Best Songs of 2018: 1. Amber Mark

Best Songs of 2018  1. Amber Mark – “Love Me Right” “Love Me Right” was my song of spring, summer, and autumn. It soundtracked dishwashing, walks to the grocery store, and, infamously, a ride back from the airport. I love this song immensely, and I spun its greater EP more than most other records this year. This is my love letter to Amber Mark. As the … Continue reading Best Songs of 2018: 1. Amber Mark

Best Songs of 2018: 2. Rosehardt

sawdustandgin: Rosehardt works out a crisis of faith on new single, announces LP Originally premiered on the 405. Today Rosehardt announces the release of his debut album, Songs in the Key of Solitude, on Styles Upon Styles Records, due out April 6. In the album teaser (below), watch a spoken word piece that he recites directly to the camera, but really to himself. SUS provides … Continue reading Best Songs of 2018: 2. Rosehardt

Best Songs of 2018: 3. Freedom Baby

sawdustandgin: Freedom Baby give their all on their epic new single Originally appeared on the 405.  In their new song, “I Want To Give,” Toronto-based Freedom Baby have created an epic. The new single comes after their March EP titled How You’ll Grow, which expanded the idea of chamber folk with its nuanced lyrics and sounds. Partners Eric Reid and Brianna Bordihn are the two … Continue reading Best Songs of 2018: 3. Freedom Baby

Best Songs of 2018: 8. Little Simz

sawdustandgin: Little Simz Releases Punchy Anthem “Boss” Ahead of Demon Dayz Fest Appearance Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  With her new single, North London hip hop artist Little Simz reminds us that she is not just a girl, she’s a boss. The song debuted on television’s current best place to hear new music: Issa Rae’s HBO show, Insecure. “Boss” comes on the heels of another brand … Continue reading Best Songs of 2018: 8. Little Simz