Welcome to the inaugural edition of Sunday 5elect, a weekly installment where Economix readers get insight into the top five tracks dominating my headphones for the past week. Each mix of tracks is balanced, drawing from a diverse range of sounds . The fifth song for each edition is a DJ set that allows the listener to further explore an artist’s sound and how they choose to mix together unique tracks. Without further ado, enjoy this week’s installment below.
1. Unlike Pluto – Found You (feat. Michelle Buzz)
Unlike Pluto first popped up on my radar a while back with his hit remix of Diplo’s “Revolution”. Since then he’s released a string of high-quality original tracks that display his versatility as an artist. “Found You” is a high-energy but subtle track good for warming up a party or a chill get-together.
2. GRiZ – Before I Go ft. Leo Napier
GRiZ is the master of funky electronica. His saxophone adds a traditional, energetic and upbeat vibe to an already bumping track. His development as an artist has been impressive, most demonstrated by how complex and clean his tracks have become.
3. Kaiydo – Fruit Punch (Prod By Josh December)
This is summertime rap. The song exudes celebration, and is an ideal pick-me-up walking down a city street.
4. Adam Jensen – Drugs
With an indie-pop feeling, Adam Jensen successfully blends his pleasantly happy voice with high-quality electronic production and a unique drop. This is a feel-good song.
5. BENZI – Get Right Radio (Summer 2016 Edition)
As Diplo knowingly says at the beginning of this mix, “The summer doesn’t even start until BENZI hits the radio.” This set is perfect for summer parties and it includes EDM, rap, and pop jams seamlessly blended together.