Recent posts by Wontu

pretty boi
New Music Aug 6  |  

Ryun Yusef’s “pretty boi” sounds like a cool summer sunset

I recently moved to Boston from Florida, and Ryun Yusef‘s “pretty boi” is the epitome of a beautiful day for me. I’m not sure why, but I didn’t think Boston would be humid. I thought I was leaving behind the sticky and the wet heat of Florida once I left. I was wrong. Boston is . . .

Listen to Dizzy Fae's funky, infectious "Johnny Bravo"
New Music Jul 20  |  

Listen to Dizzy Fae’s funky, infectious “Johnny Bravo”

Minneapolis comes together for a new Funk, R&B, electro-fusion single called “Johnny Bravo.” The new single makes you feel as cool as the character that it’s named after. It’s a dance song for any occasion. At the helm is Dizzy Fae with an infectious, versatile voice. Her voice is fun and she can adapt to . . .

New Music Jul 18  |  

Massachusetts-based singer DK paints a picture of loneliness on his new single

Dakota Kruser, better known as DK, is a Massachusetts-based singer and producer with a new single about the downward emotional spiral of loneliness. “It’s okay to be alone, but sometimes, being alone gets lonely” is a letter to those who are sulking in their rooms and feeling lonely where they feel like they should feel . . .

New Music May 16  |  

Chester Watson floats through the night with Fredfades on “Magia”

Fredfades and Chester Watson is a combo I should have seen coming, and I’m blown away with their new track together, “Magia.” The Norwegian producer has previewed quite a few tracks from his new album, Warmth before its June release. But “Magia” is one of the most exciting tracks I’ve heard from it yet. I’m a huge fan of Ivan Ave and . . .

New Music May 15  |  

Listen to Choker’s new atmospheric, genre-blending album, ‘PEAK’

Choker showcases his versatility with producing, singing and rapping on his new album PEAK.

tango for one
New Music Apr 10  |  

Cehryl battles with her thoughts on “Tango For One”

“Tango For One” is Cehryl’s latest and once again showcases the chemistry between her poetic lyricism and warm, soothing instrumentation.

40 in april
New Music Apr 2  |  

Soft Glas brings in spring with “40 In April”

While Late Bloom felt like the perfect winter album, his newest single “40 In April” welcomes us into spring with versatile guitar work and jazzy keys.

Francis Novotny
New Music Apr 2  |  

Francis Novotny comes in with a booming single “Between The Lines”

The emergence of Francis Novotny is a delightful mystery filled with experimental production and strong vocals.

New Music Mar 16  |  

Morgue floats over ethereal production on “Limelight”

SoundCloud is a beautiful place, once you look around the flaws it carries due to the music industry. There’s so many artists on there that make you wonder whether you’re early or late to their party. Morgue is a singer from Phoenix and a prime example of one of these talents. I had not heard of . . .

New Music Mar 15  |  

MistaDC is on a rocket ship of love on “Sunrays”

MistaDC soaks in the shining light of love while facing the reality of its departure over jovial production by local producer Kyo-Ken.

My Flame
New Music Mar 10  |  

Peyton sings of lost love on “My Flame”

Peyton’s soothing vocals blend perfectly with Bobby Earth’s soulful marriage of keys and guitar for this melancholic love letter.

New Music Mar 9  |  

Shrimpnose enlists Nazeem and Jaylap for his wobbly banger, “Darkness”

Shrimpnose reels us into the “Darkness” with wobbly synthesizers and booming percussions, along with infectious, braggadocios performances by local artists.

Melanie Rose
New Music Mar 7  |  

Melanie Rosé projects vintage soul and R&B on ‘Moonlight EP’

Melanie Rosé paints vignettes of self-reflection and past relationships with her soulful vocals over nostalgic, buzzing production by Bassti.

New Music Feb 27  |  

Emay’s dense, introspective ‘Ilah’ album is a must-hear

Emay’s ‘Ilah’ is a masterful combination of the Ontario artist’s thoughtful songwriting, precise delivery and original, jagged production.

Due Rent
New Music Feb 24  |  

lojii & Swarvy deliver the gritty ‘DUE RENT’ title track

lojii & Swarvy team up for ‘DUE RENT’ and the first single faces the struggle head on with swagger-injected raps and an infectious flute-sample beat.