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Jordan Corey’s “Focus” Out Today

Jordan Corey has just dropped her new single “Focus” via her Bandcamp page. It’s a complex and subtle pop song, with a heavy electronica influence. It marks a departure from some of the more vintage elements of her previous singles, with a thoroughly modern vibe. The propulsive beats and bass lines bubble underneath soothingly lush synth swells and Corey’s incredibly restrained but compellingly melodic vocal. Layered harmonies cut in and out to complement the synthesizer. Overall, it’s a beautiful relief from some of the aggressively uptempo and overwrought pop currently bombarding the airwaves.

A onetime OurStage ‘Artist of the Week,’ Corey recently played the infamous Electric Daisy Carnival EDM festival. She’s been teasing a video to accompany “Focus,” so we hope to have more from her soon.

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Brittany Campbell: Artist Of The Week
The Figgs Get Cosmic
Electric Daisy Carnival…Plus One

 

The Figgs Get Cosmic

OPOHcover3600px-300x300Since their mid-’90s flirtation with alt-rock radio ascendency, The Figgs have been a perpetually-evolving artistic entity. From their roots as purveyors of guitar pop, the band moved into riff rock while simultaneously mastering songcraft, and ended up as true studio artists, creating collections of short, unassuming songs that still somehow feel deep and epic. Their last few records have been shockingly consistent as they perfected a completely unique sonic signature. Now in their fourth decade as a band, The Figgs have released Other Planes of Here, an eight song LP that provides the perfect balance of melody, groove, natural lyricism, and pure charm. Living up to its title, the album slips in and out of time, touching familiar, classic sounds and forms, still rocking hard, but just as often bouncing into the stratosphere to suddenly achieve pop nirvana. Never has musical complexity been so enjoyable and easy to absorb. Turn off your mind, relax, and float into other planes with The Figgs.

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Top Artists For June 2015

Every month, the OurStage community (that’s you) listens and ranks the songs competing on OurStage.com. Once those songs get to the Finals stage, five grand prize winners are selected. Those winners get featured on the ‘OurStage on Amazing Radio’ show, broadcast from the UK to hundreds of thousands of music fans, both on terrestrial radio in the UK and online around the world. Last month’s show is streaming now. Below are the top five that you’ll hear on this month’s show, but you can preview them now by clicking here for a playlist.


POP FINALS
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“I’m Here” by Lindsey Gail

 

 

 


ROOTS FINALS
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“Be Beautiful” by James and June

 

 

 


ROCK FINALS
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“O Caligula” by The House of Jed

 

 

 


URBAN FINALS
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“Million” (Tink feat. Chris Fields)

 

 

 


ELECTRONIC FINALS
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“Solace (Comfort and Joy)” by Randal Pflum

 

 

 

Check out all the additional 1st place songs from our genre channels here.

Top Artists For May 2015

Every month, the OurStage community (that’s you) listens and ranks the songs competing on OurStage.com. Once those songs get to the Finals stage, five grand prize winners are selected. Those winners get featured on the ‘OurStage on Amazing Radio’ show, broadcast from the UK to hundreds of thousands of music fans, both on terrestrial radio in the UK and online around the world. Last month’s show is streaming now. Below are the top five that you’ll hear on this month’s show, but you can preview them now by clicking here for a playlist.


POP FINALS
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“Ready” by Danielle Diamond

 

 

 

 


ROOTS FINALS
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“Holler” by Dawn and Hawkes

 

 

 

 


ROCK FINALS
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“O Caligula” by The House of Jed

 

 

 

 


URBAN FINALS
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“The Vines” by Indigo Blak

 

 

 

 


ELECTRONIC FINALS
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“Rotation” by Garyani

 

 

 

 

Check out all the additional 1st place songs from our genre channels here.

Jitta Hits A Million Plays, Free Downloads

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Jitta On The Track continues to be one of the most prolific rappers in the game. Chances are pretty solid that he’s tracking a new song right now, whenever you might be reading this. And now you can get some of the most recent Jitta releases for free. Start with his brand new single “1 Million,” released to commemorate a million plays on Soundcloud.

Then go back just a bit and download Bipolar, the excellent full-length now hosted as a mixtape on DatPiff.

And then by the time you’re done with those, Jitta will probably have like 4 more singles out.

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Philadelphia Slick’s ‘Earth Rocks Harder’ Out Now [VIDEO]

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One of our longtime faves Philadelphia Slick has a new LP out today. Listen to and buy Earth Rocks Harder right here, right now. If you need a little enticement, check out the awesome new video for “State of Your Plate,” which was just released in conjunction with the record.

Top Artists For March 2015

Every month, the OurStage community (you) listens and ranks the songs competing on OurStage. Once those songs get to the Finals stage, five grand prize winners are selected. Those winners get featured on the ‘OurStage on Amazing Radio’ show, broadcast from the UK to hundreds of thousands of music fans, both on terrestrial radio in the UK and online around the world. Last month’s show is streaming now. Below are the top five that you’ll hear on this month’s show, but you can preview them now by clicking here for a playlist.


POP FINALS
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“Burn” by Kristen Marlo

 

 

 

 


ROOTS FINALS
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“Old Town” by July Fighter

 

 

 

 


ROCK FINALS
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“Golden Time” by Late Cambrian

 

 

 

 


URBAN FINALS
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“Color Me Bad” by Mooka

 

 

 

 


ELECTRONIC FINALS
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“4:26 Minutes of Ass Kickin Sounds” by Artyom

 

 

 

Check out all the additional 1st place songs from our genre channels here.

Yonas’ Latest ‘Freemix Tuesdays’

yonas believeYonas has been offering free downloads of his new series of remixes, which has already included “Pumped Up Kicks,” “Centuries,” “Blank Space,” “Take Me To Church,” and “Uptown Funk.” Check below to watch the official videos for any and all of those. They’re all gold.

Late yesterday, Yonas dropped the latest entry. This time, he’s taken Mumford & Sons‘ “Believe” in a whole new direction. Listen here, and click through for the download. Look for a new song every other Tuesday (while supplies last).

 

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Face Dances

Pretty cool. West Coast Shaving shared this image that shows a composite of every member in some well-known bands. Click-bait? Maybe, but pretty good click-bait. Who would have guessed that Bill Wyman would finally turn out to be the dominant Rolling Stone?

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New Album From Therapy? Out Today On Amazing Record Co.

disquietAfter blowing up big in the ’90s with their platinum-selling LP Troublegum, Therapy? went on to explore and push musical boundaries over the course of 10 subsequent releases. Today, our own Amazing Record Co. is proud to release Disquiet, the label’s first full-length album, and one that could be considered a sequel to the landmark Troublegum. Striking a perfect balance between melodic, intelligent, and ferocious, Disquiet finds Therapy? circling back to forge a new path forward from the sound that made them such an enduring and original band.

Out now. Watch the video for the first single, “Still Hurts.”