Sharl, ZARA LARSSON, Sydney Mae, Irene Wong, Sickick x DMX, Gwyn Love, Tom Hanley, Nikita Lev…. – OutLoud! Tradition
Hailing from Australia, the now London-based pop artist Sharl, is thought for spinning tales from the ups and downs of affection and life. As a classically skilled musician, Sharl infuses her music with fascinating melodies, infectious electro pop beats and heartfelt lyrics which reveal a deep core of resilience and authenticity. Sharl manifests the journey of an indie pop princess on the rise.
Following the discharge of her debut album Metropolis Lights, Sharl continues on her fearless evolution on the lead as much as her second album, Clichés. Merging her lovable sound with Ok-pop affect, the result’s a daring and recent palette, offering pure escapism for listeners and exploring the extreme angles of affection by way of ten unforgettable new tracks. Clichés touches on our experiences of affection, ranging throughout all points: superficial to deep, fleeting to everlasting, problematic to straightforward. Sharl explains, “It’s an exploration of the that means of affection: that it may possibly take many types, which could be seen as clichés, however who’re we to evaluate which facet of affection is best or extra significant?” Utilizing songwriting as an outlet for her feelings and a type of remedy, Sharl continues, “I wrote the songs reflecting on experiences of affection, as in the end I see love because the common human reality and expertise that endures by way of the difficulties that life and the world throws at us.”
Her newest single, “No Different” is like falling head over heels right into a fairytale world. Via vibrant melodies, a throbbing beat and vivid brass part, “No Different” packs a punch, with Sharl’s tender but highly effective vocals narrating being utterly intoxicated by somebody. A complete juxtaposition to her earlier observe “Modified Too A lot”, which reveals a horror aspect to like, exploring toxicity, remorse and hindsight. Drawing comparisons to Taylor Swift, Sharl’s storytelling lyrics permits for listeners to check themselves within the tales, immersing themselves within the music and feeling the emotion of the music.
The accompanying music video for “No Different” is a nod to the depiction of Disney princesses as an archetype of fairytale love, launched simply in time for Disney’s a hundredth anniversary this yr.
The gifted singer-songwriter has seen success having reached the semi-finals of the Worldwide Songwriting Competitors, acting on the primary stage on the Virgin Australia AFL Footy Competition, and a number of movie pageant awards for her debut music video “I Fell In Love”. As an advocate for Asian illustration within the music business, Sharl hopes to encourage folks to be who they need in life and never really feel restricted by pressures round them.
multiplatinum chart-topping international pop powerhouse Zara Larsson declares her new album VENUS, set for launch on February 9, 2024, by way of Sommer Home/Epic Data. Pre-order/pre-save VENUS HERE.
Driving excessive on her present single “On My Love” with David Guetta, Zara has additionally confirmed particulars of a spring UK and European headlining tour. Dubbed The Venus Tour, tickets will likely be on-sale on November third by way of www.zaralarssonofficial.com alongside dates for Zara’s Swedish vacation specials, Honor The Gentle. It marks her first run of worldwide headline reveals because the pandemic. See full itinerary under and look out for North American reside reveals within the new yr.
A pop album match for a goddess, VENUS is Zara Larsson setting her personal agenda, partly by trying again on the place she’s come from. First single “Can’t Tame Her” was a fierce, female-forward anthem that spent over 16 weeks within the UK Prime 40, reached quantity 3 on iTunes, and no 1 on US Dance Radio: a journey all of the sweeter given it was additionally Larsson’s first launch on her personal Sommer Home label, following trailblazing cope with Sony which noticed the still-just-25-year-old concurrently take management of her total recording catalogue. This summer season Zara additionally dropped “Finish of Time,” a cinematic visitation along with your youthful self and a reminder to all the time comply with that inside drive.
Final month, Zara Larsson’s newest single with David Guetta, “On My Love,” was topped the highest debuting document of 2023 at Dance Radio. Simply 4 weeks later, the music has reached #1 on the chart, making it the nation’s largest dance document. Upon launch, the music and video have been praised by a various pool of media, from Good Morning America (who known as it “emotional”) to Individuals (a “banger” and “club-ready dance observe a couple of valued bond constructed on unconditional love”), Uproxx (Greatest Pop Songs of the Week), Rolling Stone, V Journal and rather more. Not too long ago, she shared the official acoustic video (watch HERE) and Niklas Dee remix (stream HERE). Tomorrow, she is going to share the official Felix Jaehn Remix (out there HERE). Stream the unique “On My Love” HERE and watch the music video HERE.
With its elevated sound, eclectic type and unifying visuals, VENUS solidifies Zara Larsson as one in every of fashionable pop’s most important stars.
