Performance: Early Morning (live) - Niko Rose

Quick Thoughts: Niko Rose has an innate ability to craft a layered track in a laid back fashion. In the crowded bedroom pop scene, he stands out with his introspective lyrics, signature vocals, and funky sound. Since beginning to make music in 2018, he has dropped several impressive projects, including his standout 2020 EP, Sleeping Bag. Niko's Qore performance, a stripped down version of Early Morning, off the aforementioned EP, highlights all of the qualities that make his recorded music so special. Plus, how damn good is that guitar solo?

Must Listens: So Light, Concrete

For Fans of: Rex Orange County, Still Woozy