• KATERI NEW SINGLE “GRAPHIC DESIGN”
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  • This 22 year old soul is searching for the meaning of life through art. A self- proclaimed nomad, described as ‘a hippie with a little bit of grunge,’ Kateri is passionate about seeing the world from all perspectives. From working as a corporate makeup artist in greater NYC to...

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  • Entertainment One’s Toronto-based Secret Broadcast (www.SecretBroadcast.com) released the most acclaimed album of their career, Filthy Souls, in 2014 with 2 Rock Radio Top 40 hits More Than Friends and Filthy Souls, and 2 videos over 100,000 views. Now, the group is preparing for an invention on a whole new...

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  • With music grounded in intelligent, effortless vocals accompanied by textured and layered sounds, Melbourne’s LANKS has made a name for himself with enduring pop songs that drift into the imaginative and fantastic. Recently debuting his smooth new single ‘Settle Down’ on UK tastemaker blog The 405, LANKS has now...

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  • Today sees London-based five piece, Sloes, release their debut EP ‘Chasing Tails’, along with sharing the lead and title track online. Playing a delightfully inventive brand of indie, infusing delicate string passages with dark, brooding songwriting. There’s something a little different about this band. Sloes first came about when...

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  • Stockholm melody master Vanbot has announced her return with upcoming albumPerfect Storm, the electro-pop purist’s follow-up album to her 2011 debut. Riding on the acclaim from the likes of Nylon, The Guardian, Pop Justice, Interview Magazine and MTV, the Johannes Berglund (The Knife, I Break Horses) produced & mixed...

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KATERI NEW SINGLE “GRAPHIC DESIGN”

May 29, 2015
KATERI NEW SINGLE “GRAPHIC DESIGN”

This 22 year old soul is searching for the meaning of life through art. A self- proclaimed nomad, described as ‘a hippie with a little bit of grunge,’ Kateri is passionate about seeing the world from all perspectives. From working as a corporate makeup artist in greater NYC to hostel-hopping around Europe, Kateri channeled...
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SECRET BROADCAST RECORD WITH 3D PRINTED INSTRUMENTS

May 29, 2015
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Entertainment One’s Toronto-based Secret Broadcast (www.SecretBroadcast.com) released the most acclaimed album of their career, Filthy Souls, in 2014 with 2 Rock Radio Top 40 hits More Than Friends and Filthy Souls, and 2 videos over 100,000 views. Now, the group is preparing for an invention on a whole new kind of creativity, becoming the...
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LANKS RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘SETTLE DOWN’

May 29, 2015
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With music grounded in intelligent, effortless vocals accompanied by textured and layered sounds, Melbourne’s LANKS has made a name for himself with enduring pop songs that drift into the imaginative and fantastic. Recently debuting his smooth new single ‘Settle Down’ on UK tastemaker blog The 405, LANKS has now delivered the visual accompaniment. A...
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SLOES NEW SINGLE “CHASING TAILS”

May 29, 2015
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Today sees London-based five piece, Sloes, release their debut EP ‘Chasing Tails’, along with sharing the lead and title track online. Playing a delightfully inventive brand of indie, infusing delicate string passages with dark, brooding songwriting. There’s something a little different about this band. Sloes first came about when Jerome and Jo started writing...
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VANBOT “THE WAY YOU SAY IT” SINGLE

May 28, 2015
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Stockholm melody master Vanbot has announced her return with upcoming albumPerfect Storm, the electro-pop purist’s follow-up album to her 2011 debut. Riding on the acclaim from the likes of Nylon, The Guardian, Pop Justice, Interview Magazine and MTV, the Johannes Berglund (The Knife, I Break Horses) produced & mixed record sees Vanbot embark on...
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GROUNDERS VIDEO “SECRET FRIENDS”

May 28, 2015
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Taking inspiration from the psychedelic nostalgia of The Velvet Underground and The Zombies, and reinventing it into a more contemporary sound, Grounders have created a debut album that captures the true essence of what it means to be an emerging band in 2015. GROUNDERS, consisting of Andrew Davis (vocals and guitar), Daniel Busheikin (keyboards),...
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ILLUMINATE ME NEW SINGLE “LOST ART”

May 28, 2015
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Tragic Hero Records’ Illuminate Me has announced the release of a new single, ‘Lost Art’ to be available on iTunes on Tuesday, April 28th. The single, recorded at Kirkbride Studios in Fort Myers, Florida, was produced by Jesse Kirkbride (Black Tongue, Infant Annihilator, Dealey Plaza) Illuminate Me is a 5-piece Punk/Metalcore act based across...
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EK NEW VIDEO “DRESS MY FEARS” FEAT SIMILE

May 28, 2015
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EK is a Hip Hop Artist Hailing from West Africa Nigeria, Currently Residing in Boston MA. With a natural ear for soulful and thought provoking lyrics, he has developed a sound that many find quite refreshing. With comparisons to some of the Hip hop greats, EK has maintained a ferocious stance on originality, and...
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PRINCE RELEASES MASTERED VERSION OF PROTEST SONG “BALTIMORE”

