Chris Ayer – “Heavy” // Miro Denck

With heavy, sorrowful vocals combined with the spacious production and hard-driven guitar and bass lines, Chris Ayer’s “Heavy” is sure to emotionally capture you in his melancholic bubble but still give you a fun time.  Perfect for an immersive and reflective day people-watching at the seaside.

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Thunder Jackson – “Guilty Party” // Thomas Danthony

“What exactly is a Thunder Jackson?” asks a woman near the beginning of Jackson’s own track, “Guilty Party.” Thunder Jackson himself quickly answers that question in the only (and coolest) way he can: a song full of swagger and soul.  With booming drum beats, striking bass notes, electronic textures, and a few sweet guitar licks here and there, “Guilty Party” is probably the only song you’ll need to get your acoustic dance party going.

Georgi Kay – “Guilty Pleasures” // Casey Weldon

Georgi Kay’s “Guilty Pleasures” is a song that embraces the impulses of love and lust.  With a swaggering production and beat coupled with majestic electronic instrumental brass lines, “Guilty Pleasures” is the soundtrack to the slow motion pan between two soon-to-be lovers’ gazes, perfect for color-splashed nights at the nightclub.

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[PREMIERE] Shoffy – “Motions”

Do you ever feel like you are “drowning in the ocean”? TBE Favorite, Shoffy does and we do too. With his Premiere Music Video for “Motions”, Shoffy brings us into the life of a lonely guy just trying to make it through the day. This track is one of many heartfelt tunes off his self-titled EP ‘Shoffy’ out now. Set in suburbia, Shoffy shines light on the monotony of the every day. Scenes revolving around clumsiness, frustration, and being overwhelmed by your day job can sum up this anti- fairytale of a music video. Keeping it real and keeping it relevant are two things that Shoffy does in his sleep. Before you hit the pillow, take a few minutes to watch this more than relatable premiere video of “Motions”.

If you want to hear more of “Motions”, you can also find Shoffy on VINYL MOON Volume 026: Nightshining.

Knox White – “I Tried To Change, I’m Still The Same” // Kim Hee Eun

Knox White funks the door down with his debut single! “I Tried To Change, I’m Still The Same” is a densely layered synth-vox pop lament about a lost love.  The phasing synths and constant beat create a hypnotic state that can transport its listeners to a whole new state of reflection.  Perfect for those slow morning strolls to the middle of nowhere.

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WORLDS – “Strange Feeling” // Thomas Danthony

“Strange Feeling” is the song that captures a precise moment in time, an emotional snapshot of romantic re-ignition.  With pure psychedelic indie pop vibes, WORLDS’ “Strange Feeling” is perfect for the perpetual beach bonfire in your life.

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Quiet Domino – “Metropelium” // David De La Mano

“Metropelium” oozes glossed-out psychedelia from another plane of existence. Luckily, that plane seems to share our penchant for swoopy synths and pleasant boom-bap stomps. Quiet Domino is your astral projectionist, all you’ve gotta do is come along for the ride.

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Young & Sick – “Dreams (Fleetwood Mac Cover)” // Catherine Song

If you think you know what you’re getting from this cover, you might be surprised. TBE favorites Young & Sick give the Fleetwood Mac classic a plinky, modern treatment before an abrupt shift into the funkiest gear halfway through. Suddenly all the things you’re expecting get tweaked, reworked, and grooved out. And we couldn’t be more thrilled about it.

Speaking of tweaking and reworking, check out the music video below featured chopped, screwed, mangled, and psych’ed out revisions of the album art from Rumours.

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