Summer Salt released another holiday song in April 19th 2019. After releasing “Harvest Fair” on last year, this year Matt and Eugene brought another joy of holiday song for us during easter.
Riot grrrl pioneers Sleater-Kinney came back from their slumber in 2015, releasing No Cities to Love after a 10-year hiatus. Four years after their release, it seems like they’re returning stronger than ever. Sleater-Kinney released their new single, “Hurry on Home,” after announcing that they’re back in the studio with indie rock icon St. Vincent taking on production duties. The single shows that the band, which started in the 90s, is ready to tackle new eras and sounds of the 2010s.
Carly Rae Jepsen, the world’s most dynamic pop musician who got her start from viral earworm “Call Me Maybe,” is back with her latest album. “Dedicated” is her first album since her critical darling “Emotion,” and the release of the album has also been a big viral moment in pop music, since it is the album with the highest Metacritic user score of all time. While the album sometimes trips in its missteps, it is still a solid direction in Carly Rae Jepsen’s career.
Semarang-based rapper/singer/songwriter Tiad Hilm released his new experimental hip hop single “Fear/Loathing” on May 10, 2019 under local music collective HILLS.
As the eldest member of boy group EXO, Xiumin enlisted first among the other members. The track “You” was released as his farewell to the fans through SM Station 3, two days after he enlisted in the military, and five days after his solo fanmeeting “Xiuweet Time”.
Mercury Prize nominated, up and coming British rapper Loyle Carner released a mature follow-up to his first album on April 19th, mostly talking about his post-coming of age journey.
In the middle of today’s happy pills, Rammstein is definitely the one that’s the hardest to swallow, as they return with their newest, refreshingly controversial single “Deutschland.”
The Speedofsound team is back with our sixteenth weekly playlist.
Kanina is an aspiring singer, lyricist, and producer based in Semarang. She is a part of Hip-Hop trio Foolish Commander, which is under HILLS collective. She recently released her debut single “LUST” on April 28, 2019.
Known for his powerful, deep, yet soft voice, and melancholic ballads, Kyuhyun of Super Junior is ready to greet you once again with his sweet serenade. On the day of his discharge from the army, we have prepared a playlist of his best songs - for both old fans and new fans to enjoy.