May 27, 2015
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Iconic music artist and multi-talented entertainer, Prince, has released a newly mastered orchestral version of his protest song, “Baltimore.” The original demo version of the song was made available on Soundcloud in early May and performed live for the first time on May 10th in Baltimore, Maryland. The special Mother’s Day concert, billed as...
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FRENCH FOR RABBITS RELEASE REMIXES FOR “THE OTHER SIDE”

May 27, 2015
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New Zealand’s ethereal dream-folk duo, French for Rabbits, have announced a surprise release of two re-interpretations of their song ‘The Other Side’. The song, from their debut album Spirits was recently featured on US TV show The Vampire Diaries and has been described as “glowing with tenderness” and Brooke Singer’s voice as carrying a...
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KISSING CANDICE RELEASE NEW TRACK “PUT ‘EM UP”

May 27, 2015
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Gore-core rockers KISSING CANDICE have premiered “Put ‘Em Up,” the fist-pumping, anti-establishment anthem from their upcoming debut album, Blind Until We Burn, in stores June 30th. Bookended by hypnotic, schizophrenically symphonic, yet hook laden electronica, monster, metallic riffage, and a wall of sound rhythm section coupled with searing and soaring choruses, “Put ‘Em Up”...
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ANDRA DAY “FOREVER MINE” DIRECTED BY SPIKE LEE

May 26, 2015
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Buzzing vintage-soul singer, Andra Day, reveals the music video to her hotly anticipated single “Forever Mine” from her debut album Cheers to the Fall out August 28, 2015 via Buskin Entertainment and Warner Bros. Records. “Forever Mine” is directed by renowned and generationally respected director, Spike Lee, who was impressed by Andra’s timeless, sultry...
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MORNING HARVEY “SMITH STREET SWAP MEET”

May 26, 2015
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The introductory lead-in single off of Australia’s upcoming five track EP from Morning Harvey, “Smith Street Swap Meet” is an undeniable track oozing with shining choruses, sunshine psychedelia, melodic hooks, and spiralling psych-pop guitar lines. Lyrically driven, contemplative, and insightful – hailing inspiration from pop music of the 60’s and 70’s along with a...
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BAIO UNVEILS NEW SONG “BRAINWASH YYRR FACE”

May 26, 2015
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Baio announces his first full-length album, The Names, available for pre-order, out September 18th via Glassnote Records. The record takes it title from Don Delillo’s 1982 novel. The first song off of the upcoming release, album opener “Brainwash yyrr Face” is now available to stream via YouTube. Of the album, Baio said, “The Names...
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DARLING DOWN VIDEO “NEVER TELL”

May 26, 2015
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Battle Creek, Michigan – Female fronted Rock band Darling Down have released their “Never Tell” music video. The video was produced by Travis Ross at RipJaw Media and was filmed in the sleepy town of Hillsdale Michigan. The track comes from their new album Never Tell which features collaborations with accomplished guest musicians including...
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PURPLE DROPS NEW TRACK “NEVER COME BACK”

May 22, 2015
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Berlin-via-Portugal singer/producer and core member of the WEDIDIT crew, PURPLE has dropped his latest single “Never Come Back” from his upcoming debut album Silence & Remorse out June 16th via WEDIDIT. The LP will feature PURPLE’s signature hazy, dark and emotionally driven sound while seeing him explore his voice and songwriting in a much...
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AVICII’S “WAITING FOR LOVE” ANIMATED LYRIC VIDEO

May 22, 2015
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The lyric video to Avicii’s new track “Waiting for Love” is out today. The uplifting video features hand drawn animation with script and direction from the At Night Studios in Stockholm. The video tells the story of losing the one thing that makes life worth living, and fighting through hell and back to find...
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FRANKIE FORMAN “HOME AGAIN” SINGLE

May 22, 2015
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Following the widespread success of her debut ‘Blue Dogs’ EP last year, which saw her set fire to the festival trail and garnered multiple plays on BBC 6 Music and XFM, sultry singer-songwriter Frankie Forman now returns with her second EP ‘Hootch’, out 27 May. To celebrate the birth of this undeniably breath-taking new...
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LIONHEIR RELEASES NEW SINGLE ‘WHAT YOU WANT’

May 22, 2015
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Following the release of his debut record in 2012, Lionheir returns with the announcement of his second record ‘Dangerous Happiness’ by way of new single ‘What You Want’. The musical brainchild of Paul Appelkamp, Lionheir’s first long player was more a studio affair, being recorded entirely in Lionheir’s hometown of Byron Bay at the...
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SEA LION SHARES NEW SONG “ROOM”

May 21, 2015
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Sea Lion AKA Gothenburg, Sweden-native Linn Osterberg – has today shared a brand new song in the shape of “Room.” A sparse, piano ballad in the vein of Cat Power or early Kate Bush, the song explores “the art of needing somebody versus not needing anybody at all, and what is best and how...
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LITTLE MIX RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE “BLACK MAGIC” TODAY

May 21, 2015
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The world’s biggest girl group are back! Little Mix have released ‘Black Magic’, the first single from their eagerly anticipated third album out later this year. Set to be the undisputed pop smash of the year, ‘Black Magic’ is available digitally. From the moment it kicks in, ‘Black Magic’ will bring you under its...
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UK PRODUCER DEPHLEX “SHOW ME LOVE/WITHOUT YOU”

