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AUDIO: Blacktop – “Dreaming (Feat. Jacob Slade)”

Dream pop artist Blacktop enlisted Jacob Slade for a new single. The two artists have worked together plenty in the past, weaving layers of guitar and vocals together into something palpably luminous. The song’s about never getting something quite right and doubting yourself as a result, so you wonder if you’re kidding yourself. Blacktop and Jacob Slade lay down the

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AUDIO: Blacktop – “Changing”

Dream pop artist Blacktop is out with a new record. As the title suggests, Austin Wood reflects on evolving with the world and his surroundings over these six songs. Whether he’s crazy for his lover with “Better For You” or starting over after a breakup with “Getting to Know Myself” or struggling to make sense of it all with “June,”

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AUDIO: Blacktop – “Getting to Know Myself”

Bedroom pop artist Blacktop’s latest single is pretty self-explanatory. It’s a hypnagogic tune about embracing personal growth and change. There’s blooming keys and watery textures that accompany Austin Wood’s gentle yet convicted vocals, adding up to an ethereal atmosphere. Blacktop is walking on a cloud with “Getting to Know Myself” – we hope to hear more from him soon.

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AUDIO: Blacktop – “Better for You”

Dream pop artist Blacktop’s latest single is a love song about begging to be trusted. Austin Woods assures his lover he can be better and could never hurt them. He feels more alive than ever with this person and the thought of not being with them paralyzes him with loneliness. This is done in tandem with a hypnagogic, twinkling melody.

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AUDIO: Jacob Slade – “Pressure (Feat. Blacktop)”

Singer-songwriter Jacob Slade teamed up with dream pop artist Blacktop for a new single. It’s an appealing tune about self-doubt and holding yourself to a high standard. With its wavy atmosphere and relaxed tone, Slade lays out his struggles in a calm, collected way that makes it feel like everything will be okay. The groove could get you swaying back

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AUDIO: Blacktop & Jacob Slade – “As Long As You’d Like”

Bedroom pop artists Blacktop and Jacob Slade teamed up for a song that warms us like a sunrise. It’s dreamy and bright while keeping its composure as the vocalists sing about wanting someone to stay with them all night. The tune’s reverb and shimmering guitars set the tone for intimacy so well; we hope these two guys have more to

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