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Jungle Jams: An Envision Festival 2019 Playlist

Envision Festival returns to Rancho La Merced for its 5th year of dancing in the jungle. Situated just outside Uvita in Costa Rica, Envision Festival is perfectly perched at the junction where rainforest connects with pristine tropical beach. It’s the perfect setting for dancing the night away under the silhouettes of the jungle canopy. Featuring […]

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 […]

Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Keep Summer Going with New Single ‘Tints’

For anyone that needs one last cruising song to finish the summer off right, say no more. Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Lamar’s new soul/nudisco single ‘Tints’ is about as smooth and vibrant as the candy paint that inspired it. The funk bass starts early in Paak’s classic style, accompanied by a live, soulful instrumental ensemble […]

Grammy-nominated CamelPhat Release Fresh New EP and Single

The UK-based duo CamelPhat continue their roll by releasing their new single “Dopamine Machine” and two-track EP “The Solution”. In 2017, the chart-topping pair graced us with “Cola,” which was nominated for Best Dance Recording at the 2017 Grammy’s. The duo’s 2018 three releases prove that CamelPhat are able to uphold their acclaimed reputation and bring […]