between quarreling lovers. First listen suggests a light-hearted feel, but second reveals something much more intimate.
For fans of: Devendra Banhart, Mac DeMarco, Little Joy
Southern California-based multi-instrumentalist JD King reveals his holiday-esque Bossa Nova single, “Eloise” before unveiling his three year experiment AKA new album, Moon Gardens. “Eloise” pulls on the heartstrings of your inner romantic and gives you the vibe that King is serenading right next to you.
For fans of: Vetiver, Ariel Pink, Os Mutantes
Moscow’s Kedr Livanskiy escapes reality in her explorations into the ideas of romanticism and fairy tale themes. Livanskiy shares “Ariadna”, a hazy shoegaze-electronic home for all things mythical and named after the Greek goddess, “Adriane”.
For fans of: Beach House, Julia Holter, Nite Jewel
NYC-based up-and-comer Chappell Roan releases her first single “Good Hurt”. The single immediately draws its listener in with its dark yet blissful melodies, illuminating her goosebump-inducing vocals and vivid lyricism.
For fans of: Sia, Lana Del Ray, Marina and the Diamonds
MĒHĒSH is an eclectic singer/songwriter, raised in Toronto, Ontario and now based in LA. Sass and ambiguity is present in the most subtle way, carving out her role in the edgy pop scene. “Coming for the Night” extends a rebellion and liberating rebellion.
For fans of: Tove Lo, Ellie Goulding, Zara Larsson