Some use coffee to stimulate. Others :STRUT: High octane listening.
ThebandIvory’s “After It’s Said and Done” is filled with the kind of euphonious epiphany that might just change your life.
Between the positively down to earth yet inspirational lyrics and its warm soulful musicality, Black Pumas’ self-titled debut album is sweet, salty, rich and smooth all in the same box.
Opeongo’s, “Less of Me,” is a journey through the mind of an uprooted empath as he howls, existentially along his way.
Sister trio Joseph discuss “Fighter,” the first release off their upcoming sophomore album ‘Good Luck, Kid’ – a high octane take-charge anthem that steadies their folksie harmonic flavor and gives it an honest and loving upper-cut.
Lola Marsh’s video for “Echoes” lives out a popular bookish fantasy bound by the sounds of surf-tango noir.
Matthew Frederick’s “Tell Me” is an honest and perfectly imperfect plea for forgiveness set to a rootsy, warm, classic Cymrucana backdrop.
The footloose and fancy freestyle of Tom Misch’s musicality coupled with Michael Kiwanuka’s soulful vocals and thoughtful lyrics offer a unique listening opportunity to music lovers everywhere.
Everyone needs a soundtrack
When the heart is misled by the prospect of love and the head says, ‘I knew it wasn’t real,’ Sydney Franklin and Luke James Shaffer’s “Blood in the Water” lends a strong united voice to the ache.
Keith Johns leans into the tension by simultaneously releasing rock filled “Runaway” alongside feels-worthy “Hold on to Me,” in order to represent two sides of his musical identit
Mirroring the crests and troughs of life, Pelle Kuipers’ “My Darling” will charismatically whisk you away on a heartfelt and familiar journey.
D’Angelo’s “Unshaken” off the ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ soundtrack puts the soul into your gaming console.
Atwood Magazine’s staff dive into a year in music with Spotify’s 2018 Wrapped, exploring our Top Songs of 2018 and Tastebreakers!
The thump-thump clap of a thinker’s heartbeat, reminding them that they still exist in the physical world.
Carmody’s smooth, sultry, and slow “Summer Rain” is driven by the beating heart of beautifully vulnerable love.
Transviolet’s ‘Valley’ EP is a sonic adventure through life’s excitement, fear, and even heartbreak, concluding in its danceable destination: Resilient success.
The Demos’ infectious new single “Make It Better” feels good in your heart, whether it’s full of love or broken (for now).
How a classic trip game and Happy.’s “I Call Shotgun” shed light on your summer love story.
Delta Will’s colorful, ripe, and thought-provoking “Nothing Is Enough” combines far-out animation with a far-in philosophy.
Ages and Ages’ “Needle and Thread” helps us find the balance between giving too many fucks and giving no fucks at all
The thump and snap of Maths Time Joy’s “Only You” ft. JMR inspires us to turn heartache into hope and find strength in unity.
Jordan Mackampa’s socially apposite, “One in the Same” addresses the challenges to maintaining relationships in our world of virtual connections and snap judgements. It’s a generational statement of anthemic proportions.
All Boom Baps and synth claps, Tom Misch’s debut album “Geography” could bring the party in a quiet library on a Wednesday night. I mean, Misch features DeLaSoul - need I say more? Nope.
Brothers Moving lighten the way for all who wander by with “Can’t Deny”
Along with the undulating plaits of The Calling’s trip-hop soundscape, Sevdaliza’s cryptic lyrics whisper seductively, seeking their place in your soul. Each track calls from different parts of the mental maze; beguiling us with its ethereal, down-tempo and trancy flow.
The alt-rock ark that saved individuality from the flood of conformity.
A confident yet vulnerable plea to enhance life’s light through connection. Its haunting melodies and bold rhythms will blast a hole through any desolate darkness and revive the spark within us all.
The Anthem of an Unappologetic Survivor