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Wabi Sabi Presents New Album ‘The Love Insane’

Wabi Sabi is an inventive collection of musicians. Its album, The Love Insane, brings together eleven memorable rock/pop songs. The album’s title track is a slow-tempo-d song that sounds like a love song from the early days of rock and roll. It prominently features steel guitar, but it’s not a country tune. Instead, this instrumentation…

‘Trips for Piano’ Album By Martin Graff

An elegant, sophisticated sensibility radiates throughout the colorful chords of Martin Graff’s “Trips for Piano.” The emotional outpouring he demonstrates feels riveting. Impressionistic at certain moments, the defiant nature of the compositions feels akin to the grandeur of Chopin’s output, with the melodic shifts adding to this undeniable beauty. He keeps an impressive range going…

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Mike Teezy feat. Jekalyn Carr Presents “Hands on Me”

Originally from West Virginia, Mike Teezy now resides in North Carolina. Raised in a church-going family, his father eventually became a pastor. He led the family to Winston Salem, where Mike continues to reside and serve in the church community. Inspired by artists like Michael Jackson, Mike Teezy began his musical journey by remixing popular…

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The Meyers Bros release their debut single ‘Ain’t No Love In The House’ featuring singer Katie Jones

London-based house music DJs Warren Meyers and Matt Meyers, known as The Meyers Bros, have unleashed their inaugural collaboration with vocalist Katie Jones, marking an exciting debut for the duo. With deep roots in the UK dance scene, the brothers bring their wealth of experience to this fresh endeavour. Their debut single, ‘Ain’t No Love…

Ren Y.C. Releases “WICKY”

Ren.y.c is an artist whose music serves as a canvas for her self-expression. From a young age, music has been a constant companion, evolving from listening to favorite tracks at home to crafting her own melodies within those very walls. Ren.y.c turns to music as a genuine form of articulating her feelings and thoughts, with…

Jessy Yasmeen teams up with jazz collective on 3SOME on inspirational live recording of soul-pop gem ‘That Day – Live at Wisseloord Studios’

Jessy Yasmeen is a versatile singer-songwriter originating from Rotterdam, Netherlands, and collaborates with fusion trio 3SOME to deliver a mesmerising musical narrative in their latest release, “That Day.” This union promises an eclectic fusion of jazz pop, alt pop, and neo soul, transcending genre constraints and offering a breath of fresh air to the music…

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Jude Gwynaire Presents New Single ‘Star-Spangled Alice’

A classic piece of burnt acid-fried psychedelic “Star-Spangled Alice” reveals Jude Gwynaire’s sheer freewheeling sensibilities. The volume deserves its highest possible setting, for this is a physical experience. Purely instrumental, there is no need for words. Within the many different layers, a narrative emerges. Nods to groups like Jefferson Airplane and the United States of…

K-I’DE Releases “I APPRECIATE YOU”

K-I’DE is an energetic, self-motivated professional who has spent his whole life embracing the culture and love of the music business. He joined the entertainment scene at an early age and has proven himself to be provocative, deeply personal and filled with upbeat humor, while sharing profound statements. The fact that his CD’s, merchandise, and…

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Redeemed (album) by Phil Gammage

Phil Gammage’s album, Redeemed, is comprised of simple folk songs. Gammage sings these ten songs over mostly acoustic instrumentation, including saloon piano and lonesome harmonica. It’s a gentle, but honest, selection of songs. One called “Right On” has a title that reads like something out of the ‘70s. That was a phrase often uttered in…

MISKIMON BROTHERS Release “MY BABY’S AWAY”

The MISKIMON BROTHERS (pronounced Miss-Kim-In) hail from Dundalk, Maryland, USA. Brothers Tim and Mark started writing songs as pre-teens. They formed their first band, BASEMENT FLOOR in the mid 1970’s. Over the next two decades they played thousands of live shows around the US East Coast. Eventually, they signed a few recording contracts during the…

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“Moving On” by Mikey Wayne

Showcasing strong lyricism and heart, singer-songwriter Mikey Wayne has released a music video for his acoustic rendition of his single “Moving On (Echo Mountain Sessions)”. The song gets its title because it was recorded at Echo Mountain Studios in Asheville, North Carolina. What sets this studio apart is founder Steve Wilmans built this studio out…

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She’s Excited! New Album ‘Moments of Sonder’

The ‘She’ that’s so excitable in the act She’s Excited is Anne Wichmann. She says she’s influenced by artists like Grace Jones, David Bowie and Laurie Anderson. Although only time will tell if Wichmann has the influence of these iconic artists, she’s certainly created a strong album with Moments of Sonder. Wichmann has described this…

