“Crying in the Club” by Camila Cabello

“Why did you leave me here to burn?/ I’m way too young to be this hurt.” These are strong openers from Camila Cabello in her first solo outfit “Crying in the Club” from her upcoming album “The Hurting The Healing The Loving”. The much-anticipated album is expected to be bouncing between cuts of her emotional…

“Strangers” by Halsey feat. Lauren Jauregui

Hello, strangers. After detouring into everything from EDM-assisted no. 1 song “Closer” to uber-contemporary production elements of “Now or Never”, Halsey is back with a genre-defying single “Strangers” from hopelessfountainkingdom album. “Strangers” features Fifth Harmony member Lauren Jauregui on a soft, 80’s inspired sonic surprise that sounds brazen and bold yet lyrically mature voiced with…

“There for You” by Martin Garrix and Troye Sivan

There’s aplenty. Glitchy stark trap beats and artsy touches by Dutch DJ producer Martin Garrix who has never run out of steam with his archetypal electronics ingenuity after umpteen collaborations with top artists like Bebe Rexha and Dua Lipa, let alone a rich trove of lush and slick electronics-mandated constructs under his belt since his…

“Most Girls” by Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld has slowly embraced the concept of becoming the next big thing with her continuous exploration for a niche since she broke into stardom with “Starving” and “Love Myself”. The result is naturally varied flitting between euphoric pop and club-ready tropical house experimenting between rap-assisted “At My Best” with Machine Gun Kelly and plain…

“Lust for Life” by Lana Del Rey feat. The Weeknd

Nothing seems to beat a collaboration like Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd. For the third time, two of the biggest names in the music industry today have paired up to dish out a smoky atmospheric excursion and cryptically titled song “Lust for Life”. Del Rey was fresh off from her latest hit “Love” about…

“Surefire” by John Legend

King of Soul John Legend celebrates borderless love with gritty video and heaviosity for new single “Surefire”, a sophomore offering appearing in “Darkness and Light” album which centers on interracial love struggling against the the tale of deportation and racial discrimination. Directed by Cole Wiley, the new video gets understandably serious with Legend’s breathy quaver…

“Malibu” by Miley Cyrus

It’s a big leap for Miley Cyrus, and gladly she lands on her feet with her latest single, “Malibu” putting her country-roots twang atop breezily flowing pop ditty done near the end of summer. Miley begins with smoky sweetness “I never would’ve believed you if three years ago you told me I’d be here writing…

“Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber

“Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee has taken the world by storm racking up over 1 billion views on YouTube and taking no. 1 spot on Latin music charts.  But it is bound to hit all time high globally with the chart-boosting remix by Justin Bieber who has added sexy bop and energy to…

“She’s With Me” by High Valley

The easy and positive vibe continues with High Valley staying in their comfort zone casually grafting impeccable country sound, rockabilly-tinged pop and soothing Americana. The Canadian duo brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel are poised to dominate every country chart as humanly as possible with their major-label release of “Dear Life”, their first full-length under Warner…

“Sweet Creature” by Harry Styles

It will be unfair to demand so much from Harry Styles. After all, transition is never that easy for any One Direction member as each struggles into issues of identity and authenticity without raising expectations. But to his credit, Styles has managed strongly enough to come out swinging with a strong debut with “Sign of…

“Slow Hands” by Niall Horan

The title says it all. And it’s hard not to be swept up in the momentum of Niall Horan’s sexy and smooth pop tune “Slow Hands” as it crawls its way to your bedroom with his sultry low register melding atop the basslines and funky vibe of his follow-up to his chart-topping debut “This Town”….