5 Hawt HipHop Singles

 

Point Nine

“Gotham City”

Ryan Klein aka “Point9” divides his time between PHX and LAX but his latest single is aimed at a bigger metropolis, i.e. Gotham City. Alright, so this song might not really be just about Batman. Point Nine addresses the daily grind aspiring artists face on the day to day in the big hustle we call The Music Industry. “Gotham City” features Masta Ace and is the first single from Point Nine’s forthcoming album, Return Of The Point. You can give the single a spin below…

Woes

“Last Call”

A quick search of YabYum reveals that I seem to have a bit of a thing for the music of Woes. That probably has something to do with the artist’s sharp lyrical sense and rapid-fire delivery. The Chicago emcee has a lot of good things going which you can hear on his latest single, “Last Call”, from his slick rhyme style to the smart supporting production. Addressing the discrepancy that exists (for many of us) between our thoughts and our actions, “Last Call” seems more like a call to action than a last chance to snag a drink before the bar closes. Woes is an artist we should all be paying attention to. Check out “Last Call” below…

Frescotoldya

“Throwed”

Phoenix’s Frescotoldya dropped his fresh new LP last month and this single comes to us from that release. The Great White Shark LP features a hefty 15 tracks. Definitely a worthwhile wait for fans who jumped on the Fresco bandwagon last summer when he dropped his Bait EP. “Throwed” features that silver tongued speed Fresco likes flash on those tricky turns of phrase and a steady beat that leaves the most of the flash and focus on the vocals. Give “Throwed” a spin below and then head to Bandcamp to preview/purchase Great White Shark from Frescotoldya.

Dzy Rae

“Distance”

Dzy Rae comes to us from Tacoma and you can hear some of that Pacific Northwest Chill on his latest single, “Distance”. This track has a slinky vibe that will make you want to turn down the lights, light up, and mellow out. For realz. Beatjoven and Dayglo helped on the production end of “Distance” which also feature some additional vocal layers, compliments of Leslie Alice. Dzy Rae is a pretty prolific emcee so I recommend checking out other tracks he has online if you’re down with “Distance”. Give the new single from Dzy Rae a listen below…

MILK$

Side A

Okay, so this really is an album and not a single, but when the DC-based HipHop collective MILK$ dropped their latest cassette, SIDE A was released as an extended 13+ minute track. And, frankly, we thought MILK$ [pronounced “Milk Money”… not milks] warranted a feature even if they couldn’t confine their “single” to under five minutes. What’s more, each track on Side A seems to flow seamlessly together so it feels like one complete thought. A flow is a resounding theme in the music style of MILK$ which incorporates elements of vintage soul as well as modern chillwave into their soundscape. Check out Side A below or head here for your own cassette copy of the new release from MILK$.

 

7 Mellow Music Videos

Magana
“Inches Apart”

Celeste
“The Milk & The Honey”

Banfi
“She Comes Home”

The Naked Eye
“Burned”

JONAH
“Wicked Fever”

Queen Alaska
“Under My Skin”

Super Pyramid
“The Road to Tyranny”

5 Weird & Wondrous Singles

by Carly Schorman
Senior Editor

Vessels

“Deflect the Light”

The electronica quintet from Leeds known as Vessels has some big things in the works… like this hot new jam which features The Flaming Lips. Yes, folks, Wayne Coyne provides the lyrics and vocal stylings while Vessels gives shape to the engulfing soundscape on “Deflect the Light”. Vessels released this track in anticipation of their forthcoming album which is due out September 29th. The new release also features guest appearances from other artists like John Grant, Katie Harkin, and Vincent Neff (of Django Django). There is a buoyancy and an optimism that pervades “Deflect the Light” so it’s the perfect mood boost, any time of day. Give the the single from Vessels a spin below or head here to score your own copy of the track.

Cherie and Renno

“Meow”

The quirky sound of Cherie and Renno might sound vaguely familiar. Maybe that’s because the pair formerly performed together in the band Izabo. Cherie and Renno have a totally unique sound and that might have something to do with their one-of-a-kind instrumentation. The soundscape features a “home-made instrument – a wooden, electronic, multi-synth Viola that Ran, the frontman, built from parts he collected throughout the years.”  DIY multi-synth viola? How could we not love it? Cherie and Renno has a funky punk vibe and enough energy to shake down any club, both aspects you can hear on their new single, “Meow”, available below or through iTunes here.

