Heat’s ‘Overnight’ (Jan. 2017)

The most comparable thing to this album that comes to mind is driving with the top down in 1980’s Miami. Although a lovely thought, it doesn’t feel genuine or organic. Instead, it comes across as a glossy copy.

Fox Grin’s ‘Dawn EP’ (Feb. 2017)

The instrumentation, paired with comforting vocals, make for a surprisingly groovy combination. The band accurately states that their sound “paints brilliantly colored landscapes,” which became apparent as the songs played.