Leven Kali – “Do U Wrong (feat. Syd)”

Santa Monica artist, Leven Kali, teams up with L.A.-based do-it-all musician, Syd, on this downtempo, chill-vibe track.  It’s all about the teasing sexiness between partners in a loving and safe way, which comes across so smoothly with Kali’s and Syd’s vocal interplay and G-funk thump on this throwback R&B single.

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Summer Suns – “The Feeling”

Bristol-based brothers @slim_summers_sons and @turt_summers_sons form the duo known as Summer Sons, a hip-hop outfit with a smooth blend of jazz-flecked beats and soulful bars.  Out via German label, Melting Pot Music, “The Feeling” sounds like it could be an easy entry onto last year’s BadBadNotGood’s Late Night Tales release, as there is an after-hours … Continue reading Summer Suns – “The Feeling”

Coma Cinema – “Burden”

The first track of our 7Tracks2Back series this week focuses on indie pop band, Coma Cinema’s “Burden.”  Out of Asheville, North Carolina and headed by frontman and founder, Mat Cothran, this track comes off of their latest LP, Loss Memory, which was released last December off of Fork and Spoon Records.  According to Cothran, this … Continue reading Coma Cinema – “Burden”

Benja Styles – “Christopher Cobain – Big Poppa Fire”

The first track of our 7Tracks2Back series this week focuses on Philadelphia-based DJ/remixer/producer, Benja Styles, as he comes through in a really big way with a Biggie Smalls/Kurt Cobain mash-up which hits the perfect balance as many cross-genre remixes can’t or don’t.  I’ve heard other attempts at crossing Nirvana with iconic hip-hop artists (some failed … Continue reading Benja Styles – “Christopher Cobain – Big Poppa Fire”

ABQ’s 7 Tracks 2 Back This Week (12/24/17)

These tracks are a perfect way to say goodbye to 2017, and open the door to a new year (alternative listening links have been provided for anyone who doesn't have a Soundcloud Go! account, which is probably most): My favorite lo-fi, indie-electro duo out of L.A. bring it with a dramatic account of literally getting … Continue reading ABQ’s 7 Tracks 2 Back This Week (12/24/17)

ABQ’s 7 Tracks 2 Back This Week (12/17/17)

Let these seven tracks set-up an amazing week for you as we all celebrate family, life, and being happy during the holiday season: Garden City Movement’s “Slightly All The Time” is a single release off their debut album slated to drop in 2018 off of Night Time Stories, which is the sister label to Late … Continue reading ABQ’s 7 Tracks 2 Back This Week (12/17/17)

ABQ’s 7 Tracks 2 Back This Week (11/26/17)

Experiencing some post-Thanksgiving, pre-winter holiday blues?  Let these seven tracks get you into the right kind of mood by embracing the darkness, and leading you into a more mellow and satisfied brooding emotional state. Some songs of highlight this week: Starting everything off with The Pack A.D.’s “Does It Feel Good?” seemed like the right … Continue reading ABQ’s 7 Tracks 2 Back This Week (11/26/17)