We are back with our New Release Friday. Check out some awesome tracks and reviews below!
KID TRAVIS | “REPLAY”
We have featured KID TRAVIS quite a few times. Now, he is back with a new track, “REPLAY.” This song is definitely a vibe. This one is very energetic and also puts his vocals on display. He has such a great voice, which is evident by his vocal gymnastics. Make sure to give this one an add to your playlists.
Back to Yours | “How Can I Change”
Back to Yours just released a new track, “How Can I Change.” This is such a cool track. It has a throwback sound, which is much needed in the current musical landscape. With this kind of sound, it also forces the vocals to the front of the track. This is smart, considering how strong the vocals are. A standout performance by a very talented group. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Felix Jaehn and Ray Dalton just released a new track, “Call It Love.” Get ready to move because this one will make you want to either dance or work out. Such a cool track. This one has everything you need. From the intense instrumentals, the hardcore vocals and the perfect production, it is a force of a song. This one is going to be burning up the dance floors. Make sure to give this one an add to your playlists.
AEM | “As We Go”
Canadian Singer/Songwriter AEM has had success in the release of multiple genres but has decided to turn her focus solely on this new path of Pop-Alt, or “wherever the music leads her” as she likes to say. She just released a new track, “As We Go.” This track is really well done. The vocals and the instrumentals go really well together. She has such a beautiful voice and it is refreshing to hear it at the forefront of the song. Definitely a standout this week. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Grace Gachot | “Fuckboy Tragedy”
Grace Gachot just released a new track, “Fuckboy Tragedy.” Just by the title, you know that this song has some spice to it. Once you get into the song, you will see just how much energy this track has. The backing track is awesome but the real standout here are her vocals. She has such a good voice. She has one of those voices that just cuts through the song and leaves you wanting more. Such a great release that deserves to be added to your playlists.
Two Year Vacation | “Dopamine”
Two Year Vacation is the band that originates from its own contrast and is all about driving out all stale senses of the mundane. With inspiration from trivial daily routines and dreams they make music that travels in a fascinating blend of Italo disco, rock and Caribbean kraut through easygoing joyful rhythms wrapped in tropical vibes. Two Year Vacation just released a new track, “Dopamine.” This is a really cool track. It has a throwback retro sound to it, which is refreshing in today’s music. Vocally, it is a stunning performance that will keep you on your toes. Definitely one to add to your playlists this week.
Christen Morrell | “lost at sea”
Christen Morrell is a singer-songwriter and electronic music producer from Annapolis, Maryland. Inspired by artists including Maggie Rogers, Fiji Blue, and The Misterwives, the singer intertwines interesting electronic beats with clever lyrics and emotional authenticity to create unforgettable pop refrains. She just released a new track, “lost at sea.” This is more of a bluesy influenced track, which is much needed in music today. Her voice goes well with this type of music. She has such a beautiful voice that is front and center in the track. All in all, it is a song that you will have on repeat. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Yoyo Nagase | “i don’t care”
Yoyo Nagase is a pop artist and songwriter. During quarantine, music quickly became his therapeutic creative outlet. He began to write and record his own songs, showcasing his work on social media. His videos quickly gained popularity on TikTok, where he has over 28,000 followers. He just released a new track, “i don’t care.” First of all, I love this song. It is definitely a cool vibe. He has such a smooth, versatile voice that you just want to keep listening to. Seriously one of my favorites this week. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Jessica Bell | “Inner Dialogue”
Jessica Bell just released a new track, “Inner Dialogue” Jessica is such a talented artist. Her voice is absolutely beautiful. She has a way of showing off her vocals, all while never losing the energy or the message of the song. Such a stunning performance that will leave you wanting more. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
Dance Yourself Clean x Brett Hunter | “Take Your Time (Do It Right)”
Dance Yourself Clean started in Seattle (2013) as an indie dance party that grew into the first touring dance party in North America. After moving to Los Angeles to expand the party and create their own record label (Lights & Music Collective) and producing for other artists for years, “DYC” decided to turn their party into a music project. Releasing original music and remixes using the party’s moniker “Dance Yourself Clean”. They teamed up with Brett Hunter for a new banger, “Take Your Time (Do It Right). I mean, it is in their name, you will definitely dance. The instrumentals have a retro feel to them, which works well with the vocals of the track. It is such a stunning performance from DYC and Brett Hunter. Everything from the vocals and the production, are just perfect. One of my favorites that I have reviewed this year. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
ISA | “Girl You Lost”
On “Girl You Lost”, ISA combines her distinctive voice with an energetic vibe and attitude to say goodbye to a toxic relationship, finding a renewed sense of self and purpose. The song was co-written by and produced at TEN Studios with fellow Swede Gustav Blomberg. “On this song, I dared myself to try something new and find a new way of expressing myself that remained authentic. There was something in the way that the lyrics and music came together on this track that really clicked and inspired me.” The new track is really well done. Not only is it energetic, but the vocals are absolutely insane. She showcases her vocal versatility throughout the song, which is very impressive. Definitely one of my favorites this week. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
HARBOUR | “Sleepyhead”
Harbour just released a new track, “Sleepyhead.” They are such a talented group. One of my favorite things this week, is no matter which artist you listen to on our list, they all have something different about them. Harbour has such a unique sound which will keep you entertained throughout the track. The vocals and instrumentals are well done. The production is also on point too. All in all, it is a perfect way to end our New Release Friday. Such a great release.
Thanks to all of the artists today for sending over your music. Such a talented lineup today.
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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.