1.”Murphy’s Law” – Roisin Murphy
“Murphy’s Law” is a groovy Disco sensation that will make you boogie on the spot! It echoes the era of 70s Disco glam with vivacious rhythms, swanky basslines and bouncy beats. Roisin Murphy’s sultry, full-bodied vocals energize the track with the flavor of Annie Lennox meets Donna Summer. This track is perfect for a case of Saturday night fever!
2. “Your Love is to Blame” – Don Bryant
Don Bryant embodies the roots of Rhythm & Blues on his new release “Your Love is to Blame.” The Tennessee native holds nothing back on this heartfelt ode to his wife of 46 years, demonstrating the passion and excitement that still exists between them. The track is masterfully composed with vigorous electric guitar riffs, smooth brass accompaniment and soulful backup singers giving the track a heightened level of energy. It’s a time-honored classic full of spirit, vitality and swag!
3. “Funkds (Life’s a Beach) – Marky Lavender, Sophia Bel & Brighid Rose
From the first few guitar chords, one would think this track would play out into an indie beach melody. However, the listener is quickly pushed off course with booming bass rhythms that ignite the tempo and kindle a fire dance track. Marky Lavender’s deep vocals offer the track a sensual flavor with Sophia Bel and Brighid Rose’s harmonies adding a refreshing lightness. With nice weather on the horizon, this will surely feature on the soundtrack of patio season!
4. “Are You Feeling Sad?” – Little Dragon & Kali Uchis
Are we feeling sad? Definitely not after hearing this unreal collaboration! The Electronic group Little Dragon pairs with R&B icon Kali Uchis to fuse the best of both worlds. It’s magnetic mixing of electronic synths and up-tempo beats are met with Uchis’ sweltering chants of stress free living. It will leave you oozing with confidence and dancing your problems away!
5. “Colder & Closer” – TOPS
This is TOPS second time being featured in New Music Monday and the excitement continues to grow around their upcoming album! “Colder & Closer” is a light and airy Indie Pop hit that will have you drifting into the week with a dream-like sensibility. It calls forth the virtues of being young, looking for love and being impassioned by the way of the world. It’s the kind of music that brings you back to those nights beneath the stars, feeling an sense of endless wonder.
Check out all of this week’s Top Picks plus more single track releases!