Quasi-Stellar Object

“Too Long on the Vine”

The artist known as Quasi-Stellar Object from Olympia [WA] just released his second solo album, Last Ditch-Digger, which offers this short and sweet number. “Too Long on the Vine” has an easygoing indie-folk sound that carries an impending sense of an end approaching in its cheery melody. For those of you who enjoy the single, I definitely suggest delving into the complete LP from Quasi-Stellar Object, but you should know that the rest of the album is a bit more pensive (and a little more strange… meaning not quite as “accessible”) than one finds on “Too Long on the Vine”. Give the single from Quasi-Stellar Object a listen below and then head over to Bandcamp for Last Ditch-Digger, the LP.

Dave Neff

“Whatever You Want”

Dave Neff might be from The Old Pueblo but he now calls New York home. Fear not, he didn’t leave all that desert weirdness behind when he left Tucson. His single, “Whatever You Want”, comes to us from Neff’s latest EP, In Imperial Country, which came out in April. Dave Neff creates bedroom nerd rock that sounds like it came out of the garage – without sacrificing that geeky core. The summertime energy and retro rock bounce of “Whatever You Want” makes the single sound like it could easily be playing in the background at Bayside High which I’m sure will thrill the 90s-revivalism-loving Millennials out there. Give “Whatever You Want” by Dave Neff a listen below or here for the complete EP.

The Invisible Teal

“OMG”

The Invisible Teal is the new undertaking from Todd Hoover who some of you (like me) might remember from his Black Rose Mansion days. To this new project, Hoover takes with him his powerful vocal prowess and musical flair for the dramatic – two factors that first locked me into BRM fandom. And, while there are some interesting permutations in the track,  the song does feel a little too disembodied at certain moments (like in the intro), but I encourage you to stick it out. “OMG” is exploring new aural arenas, not just rehashing what’s worked for other artists before. And, as with any experimental undertaking, some things are going to work and other things might warrant a revisit. This single comes to us from Debt and Quandaries, the new album by The Invisible Teal that is currently in the works. Check out the single below and then head here to show the artist your support by contributing to his album fundraiser!

5 Mellow New Singles

by Carly Schorman
Senior Editor

Bien

“Spinning On Blue”

The dream-pop trio out of Nashville known as Bien released their s/t debut EP last September and they’re back with a fresh new single. “Spinning On Blue” is a calm but uplifting number that serves as a reminder that even though it seems like everyone is divided at this particularly contentious point in human history, we’re in this together. According to a statement from the band, “There’s so much going on in the world right now, and we really wanted to write something that encouraged people to remember we’re all sharing this planet.” Let Bien soothe some of your world-weariness with “Spinning On Blue” below or head here for your own copy of the single.

Loyal Lobos

“The Fall”

We featured Andrea Silva, the musician at the center of Loyal Lobos, through our publication before. The moniker might be different, but the earnest and emotive energy of her songwriting remains the same. “The Fall” blurs the barrier between indie-folk and -rock as she returns to earlier themes in her music which center on the subtle effects of misogyny on culture, both here in the U.S. where Silva currently resides, as well as her home of Bogotá, Colombia. There’s an aggressive edge to the songwriting style of Loyal Lobos that comes through on “The Fall” that finds its counterbalance in the revealing honesty of her voice. I suggest you check out “The Fall” from Loyal Lobos below…

Shawnee Kilgore & Joss Whedon

“Unforgiven”

Shawnee Kilgore (no relation to Kilgore Trout) and Joss Whedon (yes, that Joss Whedon) became songwriting partners after a happenstance crowdsourcing connection. That’s right, folks, crowdsourcing your next musical project might have the unintended boon of attracting the attention of some unexpected admirers. Shawnee’s 2014 Kickstarter campaign came across Joss’s desktop and the rest is soon to be history. The pair started shaping out songs together and the results of that collaboration can be heard on this new single, “Unforgiven”, as well as the EP from when it came, Back to Eden which the duo co-wrote. Kilgore’s voice is a strange melting pot of innocence and steeled strength which is well suited to the Western sensibility of the supporting folk rock sound. Check out “Unforgiven” from Shawnee Kilgore and Joss Whedon below and then head here for your very own copy of Back to Eden. Oh, and did I mention there is a music video for the title track to the EP? There is.

