It’s that time for another edition of SubSoul Fridays, your weekly fix for Neo-Soul and Underground Soul music.

This week we’re gonna take a journey over the Atlantic to check out the sounds of two International Soul artists: from Denmark - Quadron and originally from London – Nikko Gray. Some may consider these artists more electronic or alternative, but they both definitely have soulful influences.

I first came across the soulful duo (Robin and Coco) from Copenhagen, Denmark probably about 6-8 months ago (S/O to @kellinikole for putting me on) when I was on a search for new music. Their sound was some what a little different than what I usually listened too, but it was dope. I downloaded their self-titled album “Quadron” and it has been one of the few albums that I listen to on a consistent weekly basis. I definitely would suggest that you take a listen and keep an ear out for them this year. Sidenote – if you’re headed out to SXSW you should check them out live. Here’s one of my favorite songs off the album entitled “Day” and video of Coco singing a live version of “Pressure”

Day

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Quadron – Pressure (Live) from Plug Research on Vimeo.

Now, I can’t quite remember exactly when I came across Nikko Gray, but I was browsing through EMusic and came across her album “Love Letters from Yellow”. I didn’t download it then, but I bookmarked it to come back too. So earlier this week I was going through my list and was like “damn….I never downloaded that Nikko Gray album.” Not only did I get “Love Letters from Yellow“, I grabbed her “Love Seen” project too and the both have been playing in my iTunes ALL week. There is something soothing yet playful in her voice that’s just easy and enjoyable to listen too. She’s surely an artist that I will be keeping up on this year as well. Here are a few of my favorite songs of those two projects and a track she recently released in January entitled “Beautiful You Are“.

Beautiful You Are

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Press Play from “Love Letter From Yellow”

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Rollercoaster from “Love Seen”

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I hope you enjoyed our little journey overseas…Be sure to check us out next week as we journey back out to LA for some more soulful songbirds.

Until Next Time. Soulfully Yours,

DaChosenOne