Jon Author

When Jon isn't writing about music, he's making music that he wishes someone would write about. His idol is Donald Glover, for both talent and facial hair based reasons. Jon is also a contributor for HighClouds, EARMILK, and The Miami Hurricane

AnnaLina – It’s Seasonal

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Get relaxed, get happy. "It's Seasonal" has all the right textures for a warm night in when it's cold out, and makes for a stellar debut from this Aussie up-and-comer AnnaLina...

Steven Robertson – Roof Song

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As a last effort, I walked into The Bitter End in Greenwich Village, where a guy in sweatpants and socks was putting on a stadium-sized show for a modest bar crowd. The guy was...

Hoosh – Nights

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Hoosh first caught our ear with the ultra-introspective "Living Inside" a few months back. Today, the Sudan-born, Miami-based singer-songwriter is back with more catchy-as-hell...

Emanuel – Black Woman

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A lot of important conversations have happened this year, sparked by tragic catalysts. When we're working through painful times and striving toward a future that doesn't hurt, art...

Kinkora – You Got Me

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Make sure to give the accompanying video a watch too and, by the way, this is only Kinkora's second release. Like, ever. Hope this one gets the hairs on the back of your neck...

Limón Limón – Northern California

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They say you can’t go home again. “Northern California”, the latest single from future Indie duo Limón Limón, is a ballad to a hometown – an exploration...

Billy Vena – Talking to Myself

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Nothing not to love here. Dim the lights a little, clear some space for a dance floor for one, and get this one spinning....

Mokita – Ready Yet

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Mokita's quickly becoming a favourite around here. We've talked about "All Into Nothing (Acoustic)" - his stellar collaboration with R3HAB - and his bittersweet banger "Over You",...

KeepitSwain – Thoughts on Thursday

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"Thoughts on Thursday" is really an amazingly pure piece of great hip-hop. Killer rapping, an unreal beat, and even a little hook at the end, it simply checks all the boxes. Get...

Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff – When It’s Sweet

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If you're craving a little more sugar at the end of this one, don't worry, the duos Rising With It EP is due out soon under Jakarta Records. Go ahead and dig in, just make sure to...