“Ketamer01B (simm’ a MAFIA)” by Italian DJ/Producer Doc Ketamer

“Ketamer01B (simm’ a MAFIA)” is a track off the 2019 EP “Ketamer” by Italian DJ/Producer Doc Ketamer. Today’s EDM scene is at the height of its commercial success. Everybody wants to be a DJ or Producer now, and pop music, more or less, equals Electronic music. On his latest single, Doc Ketamer, who has been in the game for two decades gives us his authentic European flavored electro-jam blend. The track is victorious and uplifting, as the music pumps into your bloodstream. Doc Ketamer brings us back to what we all loved about electro. He seems to have given us

Monjyoti – “Neighbor Syndrome” is meticulously structured

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Pat Rossi – “Let you Go” – embellished with impressive vocal and instrumental décor

Pat Rossi is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, singer and producer. He is also the founder and front-man of the popular Canadian Rock band The Falling. Rossi, whose acclaimed songwriting skills led him to perform with Bon Jovi after winning the XM/Serious Satellite Radio Songwriting Competition, has now set his sights on being a solo artist. The artist who has worked with, and performed alongside names such as, 3 Doors Down, Gilby Clark of Guns N Roses, Jonas and The Massive Attraction, among others, brings to the table his latest single, “Let you Go”, via the RedJam Records indie label. The

lIne – “I wanna kill you in the shower” will certainly garner critical acclaim

Kristoffer Hilmarsson, the artist behind -lIne-, has been in several band line-ups before the forming this project. Hilmarsson has also performed at almost every open stage in his home country, Sweden, as a solo artist. In May 2019 he decided to move his career to the next level by creating -lIne-, and has released 3 singles since then, including “I wanna kill you in the shower”. From the opening jangling jazz guitar intro of his first single “Where You Are”, to the last reverberant notes of his latest release, “Lovely”, you’re subjected to an incredible journey that seamlessly straddles a

Omar Bowing – “Paradox” – is simply breathtaking in its composition and emotive power

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MORISH RELEASES DEBUT SINGLE “BETTER THAN ME”

The emerging young rapper introduces himself to the world with a confrontational, attention-grabbing track. One of the most exciting young voices emerging on the international scene, Morish is ready to make himself known, and his debut single “Better Than Me,” is the perfect introduction to the young artist. “You will never find nobody better than me,” Morish repeats throughout the song. Addressing a former lover who’s wronged him, he makes a convincing case, taking his heartbreak and turning it into a vengeful send-off. “I wrote you many songs, but this is the last one,” he concludes, triumphantly moving past a

K Swayz – “1st Born” – riding a seemingly unstoppable and forever-cresting wave

Twenty three year old Brandon Nelson aka K Swayz, has been producing for about 8 years now, while he’s been an artist for a one year. The Charleston, SC creative is currently promoting his 11 track project, entitled, “1st Born”. Since this album is meant as an embodiment of the artist’s skillset, it only makes sense that he shows a lot of flexibility. He delivers a lot more than the obvious slide between rapping to singing and juxtaposition of up-tempo vibes and down-tempo tunes. Right from the opening track, “No Matter The Cost” ft. Colossal Capone, he drops mind-blowing switches

YellaCatt – “Super Power Pussy” – exudes an energy that is captivating

YellaCatt’s latest single debut album “Super Power Pussy”. Introduces one of the finest new female talents I’ve heard in a long time. I say new, because she’s new to me. ‘She’ is of course none other than Daniella White aka YellaCatt. A painter who has created her own successful headdress atelier – “The Plumed Serpent’’. Daniella is also sound healer, reiki master, and clairvoyant. So she wears many hats, which all seem to fit her perfectly well. Her approach to song writing is fresh and intelligent, while her performances exude an energy that is captivating. I’m not sure if she

Manu Francois – one of the most innovative independent crossover creatives heard in recent years