Slow Skies

“Dancing”

The Dublin folk-pop act known as Slow Skies combines an easygoing melody with honey sweet vocals on her new single, “Dancing”. Songwriter for Slow Skies, Karen Sheridan, explains the track was created with the intention of “nudging people to think about whatever it is that makes them feel good and just feel happy in that moment.” And that’s what you get with “Dancing” – a warm and bright feeling that floats over your body, filling your heavy limbs with newfound life. Take few minutes from your day to slip away with Slow Skies below or get the digi-download of “Dancing” for your personal playlists for a little more pep in your most dreary of days.

KOWL & Anjulie

“Just Words” 

Casablanca Sunset is both a music blog and a label based right out of sunny Phoenix so if you’re not familiar with the enterprise in either form, now’s a good time to make your introduction. When Eric Vogt of Casablanca Sunset first heard the Australian producer known as KOWL, he knew right away that the artist has what it takes to break big. KOWL joined the label’s roster and it wasn’t long thereafter that Vogt came across the vocal talents of Anjulie and arranged a collaboration between the pair. “Just Words” is the result of that effort. After listening, even I have to admit that the richly layered aural soundscape has me betting on KOWL too. And Anjulie’s spirited vocals make “Just Words” my kind of heartbreaker. Take the single for a spin below or head here to score your own digital download of the track.

5 Stellar Americana Singles

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“Matchstick Men”

Oh, Brandon Decker… or, as we like to call them at YabYum, Deckie Do. And what a do-er he is. As the head honcho of the NorAZ musical enclave, decker., Brandon has been busy these past few years. In addition to taking the decker. crew on tour to far corners of the U.S., Decker released Snake River Blues (the album) while working on Snake River Blues (the documentary) in 2016. This year, he shows no signs of slowing down. With a new album in the works, Decker’s also taking on a new cause: fighting the feeling of futility that seems to have overpowered the citizens of our nation. His new single, “Matchstick Men”, just might be what is need to light a fire under the asses of voter constituencies everywhere. At least, that’s what we’re hoping for. Give “Matchstick Men” by decker. a listen below and join us in the wait for the release of the complete album on 8/25. You can also head here to get that pre-order of Into the Red locked in before the official release.

Hannah & Maggie

“Sarasota”

Hannah Hickok and Maggie Kraus have been playing music together since ’09 which might have something to do with the complete fluidity in their new single, “Sarasota”. In less than three minutes, Hannah & Maggie completely suckered me in with their blithe and dreamy indie-folk sound. The vocal harmonies alone will quickly enamor you with “Sarasota” as well. This single comes to us from the duo’s latest album, Oh No, which came out in May of this year. Give the new song from Hannah & Maggie a listen below…

The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

“No Glory”

I first heard the stellar musical stylings of The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers earlier this year and I’ve been hooked ever since. Their latest single, “No Glory”, which came out in June, is the title track to the band’s forthcoming full length. Fusing Southern Gospel with Heartland Americana, The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers give shape to an earthy but uplifting sound. Give your spirits a lift with “No Glory” from The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers and join me in the wait for the band’s LP due out later this year.

Calum Bowling 

“I Wanna Ramble I Wanna Whine”

Calum Bowling emerges from the bluesier end of Americana with his brash new single, “I Wanna Ramble I Wanna Whine”. The guitar work and gritty vocal style almost have a Detroit slant, which might come as a bit of a surprise for those of you who already know that Calum comes to us from Huddersfield [UK], not The Motor City. “I Wanna Ramble I Wanna Whine” is the title track from Bowling’s latest release which dropped earlier this month. Check out the new single from Calum Bowling below or head here to score the complete album, I Wanna Rumble I Wanna Whine.

Bigfoot Yancey

“Downtown Girl”

Get ready for some foot-stomping, hand-clapping good times with Bigfoot Yancey and their new single, “Downtown Girl”. The alt-folk act starts the track by asking, what do you do when that woman at the bar doesn’t “want some of this”? You move on because, as Bigfoot Yancey says, “your soul lives on.” And so sets the laidback, porch-pickin’ feel of this quartet from Indiana… banjo and mandolin included, obviously.  This single comes to us from the band’s latest LP, Hills, which came out earlier this year. If you dig “Downtown Girl” below, then you should definitely check out the complete album from Bigfoot Yancey (available here).

