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
“Sad Kids Having Fun” by End of Proof
“This is the twilight of my youth. Did all your dreams come true?” Norwegian Indie Rock hopes listeners can feel nostalgic when listening to their newest single “End of Proof”. The lyrics were inspired by the feeling you get when you go back to your hometown after many years away. “Sad Kids Having Fun” is a mellow indie rock/alt-rock track with melodies that crash like ocean waves. It features ear-pleasing guitar riffs that help to paint the nostalgic feel of the lyrics. A great listen!
“Love Catharsis” by Antonia Radulescu
Antonia Radulescu is back with her newest single “Love Catharsis”. The song revolves around the feelings encountered after a heartbreak: sadness, anger, relief, and more others. This emotional pop ballad features powerful melodies and sweet vocals. The song is composed in such a way that pulls the heartstrings of the listeners. It starts to swell like the hope of new love but pulls back at the last moment like heartbreak. Listeners shouldn’t miss the very ending as it packs a powerful punch.
“Waiting For Your Love” by Tendavillage
Get ready to chill this weekend with “Waiting For Your Love” by Tendavillage. It documents being in love with someone whose heart is broken and waiting for a better time to express their love. This groovy soul tune features soaring melodies in the chorus that is sung by slick, melodic vocals. It also features sensational instrumentation that is a mixture of both new and retro soul with its funky grooves. This is a song that listeners will groove to this weekend!
“Tank of Gas” by John Muirhead
Canadian Indie Folk artist John Muirhead hopes to invite listeners to experience his heartfelt indie-folk sound with his newest single “Tank of Gas”. Muirhead’s tune features reflective lyrics about a doomed relationship. This soothing indie-folk tune makes the listeners feel like they are right there with the artist with its warm melodies and intimate atmosphere. There is also a bluegrass-inspired guitar lead that strums a gorgeous progression. Don’t forget to listen for the three-part harmony with both male and female vocals to add depth to “Tank of Gas”.
“Rainbow Planet” by The Listed
UK Pop Rock band The Listed talks about the loss in their newest single “Rainbow Planet”. The song takes a journey that documents the topic the level of pain you feel from it just relates to how much love you poured in. It doesn’t necessarily relate to what “that thing” you lost was. “Rainbow Planet” features melancholic in the instrument to help bring the point of loss to the music. It is an ear-pleasing tune that features themes in both the music and the lyrics that listeners can relate to.
“Due metà” by Julia
Italian Indie Pop Julia brings melancholic vibes to her single “Due metà” (Two halves). It is a song that explains the sense of loss you feel when the wounds that life causes lead you to change part of your way of being until you no longer recognize yourself. The real star of this song is Julia’s vocals as they feature a variety of textures and tones from warmth to soulful. They are the powerhouse of the song’s movement with their vigor. Julia has an amazing range and it really shows in “Due metà”. You gotta check that out!
“Alive Awake!” by Jason Flashner
American Indie Folk / Indie Rock artist Jason Flashner hopes listeners can be inspired by “Alive Awake!” from his upcoming EP. The artist was inspired by the words he heard on the first day of his teaching conference when someone said “Are you Alive, awake, and ready to Rock and Roll?”. It is an inspiring track with feel-good vibes in both the melodies and the lyrics. It is a song that will inspire listeners to be positive in the week ahead.
“You Resurrect Me” by Antisolar
International Alt-Rock duo Antisolar released their newest single “You Resurrect Me”. It captures the despondency and the sense of being directionless that can stem from broken relationships, as well as the healing and rebirth found in new ones. “You Resurrect Me” features a positive message nestled in its big energy: there is the light at the end of the tunnel. The tune features big energy in the electrifying guitar riffs, bold vocals, and grandiose instrumentation. It is such an ear-pleasing rock tune as it has a great rock vibe, smooth progressions, and ear-pleasing melodies.
“Its Love” by DMangelo x Sunde
Neo-Soul artists DMangelo and Sunde were inspired by true current events when they wrote “Its Love”. The tune features two diverse parts: soulful vocals crooning “Its Love” over and over and a riveting rap that narrates the current event and how we can bounce back them. The instrumentation is constructed in a way that features mellow vibes from the guitar and synthesizers. “Its Love” is a song to get inspired by but also to be laid-back and chill.
“Through My Hands” by Addezine
UK Bedroom Pop artist Addezine hopes to transport listeners back to summer with the feels of his latest single “Through My Hands”. It gives anyone listening a melancholic glimpse into the story of the one who got away. Feelings of nostalgia and emotion are featured in the laid-back beats and deliveries. It is a song that any listener can relate to with the lyrics but also can feel with the laid-back vibes coming from the vocals and instrumentation. It is a tune that listeners must listen to this weekend!