Pop

Mixtape: Hoodie Allen “Crew Cuts”

Hoodie Allen released a new mixtape with help from OCD: Moosh & Twist, Chiddy, Chance The Rapper, Skizzy Mars, Shwayze and more. The Long Island native saw great success with his latest EP, All American, and is back with another solid body of work with Crew Cuts. Hoodie’s latest offering is available to stream and for free download on…

Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”

JT released a new track entitled “Mirrors” off of his highly anticipated comeback album, The 20/20 Experience. The 8 minute single is produced by Timbaland and features a beat change up towards the end. You can check out Justin Timberlake’s performance alongside Jay-Z at the Grammys over on the dopehouse. Check out Justin Timberlake’s past single “Suit & Tie”…

Amelia – Don’t You Worry Child (SHM Cover)

Singer, actress, and high school student, Amelia Scaramucci covered the ever so popular radio hit “Don’t You Worry Child.” Amelia sings the chorus and short verse over a laid back piano and guitar instrumental thus highlighting her vocal range. Her remake of the the platinum single is refreshing and most definitely a good effort. Overall, her…

Mike Posner – The A Team (Remix)

Mike Posner covers Ed Sheeran’s popular single “The A Team” for his latest release. Posner changes up the production with a simple piano arrangement, a backing drum beat, and a vocal sample. Jayson DeZuzio also plays the guitar to add another level to the production. In the remix, Mike Posner sings the chorus and actually delivers…

The Strokes — One Way Trigger

The Strokes dropped a new single today entitled “One Way Trigger.” The pop synths along Julian Casablancas’s opening vocals make this track slightly unrecognizable from past Strokes’ releases. It is good to hear the band trying out a new sound. The Strokes will be releasing an album this year, so look out for more new music…

Justin Timberlake — Suit & Tie (Lyric Video)

Justin Timberlake made his return to the music scene recently through the release of Jay-Z assisted single “Suit & Tie.” JT is already back with an official visual for the radio-friendly track. Instead of releasing a normal music video, Justin dropped a lyric video with creative visuals to capture the fresh vibe of “Suit & Tie.”…

Mike Posner – “Ho Hey” (Remix)

Mike Posner took on The Lumineers hit, “Ho Hey” and turned it into a full on pop track. The addition of his signature voice along with the keyboard instrumental, looped vocals and synth drop at the chorus makes up for a solid offering from Posner. Stream/download the remake below.

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Devvon Terrell – “Don’t You Worry Child (Sandy Hook School Tribute)”

One month ago yesterday, twenty-seven people were killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut. Regardless of our closeness to the victims, or our distance from them, the deaths of children affect everyone who hears about them. One of the reasons I love music the most is because of the way it reacts to the world around it.

I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed and I found this video. Underground RnB singer Devvon Terrell recorded a cover of Swedish House Mafia’s anthem “Don’t You Worry Child” as a tribute to the twenty children murdered. He begins with a downtempo, vocoder-piano cover of John Martin’s vocals, before exploding into the progressive synths that made the original famous. Footage of smiling children undercuts shots of Devvon playing the piano. Please check out the video above.