SONGS WE LOVED! 2-8 May 2022

Travel to faraway lands with this dreamy selection of the best song releases that showed up in our inbox!

Featuring PORTS, GHXST, Barton Stanley David, Tessa Kaye, EMINZADA , Francesca Louise, SYTË, Charli, Jak Lizard and Phill Reynolds

By Chris RoditisMusicngear Lead Editor

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PORTS - Swimming Pool

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Unplug from the world for a few minutes with the beautiful sounds of alternative folk-rock band PORTS' new single Swimming Pool. Featuring soaring vocals and soulful lyrics, Swimming Pool is bound to transport you to a world of peace and tranquility.  

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GHXST - Summerbliss

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LA-based noise duo GHXST continue their meteoric rise to superstardom with the release of their new album Admire. Taken from the album, Summerbliss is sure to immerse you in a world of otherworldly soundscapes with its intoxicating sounds and mesmerizing vocals.

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Barton Stanley David - All Ways

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Taken from Texas-based Barton Stanley David's newest, unparalleled album Crest, All Ways is a delightful alt-rock auditory treat filled with soulful, heartfelt vocals and flawless melodies creating an exquisite soundscape you need to experience.

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Tessa Kaye - Sunshine & Rainbows

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Alt pop musician Tessa Kaye released her beautiful voice to the world with her vibrant, sun-soaked new single Sunshine & Rainbows - the perfect song to get you in the mood.

Tessa explains about the song: "So many times I’ve found myself in situations where I was trying to mask my authenticity to not come off as “negative.” Life isn’t always sunshine & rainbows…and I'd say that’s kinda the whole point. Balance baby. Contrast. Bad times just make the good ones feel that much better."

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EMINZADA - Beautiful Long Hair

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Up-and-coming multi-dimensional artist EMINZADA brings his unique sound masterfully blending contemporary alt/pop with Middle Eastern elements to create Beautiful Long Hair - an intoxicating gem that will keep you captivated from its first note to the last.

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Francesca Louise - Second Time

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Indie/folk singer-songwriter Francesca Louise's new emotional single Second Time motivates us to stay strong, fight through the tough times and don't give up. A beautiful and touching song wrapped in a fresh and eclectic sound, with Francesca's light and airy vocals transporting you to dreamy places.

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SYTË - Where Did the Love Go

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With vibrant harmonies and lush, effortless vocals, the alt-pop band from Kosovo bring their new single Where Did the Love Go - a gem that spreads its infectious vibes on the airwaves!

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Charli - Little Love

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Taken from Indie pop singer/songwriter Charli's award-winning short film The Time Left, Little Love is an intimate soul deposit about loneliness, featuring warm, tender vocals and poignant lyrics - an emotional gem that many of us can relate to.

Charli says about the song: "I wrote it when I really thought that nobody loved me, and that feeling was deep -  it was like I was screaming with my last breath that I was here and that I needed help"

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Jak Lizard - Young Americana

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Taken from New York soul-pop artist Jak Lizard's new vibrant EP with the same name, Young Americana is guaranteed to lift your spirits and brighten up your day with its lush, uplifting vocals and intoxicating rhythm.

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Phill Reynolds - This Isn't Me

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Italian singer-songwriter Phill Reynolds brings his unique sound to life on his new single This Isn't Me, the first from his forthcoming album A Ride out on June 17th via Bronson Recordings. Overflowing with soulful, heartfelt vocals, This Isn't Me will have you diving into an ocean of Americana/Alt-Country notes.

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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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