We are back with some new releases for our Sunday Funday Roundup. Check out the tracks and reviews below!
KYTES | “Hula-Hoop”
KYTES sold out European tour, more than 60 million streams, more than 30 million plays on Tiktok and a #1 chart position on Hype Machine is testament to the undeniable talent of Michael Spieler, Timothy Lush, Kerim Öke and Thomas Sedlacek. The band continues to captivate with a clutch of new releases and a series of shows across Germany, Austria & Switzerland starting this summer in August 2022. KYTES recently released Hula-Hoop. This is such a powerful track. The energy is off the charts and really shows off their creative process. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Can’t Help Myself | “Arachnophobia”
Can’t Help Myself just released a new track, “Arachnophobia.” This is such a cool track. The vibe is heavy but also calming at the same time. This track puts the vocals at the forefront and lets them soar throughout. Definitely a stronger one this week. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Inbal Paz | “Fine Line”
Inbal Paz just released a new track, “Fine Line.” This is a really cool track as well. The backing track/instrumentals are compelling and pair well with her vocals. She has such a beautiful voice, so it is refreshing to hear it at the forefront of the track. Don’t forget to add this one to your playlists.
tiLLie | “reaLitie biTes”
tiLLie has toured with Machine Gun Kelley, The Marías, Soccer Mommy, and played Vans Warped tour.” She just released a new track, “reaLitie biTes.” It is such an energetic track. Seriously, this track is impressive. It has everything from hardcore instrumentals to intense vocals. One of my favorites this week. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
ari hicks | “Midas”
ari hicks has firmly proved herself as a top artist to watch this year. Reigning as a Live Nation’s “Ones to Watch 2022” with nearly 200k TikTok followers and earning acclaim from the likes of Wonderland, Vogue, Alt Press and many more. She further has over 7 million streams across platforms and her music has received acclaimed from popular Spotify playlists including New Music Friday, Pop Rising and SALT among others. “Midas” is an enthralling musical cautionary tale. ari’s distinctive otherworldly vocals ebb and flow into seductive melodies, enticing listeners at every note. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Talia Roux | “Long Gone Friend”
Talia Roux is a singer-songwriter based in London originally from Lausanne, Switzerland. She has sang for as long as she can remember and took singing lessons from as early as 10 years old, then at 14 she started writing songs and taught herself how to play keyboards. She just released a new track, “Long Gone Friend.” The new track is really well done. The instrumentals are intense and go well with her vocals. She has such a rare tone that can’t be taught. One of my favorites this week. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
What So Not | “Mercy (2022 Edit) ft MØ”
What So Not just released, “Mercy (2022 Edit) ft MØ. This track bubbles with infectious melodies, euphoric instrumentation and increasingly stomping beats as it builds towards an intense drop. The vocals are on point. They are intense and go well with the intense instrumentals. All in all, it is a beautiful track that deserves to be added to your playlists. Check it out.
Jessica Carter Altman | “For You Remix”
Jessica Carter Altman just released a new track, “For You Remix.” What a beautiful track. With this type of song and instrumentation, it pretty much puts her voice at the forefront of the song where it belongs. She has a beautiful voice that almost demands your attention. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Harriet Nauer | “The Valley”
Harriet Nauer just released a new track, “The Valley.” This song is definitely a vibe. It reminds me of Florence & The Machine, which is a huge compliment. It is very theatrical and tells a story, just through her voice. What an impressive vocal performance too. One of my favorite tracks that I have reviewed recently. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
M.I.L.K. | “Killing Me”
Danish artist M.I.L.K makes juxtaposes breezy indie-pop fuse with jazz, hip-hop and other touches). On new single he explores long distance love as a touring artist. “Killing Me,” is a really cool track. The melodies are infectious. The instrumentals have a retro aspect which is missing from music nowadays. He has such a powerful and unique voice, that it almost demands your attention. Such a cool track. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
VAMERO, Arem Ozguc and Arman Aydin just released a new single, “Open Up.” All I can say is WOW. This is an intense track. Not only is it energetic, but also focuses a a lot on the vocals too, which is smart. “Open Up,” will make you get up and move to get ready to conquer the day. This could easily be at the top of the charts tomorrow. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Alexander Stewart | “Back to You”
Alexander Stewart just released a new track, “Back to You.” I absolutely love his voice. He has one of those voices that could sing any song and make it sound great. The instrumentals and the writing are great on their own but when you put his voice in it, you know you have something special. Such a great performance that deserves to be added to your playlists.
I Used to Be Sam | “Forgiveness”
After taking an Ancestry DNA test, I Used To Be Sam learned that before being adopted, she used to be named Samantha. After attempts to reconnect with her birth mother were met by re-rejection, I Used To Be Sam recounted this experience to a producer on a writing trip in Berlin. And from that moment, I Used To Be Sam was born. This is a beautiful performance. The atmospheric sound pairs really well with her vocals. One of the best vocal performances that I have heard. Definitely a standout this week. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Spoke | “Anytime”
Spoke Began his career in 1992, during the explosion of electronic music DJing in his own crazy after-hours in the woods. His tracks and remixes appeared on many labels such as: Warner Music, ID&T, Kontor… After 13 years of silence, he’s back with a with a more solar sound and a chosen vocal direction that does not lose any of his DJ roots. What an energetic performance. The production is top notch. The way that it focuses on the vocals but also keeps up the energy is admirable. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
GAYLE and blackbear just rele
ased a new track, “fmk.” This is another catchy single by the “abcdefu” hitmaker. She has a way of hooking you into the song and never letting you go. Pair that with the energy of blackbear, and you have a winning team. You will have this one on repeat for a very long time. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
YAZ | “Overgrown”
YAZ just released a new track, “Overgown.” The track is really energetic. The melodies are infectious and go well with her voice. She has such a cool voice that cuts through and shines throughout the track. Also, the production is on point. All in all, it is a solid song that is going to be lighting up the radio airwaves. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Zach King | “What’s on your Mind?”
Zach King recently released a new track, “What’s on your Mind.” With over 128,000 streams since release, it has already gained a lot of traction. The new single is super energetic. The instrumentals are great and push his vocals to the forefront of the song. He has such a good voice. It is cool when an artist can show off their vocals, all while keeping up the energy of the song. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
daddi | “Laced”
The new track by daddi was released a few days ago, and what a track it is. The instrumentals are really well done. They are heavy and pair well with her vocals. Her vocals are also pushed to the front of the song, which is perfect considering how strong her voice is. Definitely a standout this week. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
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Jerrett Franklin grew up in a small town. He moved to Nashville to pursue a music career. After writing for a few different artists in the area, he decided to branch out and give local music the spotlight. That is where the idea for Music On The Rox originated from. We are dedicated to shining a light on local music and giving a voice to those who aren’t being heard.