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Genre Synergy™ is where musical kindred spirits unite!

Each day, we curate the finest and best new tracks across various genres. From Indie-Rock to Alternative Pop to Metal & Hard-Rock, find your next favorite tune here.

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TOP ACOUSTIC & FOLK TRACKS

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Heaven’s Bride

Mary Knoblock, a talented singer and songwriter hailing from Portland, Oregon, presents her latest masterpiece, titled "Heaven's Bride."

What sets this piece apart is not only its enchanting sound, skillfully crafted to provide an immersive auditory experience by leveraging Mary's musical expertise, but also its exploration of a profound theme that delves into heartbreak through a fictional love story.

By skillfully blending elements from diverse musical genres such as folk and classical music, "Heaven's Bride" stands out as one of Mary's most exceptional projects of the current year. In contrast to her recent releases, this song unfolds as a one-take live performance, showcasing both her prowess as a composer and her remarkable skills as a vocalist and performer.

The seamless integration of pop elements with experimental musical devices in this composition is sure to capture the attention of even the most discerning musical enthusiasts. Mary's characteristic sound, which distinguishes her from the current musical landscape, creates a cinematic and atmospheric experience that swiftly becomes the listener's life soundtrack upon the first encounter with her music.

We extend a warm invitation to all members of our community not only to explore this masterful piece but also to delve into Mary's entire discography, a collection of musical gems that undoubtedly merits your time and attention.

Catch My Fall Again

Swiss-born and raised singer-songwriter Chloé Sautereau releases her new single “Catch My Fall Again” on December 8, 2023. After “Ten Thousand Stories” and “Get to Know You Game” (featured on Spotify’s Created By Women) earlier this year, the artist continues her series of self-produced, stripped down singles, highlighting her vivid story-telling and unapologetically intimate tone.

‘Catch My Fall Again’ is about missing that person, hoping they’ll be there even when they haven’t been. It’s about being confused because your feelings manifest in ways you didn’t expect. It’s in part relieving, though, because it’s about accepting what you feel and felt, the moments lived, and that no matter what happens there’s value in those instants. It’s a love song and while it’s a little sad because that comes with the territory, to me it’s hopeful – simply in that there’s growth in finally putting down like “oh that’s
how I feel”. Both lyrically and melodically, this is a playful one to me as well. It’s a song to cozy up to this winter, to walk in the cold, to fall in love, or to heal to.”

“Catch My Fall Again” was written, recorded, and produced by Chloé herself, with the help of Ben Gordon on bass. Stripped back, the stakes are in her voice and grounded guitar. The track was mixed and mastered by Harry Burr.

Quiet the Storm

Aldís Fjóla, a talented singer/songwriter hailing from Reykjavík, Iceland, has graced music enthusiasts with her latest release titled "Quiet The Storm." Officially premiered on November 22, 2023, this enchanting folk-pop song delves into Aldís's Nordic musical roots, showcasing her polished vocal performance accompanied by a magical instrumental backdrop featuring exquisite string arrangements.

What sets this piece apart is the unique combination of Aldís's vocal technique and her distinct timbre, creating an experience unlike anything you've heard before. Seamlessly navigating between vibrato and intricate falsetto techniques, the song evokes elements of gothic music while establishing a distinctive landscape by blending her vocal lines with background instruments influenced by strong acoustic pop, solidifying its status as a true masterpiece.

Originally written by her bandmate and close friend Hallldór Sveinsson, Aldís was captivated by the song and requested him to reimagine it, infusing it with her vocal magnificence. The collaboration resulted in an enchanting musical piece that delves deep into Aldís's emotions. She explains, "The lyrics are an ode to my friends—the ones who provide shelter in silence, stand tall when you break, and read your mind when you think you are fooling them with your mask."

In this way "Quiet The Storm" stands as her 13th release, not only contributing to her spectacular discography but also making a significant mark on music history.

I Want to Drink With You

Pablo Lavins, an independent artist from the city of Frutillar, Chile, presents his new song "I Want to Drink With You" from his latest studio work titled "Anxiety Relief," which focuses on his internal world and the journey that represents the constant oscillation between different human emotions. ​The album features a much more complete instrumentation compared to his previous release, thanks to the inclusion of musical instruments such as drums, electric guitar, bass, and piano, in addition to classical string instruments like cello and violin present in his previous work album "Old New Year's Drinks."

Scissors

Govorukha, an independent singer-songwritter born in Russia and now making his home in Prague, Czech Republic, stands as a multi-talented musician and composer who handles every aspect of his music, from writing and recording to mixing and mastering, all within the confines of his one-bedroom apartment.
His latest release, "Scissors," is a captivating musical journey that masterfully blends acoustic and electric guitars, cajon, violin, and piano. This song transcends genres, offering listeners an emotional experience like no other. At its core, "Scissors" carries a universal message of unwavering support and acceptance for a friend, free from judgment.

fairytale

mia van de loo makes her official debut in the musical panorama with her first-ever release titled "fairytale." This captivating track premiered on November 17, 2023, and delves deep into the complexities of human relationships, particularly the challenges of infatuation with the wrong person.