May 21, 2015
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SoSure Music have delivered yet again with a tasteful new 2 track release from promising UK producer, Dephlex (Seamless, Faites Leur Des Disque). Returning to the SoSure family, ‘Show Me Love’ follows on from Dephlex’s well received remix of Yotto’s ‘All I Want’ (supported by Danny Howard) which landed on the label last year....
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WALLACE SINGLE “VINYL SKIP”

May 21, 2015
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VINYL SKIP, the debut single from New Zealand born jazz singer Wallace will leave you reeling. Drawing inspiration from Little Dragon, Muhsinah, Georgia Anne Muldrow and future soul artists like Hiatus Kaiyote and Ngaiire, Wallace melds a jazz, soul, hip-hop and blues sensibility to create the positively magical VINYL SKIP. “Vinyl Skip came about...
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SLOES SHARE GORGEOUS DEBUT TRACK ‘DEVIL IN YOU’

May 20, 2015
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Playing a delightfully inventive brand of indie, infusing delicate string passages with dark, brooding songwriting. There’s something a little different about this band. Sloes first came about when Jerome and Jo started writing together whilst travelling through Colombia – a trip that no doubt added further inspiration to their writing, offering a wider view...
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CODY JOE HODGES “ONE MORE DRINK”

May 20, 2015
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Cody Joe Hodges was nominated as Rising Star for the 2014 Texas Music Awards. He has also been nominated as Male Country Vocalist of the Year at the International Music and Entertainment Association for 2013 and 2014. Cody Joe’s new EP, “One More Drink”, was recorded with his new label, Lamon Records, out of...
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JAMAICAN QUEENS PREMIERE NEW VIDEO FOR “LOVE IS IMPOSSIBLE”

May 20, 2015
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Detroit experimental pop trio Jamaican Queens have followed up the recent premiere of the new track “Love Is Impossible” with the debut of a new music video for the song, taken from their new full-length album Downers available June 2 (Freakish Pleasures label). View the “Love Is Impossible” video now online at YouTube. In...
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TOM LEVIN “THUNDER ON” VIDEO

May 20, 2015
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Sweden based Tom Levin has recently released his newest video for “Thunder On,” via Huffington Post. Taking his infectious brand of Folk infused Indie Rock up a notch, his new video for “Thunder On” is ready to lure your ears and entice your eyes. “Thunder On” provides a dash of vibrancy that carries throughout...
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TASHAKI MIYAKI ANNOUNCE NEW RECORD ‘UNDER COVER VOL. II’ FOR FREE DOWNLOAD

May 19, 2015
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Tashaki Miyaki are elated to share their latest LP, Under Cover Vol. II, a collection of nine cover tracks ranging from Prince to Berlin to The Buzzcocks. Available for a full free download today, May 19, 2015, the band tracked the songs in their hometown of Los Angeles this year with help from local...
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STRAINS “WHITE CHAINS” SINGLE

May 19, 2015
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Famined Records’ newest signing, Belgium’s metalcore outfit Strains, has just released their new single off their forthcoming label debut entitled Redefine. “White Chains” is off the Aljoscha Sieg recorded EP that will be released June 30th and took over a year to record with Maarten commenting, “We took our time to get the best...
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ASTRID’S TEA PARTY “BLACK SWAN”

May 19, 2015
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Astrid’s Tea Party, the Brighton based electroshock four piece have returned in style, with a decidedly darker sound in the form of their new single Black Swan. The frenzied, synth heavy affair arrives in the wake of their highly acclaimed debut single What’s In It For Me?, a track that has gained praise from...
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FILOUS’ DEBUT TRACK “HOW HARD I TRY” PREMIERES

May 18, 2015
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“How Hard I Try (featuring James Hersey)” the debut original track from breakout Austrian producer filous, is premiering today. Listen to the new song via SoundCloud here. The track will be featured on Dawn, filous’ first EP of original music, on July 17, and available for preorder May 26 with “How Hard I Try”...
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NICK SHAHEEN SINGLE “FLASHBULBS”

May 18, 2015
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Chicago-based Nick Shaheen is breaking new ground with his latest single, “Flashbulbs,” from his stunning album, Sauvignon, out now. His second full-length release to date, Shaheen brings to the forefront a stunning mixture of modern Americana sound and incredibly strong songwriting. This breathtaking piece is just one of the highlights you will find on...
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ADRIA “FALLING” VIDEO

May 18, 2015
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Having just released her debut EP ‘Shell’ which was recorded at Paul Epworth’s Church studio in London, Adria played her debut album at the launch in her home city, Perth. This was her first time performing the Shell EP in its entirety to a live audience. Adria launched her debut EP at Jimmy’s Den...
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CHARM TAYLOR ‘CLOTHES’ CLICK HERE

May 18, 2015
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Vocalist & songwriter Charm Taylor is excited to announce the release of her solo debut, The Road Within, a dynamic blend of futuristic soul and melodic hip-hop. Most people know Charm as the enchanting lead singer of the critically acclaimed rock n soul group, The Honorable South. With her latest project, Taylor—with the help...
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KID WAVE “BEST FRIEND”

