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du0 x Trenton – Shadows (Spotify)

“Producer du0 and Trenton, featuring vocals in their collaboration Shadows, is the perfect opportunity to sit back and relax with your favorite drink.”

“Дуэт продюсера du0 и Trenton, вокал которого звучит в их совместной работе Shadows, это прекрасная возможность откинуться на спинку вашего кресла и расслабиться наедине с любимым напитком.”

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Remember when 2020 stood for perfect vision? Now it stands for a time when our lives were turned upside down.

For Brisbane artist, du0, 2020 was more upside than down. His track, Come Home, hit a million plays on Spotify and revealed an emerging artist with his finger on the zeitgeist. The awards, accolades and a growing online fanbase have followed.

du0’s latest release, Shadows, a collaboration with alt-pop artist, Trenton, sees him hitting the groove once again. Like his name implies, du0’s new duo works beautifully. His signature infectious rhythms and whimsical melodies combine with Trenton’s moody vocals to provide reflective lyrical gems like “yesterday the future slipped away". And they take it from there, producing a confident, hopeful and uplifting start to 2021 that promises things will only get better from here – for all of us.

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NEIMY – LIMBO (Spotify)

“Listening to the works from the LIMBO single you concentrate your attention on how easily and accessible NEIMY addresses us, the listeners, through the lyrics of her compositions. The author very competently uses all the main genre features of Electro Pop. Lightness and beauty in every note.”

“Прослушивая работы с альбома LIMBO концентрируешь своё внимание на том, как легко и доступно NEIMY обращается к нам, слушателям, через текст своих композиций. Автор очень грамотно использует все главные жанровые особенности Electro Pop. Лёгкость и красота в каждой ноте.”

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After topping UK Charts, artist NEIMY drops her new single “LIMBO”.

The success with “Dancing In The Moonlight”, took NEIMY and Swedish artist Jübel all the way to the top of UK singles charts, peaking at #11. Their cover of King Harvest's classic song has racked up over 160M streams to date. Now she’s ready to release her next original single “LIMBO”, a song with dark and playful lyrics and a glimpse of humor and sarcasm.

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“I’ve always had a passion for storytelling lyrics and catchy melodies. This song came about at a speed writing session with me and my co-writer and producer Eric Wictor. Within an hour we had the whole topline, and the lyrics simply poured out of me”, NEIMY explains.

"LIMBO is about being stuck at a place where you just don't wanna be, being controlled and haunted. It can be a relationship, a workplace or in your own head” she continues.

NEIMY launched her career after her demo ‘I’ve Learned’ was discovered by The Chainsmokers. The song ended up as a soundtrack to the Italian movie ‘Succede.

In 2018 she released “Dancing In The Moonlight”, together with Swedish duo Jübel. The song made it all the way to the top of UK singles charts, peaking at #11. Their cover of King Harvest's classic song has racked up over 160M streams to date.

Duwende – Fantastic (Spotify)

“Light and cheerful R&B from Duwende. Don't forget to add this in your playlist as it brings a positive feeling and you will definitely want to listen again!”

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‘Fantastic’ is a Hip-Hop ode to transparent intentions, consent, and to socially awkward folks shooting their shot.

In creating their debut album, Duwendé set out to make a body work from the perspective of a night out complete with friends, drinks and good vibes. A challenge was presented to the band to make a Hip-Hop drenched track from a different perspective. That led the band to the inception of their third single from the upcoming album, ‘Fantastic’.

With a sound described as a 'grown and sexy Pentatonix', the NYC-based sextet doubles down on “their fiercely original, bass-and-beatbox-driven style of music” with their latest release.

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Lark the Shark – 1 night stands (Spotify)

“Indie Pop is one of those genres that lifts the mood of its listeners with ease and ease. Lark the Shark confidently knocks on your hearts with its single 1 night stands.”

“Indie Pop один из тех жанров, который с лёгкостью и непринуждённостью поднимает настроение своим слушателям. Lark the Shark уверенно стучит в ваши сердца своим синглом 1 night stands.”

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Lark the Shark is an Indie Pop Producer and songwriter who has collaborated with a Norwegian freelance singer to create their latest track “1 night stands.” This song not only showcases a beautiful vocal line, but also a fun and easy to listen to beat.

“1 night stands” focuses on hookup culture and the intricacies that come with it. This culture focuses on emotion and the general lack of it that is so often found. It is a modern and relatable story encased in a light and exciting soundtrack. This song is a perfect fit for the young adult of 2020.

Lark the Shark has been creating music since they were only 16. They began writing songs on their guitar and worked their way into producing over the years. Currently they are working on bringing the music that they have written to life.

This track was a collaborative experience between Lark the Shark and a singer under the name of Lily. Her voice paired with a beat and lyrics that Lark the Shark provided led to a gorgeous, relatable and truly fun song to listen to.

