Lord Conrad: “Fight Till The End”- ready to wow clubbers!

Italian DJ, producer and model Lord Conrad has been taking the dance and pop fraternity by storm – first with the single ‘Touch the Sky’, and then with the follow-up “Day After Day”. Not satisfied, Lord Conrad burst forward with another power pop release recently, entitled “1 Minute”. And just to show that he is a man on a mission, he bounces right back with a brand new track – “Fight Till The End”. So, what does he have to offer with his new release? An insane beat to smash dance-floors. He is ready to wow clubbers with his flawless

Shaun Jacobs: “Rollin’” formulates a gritty chart-topping sound

started out playing drums at a very young age, but it was only when he turned 15 and his older brother thought it would be good for him to learn more than one instrument that his love for guitar, singing and songwriting was born. Growing up in a family where his dad was an opera singer and his brothers’ able musical craftsmen as well, Shaun soon started writing, recording and producing his own music. It wasn’t long before the South African artist gained traction in his home country, winning the SAMA 2014 Adult Contemporary Album of the Year, as well

Samplified: Extensive high quality sample libraries

You’ve written a killer song. The lyrics and music are flowing but there’s just something missing. Maybe it’s a guitar strum, riff or pluck. It could be a thumping bassline or some shimmering keys. More often than not, it’s a groovy drum beat. You know that any these would be the perfect complement to your newly written potential hit, but how can you get that sound for your song? If you’re a beginner, it’s a tough ride to create that professional recording sound at home. On the other hand, if you’re a professional you’re usually hard pushed for time to

All Atomic – metaphysics melds with the spirit of dance

DJ/Producer All Atomic, from Bristol United Kingdom, grew up around music and was mixing tunes at nine years old and was soon deejaying at illegal raves. His music is a fusion of his influences: “You have to have an open mind when making music,” says All Atomic. “Let the music guide you, it will tell you what it needs you to do.” Persuaded by artist and producer Aniofades, All Atomic sent a demo to the Pink Dolphin Music Ltd label, and got signed up. A heap of well-received releases followed, with the producer bringing his classically unique sound to the

NothingDark: “Tragicomedy” sees the band at their most lucid, melodically and rhythmically

NothingDark is a 3-piece from Montreal Canada, formed in 2018. Its members, made up of Nack Jicholson (Vocals, guitars, synth), Roxanne Miller (Bass, backing vocals) and Matt Davis (Drums, percussion) are inspired by 80’s synth pop and rock. Nack & Matt handle all recording, mixing, and production in the band’s well-equipped Montreal studio. “Tragicomedy” is their 2nd EP, while work on the third and fourth installments are already underway. For any of you synth lovers out there, this is the record to get, though there is plenty of guitar too. NothingDark is a band that will take you to places

aVIE: “Chutney Chasers” – a living, breathing organism that mutates and grows

“Chutney Chasers” is just one volume of aVIE’s upcoming project, aVIEonearth, which documents a common man’s life on Earth. Each part of the project that he releases will explore its own world of emotions.  As it relates to R&B, this is music of the future, steeped in the rhythms and sonics of the today, ingeniously invented for a 21st century audience. It will surely be appreciated by your ears, and you’ll find that after giving this a spin, it has in many ways changed your conception of R&B and music overall. A Classic. This dark and experimental urban recording, refined

Roddan: “Don’t Be Troubled” – so impeccably penned!

Singer-songwriter, Roddan’s third and current release, “Don’t Be Troubled” is a follow-up to his 2017 EP, “Bleed 432”, and his 2016 Album, “Music House”. The recording features organic instrumentation, including guitar, piano, violin, cello, piano, and some great harmonies from Eliza Gilkyson. But it also carries the burden of a troubled time. “The year 2017 and the first few months of 2018 while writing these songs, was a troubled time for me to say the least,” explains Roddan, continuing: “All of the sudden, it seemed people and animal’s close to me were dying. In addition, an ex-girlfriend (a talented singer)

Tommy Francisco Releases His Debut EP “Eight23”

On September 7th Tommy Francisco, born and raised in Austin Texas, released his debut Ep “Eight23”. This Ep has generated a major buzz and several songs (“Show Up” “Crush” and “Vibez”) have been featured on Spotify Playlists. Eight23 has a tropical sound that includes inspiration from Dancehall/Afropop and Rnb/Hiphop. There are 5 songs on this Ep that flow cohesively.  MORE ABOUT: Tommy Francisco is a Singer/Songwriter born and raised in Austin, Texas. Tommy was raised in the inner city of Austin and has overcome a slew of trials and tribulations on his journey of becoming a recording artist. At

