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LAIK “Satellite”

LAIK is the Synth Pop of Tyler Rice and Reuben Garza. The duo released the first single, “Satellite”, from their forthcoming LP, Curse My Dance, last week. The album is due out on April 5th and the duo will be releasing a second single, “Neighbors”, next week.

   

New Track: "Last Days Pt. 1" (Feat. Gus Staranko & Phillies Messiah) - Daz Jones

Daz Jones recently released a seven-song collection, titled Lost Tapes Vol. 1. Aided by Gus Staranko & Phillies Messiah, EP standout, “Last Days Pt. 1,” opens the proceedings. Keys and snare combine in a crisp, rolling beat, there’s a confident aggression -  one that expertly weaves the streets, with the smooth ride of one's words. Survival is a must.

   

Animal Aid Benefit

This Saturday, a benefit show for Animal Aid will be taking place at the High Water Mark. Animal Aid is a nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue and welfare organization that has been serving Portland since 1969. Other Lights, Dog Years, and Childspeak will all be playing in support of the organization. With each band filled with animal lovers, you can expect each set to be high energy and full of enthusiasm.

-By Nick Hartman

 

   

Harrison Lipton gets smooth on "Cannonball (feat. Huck, Quelle Rox)," plays Zone One 2.15

New York’s Harrison Lipton lays down some heavy alternative R&B vibes on “Cannonball,” with help from friends Quelle Rox and Huck. Accompanied by smooth, jazzy seventh chords and shuffling percussion, the song is a testament to the experience of becoming singularly fixated on a romantic interest, wherein all other thoughts fall by the wayside as paltry in comparison. Lipton’s first verse sets the mood with images of sultry baths and popping pills, enabling Huck to wax poetically on taking tequila shots and the passage of time as the track winds to a close, becoming increasingly more ethereal and echoing as it all fades to black. It’s a suave single, best enjoyed under the haze of cigar smoke and whisky, and guarantees a good time when Harrison takes to Zone One at Elsewhere on February 15th for its release party, supported by Melt the Band and Walker Landgraf. Stream Cannonball below. - Connor Beckett McInerney (@b_ck_tt)

   

Jovan Landry “Synergy Cypher Pt. 2”

Jovan Landry has released a new single and video called “Synergy Cypher Pt. 2”. This is clearly the follow-up to last month’s Pt. 1, and this time she is joined by Sundé, Tee Spirit, JuJu MinXXX and Tweak’G.

This is the second single from the forthcoming all-woman produced & performed album called Synergy which is due out on March 15th.

You can help Jovan celebrate the release of Synergy on March 15th at Columbia College.

Photo by Courtney Morrison