The clever, airy and laid back music of Chillout, Lounge and Easy Listening jazz genres is designed with the intention to create a relaxing atmosphere for listeners.
The music is mostly instrumental and has elements of Jazz, Bossa Nova, and even R&B and Latin Jazz, although it may sometimes have a few other groove influences too. Paying attention to this genre, people can literally chill themselves out.
In order to enjoy listening to music that belongs to the concept of Chillout & Cooling Down you kind of have to forget about all sorts of worldly troubles and move into a completely different world where only your soul can be at rest.
The clever, airy and laid back music in Chillout, Lounge and Easy Listening jazz genres attracts the listener’s attention by employing the use of very unique features, which we are going to discover now.
Let’s dive in, listen and follow our full playlist on Spotify, or listen to each artist individually.
1) SKY CANYON – Wijic
Wijic is a song that will transport you to a world of relaxation and peace. The single was released by SKY CANYON, an independent artist based in the US, Boulder.
The song is an instrumental that combines jazz, lounge, and classic sound. It has a very nostalgic vibe to it—the kind of music you might listen to while lounging in your backyard on a summer afternoon.
Wijic is great for chilling out or relaxing after a long day. It would also make a great soundtrack for any kind of activity where you want to feel like you’ve escaped into another world. A calm one!
The single comes just in time for summer, so if you’re looking for something new to listen to while you’re lounging by the pool or getting ready for your next pool party, this song will be just what you need! Listen to the song and follow the artist on Spotify.
2) NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE (NDX) – Underground
The latest single from NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE (NDX) is a relaxing groove chillout track that will have you feeling like you’re lounging in a warm, sunny spot on the fields.
The single is called Underground, and it was released this year. It’s a classic-sounding instrumental featuring the piano, saxophone and drums, and it mixes music genres.
The jazz-infused tune has an overall feeling of nostalgia and some Rhythm and Blues, which makes it perfect for those who love to relax with some good tunes and a glass of wine.
This song would be great for background music in any sort of setting—whether you’re at home or working out at the gym or just relaxing. Listen to their release or watch the music video, and follow them on Spotify.
3) VIBEN – Funk Duster
When you’re looking for a groove chillout single that will instantly transport you to a place of peace and harmony, look no further than VIBEN‘s latest single: Funk Duster.
The song is smooth, sexy, and so well-produced that it sounds like it was recorded in an old times club in New Orleans, like the soundtracks of the 80s movies.
The male vocals are rich and soulful, soothing and relaxing. The bass line has just enough thump to keep things moving forward without overwhelming the rest of the track.
This song has everything you could want from a groove chillout track—it’s fun, it’s sexy, it’s soulful—and it’s perfect for late nights when you just want to unwind after a long day!
Listen to his song and follow the artist on Spotify.
4) FRANK JOSHUA – Sense Life (Jon Kennedy Remix)
It’s not often that you get to listen to a chillout song that has such a strong groove, but that’s what you get with “Sense Life (Jon Kennedy Remix).”
This is the kind of song you can put on in the car and drive around with the windows down. It’s got an electronic sound, but it’s also got a lot of acoustic instruments. It sounds like something you’d hear on an old-school trip-hop album.
The vocals are pretty good too—they’re sung by a guy named Frank Joshua, who sounds like he’s having fun with the song. He has a nice voice that fits perfectly with this type of music.
If you’re looking for some chillstep music to listen to on your commute or when you’re just having a lazy day, this is definitely the song for you. Listen to and follow the artist on Spotify.
5) HEISTHEARTIST – Boom (Doo Wop Version)
HEISTHEARTIST is an independent artist and producer based in the US, New York. His music is a unique blend of contemporary soul, neo-soul, also R&B, and sound and reflects his Christian style and experience.
He released his song “Boom (Doo Wop Version)” on the popular music streaming service Spotify. The song starts with a slow tempo but quickly builds in energy to become a slow enjoyable groove by the end of the song.
