Lighting up New Zealand with disco funk and deep house, electronic producer La Felix delivers his first release of the year, “Drama” featuring female vocalist KOLE. Outlined with optimism, this bouncy single is easy to embrace with its palpable energy. Textured with funk and future bass, “Drama” is a plentiful single, carefully layered with vibrantly colored sounds. La Felix and KOLE boast a fantastic sense of synchronicity breathing life into each others artistic strengths, making “Drama” an easy listen from its inception. Let your hair down and glow with La Felix. Listen to “Drama” on your preferred streaming platform here.
Beat your Tuesday blues with ALIGN, the fast-rising star out of Chicago. The thought-provoking producer just released his first single of 2019, “Play It Cool” featuring Sarah De Warren. ALIGN’s latest joint chronicles the thoughts of a romantic encounter, reminding us that sometimes, it’s best to just “Play It Cool,” even when our hearts swell with butterflies. Bouncy production and feminine vocals collide in this track, breathing a new life into indie electronic. Get lost with ALIGN and Sarah De Warren.
Disclaimer: ALIGN is promoted by Beautiful Buzzz writer Alli Lindsey
Happy New Year! We’ve been away for a few weeks celebrating the holidays and causing havoc on NYE - but now it’s time to settle down and get back to the fresh jam grind! So much to look forward to in 2019 and I’m kicking things off with something super duper new! Heroless is a yung producer who’s been quietly showing up with cool remixes that crush. He’s that artist you hear and your like, I love this remix so much, who is this again? I have a feeling we are going to see a big move from Heroless this year, making him a house hold name on mixes and festival plays. His bouncy remix of “Top Shelf” by Whethan is delicious, you can grab a free download HERE!
Newcomer Eylia is making some massive waves with her collaborative debut EP “The Missing Scent”. Aided by fellow producer Majeur Mineur, the 7-track work is absolutely exquisite as it blends R&B with a pop-electronic sound that serves as the backdrop of the EP.
The track that particularly caught our attention was “Aura”, a soothing piece that can put anyone’s stresses or worries at ease. Eylia is truly a knockout, setting herself apart from others through a powerful and striking vocal performance, that is driven by emotive lyrics and a soulful melody. Considering such outstanding talent as hers, one can only imagine how quickly the up and coming artist will be packing stadiums.
Intoxicating like a cabernet by a warm winter fire, Benji Lewis’ latest release is a river of emotions and intellect. “Ride” is a blanket of feelings, a swim through a vast stream of intoxicating sounds, an effervescent plane of both pleasure and pain. His moving take on alternative resonance is sincere, possessive, moving. Almost impossible to articulate, Benji Lewis blends his medicinal vocal powers with Lincoln Jesser’s feathery production. An indescribable truth radiates from “Ride,” slowing the world around you, awakening your truest self. Lose yourself in this hazy labyrinth defined only by Benji Lewis.
In a matter of months, Mickey Kojak has made quite a name for himself. After the well-received unveiling of his Daft Punk “Something About Us” cover, a world-wide fan base accumulated, quickly submerging listeners into his self-made, colorful world of disco-house. His latest release “Bones” is a genreless melting pot of digitized funk and complex cadences. Mickey’s textured, cheeky vocals echo, as each transition is drawn out with a poised seduction. Psychedelic to boot, “Bones” fits in gorgeously with his previously released gems. Still relatively new to the music scene, this Aussie character is a refreshing muse in an often often over-saturated industry. Stay spunky, Mickey, we’re listening.
Bringing the sounds of the summer to the holiday season, Vienna-based duo PALASTIC brings electro-pop to life with their latest unveiling, “Goldmine.” Amassing a stunning 16 million streams across their discography since their 2016 debut, PALASTIC is quickly becoming a preferred ensemble in the pop atmosphere. “Goldmine” kicks off with a syrupy, salsa-esque melody. A cool breezy air rises as the production ascends into a bouncy, optimistic plane of digitalism. Subtly chopped and tropical to boot, PALASTIC is sunshine and saltwater with “Goldmine.” Tune in with us.
“We love this track! Written in the first sunny days of spring surrounded by good vibes, the mood easily translated into this upbeat, contagious song” -PALASTIC
Hailing from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania three-piece ensemble Exmag returns with a swift swagger via their 2-track EP “Glimpses of a Vision.” The electro-funk outfit blends live instrumentation with contemporary disco, breathing life into the revolutionary genre. The EPs first single, “Amável” is a chamber of vibrancy, radiating sensual grooves that are both alluring and invigorating. A formidable horn section works as an anchor for sexy, lush synths to flow with ease. This palpable, funky joint is carefully layered, textured with a jazzy resonance. This immersive lead single lays the foundation for the second track, “In This” featuring rising rapper Ehiorobo. Both tracks are an audible parallel to the EPs artwork- bold, abstract, and inspiring. Ease yourself into the wonderful world of Exmag with “Amável” and lean into the brief, yet enthralling offering that is “Glimpses of a Vision.”
Beautiful Buzzz favorite Alex Lustig returns boasting his signature charm with his latest single “Love Like Us.” A driving force as a producer behind the scenes for Freddie Gibbs and Young Thug, Lustig’s solo career is an esoteric take on indie-electronic. His feathery production, ethereal transitions, and crisp vocal features are the pillars that define his stunning catalog of sounds. “Love Like Us” carefully balances easy cadences and hip-hop-esque chops, creating a tonal divergence that doubles as synchronicity. Alex Lustig, we’re listening.