BlowinMaddTrees: “The Scent” cooks up a tasty dish

BlowinMaddTrees are the kind of rappers you want to hang out with. They’re chilled out guys who usually rhyme about what they love most: hedonistic experiences and the finest Kush. They’ll probably never reach mainstream status, but they seem to like it that way. Their introspective and sometimes unabashed lyrics coupled with their mischievous grins, make them likable rap everymen. Uprooted from Texas to Colorado, BlowinMaddTrees is made of Johhnie Blaze’d & Jay Deezl, aka TheDankestDuo. The duo states that this single means a lot to them, because it is the first track they have done together in over 3

Hip-hop and Soul Artist ‘Plan’ Set to Release his E.P, “Expresso” Later this Year

Independent singers who make music that isn’t in the mainstream are rising in numbers. Indie musicians cum singers often have something celebrity singers don’t have – making music out of pure love and passion for the art. They also help others to materialize their musicality in any way they can. One such singer is Plan – his real name is Harvey Dowell V. Fenellere and his new E.P “Expresso” is set to be released later this year. The genre of Plan’s music is modern hip hop soul and his music speaks of the reality of how a man decides for

Glen and the Sunshine Gang: “Crash Landing On Purpose – Part One” and “Y-2-K”

Formed in spring of 2005, for the sole reason of providing a friend with an out of the ordinary song for a movie, the boys of Glen and the Sunshine Gang soon came to the realization that this experience had more to offer them than a one-time project. Being surrounded by many friends immersed in the sounds of the Orange County hardcore scene, Glen and the Sunshine Gang cleverly incorporated the aggressive style of that sound into their own particular brand of 80’s influenced dance rock.

For a few years, they made countless friends and fans around the OC venue circuit until they relocated to Los Angeles in January of 2008. This move proved to be a wise decision packed with amazing opportunities such as gracing the stages of House of Blues, The Key Club, and the The Grove of Anaheim and numerous placements in independent movies and web series’.

In the early days, Glen and the Sunshine Gang often had a staggering roster of 12 members on stage at once that included dancers, a percussion section, and a rapper. Since then, the group has rounded down to 6 spandex clad young men!

Every so often, a band appears seemingly out of nowhere and releases a single, Ep and video you’ve never heard of before, but it is so completely magnetic that you wonder what you ever did without it. Glen and the Sunshine Gang is such a band. “Y-2-K” is such a single and video, and Crash Landing On Purpose – Part One is such an Ep!

I fell in love with it on first listen and knew straight off, that it was going to feature very high in my albums of the year( which year? any year!) list. The lead single “Y-2-K” was the song that inspired me to listen to the entire Ep. It’s a curious, energetic song, underpinned by an insidious electro-rock beat with slightly off-key vocals in the verses before bursting into glorious bridges and choruses. It sounds like a real sleeper hit single that could hanging around the indie charts for ages.

The whole album is filled with songs that sound so energetic and effortless, while they all have razor sharp hook-lines and killer choruses. “The Biggest”, “Lose My Mind”, “A.D.D”, and “Gingerbread Coffin” all follow the same winning pattern. One song in particular hit me like some divine hammer on the head, the first time I heard it.

The song in question is “Gingerbread Coffin”. It’s the sweetest, yet combative and most downright infectious song you could hope to hear. Angelic vocals sing achingly sweet words in the verses that kick into heavy guitar strapping choruses, so completely and utterly overwhelming; you can’t help but bounce around the room banging your head.

Let’s get it out of the way immediately – Crash Landing On Purpose – Part One is an immensely contagious and audacious indie heavy-pop record. Glen and the Sunshine Gang have a lot of powerful drum arrangements, crunching guitars and electronic synthesizers and sounds featured in most of their songs. This keeps their music punchy and energetic with good vibes and uplifting feelings.

I adore the single, I adore the extravagantly dynamic video, and I adore the Ep…but most importantly, I adore this band! Grab their music now and bring some perfect electro-rock sunshine into your life!

Glen and the Sunshine Gang is made up of: Tyler Trautman – vocals and backflips, Mike “Rook” Wildt – bass and lasers, Zac Hargrave – shred guitar and hair, Kenny Shackelford – guitar and stunts, Mike Longenbach – synthesizer and buffness, Marc Alcabar – Drums and stuff.

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