SoCal duo Inspired & The Sleep @insprdandtheslp help us out with “Getting Through”

INSPIRED AND THE SLEEP, “Getting Through”

Although the lyrics are perfectly serious, SoCal duo Inspired And The Sleep (Max and Bryce) are determined to help us all out with “Getting Through”.  Its empowering message compels you to listen, which is countered by a soothing melody carried throughout by a some chipper piano chords, giving it a 1970’s Doobie Brothers kind of vibe (think of songs like “Minute By Minute” or “It Keeps You Runnin'”).  Max’s vocal really shines as well, making “Getting Through” likely the best release I’ve heard from them to date.  It’s definitely indie alternative, and college radio stations should enjoy this one immensely.  But it’s also unique pop music that will stand apart from the rest in a set, not an easy thing to do these days.

Published in: on August 11, 2019 at 10:34 pm  Leave a Comment  
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“When It Goes Down” is dance/pop for an all-year summer from SoCal’s @DreeMonmusic

DREE MON, “When It Goes Down”

Who says you can’t have a great time dancing the night away and still appreciate the person that you rely on, to be there when you need them the most?  That’s the appeal of “When It Goes Down” by SoCal singer/songwriter Dree Mon.  She returns to spread the easy going dance/pop we previously heard in songs like “No Chill” and “Rebel Soul” last year.  With a song like “When It Goes Down”, summer can indeed be all year round, and Dree’s enthusiasm in her vocal is contagious, along with an undeniable hook that owes much to classic 70’s and 80’s hits.  When the bass keeps thumping that beat out a good time will be had by all, positive messages conveyed in the process.  “When It Goes Down” will find a happy place on any summer dance music playlist.

Published in: on July 16, 2019 at 9:47 pm  Leave a Comment  
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