These are the words that come before the music. Exciting music to kickstart your weekend. Take tomorrow off. You deserve it. It was a slow start to the day, since I was taken to see Ladyhawke at The Corner Hotel as a belated birthday gift from one of my best friends. We had way too much fun, and Ladyhawke is amazing and humble and talented.
JUSTICE: Randy (A live installation by Thomas Jumin)
The official video for Randy was shot in real time. The live action video features a visual art installation made from 25 interconnected TV sets, used to display animated graphics and film footage as well as the lyrics from the single. It was directed by Thomas Jumin.
Calvin Harris: My Way
Drum was written by MØ, Charli XCX, Noonie Bao (Final Song) and BloodPop, who also produced the track. Stream it here.
“Drum is about setting each other free,” says MØ. “Whether it’s an old friend, a lover, a lifetime partner or even yourself, it’s about letting go in order to pursue your dreams, for better or worse. Sometimes we have to accept that we might not have a plan, but that we have to figure out our own shit – take the punches and get stronger – and the same goes for those we care about.”
Lupe Fiasco: Pick Up The Phone
Lupe Fiasco says he’s looking forward to collaborating with Sony Music Australia (his new label home) and connecting more with his international fans through this platform.
Safia: My Love Is Gone
MYAMI: The Fire
Charlotte OC: Darkest Hour
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