Skillfully blending an atmospheric aura led by the brilliant sound of string arrangements and an enchanting lyrical composition style, "fairytale" paints a vivid picture of the constant struggle between surrendering to love and maintaining one's sanity. Mia's vocal performance is the key to conveying this message. With her characteristic intricate vocal lines that traverse between soft whispered vocals and an extremely high falsetto technique, she creates an immersive sonic landscape that feels magical—something out of this world. This mirrors the way love feels when it blinds us and makes us naive, aligning perfectly with the main theme of the song.

The enchanting journey of "fairytale" is just a glimpse into mia's artistry, setting the stage for her upcoming debut EP, "Open Book," scheduled for release on December 8th. With a promise of even more emotionally charged compositions, this anticipated EP is poised to showcase mia's depth as both a captivating singer and a gifted composer.

Thawed

Arliston, the talented folk-rock musical duo hailing from London, returns to grace us once again with their latest masterpiece, "Thawed." In this captivating track, the band invites us to delve into a thought-provoking experience by narrating the story of a character trapped in a cyclical loop of behavior. This theme becomes even more poignant in the modern era, where it feels like many of us are living through similar struggles, particularly since the onset of the pandemic.

Social media's fake illusions, addiction, and loneliness are aspects that resonate with us all, making this song relatable. "Thawed" skillfully portrays these experiences, not only through its masterful lyrical composition but also by creating an intense dark aura that transports listeners to their deepest emotions, addressing wounds we often overlook and normalize.

By achieving perfect synergy between the unique vocal performance featuring whispered vocals with falsetto harmonies and a robust instrumental background that travels across the stereo channel, "Thawed" immerses listeners in a landscape that vividly paints the inner world of someone left alone to grapple with life. What sets this song apart is its distinctiveness from Arliston's previous releases, showcasing the band's ability to evoke diverse emotions and remain in a state of constant evolution.

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Gimme love

Airyen Vay, a talented singer and songwriter hailing from the vibrant city of Los Angeles, California, presents her latest musical gem, "Gimme Love."

Officially released on November 20, 2023, this song stands as her seventh release in her beautiful collection of songs on her discography, which began in 2019 with the release of her first-ever single titled "Say." This milestone paved the way for what is coming next on her musical journey, where her subsequent releases started to captivate the attention of numerous listeners worldwide, accumulating over 300,000 plays on Spotify. In this way, "Gimme Love" emerges as her most ambitious project to date.

Featuring a completely renewed sound that demonstrates her evolution as a musician, "Gimme Love" is a captivating emotional track that delves into Airyen's deepest appreciation of love. It encourages listeners to live life with no boundaries when love begins to grow between two souls.

With a polished vocal technique and a immersive background instrumentation, this song becomes a true anthem for today's social panorama, where everyone seems to be selfish and individualistic. No one wants to put themselves in a vulnerable position in front of their partners, and this song shows that love is a gift that life gives us, and once we embrace it, we start to see the beauty in it.

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TOP INDIE-POP AND R&B TRACKS

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Jesus Say

Solklee is an independent Chilean/Irish singer-songwriter. Her musical influences stem from various alternative rock and indie artists, such as Lana del Rey, Amy Winehouse, and The Cranberries. Her musical style is characterized by profound lyrics and a unique voice that resonates with her audience. Currently, Solklee is working on her debut studio album titled "Fake God," set to be released in 2023, which promises to be a reflection of her creativity and personal style. In this third single titled "Jesus Say," she delights us with her vocal mastery in a piece that stands out from the rest due to its more Pop Rock-oriented sound.

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Where We Started

Colin Manson, a gifted singer-songwriter hailing from Totnes, United Kingdom, makes his official debut on the musical scene with the release of his first single, “Where We Started.” Officially released on 10/11/23, this captivating track leverages his expertise both, as a musician and composer. Colin shines with his vocal ability, moving listeners through his heartfelt lyrics, and also showcases his skill as an instrumentalist with his guitar. The combination of both elements creates an intense, immersive, and cinematic aura that will draw listeners into the heart of this composition and his artistry, delivering an emotive message.

“Where We Started” delves into the most personal and genuine memories of Colin during his childhood, growing up in a beautiful rural village on the west coast of Scotland. The story behind this song invites listeners to experience how it was to leave this tranquility as he transitioned into adulthood. It explores what it feels like to return to this peaceful place after all those years, where things were very different, showcasing immense nostalgia in every note and chord.

This song reminds us of the real and valuable things in life, and how we begin to notice them only once we've lost them. It not only imparts a life lesson but also invites us to reconnect with our pure essence.

To stay updated about Colin's latest news and upcoming releases, don't forget to follow him on the social media!

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21

December 1st, 2023, marks a significant milestone for the British pop star Matilda Pratt, with the premiere of her latest release, "21.".

After a year of eager waiting, this song arrives at the perfect moment for Matilda's most devoted fans, who were thoroughly captivated by her previous release, "Dear You," which accumulates over 16,000 streams on Spotify. In this way; "21" stands as her 11th addition to her discography and serves as her first release of 2023, highlighting Matilda's commitment to consistently delivering her talent to music enthusiast all over the world.