Honor The Gentle itinerary:
12/8/23 – Stockholm, SE – Cirkus
12/9/23 – Stockholm, SE – Cirkus
12/16/23 – Skelleftea, SE – Sara Kulturhus
The Venus Tour itinerary:
2/16/24 – Manchester, UK – Manchester Academy
2/17/24 – Glasgow, UK – O2 Academy
2/18/24 – Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy
2/21/24 – London, UK – Roundhouse
2/24/24 – Paris, FR – Le Trianon
2/25/24 – Brussels, BE – Ancienne Belgique
2/26/24 – Amsterdam, NL – AFAS Dwell
2/28/24 – Berlin, DE – Verti Music Corridor
3/1/24 – Cologne, DE – Palladium
3/2/24 – Milan, IT – Fabrique
3/4/24 – Zurich, CH – Komplex 457
3/6/24 – Prague, CZ – Discussion board
3/7/24 – Warsaw, PL – Towar
3/8/24 – Vienna, AT – Gasometer
3/16/24 – Reykjavik, IS – Laugardalshollin
6/21/24 – Dublin, IE – Fairview Park
Self-compassion and resilience actually drove this EP.Every of those songs was written from a big realization that introduced me a little bit bit nearer to discovering and honoring a deeper connection (or rhythm) with myself earlier than anybody or the rest.
Realizing there’s an intangible, ‘guiding’ “Rhythm” that I can hook up with inside myself that has impulses and instinct, in addition to possibly a way for issues in any other case unexplainable, has turn into an anchor and a information I can totally belief.
The entire visuals for this launch have been performed by me.
I needed to spotlight how necessary a task self-compassion and anger performed within the strategy of motivating me to make constructive adjustments in my life.
The ‘funhouse’ imagery helps self-realization,
an ambient, dream-like ambiance and a dramatic, soul-stirring temper.
The songs on this EP lend to a spot the place I really feel I’m sufficient, I’ve had sufficient, or my reference to myself is my precedence.
I’m hoping that others can see themselves in these tales.
Thanks for listening,
Chinese language-American influencer, mannequin, and singer-songwriter Irene Wong, releases her single “Favourite Skeleton.” The only was produced by Nathan Fertig (Tate McRae, Alec Benjamin Grace VanderWaal), written by Nathan Fertig and Anna Belfany, recorded and blended by Marvin Delgado (Grammy nominated), and mastered by Demetrius Lewis II (Grammy successful). “Favourite Skeleton” is bittersweet, self-deprecating, and melancholy; trying inwards and backwards moderately than outward and ahead. It’s a observe that locations the listener right into a scene of reminiscing a couple of previous relationship, and the way the considered these reminiscences all the time haunts her and received’t go away. It’s moodier and reveals off a unique aspect to Irene than her debut single “mmm idk”; which obtained reward from locations resembling Earmilk, Sweety High, and extra.
Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Irene has shortly risen to fame on varied social media platforms, fascinating her 2.7 million TikTok followers along with her nonchalant and witty strategy to short-form content material. She has been affectionately nicknamed “Asian Rapunzel” resulting from her hanging knee-length hair, a singular trait she humorously portrays in her content material. As a classically skilled musician, music has all the time been Irene’s true ardour, and now she is working exhausting to pursue her dream professionally. On the tender age of 19, Irene has discovered an unwavering ally in her label, Unbound Leisure. The label is dedicated to nurturing Irene’s expertise from its early levels of improvement, guaranteeing her desires turn into a actuality. Whereas Irene enjoys a big presence on social media, she has courageously battled her personal feelings and fears on her journey in the direction of musical stardom. Unbound Leisure is taking part in a pivotal function in Irene’s progress, providing an expertise that has seen every journey to Los Angeles turn into progressively extra enriching. These journeys now embody extra studio classes, decreased stress, fewer emotional breakdowns, an growing variety of press interviews, and, most significantly, a rising sense of confidence as an artist.
Hailing from Canada, the enigmatic and visionary artist, vocalist, and producer Sickick has not solely captivated the world along with his distinctive fusion of EDM, pop, R&B, and hip-hop blended along with his vocals, but in addition brilliantly symbolizes resilience and conquer adversity.
Behind his signature masks lies a robust story of private progress and conquering anxiousness. Initially a protect to guard him from his fears, the masks developed into a robust mirror, reflecting the power inside him. It turned a testomony to the concept our private struggles form our identities, transcending race, gender, or pores and skin colour. As his music resonates throughout varied platforms and amongst business heavyweights like Madonna, Sean Paul, and Put up Malone, the masks stands as a beacon of hope, representing the sweetness discovered throughout the huge expanse of house and sound and the caliber of Sickick’s artistry.
With a world viewers of over 16 million followers on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, and with over 750 million streams and 4 headlining worldwide excursions, Sickick’s affect is aware of no bounds.
That is Gwyn Love (they/them) and I’m an alt-pop singer from Oklahoma. “get over u” is my second single I wrote with multi-platinum producer and composer La+ch.
“get over u” captures the unhappiness I really feel on the within throughout a breakup and what I painting to different folks. It’s in regards to the feeling of wanting to remain residence and be unhappy, but in addition desirous to exit to numb the unhappiness for a bit though you’ll nonetheless really feel it. It’s a heavy lyric dance music which I believe is cool.
💔 Catch my vibe and listen to “recover from u” on streaming platforms in all places 💔
Hope you all take pleasure in!
That is Tom Hanley, an indie-rock musician from Uxbridge, Ontario. I initially acquired my begin taking part in in pop punk bands in highschool, ultimately the beginning six piece funk band JUICE. After taking part in with the group for eight years, I felt that I wanted to exit alone, and I knew that I had extra to say and that JUICE wasn’t the precise platform to do it.
