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Songs of the Week : September 9 – September 15

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What better way to catch up on a week of new music by starting with the very best?

1. Lorde – Team

The 16-year old musical prodigy from New Zealand is back at it. And she struck gold again. At this point, it’s not fair to the rest of the 16-year-olds in the world who at one point appeared to be standouts. Enjoy mediocrity, all-16-year-olds-minus-Lorde!

 

2. Sid Batham – All Lies

Sexy is back. This time, in the form of soaring vocals like those of Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith and John Newman. This week it’s Sid Batham who gets to make us drool with his pipes. On top of that, “All Lies” has a bit of an old school triumphant vibe to it that’s almost oddly reminiscent of Mariah Carey’s older music. It feels weird making that comparison, but I really think I hear it.

 

3. SOHN – Lessons

I felt calm when I started listening to this new song from SOHN, which features an undulating baseline that loops throughout the majority of the track. But then there’s a point right around the bridge when it swells up and catches you offguard. It’s a little unsettling, but then again, so are the closing lyrics: this time I’ll keep away from you. This is solid production from the newly signed 4AD member.

 

 

4. Until The Ribbon Breaks – Pressure

This track has been out on the market for a little bit, but with Until The Ribbon Breaks releasing his full EP last week, it’s worth calling attention back to the standout track from the EP, A Taste of Silver. The whole thing is a bit mindblowing, but this track is what started it all. Tell me your heart doesn’t flutter when you hear “maybe in another life, if we get another life, maybe in another life, I’ll learn to love you” for the first time.

 

5. Poetic (Anna Kendrick x Kendrick Lamar x Drake x Florence and the Machine) – Isonine

I’ve gotten pretty particular with my mashups these days (apologies to those who live for Mashup Mondays), because they’re kind of a thing of the past. But when a solid mashup like this one by Isonine comes along, god damn I love it. This is perfect. Mashup justice.

 

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Mashup Monday | Week 142

Mashup Monday

Not feeling very well today, but thankful for time to rest, Monday Night Football, and mashups…getting me through today. Here are some top mashups for y’all. Highlight is #3 – pure perfection coming from Isonine.

 

1. Poetic Justice (ft. Clams Casino) Remix – Andrew Gentry

 

2. Say Goodbye (Krewella x Kesha x Felix Cartel x Madame Buttons x Martin Solveig) – Frank Carmine

 

3. Poetic (Anna Kendrick x Kendrick Lamar x Drake x Florence and the Machine) – Isonine

 

4. Untitled (Passion Pit x Daft Punk x LCD Soundsystem) – Kees

 

5. Fall The Time (Jeremih x Natasha Mosley x Lil Wayne x Rhye) – The Hood Internet

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