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Morgan St. Jean is a LA based singer who’s been carving her name in the R&B music scene. “Out of Love” and “Reckless” showcase her stunning vocals and lyrical prowess, and with the year slowly ending before our eyes, she sat down to tell us her favorite music.

Listen and read her explanations below!

My taste in music can be pretty eclectic so for this playlist I tried to separate it into two distinct parts. The first half consists of classic heartbreaking ballads from some of my all time favorites. The second focuses on the artists that I’m listening to right now. It’s a little more modern than the first half. Hope you enjoy xx

Fast Car- This is one of my all time favorite songs. I think it is the epitome of good story telling.

I Can’t Make You Love Me- This is my favorite song in the world to sing and has been for many years. I love the Bonnie Raitt version but Bon Iver has such unique and gorgeous take as well.

If I Ain’t Got You- If I had to pick one artist to always put at the top of my list it would be Alicia Keys. She is so honest and raw and powerful and I love her so much.

When We Were Young- I think of Adele as the perfect combination of timeless and modern. She has taken classically great singing and great story-telling and made it work for today’s Top 40.

I Will Always Love You- I think all singers are obsessed with this song. Not much to even say about it because it’s so amazing.

Let It Go- I love how simple and honest this song is. I was really moved the first time I heard it and it has become one of my all time favorite sad down songs.

Gone- I cried the first time I heard this song which pretty much says it all. Also, I saw Lianne La Havas live and it made me love her even more even though I didn’t think that was possible.

Mourning Doves- I think this song is so beautifully sung and it incorporates some really tasteful, cool production. It’s hooky and sad at the same time and I dig that.

Coffee- I saw Miguel live recently and it changed my life. Since then I have not been able to stop listening to this song. I am obsessed.

Bourbon-Clearly I have a thing with drinks but Gallant’s talent is mind-blowing to me and I freaked out the first time I heard the line “Angels say trust the detox but I’m shaking I need it like bourbon in my coffee cup.” So great.

Teflon Sega is a new enigmatic electronic R&B project that calls to mind early The Weeknd. Their new single “Beretta Lake” is a collaborative effort with fellow rising act SAINt JHN. The ethereal, moody track blooms with echoed, siren synths and a haunting vocal that slurs to open with “drinking all night but I swear I been sober / we ain’t talked in a minute but I’m gonna head over.”

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UK house producer Sandy Turnbull has had a pretty amazing 2016 with the release his latest EP “After Comiskey Park” which picked up some prestigious spots including Mixmag Tune of The Month and DMC Single of The Week. He recently completed a DJ mix for Ministry of Sound that stated it was “one of the best” they’ve published this year and he just completed this rolling disco reworking of the Jamiroquai track “Canned Heat” which we can premiere right here on Discobelle.

Don’t forget to check out his smashing new EP “Make Me Cry” which is released today.

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Synth pop London quartet Clock Opera are unveiling their second album “Venn” (via League of Imaginary Nations and !K7) on February 10th, as a prelude for the album release they’re offering up the single track “Whippoorwill” and we here at Discobelle can premiere the funky and strutting, soulful sounding dance pop remix from UK trio NZCA/Lines. It’s available as free download in exchange for signing up to the Clock Opera mailing list.

PS: They’re heading out on a European tour to support the album, check them out via the dates listed after the jump.

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Both London based producer/dj Hervé and KC Lights have been featured on Discobelle in the past. Hervé is about to release bass heavy, club thumping new single “My Love” which features Baltimore rapper Phizzals and is taken off his brilliant album “Hallucinated Surf” (released earlier this year via Skint Records).

The remix package for the single features this lovely remix by KC Lights who turns up with a glitchy house reworking.

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Coastal has been growing his name in the 2016 music climate, and with that, the talented artist is ready to close out the year with a bang and dive into the next year. The producer and artist has given us a playlist of his favorite tracks, which explore everyone from Daedelus, JATO, Zuma., and more!

Listen to the playlist below.

Rising Los Angeles based producer/singer Best Night Ever (Tyler Armes) makes indie pop music with an experimental approach, with stylistic production tips to Flume and Goldroom. Best Night Ever is his solo project and this week he unveils a new single “Caught Up.” All proceeds from the sale of the track go towards benefitting mental health charities The Trevor Project and Kids Help Phone in Canada so press play and support a good cause.