As the follow-up to our September pop selections, Aipate returns with six October picks.
Shaylen – “Sorry”
Rising Los Angeles-based pop sensation Shaylen has shared the video for “Sorry”. Produced by Keith Varon and Boston, this song is one of the six on the singer’s debut EP Highs And Lows. The project has already received rave reviews from pop specialist platforms like Popdust, Just Jared and Idolator. “Sorry”, for example, is a beautiful rhythm-infused banger with a nice catchy vibe. Shaylen is currently signed to UMG’s Republic Records.
Moby Rich – “Loser”
Another one from the entertainment city of Los Angeles is “Loser”, which is is the latest release from alt-pop duo Moby Rich. Among other interesting elements, the song’s chant-like singalong hook will get you engaged — and oddly relating. Delivered as more of an anthem, “Loser” was written ‘to let people know it’s okay to be a weirdo and to not be understood by everyone’. The song has is so good that it has, in fact, been featured on the comedy film Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.
Airyen Vay – “Say”
US singer/songwriting newcomer Airyen Vay has just presented fans with a new ballad which she’s titled “Say”. Packed with gripping piano melodies and soaring and air-penetrating vocals, the song is just so moving. The lyrics further heightens the emotive feeling ignited by the composition. For more Airyen, you can check our her Spotify page.
A R I Z O N A – “Problems”
New Jersey music trio A R I Z O N A‘s long-awaited second album ASYLUM is out. The group is now releasing the visuals for “Problems”, one of the songs on the LP. “Problems” is an electro-pop record with a retro flavor, an aspect that’s been extended to the music video. As a composition, this song carries emotionally charged lyrics and the corresponding vocal delivery is just so befitting. A R I Z O N A are working with Atlantic Records.
LUTZIE – “Rain”
16-year-old pianist and singer/songwriter LUTZIE has shared another lovely indie-pop song. Titled “Rain”, it brings music fans’ attention to the rising star. A native of Seattle, LUTZIE has twice been spotlighted as part of Up Next, the emerging artist performance series presented by Seattle Theatre Group and Starbucks. With a hint of vulnerability, “Rain” is an awesome piece that showcases the youngster’s vocal prowess. It is part of her upcoming 3-track debut EP.
m-flo x J Balvin- “Human Lost”
Japanese-pop and Latin-pop edges got joined as celebrated Japanese group m-flo partnered up with Colombian reggaeton artist J Balvin for a new song. The resultant track is named “Human Lost” and is an exciting inter-continental electro-pop piece. The record combines different music styles and, by extension, bridges any cultural gap. The accompanying anime-inspired visuals was produced by Polygon Pictures and OLM. m-flo was formed in 1998 and includes VERBAL, Taku Takahashi and LISA.