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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Fourteen

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
JAKE SCOTT – “Like No One Does” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fourth appearance

Singer and songwriter Scott continues a year-long musical journey with his third release of 2020 and the fourth to make the weekly Rewind, which also included a duet with singer Brigetta. The rhythmic pop song is another good chapter in this already great cycle.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
STELA COLE – “Love Like Mine” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Second appearance

Yes, the woman of the hour is extending her hours on the Rewind, so you can take three minutes and eight seconds to stop and bop to her second song of 2020. Co-written with Gigi Grombacher and producer Nicki Adamsson, the tune is bold, hooky and a winner.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
ANSON SEABRA – “Can You Hear Me”
LIZ HUETT – “Far Away From Here”
WOLF – “Ghost”

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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Thirteen

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
MOKITA & ELLA VOS – “Take It Back” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fourth appearance / Third appearance

You’ll have to take it back to late last year to find the most recent Rewind appearances for these two artists, who were both featured on their respective weeks with collaborative efforts. Now, their new release together is a low key pop bop: a bit simple, but effective.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
NEW RULES – “Pasta” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: first appearance

While we’re craving a nice pasta dish from a fancy restaurant while self-isolating, the new song called “Pasta” is certainly filling too, as this young male group continues to build a passionate fan base with their charm and quality tunes. Our compliments to the chef!

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
KENNEDI – “Apology”
R3HAB & ANDY GRAMMER – “Good Example”
SAM CREIGHTON – “Go To Hell”

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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Twelve

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
SOFIA QUINN – “Anyway” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: first appearance

Known for co-writing songs for JoJo and Kiana Ledé, this talented newcomer is stepping into the spotlight as an artist with her first release independently. After teasing a clip on TikTok, which has earned more than 875,000 views thus far, the full track is a winner.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
JOHNNY STIMSON – “Hard To Say Goodbye”
MOONTOWER – “Bury Me”

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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Eleven

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
DYLAN DUNLAP – “Who Would Have Thought” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Second appearance

Last November, Dunlap was noted on an edition of the Rewind with another fantastic song, “If That’s Alright”. His new track, which was self-written with production by Los Angeles-based songwriter/producer Ben Zelico, is a great soft pop radio single to check out.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
SHOFFY featuring ANNA CLENDENING – “Bedhead” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Second appearance / (Clendening is signed to EastWest Records)

After appearing on last week’s report with the Sabrina Carpenter-assisted “Tricky”, Shoffy is back on this week’s log with a song that features another singer who has appeared on our Friday Faves updates, Anna Clendening. It’s another great release from his album.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
BOY IN SPACE – “U N Eye”
DAVE BARNES – “Love Somebody”
GAYLE – “Z”
PHANGS – “Okay With That”

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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Ten

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
SHOFFY featuring SABRINA CARPENTER – “Tricky” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance / (Carpenter is signed to Hollywood Records)

Though Carpenter has already managed to chart a handful of moderately successful singles on the Top 40 list, you might remember that Shoffy narrowly missed the top 40 last July with “Cool Again”, peaking at #41. Luckily, the cool factor on this track is still high.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
ALAINA CASTILLO – “Ocean Waves”
EMILY VAUGHN – “Get Naked”
JOEL ADAMS – “Someone To Love”
KODALINE – “Sometimes”

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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Nine

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
SHY MARTIN featuring BOY IN SPACE – “Still The Same” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fifth appearance / Second appearance

You’ve seen both of these performers spotlighted on the Rewind with their own solo material, so it’s no surprise that they work very well together. Last October, they teamed up on the song “On A Prayer”. Now, our prayers have been answered for a good follow-up.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
ADAM MELCHOR – “30 Minutes”
BRIGETTA – “Could’ve, Should’ve, Would’ve”
JAKE SCOTT – “Open Eyes”
JT ROACH – “Black Hair Ties”
OVERSTREET – “For A Heartache”

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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Eight

Sunday afternoon means it’s time for the Record Rewind, highlighting the top new tracks that you might’ve missed during the work week, all from my favorite small label and independent acts out there. If it’s on the site, it’s something that you need to check out!

Across the PGTC SoundCloud page and my playlists on Spotify, these stuck out as my favorite independent songs of the week…
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
CALL ME LOOP – “Downhill From Here” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance

Call it a bop! Looped on our playlist this weekend, the latest single from this English performer has the right dose of playful pop for any lover of the genre. With a quality song and some solid streaming numbers during the last few years, this release should endure.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
LAUREN AQUILINA – “Bad People” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fourth appearance

With her first appearance on the Rewind in nearly a year, Aquilina’s newest single shines with a tender sound that clearly resonates thanks to its strong lyrics. Co-written with Adam Argyle, known for working with Dua Lipa and James Arthur, the song is a winner.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
JORDAN FISHER – “Contact”
LAUV – “Modern Loneliness”
STELA COLE – “Woman Of The Hour”

Want to be featured on this weekly wrap-up? Submit your music to adamfsoybel@gmail.com and I’ll check our your tunes. Thanks!

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