The lyrics are uplifting and positive. This track is perfect for anyone who loves contemporary soul music or neo-soul. Listen to his single and follow the artist on Spotify.
6) NANA KOTTENS – Mama Don’t Give Up
Nana Kottens is a pop gospel, contemporary soul singer-songwriter from the USA. The artist is known for his smooth voice, catchy melodies and inspiring lyrics. His latest single “MAMA DON’T GIVE UP” is about the ups and downs of life, and how we should always be grateful for what we have, and don’t give up.
The song starts with a piano melody that sounds like it came straight from a gospel church service. Then the beat kicks in and you can feel the energy of this track rising up inside your body.
The chorus is very soulful, with some great guitar riffs that make this song stand out in a very positive way. Nana Kottens’ voice sounds rich on this track.
Overall I appreciate the track, please watch his music video, follow him on Spotify and listen to his songs.
7) DORIAN – Reign Love
If you’re looking for a chillout song to help you relax and unwind, look no further than the single Reign Love by Dorian. The R&B artist delivers an easy-to-listen-to track with a catchy chorus that will have you singing along in no time.
The song is about the feeling of being in love, but it’s not your typical love song. It’s about the kind of love that makes you feel like you’re on top of the world and makes you feel like nothing can bring you down. It’s about having someone who accepts you for who you are—and loving them for it.
The song starts out with a guitar and light drums that give it a nice groove before the bass kicks in. The chorus has some really cool harmonies that really make me feel like I’m floating on top of a wave.
Overall, this song has everything I want in chillout music: fun production, catchy melodies, and powerful lyrics. This is definitely going onto my playlist! Please follow the artist on Spotify.
8) V-TRAIN – Sunday Service
Sunday Service by V-TRAIN is a groovy, chillout track with a nostalgic feel. The track has an almost “boom-bap” quality to it and is perfect for late-night listening.
The song is reminiscent of the old school hip-hop that was popular in the 80s and 90s but with a lo-fi twist. The vocals are soft and soothing and backed by a slow drum beat that makes you want to sit back and relax.
This single conjures up memories of old times spent sitting on the couch with your friends and watching movies together on Saturday nights. It has an almost cinematic quality to it as well, which makes it perfect for those who love nostalgic films.
As described by the singer: “This is a Lofi Song I’ve created using the sample of “Friends Let Me Tell You About Jesus” by the Dixie-Aires. It sets the religious tone of the song and it presents the old-time gospel sounds that were present in the Black Churches”.
I recommend you wear very good earphones to make the experience perfect. Listen to his songs and don’t forget to follow the artist on Spotify.
9) Lisa Curran – Milkshake Sky
Milkshake Sky by Lisa Curran is a dream pop song that will make you feel like you’re floating on a cloud. The song is an easy-listening masterpiece with female vocals, and she is Irish-based, from Tralee.
It’s the kind of song that will put you in a trance and make you forget about everything else in the world except how good it feels to be alive.
The song is based on a poem by Farida Momtaz and is entitled ‘milkshake sky.’ This picture represents the ups and downs of a relationship whether it be love, a friend, or family.
But even though the lyrics have a melancholic taste, the music is joyful and vibrant; this contrast makes the song feel more hopeful than mournful or depressing. It will definitely get stuck in your head!
If you like this style of music or this artist, check out their other songs on Spotify!
10) THE STELLAR ANDERSON PROJECT – Breathe
The Stellar Anderson Project‘s latest album, Breathe, is a bluesy breeze of folk and singer-songwriter music. It has a strong folky feel with lots of acoustic guitar and banjo.
The vocals are powerful and emotive—very much in the style of folk music. The overall vibe is very chilled out, but there are also some catchy, upbeat moments.
It’s always nice to hear new music from independent artists that have such an authentic sound. This album has all the hallmarks of an artist who has taken their time to find their own voice and create something special. My favourite song is Change in Me.
I would recommend this album to anyone who likes indie music, particularly if they’re looking for something that’s not too heavy or intense but still has great energy. Listen and follow the artist on Spotify.
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