Shagabond “Citrus Shampoo”

Up and coming Toronto based producer Shagabond (a.k.a. Nicholas Arvanitis), fresh off of signing a record deal with HW&W Recordings, has dropped his first track of the new year. Titled “Citrus Shampoo”, the slinky smooth tune perfectly embodies summer: it’s relaxing, radio friendly and danceable all at once. Brilliant all around. It’s my top pick this…

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Noah Fence “ILWU”

After debuting with the track “Fences” just a few weeks ago, Australian singer Noah Fence is back with an even better track. “ILWU” (an acronym for “In Like With U”) is a satirical look at modern relationships, while effectively mixing a number of genres (pop, R&B, electronic, etc.) and containing mesmerizing, dream-like production. The track, written…

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Iggy Azalea “Mo Bounce”

After some mixed results with her 2016 single “Team”, Australian recording artist Iggy Azalea is back with more music from her forthcoming second studio album Digital Distortion. The next single from the album is the track “Mo Bounce”, which world premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show earlier this morning. Produced by The Stereotypes and…

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Review: Spoon ‘Hot Thoughts’

American rock band Spoon has widely been regarded as one of the best chameleon groups in modern music history. Their incredible ability to transcend the many genres of music with each full length project has bewildered thousands, resulting in endless showers of praise and an incredibly steady fan base. In fact, Spoon was considered by…

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Clean Bandit feat. Zara Larsson “Symphony”

Following up on their worldwide smash “Rockabye” with Sean Paul and Anne-Marie, British electronic group Clean Bandit is back with another huge hit in the making. Titled “Symphony”, the new track is a nod to Clean Bandit’s unique style of weaving classical music into dance smashes. And what a smash it is (or soon will be)….

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Review: Depeche Mode ‘Spirit’

The English group’s 14th album, out March 17 via Columbia, bares resemblance to prior peak efforts. Unfortunately, it similarly stumbles over poorly incorporated political themes. Going into this Depeche Mode album cycle, my expectations were sky high. Not only was Spirit garnering rave advance reviews, Depeche Mode is the group behind my most loved track of all…

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Playlist: After Hours

The night embodies two very unique feelings: adventure and danger. This playlist combines the very best of both in a 36 song, two and a half hour mix. Including classic 80-90s anthems, recent contemporary R&B and everything in between. Featured artists include: Nao, Cutting Crew, Flume, Hercules & Love Affair, The Weeknd, The 1975, Depeche Mode and more.

Ängie “Spun”

Coming off a strong 2016 that introduced her to the world, Swedish pop vocalist Angelina Dehn (more commonly known as Ängie) is back with a brand new track and a good one at that. Her third official single, “Spun” marks a bit of a musical departure for the starlet. While prior singles “Housewife Spliffin” and “Smoke Weed Eat…

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Tender “Erode”

London based duo Tender, composed of Dan and James, is back with its first new offering of 2017. Titled “Erode”, the new single serves as the lead off track from Tender’s forthcoming debut full length album due out this summer via Partisan Records. “Erode” is a brilliant, slinky jam with smooth atmospheric production. Undeniably catchy…

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XY&O “What’s Love Got to Do With It”

Welsh production group XY&O returns with a brand new offering, and their first of the new year. Surprisingly, it’s a danceable rendition of Tina Turner’s classic 1984 Grammy winner and No. 1 of the same name. This rendition has got a somewhat predictable tropical vibe, but benefits from swapping Turner’s powerhouse vocals for a soft melodic…

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Phantoms “Been Here Before”

Following the release of “Pulling Me In” last month, up and coming Los Angeles production duo Phantoms is back with another new track. Composed of Vincent Giovanni Pergola and Kyle Joseph Kaplan, the group is expected to release its debut full length effort sometime this year via Casablanca and Republic. New track “Been Here Before” is a brilliant, slicked…

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