Song : Juun : “When It’s Alright” (ft. Sam Smith)

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It is pretty much automatic at this point we are going to post anything Sam Smith releases or is involved with. His voice is one of our favorites and he has the Midas touch as the moment. The result is no different in new song “When It’s Alright” from German production duo Fabich & Ferdinand, now known as Juun, featuring Smith. It a fantastic electro-pop cut tailor-made for the club with Smith providing some of usual blue-eyed soul.

Song : Prince : “The Breakdown”

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The legendary Prince has been a busy man as of late with tours, TV show appearances, a new deal with Warner Bros., etc. The man keeps it going revealing new song “The Breakdown”. While the song has been out their in live form, this is the proper studio version. The song is a beautiful ballad showing Prince is not even close to being past his prime just yet. Listen below.

Song : Tourist : “Patterns” (ft. Lianne La Havas)

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London producer William Phillips, aka Tourist will unveil his Patterns EP on May 22nd via Monday Records US and May 20th via Method Records in the UK. He has already presented us with “I Can’t Keep Up” featuring Will Heard and now he is streaming the title track “Patterns” with the vocals provided by fellow Londoner Lianne La Havas. The song could only be characterized as electronic gospel and is another nice listen from what is sure to be a very good release. Listen below.

MOKB Video Premiere : Horse Thief : “Out on the Weekend” (Neil Young Cover)

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Oklahoma City-based psychedelic alt-country rock band Horse Thief released their debut full-length album, Fear in Bliss, via Bella Union earlier this week. To commemorate the moment, the band also has given us a simple-shot video of them performing a cover of Neil Young’s “Out on the Weekend” from his classic 1972 LP, Harvest. The video, directed by Nathan Poppe, was shot outside of the band’s studio in downtown Oklahoma City and the intent was not just the cover, but to capture a moment in time with the landscape and sunset becoming a character. View it below.

Song : Pawws : “Sugar”

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We have talked a bunch about North London’s Lucy Taylor, better known under her stage moniker Pawws. After several great songs, she will be releasing her debut EP, Sugar, on June 17th through Best Fit Recordings. It only makes sense for the saccharine heavy pop singer reveals offers the title track “Sugar” as the first taste. It is full of seductive and slow-winding synths and could easily be mistaken for a Kylie Minogue song. Listen below.

Song : Lykke Li : “Gunshot”

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Each song keeps on getting better and better from Lykke Li and her new album, I Never Learn. The latest is a dark track disguised as a catchy pop anthem. If you had any doubt about the quality of this new album, you can put that worry to rest right now. Follow the link below to hear the song and check out the lyrics bellows. The new LP is out May 6th and it can’t get here soon enough.

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Song : Street Joy : “Same As Me”

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You might recall we premiered a great track “Wandering in Your Mind” from LA band Street Joy a couple of months back. The song was a strutter showing huge potential. Since then, they have dropped a couple of more songs named “Laurel Hill” and “Same As Me” with the latter really getting us excited once more about this outfit. The song is polished and holds the proper amount of restraint to let the musicianship really shine through. The bass, which never gets enough attention, really flows effortlessly on this one. It really looks like they are not just a one trick pony. Listen below.