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RECORD REWIND: PGTC Picks, 12/4 – 12/10

Record Rewind - December 11, 2016

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 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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GOLDEN COAST – “Make Ya Move” (iTunes) (Spotify)
It was hard selecting just one spotlight track from this duo’s self-titled EP, which was released a few days ago. Both “Comeback Kid” and “Recess” are former Rewind picks, and “Move” is bound to move up in streams and blog entries. You’ll bounce to this pop bop.

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PATTERNIST – “When The Lights Turn Low” (iTunes) (Spotify)
Gabe Mouer, a musician based in Portland, OR, was featured on the Rewind three weeks ago with the title track from Give It Up, an EP he released on Friday. Shades of dance-pop and indie rock color this fun cut, making it (and the other songs) an enjoyable listen.

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TYLER HILTON – “Next To You” (iTunes) (Spotify)
High school flashback! Signed to Maverick Records, this singer’s “When It Comes” and “How Love Should Be” were both hits on my chart, with “When” going to #5 just after Christmas in 2004. Hilton self-releases his music now, and the results are pretty fantastic.

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YOUNG SUMMER – “Old Chunk Of Coal” (iTunes – n/a) (Spotify – n/a)
I said to myself one day recently, “Self, how have you survived without noting Young Summer on the Rewind in over a month?” As I struggled to find an answer, lo and behold, this John Anderson cover appeared. It’s a beautiful reinterpretation of a country classic.

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For more great new music, these tunes are worth a listen…
BEST NIGHT EVER – “Caught Up” (SoundCloud)
JUNIOR PROM – “Contenders” (SoundCloud)

Want to be featured on this weekly wrap-up? Submit your music to afsoybel@hotmail.com and I’ll check it out. Thanks!

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RECORD REWIND: PGTC Picks, 11/13 – 11/19

Record Rewind - November 20, 2016

Our new Record Rewind is about highlighting the top new songs that you may have missed, or should discover, from many of my favorite independent acts out there. If you like what you see, let me know what you think!

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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BROADHURST – “Bones” (iTunes) (Spotify)
From Sneaky Sound System to sound systems all over the globe, Nick Broadhurst has just about four million Spotify streams for a super single of his, “Little Lover”, and all of the remixes that accompanied it. His latest song, a strong pop ballad, will intrigue you.

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COURTSHIP. – “Love For Everyone” (iTunes) (Spotify)
This is the first time on the Rewind for the duo of Eli Hirsch and Micah Gordon, and I think it’s a safe bet that this track will find its way into a commercial real soon. It’s just too catchy to be ignored, and the timely message makes it an even more important single.

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KYKO – “Nature” (iTunes) (Spotify)
The last time London’s Scott Verrill was on the Rewind was in September; that’s when his track “Horizon” debuted. That single is a few days away from reaching 600,000 streams on Spotify. Pretty impressive! His tropical pop meets indie rock sound is a winner.

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PATTERNIST – “Give It Up” (iTunes) (Spotify)
Musician Gabe Mouer has been making sweet sounds under this name for a couple of years now, so I guess I’m overdue for putting one of his songs on the Rewind. Luckily, this catchy indie pop bop is definitely on repeat for me. Check out his new EP next month.

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PRETTY SISTER – “Thirsty” (iTunes) (Spotify)
Zak Waters continues to impress with this fun and funky number that’ll leave you parched for more pop perfection. Of course, I’ve been following the project for over a year now, and with excellent tracks like “Come To LA” and “West Coast”, he’s doing real well.

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THØSS – “Submarine” (iTunes) (Spotify)
It’s great to have this performer return with a quality single. In June, the title track from his Benchwarmer EP was included on the Rewind, but the whole set is a pretty solid listen. In an ocean full of indie rock acts, this submarine is certainly making some waves.

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For more great new music, these tunes are worth a listen…
ALLMAN BROWN featuring LIZ LAWRENCE – “Palms” (SoundCloud)
ANDIE CASE – “So Low” (SoundCloud)
BRAYTON BOWMAN – “Puff Puff Pass” (SoundCloud)
GRIFF’S ROOM BAND – “Part Of Me” (SoundCloud)
LIZZY LAND – “Sweet Melodies” (SoundCloud)
NATIVES – “Passion” (SoundCloud)
RKCB – “Enough” (SoundCloud)
VALLEY – “Drive” (SoundCloud)

Everybody had to get their new singles delivered and uploaded before Thanksgiving… well, at least there’s plenty to listen to now!

Want to be featured on this weekly wrap-up? Submit your music to afsoybel@hotmail.com and I’ll check it out. Thanks!

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