Every week, we’re sent dozens if not hundreds of promotional emails from agents, PR firms, and hopeful artists containing the latest releases from around the world. From the biggest superstars to the ambitious self-starters we comb through it all to highlight to you what we’ve been digging, the tunes that caught our eye, and the recommended selections that make the notifications worth it. This is New Music From The Inbox!
Artist: Yung Gravy & Dillon Francis
Song: “Hot Tub” feat. T-Pain
Album/EP: Cake and Cognac
That keyboard hook is just too good to pass up – it grabs you from the beginning and takes you on the jubilant, catchy, silly, and maybe even a little steamy ride that is “Hot Tub” by Yung Gravy & Dillon Francis. It might currently be the dead of winter but this is a bonafide summer jam, complete with dance-mandatory beats and auto-tuned bars from T-Pain.
Artist: Sitting On Stacy
Song: “This Summer’s Day”
It shouldn’t be any surprise based on its title that “This Summer’s Day” is a shimmering, bright-and-sunny-day kind of song from SoCal’s Sitting On Stacy. Crystalline lead guitar with charmingly warbling rhythmic accompaniment, splashing drums and tambourine, and a tight vocal refrain that embeds straight in your brain make for an irresistibly warm and catchy little rock ‘n roll ditty.
Artist: Lofi Legs
Song: “Thinking of You”
Album/EP: Leg Day
The Fab Four’s influence is clear on Lofi Legs’ “Thinking of You” – simple and bright harmonies, sitar-like melodic guitar tones, and a charming embrace of poppy old-school rock make themselves known throughout. Some no-frills production and tight songwriting also help bring this wonderful little bop to life.
Artist: The Royal Foundry
Song: “Hello Dreamer Baby”
Swelling and building pop that consistently adds layers of exuberant and expressive instrumentals and effects, “Hello Dreamer Baby” certainly nails the dreamy aspect. Triumphant vocals that burst through a layer of entrancing chorals are supported by an eclectic collection of soaring guitars, drums, and synths in a sensitive and beautiful package. If you’re in need of a motivational soundtrack, look no further.
Song: “So Far”
Mesmerizing house that takes the listener on a bit of a spaced-out energetic journey, “So Far” is a prime offering from producer dEVOLVE. Convergent piano chords and shifting affected vocals take centre stage in this club-ready single.