5 Soulful Singles You Should Hear

by Carly Schorman
Senior Editor

Danii Roundtree

“Crave”

Atlanta sonbird Danii Roundtree is gearing up for the summertime release of her new album, Memoirs, with this fresh single, “Crave”. Roundtree’s voice has an ethereal lightness that will call to mind grrrl groups of the Motown heyday. And, while the music holds to that old school sensibility, Danii puts a modern spin on the music to fuse some contemporary pop into her soulful sound. Give the easygoing summertime sound of “Crave” a listen below or head here to add the single to your personal music collection.

J. Hutton

“No Complaints”

J. Hutton creates his modern soul sound by infusing blues, contemporary R&B, and slick style. You can hear the interplay of all three elements on his latest single, “No Complaints”, which Hutton released in prelude to his forthcoming EP (due out later this summer). The track dropped last month and has enjoyed some early streaming success since its release. That probably won’t be surprising once you take “No Complaints” for a spin. This track has radio-jam written all over it. Give the track from J. Hutton a spin below and join us in the wait for his new EP, Velvetesque Sound. You can also head here to throw out some artist support with that digital download.

Wake Child

“Hangup Blues”

The Berklee-trained band known as Wake Child serves up soulful blues in a psychedelic haze on their new single, “Hangup Blues”. There’s a sweeping breath to this track and that might have something to do with the fact that Wake Child recorded the song in “the remains of an old Masonic Temple in Boston, MA.” Not only does the location scouted for this recording provide an incredibly rich aural environment that adds to the depth of the track, but I’d imagine it also served to imbue the sound with some of the spiritual and emotive power unleashed on “Hangup Blues”.  Wake Child is definitely a band to watch. Give the single a spin below or head here to score your own copy of “Hangup Blues” from Wake Child.

FARR

“Blades”

“Blades” starts off in an atmospheric realm but, as the sound mounts, the real radio potential of this comes through in that slick hook. The LDN/LA duo known as FARR take elements from R&B and electropop to craft out this dynamic single to follow their breakout hit “Down” which gained more than a quarter of a million Spotify plays during the first five weeks following its release. I wouldn’t be surprised if this is just the beginning for FARR. Check out “Blades” below or head here for that digi-download.

The APX

“Lose Yourself to the Groove”

The married duo from the ATL known as The APX just released this funky jam called “Lose Yourself to the Groove”. The APX pushes for a retro-revival with their 80s R&B style complete with Casio-style keys and plenty of synth. If you like your soul music with enough energy to show off those dance moves, The APX just might be for you. Get into the groove with The APX below or head here for your own digi-download of “Lose Yourself to the Groove”.

5 Fresh Summer Sounds

Upsahl

“Can You Hear Me Now”

This new single from PHX songwriter [Taylor] Upsahl is like that first cherry limeade of summer: refreshingly bubbly and bright as the noon sun. Once you are afloat on Upsahl’s buoyant pop sound, the weight of the lyrics can begin to take hold, but don’t worry, they won’t pull you under that energetic current. “Can You Hear Me Now” looks back at a troubled relationship after its dissolution. You might expect something dripping with melodrama given that Upsahl is still in her teen years (and a recent high school graduate), but her songwriting expresses a subtly well beyond her years. Check out “Can You Hear Me Now” from Upsahl below.

Dirty Sunset

“Take it Slow”

Dirty Sunset is gearing up to release their debut album in September with this fun summer single. “Take it Slow” presents some finely honed musicianship lying beneath that seemingly effortless sound. The Phoenix five-piece has a rich indie-folk sound (violin and horns included) that makes for a great festival fit. I can just see the flower headbands and crochet crop tops now. This single induces hip swaying and maybe even some hand waving. Give the track a listen below and then head here to secure that digi-download. You might always want to jump on the pre-order option available through the band’s website before that 9/9 release date.

Katherine Eisenberg

“Real Nice Guy”

Brooklyn-based songwriter Katherine Eisenberg sounds like someone I would want to hang out in a mall with. Well, maybe a mall back in 1995 when they were still cool… you know, before they became the scourge of Late Capitalism that many Millennials see them as today. This lighthearted ditty emerged from that collegiate coffee shop crush I think we all had at one time or another. Katherine Eisenberg captures both the vibrance and innocence of those early love feels on “Real Nice Guy”. This single comes to us from Eisenberg’s 2017 EP, Nice, which dropped a few months back. Check out the single below or heard here for the complete EP.

