#5. Yb. Feat S v W – Stay
This track’s got some subtle swagger. Diggin it.
#4. Ruby Empress – Faraday Cage
Another stunner track from Ruby Empress off of Sinbolism. Love the strings.
#3. Gallant Feat. 6lack – Sweet Insomnia
The final track I’ll be featuring from Gallant’s disgustingly good recent release. Think it really hits it’s stride in 6lack’s verse.
#2. Beck – Chemical
Wasn’t expecting a new Beck album. Can’t say I’m mad.
#1. Izniik – 4 Get About Me
Izniik is kinda the new Zhu. Super mysterious persona; makes very unusual, heavily robotic music; seems to release stuff only on Soundcloud >:|. Not much going here until that chorus pops off, and then BAM – straight up dance party.
#5. Daste. – What If?
Half sultry, half jazzy. Daste.’s latest is a nice little distraction.
#4. Gallant – Hips
Ridiculously strong week, with a track that I’d normally consider for an average week’s top spot sitting instead at #4. Another top track from Gallant’s recent release. Super sexy.
#3. Nick Dorian Feat. Shibo – Kumbaya
I’m on a real “happy-go-lucky” songs trend. This song stands tall purely on those 25 seconds at 0:49 in. Both chill and catchy, a hook that I really really wish had repeated itself throughout the track.
#2. Ruby Empress – Hope
I’m a HUGE Ruby Empress fan. They manage to straddle the line of quirky and catchy so well, making music that is unique sounding, eclectic and yet mainstream enough to appeal to anyone and everyone. It actually kills me to have this at #2 and not #1, as I’ve had this on repeat for a good two weeks.
#1. Glass Animals Feat. Denzel Curry – Tokyo Drifting
Holy geebus. What a track. Easily a contender for song of the year. Denzel’s verse is straight fire and probably one of my favorite hip-hop verses ever, punctuated with a killer drop to end it. Glass Animals are no slouches either, doing their best hip-hop electro impression.