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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Twenty Five

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
MCAMP – “Never Love Again (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance

This is the first track to appear on the Rewind for R&B singer/songwriter Michael Campanelli, currently based in Lake Oswego, OR (which is just outside of Portland.) The neo soul-inspired cut has a sophisticated and smooth feel to it, perfect for an early morning.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
HUGO HELMIG – “Sooner Or Later”
LUZ – “We’ll Be Fine”
SVRCINA – “Precious”
TONY FERRARI – “Spend It All”

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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RECORD REWIND 2020: PGTC Picks, Week Seventeen

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
GRIFFIN OSKAR – “We Don’t Get High (Like We Used To)” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance

Oskar previously appeared on the Rewind twice as one half of the duo The NGHBRS, though I also enjoyed his previous major label EP Hostage, which was released by Republic in 2017. The strong pop ballad about a lost relationship isn’t lost on our weekly report.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
OSTON – “Shrug” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance

The Los Angeles-based performer has been steadily putting out her own material and collaborations since 2018, while finding some very solid editorial support on Spotify in the process. Don’t shrug off this catchy track: it’s a quirky and quality bop for your playlist.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
ALAINA CASTILLO – “Pass You By”
ELIO – “Body Language”
OVERSTREET – “Summertime”
SVRCINA – “Selfish”

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RECORD REWIND 2019: PGTC Picks, Week Forty Three

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
CXLOE – “Devil You Don’t” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fifth appearance

This is the fourth single from CXLOE to appear on the Rewind this year and is already receiving support from influential Australian radio station Triple J, leading to some building action on Shazam down under. The darker electronic and pop cut is devilishly good.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
JULIANDER – “On & On” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance

After one EP and a series of singles through Sony Music in Sweden, singer and songwriter Juliander is now independent and he has a great hit to start off his next era. The smooth and enticing R&B-influenced cut should stay on (& on) your playlist through the fall.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
FLY BY MIDNIGHT – “Love Me Like A Friend”
SVRCINA – “Between Us”

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RECORD REWIND 2019: PGTC Picks, Week Thirty Five


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…

(Due to the holiday weekend, commentary will return next weekend. Enjoy your Labor Day festivities!)
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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
DELANEY JANE & CALL ME KARIZMA – “Hello My Loneliness” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fifth appearance (Call Me Karizma is signed to Arista Records)

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
SVRCINA – “Runaway W. You” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: 12th appearance

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
CLARK BECKHAM – “I Hurt Too Much”
FINISH TICKET – “Ceiling Won’t Break”
JOEL ADAMS – “Kingdom”
KYAN PALMER & NICOPOP. – “Ms. Last Night”
SAFETYSUIT – “Stuck To You”

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RECORD REWIND 2019: PGTC Picks, Week Twenty Four

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
JHART – “Temporary” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Third appearance

With the third single to be released from his forthcoming set Songs From Therapy, hit singer and songwriter James Abrahart has a great new song in the mix this week, following top pop cuts like 2018’s “Put It To Bed” and “Why Does It Hurt”. It’s another winner.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
BLAKE ROSE – “Lady”
COIN – “Crash My Car”
DANIELLA MASON – “Girl In The Box”
DELANEY JANE – “Red”
DENNY WHITE – “Nobody”
FINNEAS – “Angel”
MKTO – “Shoulda Known Better”
OVERSTREET – “On The Way”
STEFAN ALEXANDER – “Barricade”
SVRCINA – “Back 2 Good”

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of June 14, 2019

The Madame has arrived.

We have an X-cellent schedule for new music ahead of the weekend, including a few highly-anticipated sets from top pop and rock performers. So, get into the groove, you beautiful strangers, because here are the top new albums and singles hitting the market:

BASTILLE – Doom Days (iTunes)
Features: “Joy”, currently in the top 25 on both the Alternative and Triple A radio charts

MADONNA – Madame X (iTunes)
Features: The Swae Lee-assisted “Crave”, a recent top 20 entry on the AC radio chart that also appears in the top 50 on the Hot AC chart

