Pop

The 25 Best POP Songs of 2018

It’s been quite a year for many of us, but in spite of the many challenges and triumphs we are still here. It’s also been quite a year for pop! From multiple genre hybrids, to the return of Kanye and Lana Del Rey (and Calvin Harris’ return to dance), to Gaga‘s career transformation, it certainly […]

Möwe Releases Infectious Single “Down By The River”

Since 2013 Austria’s Möwe has amassed more than 100 million streams across multiple platforms and four million Spotify listeners in 61 countries. Best known for their feel-good, high vibe tracks, Möwe has worked with some of the world’s leading electronic labels such as Universal Music, Atlantic Records, Ministry of Sound, Ultra Music, and Spinnin’ Records alongside […]

Review: BLV’s Playful “Sexplanations” Featuring Jay Novus

The cleverly-titled “Sexplanations” immediately strikes listeners with a downtempo, sensual, nostalgic vibe accentuated by its hip-hop-influenced beat and synthesized bass lines.  Belgium’s Jay Novus provides playful, and soulful lyricism that paints familiar pictures of a back-and-forth relationship, with the narrator trying to overcome his ego and communicate his feelings to the one he loves.  I […]

Soulful Translations: An Interview with Indie Vocalist Oriel Poole

LA-based neo-soul vocalist Oriel Poole has a voice that resonates with your soul. Her vocal tone calls to mind greats such as Erykah Badu and Lana Del Rey but her seductive, otherworldly sound is uniquely her own.  Born in the UK and raised in the United States, Oriel first embarked on a promising design career, but during […]

Sigala’s ‘Brighter Days’ Is Hit-Filled Dance-Pop Perfection!

Bruce Fielder, better known to millions around the world as Sigala, exploded onto the music scene back in 2015 with his Jackson 5-sampling mega-hit Easy Love. The song shot straight to the top of the UK charts in its second week of release and generated a video that has now been viewed over 148 million […]