May 15, 2015
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The international two girl/two boy quartet’s debut album Wonderlust is a crafted set of pop songs that bathe in the golden, restorative rays more commonly associated with life on the Californian coast rather than London, where Kid Wave reside. This is music that’s delivered with an uplifting sense of youthful wild abandon and imbued...
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THE ARMED SPEAK ON VIDEO “POLARIZER”

May 15, 2015
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“The video is mostly a reflection on the importance of curation vs. creation today. Tumblr culture. You don’t need to create it…just embrace it during its shelf life of cultural favorability and be vocal. Take what you want from whatever you want and define yourself like a Mr. Potato Head. We’re not saying this...
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RAWYALS DEBUT SINGLE RELEASE “KING ME”

May 14, 2015
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Following an extraordinarily successful single debut last month to radio (mixshow) and digital media for “King Me” from the R&B/Pop trio Rawyals , the buzzworthy group receives a major video premiere across MTV Jams, MTV Hits and VH1 Soul today. The video premiere is available now. “Think of the perfect combo of pop,...
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FOOL’S GOLD “WILDFLOWER”

May 14, 2015
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LA’s Fool’s Gold have unveiled a new track entitled “Wildflower” from their forthcoming album Flying Lessons – out on vinyl only on 4/18, and scheduled for wide release on 5/19. The new track is the second released from the album, following the lead single “I’m In Love.” Fool’s Gold will head to Europe for...
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SUMO CYCO “FIGHTER”

May 14, 2015
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Toronto rockers Sumo Cyco, winners of the The John Lennon Songwriting Contest’s Vans Warped Tour Prize, will be performing on the tour from June 19-28. The four-piece uses hard rock guitar riffs with in your face blast beats and dance hall rhythms, topped by electric female vocals. Their latest full-length debut album ‘Lost in...
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BOP ENGLISH “CONSTANT BOP”

May 13, 2015
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“Constant Bop”, the highly anticipated debut album from White Denim frontman James Petralli’s solo project Bop English, is available for purchase today via Downtown Records. The record, on which the timeless rock & roll for which Petralli has become well known for is prevalent, is a refreshing array of thoughtful guitar play, melodic synths...
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BETH BOMBARA “PROMISED LAND” VIDEO

May 13, 2015
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Americana artist Beth Bombara gives fans an inside look of the recording experience on the video for the first single, “Promised Land”. The single is off her forthcoming self-titled LP due out June 23. Set at Jettison Studios, the video documents real moments in the studio during the recording of the song. Viewers are...
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CHRISTOPHER MARTIN “STEPPIN RAZOR”

May 13, 2015
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Jamaican reggae crooner Christopher Martin released his much-anticipated debut EP Steppin Razor (April 21) on VP Records. The 5-song digital-only release balances sweetness, swagger and sex appeal and showcases Chris’s versatility and vocal excellence. Chris fires with formidable skill on each of Steppin Razor’s songs. The upbeat “We Are The Vibes” (produced by TJ...
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LENNO RELEASES NEWEST SINGLE “THE BEST” FT. DRAGONETTE

May 12, 2015
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Following from his international hit ‘Wake Up’ and swathed in unashamedly feel good nu-disco vibrations, Lenno’s newest original single ‘The Best ft. Dragonette’ is a perfect statement of intent from the young Finnish producer – positive, cutting edge, and made for the dancefloor. The track features Dragonette, Toronto-based trio heard on Martin Solveig’s ubiquitous...
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EASE INTO YOUR DAY WITH THE SAX OF RUSTY CRUTCHER ‘ROMANCES LATINOS’

May 28, 2015
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Good morning to all music loving people of the world, I am so glad to be hear today. There...
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STOLI HAS FOUND MUSICAL EUPHORIA WITH DAVID ARKENSTONE & CHARLEE BROOKS ‘INAMORATA’

May 19, 2015
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Hello there music loving people all overthe world. The weather here in New England has been so amazing I...
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UK DUO THE TENFIVESIXTY COMING TO THE WEST COAST

May 8, 2015
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Formed by Jen Bailey and Rick Hornby a few years back, the group say it was a shared love...
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STOLI CANNOT LIE THAT NO ANGEL’S MUSIC GETS HIM AROUSED

May 5, 2015
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Hello there good people of the world, it is so nice to be here again with you today. We...
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STOLI FEELS THAT DAVID BARNETT THOMAS’ MUSIC MAKES HIM FEEL “BETTER”

April 14, 2015
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Hello there good people, we are back at it here today bright & early. We have got another awesome...
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STOLI KNOWS 500K+ TWITTER FANS @BILLZUCKER CANNOT BE WRONG

April 7, 2015
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So hello to all out there who live & die by music, it is so nice to see you...
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IAN AND THE DREAM TURN THEIR MUSIC TO REALITY

March 31, 2015
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Hello to all, nice to be back at it on a Tuesday morning, the last day of March 2015!...
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THE 99% HAVE SPOKEN & ALVIN HARRISON IS TAKING OVER THE CHARTS

March 19, 2015
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Skope: Where are we talking from today and are you excited spring is here on Friday? I am speaking...
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STOLI GETS THE LOW DOWN FROM DAVID CODR ON MUSICPAGE.COM

