Before I get into the music, I would like to make an announcement that in the next couple of weeks I will have content for you. I will explain my life and things that have prevented me from writing recently, but before I get into anything deep or sentimental, let’s just ease into things with this post of some new songs I’ve added to my playlist recently.
1.“1999 WILDFIRE” by BROCKHAMPTON
I have been listening to a lot of BH over break, and while most people have heard “SUGAR”, “1999 WILDFIRE” is my favorite song of theirs at the moment. There’s just something about this group that hits differently, especially after 9 p.m.
2. “Take A Slice” by Glass Animals
It was very difficult to only put one Glass Animals song in, as they are my current most-played band (I got “ZABA” and “How To Be A Human Being” vinyl’s for Christmas). I could probably write an entire post about my appreciation for Glass Animals, but I chose to add this song in particular because of how strong it sounds. This song oozes psychedelic power (listen to at 2:57 and tell me you disagree).
3. “Adore You” by Harry Styles
Okay, if I was going to write an entire post about music, it would be Harry Style’s new album “Fine Line” (also received it as a vinyl for Christmas). My best friend and I agreed without saying it that our song is now “Adore You” by Harry Styles, and we’ve already made several music videos to it. Of course, it got added to my playlist. Also, go watch the music video if you want to cry… in a good way.
4. “Dopamine” by BORNS
For some reason, this song keeps playing at my favorite sushi place in downtown Lawrence, and the more I listened (I eat sushi a lot), the more I realized how underrated it really was. The most underrated song on my playlist would have to be this.
5. “Maniac” by Conan Gray
One of my friends really likes Conan Gray, but I was unfamiliar with his music until recently. This particular song appeared on my Spotify recommended, and I immediately enjoyed the pop beats for more than just the clever storyline of the song. I’m excited to see what he will do in the future.
6. “Hot Rod” by Dayglow
Dayglow is another new artist to appear on my playlists, a solo act in the indie pop genre. The album “Fuzzybrain” has many hits, but “Hot Rod” is one of my favorites for the catchiness of it.
7. “Cemetery” by COIN
I’ve been listening to a lot of COIN recently, as my best friend and I are going to their concert in April. While hits like “Malibu 1992” and “Talk Too Much” are unmistakably great, one of my favorite songs by them is “Cemetery” because of the modern, mellow, and lighter vibes.
8. “shining on my ex” by bbno$, Yung Gravy
Once again, bbno$ and Yung Gravy are on my playlist simply because their music has enough bass to boost confidence while driving, and I enjoy the uniqueness of this song in particular with the change in rhythm and background sounds. I think these two are a great duo.
9. “HEAVY HITTER” by Jack Harlow
I forgot how I stumbled upon this song and artist (probably TikTok), but I try to keep the music I listen to varied, and Jack Harlow is an interesting new rapper.
10. “HeadBand” by B.o.B (feat. 2 Chainz) [Coucheron Remix]
I found this son originally thinking it was the regular version, the one we listened to in early high school in our parents’ basements with dimmed lights and sweaty foreheads. However, this remix sent me, and I leave for Florida for New Years in a few days and can expect to play this song over thirty times.
You can listen to my playlist here on Spotify, and give me a follow if you want to keep up with my other music!
Again, as promised, I will be back before New Years with the content you have been waiting for. And I have all the tea ready to spill about exactly what I’ve been up to…