"The Motto": Ava Max & Tiësto Unite for a Time-Traveling Party Anthem

"Believe it, we ain't got no plans to leave here..." Paws up, Maxxinistas: our time is now. Being a card-carrying Avatar is a full-time job, but it pays well in bangers and bops aplenty: we've got our heads and our hearts to look after, toasts to raise with all of the kings and queens on the…


Tove Styrke Start Walking

"Start Walking": Tove Styrke Feels Her Dansband Fantasy With a Sad Swede-Pop Banger

"Say the words, either way it's gonna hurt..." Nothing is certain in this world except death, taxes, and good pop music coming out of Scandinavia. Tove Stryke's at it again with a brand new bop, following this summer's "Mood Swings," her first release in three years since 2018's Sway. And this…


Griff One Night

"One Night": Griff Tries to Dance the Darkness Away

"Can I have one night, one night, one night where it's just me alone?" Griff's still got the good stuff - arguably more than ever. The 20-year-old Chinese-Jamaican UK singer-songwriter's been on my radar (on my ray-duh) for a minute now - at least over a year now - and she's been steadily…


GRIFF Black Hole

"Black Hole": Griff Returns With a Bouncy Breakup Bop

"There's a big black hole where my heart used to be..." Griff's still got the good stuff. The 19-year-old England-bred multitalented Chinese-Jamaican singer-songwriter and certified One to Watch™ is on a roll, having secured the blogosphere buzz bag with heaps of praise from various outlets over…