[Synth Pop] RUNN – If The Devil Is You

Just like the rest of the world that watched the newest season of Stranger Things, RUNN was enamored by the alluring Eddie Munson. The lovable misfit inspired the creation of “If The Devil is You” which follows up from RUNN’s previous solo single “How To Be Happy.”

We knew RUNN could do pop, but this synthy treat is an instant favorite among her incredibly deep discography. What makes this song even more special is that RUNN not only wrote and performed the song, but she produced it herself and released it independently as well. It’s a strong record that will have you falling for it just as easily as we all did for Eddie Munson.

There’s something that Eddie embodied in the show, a misunderstood person, a complex and rough around the edges person, a social reject that really resonated with me. I’ve got a soft spot for people like that, and find that they’re the most loving and passionate people out there. I wanted to write a song to every person who’s ever felt like they weren’t supposed to love who they love, but said “fuck it” and did it anyways.” – RUNN

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[Electronic] Medii – What If This Is All Real LP

The LA meets London duo Medii has planted a major flag on 2022 with the release of their LP What If This Is All Real. The fourteen track project showcases the group’s dynamic talents with influences from electro pop to 80’s, to indie dance and beyond.

The synth-laden throwback vibes that oozes throughout this LP is one of its best qualities. It’s a glue that keeps this album feeling tight throughout. Another highlight that keeps things cohesive despite the wide range of talents involved are the vocals. From front to back What If This Is All Real is packed with memorable performances from the likes of Cat Cayenne, Gemyni, Sidney Blair and more. Medii delivered a massively fun listen that manages to also express emotional sentiments that will make the LP a timeless treat.

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’Denitia – Forever’
’Jack West – The Last Arcade’
’Gravity Circus – Shuteye’
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’lodet – Calling’
’Teenage Priest – Innocent’
’Swaine Delgado – Reason’
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’Modern Diet – Post Grad’
’Pat Devlin – To Stay’
’Ralph Castelli – Running’
’Honeywhip – Feels Good To Laugh’
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’Govs – Shining Light’
’Miller Blue – Us’
’Faye Webster – In A Good Way’
’Radiant Heart – Museum (with lyrics)’
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’The Nice Nice – Hi Talk’
’Alex Siegel – Dreamers’
’If Climbing – Than I Was Before’
’ruben pol – run and hide’
’Brevin Kim – somebody, some body’
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