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HOODLEM – DEBUT EP (Soul/Electro – Australia)

Hoodlem

Melbourne-based experimental pop purveyors Hoodlem unveiled their self-titled EP a few months earning accolades from music blogs at home and abroad. Their unique blend of glitchy beats, wonky bass lines and provocative vocals is at its best on the following tracks off the EP: “Kintsungi”, “4 Real” and personal favourite “Old Friend”.

As a bonus, listen below to a brand new track which sees Hoodlem teaming up with Nashville natives BASECAMP to create an infectious mashup of Amerie’s ‘1 Thing’ and Shaggy’s ‘It Wasn’t Me’.

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JACK GARRATT – WORRY (Alt/Pop – UK)

Jack Garratt
Jack Garratt is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the village of Little Chalfont. From an early age he developed a strong interest in music and he learnt to play a variety of instruments from the guitar, drums and piano to the harmonica, mandolin, trombone and ukulele. After releasing the Remnants EP and its remix counterpart Remnix in 2014, Garratt garnered praise for the single “Worry” which was recently reworked by Danish trio Chinah.

Jack Garratt released his debut studio album Phase on 19 February 2016 via Island Records. It debuted at number 3 on the UK Albums Chart and has spawned the singles “Fire” and “Breathe Life”.


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ESMO – FADE AWAY (ChillTrap – France)

Esmo

French singer songwriter ESMO has emerged with her classy and decidedly modern debut single “Fade Away”. This new song is a fluid chill trap tune with hints of R&B. Soft synths and undulating beats set the mood while the young starlet’s smoky vocals oscillate between sultry grittiness and bold sexiness.

There is a real sing-along potential in the track’s super catchy chorus and the whole track is a lusciously produced affair that will have you begging for more. Check it out on SoundCloud and be prepared to get hooked and play this on repeat!

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VIDEO : THE INTERNET – DONTCHA (Soul/Pop – US)

The Internet

The Internet is a neo-soul band formed in L.A. in 2011 by Odd Future members Syd Tha Kid and MAtt Martians, along with Patrick Paige, Christopher Smith, and Taylor Walker. Their sophomore album, Feel Good, was released in late 2013 to wide critical acclaim and spawned singles “Give It Time” and “Dontcha”.

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SEINABO SEY – HARD TIME (Pop/Soul – Sweden)

Seinabo Sey

Swedish pop soul artist Seinabo Sey has unleashed her brand new single “Hard Time”, a subtle mix of pop-infused arrangements and soulful vocals. The single will be officially released in Scandinavia on May 14 and shortly thereafter in the UK and Ireland (worldwide release pending) but you can already stream it on SoundCloud.

Seinabo Sey’s incredible voice cruises over minimal beats and cut-up samples with the unassuming grace of a 1950s soul chanteuse and the modern edge of a 21st century pop diva. “Hard Time” follows Sey’s debut hit single “Younger”, which reached #1 on Hype Machine multiple times and garnered widespread support from The Guardian, Noisey, VIBE and many more.

Having collaborated and toured with various Swedish artists over the years, 23 year-old Seinabo Sey is now setting focus on her solo career. Working alongside revered producer/songwriter Magnus Lidehäll, who co-produced most of Veronica Maggio‘s latest album and was recently noted for his production of Mapei’s hit single “Don’t Wait”, Seinabo Sey is are hard at work on her debut album due out later this year.

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