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NIGHTLY debut “XO”

It might be their debut single, but Nashville outfit NIGHTLY sound like seasoned professionals on “XO.” The track finds the alt-rockers tapping into a wealth of carefree vibes just in time for summer with a sing-a-long hook, but it also manages to touch on more serious lyrical themes in the process; “‘XO’ is about being in […]

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Violet Days debut a powerful electro-pop single in “Your Girl”

It’s been six months since the release of “Screaming Colors,” but Swedish pop outfit Violet Days has finally debuted an infectious new single. Entitled “Your Girl,” the cut finds vocalist Lina Hansson providing her most powerful performance yet as she addresses the intrinsic need to be loved with emotional, affecting vocals that demand radio play (especially when combined […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Ryan Stapleton – “Vibrate Your Body”

“Vibrate Your Body,” the new single from Philadelphia-based artist Ryan Stapleton is both sensually addictive and overtly magnetic. The song, streaming exclusively below, contains the swagger of ELO, the sophistication of MGMT and the pop sensibility of Passion Pit. The single, which is due out for purchase July 14, shows Stapleton can write songs with […]