The music is about how the entire world mainly modified “Overnight.” It’s additionally the title of the album. This undertaking has been within the works for a very long time, like most likely the summation of 5 years of labor trying to find what I wish to sound like as a solo artist. So it additionally has a little bit of a double that means as a result of calling a undertaking that took years to get to the end line “Overnight” makes me snigger.
This entire undertaking has been DIY. Aside from two studio days at Large Studios in Toronto the place we recorded 9 mattress tracks, I recorded, produced and organized all the things at my residence studio. That goes for almost all of visuals as nicely. The entire promo vids, lyric video and music video I shot and edited myself.
Over the course of the lockdowns I filmed all the things I did, from baking, puzzles, studying to correctly take care of vegetation and getting a kitten. I needed to catch all of it so once we have been again to regular this video can be a time capsule. Positive, it’s a time I believe all of us considerably attempt to overlook, however in these exhausting occasions there have been lovely moments.
Thanks for listening,
Driving on the wave of her newest launch, Nikita Lev continues to captivate the viewers, this time along with her new single “Nihilistic Baby” out as we speak. As a rising indie singer-songwriter artist, Nikita brings her listeners into an empowering world of self-worth, heartbreak, and anger.
The heartfelt journey in “Nihilistic Child” continues as Nikita navigates by way of complicated feelings and finds solace that some are incapable of fixing whatever the world round them. As you possibly can hear by the lyrics within the music, Nikita doesn’t again down from talking her reality, and by doing so she offers a singular strategy to explain common emotions that seize an viewers worldwide. The artist herself describes “Nihilistic Child” as “A music about somebody who left me alone with emotions that might not.”
“Nihilistic Child” is predicted to make a giant mark within the Indie-music scene, fascinating audiences with its authentic mixture of uncooked feelings and heartfelt melodies. This fifth single launch is about to proceed the success story that started with “Elegance”, adopted by “Like I Care”, “Nothing Has Changed”, and her final single “Nowhere Bar”, all launched throughout the final yr.
Catch her taking part in reside on October 18th at “We Do Superior”, as she takes the stage in an intimate setting that lets you witness her uncooked expertise up shut. Additionally, you will have the ability to see her play reside on the seventeenth of October at “Hawthorne Excessive Faculty” in addition to on “Saturdays at Seven” on the twenty first of October.
Nikita’s genuine voice resonates deeply, making a connection that’s each intimate and relatable that makes her stand out. “Nihilistic Child” is accessible on all streaming platforms now.
Grammy-Nominated Songwriter Playy releases an electrical membership anthem titled, “Gold On My Lip” (G.O.M.L) a tribute to grillzand his hometown of Houston. Playy is a songwriter and artist who has lengthy been acknowledged for his expertise in creating hits for different artists. He co-wrote and was featured on Ludacris and Nicki Minaj’s hit music “My Chick Bad”. Now he has a video for Gold On My Lip, his latest celebration anthem. The music was merely impressed by Houston’s dominant gold grill tradition. G.O.M.L has an irresistible beat and insane circulate that’s sure to make anybody wish to get a grill. “I’ve been having grills actually my entire life, I used to be beneath 8 after I had my first grill after which from then on I simply all the time had a grill,” mentioned Playy.
The artistic strategy of this observe is one he described as “fast and simple”. Written and recorded in an Atlanta resort room that he changed into a recording studio, his characteristic artists embrace a Texas legend, E.S.G. and Spark Dawg (identified for making grills) are a few of his favourite folks to work with and have been fast to put their verses down. NickEBeats, a Multi-Platinum producer identified for work with Fetty Wap, Wealthy the Child and Lil Durk, created the beat for this music.
The music video does an incredible job of capturing the songs excessive vitality and transports viewers right into a vibe because the artists and associates rap in a bar. Shot by Texas-based director DGreen, Playy and his crew recorded the video throughout Austin, Texas’ iconic pageant, South by Southwest (SXSW).
Previously signed to Interscope Data, the Texas native has collaborated with many family title artists and producers resembling Ludacris, Nicki Minaj, Kelly Rowland (“Work It Man”) and the legendary Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.
Followers can anticipate to see Playyagain subsequent yr at SXSW, in addition to releasing new music quickly.
American-Irish singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Ali Coyle, intertwines dream-folk and indie rock genres with lush vocal harmonies and rhythm targeted instrumentation. Her debut studio EP, Songs For My Therapist was launched in 2021 to essential acclaim garnering reward from publications together with The Los Angeles Occasions, Atwood Journal, and Guitar Woman Journal. Highlights from Coyle’s freshman launch embrace performing on the Los Angeles legendary venue The Troubadour, headlining a West Coast Tour in, in addition to garnering over 500,000 streams. In 2023, Coyle carried out for Apple TV+ on the superior screening of Flora and Son, an Irish movie directed by John Carney (As soon as, Start Once more, Sing Road), and is within the strategy of writing and producing her subsequent document.