Manu Francois known for his rapid fire flow, superb singing, solid writing, sharp as hell production, and iconic rasta hairdo has been one of the more slept on powers in the musical community in recent years, always bubbling underneath the surface of the mainstream on the various audio and video platforms, as well as live sets around the world. Manu’s past work on projects like “Release” (2018) and “Check It” (2017), are just begging to be uncovered. Thankfully, his latest singles from 2019 have been more than just good enough to get noticed; they’ve brought an excellent mix of creativity, self-awareness, and super dope production. Every

Ozaka Bondage – “Tiny Giants” is a colorful, richly textured arrangement

Ozaka Bondage is an energizing indie-electro-pop band from Frankfurt on Main that will motivate you to climb that mountain, ask that girl out, or start that revolution you always wanted. They is nothing short of a bombastic bunch of talented musicians who smoke on their instruments like no one’s business. The accompanying video clip proves it with nothing hidden from view. The groove is infectious, the musicianship is on fire, and the audio mix sparkles.  “Tiny Giants” hits all the right buttons for me. Peaks and valleys in all the right places – even in the solos. Everything builds

Jael: “Great Expectations” Focuses On Lyric-Driven Sensibilities

Jael began playing music of his own in 1971 in Canada at the ripe old age of 14. He got some serious attention playing live on a Texas gospel radio show in 1976 and went on to play over 200 concerts a year for the next 5 years. In 1978 he released his first LP with the band Preflyte on an indie label with sales in 8 countries.

Jael is a truly international artist, born with both US and Canadian citizenship’s and living and working in several other countries as well. He has spent time in Mexico, Colombia SA, and working with a number of Latin artists from Brazil, Peru, Venezuela and Argentina.

His imprint is on over 30 albums and 1500 songs.  He has had a platinum record award as recently as 2011 and at one point in time had a song charting between Billy Joel and John Lennon. He has teamed up with and released recordings with gold selling artists and been covered by over a dozen other musicians.  So with credentials like that you’d expect to know and anticipate his latest release right?  Have you actually even heard of Jael?

Jael has released his 2013 album, Great Expectations, consisting of ten tracks plus 3 bonus songs. Jael’s Americana sound resonates in these tracks, but the over 30-year-active artist isn’t afraid to strip down and focus his own lyric-driven sensibilities. The result is a refreshingly mature sound that is bound to win Jael new fans without alienating die-hards of his immense catalog.

Jael has worked the trail long enough to know that true messages don’t have to beat the listener over the head to get its point across, tracks like the bluesy “Don’t Give Up” and the acoustic driven “You’re Really Ok” are sobering and heartfelt. I downloaded this album two days ago and have been listening to it non-stop. Best tracks: “On Purpose,” “Giver,” “It Carries You,” and “Above The World.”

The grit and soul coupled with the addictive pop and rock sensibilities rooted in his characteristic blues and country-rock sound make almost all the songs on Great Expectations essential listening. Listen closer and the songs will slowly unfold themselves.

All you have to do is listen to the first three songs to know that this album is something special, potentially his best work ever. As Jael has aged, his music has become more searching, yet relaxed.

Love, hate, social injustice, and faith; Jael covers it all. He delivers a powerful yet simple record where the sentiments expressed are right on target. Jael is one of the few artists out there who can bring simple, meaningful lyrics and insert them with music that covers a wide spectrum of pure uncontaminated sounds. He’s put together an album that sounds true to his roots and yet it’s extremely fresh. Great song writing, great lyrics; Jael tells it like it is. Life is not always all smiles and laughter.

On this album, the overall atmosphere remains the same all along, there is no radical break in the mood, which is awesome, because a different kind of song thrown in there, would take away from the other tracks. Great Expectations is basically a series of short realistic tales about life, love, hope and faith. It is at times melancholic but overall it is a deep, warm album that will sink into the marrow of your bones. There are also bonus cuts added to increase your listening pleasure. What more could you ask from an album?

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