Khamari – Pull Up (Spotify)

“Charming vocals and professional arrangement! The new album Khamari with the exotic name Eldorado will be a pleasant discovery even for sophisticated listeners and will not leave anyone indifferent.”

“Обаятельный вокал и профессиональная аранжировка! Новый альбом Khamari с экзотическим названием Eldorado даже для искушенных слушателей станет приятным открытием и не оставит равнодушными. ”

-Nagamag.com

Khamari's career debuted with a trio of Spotify New Music Friday placements, including a #10 spot with his sophomore release The Heat. His editorial support rounded out as the cover artist for Spotify's Fresh Finds, and further playlisting on Apple Music FEELS, Amazon's The New Black and Breakthrough R&B, and as cover artist for Tidal's Pop:Rising. With over 4 million cumulative streams in his first 3 songs - including 500k in The Heat's first week on Spotify alone - Khamari's first chapter is off to a powerful start.

A multifaceted independent artist, songwriter, and producer, Khamari grew up in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, MA. His first project wraps his powerfully earnest songwriting around contemporary sonics, with stellar production from Trackside throughout, as well as his own production. Skilled as a vocalist, pianist, and guitarist, Khamari's music is distilled from influences ranging as wide as The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, and Sly Stone, to Frank Ocean, Kid Cudi, and Mac Miller.

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Elan Leon – I Got Your Back (Video)

“Not your best day? in bad mood? I got your back, or better ELAN LEON does, with this positive mood pop song.
A wide, top in clarity mix and well crafted layering which let vocal performance to breath, make this pop song your new addition to your music to smile playlist.”

-Nagamag.com

“I Got your Back” is Elan Leon’s first single as a solo artist. It’s an Indie Electronic Pop song written, produced, performed, mixed, and even mastered by the artist himself. It has a positive chilled vibe and it’s a sort of introduction to his style. Using a mix of organic and electronic samples, hints of piano, and a clear voice, it resembles the sound of artists like Walk The Moon, Jason Mraz, and some sonority from producers such as Illenium or Zedd

The lyrics, written by Elan Leon as well, describe a fairly common experience of true friendship with someone.

Find “I Got Your Back” on all platforms here: listen.lt/ElanLeonIGotYourBack

Dance Yourself Clean x Michael Medrano – Sugar (Spotify)

“Dance Yourself Clean and Michael Medrano with the support of the Lights & Music Collective introduce us to the new work of Sugar, which has managed to create an interesting resonance in the soul of everyone who hears it again and again. Indie Electronic's melodic vocals and light beats are a cocktail for your mood!”

“Dance Yourself Clean и Michael Medrano при поддержке Lights & Music Collective знакомят нас с новой работой Sugar, у которой получилось создать интересный резонанс в душе каждого, кто услышит её вновь и вновь. Мелодичный вокал и лёгкие ритмы Indie Electronic - коктейль для вашего настроения!”

-Nagamag.com

Since 2013 Dance Yourself Clean had spent nearly every single weekend throwing parties across North America. With the pandemic the boys have turned their entire focus onto the party's transformation into a juggernaut music project. In the first full year since the project was created, 2020 brought in over 2.3 million streams on Spotify alone. With their new single "Sugar" set to release on NYE at 12am EST it looks like they're setting the scene for what may be a massive year of releases and collaborations. DYC had this to say about "Sugar", "Normally we'd be spending NYE with our friends and DYC family somewhere... Maybe Los Angeles at Teragram Ballroom or NYC at Baby's All Right. It kills us that we won't be able to be together this year celebrating. Setting "Sugar's" release date for midnight on the east coast and 9pm on the west coast is our way of being together with our DYC family across the nation. It may seem silly, but it means something to us and hopefully them too."

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Jacko Hooper – Muttered Words (Official Lyric Video)

“Jacko Hooper tells us: Love never ages. It warms and keeps the fire in the oven. Composition muttered Words – soothes us with the warmth of Indie Folk and the flow of vital energy.”

“Любовь никогда не бывает слишком старой, – говорит нам Jacko Hooper. Она согревает и сохраняет огонь в печи. Композиция Muttered Words – успокаивает нас теплотой Indie Folk и потоком жизненной энергии.”

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This is the final single release from Jacko Hooper this year, following new releases every other month of the year.

Tracks have seen radio airplay on BBC Introducing and KCRW and have been successfully playlisted by a host of premium independent curators.

The track is bittersweet, melancholic and speaks of needing to leave a relationship or situation for the greater good having exhausted all other options. It’s time to move on but the journey is going to be difficult for everyone involved.

Recent tour history includes; James Bay, Chet Faker, James Blunt, Michael Kiwanuka, Passenger, Freya Ridings, SOAK, Foxes, Amber Run, Russian Red, Rachel Sermanni, Natalie Prass, Luke Sital Singh and many, many more.

