By Kaila Echevarría 19-year-old R&B songstress and Chicago native, Ravyn Lenae, is back with all the feels on her new Crush EP just in time for Valentine’s Day. One song that stands out is The Night Song. The Steve Lacy-produced beat swirled with Lenae’s lush vocals that exude confidence create the sexiest sounding song on the […]
By Owen Brock Once again, Frank Ocean has released a gorgeous single for us all to sit in the dark and experience. The 30-year-old R&B singer released the new single, a cover originally performed by Audrey Hepburn in her 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, to his tumblr last night (Feb. 14th). Beneath the video lies the […]
By Ben Luty In case you forgot about what it was like to be an angsty teen, Jeff Rosenstock is out here reminding us that the punk dream is alive and well. “All This Useless Energy”, the fourth track off Rosenstock’s new album POST-, hits you with a wall of sound and makes you also […]
By Kaila Echevarría “Caramelo Dulo” is Miguel’s first predominantly Spanish song off his new album War & Leisure. With the help of Columbian singer, Kali Uchis, and fuzzy guitar tones, this track is one of the most upbeat songs from the new album.
By Alex Hyslop Wavehouse is a new artist from Chicago, IL who experiments with a variety of beats and hypnotic sounds in his new album Swirl World that resonates with Frank Ocean’s Blonde, and Tyler, The Creator’s Flower Boy. “Purple Pyramid” confronts isolated feelings that many identities struggle with accepting. Wavehouse carefully chooses the lyrics in […]
By Elena Cruz With the words “miss me” on repeat in Leikeli47’s heavily mixed, female voice, this song quickly captures people’s attentions. It features fast-paced rap and a solid beat, and I haven’t been able to stop listening to her work since discovering it. Leikilei47’s “Miss Me” off of “Wash & Set” made me realize […]
By Owen Brock Lo-fi master and Portland based beatmaker Rook1e released this single twelve days ago, containing laid-back sampled dialogue before entering into a melody of piano and mixed beats. “Cozy Autumn” will put listeners into a relaxed state no matter where they happen to be.
By Evie Stone Remy Ma’s new track has cutting lyrics and a contagious beat that makes it stick in your mind. Lil’ Kim’s role on the song isn’t as aggressive, however she really contributes to the catchiness of this track. 8/10, Evanescence’s version was better.
By Sydney Walton Kehlani’s new song “Touch” is packed with tension through the deep but subtle beat, overlaid with her passionate lyrics. This tension is released when the chorus hits and she exclaims, “I love it when we touch.” She feels a deep connection with this person as she says, “I feel you in my […]