Ariana Grande Releases New Song, “Break Free”

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Ariana Grande has blessed our ears with a new song titled, “Break Free.” The song features one of our favorite DJs, Zedd. The singer released the song via MTV’s TRL, except they renamed it Total Ariana Live for Grande.

Listen to the song below!

 

Water Park Playlist: The Beach Boys, Empire of the Sun, The Mamas and Papas

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From winding down huge water slides or floating along a lazy river, water parks are something we all remember. Now that it’s summer, many different water theme parks are open for business. Enjoy a hot day, cold ice cream, and slipping down a slide with our water park themed playlist!

1. Go Outside- Cults

Enjoy the Cult’s “Go Outside” while out swimming with friends.

2. Million Voices- Otto Knows

This song has a summery vibe perfect to accompany you in a wave pool.

3. Surfin U.S.A-  The Beach Boys

A water park experience would not be complete without the Beach Boys singing, “Everybody’s gone surfing’, surfin’ U.S.A.”

4. Come A Little Closer- Cage The Elephant

A great song for hot days.

5. Jerk it out- Caesar

A classic song for any day riding water slides.

6. Wipe Out- The Surfaris

Without fail, this song produces images of surfers, waves, and the beach.

7. Howling For You- Black Keys

The Black Keys is always a good idea.

8. The Boys of Summer- Don Henley

This song bring backs memories of summer and sitting on the beach.

9. Alive- Empire of the Sun

A fun song for anytime of the year, but especially summer.

10. California Dreamin’- Mamas and Papas

Since California screams beaches, sunshine, and surfers; we leave you with this song is perfect for a water park day.

Grimes Releases New Song “Go”

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Grimes released a new song titled“Go” that was originally intended for Rihanna. She and Blood Diamonds collaborated to create this song that premiered on Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show.

Download the song here.

Listen to the song below.

Looking Forward to Friday Jams: Ed Sheeran, How to Dress Well, Sia, & Charli XCX

1. Ed Sheeran- “Thinking Out Loud”

Ed Sheeran’s newest album has been released and we have been enjoying “Thinking Out Loud.”

2. SBTRKT- “Temporary View” ft. Sampha

When these two pair up, they create amazing music. SBTRKT’s beats with Sampha’s velvety vocals makes us hope they never stop collaborating.

3. FKA Twigs- “Two Weeks”

Before the release of her new album, FKA Twigs shares one of the songs off the album.

4. Alt-J- “Hunger Of The Pine”

Since An Awesome Wave, we have not heard anything from Alt-J. Luckily, in September they will be releasing their new album. Here is just a preview of what is to come.

5. Charli XCX- “Boom Clap”

This catchy tune is probably familiar, considering it is the song that the Fault in our Stars trailer is played to.

6. Jessie Ware- “Tough Love”

Anything Ware makes is amazing. Her vocals never fail to bring something new to the table.

7. Tom Misch and Carmody – “Atmosphere”

Listen to Tom Misch and Carmody’s song “Atmosphere” its relaxing and fun.

8. Angus & Julia Stone- Heart Beats Slow

In typical Angus & Julie Stone fashion this song is calming, uplifting, and sweet all at the same time.

9. How to Dress Well- “Repeat Pleasure”

We’ve been enjoying the sounds of How to Dress Well’s newest album released yesterday titled, What Is This Heart?

10. Sia- “Big Girls Cry”

After “Chandelier,” Sia had us curious about her next move. Well, today she has answered with “Big Girls Cry.”

Naughty Boy Releases New Song ‘Home’

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After the hit song La, La, La featuring Sam Smith, we have been eagerly awaiting Naughty Boy’s next hit. The wait is over. Naughty Boy has just released “Home,” featuring SAM ROMANS two days ago. The song has a similar vibe to “La, La, La” like the silky voice and catchy beat, but it’s slower and more relaxing.

Check it out below!

Disclosure Remix of Pharrell’s “Frontin”

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Disclosure has taken an old favorite and remixed it into create something quite exceptional. Pharrell’s song, “Frontin,” featuring Jay Z has become more electronic, perfect for dancing. It seems like everything Disclosure touches is great.

Take a listen below!

New Artist To Watch: Clean Bandit

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Funky beats mixed with a classical influence are woven throughout the entire New Eyes album. Clean Bandit, the British electronic group responsible for this album is taking over the UK. Already snagging the #1 most ‘shazamed’ song in the UK, for “Rather Be,” this British band is sure to do big things this year.
The band is made up of Jack Patterson (bass guitar, keyboard), Luke Patterson (drums, Grace Chatto (cello), and Milan Neil Amin Smith (violin). In 2008, the group formed at Cambridge University.
Even though the group has been around for sometime, there single “Rather Be” really solidified their place on the charts. They released their most popular single “Rather Be,” via Atlantic Records and then their debut album New Eyes later that spring. Take a listen to Clean Bandit! They may be just the new vibe you’ve been craving.

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Throwback Thursday: “All Falls Down” ft. Syleena Johnson- Kanye West

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With his wedding date just days away, the Yeezus singer has been making quite a few headlines this week. Kimye will be tying the knot on May 24 in their rumored destination wedding location, Versailles.
Before Kanye says I do, its seems fitting that we reflect on an old favorite of ours: “All Falls Down.” This song was released on West’s debut album The College Dropout. It features singer Syleena Johnson who sampled Lauryn Hill’s “Mystery of Iniquity.”Listening to this song makes us realize how far Kanye West has come in his career. We wish him the best at his wedding on Saturday!

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Ariana Grande’s “Problem” ft. Iggy Azalea Reaches Best-Selling Single of 2014

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“I got one less problem without ya,” are the lyrics that will be stuck in everyone’s head throughout the next few months. Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea pair up to deliver a sassy yet powerful song that has already won the title of biggest-selling single of 2014 thus far. “Problem” has already been downloaded over 400,000 times in its first week. Even more impressively, it grabbed #1 on iTunes within thirty seven minutes of its release. The song was produced by Max Martin and Savan Kotecha. Grande takes the reigns with her powerhouse vocals while Azalea delivers snappy lyrics. The end result is insane. Expect huge things from two of this year’s biggest artists!

Check out the song here!

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Now Playing: “Twice” (Little Dragon)- Lianne La Havas


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London native, Lianne La Havas doing a cover of Little Dragon; what isn’t there to love? As a part of the England based music festival, In The Woods, Havas performed a piece that perfectly exemplified her sultry voice. Havas has come out with one album in 2012 titled, “Is Your Love Big Enough?” which received much praise. It was even awarded iTunes Album of the Year 2012. Considering her latest work was two years ago, we are glad she has provided us with something extra to satisfy are Lianne La Havas music cravings.

Check it out below!

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