March 18, 2015
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Hello out there to all music lovers worldwide. Took a week or two off but we are back at...
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IT IS BETTER LATE THAN NEVER FOR STOLI & DEBORAH HENRIKSSON

February 25, 2015
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Hello there to all my music addicted people out there, it is awesome to see you today! Some good...
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STOLI JOINS FRED D ON A LONG HAUL TO THE MUSIC BIZ

February 18, 2015
STOLI JOINS FRED D ON A LONG HAUL TO THE MUSIC BIZ

Hello there good music loving people of the world. Before we begin I must speak on AmazonMP3 $5 album...
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GRAB THE BOURBON & COLD BEER AND TURN THE GASOLINE BROS ON ALL NIGHT

February 12, 2015
GRAB THE BOURBON & COLD BEER AND TURN THE GASOLINE BROS ON ALL NIGHT

Hello there good people of this music loving world. I am coming at you live from snow-bound Boston, MA...
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ARTIST SHOWCASE OPPORTUNITIES: YOU GET 6 MINUTES ON STAGE TO PERFORM 2 TRACKS & SHOW US WHAT YOU GOT

February 6, 2015
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Some of today’s top stars began their careers showcasing at Urban Network events of the past–including Rick Ross, Mike...
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STOLI GETS DOWN WITH PRIZM EDM WITH 3 CHAPS FROM LONDON

February 4, 2015
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Hello there to all, today is a great day! I would like to congratulate the New England Patriots on...
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IF YOU WANT TO HEAR SOMETHING NEW GIVE THE GODDAMNS A LISTEN

January 21, 2015
IF YOU WANT TO HEAR SOMETHING NEW GIVE THE GODDAMNS A LISTEN

So here we are again, it feel so good too. I must admit I am very excited for the...
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STOLI SAYS GOODBYE TO 2014 & HELLO TO 2015 WITH BIRDS MAY BREATHE

December 31, 2014
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Hello there good people of the music loving earth, it is so awesome to be hear on December 31,...
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EL MAHON HAS HIS OWN MULTI-GENRE TAKE ON THE HOLIDAY CLASSICS

December 23, 2014
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Hello there my music loving friends all over the world, it is so exciting to see you all. We...
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YEARS OF DUST HOLIDAY SINGLE “BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS”

December 18, 2014
YEARS OF DUST HOLIDAY SINGLE “BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS”

During the Holiday Season, Christmas songs fill the airwaves and remind people what a special time of year it...
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NOTHING CAN STOP COREVALAY FROM ‘THIS BEAUTIFUL RIDE’

December 16, 2014
NOTHING CAN STOP COREVALAY FROM ‘THIS BEAUTIFUL RIDE’

Hello there good people. Before we begin I just want to send prayers to Peshawar, Pakistan where uniformed militants...
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STOLI’S GOT A TURKEY, STUFFING, BOURBON, & JESSY TOMSKO’S ‘BIG HEARTS EP’

November 26, 2014
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Hello there good people of the music loving earth. We are now officially in the holiday season. One thing...
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APOLLO-M DELIVERS UNLIMITED MUSIC LESSONS TO MUSICIANS FOR $4.95 PER MONTH

November 25, 2014
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LearnToPlayMusic.com’s Netflix-style on-demand content and social media platform, Apollo-M, helps musicians and music educators by giving them all the...
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PREMIERE: LIZ KENNEDY “HOW WAS YOUR LIFE” VIDEO

November 24, 2014
PREMIERE: LIZ KENNEDY “HOW WAS YOUR LIFE” VIDEO

It’s been said that most people go to their graves with their best music still inside of them. Liz...
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SARANTOS LATEST SINGLE/VIDEO “LET’S CALL IT LOVE” OUT NOW

November 17, 2014
SARANTOS LATEST SINGLE/VIDEO “LET’S CALL IT LOVE” OUT NOW

Sarantos last single “Let’s call It Love” was just released and the jazzy music video has gotten some rave...
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AS THE POLAR VORTEX HEADS EAST STOLI HEADS TO EL WEST

November 14, 2014
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Hello there good people on this TGIF. Does it get any better?! So before we begin I have a...
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PREMIERE: ALLISON GEDDIE NEW VIDEO “WAIT”

November 10, 2014
PREMIERE: ALLISON GEDDIE NEW VIDEO “WAIT”

At twelve years old Allison Geddie was already sowing the seeds of what has grown into a love of...
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THERE IS NOTHING STOLI DOES NOT LOVE ABOUT ATONOMIC’S GROOVE

November 5, 2014
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Hello to all out there music lovers all over the globe. We are back at it today and feeling...
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STOLI ADMIRES JASON WELLS FOR TAKING LIFE BY THE HORNS

October 30, 2014
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Hello to all and Happy Halloween. What are you planning on being tomorrow night, I am the infamous green...
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STOLI LOVES THE FLETCHERS MUSIC CUZ IT’S SO JERSEY

October 21, 2014
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Hello there to all. I hope all are well today and things are going your way. Great article in...
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STOLI THINKS OLYA & HER MUSIC ARE RUSSIA’S FINEST EXPORT

