RELEASE RADAR is here to with a breakdown of the top singles, albums, and videos of the week, so you can head into your weekend with a new list of killer tunes.
Prince Paris & Beau Collins | "All Of You"
Prince Paris (of Paris & Simo) teamed up with Dutch producer Beau Collins on "All Of You," an upbeat dance anthem with smooth pop vocals.
Valentin Marx | "Made Up"
Valentin Marx is a staple in Brooklyn's indie rock community. In their latest single, the trio laments the increasing reliance on social media and the decline of person-to-person connection.
Premiere | Future Thieves | On The Run (Garage Session)
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Nashville's Future Thieves stripped down their single "On The Run" in an impromptu acoustic set. "We were in [vocalist] Elliot's garage one day and just decided to film us playing the song this way with a few iPhones," said guitarist Austin McCool.
Mahogany LOX | No Deal
No Deal - Mahogany LOX (Official Music Video) youtu.be
Pop queen Mahogany LOX finds the courage to reject her unfaithful love interest in her latest video. "[The video] really captured the sassy West Coast side of me," she mused.
Andrew Leahey & the Homestead | Airwaves
Andrew Leahey & the Homestead - Airwaves (OFFICIAL VIDEO) www.youtube.com
In the title track of his upcoming album, Andrew Leahey & the Homestead celebrate the FM radio generation(s).
Reel Big Fish | Life Sucks… Let's Dance!
So-Cal ska-punk legend Reel Big Fish is back with an upbeat and ironically dark album we wish we'd had after the last presidential election.
21 Savage | i am > i was
21 Savage released his latest album, appropriately, on the 21st of this month. He takes a page from the book of Kanye with his stripped down and, at times, acutely personal tracks.
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