For each musical recommendation, we will include a link to the album and a sample song from that album. We hope you enjoy and discover some new artists!

If you feel so inclined, please email us at [email protected] with your own recommendation. We’d love to hear them! 

Sam’s Picks:

ARTIST: Noga Erez

ALBUM TITLE: KIDS (2021)

Israeli pop singer and producer, Noga Erez, wrote her sophomore album, drawing influences from electronic, alternative, and hip hop beats.  The marriage of those influences creates music with catchy beats and melodies. 

SONG TO CHECK OUT: “You So Done

SIMILAR ARTISTS: Billie Eilish, Noa Kirel, Dennis Lloyd

ARTIST: Foxy Shazam

ALBUM TITLE: Foxy Shazam (2010) 

This album is what you get when you mix modern theatrics with 80’s revival glam rock.  Foxy Shazam puts lots of energy into their musical production, which makes for an enjoyable listening experience.

SONG TO CHECK OUT: “Killin’ It

SIMILAR ARTISTS: Meat Loaf, My Chemical Romance, Queen, The Darkness

Mariel’s Picks:

ARTIST: Silk Sonic

ALBUM TITLE: An Evening With Silk Sonic

Silk Sonic is the collaboration between two of music’s biggest personalities: Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak. Their first album as Silk Sonic is a love letter to 70s and 80s soul that avoids being simple pastiche due to just how good it is. You don’t want to miss this one.

SONG TO CHECK OUT: “Leave the Door Open

SIMILAR ARTISTS: Thundercat, Parliament-Funkadelic, The O’Jays

ARTIST: Tayla Parx

ALBUM TITLE: Coping Mechanisms 

Tayla Parx spent many years writing hits for legends before finally stepping out on her own. Parx makes colorful R&B-pop that you can’t help but dance to, combining retro soul and the pop stylings of all the people she helped make famous.

SONG TO CHECK OUT: “I Don’t Want To Dance Alone

SIMILAR ARTISTS: Victoria Monet, Ariana Grande, Chloe x Halle

Community Recommendations:

  • “Cowboy Tears” by Oliver Tree – Sophia

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