Melua – debut single and music video – “Waves”

Tapio Fagerström (Bass), Ville Saarinen (Guitar), Olli Rautio (Guitar), Petri Koskela (Drums), and Jussi Rautio (Synths), make up the alternative rock band Melua, who have just released the song “Waves”, and the supporting music video by @simppafi. If you’ve been waiting for a time to check out this band, wait no more: this song is the perfect entry point. The song utilizes the band’s penchant for lush instrumentation to full effect, creating a mood and atmosphere that builds into a goosebump-raising climax. Melua strikes a great balance between the song’s poignant moments and the more soaring sections. Furthermore, they write

Melua – debut single and music video – “Waves”

Tapio Fagerström (Bass), Ville Saarinen (Guitar), Olli Rautio (Guitar), Petri Koskela (Drums), and Jussi Rautio (Synths), make up the alternative rock band Melua, who have just released the song “Waves”, and the supporting music video by @simppafi. If you’ve been waiting for a time to check out this band, wait no more: this song is the perfect entry point. The song utilizes the band’s penchant for lush instrumentation to full effect, creating a mood and atmosphere that builds into a goosebump-raising climax. Melua strikes a great balance between the song’s poignant moments and the more soaring sections. Furthermore, they write

Hei$enberg – “Text Me” employs a head-bopping flow with a throwback flair

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DEEPSYSTEM – “Anda Linda” – a zesty groove and a humid atmosphere!

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Cymbalik – “A New Positive”- the alchemical combination of quality, creativity, and alluring empathy

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Jim Jones Teams Up With Matthew Schultz On Kendrick Lamar’s New Mixtape Album!

New Artist Matthew Schultz was selected to be featured on Kendrick Lamar’s New Mixtape Album by Coast 2 Coast volume 224 with his new hit song “Money or Me.” Matthew Schultz is featured on this Album with other popular artist’s like T.I., Andre 300…0, A$AP Rocky, J Cole and Kendrick Lamar himself whom is also hosting this mixtape.

“Money or Me” was written and recorded by Matthew Schultz featuring King Dave. An original track produced by Armando Guarnera it brings the essence of hip-hop with a smooth rock twist! This is a fresh new edgy sound for Urban Music. Not his first rodeo, Matthew got his start in a band with rocker Chris Daughtry and has been involved in many industry projects. Schultz is currently recording a version of “Money or Me” with Hip-hop legend Jim Jones.

Matthew has been creating a lot of buzz in the music industry and among the industry heavy hitters! Ranked #1 on Reverbnation for singer/songwriter in northeast, #4 in the US and #6 in the world. His deep soulful voice has been recognized as a new age “Johnny Cash” with a suave “Hollywood look and swagger”. YMPR put out “He has a James Dean type look & demeanor with a little bit of a rock star edge; Matthew Schultz is James Dean and Johnny in one!”.

Kendrick Lamar, under Dr. Dre, sold over 241,000 copies of his new album, “good kid, m.A.A.d city.” in late October and featured #2 on the Billboard charts only behind Taylor Swift. Lamar’s album had 2.8 million streams on Spotify in the United States in one week, the second-best showing for a new album this year on that service. His hit single “Swimming Pools” is blazing all over the radio stations around the world. A$AP Rocky also featured on this mixtape Teams With Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar on ‘F–kin Problem.’

Matthew Schultz - who teams up with legend Jim Jones on his new single.

Matthew Schultz – who teams up with legend Jim Jones on his new single.

MORE ABOUT THE ” MONEY OR DIE” PROJECT:

It is official “Money or Me” Matthew Schultz feat. Jim Jones. VH1’s Love and hip hop star and rap legend Jim Jones teams up with the #1 indie artist Matthew Schultz on his new hit single “Money or Me.”

Matthew Schultz had a good relationship with Jim Jones after they met on the set of “Dancing on Me”. Schultz helped Jim with the video production and was featured as the limo driver in the beginning of the video. Matthew Schultz considers Jim one of the most talented artists in the game. Jim is currently the star of 2 Reality TV Shows “Love & Hip-Hop” & “Chrissy & Mr. Jones.” Both series based on his life and experiences in the music industry. He also started a clothing line called “Vampire Life.” “To have him as a feature on my new track Money or Me is a huge accomplishment.” states Schultz.

After playing guitar in Chris Daughtry’s first band, Matthew developed a passion for not only music but performing. Although his path slightly diverged into financing, becoming Vice President of Business Development for Residential Finance Corp. and partnering up with Mortgage expert Barry Habib (Producer of hit Broadway play Rock orf Ages). He has not strayed far from the industry. Matthew had a role in an award-winning short Redemptio, and was cast for a role in the new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises. Adding on top of it a role in the anticipated comedy Sleeping Around and being featured in DJ Webstar’s ‘Dancing on Me’ video, Matthew has a promising future ahead of him. Behind the camera Matthew is partners with Ali Abouomar in producing and financing a multitude of films over the next five years. These range from independent to Hollywood films.

“Money Or Me” is climbing up the Indy Artist charts in the Hip Hop and Rock fusion categories. He is creating a serious buzz in the industry & is currently ranked #1 on Reverbnation for singer/songwriter in Northeast, #4 in the US and #6 in the world. (http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/14407969). Matthew Schultz has a suave look and a smooth sound. His deep full voice has been associated to a new age “Johnny Cash” with a Hollywood look. He has a James Dean type demeanor with a little bit of a rock star edge.

With a full on marketing campaign and the buzz growing, Matthew Schultz, is fast dominating the scene. Matthew is also working on recording another single “Right heart, wrong time” and “Agent Man”. Matthew is currently recording with Legendary Armando Guarnera, one of the industry’s most brilliant musician/producers. Armando has been such a positive role model and inspiration in Matthew’s music career.

Matthew Schultz

Matthew Schultz

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