Joy Downer

“Goddamnit”

I love those lazy summer days spent hiding from that blistering Arizona sun. Sometimes, there’s a nothing better than a little forced R’n’R passed in a dark, air-conditioned bedroom with your a mellow playlist. I definitely suggest making “Goddamnit” by Joy Downer an addition to that summer playlist. There’s a chill vibe the pervades the whole track that’s just cool. The song address that desperate longing that arises in separated lovers with that super hip and easygoing indie sound that first secured our band love for Joy Downer. Check out “Goddamnit” from Joy Downer below or you can see the slick music video for the single directed by Ryan Lacen and Anthony Baldino here.

Them Jones

“Many Years of  You”

A little slouchy psychedelia goes with summer like snow cones and skateboards. Thankfully, Philly’s Them Jones is here to provide for your seasonal needs with their new single, “Many Years of You”. Combining modern indie with some of the trippier elements of late 60s rocknroll, Them Jones crafts a dynamic number that shifts in soundscape as you move through it on “Many Years of You.” This track comes to us from the band’s June 1st release, Grow, which is available here for your listening (and purchasing) pleasure. But, first, check out “Many Years of You” by Them Jones below…

5 Club-Ready POP Singles

Whissell

“Legs Crossed”

Whissell doesn’t really deliver the sound we’d expect from a Nashville act, but we’re digging her pensive brand of power pop. “Legs Crossed” combines bourbon-smooth vocals and radio-ready production that will turn your relational rage into a #GrrrlPower moment. Communication is the best means to a healthy romance and Whissell is here to remind us that sometimes you just gotta hash that shit out with a real convo. Give “Legs Crossed” from Whissell a listen below or head here for your own download of the single.

CASPR

“Crazy”

CASPR takes one part brooding electropop, one part lithe vocals, and two heaping spoonfuls of slick sass on his new dance single, “Crazy”. The L.A.-based singer-songwriter teamed up with producer Danen Reed for a club-ready hit that you’ll want to save those serious moves for. I’m talking the slow moves that require as much face as hips. Take “Crazy” for a spin below and then head here to score that digi-download.

W I N C H E S T E R

“Throw It Down”

Coming from the indie/electro side of the pop spectrum, we have W I N C H E S T E R and their new single, “Throw It Down”. Despite the annoying spacing of their band name, we’re definitely down with the luminous energy and vibrant sounds of this Toronto duo. Bandmates Lauren Austin and Monty de Luna share vocal responsibilities with matched radiance. Take “Throw It Down” for a spin below or head here to add the single to your summer jam playlist.

Whethan

“Love Gang”

Whethan’s latest single features the sultry vocal stylings of Charli XCX for a club-ready banger. Whethan is the moniker of Chicago’s Ethan Snoreck creates some stylish beats even if the lyrics are a little confusing at times (see lyric video here). I think the important message to take away is that love is good. Sometimes a little pop-inspired incoherence can really make for a stellar singalong song. Score that digi-download here, but you can preview “Love Gang” from Whethan below first…

Neo Noir

“When I Was Young”

The “LA based Future Music collective” known as Neo Noir combines the talents of Bradley Allan and Greg Ogan, but they invited vocalist Brooke Williams to join them on their new single, “When I Was Young”. Neo Noir throws in some future bass permutations into their soundscape on this single which was released through the Trap Nations label Lowly Palace back in April.  Give the single a listen below or head here for the digi-download.

5 Eclectic Indie Electro Singles You Should Hear

by Carly Schorman
Senior Editor

Yelle

“Interpassion”

If you’re planning a Postmodern rollerskating party this summer, YELLE will provide the playlist. The French Electropop songster creates a lush but breathable sound space for that ultra hip vocal delivery that has marked YELLE’s music thus far: sorta disimpassioned yet super fun in the same breath. But the message is often positive and carries its own passion and “Interpassion” is no different. Give the single a spin below or get your own digi-download here.

Me Not You

“Kill the Noise”

The NY duo of Nikki Taylor and Eric Zeiler is known as Me Not You and together they create the simultaneously grungy and ethereal sound you’ll hear on their single, “Kill the Noise”. There’s a bit of super cool 90s sound mixed into this totally modern indie/electro soundscape that will have you hooked. Gritty instrumentation bolsters the radiant vocal layers on “Kill the Noise”. Listen for yourself below or head here to score the two-single from Me Not You that includes this track as well as their song, “Bulletproof”.

