IP’s New Music Friday – October 22nd, 2021

Welcome to a fun new week of Infinite Purple’s New Music Friday recap where we listen through this week’s released tracks to bring you the songs that stand out!

Read all the way through or make your way to the bottom for the full Spotify playlist of our Friday discoveries.

Moth To A Flame – Swedish House Mafia (ft. The Weeknd)
Swedish House Mafia is officially back and they are coming back in a big way. Their third track from the new era of SHM, “Moth To A Flame,” is sure to be a hit featuring pop start The Weeknd. The new track feels like a perfectly subdued version of Swedish House Mafia’s classic massive sound. With The Weeknd’s always amazing vocals, this track will definitely get stuck in your head.

Dark Rain – DRAMA
Chicago based duo, DRAMA, is catapulting to the top as they release hits with Gorgon City, Flight Facilities, and many on their own. Their newest track, “Dark Rain,” puts their incredible production and songwriting skills back on display. It’s flowing vibes and beautiful vocalizations make this song perfect for a walk on the beach or a drive through the mountains.

Prester John – Animal Collective
Indie rock band, Animal Collective, has released their first song of 2021 and it is awesome. Utilizing trippy sounds, reverbed keys, and their classic vocals, the childhood friends put together a tapestry of sounds on “Prester John.” We’re so excited to receive more music from Animal Collective soon.

Ruthless – Cannons
Cannons unique sound makes them instantly identifiable when we hear their music. The Los Angeles trio have a powerful nostalgic sound that will hit you deep in your heart strings. On “Ruthless,” they use washed out guitar, some Tears for Fears sounding plucks, and the singers beautiful vocals to craft a nostalgic anthem.

Album Surrender – RÜFÜS DU SOL
RÜFÜS DU SOL’s long awaited album, “Surrender,” has finally been released. After a slew of awesome singles, the full album contains some really beatuiful tracks including one of our favorite songs “Always.” Some of our other favorites from the album are “Next To Me,” & “Alive.”

Album Wildest Dreams – Majid Jordan
R&B duo, Majid Jordan, is absolutely one of our favorites here at IP. Their impeccable ability to put out songs that make you feel like a million bucks even with their emotional tinge. Wildest Dreams, their third studio album, was already destined for greatness when we heard the first few singles, but the new tracks add a whole new layer. Some of our favorites are “Stars Align (ft. Drake),” “Waves of Blue,” & “Sway (ft. Diddy).”

Album Letter Blue – Wet
Singer-songwriter, Wet, has released her newest album Letter Blue and it is a beautiful musical journey. The album features Kelly Zutrau aka Wet’s beautiful voice and some simple but impressive production. Some of our favorite songs are “Bound (ft. Blood Orange),” “Clementine,” & “Larabar.”

Album My Morning Jacket – My Morning Jacket
Modern legendary rock band, My Morning Jacket, has released a self-titled album. Some of our favorite songs from the album are “Regularly Scheduled Programming,” “Love Love Love,” & “In Color.”

Album The Lockdown Sessions – Elton John
As of now you’ve probably heard about Elton John’s The Lockdown Sessions where Elton John has teamed up with some of the most amazing artists ever both new and old to create an awesome new album. As a tastemaker that is known for discovering new talent, Elton puts together some really great songs with some incredible talent. Some of our favorites are “Always Love You (ft. Young Thug & Nicki Minaj),” “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix),” & “The Pink Phantom (ft. Gorillaz & 6LACK).”

And some more tracks that stood out this week:

For the full IP’s NMF playlist including many additional songs not featured above, check the playlist below:

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