FEATURED POST FROM THE BEST BLOGGERS IN MUSIC: Repost Rewind Vol. 6: Cool-weather sizzlers from our creator community
Welcome to the sixth edition of Repost Rewind, our monthly roundup of notable sizzlers from our Repost by SoundCloud community. We hope that this delectable selection of international audio gems provide you some musical respite from the various current state(s) of the world.
Think your music should make our list? All of our featured tracks are by creators who use Repost by SoundCloud to distribute their work to other major music platforms. We listen to every submission, so if your track passes quality check and our team likes what they hear, it’s eligible to be selected for future editions of Repost Rewind.
Ezzyland ft. Kayoti – “Milotic”
We kick off this month’s edition with a slab of magnificent, cruising EDM from Indian artists Ezzyland and Kayoti. Technicolor synths battle with crystalline drums, showcasing impeccable production and a keen sense of melody.
For fans of: Hudson Mohawke, Dorian Concept, Rustie
Joy Morales – “Home”
Introspective dream-pop from NY, mixed and co-produced by Astro Nautico artist Jon Bap. Both wistful and hopeful, Joy Morales lifts us to higher grounds with her reflective lyricism and psychedelic instrumentation.
For fans of: Zero 7, Imogen Heap, Frou Frou
MoPodna ft. Alexis Marceaux – “Intangible”
Jaunty, super catchy pop by way of New Orleans outlet Drama Club. What seems to be a first collab for this duo, it’s sleek poppy aesthetic belies the understated synth layers which unfurl as the track progresses.
For fans of: Bondax, Maribou State, Karma Kid
Xenna – “Can We”
Xenna serves up electronic-infused pop topped with breezy and seductive vocals such as “Can we please just get back to me now?” Written and produced during quarantine, Xenna’s desires are apt for this time of collective longing for nostalgia.
For fans of: Ama Lou, Andreya Triana, Syd
Autumn XO – “LSD In The Hills”
Charmingly off-kilter R&B from Autumn XO. Setting out over a gentle boogie-inflected beat, the track packs up and departs for the hills midway through before letting you drift away.
For fans of: Alfa Mist, Vanilla, Thievery Corporation
Mount Xiao – “Kimbara Song”
An ethereal, meditative track from Brighton’s Mount Xiao, “Kimbara Song” overlaps layers of plucked melodies, lush drones and folk elements to create something that wouldn’t sound out of place on a Tzadik Records release.
For fans of: Oren Ambarachi, Ariel Kalma, Sun Araw
Blaekaz – “Back Off”
Buoyant ’90s hip-hop bounce from Netherlands duo Blaekaz. Fans of jazzy head nodders will find plenty to love here.
For fans of: Guru, Jurassic 5, Jeru The Damaja
Raymi The Artist – “Velveeta”
With her strong vocals and distinctive flow, Chicago’s Raymi The Artist is a name to add to the growing list of female rappers who are taking the scene by storm.
For fans of: Cardi B, Lil Kim, Cuban Doll
SCHRZØ – “Lena”
Pummeling yet subtly emotive techno from Spain’s SCHRZØ. Expertly constructed, Lena swerves between moments of tension and optimism.
For fans of: Ben Klock, Norman Nodge, James Ruskin
Abroxis – “Black Hole”
We end our roundup with a dark and masterful sound design trip from Abroxis. This one’s for audiophiles and glitchy beat manipulators.
For fans of: Amon Tobin, Alva Noto, Haxan Cloak
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