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Skylar Spence – “I Can’t Be Your Superman”

Skylar Spence kicked off his new album, Prom King, with the wonderful flirt-bubble-funk of “Fiona Coyne,” (RIP Saint Pepsi) and each subsequent track builds upon that momentum with a flourish. The self-indulgent self-love confetti-pop of “Can’t You See” racked up a 5 Best Songs Of The Week slot and “Affairs” arched back toward mellow chillwave […]

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Skylar Spence – “Affairs”

Skylar Spence’s Prom King is shaping up swimmingly. The erstwhile SAINT PEPSI impressed us with his summer jam of a lead single “Can’t You See,” and its follow-up reminds us that his expertise extends beyond neon dance-party music. “Affairs” is a misty chillwave/synthpop breakup lament marked by echo-laden vocals and the melancholy refrain, “That’s the […]


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Skylar Spence – “Practice”

Allen Iverson’s “practice” rant is the stuff of legend. Long story short, when reporters asked the NBA star about his lack of attendance at practice, he responded… let’s say churlishly. Sample quote: “We’re sitting in here, and I’m supposed to be the franchise player, and we in here talking about practice. I mean, listen, we’re […]

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Skylar Spence – “Can’t You See”

“I slowed down some music and called myself an artist,” Ryan DeRobertis sings on “Can’t You See,” the ecstatic new single from his debut full-length as Skylar Spence. With that line, he sends up his past work as Saint Pepsi with a knowing wink, and moves on to the next chapter. “Can’t You See” joins […]