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Best New Songs of July 2017

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The first playlist is our favorite picks from July. The second playlist is all of our picks from March-June (since the inception of our Spotify playlist). Be sure to subscribe to our playlists on Spotify as they will be continuously updated each month!


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Best New Songs of June 2017

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Celebrate your 4th of July with SITR’s Best of June playlist! Throw this playlist on as your soundtrack on your boat, at your bbq, in your backyard, wherever, whenever! Your friends and family will be impressed by how in tune you are with current music.

Young Thug, Calvin Harris, and SZA all dropped albums to round out June. Summer music is officially in full force.

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Emmit Fenn ft. Nylo – Oceans

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Emmit Fenn is back with “Oceans” featuring Nylo, which will be the last featured single before his debut Prologue EP drops in two weeks. This is a slightly different vibe than what we’re used to from Emmit because it features vocals other than himself, and is a little more upbeat. All that does is show the range that he’s capable of as an artist.

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Ashe – Used To It

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Singer-songwriter Ashe released her debut single “Used To It” this week and it is electric. The single tells a story of a relationship that’s gone stale, and the constant fight to make it feel right again despite knowing the end is inevitable. She embodies this perfectly when she sings, “We ain’t really fighting about the f**ckin’ dishes and all the broken pieces that we’re never fixing”- damn right, it’s not about the dishes. Ashe delivers all of the elements of a summer hit on this debut and I’m eager to see what’s next for her. 

Check the single below and add it into your summer rotation!

 

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Best New Songs of May 2017

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NBA Finals game starts in five minutes. As a result, I don’t have much to say other than here’s this months playlist! #GoCavs

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Kylie Odetta – Stress

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19-year-old Kylie Odetta’s sophisticated tunes are brimming with cross-over potential, appealing to fans of jazz and top 40 while falling in step with the slow-burning R&B of Alina Baraz and Yuna. With her newest release, Undertow, Odetta has backed away from the indie electro vibes of her previous EP and stepped into a more contemporary pop role that meshes her signature gorgeous vocals with warm brass and mature musical arrangements. Her musical acumen is certainly a sound to behold and she has proven herself consistent in delivering high-quality, emotive songs that evoke some of the greatest songwriters in recent history. The crowning jewel of Undertow is the delicate banger “Stress” which puts off a serious young Alicia Keys vibe, complete with sultry attitude and in-the-pocket finesse.

Undertow is out today and can be purchased via iTunes

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Emily Warren – Hurt By You

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Songwriter-singer Emily Warren is ready to make her mark as a solo artist with her debut single “Hurt by You.” If Emily’s name doesn’t ring a bell, her voice certainly will – her featured vocals and masterful songwriting are defining Top 40 music as we know it. I can guarantee you Emily’s been the soundtrack to your recent dance party or road trip, most notably with her features on the Chainsmokers’ Memories… do not open.  But her parallel path towards solo stardom is taking on a bit of a different shape, providing an opportunity for her to tell her own story. In her debut single “Hurt by You,” Warren uses her solo platform to remind her listeners to be vulnerable, and to fall deeper into love despite knowing that with deeper love comes the risk of deeper pain- advice I think we could all take. She produced a song that’s so incredibly fluid it’s hard to pinpoint a specific genre- and that’s the beauty of the track- it’s got hints of jazz, r&b, folk all strung together by Emily’s powerhouse vocals.

Give the debut single a listen below and/or catch Warren on tour with the Chainsmokers this spring!

 

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Best New Songs of April 2017

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Can we all take a second to realize that Frank Ocean has been dropping singles left, and right? We went years without new music before Blond became a reality. Does this mean more Frank in the near future? Who knows. Kendrick also took over the Billboard 100 with every track off of DAMN. April was good to us. We shared what was so good about it below.

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Best of: Sturla Atlas

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Sturla Atlas is an Icelandic hip-hop/pop artist, who, with his 101 Boys crew*, has been making waves in the forward-looking corners of Western digital media. Well, he and the 101 Boys are some of my favorite artists, and simply put, they deserve more shine. Since 2015, Sturla has released 4 projects: Love Hurts (2015), These Days (2015), Season2 (2016), and 101 Nights (2017). Each of these projects contains hits, but understandably, that is a daunting collection for new fans to sift through.

To make things easier on the listener, I have created and sorted a compilation of Sturla’s best songs to date. Stream it on Spotify below, or by clicking here.

*The 101 Boys are Joey Christ, Logi Pedro, and Young Nazareth. I have seen Joey Christ listed as part of Sturla Atlas, but “Sturla Atlas” is literally the name of the lead vocalist, Sigurbjartur Sturla Atlason. I’m confused.

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Best New Songs of March 2017

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I’m sad to report that this will be the last time we provide you a “Best of” playlist for the month. It’s been great run over the years of being able to provide you a monthly recap, but sometimes we have to embrace change. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for visiting and supporting us. It means the world to me being able to share music with others. While this might be bad news, the good news is if you made it this far, you’re the real MVP because this is all a joke. Today marks April 1st, which means it’s April Fool’s day. This might be a late joke at this point…unless you’re on the west coast where you might be having your morning coffee and have yet to realize what day it is. At this point i’m just typing out more words to make this seem longer. I do have excellent news, as you might notice our playlist has a different look. This slight change allows us to share even more music with you. It also makes it easier to save certain songs you like. Like I said earlier, we have to embrace change!

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Emma Dewing – Buttons

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Everybody likes a little bit of spice in their pop music and Emma Dewing is bringing her own flavor with her latest track, “Buttons”. At times, her sound steps into Melanie Martinez and Marina and the Diamonds territory with that quirky yet dark genre of pop. At other times there’s a tiny sparkle of Lana Del Rey. Regardless of all these comparisons, she’s got her own personality that shines through. The LA songstress is unique and is bound to catch the attention of plenty of fans. For now, step inside “Buttons” and get a glimpse of Emma Dewing.

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[Premiere] Rozes – Hanging On (Pepsi Creators Live League Video)

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First The Chainsmokers, and now Pepsi, Rozes releases a live music video from the Pepsi Creators League Studio for her reggae-ton influenced, but somewhat dark pop tune, “Hangin’ On.” I actually had the pleasure of seeing Rozes in her hometown of Philly, which is something you don’t get to see everyday. Cool moment to watch an artist perform in front of her hometown crowd as you can always tell there’s a little more emotion to it. “Hangin’ On” is off of her latest EP, Burn Wild, which you can stream on SoundCloud below.

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