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Sam Gellaitry – Short Stories EP

In Bass, Electronic, Experimental by J Freshwater2 Comments

Song: To Earth and Back
Artist: Sam Gellaitry

Check out the brand new Short Stories EP from Soulection‘s hottest artist, Sam Gellaitry. Sam continuously keeps you on your toes, always conjuring up creative new sounds. He does it again on this EP with soaring synths, boisterous bass, and traces of trap, all wrapped up in a cohesive and digestible package. It’s one of the better projects I’ve heard so far this year.
My favorite track is “To Earth and Back”, but you can stream the rest below.
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Aquilo – Losing You (Mura Masa Remix)

In Bass, Electronic, Indie, Remix by Taylor HLeave a Comment

Song: Losing You (Mura Masa Remix)
Artist: Aquilo

With sly production and added hip-hop curiosities, this reworking is a genre-swapping change of gears. Boasting cut-time croons and sweeping synthesizers, Mura Masa, “the 17-year-old beat-slayer, heartbreaker,” injects a soulful take on the gloomy English desperation of the original. This remix provides a new skin as well as inflated coolness to Aquilo’s solid lyricism.

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Blackbird Blackbird – Dissolve

In Chill, Chillwave, Electronic, Instrumental by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Song: Dissolve
Artist: Blackbird Blackbird

The prominence of the chillwave genre may have been short lived, but that didn’t hold back BLACKBIRD BLACKBIRD’s evolution as a musician. He has surged forward as an electronic artist that stands apart; and his latest release “Dissolve” continues to push. This airy instrumental feels like chasing after a setting sun, soaring over top a sea of clouds. BLACKBIRD BLACKBIRD is forever fly.

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Tove Lo – Talking Body (Gryffin Remix)

In Chill, EDM, Pop, Remix by Randy BLeave a Comment

Song: Talking Body (Gryffin Remix)
Artist: Tove Lo

An ease into Tove Lo’s delicate vocals, complimented with the simple snapping of fingers, Gryffin’s reinvention of this promiscuous tune into a refreshing blend of echoed vocals and a turned up tempo for the electric lovers to drool over. Adding an equally fantastic instrumental break down that puts his alternative pop vibe into a fan favorite. Gryffin’s growing productions and remixes continue to blossom and are certainly something to look forward to as an upcoming artist of 2015.

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YACHT – Where Does This Disco (TOKiMONSTA Remix)

In Chill, Electronic, Indie, Pop, Remix by Randy BLeave a Comment

Song: Where Does This Disco (TOKiMONSTA Remix)
Artist: YACHT

Super charged with her recognizable additions, TOKiMONSTA takes this pop-tronic dance beat to her usual level of amazing. A triumph of fun and fast tempo female-centric vocals; she keeps the integrity of the song strong and brings down the house party with the build up of sound and vibrating synth riffs that makes listeners ask themselves, where does this disco?

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Fabian Mazur – SOMO

In Chill, EDM, Electronic, Trap by Randy BLeave a Comment

Song: SOMO
Artist: Fabian Mazur

The future fresh feels of this song bring out the sensual, dim-lit corners of your body. Hip hop and trap laced with a smooth jazz intro as it builds into a beautiful melody of beats and vocals, with an ending that leaves you wanting more.

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Djemba Djemba – Leftover Beats: DARKERNATURE (ft. Mr. Carmack)

In Chill, Electronic, Instrumental, Trap by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Song: DARKERNATURE (ft. Mr. Carmack)
Artist: Djemba Djemba

There has been a steady flow of #leftover beats popping up on Djemba Djemba’s Soundcloud tonight and a lot of them are gems. Seriously, if these songs are all “leftovers”, I can’t wait to hear the next official release. One of my favorites from the collection is the Mr. Carmack assisted “DARKERNATURE”. Both of these guys are huge, and it’s always a treat when they collaborate.

Check out more highlights below.
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OG Maco – 15

In Hip Hop by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Song: 15
Artist: OG Maco

In 2014 OG Maco blew up with “U Guessed It“, and he’s proving it wasn’t a fluke. Maco is back with the 15 EP and he sounds hungry. That passionate hunger shines through most on the last song of the EP, titled “15”. Miguel Brücker lays the groundwork with a dose of mystical production, and OG Maco laces it with heavy handed verses demanding to be heard and assuring that he’ll have his 15 minutes of fame and then some.

Check out a few more highlights from the EP below.
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Xavier Wulf – Mobile Suit Woe

In Hip Hop by J FreshwaterLeave a Comment

Check this one out. Former Raider Klan member, Xavier Wulf’s flow is reminiscent of the dark dirty south sound that Three 6 Mafia brought about, and his ear for production is on point. Take the Purp Dogg produced “Mobile Suit Woe” for example. It’s the perfect light hearted contrast to Wulf’s aggressive rapid fire verses. Listen to more Xavier Wulf below. Read More