thayer serrano, “i will never be used to your beauty”

thayer serrano, “i will never be used to your beauty”

Southern-psych artist Thayer Serrano has been weaving unique soundscapes into intricate and beautiful art for quite some time now. The release of newest single “I Will Never Be Used to Your Beauty” is no exception. Ominous undertones open the track, with Serrano’s dusky, raspy vocals adding an additional layer of darkness to it all. The sonic layout of the song makes it perfect for the witching month! Bask in the delicate glow of it all below, then add it to all of your Halloween playlists!

be the bear + goldhouse, “ruler”

be the bear + goldhouse, “ruler”

Swedish art pop songwriter and producer Be The Bear – otherwise known as Christine Wehage – released her new single with GOLDHOUSE on Friday titled “Ruler”. Having hit the scene with an incredible array of remixes, it’s fun to see what she and GOLDHOUSE have accomplished together. With a luscious, earthy backdrop, the vocals take a slight island vibe that entices you to move to the beat. It’s definitely an elevated dance mix that will have you swaying in the autumn air!

Keep up with Be The Bear here.

balcony, “you’re so cool”

balcony, “you’re so cool”

We’ve been sifting through new music, trying to find a smooth, mid-tempo jam that puts us in a good mood. So lucky us, to have stumbled upon Balcony‘s new track “You’re So Cool”. Featuring the additional vocal stylings of Liv Dawson in addition to the talent of the band (comprised of Jamie Ward, Jack Bennett, David Royce, and Johno Donnachie), the track is invigorating in a puppy love kind of way, the instrumentals produced to perfection, winding this track somewhere between a slow jam and a dance track. Regardless, we’re looking forward to more from Balcony, and perhaps another collaboration in the future if we’re lucky enough?

Keep up with Balcony here.

michelle lewis, “how”

michelle lewis, “how”

Los Angeles-based folk singer/songwriter Michelle Lewis might be revving up to release her full length All That’s Left on October 19th, but while we’re waiting around for that big day (2 more weeks!), we’ve got the exclusive premiere of her new track “How” to share with you. A slowly layering song, gorgeous piano operates as the spine to it all, branches of sound coming off of it and blending in with Lewis’ celestial sounding, twang-tinged vocals. A delicate reaction to a very introspective question, Michelle Lewis takes us on a journey with “How” that will leave us questioning our own paths in life as well.

Explains Lewis of the track, “‘How ended up being one of my favorite tracks on the album. Vocally, it’s a different kind of song than I’ve done before. I had written it on electric guitar, but knew I wanted piano to be the lead instrument. I’m really happy about how it all came together in the recording.”

Keep up with Michelle Lewis here and at michellelewismusic.com.

slenderbodies, “the one”

slenderbodies, “the one”

Los Angeles-based indie pop duo slenderbodies keeps stocking us with amazing new tracks to enjoy, this time with new single “The One”. Slow, textured guitar chords own the soundscape as instrumentals and light as a feather vocals intricately layer over it. It’s one of our favorites of the season so far, make it yours too!

Keep up with slenderbodies here.

rich hope, “5 cents a dance”

rich hope, “5 cents a dance”

Vancouver, BC-based rock musician Rich Hope – who is joined by Adrian Mack on drums – releases his new track “5 Cents a Dance” today, and we’re streaming it for your eager ears. Whirring guitar and intense percussion lead you into a soundscape that sets its listener into party mode. This song is hard-hitting and raw, sticking with you far after the track stops playing. Hope’s energy-inducing sound is so fast that you might have issues keeping up, though perhaps that’s the biggest thing we need on this gorgeous Tuesday.

Get your exclusive first listen to “5 Cents a Dance” below.

Keep up with Rich Hope here.