October 14, 2014
STOLI THINKS OLYA & HER MUSIC ARE RUSSIA’S FINEST EXPORT

Hello there good music loving people of earth. So what is going on in music these days? Mike Smith,...
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STOLI WOULD NOT MIND ‘GETTING AWAY’ WITH SARAH SCHULTE

October 1, 2014
STOLI WOULD NOT MIND ‘GETTING AWAY’ WITH SARAH SCHULTE

Good morning to all, I hope you are all doing well today. Before we begin I want to give...
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PREMIERE: KWANZA JONES “TURN IT UP” VIDEO

September 25, 2014
PREMIERE: KWANZA JONES “TURN IT UP” VIDEO

“Turn It Up” is a standout cut from Supercharged, a set of gleaming, high-energy club music by the effortlessly...
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STOLI LEARNS SOME GREAT MARRIAGE ADVICE FROM GIGGLING WHILE WALKING

September 24, 2014
STOLI LEARNS SOME GREAT MARRIAGE ADVICE FROM GIGGLING WHILE WALKING

Hello to all Skope lovers out there, so nice to see you again. There is so much exciting things...
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STOLI DECLARES RICK SHAFFER’S ALBUM ‘MISADVENTURE’ A CLASSIC

September 16, 2014
STOLI DECLARES RICK SHAFFER’S ALBUM ‘MISADVENTURE’ A CLASSIC

Hello there world, I am bouncing off the walls off Vitamin Water & Monster Energy drinks and I am...
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PREMIERE: FLAUNT VIDEO FOR “CODON (DIPPED IN ECSTASY)”

September 10, 2014
PREMIERE: FLAUNT VIDEO FOR “CODON (DIPPED IN ECSTASY)”

Flaunt is an act that can be hard to pin down. Taking its inspiration from all different waves of...
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STOLI IS PROUD TO PRESENT A MESSAGE FROM ALVIN HARRISON

September 9, 2014
STOLI IS PROUD TO PRESENT A MESSAGE FROM ALVIN HARRISON

Many of you Skope subscribers/readers are from nations all over the globe. I am sure at first glance, you...
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STOLI LOVES TO ZONE OUT AND LISTEN TO SEBASTIEN PARENTIN

September 3, 2014
STOLI LOVES TO ZONE OUT AND LISTEN TO SEBASTIEN PARENTIN

Hello there to all music fanatics all over the world, it is so good to see you all. Before...
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STOLI IS ‘BLOWN AWAY’ BY THE DAVE GODDESS GROUP

August 26, 2014
STOLI IS ‘BLOWN AWAY’ BY THE DAVE GODDESS GROUP

Hello there good people of the world. We are still all here and that is a good sign. So...
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STOLI HEADS OUT ON SUMMER VACATION WITH JUDE GWYNAIRE’S ‘SINGING ROCK LAKE’ ALBUM

August 19, 2014
STOLI HEADS OUT ON SUMMER VACATION WITH JUDE GWYNAIRE’S ‘SINGING ROCK LAKE’ ALBUM

Hello there good people of this music loving earth, pleasure to see you all again. Did you all know...
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DEVYN ROSE HAS STOLI FALLING FOR HER WITH “FALLING 4 U” SINGLE

August 12, 2014
DEVYN ROSE HAS STOLI FALLING FOR HER WITH “FALLING 4 U” SINGLE

Hello there loyal music enthusiasts of Skope. As we all know by now we lost Robin Williams yesterday. It...
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STOLI DOES NOT MIND WAKING UP TO KERRISSA MACLEAN

August 5, 2014
STOLI DOES NOT MIND WAKING UP TO KERRISSA MACLEAN

Hello there good music loving people of earth, it’s great to be here. I must admit that this Ebola...
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STOLI IS A SLAVE TO THE BLUES IN AMY SCHUGAR’S “500 MILES”

July 22, 2014
STOLI IS A SLAVE TO THE BLUES IN AMY SCHUGAR’S “500 MILES”

Hello there my fellow music lovers. It is so good to see you all here again. Another week is...
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D.Z THA DOK DEBUTS FREE UNDERGROUND MIXTAPE

July 17, 2014
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D.Z tha DoK is first and foremost an underground mc and producer. From the first beat off his FREE...
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PAUL CREANE & THE CHANGING BAND SOLIDIFY STOLI’S LOVE FOR IRISH CULTURE EVEN MORE

July 15, 2014
PAUL CREANE & THE CHANGING BAND SOLIDIFY STOLI’S LOVE FOR IRISH CULTURE EVEN MORE

Hello there my loyal readers and music lovers, it is good to be alive today! I would like to...
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MY SILENT BRAVERY PREMIERES VIDEO “ON MY SIDE”

July 9, 2014
MY SILENT BRAVERY PREMIERES VIDEO “ON MY SIDE”

Today My Silent Bravery premieres “On My Side” the second single and video  from its forthcoming album, Diamond From...
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STOLI KNOWS NEVER TO PIGEONHOLE EMMA CONSTANCE

July 8, 2014
STOLI KNOWS NEVER TO PIGEONHOLE EMMA CONSTANCE

Hello good people of this music loving earth, it is awesome to be here with you today. To all...
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BRITTNEE BELT HAS THE PERFECT SOUND FOR STOLI’S JULY 4TH BBQ PARTY

July 3, 2014
BRITTNEE BELT HAS THE PERFECT SOUND FOR STOLI’S JULY 4TH BBQ PARTY

Hello and welcome again to Skoped Out. It is so nice to see you here again this week. I...
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REVIEWS

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Y Fly 2 London

New Jersey-based indie rockers Y Fly 2 London provides a much needed throwback to 80’s hair bands that are rarely enjoyed since yesteryear. Clearly, the nostalgia is in just their look alone, but for the foursome – Chris Hopp on vocals, Nick DeStefano on lead guitar, Bill McCloskey on percussion, and Rob Beaupre on...

