J GRGRY (pronounced Jay Gregory) is the brainchild of Seattle multi-instrumentalist Joe Gregory formerly of The Drama and Dolour. “eFlower” comes to us from his debut EP and deals with the artist’s struggle with addiction. Despite the somber topic, “eFlower” is an uplifting electropop number than will shake the doldrums from your weary heart. If the rest of the EP lives up to the single, J GRGRY has something special in store for fans. Listen to “eFlower” below or purchase your own copy here.
Maybe skip this one at the office, but definitely listen to “Go Fuck Yourself” by Two Feet the minute you get home. Two Feet combines bluesy guitars with electropop elements for a track that is more stripped down than ostentatious. The Harlem-based artist creates sultry bedroom beats and the result is a song that you’ll be adding to playlists for the rest of the year. Check out “Go Fuck Yourself” below or download the track here.
The singer/songwriter/producer known is Goldroom released this radio-ready number in anticipation of his forthcoming LP, West of the West, due out this coming September. “Lying to You” pairs candor with enlivening musicality. In addition to the new album, Goldroom is also gearing up for a national tour with Autograf which kicks off next month. You can check here for show dates. Or, head here to pre-order your copy of West of the West.
Classically-trained vocalist Emmy Giarrusso performs under the moniker GIIA. “Burning Game” combines GIIA’s early opera training with trap-inspired electronic beats. Fear not, “Burning Game” has a mellow vibe much different from the in-your-face club number that trap music seems to call to mind. Listen for yourself below and, if you dig what you’re hearing, check out GIIA’s newest single, “Fade to Grey”, also available through her Soundcloud page.
This 21-year-old artist from Gilbert, AZ was a little hesitant to share his music with the world, but decided to upload his single “Burn Mona Lisa” to Spotify with little fanfare or, as Palmer states, “without telling anybody that I am a ‘singer.'” Much to his surprise, the single became a viral hit. “Burn Mona Lisa” has a chill feel and a slick lyricism, falling somewhere between R&B and electro-pop. This is a young musician to pay attention to. Listen to “Burn Mona Lisa” here…
The Bay-born, L.A.-based electropop artist known as KLEZ dropped his debut EP last spring and “Here Right Now” is the title track from that debut. The single starts at a ponderous pace but quickly gives way to an angst-ridden energy. This is not bubblegum electropop. No, this is the stuff of substance. Listen to “Here Right Now” and, if you dig it, consider supporting the artist with that digi download of the EP here.
Oh boy, I was worried going into this one. I was not the editor responsible for selecting “R.A.D. Moves”, a song that is about (and I quote), “It’s dedicated to that person who is just drunk enough to be the life of the party. They’re having so much fun that you want to hang out with them more than anybody else.” But, even I have to admit after a couple of spins, Kady Rain’s “R.A.D. Moves” is infectious electropop that teenyboppers will probably shovel over hard earned babysitting dollars to get their hands on. Who am I kidding? I’ll probably jam out to this one in the car a few more times. Listen for yourself below.