OVO fux wit Nicole Ariana
In case you missed it (#ICYMI), here are some pretty great recently released tracks from local musicians and bands for your listening pleasure on this goddamn beautiful day. Have a listen! ♥
Loveland - "Aloe Hotel"
Soft funk Halifax five-piece Loveland
is killing the love-making music. Robert Loveless
is a soul-singer incarnate. This one is for the lovers. I mean, it's not called Loveland for no reason. Hot sexy slow jams, amazing musicianship. You're gonna need the aloe, baby: this song burns.
Nap Eyes - "Mixer"
Ah yes, my well-tooted horn: Halifax "indie rockers" Nap Eyes
released a new track from upcoming album, Thought Rock Fish Scale
(You've Changed/Paradise of Bachelors
). I learned this song just by going to all of Nigel Chapman
's shows but it's recorded wonderfully; Seamus Dalton
's drums are accentuated in a way that's sometimes lost live. This is balance.
Ritchcraft - "Memories" (feat. Gwyneth Christoffel)
Halifax producer James Ritchie
dropped "Memories" featuring singer Gwenyth Christoffel
earlier this month. It's got a very current vibe that still invokes classic throwbacks like Portishead
and Super Nintendo
. "Memories" makes me feel like a neon jellyfish. Ritchcraft
also remixed the Little Dicky, Fetty Wap, Rich Homie Quan
banger "Save Dat Money
." Yeaaah baby
*Fetty Wap voice* Looks like we have a hot new producer in the mix.
Nicole Ariana - "I'm Yours"
Earlier this year, Halifax's Nicole Ariana
started collabos with OVO Sound
's Eric Dingus
in Austin, Texas, via Dream Sequence Records
. A few weeks ago, she released the Dingus-produced track, "I'm Yours." It's super-sensual with some hard pounding in the middle. I don't know why all these tracks are making me horny. Almost the weekend. Anyway, our homegirl is killing it. I mean, you know who runs OVO
, right? Ariana's tracks have always been impressive, emotive and hypnotizing, but knock knock, who's there, next-level. Dingus also put out a Halloween Mix
on OVO Sound Radio and included Ariana on it (hit up 14:01). Really big tings.
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