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Naomi K – “Take Me Home” – Single Review

A good friend of mine passed on this single of Naomi K, mentioning that we might have a potential hit-song on our hands here in this review of her new song “Take Me Home.” I suppose I’m mentioning this as to make sure you all suffer the same spoiler as I did, pre-listening. I...

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Steve Benjamins – Sightlines – EP Review

Sightlines a six song EP from Steve Benjamins that really pushes the envelope with his creation of making music. This is Steve’s third EP and was released on May 15 2015. I really enjoyed listening to his creation and the way he put this together. I know that Steve plays almost all of the...

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Tod Hughes Project

Tod Hughes’ website describes his music as real songs coming from the heart and full of the joy, wonderment, excitement, and disappointments we experience in our lives. These aren’t modest aims and are often misunderstood. Real songs coming from the heart means rendering life as it is rather than as we’d like it. The...

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Mirage Box – ‘Contents Under Pressure’

As nostalgia for twentieth century songwriting and rock and roll builds throughout a new generation, a new style of music is rising from shadows of the past. ‘Modern retro’ music, or contemporary music with vintage influence, is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young, indie bands. Mirage Box, a collaboration between songwriter Nick Coppola and...

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Scott A.F – ‘Under Your Skin’

When taking a look at Scott A.F’s new EP, ‘Under Your Skin,’ it may be important to note that this didn’t come around like your typical independent artist’s record. Sixty-three backers on Kickstarter sent Scott Fleener (A.F. is his stage moniker) propelling forward with nearly five thousand dollars to record his album. The singer-songwriter...

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Matthew Neves – “Today is the Day”

“Today is the Day” recalls the best of classic rock. With an area-sized hard rock edge this is the kind of song that really deserves to be blasted as loud as possible. Volume is an absolute must. Boisterous guitars riffs, dominating rhythms, and pitch-perfect vocal delivery make it a thing of wonder. Lyrically the...

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Cedar Teeth – Hoot

Cedar Teeth’s “Hoot” is full of rustic wild pastures. This is folk-influenced rock with bite. Songs tell small stories little snapshots from life. Remarkably earnest these are songs that come straight from the heart. At times the music is reminiscent of Modest Mouse’s raw, early work. Emotionally the songs range from the contented to...

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James Rawson – ‘Tristan & Isolde’

James Rawson’s “Tristan & Isolde” effortlessly combines classical and electro sounds into a tasteful whole. The album itself creates a distinct narrative, one of lonely journeys before meeting other like-minded individuals. Wilderness is implied through the spacious territories and James Rawson’s calm reassuring voice. Remarkably elegant the arrangements are imaginative as they forge a...

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Billy Ray Deiz – Rollin

Billy Ray Deiz’s “Rollin” is a cool and confident track. Aptly named the leisurely groove is near perfect as it takes its time establishing the mood. The organ serves as the song’s backbone with an expressive, classic rock sound. Playful at times the organ does great work in emphasizing the overall sense of hope...

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Billy Grima – Sugar & Cream

It isn’t enough to fill songs with the everyday details of your life. Let’s face it – most of us lead prosaic lives. We wake and sleep the same times every day. We keep appointments, put in appearances, and wade into each new day praying we have a marginal idea, at least, of what...

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Bunny Sigler – Bundino

Entertainers fade while true performers endure and evolve. Bunny Sigler’s transition from a talented young firebrand and one of Philadelphia soul’s biggest talents into an elder statesman still capable and willing to challenge himself with modern approaches proves essential facts about popular music. Fundamentals steady careers for the long haul and, above all, Sigler’s...

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Sir Ivan’s – “Kiss All The Bullies Goodbye”

Talk about subliminal messaging to the masses, talk about remixing the world, talk about bullying, talk about everything aforementioned and you’ve got Sir Ivan, an artist set to raise awareness to bullying through music. It’s time to “Kiss All The Bullies Goodbye,” and you may not know it, but that’s what you’re being trained...

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Mandy Woods – All Along – EP Review

Here’s a whole mitt-full of sounds you might not expect on this new EP All Along, and specifically Mandy Woods herself, a singer/song-writer of the folk-variety. Currently based in the UK, you can hear the accent creep through every once in a while…what can I say aside from it adds a little…hmm…like a little...

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Small Leaks Sink Ships – Face Yourself, and Remove Your Sandals

Small Leaks Sink Ships hits all the right notes with “Face Yourself, and Remove Your Sandals”. Cryptically titled the songs are wrought with genuine adoration for the world. Together the pieces come to form a story that grows ever larger with the additional chapters. Running the gamut from chamber pop a la Grizzly Bear...