With a voice that may be described as each haunting and angelic, Coyle tells her personal tales as first technology American, and an brazenly queer artist, who fought to rejoice her id rising up in Orange County, California. Gravitating in the direction of music at an early age, she discovered classical violin after which in the end the electrical guitar, the place she started to outline her type as a songwriter. Ali Coyle spent quite a few adolescence residing in artist warehouses in Los Angeles earlier than discovering residence within the artist group of Santa Ana, California.
Because the launch of Songs For My Therapist, the songwriter related with musical associates new and outdated to carry her reside efficiency to new ranges of satisfying catharsis. Every music embraces a singular departure from the studio document whereas preserving her delicate sentiment. After two years of collaboration, Coyle and her band have now taken everything of the manufacturing course of in home for future releases.
Her newest single “Dreamkiller” is a playfully darkish but empowering sonic journey. The dreamy indie pop single is a tongue-in-cheek love letter to your fears. Ali Coyle’s lyrics are deeply sentimental, with moments of refined sarcasm glowing slightly below the floor. With sticky guitar hooks that evoke the spirit of late 90’s and early 2000’s indie rock, and group harmonies harking back to 1950’s soul, “Dreamkiller,” marries a myriad of genres whereas staying grounded in as we speak, by the use of extra fashionable synth sounds and manufacturing.
The music is accompanied by a cinematic music video, directed by Sarah Vargas and Michael Klein, with enhancing by Justin Inexperienced. The Dreamkiller video shares a story journey of realization, empowerment, and friendship, offered with a darkish and comedic undertone.
Hailed by Atwood Journal for creating “poetic and moody music that speaks to your soul,” Ali Coyle succeeds in crafting songs that encourage us all to ask the robust questions to succeed in deeper that means.
Rising artist Kim Brogli is about to launch her debut EP, The Combat, on November 10, 2023. The brand new document will embrace an eclectic mixture of musical kinds and poignant themes. With influences from Americana, People Rock, and Various Nation, Kim’s EP takes listeners on a journey by way of life’s trials and triumphs, together with psychological well being consciousness, love and relationships, parenting, self-doubt, and self-help, all whereas sustaining a component of enjoyable.
Toronto-based R&B artist, KIANA, artfully weaves immersive soundscapes that vividly seize the essence of heartbreak and private progress. Her music, characterised by its moody and hypnotic attract, displays the intricate tapestry of actual however uncooked human feelings. Rooted within the realm of darkish R&B/pop, KIANA’s music delves into the shadows of the style, the place her lyrics discover the landscapes of honesty and infrequently uncomfortable feelings, making her a definite and evocative voice on the earth of R&B and soul.
Her newest single “secrets and techniques” marks a pivotal second for KIANA, embodying the essence and route of her upcoming EP. Emanating a darkish and edgy 80’s pop ambiance, “secrets and techniques” showcases KIANA’s versatility, pushing her out of her consolation zone. Adorned with playful synths, a brooding bassline and a throbbing beat, KIANA’s sultry vocals narrate the story of a hidden poisonous love. KIANA eloquently portrays the notion of protecting love hidden as a mirrored image of the intricate, distinctive, and infrequently tumultuous nature of the connection, emphasizing the complexities that might not be simply understood by others.
KIANA’s music has gained worldwide acclaim, incomes recognition from esteemed publications like Teen Vogue, Rolling Stone and Wonderland Journal. With a rising fan base, every new launch stokes anticipation, reinforcing KIANA’s standing as an artist destined for a notable presence within the music business.
Hailing from the metal metropolis, Newcastle, Rum Jungle are one in every of Australia’s go-to solar soaked bands with their combination of surf rock and alt-pop, they float pop melodies on psych guitars and chilled groove beats. With a plethora of sounds and kinds, the band create one thing which is distinctly their very own and their newest EP demonstrates simply that.
After a number of exploration of their earlier releases, the seven-track EP, Maintain Me In The Water, sees the band lastly discovering their sound, with out being boxed into something particular. Taking listeners on a rollercoaster journey, the introduction is miles aside from its finale, protecting you in your toes with every observe. The band shares, “You’ll hear some chargers and also you’ll hear some chillers that subsequent to one another will likely be stunning however all have that signature Rum Jungle sound. We’re all stoked on every one in every of these tracks and we’ve put greater than we ever have into getting every of them proper. Identical to our final EP’s we wish it to crank on proper out the gate however shut out with one thing you possibly can cruise on low to.” From the colossal sounding drums and obnoxious vocals in “Electrical Snowman” proper by way of to the torpid simplicity of “Nervous,” there actually is one thing for everybody.
Thematically, Maintain Me In The Water, is impressed by the hurdles the band have confronted during the last yr or two. Protecting all the things from their tough spots, to their mad highs, it follows them on their experiences as a band, leading to one thing which is sincere, uncooked and relatable. “These tunes are all distinctive with what they’re about and a few have some actual introspective ideas on dynamics in relationships whereas some others are actually nearly having time,” they confide.
The 4 piece have developed a faithful fan base off the again of their three EPs All the pieces Is Straightforward, Loopy Days and Solar & Smoke. Rum Jungle have established themselves within the tour circuit with offered out reveals across the nation and pageant appearances becoming a member of Groovin the Moo, This That, Rolling Units, Falls Competition and upcoming showcases at SXSW. In addition they at the moment have essentially the most performed observe on triple j radio and have had the pleasure of performing their prestigious section “Like A Model.” Shortly propelling in all areas, Rum Jungle are actually ones to observe this 2023 and past.
