“Horrorscope” sails by on the outstanding synth and snare instrumental behind the casual, beat-laced rapping and singing of Chrispin. It’s easy to see how the fun the artist had crafting the track breathes the same light-hearted entertainment to the listener.
On her new single “Gemini,” Lex Leosis paints her frustrations with those close to her not understanding her bisexuality. The track exists in a duality, balanced on trap influences and the gentle R&B hook.
“Uncle John” is a feel good summertime jam from Daniel Levi. The high energy acoustic aspects of the instrumental bring a moving beat to the singer’s poppy R&B vocals.
On her new single “Hole,” R&B singer Babé Sila brings substance to the feeling of sinking into dissolution. The beauty of the single is in the confidence the singer shows in her ability to rise above. Her vocals are comforting and empowering, the voice of encouragement in our heads that let’s us keep pushing.
Listen to music on a personal level with the deep connections Cantrell makes on “Understand.” The easy going beat makes a gentle platform for the rapper’s empathy and efforts to reach a genuine connection with his listeners.
“Pour” is the jazzy debut of Cameron and the Slumberkinghts. The group has put together a soundscape that revolves around the rap singing of frontman, Cameron Donald, but excels in the small touches and subtle textures of the whole picture when put together.
The laid back production and the calming vocals of Elle Simone contrast the energy intensive rapping of “Pay to Play” in the best way possible. Focus the Truth has put together a track that rides best on that balance. Easy to listen and easier to fall into.
In this A COLORS SHOW version of “Insomniac”, Lucy Lu has carefully assembled the pieces of a memorable R&B hit. His use of silence to accent the space of his wandering thoughts brings all the more emphasis to those late nights spent staring at the ceiling unable to pass into dreamland.
The easy-going tune of “Halos” is a gentle way for Cool Company to bring the listener into their intense retrospection. The single questions the truth of perceptions we build about ourselves with a pleasant jam and steady flow to smooth the ride.
SlumBums come at “Possessed” with a hauntingly catchy hook. Deep bass and a complex beat produced by Kodiak provide a hypnotic background for an aggressive verse from $tew being taken over by the grind of constant output.