2014: A Year In Music – Youth & Hysteria’s Best of the Best

December 19, 2014 § Leave a comment

As 2014 comes to a close with only a few days to spare, I’ve taken the time to look back at all the music highlights from this year. To be honest, the past 12 months were very basic and there was not much to write home about. Nonetheless, I’ve somehow managed to gather the best moments of 2014. This is my most jam-packed post of the year, so get ready!

Pop Song of the Year: “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith

R&B Song of the Year: “New Flame” by Chris Brown feat. Usher Rick Ross

Hip-Hop Song of the Year: “Worst Behavior” by Drake

Rock Song of the Year: I honestly don’t have one.

Indie/Alternative Song of the Year: “Two Weeks” by FKA Twigs

Remix of the Year: “***Flawless” by Beyonce feat. Nicki Minaj

Electronic/Dance Song of the Year: “Hideaway” by Kiesza

Dancehall Song of the Year: “Everything Nice” by Popcaan

Reggae Song of the Year: “Here Comes Trouble” by Chronixx

Street Anthem of the Year: “Hot Nigga” by Bobby Shmurda

Keep reading!!

Jungle Doctors Return With New Single “Can You See It”: Listen

December 9, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Jungle Doctors is following up their upbeat “The Sea And The Rain” single with their latest track, “Can You See It.” Promoted as the second taste of their forthcoming, as-yet-untitled EP, the tune is surely a winner!

It kicks off with crashing percussion that immediately grabs your attention, and smooths itself out with velvety harmonies and fuzzy synths. Take a listen below, and be sure to download the track for free. Keep reading…

Dream Lake’s “Let Us Stay In The Light” Video: Watch

December 9, 2014 § Leave a comment

Swedish pop duo Dream Lake are back with a new video for their latest single, “Let Us Stay In The Light.” The romantic and ethereal tune gets an equally whimsical visual, as it displays friends and couples enjoying each other’s company. It is all glossed over with a charming filter that will transport you to the mid-’60s. Check it out up top!

Dream Lake caught the attention of the music world with their self-titled EP, released in December 2013. They are a Swedish synth-pop duo comprised of Isabella Svärdstam and Niklas Willar Lidholm. They describe their music as “expressing the emotional state that oscillates between dream and reality. Melancholic tones and lyricism, combine in serene beauty.”

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