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Lilyer – “I Was On Your Side” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/

Under the moniker Lilyer, Marte Solbakken crafts atmospherically engaging pop with a deep emotional impact, as heard on new track “I Was On Your Side”. Solbakken initially picked up music at an early age, but quit when her family fell...

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HOAX – “Indian Summer” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

Despite being released on the final day of summer, HOAX’s “Indian Summer” is melodically bright and contagious enough to properly exude the sun-basking vibes of our recently passed season. “These days, it’s not easy, easy, easy / ‘Cause you say you don’t need me, need me, need me,” the first hook goes, absolutely irresistible with […] The post HOAX – “Indian Summer” appeared first on .

ISRA – “He Had Something On His Mind” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

The moodily infectious “He Had Something On His Mind” is the second release from rising Danish band ISRA. The follow-up to debut single “Truthtellers”, this new one touts a “darker and more evocative vibe,” taking cues from the trip-hop sounds of acts like Massive Attack. Twangy guitars and suave vocals lead the way with a […] The post ISRA – “He Had Something On His Mind” appeared first on .

Future Elevators – “Machine Maker” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

With their music, Birmingham, Alabama-based Future Elevators aim to “achieve a feeling of elevation”, certainly accomplished on new track “Machine Maker”. With lyrical imagery establishing a post-apocalyptic landscape, the pleading hook – “oh why oh why, won’t you leave us alone? / I try and try just to make a machine,” – succeeding on every […] The post Future Elevators – “Machine Maker” appeared first on .

SANT – “Indimellem” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

With a spacey opening synth progression and otherworldly creeping vocals comprising the beginning of “Indimellem”, it doesn’t take long to become engrossed by the sound of this Danish five-piece. SANT – from Aarhus, Denmark – take pride in utilizing “the depth and haunting sound of the Danish language, similar to fellow Danish band Under Byen, […] The post SANT – “Indimellem” appeared first on .

Lilyer – “I Was On Your Side” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

Under the moniker Lilyer, Marte Solbakken crafts atmospherically engaging pop with a deep emotional impact, as heard on new track “I Was On Your Side”. Solbakken initially picked up music at an early age, but quit when her family fell apart. Ending up in foster care as a teenager, it wasn’t until over a decade […] The post Lilyer – “I Was On Your Side” appeared first on .

6 Wings – “Black Fire” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

6 Wings – the North Lauderdale-based hip-hop project of Dieusen Maxime – already impressed with “Money For My Thoughts” last month, but new effort “Black Fire” is even better. The beat touts a full orchestral feel, with strings and brass adorning the core hook as Maxime delivers his charismatic and rhythmically inclined approach. It’s laid-back as […] The post 6 Wings – “Black Fire” appeared first on .

Dakota Jones – “Hands Tied” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

Brooklyn-based quartet Dakota Jones formed a little over a year ago, in which time they have written a variety of original tunes, including the soulfully captivating “Hands Tied”. The vocals, somewhat trembling in their initially restrained emotional intensity, provide for a very gripping blues-infused presence. A simple instrumental arsenal begins this one, though the rise […] The post Dakota Jones – “Hands Tied” appeared first on .

Dashel Hammerstein – “I Should Know Better By Now” Source: Obscure Sound(http://obscuresound.com/)

With quaint guitar twangs and a comforting vocal tone that reminds relatively of My Morning Jacket’s Jim James’ more subdued efforts, Dashel Hammerstein showcases a warmly receptive sound on new track “I Should Know Better By Now”, off his new full-length. The 27-year-old Brooklyn-based artist serves as “carpenter-by-day, song-writer by night, jingle-writer/film scoring by mid-morning”, […] The post Dashel Hammerstein – “I Should Know Better By Now” appeared first on .

 

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