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About this blog

Hey FOTPers,

I'm creating this blog to hold the music that I'm bopping to because I have a diverse music taste I might as well share artists/songs and album from around the world no matter the language barrier. I hope you peeps can take away a song/artist that you like from this blog, this is the main reason why I'm creating this. I intend to update this as offten as possible.

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Ben Howard | Oats in the Water | October 31st, 2012

Artist/s: Ben Howard Song: Oats in the Water Album: The Burgh Island - EP Genre: Indie folk Language: English Release Year: 2012 Written By: Ben Howard Produced By: Chris Bond I stumbled across this song when watching The Innocents, that voice is incredible

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Basim | Umuligt | June 11th, 2018

Artist/s: Basim Song: Umuligt Album: Umuligt - Single Genre: Pop Language: Danish Release Year: 2018 Written By: Basim & Carl Altino Produced By: Basim & Carl Altino   About Basim Basim is a Danish teen pop singer with a contemporary R&B style who rose to fame on the television show X Factor in 2008. Born Basim Moujahid of Moroccan heritage, he grew up in Høje-Gladsaxe, a large housing project on the outskirts of Copenhagen. Inspired by British contemporary R&B star Craig David, Basim initially rose to fame as a contestant on season one of the Pop Idol-style Danish reality show X Factor. While he fell short of winning the show, he finished in fourth place and exhibited enough potential to earn a major-label recording contract with Universal Music. Later in 2008 he made his full-length album debut with Alt Det Jeg Ville Have Sagt, which reached the Top Ten of the Danish albums chart and spawned the hit singles "Alt Det Jeg Ville Have Sagt," "Jeg Vil," and "Lad Ikke Solen Gå Ned," the latter featuring Lis Sørensen. x   http://basim.lnk.to/Umuligt

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Roy Woods' 'Get You Good', taken from his EP 'Exis'

About Roy Woods Denzel Spencer (born April 18, 1996), better known by his stage name Roy Woods (stylized as Roy Wood$), is a Canadian rapper and R&B musician from Brampton, Ontario. He attended Turner Fenton Secondary School for three years before switching to St. Augustine for his final year of high school. Before his music career took off, he was often recognized for his commitment and talent in Football. The origin of his name comes from a youth that lived in the same building as him from Brampton giving "Roy" his name after his previous one, Wood$ took a survey throughout his high school and Roy Wood$ seemed to be the winning ticket when he asked his peers. In an October 2014 interview with HotNewHipHop, he said some of his biggest influences are Michael Jackson, Drake, Nelly,The Weeknd and PartyNextDoor. He is signed to OVO Sound, the record label co-founded by rapper Drake, producer Noah "40" Shebib and Oliver El-Khatib. He doesn't know it yet, but he will be working with Sincerely, ADHD (@sincerelyADHD) in 2016.   About Exis EP Exis (stylized as EXIS) is the debut EP of Roy Woods. It was released on July 31, 2015 digitally through OVO Sound (which is distributed by Warner Bros. Records) and was also made available on HotNewHipHop, Datpiff and SoundCloud as a digital download. The only featured artist this EP is his label's founder, Drake. The official cover of Exis contains a picture of a white sketched tree with a blue background (representing "night time") and also the yellow moon. The back cover reveals the tracklist on one side of the moon. The first music video to be put out from the album was for the song "Jealousy". The video was directed by notorious creative artist known as JIM JOE. It has received over 600 000 views since its release on October 9 2015.      

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Cali & El Dandee's single 'Por Fin Te Encontré'

Been a stan of Cali & El Dandee for quite awhile and when they released this bop I couldn't stop listening to it, loving the dembow beat that is Juan Magan's doing I think since he's a DJ. Just makes me shake my booty and the best part is El Dandee's part (rap) he's so sessai, wish he had a longer part in the song tbh . It's a very popular track amost the lattino community and is heading for the 100M views mark.    