Notable albums out this week: Bruce Springsteen‘s Western Stars (iTunes), Jamestown Revival‘s San Isabel (iTunes), Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real‘s Turn Off The News (Build A Garden) (iTunes), Noah Kahan‘s Busyhead (iTunes), Sizzy Rocket‘s Grrrl (iTunes), Tritonal‘s U & Me (iTunes), X Ambassadors‘s Orion (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Brandon Jenner‘s Plan On Feelings (iTunes), Daniella Mason‘s Mental State (iTunes), Glowie‘s Where I Belong (iTunes), Lawrence Taylor‘s Poor Boy (iTunes), Loote‘s Lost (iTunes), Nightly‘s Talk You Down (iTunes), Phangs‘s _A Break (iTunes), SVRCINA‘s Hearing Colour (iTunes), Virginia To Vegas‘s Hartland St. (iTunes), Zhavia‘s 17 (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“Ain’t No Tellin'”, Lil Jon & Mac Dre (iTunes)
“All I Have (Revisited)”, Mat Kearney (iTunes)
“All This Time”, Drax Project (iTunes)
“Angel”, FINNEAS (iTunes)
“Better Luck Next Time”, Kelsea Ballerini (iTunes)
“Black Men Don’t Cheat”, Lil Duval featuring Charlamagne Tha God (iTunes)
“Bounce Back”, Little Mix (iTunes)
“BRB”, Luh Kel (iTunes)
“Bruised Not Broken”, Matoma featuring MNEK & Kiana Ledé (iTunes)
“Crash My Car”, COIN (iTunes)
“Daddy”, Blueface featuring Rich The Kid (iTunes)
“Do U Need Me?”, Francis And The Lights (iTunes)
“Duo (Live)”, Ben Rector (iTunes)
“Focus”, Bazzi featuring 21 Savage (iTunes)
“Haunt You”, Social House (iTunes)
“Impossible”, Carlos Vara (iTunes)
“It’s You”, Ali Gatie (iTunes)
“Lady”, Blake Rose (iTunes)
“Let You Know”, Flume featuring London Grammar (iTunes)
“Lightweight”, Thomston (iTunes)
“Loco Contigo”, DJ Snake featuring J Balvin & Tyga (iTunes)
“Look Away”, Stephen Puth (iTunes)
“Look What You’re Doing To Me”, BANKS featuring Francis And The Lights (iTunes)
“Love Songs”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Mess”, Julian Lamadrid (iTunes)
“Must Have Been The Wind”, Alec Benjamin (iTunes)
“My Man (Louis Bell Remix)”, Delacey (iTunes)
“No Tears”, Lukr (iTunes)
“Nobody”, Denny White (iTunes)
“On The Way”, Overstreet (iTunes)
“One Good Reason”, Hunter Hayes (iTunes)
“Outnumbered”, Dermot Kennedy (iTunes)
“People Know How To Love One Another”, Kaiser Chiefs (iTunes)
“Personal Hell”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“Red”, Delaney Jane (iTunes)
“Rescue Me”, Marshmello featuring A Day To Remember (iTunes)
“Runaway”, half•alive (iTunes)
“Sad Song”, Alesso featuring TINI (iTunes)
“Sanctuary”, Joji (iTunes)
“Sharpest Edges”, Gallant (iTunes)
“Shoulda Known Better”, MKTO (iTunes)
“Special”, Simple Creatures (iTunes)
“Summer Days (Haywyre Remix)”, Martin Garrix featuring Macklemore & Patrick Stump (iTunes)
“Temporary”, JHart (iTunes)
“Twang”, Mason Ramsey (iTunes)
“Vienna”, Declan J Donovan (iTunes)
“Want Me Back”, BENEE (iTunes)
“We Can Get High”, Galantis & Yellow Claw (iTunes)
“Who Do U Love?”, Monsta X featuring French Montana (iTunes)
“Wild Wild Woman”, Your Smith (iTunes)
“With You”, Kaskade & Meghan Trainor (iTunes)
“You Need To Calm Down”, Taylor Swift (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Mark Ronson, Prince and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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RECORD REWIND 2019: PGTC Picks, Week Nineteen

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…

(Due to Mother’s Day, full commentary will return next week. Enjoy this week’s selections!)

