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AWOPBAMBOOM – Vol. 26
Music 4 Music People

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From a YouTube sensation’s young love to a video unlike any other, here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week.

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X-Phaze, “Baddest Girl in the World”

It seems our young 19-year-old friend from Hoboken, New Jersey, has got a crush on YouTube sensation, Andrea Russett. Well, we’ve got a crush on this kid’s music.

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Basecamp, “Smoke Filled Lungs”

At 5:30, this track lasts substantially longer than your 3-4 minute range utilizing every second to create musical pleasure.

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Mini Mansions ft. Alex Turner, “Vertigo”

Mini Mansions got some strong vocal presence from singer/songwriter, Alex Turner, in this Fifty Shades-esque video. Warning: This video has boobs!

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Into the Fire

Let’s call this a brief, peaceful intermission to break up our level of intensity this week.

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Boy Named Banjo

Vocals suggest traditional indie rock but the accompaniment takes us to the country-side of the musical spectrum. Which is it? You decide.

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Wild Adriatic, “Letter”

Guess this guy likes his jean jacket.

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Dark Waves, “I Don’t Wanna Be in Love”

Keep an eye on this bunch headed by Nick Long. They only released their first pieces of music in 2014.

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Jesse Terry, “Stay Here With Me”

There are certain basic musical combinations that mesh very well. A man and his guitar is definitely one of them.

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Lead-In Image of Arctic Monkey’s Alex Turner Courtesy of Christian Bertrand / Shutterstock.com

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Joey Fernandez is a music writer from New York’s strongest island. Drop him a line at joey@newswhistle.com