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Dynamyte – “Flattery”

Despite only being 23 years young, this singer, songwriter and drummer has been a professional musician for over 10 years. As the duo Michael & Marisa with her brother, they performed nationwide and opened for artists such as Ariana Grande. She recently graduated Brown University with a Sociology degree. Inspired by Amy Winehouse and Lily Allen, she debuted her solo sound with “Show Me You”.

Turning the negative things haters say into a positive way of thinking, her new single wraps the contemporary narrative in cheeky, summertime R&B vibes. With an infectious beat, sunlit keys and a touch of radiant brass, this feel-good jam mixes a candy-coated melody with lustrous neo-soul vocals, creating a cheerful incandescent groove, that is beaming with exuberant rays of sonic sun.

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TJ Jackson – “Last Night”

Being born into arguably the most musical family in the world, as the son of Tito Jackson, music runs through his veins. Growing up he and his brothers would dance and sing to the families music, as well as Earth, Wind & Fire and Lionel Richie. Together they formed the successful group 3T, which debuted with their 1995 album “Brotherhood”. He released his solo project “I Don’t Deserve This” in 2019.

Fusing a generous helping of classic funk with bountiful R&B and a touch of neo-soul, his new single caters to all with verve. Taken from his EP “Obsession”, it kicks off with a plucky bassline and a bouncy rhythm and leads to the catchy funkalicious chorus. With some delectable blazing brass giving it an ear-pleasing vintage vibe and his sweet vocals, this flamboyant jam is an invigorating funky feast.

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ASTRÆA – “Tonight I Run”

Based in London, this award-winning singer, songwriter and producer owns an emotive and powerful voice, which has been used in many TV ad and reality show. Having studied both music and psychology, she’s also a music therapist. She’s produced for and worked with artists like Ward Thomas and Lewis Capaldi. In 2018 she debuted her sound with “You Are Not Alone” as used in a Lloyds Bank ad.

With a grandiose cinematic vibe rising palatially above the melodic foundation, her new single is infused with pure aural passion. Lyrically wanting to be an inspiration for anyone feeling beaten down, it blends the heartfelt emotive words with an ascending atmospheric tune and leads to the majestic chorus. Elevating electro-pop to exquisite new heights, this is an impressive sonic triumph.

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Gizmo Varillas – “Born Again”

Born in Spain, this talented singer, songwriter, musician and producer has been living in London since his complicated childhood. With his multi-cultural, genre-spanning sound, he debuted with his album “El Dorado” in 2017. He unifies influences from 80s pop to classic funk, from Manu Chao to Paul Simon. He’s also had his songs featured in FIFA 19 and in the 2019 Netflix series “Special”.

Although his latest single is only 2 minutes 20 long, he crammed every last millisecond full of poppy funkalicious yumminess. Taken from his forthcoming album “Out Of The Darkness”, expected on June 5th, it’s bursting with a sunlit melody of beaming beats, lustrous guitars and a bright bass. And with his crisp vocals relaying a message of renewal, this lush, effervescent groove is a jubilant jam.

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Bellsavvy – “Queen Of My Mind”

Born and raised in Brazil and now based in London, this fierce singer and songwriter combined her fiery Latin roots with European influences and created a passionate pop sound. Despite working as a model for a while, music kept calling her and she started her career singing on MTV’s Studio Acesso. Inspired by artists like Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and Amy Lee, she’s ready to conquer the world.

Confronting her personal experience with body-shaming in the modeling industry and the catastrophic effect it had on her self-confidence, her new single is inspiring and emotive, as well as an upbeat powerhouse of pop. With sparkling synths, futuristic effects and a thumping beat, it’s her mighty vocal strength that takes your ears into her meaningful lyrics, while still tugging at your dancing feet.

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Sara Diamond – “Sunday”

Hailing from Montreal, the life of this Canadian singer and songwriter has always been filled with music. Her career started at the age of 5, singing for children’s label KIDZUP and at 14 joining the teen group Clique Girlz. She gained fame for singing the national anthem at the 2013 NHL playoffs. In 2016 she collaborated with Adventure Club on “Firestorm” and debuted solo with “Just Give In”.

Sparkly, sleek and highly polished, her new single adds R&B flavors to a sunlit smooth groove. Enticing the ears with a mellow guitar, a delicate beat and her silken vocals, they soon get introduced to the radiant upbeat chorus. Singing about the uncertainty of life, her refreshing and powerful voice fuses with the summery sonic vibes and make this tune sound irresistible no matter what day it is.

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