Allie X – “Bitch”
While there’s a little less shine on “Bitch” than on Allie X’s previous offerings, she’s still blazing a pretty spectacular path of pop heading into the summer months.
Amen Dunes – “Lilac in Hand”
Although Amen Dunes dropped their third album, Love, a week or two back, float-y first single “Lilac in Hand” is still lingering in our ears and on our playlist.
BEA – “Breadwinner”
Little is known of BEA besides the fact that she’s from Amsterdam and she released a killer, haunting single in “Breadwinner.” We’ll let the facts speak for themselves, for now.
Boeoes Kaelstigen – “Be the Lights”
Sheltered duo Boeoes Kaelstigen is another uncommunicative act from overseas. On their shimmering “Be the Lights,” vocalist Name the Pet steps in and morphs their sunshine sentiment into words.
Earl Sweatshirt – “Chum (Left Brain Remix)”
Left Brain’s spin on Earl’s “Chum,” makes me feel nostalgic about at Odd Future’s odd past.
GGOOLLDD – “GOLD”
GGOOLLDD is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin—and with “GOLD” in check, they’re set to take the Midwest by storm this SSUMMEERR.
Girl Talk & Freeway ft. A$AP Ferg – “Suicide (Remix)”
Gregg Gillis is a mastermind when it comes to mash-ups, and this “Suicide” remix proves he’s not too shabby at the remix game, either.
It Looks Sad. – “Radical”
With “Radical,” It Looks Sad. bring us the sad-sacked summer-song we’ve been waiting all spring to hear.
PAWS – “Tongues”
PAWS latest record is entitled Youth Culture Forever, and “Tongues” does indeed feel both youthful and timeless.
Rome Fortune – “One Time For (Prod. Four Tet)”
Rome Fortune is a rapper from Atlanta who’s likely to get some well-earned coverage with “One Time For,” which was produced by Four Tet.
Sylvan Esso – “Coffee”
“Coffee” is a simple yet addictive track from Sylvan Esso, an electronic duo composed of two musicians better known for their work in folk rock than bass drops.
Tobacco – “Eruption (Gonna Get My Hair Cut at the End of the Summer)”
It’s gonna be a long, sweaty summer.