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iiiConic - Upgrade

Sounds like: Manu Crooks, B Wise, Travy P Song: iiiConic - Upgrade What's so good? The Australian hip-hop scene is on the rise and one artist set to break out this year is 18-year-old iiiConic. The Ghana-born Brisbane-raised MC takes influence from modern hip-hop sounds with latest single "Upgrade" a fantastic example of his talent. Show More Summary

Pool Boy - Deluxe Oceanview

Sounds like: Cyril Hann, Seb Wildblood, Mark Barrot, A Vision of Panorama Song: Pool Boy - Deluxe Oceanview What's so good? Who is Pool Boy?  Apparently "Deluxe Oceanview" was created in, and inspired by, a coastal Vancouver view, but...Show More Summary

Nick Grant - The Sing Along (Ft. Ricco Barrino)

Sounds like: Nas, Outkast, Saba What's so good? Flow, delivery and lyricism. Meet Nick Grant, an emerging artist from South Carolina. Sounding like a southern Nas-incarnate, Grant makes spitting over this Organized Noize produced track--...Show More Summary

Kailee Morgue - Unfortunate Soul

Sounds like: Lorde, Carly Rae Jepson, Halsey Song: Kailee Morgue - Unfortunate Soul What's so good? After wowing music lovers with catchy debut single "Medusa" and follow-up release "Discovery," rising pop star Kailee Morgue has dropped...Show More Summary

Sunday Night Chill: Government Shutdown

What's so good? Well, the US government has officially shutdown...thankfully music on the Internet has not. So what better way to spend your Sunday evening than with a pundit and politics free playlist guaranteed not not make you feel stressed out. Enjoy! Photo Credit: Wikileaks Mobile Information 1. Show More Summary

The Weekly Rap #3

What's so good? This week's edition of The Weekly Rap features a diverse mix of talent headlined by one of my current modern day favorite MC's, Dave East. His latest project P2 is another must hear effort and solidifies him as one of New York's best. Show More Summary

The Rise of Fake Spotify Playlists

What's so good? Summary Spotify is hot right now. So hot that fake playlisters are making a business out of selling "placement" on their "playlists." I've fallen for the trap and some of these playlisters have managed to get onto SubmitHub. I...Show More Summary

Steven Bamidele - Things Could Be Better

Sounds like: Ben Stevenson, Cosmo Pyke Song: Steven Bamidele - Things Could Be Better What's so good? I'm going to disagree with Steven, if things were any better than they are right now, they could then still be better after that, and when does this cycle stop? We'd surely find ourselves in a perpetual upward cycle. No one is complaining. Show More Summary

Christian Besa Wright - Window

Sounds like: Mons Vi, Still Woozy, Jakob Ogawa Song: Christian Besa Wright - Window What's so good? Christian says "Hi" to you from Hawaii. That's where Lilo & Stitch live. It's also home to the worlds largest Pineapple farm, Spongebob...Show More Summary

Henry Green - Another Light

Sounds like: Fractures, Fjord, Young Galaxy Song: Henry Green - Another Light What's so good? Henry Green is a young lad from Bristol that first caught my attention with his amazing rendition of MGMT's "Electric Feel." Green has caught...Show More Summary

DYLYN - Wolf

Sounds like: La Roux, Little Boots, Robyn Song: DYLYN - Wolf What's so good? Toronto rising star DYLYN has shared her first release of 2018 in the form of the pulsating synth-pop party starter "Wolf." Channeling '80s electronica, "Wolf" is a bold pop song from the artist known as Gwendolyn Lewis. Show More Summary

Hinds - New For You

Sounds like: Honeyblood, Alvvays, Best Coast What's so good? Spanish quartet Hinds have announced the release of their sophomore album I Don't Run and shared the video for first single "New For You."  The track is everything you'd expect from a Hinds song. Show More Summary

SG Lewis - Aura (Ft. J Warner)

Sounds like: Dornik, FKJ, Anderson.Paak What's so good? This review is dedicated to a dear friend of mine named Murray. He's moving overseas. So, any Indie Shuffle readers living in South East Asia, be on look out for a guy in a speedo...Show More Summary

Cale Hawkins - Deep Dream

Sounds like: Absofacto, Patrick Watson, Dan Croll Song: Cale Hawkins - Deep Dream What's so good? New York-based Cale Hawkins is releasing a song every two months, and so far he's managed to convince our team to pick up on them for three consecutive singles. Show More Summary

Shallou - Begin (Ft. Wales)

Sounds like: Bonobo, Roosevelt, Tycho Song: Shallou - Begin (Ft. Wales) What's so good? Say hello to your new favorite find. I’m honored to help [re]introduce you to Joe Boston, better know as shallou. Currently based out of Chicago,...Show More Summary

WALKER & ROYCE - Reaching (Ft. Sue-Yenn)

Sounds like: Booka Shade, Amtrac, Double Zebra Song: WALKER & ROYCE - Reaching (Ft. Sue-Yenn) What's so good? Feels like spring has come early with this jam from Walker & Royce entitled, "Reaching." Featuring vocals from Sue-Yenn,...Show More Summary

Fern - Absentee

Sounds like: Lykke Li, Banks, Spiritualized Song: Fern - Absentee What's so good? Upon first listen, Fern's "Absentee" sounds like wind chimes and falling drumsticks in the middle of a tunnel being pelted by rain. What could easily be...Show More Summary

Yumi Zouma - Depths (Pt. 1)

Sounds like: Postiljonen, Superhumanoids, TOPS What's so good? On Saturday night, I braved Texas’ unseasonably cold weather for a chance to see New Zealand’s Yumi Zouma for the first time. While the quintet of Kiwis is no stranger to...Show More Summary

Is Anybody In The Mood For: French House?

What's so good? Not only do they have the Eiffel Tower, Antoine Griezmann, and Ratatoullie, but as a nation the French seem to make rather enjoyable house music. Bar that we're leaving out very valuable more club focused tracks whose pioneers include Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter and the ever-brilliant Mr. Show More Summary

Sin Tiempo - Runaways

Sounds like: LCD Soundsystem, Polo & Pan Song: Sin Tiempo - Runaways What's so good? Busy making a French House playlist, and while I'm not sure if this constitutes as something that would make it directly into that genre, I felt the...Show More Summary

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