Songs We Liked - August 27, 2021

We loved all the new music this week and we have been overwhelmed as always. So, these are the ten out of dozens of submissions, that made the cut!

By Chris RoditisMusicngear Lead Editor

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Aras Tuna - "If You Feel"

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Get ready to get swept away into a perfect storm of euphoria with Aras Tuna's new single. If You Feel will surely put your world on fire with its funky, hard-hitting, and edgy tunes!

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Dom Ryan - "Stop"

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The house/tech-house producer from Brighton is here to spice up your nights with his latest, absolutely addictive track. Enjoy the high energy of Stop and groove to its funky tech-house rhythms and contagious vibes!

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Single Girl, Married Girl - "Hurt Her So"

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The pop/folk/Americana band Single Girl, Married Girl hit the scene again with their latest release, Hurt Her So, a song about discovering where the confidence you lack is, digging deep, and striving to be the best version of yourself possible. A masterful composition that has an aura of magic to it.

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Sea Fever - "Under Duress"

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Taken off of Sea Fever's forthcoming debut album Folding Lines due in October, Manchester's five-piece band returned with the new single Under Duress, a beautiful and captivating new song that showcases the band's multi-layered dynamic sound.

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Bomba Estéreo feat. Yemi Alade - "Conexión Total"

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If you've been looking for an uplifting, inspiring, fast-paced, and dance-worthy song, look no further. Bomba Estéreo partnered with Nigerian superstar Yemi Alade to release Conexión Total, part of Tierra - the latest EP release of the Colombian stars, and also a preview of the band's highly anticipated upcoming album Deja which drops on Sept 10th.

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Strings & Things feat Caoimhe Maher - "Anywhere But Down"

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If you're into folk music that is full of lively dances and sweet melodies, Strings & Things is the band for you. The Irish folk band takes the world by storm with their fresh & energetic album The Unsolicited Dance, released on June 18th. Instruments such as mandolins, whistles, banjos, and acoustic guitars serve as a backbone for the band to create a meaningful musical experience for their audience. 

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Ryan Sheridan - "Fine Wine"

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American-country single Fine Wine is a bold change of pace for Ireland's singer/songwriter Ryan Sheridan, a change that Ryan intends to explore further in his highly anticipated third album. Fine Wine is a wonderful song that could help in those moments when you feel like you might fall. Ryans' unique voice not only commands your attention but reminds you that everything is going to be all right. 

Ryan says on the song: "Fine Wine is about the people that make your life better. The people who pick you up when you're down, listen to you when you need to talk and tell you some hard truths when you need to listen"

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Zach James Douglas - "Anyone Else"

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Already garnering great reviews from critics worldwide, Zach James Douglas's latest single Anyone Else is a testament to his ability to create arresting music. To top it off, he has already announced the release of his debut EP 6x3 on Sept 10th which has all the makings of an excellent debut.

About Anyone Else, Zach says: "In Anyone Else, I consider the unexpected feeling of self-shame that ensues once you have been broken up with. It is a retrospective comparison of the sentiment felt by both parties in the aftermath, with a focus on the bitterness and resentment that I had to deal with. This resentment is not, as some may presume, towards her new partner, but instead is directed towards how seamless the transition was for her. It describes my struggle to come to terms with how quickly she was capable of moving on and meeting someone new, while to this day, I still struggle to engage in a conversation with a woman without feeling an insurmountable sense of guilt, shame and sadness."

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Mae Krell - "rest stop"

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Rest Stop is the latest single to come from New York-based singer-songwriter Mae Krell, and the perfect song to convey the complex emotions surrounding a loss of a friendship. The lyrics feel raw and sentimental, painful but comforting, embodying the reality of such an emotional time.

Mae says on the song: "In writing rest stop, I was learning that sometimes getting healthier and becoming more independent can end in a loss of a relationship. And, as this specific friendship ended, I started to realize that maybe it wasn't as good for me as I thought it was.”

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ADIA feat Ifeanyi Elswith - "Off Grid"

Off Grid is finally here, the latest single from neo-soul r&b singer Adia. For this track, Adia teamed up with her fellow artist, Ifeanyi Elswith. The two talented musicians blended up their sounds to release a beautiful oceanic summer jam.

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About Chris Roditis

Chris Roditis has been an active musician since 1995 in various bands and projects across a variety of genres ranging from acoustic, electronic to nu metal, british rock and trip hop. He has extensive experience as a mixing engineer and producer and has built recording studios for most of the projects he has been involved with. His passion for music steered his entrepreneurial skills into founding MusicNGear in 2012.

Contact Chris Roditis at chrisroditis@kinkl.com

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