‘Crystal Calm Volume 2’ by Theda Phoenix

Theda Phoenix has described this album as “her debut as a songwriter, featuring intimate love songs and messages for a sustainable, peaceful, transformed world.” That’s quite ambitious for just one album, but if you’re going to aim, you might as well aim high. The album opens with some truly meditative music. “Calm Inception,” with its…

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ARTIST DAVID CRAIG ELLIS HONORS ROCK LEGEND JAMIE ROSS IN MEMORIAL

by Nick Christophers It is without a doubt that art gallery owner, David Craig Ellis, knows how to make a grand presentation whether it’s a new show or even a memorial to a friend. He will be launching a weeklong Jamie Ross Memorial / Presentation. Jamie Ross, as some know, was a prolific guitarist who…

5 Side Gigs that are Perfect for Busy Musicians

Being a musician is a full-time job that often comes with irregular hours and unpredictable income. Whether you’re a gigging musician, a music teacher, or a session player, finding ways to supplement your income can be essential to making ends meet. That’s where side gigs come in. This blog post will explore five side gigs…

‘This Room (Reprise)’ by K4LT

K4LT is from Berlin, and has called its music “a gloomy, multi layered melodical mix of avant-garde, alternative, post-punk and dark wave.” Its single, “This Room (Reprise)” gives the listener exactly what’s advertised. The track begins with moody keyboard textures, before insistent drum percussion enters in. This percussion element is mixed with semi-psychedelic keyboard parts.…

“It Was Always You” by Sabrina Monique

“It Was Always You” is the new single from White Plains, NY’s Sabrina Monique, and will likely stand as one of the defining tracks for this portion of her career. It’s as assertive and impassioned of a statement regarding self-worth as you’re likely to hear from 2024’s pop music releases. Monique has a powerhouse voice…

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MOLLY ROSE HANSEN Releases Debut Single “Isolated”

Nashville pop singer-songwriter, Molly Rose Hansen releases her debut single, “Isolated” on March 22, 2024. Written shortly after Hansen’s move to Nashville, TN, this introspective song explores the influence of mental health and past relationships on connecting with a new community. Hansen’s vulnerable lyrics and captivating melodies aim to resonate with listeners who have faced…

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DICI Releases “EAST COAST HOLIDAY”

In less than four whirlwind years – from summer 2020 through present– DICI has evolved from a quarantined 17-year-old free-styling rhymes and mastering the Pro Tools rig in his bedroom, to an internationally renowned, genre-transcendent hip-hop and pop star with nearly 120K TikTok followers, an aggregate 7.5 million streams and views on Spotify and YouTube,…

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Palm Dreams lands as the debut album from Barbara

Barbara, the multifaceted artist known for her electrifying presence as a house DJ, alternative pop singer, songwriter, and producer, is about to make waves in the music world with her upcoming album ‘Palm Dreams.’ The album, set for release on March 15th on her very own Good Crazy imprint, promises a unique fusion of commercial…

WHY ENGLAND SLEPT releases “House of Pizza”

“House of Pizza,” an eclectic 12-song mix of post-rock, new age, jazz and prog, has been independently released by WHY ENGLAND SLEPT, a musical recording project led by Salem, MA singer-songwriter Don Hammontree. Hammontree, the guitarist, vocalist and chief songwriter for the local band Bad Fogelberg, was joined in the studio by producer Josh Gold,…

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Gianfranco Pescetti New Album ‘Daystar Nocturnal’

Gianfranco Pescetti creates (mostly) instrumental music now, but you may not realize he has also studied ballet and danced professionally during the time that led up to his musical career. Dance still plays into the music he creates, although you likely cannot imagine ballet dancers moving to the sounds compiled for his album Daystar Nocturnal.…

JWAVY Presents “BEASTMODE” feat. Maribased1

Generational Talent has a strong impact on the world, and for twenty three year old JWAVY, it was the push in the right direction to start a music career of her own. As the daughter of Mr. Benjamin, a Seattle legend in the hip-hop world, and having a talented, well respected rapper older brother named…

New Video By Nemesis Ft. Voces Del Silencio “Mi Fiesta”

In April 2021, Bogotá erupted in protest. After years of austerity, inequality, and official malfeasance, Colombians refused to be silenced. Instead, they took to the streets and made their discontent audible. Even a change of government hasn’t slowed down the demonstrations. Instead, ordinary Santafereños — residents of Colombia’s beautiful, unique capital city — have let…

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