“Rescue” by Yuna

Last year Yuna made an incredible full length international debut with help from the Pharrell produced single, Live Your Life. The self-titled album perfectly painted the Malaysia born singer as a notable pop artist. However, don’t take the soft toned singer as an overnight
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“Awake” by Tycho

I know Jordan can agree with me that autumn in New England is undoubtedly the best place to be right now. The leaves have changed colors, the weather is perfect and the sun is setting early enough to not feel bad about being home by the fireplace on a Friday night. For me, autumn
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“Go All Night” by Kalela

While most people are anxiously waiting for Beyonce‘s upcoming album her little sister Solange has been creating a huge buzz in the independent music scene. When 2012 ended all eyes and ears were on the hit single, Losing You. The spotlight continued for the
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Watch, “Papaoutai” by Stromae

I have no idea what Belgian singer, songwriter and producer Stromae is saying in any of his records, but when I first heard “Alors on Danse” last year I couldn’t stop listening. The translated message of letting go stress and surrendering to dance has been a mantra I’ve been
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The Youth

Living close to New York is one of the best parts about living in Connecticut. When I want to connect with arts and culture outside of the New Haven area all I have to do is board a train and in less than 2 hours I’m in the city that never sleeps. As a live music fan I love
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Watch “She Cut Me” by Active Child

I have been in love with Active Child since the beginning. I loved, “When Your Love is Safe” and his take on the gospel classic, “His Eye is on the Sparrow.” The California native and skilled harpist has evolved over the years by creating a delightful
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“Safe With Me” by Sam Smith

If you are like me and have been musically stalking the voice behind Disclosure’s “Latch” and Naughty Boy’s “La La La,” you will be happy to know that Sam Smith will release a 3 track EP this summer! The lead single, “Safe With Me”
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Hoodlem

Australia has become one of my favorite places for music. I can’t read a blog without finding something new from down under. Hoodlem is the latest Aussie act to blow my speakers. The hip-hop influenced single, “Through” delivers an impressive beat, however the vocal arrangement
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Sam Smith

Before I noticed the garage house beats that made Disclosure a household name, I noticed Sam Smith. In their hit single, “Latch” Sam Smith and his high ranged ad-libs created a soulful vibe that is usually not associated with house music. After hearing the single I searched blogs
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“Brazil” by Gold Panda

I didn’t think my connection to the new Gold Panda, “Half Of Where You Live” album could get any deeper. However, with the recent events happening in Brazil I have found another reason to escape in the melodic collection. “Half of Where You Live” contains 11 songs that gently
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“Shameless Fashion” by Visage

“Shameless Fashion” by Visage is the only song I have been playing on repeat the past few days. In fact, of my recent song addictions it is the only electronic tune on the list. I am amazed at how classic their production is especially during this new age of synthesizers. In a
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Py

I’ll admit that I am a sucker for the female voice– especially one that can perfectly ride a flawless electronic instrumental. Once upon a time I was all about the female vocalist who can riff and run like Whitney Houston. However, as my musical ear grew I realized the
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