Tim Dare

About the curator - Tim Dare

Tim is a licensed physiotherapist, Content Creator, Content Writer, Music Blogger and now, a Playlist Curator. He literally can’t do anything without listening to music, like literally. Music is pretty much his life force. Whenever he’s feeling down or happy, he has a track to play for that mood. He has loved music since he can remember and listens to pretty much anything that interests him or that he vibes to. He is also easy going and free spirited, just a very chill human. Check out his music blog(reviews & interviews from rising artistes): http://www.thatweirdmusic.com/ Follow the blog on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatweirdmusic/?hl=en

THE BASELIST: Rocky Pleasures — a playlist by Tim Dare • powered by musicto

31 May 2021

These tracks touch on the many sub-genres of rock music – featuring artists like Smallpools • The Boxer Rebellion • Parade of Lights • Royal Teeth • The 1975 • Picture This • Birds of Tokyo • Pale Waves

THE BASELIST: Acoustic Anthems — a playlist by Tim Dare • powered by musicto

31 May 2021

These songs feature little or no electronic production and focus majorly on the purity of the instruments – featuring artists like Kodaline • LÉON • Noah Kahan • KALEO • Birdy • Carlie Hanson • Hozier • London Grammar

Wild – Royal Teeth

18 May 2021

Royal Teeth bring such a youthful, exuberant and contagious vibe, it’s like a breath of fresh air.

Where’s The Goodbye? – BASE

12 May 2021

The production on the track is quite polished, illuminating the work the band have injected into making this composition a reality.

Replay – Dumbie

30 April 2021

The track certainly doesn’t disappoint, as it sweeps you away into a blissful daydream.

Emoji – Au/Ra

22 April 2021

This song tells the story of the problems of communication in today’s virtual dating world.

Stone – Jaymes Young

15 April 2021

Jaymes Young is an American singer-songwriter whose musical delivery falls into genres like alternative rock, indie electronica and indie pop

Just Imagine It – MKTO

5 April 2021

Somewhere off in outer space, there’s a world, no wars, no hate, I don’t know where it is, I just imagine it.” These are the lyrics to the highly emotional tune that is “Imagine It” by the American pop duo, MKTO.

Strangers – Before You Exit

22 March 2021

It has a haunting feel to it which merges well with the vocals of this talented trio.

Older – Sasha Sloan

11 March 2021

If you haven’t heard of Sasha Sloan, give it a few years, I’m sure you will. She is a rising star in her own right…

Fallingwater – Maggie Rogers

18 February 2021

Fallingwater” is a song that describes rapid change which can be heard from sharp instrumental variation and the tempo switch right at the mid-section of the track.

3AM – Amber Kamminga

11 February 2021

Through a moving bassline, Kamminga refines rousing lyrics into the dreamiest pop music and in the process winning over the hearts of fans and critics alike.

Lost Boy – Ruth B

4 February 2021

On Lost Boy,” Canadian singer-songwriter, Ruth B taps into the world of Peter Pan. It’s the first song she ever wrote and revolves around themes like separation, escaping reality and diving into one’s imagination.

November – Gabrielle Aplin

27 January 2021

November” falls into the indie-rock genre and simply explains how this particular month has been ruined, due to a memory she can’t seem to forget. The track is a light-hearted one, fully showcasing Aplin’s incredible vocal ability. She is a truly gifted artiste and I hope to share more of her magnificent tunes with you.

What Are You Made Of? – David Favoice

21 January 2021

Part ballad, part personal journey, David Favoice’s “What Are You Made Of”? straddles the divide between the universal and the more intimate with consummate ease. David Favoice is a fast-rising Nigerian songwriter, singer and performer, he is literally armed to the teeth with talent.

Live For – 6roady

15 January 2021

The track isn’t over-produced and merges quite well with 6roady’s effervescent vocals. “Live For” perfectly captures the confusing turmoil that one explores in their 20s – consciously looking for something worth living for. Fusing immaculate confidence with poetic sincerity, 6roady summarizes a growing self-assurance, laced with youthful exuberance. “Live For” is available for all to listen, be sure to do just that!

Yellow Lights – Harry Hudson

7 January 2021

The track finds Harry opening up his heart to that special someone. He lets down his guard on the sad and gloomy piece, showing off his vulnerability. Relatable and highly emotional, “Yellow Lights” is everything you’d want in a song about tumultuous love.

Silence – Grace Carter

29 December 2020

The smooth piece is played over simple piano chords and slow-mid tempo beats. It’s a powerful track that showcases Carter’s strong and rich vocals while featuring emotively honest musings that will make you an instant fan of hers.

When The End Comes – Andrew Belle

16 December 2020

The beautiful track features optimistic synth lines that culminates in an exceptional falsetto-heavy chorus.

Hold My Girl – George Ezra

9 December 2020

The track is a heart-wrenching tune that will probably bring tears to your eyes but only because he delivers it so exquisitely.

All I Am – Jess Glynne

3 December 2020

The joyous piece is an upbeat treasure of a song and finds Glynne celebrating being in love as she sings about being united as one with her love interest.

We Won’t Move – Arlissa

25 November 2020

British singer-songwriter, Arlissa, is certainly one of the best vocalists I’ve ever had the pleasure of listening to. It’s no wonder she was recruited to lend her song, “We Won’t Move” to the soundtrack album for one of the most emotional movies ever.

Mascara – Niykee Heaton

18 November 2020

The song is a pretty laidback tune and falls within the R&B genre, with finger snaps and minimal beats on full display.

Ride or Die – Siki

11 November 2020

Siki is a rising artiste from Port Harcourt, Nigeria. His track “Ride or Die” is a groovy composition that will make you either bop your head or stomp your feet. “Ride or Die” perfectly captures the trending sound in Nigeria, with Siki’s fresh and unique vocals floating over the melodic mid-tempo tune…

Beautiful Life – The Collection

3 November 2020

With its extravagant chorus, listeners of the sing-along folk-pop gem will undoubtedly have a smile on their face from start to finish.

Fixed – Olivia Castriota

27 October 2020

Fixed” is about listening to your inner self, admitting your struggles and hoping that by conceding, things will get better.

Breathe – Lauv

20 October 2020

Breathe” is immersed in a mid-tempo pop/R&B sound which creates a strong focus on Lauv’s impeccable vocals.

Alive – Gabrielle Aplin

5 October 2020

Aplin’s Alive is definitely one of my favorite songs of all time. The track starts off with some light piano and violin work, well-woven together to create an atmospheric sound and as the track progresses, more layers are laid upon the previous foundation.

1901 – Birdy

5 October 2020

Birdy’s track “1901” is a lovelorn ballad that features dream-like instrumentation and Birdy’s soft but amazing vocals.