Premiere: “Stranger” by Chris Garneau

A slow-burning, genre-defying track with a pensive music video filmed in Coney Island

Despite its dark subject matter, “Stranger”—the latest release by recording artist Chris Garneau—burns with a bright, ballad-like intensity. The genre-defying track flexes Garneau’s expertly emotive songwriting and the layered sonic landscape carefully supports his words. In the collaboratively crafted music video, premiering here, Garneau’s song comes to life throughout iconic Brooklyn destination Coney Island, where choreographer Tenaya Kelleher helped the ethereal artist ease into his …

Love Songs by Queer Artists

To celebrate Pride, some of the COOL HUNTING team's favorite tunes by LGBTQ+ musicians

To celebrate Pride and all versions of love—romantic, platonic, familial, quiet, loud, playful, secret, spiritual, enduring—COOL HUNTING’s editorial team assembled a playlist. Eschewing gay anthems for love songs, the selections are by some of our favorite contemporary queer artists. Spanning genres and defying categories, every track is imbued with emotion—whether it’s about a brief dance floor romance or a transformative relationship. From Raveena and Troye …

Caroline Kingsbury: Fall In Love

An energized, ’80s-influenced pop track from LA-based recording artist Caroline Kingsbury, “Fall in Love” pairs soaring synths with dynamic vocals and a catchy chorus. Minh Pham directs the neon-lit music video, which comes complete with big hair flips, solo dance sessions and Kingsbury’s emotional performance. The track is a doorway to Kingsbury’s deeply personal debut album, Heaven’s Just a Flight (out 16 April 2021), which …