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PICK OF THE WEEK: ONE
BAHARI – “:( (Sad Face)” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fourth appearance

The former trio, now duo, certainly isn’t sad to see their latest release in our weekly recap. The darker electro-pop cut is a good one.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
CXLOE – “Low Blow” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Third appearance

This Australian performer continues to prove herself as a cool emerging name in pop music. “Low” is certainly a high point for her.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
BAUM – “Fuckboy”
ISAAC DUNBAR – “Cologne”
JOE JANIAK – “The Big One”
KIM PETRAS – “Blow It All”
SVRCINA – “Pages”
TONES AND I – “Dance Monkey”

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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RECORD REWIND 2019: 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
CAPPA – “I Do” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Seventh appearance

It’s been about four months since this artist last appeared on the Rewind with her song “Sux”, and her latest track definitely doesn’t suck whatsoever. Written with Aaron Blackmar, the lighter pop tune has a pleasant melody, while still preserving a playful attitude.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
JESSE SAINT JOHN – “Crying” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fifth appearance

Released as a part of a two-track single with an updated version of his former Rewind pick “What Do U Like”, you might need some tissues (sold seperately) when you check this cut out for the first time. The retro-tinged electronic sound finds just the right groove.

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PICK OF THE WEEK: THREE
SVRCINA – “All I Wanna Do” (iTunes)
Previously on the Rewind: Ninth appearance

From “I Do” to “All I Wanna Do”, the latest Rewind entry for this Nashville performer may not be a hot Sheryl Crow cover, but it’s a pretty catchy single in its own right. Co-written with Ben Eggebrecht and Michael McEachern, it’s another super add to her catalog.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
CUBBI – “Buzzkill”
DANIELLA MASON – “Deepest Of Wells”
EBEN – “Nights Like This”
GABRIELLE APLIN – “Nothing Really Matters”
JOEL ADAMS – “Coffee”
LAUREN AQUILINA – “Tobacco In My Sheets”
RENCE – “Ways To Go”
THE DRIVER ERA – “Feel You Now”
THE WLDLFE – “The Other Side”

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RECORD REWIND 2019: PGTC Picks, Week Six

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
BLAKE ROSE – “Lost” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Second appearance

Australian performer Rose appears to be blooming like a rose with his second single to date, which received notable support at both Apple Music and Spotify on Friday and ranked among the top 60 pop titles on iTunes. His awesome song is poised to do even more.

PICK OF THE WEEK: TWO
KIM PETRAS – “If U Think About Me…” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fourth appearance

Three is better than one, and Petras knows it well, having just released another three songs on Thursday of last week. While the two others are collaborations, this solo cut ranks as my favorite of the tracks by far. No need to think about it: this pop bop is a nice one.

PICK OF THE WEEK: THREE
R3HAB x ICONA POP – “This Is How We Party” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Third appearance (Icona Pop records for Big Beat Records, distributed by Atlantic Records)

Here’s a great dance release with a nostalgic twist: the song interpolates another track of the same name by S.O.A.P., a Danish duo whose European hit peaked at #21 on the CHR/Pop chart in May 1998. This update keeps it fresh and should be a solid club record.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
ADAM MELCHOR – “Three Hours Ahead”
ADAM&STEVE featuring MATY NOYES – “Wherever You Are”
CHRIS JOBE – “Cry”
COOPER & GATLIN – “Like You”
GRANT LANDIS – “Home To Momma”
GREYSON CHANCE – “Shut Up”
SOPHIA ANGELES – “Anybody Else”
SVRCINA – “Insecure”

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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RECORD REWIND: PGTC Picks, December 2-8, 2018

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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GREYSON CHANCE – “Twenty One” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Fourth appearance
Notes: Sometimes songs hit you in the middle of a party… that’s the atmosphere of Greyson’s new one, a quality introspective track.

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SVRCINA – “Dragonflies” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: Seventh appearance
Notes: A semi-regular here on the weekly Rewind, the latest single by this performer is a tiny animal of a title with a big pop punch.

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VESPERTEEN – “Operate” (Spotify)
Previously on the Rewind: First appearance
Notes: This operation is certainly a big success! The track’s blend of theatrical pop and bursts of energy make it an awesome choice.

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For more great new music, these songs are worth a listen…
ADAM MELCHOR – “Real Estate”
FLEURIE – “Love Has No Limits”
GRACEN HILL featuring LUKR – “Emotional Karate”
KELSY KARTER – “Catch Me If You Can”
KIN – “City Lights”
TYLER HILTON – “How Long ‘Til I Lose You”

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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