denitia and sene
What do you get when you mix funky sounds, r&b vibes, and a seriously delicious food item? You’ve got the impressive new single from Denitia and Sene, of course. “Olive.” is the Brooklyn duo’s latest offering and it’s smoother than butter (enough food references yet?). Songs this catchy usually don’t last more than 3 minutes, but this one happens to keep its addictive sparkle for the duration of 5. It feels so good that it could probably go on for longer and no one would complain. Listen to the Sly5thave produced track below and start your weekend right.
Summer may be nearly over but the jams sure aren’t. Here are this weeks best tunes.
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This track is a dash of tropical sounds and pure uniqueness. The video happens to be the perfect match for it. Nature vibes are the way to go with this one and we love it!
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So.into.this.track. DAMN. It may be a bit simple lyrically but hey it gets the job done in making us want to groove. Addictive? Why yes it is.
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This duo does it so right, all the time. “Feel Better.” is chill, edgy, and cool. The usual r&b indie balance that Denitia and Sene seem to bring track after track is something to adore.
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Can we say catchy, feel good pop at it’s finest? Oh yes, Zak Waters has it in “Penelope”. It may be made of bubblegum but it is impossible to not become hooked instantly. Delightful!
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John Talabot and Pional together are unstoppable. We knew this before from tracks such as “Destiny”, but now we’ve got even more music to get addicted to created by these two. Keep making us dance boys, we love it.
Another day, another fresh Denitia and Sene tune to fall in love with. This duo has brought the jams the last year and it has yet to stop. “Feel Better.” is a cool mixture of r&b, with a taste of pop but in a totally slick way. Do they ever disappoint? I’d say that’s a big fat no. They continue to bring it and we love it.
I have seen The Head and The Heart twice now, and each time, they have completely blown me away. The first time was in Chicago’s Millennium Park when they opened for Iron & Wine, and the second time was in Houston earlier this summer. They’re one of those bands who truly put a spell over their audience; their music is so gripping, emotive, and, to put it simply, damn good. This one is a little less folky and a little more rock n’ roll, but certainly has the signature H&H sound to it. The Head and the Heart’s new album, Let’s Be Still, will be released on 10/15/13.
Even if it was a mistake, I won’t forget your face
So when this track came out, people had said that Dillon Francis was crying at the end of his set as he dropped this song for the first time, which caught my attention. Rarely is electronic music able to instill emotion in such a powerful way. In his own words: “This song is very meaningful to me because as TEED and I were working on the song, I was having relationship problems of my own. He ended up writing the song about the whole situation I was going through.” This is certainly a break of pace for Francis, and one he has said he wants to continue in. I think he should…what he has created here is as moving as it is catchy. While indie kids are going to listen to Bon Iver when they break up, EDM kids are going to listen to this.
If only you could see the future, it’s all yours now
Jon Waltz is clearly heavily influenced by ASAP Rocky, as his style sounds pretty much directly derived from the ASAP movement. That being said, he does it well. The trippy, trap production he raps over in Somewhere Else compliments his flow, and Waltz goes hard throughout. He gained a new fan in me with this song, even though what he’s putting out does not seem to have a particularly unique sound at this point. It will be interesting to seem him evolve going forward.
SomeKindaWonderful‘s debut track “Reverse” was an absolute jam in its own right, and got me really excited for them to release new music. Oliver Nelson‘s remix really just brings the track to a whole other level, though, and gives it an awesome disco-dance vibe. Tough to not bob my head to this and do a little chair dance as I sit down to type this. Definitely a track I will throw on at a party, this one has huge mainstream potential.
I’m not really sure how it happened, but this genre really snuck up on me and now I can’t stop listening to it. Each week, I seem to be including more and more glitzed out, laid back electronic music, a genre I really never listened to very much until recently. Now I seem to not be able to get enough. I think Disclosure was what got me into it in the first place, but now it seems to almost be an obsession. It just puts me in a different place, and I’m digging it.
This summer was a miracle. I started off with almost no plans and ended up going to London with my dad, spending the Fourth of July at the beach with my best friends, and interning with my aunt in Washington (D.C.). I think the biggest lesson I learned from these travels is that it is not about where you go, it is about who you’re with. “Beach Is Better” is not saying that weekend at the beach with my friends was my best trip. It is saying that you can make a “beach” wherever you go. And that’s always better.
- How Sad – Indian Summer
- Run the Jewels – Sea Legs
- Netherfriends – Uptown Boys
- Step Rockets – Kisser
- Jay Z – Beach Is Better
- Astronomyy – Things I’d Do for U
- Left Boy – Laying in the Snow
- Dewy Sinatra – I Need Love
- PARTYNEXTDOOR – Right Now
- Boy/friend – SOTL
- Shadow Shadow – Riviera
- Tor Miller – Headlights
- Sam Smith – Safe with Me
- Austin Paul – V V
- Dylan Owen – The Window Seat
- Noah Slee – Can’t Stop
- Bartoven – Domestics
- KYLE – Sex & Super Smash Bros
- denitia and sene. – stupid world.
Damn, I think this shit’s gonna hit the fan.
Need something dreamy and calming to end your evening? Denitia and Sene. have got what you need. The back and forth of female and male vocals, r&b pop fusion, and overall coolness, this track is simply some good stuff. This duo makes it look so easy with their flawless tunes, it’s only a matter of time until they blow up. If you haven’t laid your ears on them yet, now is the time.