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Troy Lindsey & Bosaya – “Outlaw Love”

Troy Lindsey & Bosaya’s “Outlaw Love” is a lazy river of comfortable country grooves. With a true feeling of Americana “Outlaw Love” nicely embodies all that is good about articulate, thoughtful country rock. It is a restrained and tasteful piece of work. From the steady persistent rhythm to the colorful guitar work the entire...

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Marchan Noelle – The Witching Hour (Acoustic)

“The Witching Hour” is a bewitching album. Marchan Noelle’s impassioned vocal delivery guides these lovely pieces. With an impressive range Marchan Noelle’s simple setup (a voice and a guitar) runs the gamut from folk to the angular precise work of bossa nova. Her lyrics explore want, desire, and the dynamics of relationships. Vocals are...

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Shayne Leighton – Invincible

Shayne Leighton’s creativity never stops turning. Not content with a considerable fan following resulting from her popular Of Light and Darkness fiction series and a promising acting career, this intelligent young artist and performer has readied her first music EP for release. Invincible is a six song collection full of songwriting recalling themes in...

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Alexis Keegan – “Nobody Compares”

Alexis Keegan, New Jersey born singer/songwriter, continues her climb towards widespread commercial success with her new single, “Nobody Compares”. This is the lead single from her upcoming EP, Endless Road, and marks her first new release since 2014’s Clean SLATE. There is an urban feel to her work, but it never sounds facile or...

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Head

Head is a sensual synthesized experience. These are songs that dig themselves deep into the mind and refuse to leave. With the right mixture of rock, pop, and a bit of glamour, Head create brash confident songs. Instrumentally the songs are rich in detail nicely balancing out the fragile sounds with the powerful. Everything...

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Sarantos – “What If I Never See You Again”

“What If I Never See You Again” recalls the best of early 90s rock. The grunge beginning blooms into an increasingly busy arrangement. Sarantos proves to be particularly adept in letting the lyricism neatly match the sense of optimism that takes hold over the rest of the song. Repetition serves as the backbone of...

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JoyFocus – Random Access Digital Audio Heresy

“Random Access Digital Audio Heresy” is a whole-hearted album full of optimism. JoyFocus takes a look at optimism from years of experience and hardship, not from naiveté. Colors of the sound are magnificent ranging from driving rock to chaotic unwieldy beasts. What weaves these songs together is Holly’s powerful voice. The songs work together...

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Leah Capelle

Chicago native singer/songwriter, Leah Capelle, is one to watch after releasing her first EP. Capelle is no stranger to the music scene as she has been writing songs, singing and performing from a young age. She later attended Berklee College of Music to pursue her passion for songwriting and performance. Both her natural talent...

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Secondborn – ‘Symbols’ – EP Review

This is one aggressively-melodic mofo! Brace yourselves for an onslaught of sound from Secondborn called Symbols – their second official release after the successful debut of their last EP A Call To Arms. Nothing to sneeze at whatsoever, Secondborn has gone on to gain over twenty-thousand rabid-fans attached to their sound and social media....

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Soul Chatter – “Sanctuary” – Single/Video Review

Pleasant! Nothing offensive on the ears here through the new single “Sanctuary” by Soul Chatter…it’s pretty easy listening and overall, seems like a pretty chilled-out vibe. With a video to support the new single full of bright & colourful imagery…”Sanctuary” puts a calm & relaxing mood in your soul…it’s a song that allows you...

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Whiskey Fever – Gonna’ Wake up this Whole Town

Review: Who doesn’t like Backwoods Rock? I’d all hands go up in the air. This style of music tended to be at times earthy, melodic, loud, a bit chaotic and filled with musical ruckus or whacky folk. Recently we’ve seen this style of music Moe, Widespread Panic, Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, The String Cheese...

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2Four – “24” – Mixtape Review

Get ready for this one! This new mixtape is being reviewed just slightly ahead of the release; 24 officially drops on May 5th, 2015 and we might very well see another future superstar declare their time with audible authority once this dynamic set of rhythms & verse hit the streets officially – tomorrow! So...

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Mark Newman – Brussels

I think I know what sort of album Mark Newman wants to record. His new EP, Brussels, is a near-perfect expression of his aims. This acoustic “one-off” released to document particularly impressive live performances from a Belgian venue has no clear intentions of being a major work, but it has an unmistakably tidy vision....

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Audrey Auld – Hey Warden

Behind prison walls, what can someone do to have these inmates voices heard? Audrey Auld took it upon herself to channel a creative program for these inmates that are stationed at San Quentin. In doing so, Audrey unleashed the hard realizations and struggles that happen within their walls. Using their stories and experiences but...

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Worldview – ‘Pop Philosophy’

Pop music could learn a thing or two from Worldview’s “Pop Philosophy”. An album that feels full-bodied Worldview is remarkably catchy with hooks that sink themselves deep into the mind. Due to the wide variety of different sounds Worldview incorporates (often within the same song) Worldview’s sound approximates Beck’s early eclectic and vibrant work....