SONGS WE LOVED! 28 Nov - 4 Dec

As things get colder - here are some of the best new releases to see you into winter

Featuring Ferna, Joshua Burnside, Opāru, Paul McCann, Cal in Red, KiKi Holli, Isaac Hoskins, St. Humain, Marvin Powell and Fe Salomon

By Chris RoditisMusicngear Lead Editor

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Ferna - NEW CITY

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NEW CITY is taken from much promising Irish singer and songwriter Ferna's debut album Understudy due for release in Spring 2023.  Accompanied by gorgeous visuals, the song reflects Ferna's excitement and hope of moving to the US for two years to complete a Master's in Music Composition, but also the pain of having a reason to leave in the first place. An emotional musical treasure that overflows with Ferna's heartfelt vocals that truly depict her feelings from the first note to the last.

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Joshua Burnside - Woven

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Experimental folk singer/songwriter Joshua Burnside weaved in elements of Irish folk and world music to create a deeply riveting piece of aural art. Woven is taken from his latest EP Late Afternoon In The Meadow (1887) and invites you into an enchanting reverie where haunting fiddle melodies dance with warm banjo notes, delicate acoustic guitar, and Burnside's entirely immersive vocals, resulting in exceptional folk diamond that entices you to listen again and again.

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Opāru- Gold

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Gold from cinematic, experimental synth-pop artist Opāru will dive you into a sea of shimmery 80 synth-pop beats, acoustic guitars, majestic vocals, and inspiring lyrics that reflect the transitional journey as we move from darkness to light. A wholly unique and inspiring listening experience. 

Treat your ears and listen to Opāru's latest self-titled EP here

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Paul McCann - Divide and Conquer

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Irish singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Paul McCann's latest single Divide and Conquer is a vibrant, high-energy blend of alternative rock with power pop that bursts from blissful tunes, haunting guitar hooks, and fervent vocals, all flowing together perfectly and resulting in a truly euphonious soundscape.

Divide and Conquer is off of McCann's forthcoming album Alter Ego set for release in 2023.

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Cal in Red - Replay 

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Replay is an utterly scintillating slice of dance indie pop grandiosity that sparkles with 80s drum machine-inspired beats, gleaming synths, and gentle vocals, creating a highly addictive dreamlike synthesis, that praises the sublimeness of friendship, the one based on trust. Magnificent.

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KiKi Holli - It's Chemical

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It's Chemical by Los Angeles indie-pop vocalist KiKi Holli, is a totally dazzling and uplifting pop anthem that brims with a catchy, upbeat disco-infused groove, and impassionate vocals that'll get you moving - and feeling good - no matter what mood you're in.

Listen to KiKi Holli's full album Chemical Love here.

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Isaac Hoskins - H-Town Turnaround

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H-Town Turnaround by Oklahoma native singer and songwriter Isaac Hoskins, is a lush, storytelling masterclass that will have you diving into an ocean of old-school country notes that fuse seamlessly with Hoskins's soulful vocals, with its stirring lyricism depicting a deeply personal soul deposit about his past "unhealthy coping strategies and life on the other side".

Do yourself a favor and listen to Hoskins's full album Bender here

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St. Humain - Pillow

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Taken from singer, songwriter, and producer St. Humain's upcoming EP METADRAMATIC due for release in early 2023, Pillow is an explosion of dark, electro-pop energy soaking St. Humain’s gorgeously gentle vocals in a warm bath of euphoric synthesizers, infectious basslines and evocative lyrics that explore the internal battle of love. 

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Marvin Powell - Don’t Want Anything

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Marvin Powell is unafraid to bare his soul on his latest emotional anthem Don’t Want Nothing. With honest lyrics that speak to the heart, Don’t Want Nothing is a beautifully crafted auditory treat that will win you over with its emotive power and heartfelt vocals, setting the tone for his upcoming album Careless By The Coast, set for release on January 26th.

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Fe Salomon - Interstate 10

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If you're looking for a magical musical experience that will take your soul on a dreamy sonic journey, then look no further than singer-songwriter, performer, and producer Fe Salomon's latest anthem Interstate 10. Taken from her upcoming debut album Living Rooms out on 27 January 2023, Interstate 10 is a finely crafted song of dream pop perfection with Fe's dreamlike vocals matching perfectly with the atmospheric and soulful instrumentals. Utterly enchanting.

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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