Meet Nashville’s morgxn, the lowercase crooner with an ALL CAPS vocal. Now splitting his time between NYC and LA, the bicoastal newcomer makes his shadowy debut with “Love You With The Lights” this week, a lights down low homewrecker that falls to earth somewhere between Troye Sivan and Jack Garratt and arrives today with a bang, smoking gun in hand. Exclusive premiere below.
Weathers have been on a west coast tear after making their RCA debut earlier this spring with one of the stronger alt radio offerings of the year on “I Don’t Wanna Know“. Today, the Southern California indie hopefuls return with lead single proper “Happy Pills”, a hook-heavy, serotonin-surging sync goldmine that already sounds dangerously close to being god damn everywhere this summer. Up your dosage below.
Benta‘s been low key killing it behind the scenes for a minute now, with several high-profile collaborators including Liam Howe (Lana, Marina, Adele, et al) but his time to step into the spotlight has arrived. Enter debut single, “Lover In Dark”, a dark twisted R&B fantasy of Hollywood pop noir, bursting at the seams with cinematic bravado and ominous grandeur over an escalating groove and rugged hip hop production. Get acquainted via the exclusive premiere below.
New York summer came in HOT today ahead of the long weekend, and what better way to kickstart it than with an equally scorching remix of last summer‘s breakout hit (and this summer’s future smash), “Gold”. The heat comes courtesy of the yung god NICITA, as the MS MR drum machine tears the roof off of the Kiiara future-pop anthem with a ferocious heavy artillery makeover of the ice cold original. Your weekend playlist starts here.
Between Bearson and Anna of the North, Norway’s Class of 2016 is blowing last year’s out of the water. Now hot off a Kygo support tour across Europe and a massive week in the UK, Anna reveals a perfect visual accompaniment to their latest offering, “Baby”, today. Directed to pastel perfection by Peter Pint, it’s a careful, colorful adaptation of the song that brings to life all the synesthesia and sensorial experiences that come with catching feelings and looks straight out the MoMA or any other arthouse gallery for lonely hearts. Feel it for yourself above.
The Knocks have been on a tear recently, fresh off arena dates with Justin Bieber and Ellie Goulding and currently on a remix run of epic proportions. Today, “Classic” meets classic as the guys up the heat on the Sean Paul summertime staple and you better believe the temperature is on. point. Welcome to summer.
Bishop Briggs is currently ON ONE. With only a few tracks to her name thus far – but one of the biggest songs of the year among them – and a big Great Escape debut this past weekend under her belt, she returns this week with her latest and greatest, “The Way I Do”. Featuring more of the sky-scraping vocal acrobatics and 808 pyrotechnics she’s quickly making herself known for, it’s another hell-raising affair that creeps under your skin with goosebump chills. Let it run up your spine below.
Los Angeles’ RKCB are onto something. With an impressive debut EP already to their name, the future perfect R&B duo take things higher this week with a brand new burner in the form of “Elevated”. Bubbling to life like an ominous potion,
“Elevated” takes hold like a slick vice as the the shadow-kissed production brings everything up a level and puts the west coast mystery kids in the company of Tender and Chet Faker on their strongest offering to date. Get familiar with RKCB right now, exclusive premiere below.
MØ is back. After tag teaming with Major Lazer to change the game with the world-conquering pop majesty of “Lean On” last year, Karen returns today armed to the teeth with a supermassive offering of her own. New single “Final Song” finds her teaming up with pop juggernaut MNEK and Swedish topline assassin Noonie Bao, as they swing for the fences on one of the best singles of the year. Long story short, it’s a god damn triumph, so get involved.
Our next Popshop West is shaping up to be a literal classic. POWERS are some of the city’s fastest rising superstars, so it’s only right that the west coast’s newest alt pop king and queen assume the throne atop our next Popshop West bill. It’s all going down July 12th at The Echo, with special guest supports announcing in the weeks to come and advance tickets on sale now HERE. Trust us you’re not gonna want to miss this one.