Rising Swedish alt-pop expertise Edgar Homeros returns to the ether with the outstanding sounds of “Televised” – the primary single since his Unstable undertaking earlier this yr. An eclectic providing, “Televised” fuses tender acoustic guitar strums which evolve into stormy segments of rubbery synths and crashing drums for a multi-faceted end. Weaving collectively his trademark harmonies á la Benjamin Francis Leftwich/Novo Amor with a manufacturing at occasions harking back to one other world of music, the ending lyrics “I was afraid of loss of life and now I want, I want that I might die younger – in order that my songs are sung” communicate for themselves.
Rosie H Sullivan uncloaks second EP ‘In My Nature’ out now by way of Nettwerk.
The Scottish songwriter continues her streak of meditative indie-folk with the model new EP In My Nature. This subsequent launch follows her debut undertaking 123° East out earlier this yr and sees Rosie H Sullivan enter a brand new period, with a set of songs every exploring topics near her coronary heart.
“I’ve traded wildflowers and nation roads, for bus lanes and tramways and cobblestones,” Sullivan whispers in opener ‘Wildflowers and Cobblestones’. Co-written with Ross Hamilton, the observe offers a glimpse into the duality of the life Sullivan leads, forsaking the agricultural seascapes of her household residence to embark on a bustling life within the metropolis, and the contrasts that include that transfer. A continuation from Sullivan’s ‘Expectations’ lifted from 123° East, the music reaches additional into concepts of rising up, time passing and the ebbs and flows that life brings.
The self-proclaimed energy feminist anthem, ‘Solely A Lady’, co-written with Katie Sutherland, explores the intricacies of being a girl within the 21st century. “I’m solely a girl in any case,” she sings. “I’ll by no means match.” Sullivan ups the ante with the sonics of the observe, crafting one in every of her strongest preparations but and drawing similarities to the stylistics of Phoebe Bridgers and tremendous group Boygenius, notably with its hazily heat ambiance and gossamer vocals that sweep over layered drums.
Earlier single ‘Fragments’ blends superbly poetic lyrics seamlessly right into a blanket of angelic melodies – an ode to her love for the highlands of Scotland while ‘Chapters’, with alluring nods to Fiest’s timeless ‘1234’, is about fulfilling every day, celebrating the ups and downs in our lives as nicely the straightforward issues we shouldn’t take as a right.
And at last, encapsulating the true essence of Sullivan’s adoration for her hometown is ‘Timeless’, a weak conclusion to the EP accompanied with spoken phrase by Scottish kayaking pioneer, and household buddy, the late Hamish Gow.
“In his last years, a detailed buddy of my father’s handed onto us some outdated cinefilm that confirmed them kayaking round Scottish islands within the Nineteen Sixties. This was created into a movie, which Hamish narrated over, recalling the adventures of his youth. A part of this recording now sits nestled throughout the bridge of Timeless. It’s a giant second for me, and my household to have Hamish’s voice on the market, and by no means forgotten.”
In My Nature explores the world by way of Sullivan’s lens, phrases and rhymes for others to carry, cherish and hearken to. “It’s in my nature to write down these phrases and songs and maintain them in my coronary heart, I’ll even be discovered, by no means too removed from nature, in any case, by a stream, within the woods, within the lengthy grass, by the ocean.” Her imaginative and prescient is crystal clear, and the natural-born storyteller talents have by no means vibrated stronger than on this second. “That is me, and it has been since I got here to be and can proceed to be for so long as I reside.”
Sullivan’s breakthrough got here in 2021 along with her debut single, ‘So It Is’, which she captured in simply one absorb her mother or father’s backyard. Launched in demo kind, the only has racked up onwards of 600,000 streams on Spotify. As well as, her latest offered out stint at Glasgow’s King Tut’s, look at this yr’s Celtic Connections plus her personal Scottish tour is appropriately main her down the precise path to turning into one of the vital prestigious songwriters of our age.
Be certain that to catch Rosie H Sullivan at her upcoming tour scheduled for this November. Full dates under.
Chart-topping various artist Karisa is gearing as much as launch her newest single, “Hostage of Paradise,” on November 10. A compelling mix of Pop, EDM, Various, Synth, and Dance-pop genres, the music guarantees to captivate audiences with its intricate narrative and distinctive sound.
“Hostage of Paradise” delves into the complicated theme of psychological well being, juxtaposing the emotions of unhappiness and melancholy with moments of pleasure and wonder. With lyrics that discover the depths of affection and lust, KARISA’s newest single performs with the distinction of phrases and descriptive visuals. It masterfully creates a picture of magnificence that’s regularly undermined by darkness.
The brand new observe narrates the story of a tragic magnificence, trapped in a spot or way of thinking that seems lavish but harbors darkness. Regardless of the surprise within the bodily world, the lyrics reveal an underlying unhappiness that challenges the outside world’s magnificence and perfection. “Hostage of Paradise” serves as a musical depiction of being a hostage to at least one’s personal thoughts, trapped in a spot of darkness and unhappiness, even amidst the world’s bodily magnificence.
