Tems – “Crazy Tings”

Crazy Tings indeed. Hailing from Nigeria, singer, songwriter and producer Tems first introduced her smooth mix of reggae, soul and R&B back in 2018 with “Mr Rebel.” Since then, the West African storyteller has gone on to be featured on Wizkid’s “Essence,” which was the first Nigerian song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, and on Drake’s “Fountains,” taken off his latest album “Certified … Continue reading Tems – “Crazy Tings”

Doe Paoro – “Divine Surrendering”

Paoro is a pointy, sharp artist. She is pointy because she bursts the bubble of what we think is normal. And she is sharp because she cuts to the quick with her music. This new song Divine Surrendering comes off her latest EP due on June 10. It is constructed like a secular hymn, working over the same musical motifs, until they translate into a … Continue reading Doe Paoro – “Divine Surrendering”

Claire Rousay – “A Kind Of Promise”

Now might be the perfect time to settle into this artist’s music. Claire Rousay is based in San Antonio, Texas. Her music zeroes in on personal emotions and the minutiae of everyday life — voicemails, haptics, environmental recordings, stopwatches, whispers, and conversations — and interweaves them into soft, spacious neo-classical music. The best description of her music might be emo-ambient.  Everything Perfect is Already Here … Continue reading Claire Rousay – “A Kind Of Promise”

Sasha Alex Sloan – “I Blame The World”

Anyone who sings into a hairbrush without cracking a smile has my vote. Sasha Alex Sloan (born Alexandra Artourovna Yatchenko), is a 27-year-old American singer-songwriter who spent her childhood summers in Siberia with her Russian grandparents. In a fitting backstory for our digital age, Sloan was discovered at the age of 18 when one of her Reddit posts went viral. Her debut album, Only Child, released in 2020 … Continue reading Sasha Alex Sloan – “I Blame The World”

Rosalía – “Chicken Teriyaki”

Is there a more seductive artist out there at the moment? Rosalia burst onto the scene in Spain back in 2018 with her debut “El Mal Querer”, and has charted a meteoric rise since then, becoming a household name in the US and appearing on all the late-night TV shows with her stilted English. This dance hall hit, Chicken Teriyaki, off her latest album, Motomami, … Continue reading Rosalía – “Chicken Teriyaki”