By seamlessly blending elements from indie pop and pop rock, Matilda's music creates an exciting combination of musical devices that showcases her unique expression of talent. This release not only marks her authenticity but also proves her dedication to the musical path she has chosen. The instrumental backing track of "21" possesses a vivid and organic quality, a rarity in an era dominated by programmed or sampled sounds. This characteristic provides the perfect scenario for Matilda's polished vocal interpretation to shine prominently over the music, leveraging her ability not only as a composer but also as a skilled singer.

In "21," Matilda invites listeners to delve into her life experiences. Through thought-provoking lyrical composition and storytelling, the lyrics encourage reflection on personal growth and a contemplative examination of the path that has led us to the present day. Matilda explains; ‘I wrote “21” envisaging my younger self sitting by my side, thinking about the dreams I had when I was 7, and wondering whether she would be proud of who I am today and where she thought I would be at this stage in my life’.

Wandering Naked

Marina Bennett, the gifted artist from Vancouver, BC, Canada, has come to delight us with her latest single "Wandering Naked". Officially released in November 3, 2023, this deeply personal track is a window into Marina's upcoming debut EP, with the same title "Wandering Naked," which explores a tapestry of emotions surrounding vulnerability, heartache, and the quest for love.

Marina's musical journey has already graced platforms like Netflix, Amazon Studios, and prominent television networks, making her a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition, where "Wandering Naked" also shone in the semi-finals in 2022.

With a belief that music serves as a bridge to the unseen and sacred, connecting hearts across the globe, Marina Bennett's music is a journey of the soul.

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Beats of Christmas

Have you heard about T.A.P. yet? No? Well, you should have by now!

This electrifying musical project, titled T.A.P. (The African Project), represents an organization founded by an American and an African, both independent artists with a profound desire to bring help and opportunity to African musicians. Their work involves supporting African artists by collaborating with them in a studio in Lagos, Nigeria. They express, "We identify and support up and coming singers offering them financial, educational and publicity support".

In this opportunity, they bring together gifted artists Akanni Teyimato, a musician and producer, and the talented singer and songwriter Debbie Anthony. They join forces to present their latest release titled "Beats Of Christmas."

Officially released on November 11, 2023, this captivating track combines elements from a wide range of musical genres. From the vibrancy of Afrobeat, R&B, and Hip-Hop to the bouncy and enchanting contemporary elements of Modern Pop Music, "Beats Of Christmas" proves that this time of the year is not meant to be filled with classic Christmas carols all the time. On the contrary, it is a feeling that knows no boundaries when it comes to expressing the happiness that comes with it.

4 AM

Nordic Alt-pop/indie singer-songwriter Feliks Divelli invites us into his musical universe with the release of his latest single, "4 AM." Crafted during the height of lockdown in early 2021, this song has undergone a transformative journey from its inception as a simple guitar progression to a top-quality version featured on the BIMM Hamburg 2021 Album.

Originally recorded as a demo with his producer, Feliks sensed untapped potential in "4 AM." In preparation for his upcoming album, he reimagined the song, creating a version that captures the essence of his creativity. Fans of Coldplay, Fink, Bon Iver, and Clide will discover both familiarity and new elements in Feliks' music.

"4 AM" stands as a testament to Feliks Divelli's songwriting prowess, offering a captivating blend of pensive lyricism and entrancing melodies. As a singer-songwriter, Feliks showcases his unique talent, ensuring that this song becomes a memorable part of his evolving musical journey.

Forgot Your Touch

Experience the enchantment of Golden Fez, a talented musician and producer hailing from the vibrant streets of London with his latest masterpiece titled "Forgot Your Touch." This poignant musical journey delves into the depths of heartbreak and the struggle to move on.

Golden Fez Explains: Set against the backdrop of a pulsating nightclub, this song paints a vivid picture of a man, abandoned by love, seeking solace on the dance floor. As he moves to the rhythm, he desperately tries to recapture the intoxicating sensation of his lost love's touch in the arms of strangers. Yet, amidst the flashing lights and throbbing beats, he confronts the painful truth that no one else can replace what he once had.

Inspired by the Weeknd, Michael Jackson, and modern 80's synth music, "Forgot Your Touch" is more than just a great song; it's melodies invite listeners on a journey to a complete state of relaxation, while the deep, thought-provoking lyrics intensify the experience.

Recently released on November 10th 2023 under Golden Fez Records and distributed worldwide by Distrokid, this track is Golden Fez's expression of personal and relationship heartbreak, offering both introspection and joy to its audience.

Alone

Lew McKenzie, the multi-talented artist based in New York City, has released "Alone." With influences from Stevie Wonder, Anderson Paak, and Marvin Gaye, Lew engineers a throwback sound that pays homage to the greats of R&B, Soul, and Jazz.

His journey from a session and backing musician for various artists to a solo career showcases his remarkable musical evolution. "Alone" delves into the blurred lines between the external world and the imaginative realm that emerges when we are alone.

Described as "crafted out of the purest soul stone" and "embellished with funk jewels," Lew's music offers a sense of vintage luxury through his creativity, artistic enrichment, and ability to ignite enthusiasm in various cultures and genres.

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