Songs We Liked - 4 October, 2021
We are hyped with the number of submissions that arrived at MusicnGear's inboxes this week! This is our compilation of the 10 greatest songs that are exploding in the music scene right now!
Featuring Mike Taveira, Sara Trunzo, Joshua Powell, Lisa Gorry, Death Cult Electric, Haley Johnsen, Krooked Tongue, Absolutely Free, Moxi, and Emily Henry
Mike Taveira feat. Allie X - "Sex for Breakfast"
Photo Credit: Jon Stars
Indie-pop superstar Allie X and rising queer pop star Mike Taveira join forces for a magical new track that's sure to find the sunrise. Taken off of Mike's forthcoming debut EP, Cut Velvet set to be released in early 2022, Sex for Breakfast is a dance-pop, synth-fueled upbeat gem that is bound to get your body moving!
Mike says about the song: “Sex for Breakfast was one of those lightning-in-a-bottle songs. The idea came to me after an intense morning with this guy I was head over heels for. We were essentially dating but kept pretending it was a fling. We ended up in this almost masochistic cat-and-mouse game, knowing we were so right together but both being too uncomfortable to admit it.”
Sara Trunzo - "Kind Bone"
Singer/songwriter Sara Trunzo's new EP Cabin Fever Dream came with many favorites like I Work Saturdays, Free For The Taking, and Kind Bone, a stunning broken-hearted song that reflects the journey of overcoming a toxic relationship and coming out stronger.
Joshua Powell - "Sad Boy at the Skeleton Party"
If you're looking for something to stoke the flames of your rock spirit, look no further. Indianapolis-based psychedelic band Joshua Powell dropped their latest album Skeleton Party, an irresistible release for any rocker. From Joshua Powell's skillful guitar work to effective songwriting, this album is definitely worth the listen.
Lisa Gorry - "It Was You (And Me)"
Singer-songwriter Lisa Gorry releases her sweet voice to the world with her new single It Was You (And Me), taken from her upcoming 4 track pop-rock EP of the same name, due to be released on October 28th.
Death Cult Electric - "Snakes And Their Children"
When the time comes to rock the masses, Death Cult Electric knows how to hit 'em out of the park. The Welsh 4-piece noisemakers have once again wowed the world with their latest explosive single Snakes And Their Children - a testament to the band's ability to continually push the boundaries of noise rock.
Haley Johnsen - "Goner"
Escape to an otherworldly soundscape with Goner, Haley Johnsen's first single taken off of her upcoming full-length album that promises to be “quirky, dramatic, soft, somber, eclectic, and energetic”.
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Krooked Tongue - "Swarm"
Bristol alternative rock band Krooked Tongue has set out to become the new dominant force in music with their new single Swarm - a song that sets itself up to be an anthem.
Absolutely Free - "Epilogue (After Touch)"
Psych-pop band Absolutely Free continue their meteoric rise with the release of their second full-length album Aftertouch released on September 24 via Boiled Records. Taking their distinct sound to new heights, Aftertouch is more than just an album, it's an experience.
Moxi - "Back to Me"
For those that feel as though nothing is working to change their lives for the better, electro-pop duo Moxi's newest track Back to Me will encourage you to keep going and keep fighting. A beautiful and motivating song with Anna Toy's mesmerizing vocals melding into a beautifully crafted, ethereal soundscape composed by Andy Toy, Back to Me is guaranteed to bring you an elevated and empowering musical experience.
Emily Henry - "The Sound"
DC-based singer-songwriter Emily Henry unleashed her latest single onto the world. Intense yet mellow, The Sound is a breath of fresh air infused with Emily's sweet vocals, offering a refreshing soundscape that is sure to brighten your day.