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Updog – [Yes Please]

The infectious sound of Yes Please return with their new album, Updog. Formed by Apob and Matt Miggz, the duo are known for their fun-loving sound created by Pop production and memorable hooks. Their latest release furthers the duo’s energetic sound while implementing dashes of heavier production and experimental vocal outings that toe the line between Hip Hop and blissed-out R&B. The 11-track project features the group’s previously released singles, “Bikini Bottom,” “All The Time,” “Half Nelson,” “White Knuckles” and “Susie,” while bolstering five previously unheard tracks that help texturize the kind of dynamic sound that embodies Updog. Opened by the project’s melodic “Life of The Party,” Yes Please sets a firm precedent for the kind of sounds that will proceed the introductory record. Booming production accompanied by Matt Miggz’s sterling vocals assists in setting an upbeat attitude while simultaneously priming listeners for the project’s proceeding, previously released songs, “Bikini Bottom and “All The Time.” Progressing past the aforementioned singles emerges “Cool Off,” a reeled-in sticky slow jam that is characterized by its reverberating bass-lines and haunting vocals. Although the first half of the album’s fourth track feels like a surrogate interlude, “Cool Off” evolves into an entirely different song filled with …

Yes Please – [White Knuckles]

Two words: Sonic diversification. That’s the basis of the New York toLA based collective Yes Please. Each song they put out is so experimentally different from the other. Using traces of Hip-Pop, R&B, Neo-Funk, and the guys own dash of charm, Yes Please continuously executes a prolonged sense of freshness with each and every new drop, and their latest song “White Knuckles” is certainly not an exception. The brains, brawn, and beauties behind Yes Please, APOB and Matt Miggz have been crafting their musical wiles from the ripe age of childhood. They began performing in numerous school bands together, followed by a period of distancing to truly discover their individual paths. Luckily for us, they reconnected and dropped their first EP Good Manners, Bad Taste in May of 2019. The EP was a luminescent twist on R&B and Hip-Hop, but the guys didn’t stop there. Respecting their original R&B focused lens, they began to experiment with different sounds and genres unlike anything else being done today. “White Knuckles” serves as the perfect successor to their lineage of unconventionally brilliant music. The track bumps a funky bass and electric guitar alongside the incorporation of a booming bass change mid-way through the …