SONGS WE LOVED! 1-7 April 2024

A lush, genre-bending sonic kaleidoscope of the BEST song releases!

Featuring Ubiquitous Meh!, Height Keech, Eimear Crehan, Sol Maya, Skauss, Cansu Özdenak, The Shadow Majlis, Lehi, The Softer Side, Rob Clarke, Rosalie James, Holiday Ghosts, Quiz Show, and Martí.

By Chris RoditisMusicngear Lead Editor

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Ubiquitous Meh! & Height Keech – Only Blood

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Luke Richards, also known as Ubiquitous Meh!, makes a striking comeback with his latest venture into the experimental pop scene, joining forces with New York rapper/producer Height Keech on the Only Blood EP.

Keech's gritty R 'n' R beats lay a mighty foundation for Richards' floaty vocals, adorned with eerie organ melodies, culminating in an intriguing fusion of outsider psych and infectious rhymes that is sure to transport you to a world of pure sonic bliss.

Treat your ears to the full album here.

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Eimear Crehan - To Be Loved

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Eimear Crehan's To Be Loved is a soul-stirring narrative through a riveting piano-driven melody and vocals that are nothing short of unrivaled. 

The powerful ballad navigates the mixed messages we receive about what it means to be worthy of love, taking us on a journey of self-discovery, and reminding us that true love begins with accepting and cherishing oneself. 

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Sol Maya, Skauss, Cansu Özdenak - Liquid

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Liquid is a spellbinding collaboration between Sol Maya, enigmatic darkwave/gothpop artist Skauss, and experimental artist Cansu Özdenak. The song emerges as a potent elixir for the weary soul with the soothing mantra Liquid is my medicine, I won't suffer no more. 

Conjured by magic and steeped in ancient spells, Liquid merges Özdenak's ethereal and seductive vocals with Skauss's production, guiding us through a lush ambient pop soundscape of spiraling instrumentals and eerie atmospherics, all set against a compelling bassline that is out of this world.

Liquid, is a song that transcends earthly bounds and whisks you away to celestial dimensions where memories are exorcised and spirits unite. Just let its sound wash over you.

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The Shadow Majlis - Mazdur 

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The Shadow Majlis, led by multi-instrumentalist Ali Jafri, unveils a deeply mystical and boundary-pushing debut album with The Departure. Far removed from the conventional, this eclectic masterpiece intertwines Eastern melodies with post-punk elements, creating an alternative neo-global sound that is nothing short of bewitching.

Amidst personal turmoil and the loss of his seven-year-old son Oisín to a devastating battle with brain cancer, Jafri finds solace and channels his grief into music.

Mazdur is a deeply heart-wrenching ode, evolving through various styles, mirroring Oisín's battle with cancer. From classical guitar to dub reggae, culminating in an industrial blend infused with MRI sounds, Mazdur embodies resilience amidst adversity, reflecting the profound emotional depth of The Departure.

Listen to the full album here

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Lehi - Shut The Door

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Lehi's Shut The Door is a breath of fresh air, radiating with vibrant energy and summery vibes that instantly uplift the spirits. The feel-good track bursts forth with radiant vocals and buoyant instrumentation that draw you in.

With its happy vibes and easy-listening appeal, Shut The Door is the kind of song that invites you to press play, shut the door, and let the music carry you away on a blissful journey.

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The Softer Side - Every Choice Has Its Own Price

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Melodic punk rockers The Softer Side make a powerful return with their upcoming EP Deathbed, set to drop on April 9th, showcasing a killer cocktail of punk rock influences. From skate punk to pop punk, rock to folk, and even hints of metal, the EP promises a diverse sonic punch.

Every Choice Has Its Own Price unleashes a torrent of energy, through tight guitar riffs, thunderous drums, and soaring vocals, making it a promising preview of what's to come on the EP.

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Rob Clarke - Tik Tok

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Tik Tok will carry you back to a nostalgic era when things were much simpler.

Taken off of British songsmith Rob Clarke's album Blues, Beats and Brel - an enchanting blend of Gallic allure, bluesy rhythms, and beat poetry -Tik Tok is a warm hug of gentle yet evocative vocals set against a backdrop of immersive accordion notes. 

Each note carries echoes of distant memories and untold stories, conjuring an otherworldly atmosphere, and drawing listeners into a world where time seems to pause.

Blues, Beats and Brel is available on CD or digital download from Aldora Britain Records or Bandcamp

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Rosalie James - Girl I Was

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Cornwall-based British multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Rosalie James' debut single Girl I Was, unfolds like a cinematic tale, immersing listeners in a lush indie rock soundscape. Through her storytelling vocals that carry both vulnerability and strength, James lays bare her soul, narrating about her past destructive relationships with profound emotion.

The song is taken from her forthcoming album, Full of Chemicals, which promises to be a compelling blend of dream pop, indie rock, folk, and Americana. With themes ranging from neurodiversity to addiction and mental health, James crafts a cathartic and deeply personal collection that is sure to strike a chord with listeners on a deep level.

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Holiday Ghosts – Big Congratulations

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Big Congratulations, from Holiday Ghosts' latest album Coat Of Arms, emerges as a spirited anthem, offering just the boost you need for your day!

The song kicks off with an alt-country-infused guitar riff, drawing from the rich legacy of 1980s UK indie pop, injecting it with a fresh, contemporary twist, while radiant vocals infuse the narrative with undeniable charm and fervor.

Despite its reflection on the endless pursuit of material wealth, Big Congratulations exudes an infectious, feel-good aura, brimming with lively energy that invites you to join in the jubilation!

Listen to the full album here

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Quiz Show - Super Concrete

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Super Concrete from indie rock trio QUIZ SHOW's latest EP Flotsam (listen here), bursts forth with an unbridled energy dragging you in a thunderous punk rock storm.

Chris Matthews' radiant vocals cut through the sonic chaos with clarity and conviction, delivering lyrics inspired by the unconventional life of his late brother.

Against this backdrop of frenetic instrumentation, the song pays homage to a unique life and also praises the beauty and purpose found in embracing one's true self and breaking free from social norms.  

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Martí - See You Again (Volverte a Ver)

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See You Again (Volverte a Ver) by pop artist Martí is a post-breakup exploration that overflows with shimmering synth melodies and summertime vibes.

Martí's gorgeous vocals effortlessly glide over the dancey beats and melodic electronic flourishes, as he romanticizes fleeting encounters while yearning for something more.

A glistening anthem that radiates with summery energy, evoking memories of warm nights and endless possibilities.

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About Chris Roditis

Chris Roditis has been an active musician since 1995 in various bands and projects across a variety of genres ranging from acoustic, electronic to nu metal, british rock and trip hop. He has extensive experience as a mixing engineer and producer and has built recording studios for most of the projects he has been involved with. His passion for music steered his entrepreneurial skills into founding MusicNGear in 2012.

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