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MODA – Ad Adel

In Ambient, Chill, Downtempo, Dreamy, Electronic, Instrumental, Zone Out by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

With the goal of “making music that transcends genres and hits the feels,” you could say Toronto based production duo MODA are overachieving. They’ve got an emotive sound that’s delightfully chilled out. One of their latests songs, “Ad Adel”, simply oozes with emotion—featuring gorgeous acoustic piano, violin, and crooned vocal samples overtop a delicate beat. Everything combines perfectly, making for …

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PINES – This Life

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The new single from Australian electronic duo PINES is a warm and shimmering instrumental that ebbs and flows with effortless elegance. PINES have consistently dropped beautiful tracks, but “This Life” is easily one of their best—making it a perfect way to cap off the duo’s year of quality music. Listen to “This Life” below and head over to their SoundCloud …

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BAYNK – Want 2

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Future Pop, Indie, Pop by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

With beautifully pitched vocals and shimmering production, New Zealand singer/producer BAYNK‘s latest song is delightfully unique. “Want 2″ walks a fine line between melancholic and uplifting as it combines heart-wrenching lyrics with a charming backdrop of delicate piano melodies and clever electronic flourishes. If you’re feeling this one, be sure to check out the rest of BAYNK’s new Someone’s EP …

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DROELOE – Kintsugi

In Beats, Dreamy, Electronic, Instrumental, Upbeat by J Freshwater1 Comment

Rounding out the impressive list of singles released ahead of Bitbird’s upcoming Gouldian Finch 02 Compilation is DROELOE‘s monumental new song, “Kintsugi”. If you recall, these guys released their A Moment In Time EP a month ago, and it’s honestly one of the most exciting things I’ve heard all year. “Kintsugi” picks up right where the EP left off, with …

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Tony – DEEPER ft. Ponsuda

In Beats, Chill, Collaboration, Downtempo, Dreamy, Hip Hop, Lo fi, Zone Out by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Tony and Ponsuda, two producers and members of the EVILSIDECREW collective, recently teamed up for “Deeper” — a dreamy beat featuring faded rap vocals from Rich The Kid, Famous Dex & Jay Critch’s “You Flexing“. The vocals take a backseat in this one, acting as a rhythmic compliment to the otherworldly production, and the results are nothing short of hypnotizing.

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San Holo – I Still See Your Face

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

San Holo never fails to impress with his creative and unique sound. His new song, “I Still See Your Face,” is the first single from his label Bitbird’s upcoming Gouldian Finch 02 Compilation, and it sets the bar quite high for the other contributing artists. The most notable thing here is the inclusion of San’s own vocals, which are playfully …

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ODESZA – Across The Room (feat. Leon Bridges)

In Chill, Collaboration, Dreamy, Electronic, Soul, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Today is the day, my friends. ODESZA‘s new album A Moment Apart is finally here and it was well worth the wait. I especially wanted to write about “Across The Room” because it’s such a fantastic (and unexpected) collaboration. I mean, Leon Bridges featured on an ODESZA track!? It’s a match made in heaven. The old-school soul singer’s silky vocals …

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Edamame – Mango Pulp (feat. Ian Ewing)

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It seems more and more uncommon that full instrumental albums are released in today’s music scene, so I’m always grateful when a gem like Chicago producer Edamame‘s Bask comes along. The entire album makes for a wonderful listening experience, but if you’re looking for something to wet your appetite, look no farther than the Ian Ewing assisted “Mango Pulp”. It’s …

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Jai Wolf – Starlight (Goldroom Remix)

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Goldroom‘s latest release is a breathtaking reworking of Jai Wolf‘s beautiful single, “Starlight”. The airy vocals of Mr. Gabriel effortlessly coast alongside waves of balmy synths and entrancing percussion, while a healthy dose of reverb helps create a truly surreal soundscape. This is a great song for zoning out during a late night drive, and the perfect pairing for your …

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Leon Lour – Oceans (Loosid Remix)

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Remix by J Freshwater1 Comment

It’s the creative little details that make Loosid‘s work so special. His latest release is a remix of London-based artist Leon Lour‘s “Oceans”, which originally featured gripping vocals and a backdrop of epic production. Loosid’s remix bumps up the tempo and introduces some killer flute work, while also incorporating an unorthodox mix of electronic elements. Crisp percussion, finely diced vocals, …