It’s another round of The Weekly. Each week, I will feature ten songs that you should be listening to and checking out this week! You can check the songs out in this post on the Spotify playlist at the end of this post! Let’s check out the song now.
(Check out last’s week post: The Weekly for the Week of April 4 – April 10)
“Carry Me Home” by Ina Maka
Get this week ready with this savory mixture of funk and rock with the Australian band Ina Maka. “Carry Me Home” is a long-lasting, slow-burning tune with unique rhythms and soulful musicality that is combined with fuzzy guitar riffs. This tune is a surprising burst of flavorful musical tastes.
“Without You” by Michael Taylor
Michael Taylor shares his heartbreak in his newest folk-rock track “Without You”. It is an ear-pleasing mixture of folk, pop, and rock that shimmers with pain with emotion pouring from each note. The sonic soundscape adds emotional depths that make this song so intimate and close.
“the man who was mistaken for a shadow” by radium88
Chill out this week with the man who was mistaken for a shadow by UK Chillwave artist radium88. It is a mellow track that drips with vibrant synth riffs of different textures and sounds. Listeners shouldn’t miss out on the flute-like instrument that leads the verses and chorus with its soothing yet haunting tones.
“Without You In It” by Dutch Island
Get nostalgic with “Without You In It” by American pop rock band Dutch Island. It is about the nostalgia that you feel towards every passing second that you spend with that one person in your life. The tune starts with a gorgeous, relaxing soundscape with guitar riffs in a mellow style. There is a catchy melody featured in the vocals, but it is the instrumentation that listeners should listen to as the melodies there are so delicious with their wide range of vibes and textures.
“In The Darkness” by RØST
Get pumped up with this amazing alt-rock track by Ukrainian artist RØST. “In The Darkness” is a well-composed rock tune that gives listeners the vibes of a late 90s or early 2000s alt-rock. It is featured robust melodies, unique vocals, and the great guitar feels. Get to listen anywhere!
“Are You Alive” by ALVA
German singer-songwriter gives a breath of fresh air with her newest track. “Are You Alive” features a lively piano accompany that breathes the soul of this track with its robust melodies. But, don’t forget to listen to the vocal melodies as they paint a story of love with unique melodies and beautiful textures. It is perfect to start your day!
“Empty Heart” by Gran Noir
Swiss rockers Gran Noir starts the year and even the week with their lively track “Empty Heart”. The song is about the singer’s children and just thinking about how important they are. The soundscape of this tune soars freely and sonically with its upbeat tempos, catchy choruses, and the wild energy from the instrument. With the heartfelt lyrics, these elements make “Empty Heart” such an earworm!
“We Got That” by Peter Lake
Canadian Indie Pop artist Peter Lake blends EDM, Indie Pop, and Alt Rock for this newest track “We Got That”. Popish vocals are combined with a club beat that is played along with EDM synth bits and alt-rock guitar rock. It is an interesting mixture, but Lake does a fabulous job combining these elements to make something catchy.
“I’d Be Lying” by Drew Schueler
Drew Schueler features a dreamy pop world of unique textures and sounds in his newest single. “I’d Be Lying” features a message that is so familiar among us: You can still miss the best parts of the worst people. Schueler uses his vibrant vocals to create a dreamy pop song with electro-pop synth textures, electric guitar, and programmed beats. It is a delicious track with honest lyrics and a dreamy soundscape that makes this track a must-listen!
“Within a World” by Jason Flashner
Get ready to explore a vibrant storytelling experience about our normal lives with “Within a World” by Jason Flashner. The lyrics talk about how everything is related and intertwined in this crazy world we live in. Flashner is able to blend folk-rock with insightful lyrics to create something catchy and ear-pleasing. This blend makes the song easy to listen to and more relatable.