Following a sold-out present in London’s lovely St. Pancras Church – MICHAEL J. BENJAMIN – returns with the brand new single: “Ocean Away”.
Singer-songwriter Michael J. Benjamin’s new single “Ocean Away” is now out there on all main streaming platforms. The music explores the theme of embracing change because the singer grapples with a long-distance love, ultimately taking a leap of religion. Benjamin wrote the music on the age of 15 when he relocated from Stockholm to Amsterdam, impressed by a long-distance relationship and the music of Bob Dylan, notably “Woman From the North Nation Honest” and “Boots of Spanish Leather-based.”
The observe presents consolation and life classes to listeners, urging them to comply with their hearts and make constructive, impulsive decisions. The artistic course of behind the music was spontaneous, composed in simply 10 minutes, and refined with Jon McMullen, who additionally produces for Moist Leg, giving it a singular sonic atmosphere with components like rice shakers, harmonium, and acoustic guitars.
Michael J. Benjamin’s journey has lately included a sold-out present in London’s lovely St. Pancras Church and a breakthrough on the earth of music when he supplied music for the Dutch Nationwide Ballet’s “Two and Solely,” incomes recognition on the Prix Benois de la Danse at The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
Meet Michael J. Benjamin, a younger artist, identified for his soulful and wisdom-filled songwriting. Impressed by legends like Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, and up to date artists like Weyes Blood, he honed his abilities as a guitarist, pianist, and harmonica participant, performing in intimate venues.
Michael’s breakthrough got here when he supplied music for the Dutch Nationwide Ballet‘s “Two and Solely,” incomes recognition on the Prix Benois de la Danse at The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. His songs, influenced by European literary figures like Baudelaire and Rimbaud, create a world of twilight and Lynchian darkness, reflecting altering eras.
His newest launch, “Ocean Away,” is a nostalgic reminder of youthful desires and the significance of following one’s coronary heart.
Lockyer Boys – the undertaking of brothers Will and Charlie Lockyer – share their new single, “DRIVE!,” out now on all streaming platforms.
Guided by retro synths and vibrant, fast-paced manufacturing, “DRIVE!” showcase Lockyer Boys’ exhilarating and feel-good pop sound. The duo collaborated on the music with Alan Poettcker (from the teenager pop/rock band These Children Put on Crowns).
“‘DRIVE!’ is about taking your shot, very like we’re doing with our profession,” Will and Charlie clarify. “It’s about being assured, courageous, and giving 100%. We expect it ties into our overarching theme of spreading positivity and inspiration, however it will also be interpreted as a love music.”
Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Canada, brothers Will and Charlie have been taking part in music collectively from a younger age. At simply 19 (Charlie) and 21 (Will), the multi-talented duo have gathered years of expertise within the studio with Grammy-nominated producer Jeff Dawson (Daniel Powter) and Grammy-winning producer Mikal Blue (OneRepublic, Colbie Caillat), in addition to quite a few different acclaimed songwriter and producers.
Along with their fast-growing on-line buzz, the duo have additionally proved themselves as an unimaginable reside act. Up to now this yr, the Lockyer Boys have impressed with a number of sold-out opening performances for the Barenaked Girls, Loverboy and Fefe Dobson.
Aitch & Potter Payper come collectively for the primary time on a observe for the remix of Mazza L20’s ‘Murdaside’. Bringing a recent dimension to the road observe, Aitch who is thought for his distinct circulate and witty wordplay and Potter Payper celebrated for his vivid storytelling, add their distinctive kinds elevating it to new heights.
Rising Liverpool rapper Mazza L20 has created a reputation for himself on TikTok with clips of him rapping in jail. Having lately launched ‘Murdaside’, he has over 2.1 million streams on Spotify alone. With the observe blowing up on the underground circuit, now two of the UK’s most famous rap artists have jumped on the observe for a hefty remix.
‘Murdaside’ is a gritty and hard-hitting rap anthem that delves into the realities of life within the streets and the challenges confronted by many people rising up in robust neighbourhoods. Mazza L20’s uncooked and genuine lyricism coupled along with his charismatic supply has already earned him a devoted fan base, and this observe additional cements his fame as an artist on the rise.
The cinematic music video captures the essence of avenue life with hanging visuals and an unrelenting vitality. Directed by a visionary workforce of creatives, Archie Erskine and Kaylum Dennis, it plunges the viewer right into a world the place each bar, each beat, and each shot resonates with the tough realities and uncompromising spirit of the streets.
‘Murdaside’ marks a big milestone in Mazza L20’s profession, showcasing his capacity to collaborate with business heavyweights, in addition to bringing collectively the uncooked expertise, authenticity, and charisma of three rappers.
Atlanta based mostly artist Hojean has had a busy few months, taking part in offered out reveals throughout Asia and North America in help of his lately launched new EP, ‘ Cherie’. Having gained extensive acclaim on the EP and racked up nicely over 100 million streams as an impartial artist, Hojean is about to launch two movies from the EP. The primary of which is out as we speak and was produced and directed by Bobby Lee Palmer for the observe, ‘Merciless’.
