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Levy – “Seeing Red”

Born in Germany, this classically educated, London-based singer, musician and songwriter gained experience in musical theatre, before she went on to study at BIMM London. She’s a keys player, vocal arranger and session vocalist for live bands as well as studio sessions at Abbey Road Studios. Likened to Maroon 5 and Carole King, she debuted her neo-soul-dipped pop with “Shoulder” in 2019.

Expertly building layers of funk, soul and even a touch of jazz on a solid, contemporary pop foundation, her new single is a wonderful auditory treat. From the ascending electric guitar to the smooth keys and the rousing rhythm all finding their aural home in the spirited chorus, it’s her meticulous, bewitching vocals, enhancing every note, that turn this rich, euphonious ruby into a priceless sonic gem.

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KTEE – “Push And Pull”

Singing since the moment she could talk, this Austrian pop singer and songwriter, grew up training her voice by recording song after song on her mother’s tape recorder. She went on to study at the University of Vienna, where she continued shaping her singing skills. She found a love for songwriting while living in Ireland. Influenced by Jessie J, she debuted her retro sound on “Rock Your Life” in 2017.

Creating her own neon world, you’re welcomed to her new single by rich, enigmatic synths and her refreshing, polished voice. With an ascending beat pumping its vast energy into the tune, it leads to an infectious, Katy Perry-reminiscent chorus, which has a distinct sing-along value. And while the 80s synths shimmer in the pastel lights, this vivacious groove will push you in just the right direction.

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Wildest – “Sugar (The Choice is Yours)”

Blending modern electronic R&B and luscious soul, this trio of multi-instrumental musicians and producers is built on a great range of influences and musical abilities. Hailing from the UK, James Brander, Jack Bradbury and Harry Wright weave a vast spectrum of textures into their melodies and add a compelling lead vocal. They debuted their vivid, infectious sound with the single “Lift” in 2020.

Adding a dollop of vintage pop and a pinch of candied funk, their delicious new single is dripping with syrupy sweetness. With a potent beat, sparkling neon synths and joyous, soulful vocals melding together into a sticky and very tasty musical confection, this honeyed groove is a mouthwatering snack. Appetizing, truly scrumptious and flavorful, don’t forget to brush your teeth after listening.

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Adryon de León – “Ally”

Born and raised in a tiny village in California, this singer and songwriter’s first musical influence was the gospel of a Baptist congregation. This was expanded with musical theatre, which gave her a gritty, soulful sound. She is a performer for Disneyland Resort and sang backing vocals for the likes of Macy Gray, Patti Austin and George Clinton. Since 2013 she’s a vocalist for the soul/funk band Orgone.

Inspired by the protests and rioting, which occurred two blocks from her home, in response to the death of George Floyd, her new single marries a lyrical statement with a Motown vibe. With a touch of Stevie Wonder’s swagger and Marvin Gaye’s clout, it’s the potent beat, vintage organ and rich guitar plucks, as well as her powerful, commanding vocals, that all merge together into an imposing soul jam.

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Teller & The Tale – “Little Devil”

Previously known as Buffalo Jones, this Canadian singer, songwriter and musician got the music bug aged 5, when he was pulling the strings on his fathers guitar. Aged 12 he was performing with cover bands and at 16 he started writing songs influenced by blues, 50s, 60s and 70s bands and old-time westerns. Under his new name, he debuted his heartfelt country sound with “Rodeo” earlier this year.

Finding a perfect blend of folk and soul, dipped in a sea of contemporary country, his second single is an emotional rollercoaster. Singing about overcoming hardship and substance abuse, he narrates his blue tale both lyrically as musically. With a simple country guitar and a mild rhythm accompanying his emotive vocals, he forges an inspiring tune that touches your heart as well as stroke your ears.

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Adeline – “Whisper My Name”

First introduced to the world as front woman of the nu-disco band Escort, this French-Caribbean singer, bassist, producer and songwriter has sprinkled her talent all over the music scene. She’s toured extensively and shared the stage with artists like Anderson .Paak, Natalie Prass and Chromeo, as well as being the bass player in CeeLo Green’s band. She debuted solo with her self-titled album in 2018.

With a sultry blend of sweet soul music and mild funk in a generous R&B wrap, she’s kicking off the new year with a sublime new single. Radiating a breezy and sensual vibe, the bass simmers from rousing sonic heat, while her lush and enchanting vocals explore her romantic daydreams in her mind. Easygoing, alluring and steamy, this delectable smooth groove is a flirtatious and opulent aural embrace.

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