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SAFIA MAFIA – Beam Me Up

In Bass, Dark, Electronic, Trap by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

When I stumbled across vocalist Safia Mafia‘s “Beam Me Up” a few days ago it immediately caught my attention. The eerie trap production is simple and effective, and a stunning contrast is created when paired with Safia’s pristine vocals. It appears she doesn’t have a ton of followers yet, but with more songs like “Beam Me Up”, that’s certain to …

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Tim Gunter – Running Away

In Dance, Electronic, Future, Instrumental, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

LA based electronic producer Tim Gunter is back with a new single and it was well worth the wait. “Running Away” is an upbeat tune that fuses trap-inspired percussion, future synths, and catchy chopped vocals. It’s a quality example of future-bass production at it’s finest, and it’s been at the top of my personal playlist since its release. Stream it …

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Hayden James – NUMB feat. GRAACE

In Chill, Electronic, Future Pop, R&B by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

There’s been so much good music coming out of Australia over the past few years that it can be hard to keep up—especially when it comes to electronic producers. This time it’s Sydney-based producer Hayden James that’s making major waves with his new single, “NUMB”. Released on the Future Classic label, “NUMB” features the sultry vocals of fellow Sydney-based artist …

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DROELOE – Kintsugi

In Beats, Dreamy, Electronic, Instrumental, Upbeat by J FreshwaterLeave a 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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Delacey – Nothing Lasts Forever

In Electronic, Future Pop, Pop by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Los Angeles based vocalist Delacey is an exciting new artist that just burst onto the scene with her debut single, “Nothing Lasts Forever.” It stands as a tantalizing introduction to her sound and style, with powerful vocals, haunting lyrics, and a dark, understated electronic beat. This one is catchy from the start, and it only gets better as the subtle …

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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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Airia – Without You Here

In Beats, Chill, Electronic, Guitar, Instrumental, Zone Out by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Longtime Audio Aquarium favorite Airia just began an initiative to create a song a week for an entire year. Kicking things off is “Without You Here,” a tranquil instrumental that features acoustic guitar strums, airy pads, and beautifully chopped and pitched vocals. The end product is a soothing beat that maintains Airia’s signature sound while introducing innovative new elements to …

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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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Vandelux – Broken Man

In Electronic, Indie by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

New one from Vandelux! This is only the second time the San Francisco based producer has incorporated his own vocals into his music (Bright Lights being the first) but the soulfully sedated delivery sounds amazing when paired with this churning electronic beat. From the start, “Broken Man” steadily builds into a chorus that’s undeniably the highlight of the song — …