Talking on the inspiration behind ‘Merciless’, Hojean states: “Merciless is about regardless of what number of new faces you meet there’s all the time going to be that one you possibly can’t appear to overlook. whether or not it was left off in good blood or unhealthy, overblown pretend confidence to look such as you’re doing higher than them, unhealthy distractions to overlook about that one somebody, generally all you need in the long run is closure.”
Within the music video, Hojean tells the story of ‘Merciless’ in grayscale. As a music about love and loss, the video completely articulates this sense of longing ardently heard on the observe. Hojean’s supply is each heartleft and emotive, and serves as a stunning accompaniment to his ghostly vocals.
Sonically, the graceful soulful R&B high quality ‘Merciless’ is drenched in feels distinctly nostalgic, but is introduced again into the twenty first century by way of the distorted, glitching vocals scattered all through the observe. In listening to the only, it’ll come as no shock that Hojean is an artist dedicated to shaping his sound into one thing that covers a number of kinds and strategies. This enables him to curate the distinctive id we hear in his music as we speak. ‘Merciless’ and the remainder of the approaching EP are produced, written, recorded, blended and mastered solely by Hojean, which additional demonstrates the multifaceted nature to his artistry.
• Maisy Kay’s Metamorphosis EP options her anthemic single “Doorway” alongside the enchanting ballad “First Time” and 4 extra tracks mixing her signature type of nostalgic dance and pop music.
• “‘Metamorphosis’ was created over quite a few years as a love letter to constructive change. I grew each as an artist and an individual creating this EP, and I hope in releasing it, I flip over a brand new chapter in my life.” – Maisy Kay
• Listeners will acknowledge Maisy Kay by way of her collaborations with famend figures resembling TheFatRat, Timbaland, R3HAB, Rodney “Darkchild” Jenkins, and Max Martin protégé, Lukas “LULOU” Loules and from her latest North American tour in help of pop TikTok sensation JVKE.
Leftfield Yorkshire rockers – FERAL FAMILY – have unleashed their newest single “Deep Cuts”, taken from their forthcoming debut album ‘With out Movement’ (out 19 January 2024).
A barbed and brooding infusion of industrial-tinted alt-rock, “Deep Cuts” sees Feral Household on the prime of their recreation as they meld melodic musicianship with thought-provoking themes.
With heady guitar strains ripping by way of antagonistic instrumentals, the observe barrels towards a seesawing climax swarming with screeching riffs that billow like plumes of smoke rising from a smouldering wreckage.
Grappling with the bleakness of inner struggling and exploring how the phrase “time heals all wounds” doesn’t all the time ring true, singer Jamie explains of the brand new observe:
“”Deep Cuts” displays being harm deeply, the wrestle to deal with the ache, and the will to maneuver on. Time could also be an incredible healer, however these scars don’t all the time essentially fade. The music contemplates the explanations behind the struggling and expresses a hope to seek out closure and therapeutic with time. It additionally explores the skinny strains between emotional vulnerability and power, highlighting the interior battle of attempting to navigate by way of tough experiences .”
“Deep Cuts” follows earlier single “This Facet Of Me” as the newest observe to emerge from Feral Household’s forthcoming debut album ‘With out Movement’, now confirmed for launch this January. An electrical assertion of intent from a band bristling with a brand new vengeance, the sooner launch gained an early preview on John Kennedy’s Radio X present and was praised as “sensible” by BBC Introducing’s Alan Uncooked and “hovering” by BBC 6 Music’s Steve Lamacq.
A gravity-defying debut from a band going locations quick, Feral Household’s ‘With out Movement’, will likely be launched throughout all main companies on 19 January 2024.
multi-platinum Melbourne-born, LA-based producer/DJ Hayden James releases a pair of latest singles ‘Beggin’ You’ that includes SAYGRACE and ‘Nevermind’ that includes Jillian Loux out by way of Future Basic.
Persevering with to broaden his assortment of vibrant, vocally-led dancefloor originals, Hayden James’ newest two-pack is one other dynamic showcase of his elevated and emotive house-pop signature. ‘Beggin’ You’ is immediately infectious, flaunting a retro aptitude that may instantly get our bodies transferring. Glamorous and effortlessly groovy, Hayden James surrounds SAYGRACE’s sultry vocals with lush piano stabs and swinging basslines. Its companion takes a softer strategy, constructing an intimate, slow-burning soundscape round Jillian Loux’s wistful lyricism. Fluttering with euphoric synth melodies and rhythmic percussion, ‘Nevermind’ carries the impassioned sentiments current all through Hayden James’ catalog.
On ‘Beggin’ You’, Hayden James says, “After I heard the SAYGRACE vocal it gave the impression of a pattern.. a basic home vocal. I didn’t wish to introduce too many components within the observe – Bassline, Drums, Piano, Vocal.. that’s it. I’ve been taking part in the document in my units the previous few reveals and loving the gang response. It’s an actual second in my set.”
multimedia celebrity Cody Ko groups up with DJ duo Sunday Scaries on a model new observe “Not Going Residence” by way of 10K Initiatives. Get it HERE.
