INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE ARMONITE RELEASES SECOND ALBUM “AND THE STARS ABOVE”!

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indieOn Connects Music to the Blockchain and Creates Better Experiences for Artists and Music Fans

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Lyrics Of Two: “Summer Song (Hey, Hey)” – lyrical poignancy and a catchy sound

Founded by Los Angeles born, head songwriter and poet,  who is classically trained in piano and has a degree in Sociology from Mount St. Mary’s University, Lyrics Of Two have established themselves as accomplished lyricists, songwriters, and composers. Marie Helen is a member of the Songwriter’s Guild Of America, and has had an interest in creative writing from a very early age. From the acoustic pop of “Mysteries”, to the gritty, rhythmic Americana rock of “Streetlights Are Spotlights” and onto the life empowering anthem “Let’s Make This Earth From House To Home”, Lyrics Of Two have never failed to impress.

DirtyHarvard Is Set To Release Their New Hood Pop Album

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SUPADAMN: “Pick the Party Up” – an eargasm that will take you to party heaven

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J. Sariah: “The Journey” – honoring the sounds of past and updating it for today

Singer-songwriter J. Sariah has dropped her full-length debut album, “The Journey”, with tracks produced by 3Bubble & J. Gray of Live From The Pentagon Entertainment and DJ Izzy Ill, idreaminstero and Dorothy Chan of Barron Studios in Houston, Texas. J. Sariah who comes from a family of music producers was once destined for the pro tennis circuit, but her passion for music took into a new direction. The artist began writing songs in middle school as a way of escaping stressful times, and graduated from California University of Pennsylvania in 2017. She has since released her 5 song debut EP, “The

DevGotCharacter: “Draft Night” combines superb flows with a real emotional connection

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Alternative rock band Love Ghost have released their debut album “Lobotomy”

Love Ghost is an alternative rock band from Los Angeles. While young in age (two of them are juniors in high school), these musicians have a genuine and developed grunge rock sound. The band released their first full-length album “Lobotomy” on June 17th. The album was produced by Eric Lilivois and was recorded at London Bridge Studios in Seattle & NRG Studios in Los Angeles. Their sound has been compared to Alice in Chains and Smashing Pumpkins, amongst other throwback rock greats. Their music is influenced by the teenagers’ personal experiences of addiction, mental illness, heartache, love and coming of

Jacob Seeger: “Something Real” – more than enough architecture to warrant multiple listenings

Jacob Seeger is an upcoming singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. His music displays a fresh new blend of Pop, R&B, and Singer-songwriter flavors. Seeger enrolled in Fordham University at Lincoln Center in NYC in 2014, and the following year released his self-produced debut recording – “Girl – EP”. He then moved to Boston and enrolled in Northeastern University to pursue a degree in Music Business with a concentration in Songwriting. Signed to Northeastern’s Greenline Records – he wrote, produced and recorded the single entitled “Call Me”. Since then, Seeger has performed at multiple venues, including the classic “The Bitter End”, and

Arash Behzadi: “The Last Sigh” – a wonderful sense of dynamics and timing

As a Canadian Iranian whose musical evolution has its beginnings in traditional Persian folk music, Arash Behzadi’s vibrant piano compositions explore the gamut of human emotions. “The piano mirrors existence in all its complexities from moments of profound sadness and loss to exhilaration and new beginnings,” he says. Arash’s soulful searchings have evolved in the last few years, spurred by a dedication to yoga along with explorations into a variety of art forms and fresh interpretations of New Age music. He is a creative collaborator working with renowned choreographers, artists, and musicians. Arash’s audience is a global one. He has

Jacko Poli: “Dance” Video Commissioned Through Fiverr.com!

The one thing that becomes clear is that Jacko Poli is patently incapable of making sub-standard music, as we watch the video of the song “Dance,” taken from his debut album, “The Chords For No Noise”. This track is yet another sublime, literate and unpredictable Brit-pop masterpiece, brimming with tuneful deviousness, an intelligent arrangement and interesting subject matter.

Jacko Poli who a few months ago featured on our magazine in both a music review and artist interview, in my opinion, is by far and away one of the most promising indie acts in the UK. His music is big, bold, shiny, clever and pure sounding, without ever being sterile. If you enjoy music that the likes of Blur can only dream of making, dip your ears into Jacko’s ocean of sound. “Dance” is a good a place as any to start. Once you’ve begun, you won’t be able to stop, and you’ll be hooked enough to grab a listen to the entire debut album.

Starring a Marilyn Monroe lookalike and sublime dance moves from Vietnam’s number one Michael Jackson moonwalker, the video of “Dance,” also features the likes of an axe-wielding Gene Simmons, a dancing Moustache, an exotic belly dancer, a troop of Indian schoolgirls and an Israeli Reggae Dancer, as well as random performers from USA, Canada, Belgium and Sri Lanka.

So, you’re probably asking if Jacko Poli had a six figure budget for the international line-up on the video? Not at all. All the performances were commissioned through the website fiverr.com., most costing just $5 each.

Marilyn Monroe, US impersonator Emily Rose, who works through fiverr.com as voiceworkpro, could be considered one of the stars of the show. ‘We didn’t have any plans to feature any act more than any other,’ explains Jacko, ‘but some performances stood out. Emily recorded the whole song – we might put it out in its entirety – it’s that good!’

Also of note are the silky moves of Vietnam’s number one Michael Jackson impersonator, Tu Michael. ‘A superb performance – you forget who you are watching, Tu Michael’s dancing is of such an amazing quality, it could be the great man himself.’ commented Jacko.

Produced by UK film makers Studio Lax, again within a tight budget, Jacko Poli certainly has got bang for the buck – and an entertaining, feel-good video to boot.

Though the video definitely adds sparkle and a touch of humor to the song, it would be wise to remember that Jacko Poli above all, impresses with the content of his music. Its humor, sharp intelligence, and vitality as well as it innovative rhythms and melodic twists.

That is exactly what grabbed me, on listening to “The Chords For No Noise,” for the first time. The melody, the harmony, the intelligent lyrics, the most wonderful guitars, bass and drums; and the combination of it all. It is a truly classy, well crafted album.

So enjoy the video…then download the album, for super satisfaction!

Jacko Poli's debut album...

Jacko Poli’s debut album…

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