Jacko also runs Brighton’s premiere folk promotions company and boutique record label, Folklore Sessions which has hosted over 200 acts at their monthly showcases since 2014 as well as hundreds of other shows across the south of England, working with artists such as Bess Atwell, George Ogilvie, Passenger, Phil Cook, Martha Gunn, The Xcerts, Kudu Blue, Sam Brookes, Chloe Foy, Katherine Priddy and many, many more.

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Press Quotes:

‘Something quite darkly beautiful…’
– Clash

‘Sentimental, wistful and touching, Jacko Hooper is a one-man songwriting machine with a painfully beautiful voice that is bound to move even those with the coldest hearts.’
– Another Lazy Sunday Promotions

‘One of our favourite singer-songwriters this year. With a dedicated army of followers around the world and a voice recalling the late Jeff Buckley, we predict huge things for next year…’
– Source Magazine

“Jacko Hooper is without doubt one of the best artist to feature on Balcony TV to date, his live performance is gripping and intense and his songs stay with you long after the show, catchy melodies and clever chord structures, he is one to watch in 2014…”
– BalconyTV

‘His first title had the audience stunned into silence. It was indescribable. The awe was overwhelming simply because I cannot stress enough how beautifully Hooper played.’
– Albatrossaudio.co.uk

Reptile Room – Shadows (visual) (Video)

“Electro Pop trio Reptile Room have released their new single – Shadows. The combination of a catchy timbre and languid, leading vocals creates an amazing visualization in the minds of listeners.”

“Electro Pop трио Reptile Room выпустили свой новый сингл – Shadows. Сочетание запоминающегося тембра и томного, лидирующего вокала рисует в сознании слушателей удивительную визуализацию.”

-Nagamag.com

We are in a time when everything is uncertain, and that uncertainty can be felt by every human on earth. The way things “use to be” are far behind us, and there is no telling what the future will bring. This environment has made for the perfect storm of inspiration for many artists, including Reptile Room. In their newest single, “Shadows”, the group laments about the not so subtle changes in their emotional climate. Questioning everything and sure about almost nothing, the track speaks directly to how we cope with changes we didn’t ask for, and circumstances we don’t know how to navigate. “We miss our family, friends, familiarity, but all anyone can do is take this new version of life, one day at a time, and make the best of it. All the world has been brought to the forefront of consciousness, and we are unable to continue running from thoughts or things that we could easily avoid before this shift occurred. Now we are all stuck in a new realm where if we don’t level up and rise above, we will continue to suffer.” The trio discusses the reality of past actions leading us slowly in our present, almost without our knowing until it’s too late. “We have to face the music…and this is what it sounds like.” The chorus really says it all – no matter what path you’ve taken till now, we are all in the same boat together. “This is how we live now. This is how it feels now.” The only question that remains is, are you happy?”

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Reptile Room is an electro-pop trio formed in Atlanta in 2017 by Bill Zimmerman and brother and sister Sean and Sami Michelsen. Their first few independent releases gained local support in Creative Loafing’s “25 Atlanta Summer Jams” and Live Nation’s “Atlanta Culture Award” along with sync placements with MTV, E!, BET, and Red Bull.

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In 2019, RR released their debut album ‘Jade’ on Om Records and gained support and premieres from Consequence of Sound, Uproxx, Atwood Magazine, New Noise Magazine, glamglare, Medium Magazine, and beyond. Tracks from Jade have been added to official tastemaker playlists on Amazon Music, Google Play, and YouTube Music and featured by prominent DJ Kaskade on his Kaskade Konnect playlist on Spotify.

Following the album, RR joined forces with Spinnin’ Records / Maxximize Records for a collaboration with producer/DJ ASCO. The collaboration, ‘We Come Alive,’ gathered quick streaming momentum and has been played by DJs such as Tiesto, Afrojack, Nicky Romero, and others.

The three members still do all creative work collectively, be it writing, recording and mixing, or editing photos, shooting videos and designing art. Reptile Room is currently hard at work on new projects and looks forward to seeing you on a future tour.

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Gelato (Lyric video) – Flavia Abadía x Mora x Medy Landia (Video)

“A light Pop creation with the sweet taste of …Gelato! Pictures and memories from Summer vacations appear in your mind while listening to this cool masterpiece.”

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Gelato is a happy, energetic, danceable song with flavours derived from moombahton, reggaeton, dancehall and R&B creating a world pop sound.

Flavia Abadía is Colombian, French-Canadian artist and international DJ, she teamed up with half Dominican, half French-Canadian platinum producer Medylandia who’s credits include Alx Veliz’s “Dancing Kizomba”, along with Cambodian/ Canadian R&B singer Mora.

Inspired by Flavia’s travels to Barcelona to DJ and her obsession with Gelato there, the song Gelato was born!

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