Dutchkid - "Sugar"
Do you have a sweet tooth? Are you, like I am, a sucker for a sleeve of Oreos, or a big bowl of M&Ms? Then "Sugar", the latest from UK-based pop collective Dutchkid, is just for you.Read more
SMWN - "Somebody Else"
"Somebody Else" sounds like Los Angeles. Like, influencer Los Angeles. It’s moody, confessional, a little lo-fi but still bumps in the car. "Somebody Else" has that trendy emo-pop magic you’d use to underscore an emotional TikTok or sneak on a playlist to let your crush know that, yes, you do indeed have feelings.Read more
Kid Travis - "Won't Let Me Go"
Kid Travis is undeniable. He’s got his music down to a science. Each song is carefully formulated to produce serotonin in any (I mean it when I say any) listener’s brain. You might claim to hate pop music, but you’ll still like "Won’t Let Me Go." It’s not that there’s tons of ear candy, or that he panders to basic taste - Kid Travis just makes really good music.Read more
Jenny Kern - "Run"
The opening moments of Jenny Kern’s latest single "Run" are deceiving. A simple chord progression on keys and a pretty yet predictable vocal melody suggest that the Spotify algorithm has served up another forgettable pop ballad. But don’t dismiss Kern so quickly. Less than a minute in, "Run" hits its stride. You’ll be glad you stuck around for the ensuing indie pop party vibes.Read more