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
“Caravan (feat. Tyler McGinnis)” by Sarah Brunner
“Caravan” features Tyler McGinnis and is the first single off Sarah Brunner‘s upcoming album. This beautiful and calm Americana tune features charming dual vocals and a wonderful melody. It is about the saying “the only thing that stays the same is that we change.” as relationships changed and as people grow older. Check out the gorgeous female vocals during the bridge.
“RIDE” by Tidal Days
Tidal Day is a partnership between two musicians and friends Erik Kristman and Cisco Barahona. During the pandemic, the two jammed together online and “RIDE” is a single that came from those sessions. “RIDE” features chilled electronic grooves that have catchy hooks and interesting transpositions. Don’t forget to listen to those delicious melodic lines with the instrumentals!
“Candy Lied” by Lowly Light
According to the artist, ““Candy Lied” is an alternate story of a character from Lou Reed’s Walk on the Wild Side. What if she didn’t have the courage to follow through? Where did her life lead her to? A daily battle with self-worth, the fear of the unknown, and thoughts of ending it all. Is there enough hope and strength to learn from mistakes and use it as fuel to keep on keepin’ on?” Check out those groovy pop hooks throughout the song that grab the listener’s attention with their addictive notes.
“Meet Me Halfway” by elison
With hard electronic guitar riffs that counter with calm, soft female vocals, elison’s “Meet Me Halfway” is the perfect song to chill with this weekend! Check out elison and maybe “Meet Me Halfway” will be your new favorite!
“Nonexistent Springs” by Nevin
“Nonexistent Springs” features nostalgic synth riffs and honest lyrics that will make the listener reminiscence on the past. Strong female vocals come with ambient guitar creating a dreamlike landscape with other instruments. “Nonexistent Springs” is about the memories of the past that one reminisces during a breakup. It’s hard to let go of those memories, but you have to in order to grow more.
“Somewhere on Your Mind” by Edward & Graham
“Somewhere on Your Mind” is something different for the band. Trading in rock for folk, Edward & Graham’s newest song is a beautiful tune that has gorgeous melodies, feel-good melodies, and just rockin’ instrumentation. The meaning of the song is to celebrate that love from the past will always live on inside you. Make sure to check Edward & Graham on Instagram if you like their newest song!
“Love Like This” by Holly Havens
“Givin’ you a love like this” is the motto of the newest single by American singer-songwriter Holly Havens. The strong lyrics give listeners a deeper look at what Havens is like as a person. It also gives insights into how the artist love as she commits seriously and loves wholeheartedly. Don’t forget to listen for Havens’s empowered vocals as their timbre is strong and beautiful.
“The Past is a Foreign Country” by Alexander Carson
This Neo-Classic song by UK artist Alexander Carson is a must-listen for your day! Inspired by the novel The Go Between by LP Hartley, the tune features soothing vocals and delicate piano melodies. Sadness floods the song as the mood is somber yet moving with each touching word and haunting note. A beautiful tune for modern classical music, listens have to check out “The Past is a Foreign Country” today!
“Medicine” by SLEEPSHAKE
“Medicine” is the latest single by the Canadian rock duo SLEEPSHAKE. The theme of the tune is “desperate need for stable emotional stimulation.”. This song will entice listeners to listen to the end with smooth vocals (that is at times distorted), dance-like beats, and harsh bass riffs. Don’t forget to listen to the bridge as it features an electrifying rock guitar that sets the song on fire with fiery solo.
“Down So Long” by Ryan Lee Crosby
American Blues artist Ryan Lee Crosby recently released the single “Down So Long”. The artist had this to say about the song: “”Lyrically, this song is a simple expression of feeling like you’re under a heavy burden from which there is no relief. But the music provides a counterbalance to the words in that it is rooted by a driving rhythm that pushes forward, no matter what.”.