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you’re just a hideaway, you’re just a feeling

Originally a member of the Navy reserves in Alberta Canada, musician Kiesza focused her passion on becoming a dancer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. By the gift of a scholarship, Kiesza attended Berklee School of Music in Boston to polish up her original style of folk singing. In 2010 she moved to the always inspiring New York […]

Lapsley :: Falling Short

XL Recordings, home to the xx and Adele, recently signed eighteen year old Holly Fletcher A.K.A. Låpsley. She has been featured here on musicisart in the past as a favorite because the true intimacy of her songwriting showcases a woman wise beyond her years.  Her debut upcoming Understudy EP is set for release on January 5th […]

Leon Bridges :: Coming Home

Sometimes a song stays with you until its all you want to listen to. In the case of the smooth r&b tones of Leon Bridges, his voice is so instantly warm and addictive that it will bring you back to the days of soul legends like Sam Cooke. Recommended by the great Gorilla Vs Bear […]

Bonobo :: Flashlight

“Flashlight” is the first track on Bonobo’s forthcoming 3 song EP of the same name, scheduled to be released December 1st via Ninja Tune. The warm and organic track may seem familiar to those who enjoyed Bonobo’s recent Boiler Room DJ Set as a sample of it was shared. Bonus: Shazam users may download the mp3 […]

Between Friends Mixtape

+++ Flying Lotus – between friends instrumental/// thunder cat version +++ Maribou State – Hollow Grove Feat. Nubiya Brandon +++ Drake Ft. Jhené Aiko – From Time (Atu & Sango Edit) +++ KR$CHN – Kylie 2.0 +++ Joy – Captured +++ Alina Baraz & Galimatias – Fantasy +++ Oscar Key Sung – All I Could […]

Mura Masa :: Soundtrack To A Death

Young UK producer Alex Crossan AKA Mura Masa will be releasing his forthcoming mixtape “Soundtrack to a Death” on November 17th. Made of futuristic beats and created to please those who prefer bass heavy music, Mura Masa experiments within the likes of Asian influences, taking the sounds of flutes, chimes, swift piano keys, saxophones, digital […]

BANKS :: Goddess :: Live Boston Review

LA Songstress Jillian BANKS has dominated the music blog scene for the last two years quickly rising to be considered an artist to watch. Her inspirational background is an open story that revolves around her own depression that started in her teenage years surrounding her parents divorce. Struggling throughout those years, BANKS grew a fascination for and […]

Schoolboy Q & Kendrick Lamar – Blessed (Nightizm Remix)

Toronto producer Nightizm released a chilled out remix of hip hop’s Schoolboy Q and Kendrick Lamar’s intensely emotional song “Blessed”. Schoolboy Q & Kendrick Lamar – Blessed (Nightizm Remix)

Lapalux :: Movement I, II & III

UK based producer Lapalux AKA Stuart Howard has shared a new and epic seven minute track MOVEMENT I, II & III.  Lapalux is apart of the electronic and instrumental hip hop label Brainfeeder, which was founded by the Flying Lotus. The new single is in celebration of his upcoming European tour dates this fall. Lapalux describes the song: “This is a piece that moves […]

Flight Facilities :: Down To Earth

Australian production duo Hugo Gruzman and James Lyell of Flight Facilities will be releasing their debut album, Down To Earth, on 27th October via Future Classic and Glassnote Records.  Flight Facilities will also be embarking on a world tour including U.S. dates in LA and NYC. The first single from the record features the sensual vocals of Emma […]

Ten Walls :: Mario Basanov

Electronic music artist Ten Walls is the creative alter ego of Lithuanian producer Marijus Adomaitis aka Mario Basanov. His dark side project began in 2013 with two small EPS, Requiem, and Gotham, which took over after hours parties in Europe and garnered appreciation from all sides of the house music persuasion. By pushing genre boundaries, Ten Walls […]

Stay High

It all started with this… Tove Lo – Habits (Stay High) +++ Which got remixed into this… Tove Lo – ‘Stay High/Habits’ (Hippie Sabotage remix) +++ And then became this… Keys N Krates – All the Time (Tove Lo Flip) +++ Hippie Sabotage – Stay High (AZXV Remix) +++ Tove lo – High all the […]


Vermont’s P A T H reworks Jacuzzi’s song “Curtain Call” into a melancholy euphoria by adding layers of dreamy arrangements and a bass groove that is sure to keep you addicted. Free download here [Artwork by Kazuki Takamatsu]

Habits Of My Heart

There’s always something alluring when a musician reworks another artist’s song, and turns it into their own creations. In this post, the chosen sample is the beautiful piano melody from Sufjan Stevens Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois. Listen below to artists’ Jaymes Young, and Made In Heights reworkings. +++ From Jaymes Young’s debut […]

How to Run Away

Slow Magic is self-described as “music made by your imaginary best friend.” Not many people know the man’s name behind his colorful mask but as soon as this mastermind gives an impression of the electronic layers of handcrafted samples, jazz-inspired piano, old school synths, and smooth percussion, his alias, Slow Magic, seems perfectly fitting. His […]

Sia – Chandelier (Piano Version)

  Songstress Sia‘s single “Chandelier” strips down to the bare simplicity of a piano along with her cascading vocals. The intensity of this version allows the vulnerability of Sia’s lyrics to shine through. Guaranteed to give you chills. Sia – Chandelier (Piano Version) +++ I’m gonna live like tomorrow doesn’t exist Like it doesn’t exist…

The Antlers :: Familiars

Sometimes the greatest moments of listening to music in the car revolve around songs that you haven’t experienced yet. The other day while listening to blog radio over at SiriusXM, Brooklyn’s The Antlers’ single “Hotel” from their new fifth album Familiars was played. While driving through backroads of emerald green trees, the darkened accompaniment of […]

björk secrets.

+++ Bjork – So Broken The way her voice trembles at the end… it’s painfully beautiful. +++ Plaid feat. Bjork – Lilith This song feels like a maze that entrances with each electronic direction it brings you. +++ Björk : All is Full of Love (Plaid Mix) Love when these two collaborate together.. one of my […]

When A Fire Starts To Burn

When a fire starts to burn, right, and it starts to spread She gonna bring that attitude home :: Original :: Disclosure – When A Fire Starts To Burn +++ :: Remixes :: Disclosure – When A Fire Starts To Burn (Steezmonks’ Remix) Disclosure – When a Fire Starts to Burn (C2C Remix) +++ Artwork: […]

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