By our curator, Isabel. Cover art by @j_farran. “To the distant girl of your dreams. Some chill and mellow electric beats to listen to when she’s just within reach but not close enough.” Follow us on Spotify. Sao Paulo – Vincent Mango Dance, Baby! – boy pablo Perks of Being a Sunflower – Soft Glas Girl Like You – Toro y Moi Draem Girl – No Vacation Down the Line – Beach Fossils My Kind of Woman – Mac DeMarco Degas Park – Kevin Abstract One and Only – Cuco Captions – Eventide Easy Love – Lauv Hurts – LANY Undo – the 1975 Japanese Denim – Daniel Caesar Somebody Else – the 1975 current location – LANY CLICK TO LISTEN
By our curator, Emma. Cover art by Brian Van Lau. People always wonder what’s in your earbuds when you’re on the go. This is it. All those smooth, grey, bass-heavy tunes you listen to on the T. Follow us on Spotify Godspeed – Frank Ocean Ultralight Beam – Kanye West Summer Friends (feat. Jeremih & Francis & The Lights) – Chance the Rapper Sober – Childish Gambino Dang! (feat. Anderson .Paak) – Mac Miller, Anderson .Paak Yesterday – Noname Late Night – GoldLink, Massego Why iii Love The Moon. – Phony Ppl Grey Luh – Berhana Edition – Rex Orange Country Mona Lisa – Monte Booker, Naji Ex Calling – 6LACK PURPLE TUESDAY (feat. Joey Bada$$ & Jesse Boykins III) – Rejjie Snow Jocelyn Flores – XXXTENTACION Ville Mentality – J. Cole ROS – Mac Miller C U Girl – Steve Lacy Foreplay – Jalen Santoy Anita – Smino Dapper – Domo Genesis, Anderson .Paak CLICK TO LISTEN
By our curator, Isabel. Cover art from Pain / Ache / Loving by Hunny (2015). “Music for that quintessential teen movie. A combination of beat heavy pop to smooth jams that capture school dances to first kisses.” Follow us on Spotify. Time to Pretend – MGMT Alaska – Maggie Rogers Anybody Out There – Young Mister So Close – Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness Cheap Thrills – Junior Prom Faded Heart – BORNS Parking Lot – Hunny Sit Next to Me – Foster the People Panama – Sports Beach Bummer – No Vacation Super Far – LANY Up All Night – Beck Way it Goes – Hippo Campus American Boyfriend – Kevin Abstract Robbers – the 1975 Friday Nights are for Lovers – The Cigarette Blondes Warm Honey – Willow 24/7 – The Neighbourhood The Middle – Jimmy Eat World Honey Sweet – Blossoms Streetlights – Boxing at the Zoo Everytime – boy pablo Hello – Jaunt The Suburbs – Arcade Fire CLICK TO LISTEN
By our curator, Emma. Cover art by Brook Mckeon. “To accompany a lazy day of sunny picnics on the grass and you telling me all your favorite memories, from black out stories to your mom’s favorite ice cream. happy, psychadelic, and breezy lo-fi.” Follow us on Spotify. Cigarette Daydreams – Cage The Elephant I Need a Woman – Hockey Dad Marinade – DOPE LEMON Pretty Girl – Clairo Spring Has Sprung – Skegss Lyla – The Districts Driving to Hawaii – Summer Salt Suburban Smell – The Districts Happiness – Rex Orange Country I Love You So – The Walters Oh! Darling – The Beatles Space Song – Beach House Loveland – Milky Chance Lo Que Siento – Cuco So Sad, So Sad – Varsity Feels Like We’re Dying – Johnny Goth Best Friend – Rex Orange Country Everytime – boy pablo Fallin for U – Peachy!, mxmtoon Falling Back – Washed Out CLICK TO LISTEN
By our curator, Isabel. Cover art by Brook Mckeon. “Let the chords carry you away. Songs with strong guitar prescence that I just love so much.” Follow us on Spotify. Everytime – boypablo June – Natalie Green Ready / Problems – boypablo Chronic Sunshine – Cosmo Pyke A Little While – Yellow Days //// – Covey Based – The Symposium Sunflower – Rex Orange Country Your Sweet Touch – Bahamas June 29th – Kevin Abstract Peach Pit – Peach Pit Relax – Vacations More Than Meets the Eye – Kid Bloom May 1st – Beach Fossils Best Friend – Rex Orange Country Mind Fields – No Vacation Stuck – Day Wave Social Sites – Cosmo Pyke Baby Blue – King Krule Wilson State Park – Elijah CLICK TO LISTEN
Abby Strangward – Editor-in-chief Instagram – YouTube – Spotify – Portfolio 15, from the south coast of Australia. She eats too many mangos, feels at home by the ocean, and is pursuing her passions in nearly all art forms. LOVES: yoga, surfing, reading, film-making, speaking french, rain, thai food, print and flowy pants.
Isobel – Web Illustrator Instagram – Blog 17, from Dorset, England, finding inspiration in the beautiful things that surround her. Drawing is her form of escapism, a way of hiding from the business of life. She draws all sorts of things – from plants and people to cosy spaces and moons. She draws to create her own little world of freedom and peace.
Darcy Campbell – Journalist Instagram 17, from rural Australia, she’s never without a smile, cup of coffee and glitter in her hair. Her love for journalism and dislike for politics/hypocrites characterise her as one of the most outspoken young woman you could ever meet. Never shying away from writing about the big stuff, she believes above all else in love transforming and uniting communities.
Furqan – Journalist Instagram 16 year old Canadian who happens to be a fan of late night political satire and spicy food. She believes, when used efficiently, anger can lead to art and beautiful word play. Breaking down giants in today’s politics is her specialty, and within the occasional rant or composed essay, she shares her outlook and aims to engage young people like her.
Kyla Rain – Journalist Instagram – Blog Kyla Rain is a 17 year old music junkie from San Diego, California. She runs an online music magazine, Pure Nowhere, which covers musicians, artists, and photographers from all over the world. Where you can find her: dancing her heart out at a local show, eating an absurd amount of pasta, or blasting The Kinks at a damaging volume (probably sitting on a roof somewhere thinking about the future).
Emily Blake – Journalist Instagram – Blog – The Wednesday Zine 17, from Phoenix, Arizona, she’s the founder of the Wednesday Zine and Art Collective, member of the Phoenix Art Museum Teen Art Council, and is involved in Planned Parenthood. As a writer, she focuses on the intersection between art and activism, the ability to empower your voice using art, underrepresented ideas and experiences, and analysis of how media impacts our lives.
Isabel – Mixtape Curator Instagram Sixteen, and living in Charlotte, North Carolina. She’s Puerto Rican, loves photography (especially film), collages, and is a concert fanatic!
Emma – Mixtape Curator Instagram 15, from Boston. Generally found eating dates, hummus, and lots of coffee, with earbuds in. She believes the key to someone’s soul is the music they listen to, she’s in love with how trees look right after it snows, and her favorite activity is jumping, feet first, into the Atlantic Ocean
By our journalist, Kyla. Cover art from Amy Locust Whatever by Cyberbully Mum Club (2014) A SPECIAL FEATURE OF 70+ SONGS FROM KYLA RAIN click to discover Follow us on Spotify // Follow KYLA on Spotify