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Music We Loved This Week: Galantis, Alessia, Towkio, Wolf Alice, and more

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As the old sage Ferris Bueller once said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

Here in EW’s music department, we feel the same way about music on the Internet. There are amazing songs whizzing across the web every day, but if you blink at the wrong time, you could miss your new favorite track. So, behold—our roundup of the best new songs we heard this week:

Galantis & Elgot VIP Mix—”Gold Dust”

Galantis dropped this remix package of their own track Friday, and it’s pretty much been on ever since. Downtempo, shimmering, and cloaked in a cavernous vocal—this one sticks with you.—Madison Vain

Icelandia—”Holy Ghost”

The wobbling bass is clutch for Icelandia. Dreamy vocals float over similarly ethereal synth and melody, perfectly fitting the specter tag. If “Holy Ghost” sounded entirely like the final chorus, I’d be stoked to throw this on to drown out traffic at night when hitting the hay. Thankfully, the Canadian crew composed something better than a key placement on a sleep study soundtrack. It’s hard to not bob your head.—Will Robinson

Alessia—”Here”

If you have ears, get ready to soothe them like never before. 18-year-old Alessia pairs her velvety, neo-soul vibe with a thumping Isaac Hayes sample in such an addictively delicious combination, you’ll be waiting with bated breath for her next track. But a quick warning: This is the kind of song that might ruin all other music for you for the next couple days.—Isabella Biedenharn

https://soundcloud.com/ep-ent-llc/here

Towkio—”Reflection”

Towkio’s electric track is all shimmering reverb—perfect for walking down a sunny street, taking it in like a human solar panel.—IB

Phantoms (feat. Nicholas Braun)—”Voyeur”

The track is entrancing—the video, for whatever reason, one ups it (But isn’t that just so characteristic of a ballerina losing her s—?). Cannot. Look. Away.—MV

Wolf Alice—”Bros”

Full of indie-pop quirkiness, “Bros” will make a light, bright addition to any shiny spring playlist.—IB

http://www.euphoriazine.com/blog/2015/4/tracks-wolf-alice-bros

Oh Wonder—“Livewire”

Sweet and with a touch of rich piano-backed emotion, Oh Wonder’s latest is just waiting to soundtrack a long-awaited love scene.—IB