Alongside the observe arrives the comically fueled official video, that includes Cody refusing to name it an evening on the finish of a celebration. In the end attempting to cover within the toilet to keep away from being kicked out, Cody finally ends up arrested and despatched to the drunk tank. For sure… chaos ensues. Watch it HERE@ 10am PST/1pm EST.
“Not Going Residence” arrives after earlier single “Bop It” feat. House Rangers kicked off Cody’s subsequent period of music as a DJ, immediately receiving reward by the likes of Ones to Watch, who mentioned “if ‘Bop It’ is any indication of what Ko has in retailer for us, then we higher reserve a everlasting residency for this artist and DJ on every one in every of our celebration playlists”
Following a fascinating efficiency opening for Dillon Francis at Wynn Las Vegas’ famend Encore Seaside Membership, Cody Ko, the multi-talented entertainer is unleashing his infectious vitality on the dance music scene with these electrifying tech-house tracks. Fusing Cody Ko’s magnetic stage presence with a pulsating rhythm, each singles additional solidify Cody Ko’s place on the earth of digital dance music. Identified for his iconic YouTube comedy channel and as “The Most Interesting Youtuber In The World” by Forbes, he’s proving that his artistic prowess is aware of no bounds.
Brooklyn-born recording artist Lola Brooke has launched her long-anticipated first undertaking, Dennis Daughter, which arrives in any respect DSPs as we speak, Friday, November 10 by way of Group Eighty Productions/ Artista Data and options Bryson Tiller, Coi Leray, French Montana, Latto, Nija and Yung Miami. Along with as we speak’s launch of Dennis Daughter, Lola Brooke lately launched the official music video to “Don’t Get Me Began” that includes Coi Leray and Nija, out now. The video – co-directed by Ben Marc and Starr Mazi intensifies the action-packed vitality of the observe because the trifecta pairing do the issues they love to do for the Jersey Membership-inspired hit. Get Dennis Daughter HERE. Watch the official music video to “Don’t Get Me Began” that includes Coi Leray and Nija HERE.
Like a Doll, the undertaking of spirited New York musician Emma Stacher, are excited to share their debut album as we speak, Like a Doll. A document stuffed with textured string preparations, springing cowbells, working water and bittersweet lullabies, Like a Doll was recorded at Greenpoint, Brooklyn’s Studio G in December 2020. Birthed in NYC’s ever-evolving guitar music scene, the playful six-piece band brings listeners into their figurative dollhouse and dissects previous trauma by way of what they’ve termed “whimsical dissociation.”
“I actually needed to dive into play and surprise and discover all kinds of emotions in a childlike method by way of making music,” Emma Stacher says in regards to the artistic course of behind Like a Doll. “I knew with making this album I needed to show my anxiousness of feeling ‘like a doll’ into one thing whimsical and thrilling and create a world with my music for folks and me to really feel secure, reflective, and be whoever and no matter they must be. Identical to a doll.”
social media’s hottest 16 yr outdated singer and content material creator Gavin Magnus has launched his debut EP, “BLURRY EYES” by way of Huge Noise.
Produced by various rock extraordinaire John Feldmann (Blink-182, Avril Lavigne, Good Charlotte +) and Ok – T H R A $ H, “BLURRY EYES” follows Gavin’s style mixing, heartfelt journey as he candidly explores the highs and lows of adolescent relationships. Pulling from his personal experiences, the younger star’s EP completely encapsulates the emotional rollercoaster of rising up in a relatable, sincere mild.
Pay attention To “BLURRY EYES” right here: https://bignoise.ffm.to/blurryeyes
Gavin’s wrestle to seek out readability amid a whirlwind of conflicting honesty is cleverly juxtaposed by dreamy, ethereal acoustics and a manufacturing type mirroring his metaphor of “a pink cloud in a 7/11.”
From pop-rock jams like “Howdy” and “You Don’t Imply It” to stripped down ballads like “Lie,” Gavin Magnus illustrates the turbulence of teenage desires whereas staying true to his personal self-reflection.
Drawing affect from a various spectrum of artists, Toronto-based SWiiMS blends components of ’80s new wave, ’90s shoegaze, indie rock, brit pop and dream pop collectively to reach at a sound that’s all their very own. Singer Mai Diaz Langou and guitarist Colin Thompson began writing songs collectively in late 2018, uniting her elegant poetry, textured melodies and languid voice along with his fuzzy, jangly, swirling guitar tones. Bassist Cian O’Ruanaidh joined shortly after, bringing a recent voice, distinctive influences and hooky bass strains to the group.
Love, loss, loneliness, self-isolation, magnificence, pleasure, nostalgia and remembrance: Into The Blue Night, was impressed by bits of all of those feelings and the way they intersected in the course of the pandemic. Produced by Josh Korody, that is their first full-length album.
Opening observe, “In Puzzles,” serves as an uplifting introduction and encapsulates the sense of freedom, lightness and pleasure in a blossoming romance. It’s optimistic, with the euphoric guitar riff hitting you proper within the coronary heart, the verses wrapping you in a comfortable blanket and the refrain feeling like levitation. Stefan Loebus was enlisted because the drummer, providing a blast of vitality.