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Yavin keeps the summer going in new single "Hot"

Yavin is not letting the summer heat go to waste, pouring every last drop of it onto his new single “Hot.” Like molten chocolate on ice cream, each verse drops to sweeten and melt the listener’s heart, exploring the summer passion one feels for another, the desires that feel endless as the longest days of the year. Yavin is no stranger to intoxicating beats and sleek production, but “Hot” is a step-up in that department, showing pristine sound and execution that preserves Yavin’s trademark sound so soft. The Boston artist is working hard and enjoying himself, harder; stream “Hot” below for something to groove to this week, and the rest of the summer. - René Cobar

   

T Star Verse "Balance"

T Star Verse released her debut album, Balance, last as a gift to herself and the world on her 20th birthday. The talented emcee included her two previously released singles, last year's "Levitate", and the recently released "Tesla Music", along side a collection of new tracks featuring the likes of Jose Cornier, T.L. Williams, RubyGld Smoke, Sister of Element.

Below is the wild video for the album's lead single, "Levitate", which was directed by AJ Spitz and was released back in March.

   

S.I.E. "Come Through"

S.I.E is preparing to release her debut album, Practice Run, on August 24th. She recently released the first single from the album, "Come Through", which was produced by Naii, and is accompanied by a video directed by Shot by Scott.

She recently released a second single from the project called "Mr. No One", which can be streamed below.

   

Knot releases debut LP on Exploding in Sound on August 28

Brooklyn's Knots raised from the ashes of Boston's Krill, and offer a tense mix of nervy post-punk instrumentation and '90s slacker vocals that perfectly blend two genres that have stood the test of time in the constantly evolving sea of rock'n'roll waves. The single Knot, streaming, is included in their debut, self titled LP out on August 28 on Exploding in Sound. 

   

The Flower Pistils experiment in new single "Oooh Banana"

Was it so long ago that the now infamous duct-taped banana at Art Basel made headlines around the world? When you listen to The Flower Pistils’ (Emma Gies and Micah Huang) art-pop single “Oooh Banana,” you feel you are eating it yourself. The song experiments with electronic influences and suggestive themes that defy the group’s usual indie-pop label; fuck labels. Mechanical but groovy, abstract yet profound, you can savor the single as you like. As the rhythm trots and intensifies its pace, you cannot help join it—what else would you like for a weekend treat? Stream “Oooh Banana” below for a taste of fantasies born out of exquisite sounds. - René Cobar