Chris Fields’ “Crown” Video

Though Chris Fields‘ single “Crown” dropped over a year ago, the Brooklyn MC has given it a new life with a brand new video, released June 1. The song, which first hooked us with “a simple but menacing horn sample, with an even more intense chorus,” certainly deserves to be heard by a wider audience. Hopefully the new video helps toward that end. “Crown” is from Fields’ LP Dreams Are Forever. Get it at

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Chris Fields Drops “Crown”

Single Spotlight: “We Could Rebuild It” By The American Indie

Finding a spot on our Top 40 in its first month of competition, “We Could Rebuild It” is the debut single by The American Indie. The Boston trio has been honing their sound over the past couple of years (going through a couple of name changes in the process), and are readying an EP for release as they begin to make waves with their live shows in the Northeast. Marked by heavily syncopated electronic rhythms, earnest lyrics, intertwined guitar lines, and atmospheric synths, “We Could Rebuild It” is a confident debut from a promising indie rock band.

Late Cambrian’s “Hot Minute”
“I Eat Earthquakes Like You For Breakfast”
The Figgs ‘On The Slide’

Chris Ayer, “Stay Another Night”

Los Angeles singer Chris Ayer just released a new single, “Stay Another Night.” It’s breezy, acoustic driven pop song perfectly suited for chilled-out summer nights. The intermittently pounding beat takes the track just outside of singer-songwriter territory and should help it find a home on Top 40 radio. In fact, “Stay Another Night” is already burning up the Spotify charts overseas. And just in time, since Ayer has been performing a series of dates in Europe, and will head to The Netherlands for a couple of dates in Utrecht on June 1st and Pinkpop festival in Landgraaf on June 5th. A video for the new single is forthcoming. In the meantime, listen below.

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“Is You High?” By Audemar

Audemar, an artist seen recently on our Rap and Hip-hop chart as well as our Urban Best of the Best rankings, has dropped a new single, “Is You High?” Otherwise known as Omar Rihani, Audemar worked with producer Ditty Beatz and engineer Chris Ryan to create this mesmerizingly mellow jam. This is the first single following the release of Audemar’s collaborative EP with Gov.Name (aka “The Government“). Listen:

Yonas Returns With “You F#cked Up” Single And Video
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Yonas Returns With “You F#cked Up” Single And Video

Get ready; Bronx rapper Yonas is back at it with a new single and video, with more on deck. The latest is “You F#cked Up,” a head nodding, mid-tempo jam that sits alongside his best singles. The video − another successful collaboration with director Mike Squires − depicts a torrid affair with a be-wigged mannequin. Watch it below. The new single is part of Yonas’ #SummerMonDaze series, which portends a solid summer of new music.

NSFW, obv.

Roll One Up” With Yonas
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Yonas Drops “Summertime Luv”

New Single And A Free Download From Air Traffic Controller

[UPDATED 5/15/17]
Air Traffic Controller
has teamed up with Cause Mobile Wallet to offer a free download of a new song, “It’s You.” Cause Mobile Wallet is a new service that enables users to send money, as with PayPal or Venmo, but a percentage of the transfer goes to a selected charity − at no cost to the user. Sign up to try out the service for the download from Air Traffic Controller. The indie/pop/rock band is currently prepping the release of their new LP Echo Papa, which will include the new track.

UPDATE: Air Traffic Controller has released “After Party,” the first single from the new album. Here it is:

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