Fresh Sounds Podcast, Playlist and 11 Global Indie Song Reviews
Episode 87, June 3, 2022
Welcome to the Fresh Sounds newsletter!
Welcome to episode 87 of the newsletter! Happy Friday to you! This fact also means a new edition of the Fresh Sounds Podcast is hot out of the oven for you. Yes, Mark and Brendan are back with their usual five eclectic songs; four new and one from the dusty shelves of the Fresh Sounds Music Archive. Our playlists are back, too, so look for the big link button below!
For those just visiting us, you can definitely sample the pod at most of the major vendors, like Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Podcasts, for our Android friends. You can also pull it up on those talking cylinders from Amazon, just by asking for it by name. (Assuming you have Spotify or Apple Podcasts connected to your Amazon account.)
If you are new, please take a second to sign up for our email newsletter right here. We keep your info private and only email you when we publish new episodes.
Now, on to the music!
Braxe + Falcon, Sunni Colón
Released on May 18, 2022
Smuggler’s Way Records
Paris, France and Los Angeles, California
Opening up this week with a pair of heavyweight cousins from France, Alan Braxe and DJ Falcon, teaming up with the rising star of Los Angeles R&B vocals, at least in the male division: Sunni Colón. In all, this is an excellent pairing of laid-back groove with top-shelf vocals. And this is the song I have listened to most often in the last week. A catchy, mid-tempo banger if I do say so. -BH
“I Am You”
Released on May 27, 2022
We’re off to Ireland, the town of Dundalk to be exact. It’s the new album from the Irish post-punk meet shoegaze band by the name of Just Mustard. It’s the band’s second album, and along with critical acclaim, I felt a bit transported to another age, an age of my youth in the 80’s and early 90’s. There’s no question that these guys loved My Bloody Valentine, but I also hear Cranes, a band I…