EXES

“Cain”

Prepare to have your heart broken. The L.A. duo known as EXES dives down deep to unearth the raw emotional force of loss for their new single, “Cain”. The electro-dream-pop pairing of Allie McDonald and producer Mike Derenzo bring this personal story of heartache to vibrant life on “Cain”. From McDonald’s celestial vocals to the instrumental support of Derenzo as it moves from embracing to uplifting, “Cain” is powerful and that force won’t diminish on repeated listens. I know. I’ve tried. Give “Cain” from EXES a spin below or head here for the digi-download.

Orchards

“Darling”

The vibrant hook-heavy math-pop of Orchards blasts the listener with an August breeze on that first spin of “Darling”. Intentionally erratic and totally catchy, “Darling” just might the song that stays with you all summer. The Brighton band just wrapped up a tour with PWR BTTM but don’t be disappointed if you missed them live. Hopefully, Orchards will find time to shape out some new shiny new singles on their reprieve from the road. Get your own copy of “Darling” from Orchards here, but you can preview the single below first.

Clean/Cut

“Bring Down the House”

Clean/Cut throws a slick HipHop rhyme over the electro-inspired beat of “Bring Down the House”. This single comes to us from the San Diego duo’s 2017 EP, The Line, which came out in March. “Bring Down the House” has all the charge of a club hit but keeps just enough chill in the atmosphere for a poolside playlist. Check out the single from Clean/Cut below or head here for the full EP. Plenty of bangers in the mix there.

RINNGS

“Cutting the Cloth”

The London-based electro duo known as RINNGS brings together the work of multi-instrumentalists Karl Zine and Nai Jannson. As RINNGS, the pair moved away from traditional instrumentation to create richly textured tracks using only vocals and percussion. RINNGS describes their sound as “expressive alt pop” and that phrase really rings true on their debut single, “Cutting the Cloth”. The pair sample from a variety of sources from sacred choral music and Indian cartoons to the beats of the 1959 Wurlizer Sideman for this layered production. Give “Cutting the Cloth” a listen below or head here to snag your own copy of the track.

5 Easygoing Americana Singles You Should Hear

Miner

“A Morning Song”

Start your day with “A Morning Song” from Miner this week and see if the world doesn’t look a little brighter. The folk-rock family band from L.A. partnered with Matt Linesch (Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros) to record this new single from their forthcoming EP, Headwaters. If “A Morning Song” is any indication of what’s to come from Miner, this is definitely a band we need to keep an eye on. Give the effervescent single, “A Morning Song”, a listen here…

Jason Hawk Harris

“The Smoke and the Stars”

Jason Hawk Harris might be the guitarist for The Show Ponies, but he’s about to break out in his own light with this new single. “The Smoke and the Stars” combines vocals that pull on your heartstrings with stellar musicianship for a new Americana classic. This haunting number proves quite the stunning debut for Harris’ solo effort. Let’s hope there’s more music in store for us from Jason Hawk Harris. In the meantime, enjoy “The Smoke and the Stars” below…

Town Meeting

“New Hampshire”

Town Meeting brings that front porch feel right through your speakers and into your home with their new single, “New Hampshire”. The lively Americana act outta New England has shared stages with Sturgill Simpson, Old Crow Medicine Show, Willie Nelson, and the Avett Brothers, amongst others. I bet they left every single show with new fans. Once you hear the catchy energy of “New Hampshire” you’ll totally understand why.

Smith & Thell

“Toast”

This Stockholm duo sounds like they could be making their buoyant brand of folk-pop right in the heart of Nashville, rather than, you know, Sweden. Smith & Thell released their debut EP, Soulprints, earlier this month and “Toast” is the perfect single for your next impromptu Grrrls Night brought on by boyfriend douchey-ness. And if the words of that last sentence don’t resonate with you, this might not be your new jam… but it’s definitely mine. Check out “Toast” from Smith & Thell below or head here for the complete LP.

THESELANDS

“Reckoning”

The rustic vocals and Indie-Americana instrumentation of THESELANDS adds an earthy sound to the L.A. scene. “Reckoning” comes to us from the band’s 2017 EP, Enough for Love. Songwriter Dylan Lee Kalogris sits at the helm on THESELANDS and sets a somber tone on this single with in the lyrics well-matched to the alt-country sound. Give “Reckoning” from THESELANDS a spin below…