This week’s #5NewTracks list consists of Baraka, Standard Legal, Fred Page, and more.
Dirty Audio – Stacks (Submission)
Finding the right performing artist for “Stacks” by Dirty Audio would help bring out the true essence of this beat. I can envision a collaborative situation with Major Lazer or any remix master to turn up the heat for this electro-pop beat which can make the party wave in the rave.
Baraka – Bamboo Forest (Submission)
“Bamboo Forest” is such a mellow neo-soul beat. I can hear talented artists like Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Sevyn Streeter, Miguel, Alicia Keys, or Erykah Badu on an instrumental like this. If one of them performed it, it would become a household sound. If you had a long day, “Bamboo Forest” will make you want to reflect upon the day and prepare for the journey ahead. Good stuff, Baraka!
The Phase – Burnout (Submission)
Whether you’re driving, flying, skating or working out, “Burnout” is a good uptempo song with a splash of fun. If you’re not a fan of The Phase, eventually, they will grow on you. I would like to see a music video for this. I want it to come to life and hit the charts.
Forest Blakk – Love Me (Submission)
“Love Me” is a song by Forest Blakk. I appreciate its delivery, composition, and arrangement. I wouldn’t be surprised if this song hits the charts, or win awards in the future. Anything is possible. Check out the official music video. You won’t be disappointed.
Fred Page – Saw It Off (Submission)
Am I waiting for something special? Suddenly, making tough decisions in life feels easy. Fred Page’s “Saw It Off” is all about moving forward. Going for your dreams has never been packaged like this. Most dreamers and goal seekers reach a breaking point. Usually, it is when they are sick and tired of being sick and tired. Personally, I believe the Alt-Rock singer has a shot to make his mark with “Saw It Off.” I’m looking forward to seeing what’s in store for this track.
Standard Legal – Nadine, 5 Yrs Ago (Submission) (Bonus)
This track by Standard Legal “Nadine, 5 Yrs Ago” has good lyrics, but there is a lot going on here. It’s taking away from the concept of you hearing the actual vocalist. This song reminds me of “Ground Control to Major Tong,” that hit tune from the 60s-70s era except much busier. The levels sound like it should be mixed down better to allow the listener an avenue to hear the music without anyone part overpowering the other.