It’s the weekend! Any plans? Any cool music to listen to? Well, here are ten tracks 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!
This Weekend’s Tunes Are…
“Down the Coast” by Lowly Light
US Electropop artist Lowly Light dips deep down into heartache with the latest track “Down the Coast”. A cinematic journey about loss and the torment of trying to reunite physically as well emotionally. Listeners can hear the cinematic aspect of the instrumentation with their expansive, colorful sounds. The vocals add an additional depth to the soundscape with their smooth, melodic tones. This is the perfect tune to kick back and relax to ths weekend.
“Turpentine” by Nathaniel Paul
US Indie Pop-Rock artist Nathaniel Paul is back with his latest single “Turpentine”. The song hopes to take a look at what we are going through as a culture. Paul weaves this bold message through the warm, scrupulous tones that are featured in the instrumentation. His vocals cut through the track with a unique dynamic that creates a soothing yet punchy pop-rock soundscape. Don’t forget to watch the music video as it features the artist hanging upside down to convey this message: “We live in a world of chemicals and things trying to kill us all the time”
“MAGMA” by Betty Patural
French Pop artist Betty Patural blends acoustic, electro, folk, and French Pop to create “MAGMA”. It features a soft, feminine melancholy that accompanies the character’s absence and overwhelming memories. There is a strong emotion woven into the piece, especially in the main vocal line. Yet, what really makes this song pop is the beautiful yet distinctive blend of harmonies that create an awe-inspiring dynamic. “MAGMA” is the perfect piece to relax anywhere.
“Wake Up and Get It” by Sydney Ranee´
Sydney Ranee´speaks about her experience of holding the weight of the world with the track “Wake Up and Get It”. The song is about overcoming depression and living each day to the fullest. It is an upbeat, positive track that is filled with a pulsing guitar and slick soulful beats. The icing on this musical cake is Sydney’s vocals with their smooth, soulful tones mixed with gorgeous harmonies. “Wake Up and Get It” is the perfect tune to inspire your day with its positive vibes mixed with addictive melodies.
“Edging” by First Frontier
First Frontier releases the punchy alt-rock track “Edging” with much gusto. It is about the frustration of trying to achieve something but never quite making it to where you want to be. It’s an homage to all of those people who get up, brush themselves off, and keep on trying. “Edging” is a flurry of alt-rock goodness with its energetic rhythms, punchy drums, and guitars, and soul-searching, upbeat lyrics. The vocals feature something unique as both members of First Frontier share vocal duties, which adds an intriguing layer to the song. “Edging” is a blazing, jarring alt-rock song with elements reminding (maybe) some listeners of the B-52’s.
“Before You Go” by Lupopunk
American punk artist Ludopunk brings back old memories in their latest track “Before You Go”. The song addresses the people in the artist’s life who weren’t supportive and toxic. “This song is about a bunch of my close friends who decided to conspire together and kick me out of their circle because their wives didn’t like my wife.” The track shares similarities to pop-punk songs from the 2000s with blazing guitars and melodic vocals. It is truly well-written and a delight to any pop punk fan.
“One By One” by Natalie Clark
Scottish singer-songwriter Natalie Clark is back with the track “One By One”. It’s an inspiring bedroom pop track with gorgeous musicality and uplifting vocals. The song builds upon positive emotions. It starts off softly then explodes with its warm, uplifting love in the chorus. Clark’s vocals help further this build-up with her powerful, robust ability. “One By One” by Natalie Clark is a must-listen for its inspiring lyrics and soundscape, but also the incredible musicality from Clark herself.
“Walkman Girl” by DipA
Travel back to the 80s with “Walkman Girl” by DipA.The song was influenced by synthpop and funk pieces of the 80s, but also the underground “Demostyle” genre from the 90s. The way how the song is laid out might have listeners image a young girl with roller skates having carefree fun listening to music from her Walkman. It is a funky synthpop track with lots of throwback in the synth riffs. It is totally rad!
“Just Go Alone” by Qu!et
US alt-rock artist Qu!et releases a mixture of electro and jarring rock with “Just Go Alone”. It is an emotional piece but with soothing elements. The emotional element is found in the jarring guitar, especially in the chorus. The soothing element is found in the melodic vocals and the electro instrumentation. Listeners should listen for the lyrics as they feature poignant emotions that shouldn’t be missed.
“Hide N Sneak” by Sunstone
UK Retro Soul artist Sunstone hits the sweet spot with their latest single “Hide N Sneak”. The song plays on the narrative on a boyfriend who is cheating on a best friend. Sweet R&B licks are sprinkled all over from the synth backing to the slick guitar riffs. But it is Sunstone’s soulful vocals that makes this song so irrestible. The vocals are filled with a diverse range of textures and colors that makes “Hide N Sneak” a groovy tune to listen to.