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Lost Frequencies' remix single of Lea Rue's 'Sleep'

About Lea Rue Belgian singer-songwriter LEA RUE’s professional debut is simply astonishing. Signed by Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike themselves to their Smash The House label, her first single "I Can't Say No!" took off with amazing results in her home country Belgium. Together with her countrymen Lost Frequencies Lea Rue is that exciting new sound that current dance music was craving for. Norwegian DJ duo Broiler picked up on this and delivered an even more successful remix of the original. LEA RUE’s music can be defined as an organic mix of several dance subgenres such as electronica, dream pop, downtempo trip hop and indie-electro. She has also started to work on a full album due 2016.     Original  

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Louis Vivet's single 'Best Thing' featuring Gavrielle

About Louis Vivet Nicolas II and Aria S, aka Louis Vivet, have effectively risen the ranks of Los Angeles’ burgeoning dance collective after a seminal breakthrough year. The duo boast a sound that’s founded on house music, one that also possesses clear influences from deep/UK styles, progressive house, and pop. LV's live performances have resonated with audiences, highlighted by a diverse track selection that reflects their artistic diversity. When they aren't producing or performing, you'll find LV working on new graphics or visuals to enhance their live shows. In the vein of Feed Me, Nicolas II oversees the art direction and overall brand, having studied design at USC's Roski School of Fine Arts. LV brings listeners into their own carefully constructed universe with their heavy emphasis on narrative storytelling, one that they communicate clearly through their art and music.

Last Fall Louis Vivet debuted their smash hit during a Discovery Project performance at Escape All Hallow’s Eve. Playing on the 90’s classic ‘Save Tonight’, LV successfully bridged the multi-generational gap for a radio friendly single that can still be heard to this day. With over 750,000 plays on SoundCloud and an equally popular remix by Nigel Good, Louis Vivet successfully turned the folk anthem into a mellow masterpiece. This caught the attention of international DJ / producer Gareth Emery, who has regularly featured their tracks on his Electric For Life podcast. It wasn’t until after the massive success of ‘Save Tonight’, that Louis Vivet debuted their first original track ‘Downbeat’ in March 2015 on Dancing Astronaut. This exceptional track is comprised of trip step pops, melodic lifts, and pounding bursts of energy. Possessing a clear talent for utilizing vocal samples, ‘Downbeat’ showcased their ability as both remixers and producers. Throughout a spectrum of different influences, Louis Vivet have continued to stay true to branding themselves outside of all preconceived genre limitations.
They impressed crossover audiences once again by taking a minimal approach to the brilliantly reworked ‘Dead’ by Phoebe Ryan’s. It was transformed into a dance-centric rendition that maintained the original’s allure. The singer songstress was a supporter of the remix as well. After crafting their efforts around an indie-dance route, Louis Vivet provided a glimpse into their stylistic diversity by venturing into a deeper house sound. ‘Nightfall,’ in which Magnetic Mag describes as “a bold vocal anthem that takes control of your entire senses with dark vocals and hypnotizing instrumentations”, continued LV’s ascension within the dance blogosphere. 

Once again Nicolas II and Aria S flipped the script, remaking ‘Silvia’ by Miike Snow. Infused with deep layers of passion and emotion, Louis Vivet proved their ability to make an inspired cover into a full-fledged project. The rework was accompanied by an original graphic novel, illustrating the story behind ‘Silvia’, a piece of art that has since been picked up by USC. With support from some of the largest names in dance music, Louis Vivet opened for multi-platinum selling artist Felix Jaehn, further developing their stardom and limitless potential for the future.    

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Jupiter Project's single 'Sweet Disguise'

About Jupiter Project Things have been steadily shining bright for rising indie R&B duo, Jupiter Project. The boys from down-under have recently hit charting success with their latest single 'With You' and are ready to make an international statement with the release of their eagerly anticipated album. Gavin Correia and Marty Rich; otherwise known as Jupiter Project, aren’t new to the scene in their native New Zealand, where they have played major international festivals such as Rhythm and Vines and also shared stages with the likes of Flume and Will.I.Am. The duo are also known as one of New Zealand’s most prolific song-writers and have recently penned a number of top 10 hits back home.  Their unique blend of lo-fi R&B vocals and diverse instrumentation has drawn comparison to a range of international artists, from Phoenix to Drake. After listening to their new records, it becomes clear why culture icons like Adidas, Hypebeast and Grammy.com have come on board to support the boys.   About Sweet Disguise Their brand new single is called “Sweet Disguise” and it’s a great electronic piece and with a sick beat making it a real radio-ready anthem. It arrives after the success achieved with their latest shot “With You“. The official music video directed by Eddy Fifield was premiered exclusively on Idolator on November 16th. It includes the guest appearance of Australian actress Christina Macpherson. Both tracks are expected to be included on their anticipated debut studio album, which will be released in the first quarter of 2016 via LTPS and Warner Music. “Sweet Disguise” was released on digital retailers on September 28th.  

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