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10 Songs You Have to Listen to This Weekend 2022 (V. 16)

It’s the weekend! Any plans? Any cool music to listen to? Well, here are ten songs that you should be listening to RIGHT NOW! They are from different parts of the world and have a variety of musical genres! Check them out and make sure to share this post and/or let me know which one is your favorite in the comments!

Weekend’s Tunes Are…

“Domino” by wotts

Dive into the multi-colored technicolor world of Canadian Indie Pop band wotts’ newest single “Domino”. There are some nostalgic feelings with the 80s inspiration found in the synth riffs. But, there are contemporary influences hidden in the trap, especially in the vocal styles. It is a very high-energy track with catchy melodies that will have listeners singing “Domino” over and over. The band has created a delightful sophistic nostalgic banger with “Domino” which will be a hit this weekend!

“Watch The Rain” by Maejis Mind

Enjoy a mid-tempo alt rock-pop tune with a softer side with Maejis Mind. “Watch the Rain” featured a psychedelic-pop approach, as heard in the musical breaks, with experimental pop sounds and melodies. But also, there is a dream-pop element thrown up with its dreamy musical layers just creating a soothing soundscape. The artist had this to say about the song: “The lyrics tell a story of someone living in a memory, but realizing that they can’t stay in the memory forever”. “Watch The Rain” is the perfect song to relax with this weekend with its mixture of dream-pop and psychedelic pop creating a dreamy yet detailed soundscape.

“What About Love” by Ludlow Creek

Ohio-based Classic Rock band Ludlow Creek makes their comeback under their newest band name with their newest release “What About Love”. This song captures the classic rock vibe so perfectly with its nostalgic sounds featured in the melodies, instrumentation, and chord progression. But, what the band adds to this nostalgic feel is their heartful musicality and lyrics. The lyrics are filled with positivity that is supported by infectious hooks and detailed vocals. Listeners will fall in love with “What About Love” with its nostalgic sound but heartful scenes that will put a smile on anyone’s face.

“Under Above Orion Venus Loves” by Vuola

Finnish drummer, producer, and studio manager Jussi Vuola released his newest single “Under Above Orion Venus Loves” under his psychedelic rock project called VUOLA. The listener might recognize familiar sounds and textures from such 70s rock bands like Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd in “Under Above Orion Venus Loves”. Viola was influenced by the bands to create his song’s spacious soundscape of beauty in distortion and aspiration in despair. The musicality and subject matter are a bit heavy, but “Under Above Orion Venus Loves” is an electrifying rock sound that brings out the beauty of a darker soundscape with its fantastic construction.

“Mama Don’t Give Up” by Nana Kottens

American Soul/Pop artist Nana Kottens raises an important awareness with his newest single “Mama Don’t Give Up”. Kottens said this about this project: “This is a project to raise awareness for individuals and families battling with addiction.”. A touching song that talks about current issues that can relate to, Kottens crafts positive lyrics that perfectly echo the core of the song’s message: “Don’t Give Up”. “Mama Don’t Give Up” is a beautiful pop/soul tune that inspires listeners with its positive lyrics, beautiful harmonies, and soulful melodies.

“Paradise” by Tony Loud Woodz

Tony Loud Woodz releases his newest track “Paradise” from his latest album What The Hell Is This. The song is a banger, and the music video is a must-see. The music video features various locations located in Philadelphia and may make people nostalgic, like me (my dad is from Philly and I have really missed Philly and its food recently). But, for others, it could offer a fresh look at the City of Brotherly Love. The scenes are intercut with a super cool kaleidoscope effect. The music video for “Paradise” is something to must-see!

“KISS ME” by Wham Bam!

Get pump up this weekend with Guernsey-based Emo Pop Punk band Wham Bam! with their newest single “KISS ME”. It is a sweet love song that talks about hanging on to those magic moments with the one you love. “KISS ME” is an invigorating tune with a hint of sweetness and candid traits weaved into a rock pop soundscape. It’s a fun listen with a feel-good pop-punk vibe, catchy hooks, and just melodies pleasant to listen to! A perfect song to pump up your weekend!

“Millennium” by The Trusted

UK-based Indie band The Trusted is back with their stirring new single “Millennium”. The song talks about growing up in the early 21st century. “It’s a song about the constant bombardment of information and electronic noise,” the band has said about this song! “Millennium” features a feel0good indie rock sound that features bursts of colorful musical flavors in the guitar and synth riffs. Layered on this rich instrumentation is melodic vocals that guide the listeners with their unique melodic contours. If you are a fan of Catfish, the Bootemen, and The 1975, this song is for you!

“I Cried All Night” by Faye Jule

Faye Jule releases their first single in 2022 with their uplifting track “I Cried All Night”. This pop ballad evokes a lot of emotions with its fantastic male-female duets that suit each other so well. Just listen to the pre-chorus and chorus with those beautiful splits in the vocals. Yet, listeners shouldn’t forget the addition of the instrumentation that adds magic to the song. With a piano, erhu, and accordion supporting the song alongside the vocals, “I Cried All Night” is an endearing pop ballad with beautiful musicality that cannot be missed.

“Trust Me” by Alta Falls

Alta Falls is kicking off 2022 with the right note by releasing their Aussie Rules-inspired indie electro-pop anthem “Trust Me”. The band had this to say about the inspiration of the song: “The lyrics on ‘Trust Me’ were inspired after a bittersweet trip to the 2017 AFL Grand Final.”. “Trust Me is a vivid indie pop-rock song with spacious sounds and intricate textures featured in the vocals and the instrumentation. Radiant synth riffs take the lead in this song with the soft guitar and steady drum beats support to create a vast musical space that is so tantalizing to explore. Listeners have to listen to the musical break as it is unforgettable!

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