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Alternative R&B Artist Chris Buxton Drops Single “Swerve”

Swerve on me, but not this song

The Rock Hill, South Carolina native, Chris Buxton, drops his new single “Swerve” for all of us to jam to. The single is actually one of the hip-hopper’s best tracks, with a great start that catches your attention from the start using claps in a repeated pattern. His voice is strong and smooth all at once in this ever-flowing record that moves you this way and that way, as if to swerve us along with the disillusioned love that is the subject of this song.

The cover art of the track is also an eye-catching image that fits well with the song itself. Elements of martian-like tonalities sprinkled throughout the track embrace Buxton’s silky vocals and support the melancholia that the artist feels for falling for the tough, hard-to-get lover. Broken-hearted, but full of inspiration, comes this song, produced by the masterful Hiko Momoji.

The lyricist himself explains:

“Basically it’s a song that drew inspiration from wanting something you can’t have. I feel like as people we have all been in a situation where we liked someone and we’re willing to go through it all to have them. However, this song is about me looking back at the time and wishing that girl would have curved me or (Swerve on me) because she never truly liked me. I was willing to give my all and she was willing to take advantage of that. I fell in love with what we could have been and not who she was.”

The melody has a great chord progression that is both inviting and haunting– definitely head-nodding worthy and memorable.

With a series of busting singles, this artist is growing his fan base one release at a time. Hustling hard, he’s got the musical talent to capture a crowd’s ears with his unique, yet familiar sound. His last hit releases were revealed 3 months ago titled “Selena” ft. Croosh and Tessellated, which received 97.3 K streams on SoundCloud and 5 months ago called “Mary, Lucy, I“, which received over 102 K streams!

The 21 year old independent artist tries to meld his worlds and influences in Hip-Hop, R&B and Pop. He has already been noticed by artists such as Skizzy Mars and has been featured by notable publications like MTV – The Wrap Up, Revolt TV, DJ Booth, The Daily Loud and on EARMilk.

All in all, he intends to continue playing the music industry game as he produces more impressive tracks and is now working hand-in-hand with Skizzy Mars’ Penthouse Music collective.

Be sure to follow Chris Buxton on Instagram, Twitter, and SoundCloud

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Singer/Songwriter Gianni & Rapper Chris Buxton Debut “Better off This Way”

Looking for new summer vibes? Here’s a track that will leave you “Better off This Way”.

A vision of Dave Matthews Band, Weezer, and Never Shout Never, you get a tropical alt-punk/rock sound that will help you find your chill for days to come. Gianni and Chris Buxton bring you this simple, sweet tune with reverbs and guitar riffs that carry you through the melodies and chorus.

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“Sun’s beating hard but your heart’s still cold” croons the vocalist. Gianni has released a few tracks in the past as of 2016, which can be found on Spotify, such as  “Ready or Not”, “Forest Fire”, “Los Angeles”, “Worth It (ft. Ollie)”, “Evermore”, and “Oh No”. The artist continues to consistently put out work this year, keeping his sound fresh and reaching out to more audiences as he produces more material. He goes back and forth between indie-rock and hip hop to delve into various sounds. His music can be defined as a little raw and a little wavery, and it can come off as a simple production, but for some that can be a good thing, where there is not too much going on. In “Better off This Way” there are no synths, no exotic filters or fluctuations in sound- just true to its original sound.

Featuring the up and coming rapper, Buxton, Gianni adds a smoother element to his single and brings charismatic beat to the harmony.

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Like what you heard? Check these two out on Spotify now for more music and more tunes to add to your playlists!

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