Pool Moon Elephant: “Island’s Eye” – the elder statesmen of modern dance music

In the last 6 or 7 years electronic dance music has turned into an even bigger monster. Avicii dominated Spotify, David Guetta headlined festivals, and Calvin Harris is one of the world’s highest-paid performers. It means that festival line-ups, the charts, and some would even argue Ibiza, are oversaturated with the stuff. But the Swiss electronic duo who go by the name of Pool Moon Elephant prove they can also hold their own relevance in a very busy genre. Riccardo Studer and Ivan Nurchis, this time around, use intriguing collaborations to remix their single “Island’s Eye” which has been released in 3

M.C. ZackAttack: “Rap Or Die!” – on his daily grind!

Zachery Duncan, or rather M.C. ZackAttack , has been influenced by new age lyrical poets who speak their mind through music since 2010. Soon he’ll be releasing his newest mixtape “Mind Over Madness”. M.C. ZackAttack  has recently dropped his single, “Rap Or Die!” Let me start off by saying this track isn’t for everyone, you either love it or hate it, I would say it’s a hit and miss for certain people.  We all know that the quality of hip-hop has gone downhill, with a lot of artists either going for shock value with vulgar lyrics or relying heavily on glossy production

MoEoStAr: “Algorythmic Intelligence” – You’ll find a sense of comfort in the quaintness

Norwegian Independent producer Mattias Gillis Winge Rudh better known as MoEoStAr, played the clarinet and saxophone in various bands while growing up. He started producing in the 1990s, but gave it up while pursuing an engineering degree. For a period in his life, he was simply an active music listener, until he discovered the new production software via a smartphone app. In 2016 he started the “less than a $1000 Album” project, where he aims to produce and release a full album on a $1000 budget. In the meantime MoEoStAr has dropped the single, “Algorythmic Intelligence”. Notwithstanding its modern technological

J.Dot & KD: “To Whom It May Concern” – Low on frills and rich with introspection!

I noticed that J.Dot makes his best music when he’s rapping about being a responsible man, or when he’s creating something with substance and meaning, as opposed to trying to make contemporary radio hits or battle rhymes (although he is an excellent wordsmith).  This is mostly what happens on his 4 track EP, “To Whom It May Concern”, that narrates the evolution of relationships in its various forms. To put it all in perspective, this sounds like a powerful and mature work. Something tells me J.Dot experienced things that impacted him over the past years and this album is bred

Jack Soundfield: “Shine” – You can dig deep or soar to the shore

By profession Jack Soundfield is an engineer who has travelled around the world. He has lived in Canada, Germany and Switzerland. Besides uncovering the secrets of the globe Jack has a passion for music and experimenting with instruments and sounds.  “Before publishing a song, it is mine alone,” says Soundfield. “After publishing it, anyone can listen to it and decide whether to identify with it, or love it, or both.” Jack, who has been composing music since 2009, recently released his debut album, entitled “Shine”. “I have to admit,” explained Soundfield, “that my girlfriend – a solfège teacher of the

G.H. Hat: “Piano Jam 2 (Ode To Kygo)” – an authentic human expression

Modern acceptance, or lack there of, in electronic music hardly comes as a surprise. Just look back through the history of music and how the 17th century technology spread. Musicians no longer had to master a particular bow technique on the violin or cello in order to play the perfect note – They just had to press a key. Can you imagine the horror of the purists at the time? They probably all thought that the piano was destroying the soul of the music. What it did though was simplify things. It reduced what was really essential and human. People

JaVez: “When I Was Uptown” has the power to captivate audiences

JaVez is a 23 year old Maryland recording artist who sings, raps, produces, and mixes his own music. The self-taught Baltimore area artist has a penchant for Kanye West, Usher, Jay Z, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and Chris Brown. He also grew up listening to singers like Brian McKnight and R. Kelly. JaVez plans to one day be a successful CEO of a record label and iconic recording artist. JaVez is the true definition of an artist, he isn’t afraid to be himself and put himself out there. The lyrics alone prove that. Add in some fantastic production and the

HR Live At CBGB’s 1984 – an essential part of alternative music and punk culture

HR is most well known as the lead singer of revolutionary reggae punk rock band Bad Brains. In their day Bad Brains could have been easily mentioned in the same breath as The Ramones, The Sex Pistols or The Clash, such was their greatness. Yet the band has evolved many times in its long history, playing across many genres of music including jazz, hardcore punk, alternative rock and reggae. HR has been making music since 1976 with Bad Brains, and along the way until today, he has been acclaimed for his reckless punk screaming just as much as he has

Callum Crighton: “The Rose” – a strong ear-catching melody

Even while everything I know about my musical taste should violently reject the cheese-camp synth pop and adorable mainstream swoon songs of the 80’s, I’ve enjoyed that music ever since I was first tricked into listening to the smooth, velvety crooning of the Brit pop chart invasion during that period. I can’t really explain why I loved that music so much, I guess for the same reason people eat cheesecake: It’s loaded with sugar, almost unbearably sweet, and probably isn’t the healthiest for you, but goddamn if it doesn’t make you feel so good inside when you eat it up.

Virgil Blue: “Pain Of Loss” – gorgeous washes of sound

Virgil Blue has released his debut EP entitled “Pain Of Loss”. Inspired and influenced by Prince and Sade, Virgil, a multi-instrumentalist who started out making music at the age of six, when he picked up the saxophone, produced much of the music that can be heard on this EP. Virgil who recently moved from the suburbs of Detroit to LA has put together 6 smooth trance-like tracks that that flaunts ambient, RnB and trip-hop flavors. If you’re looking for something atmospheric and hypnotizing, then this recording may be of serious interest to you. Fragile, tender and soulful, Virgil Blue’s voice will

Pop Singer DALAL Premieres “Superman”Lyric Video with Gurl.com

Pop singer and multi-talented entertainer  Dalal has teamed up with Gurl.com   to premiere the lyric video for her empowering pop anthem “Superman.”  Co-written with Nate “Impact” Jolley, the song was originally penned for the documentary  ‘Hair,’ and was nominated for a  Hollywood Music In Media Award  for “Best Song in a Documentary.”  Emphasizing the power of identity and transformation, Dalal explains, “the idea of transformation in the song is not about being someone else, it’s about trying to find ways to be yourself.”  Watch the lyric video for “Superman” HERE

Originally from Austria, Dalal is a singer/songwriter, actress, model and special effects artist.  She is currently residing in Los Angeles, CA, where she is finishing up her debut album.  Her first single, “Taste The Night” debuted in the  Top 10 on the  Billboard Breakout Dance Charts ,  UK Club Charts , and  UK Pop Charts , and peaked at  #26 on the  US Top 40 Charts .  Her last single, “Suddenly” was also nominated for two  Artist in Music Awards (AIMA’s), two  Hollywood Music In Media Awards , and won the  Akademia Music Award for “Best Pop Song.”

About Dalal:

Dalal’s passion for acting, singing and modeling began in Austria. A certified musical and artistic prodigy, she learned to play both the violin and piano by age four and started composing her own scores at age five. At age nine, she attended the Mozarteum Master Class Chamber days in Oberschuetzen, Austria and later toured with the Leoben Musical Orchestra through Austria and Germany during the summer months of 1999 till 2004.

Before long, Dalal’s penchant for the stage came to rival her musical ability. After winning the Austrian Actor’s Award as a child, for her performance in a stage production of Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Dalal was accepted into the prestigious Broadway Connection Performing Arts Academy in Vienna. She held lead roles in performances of Cats, Starlight Express, and Elisabeth, which were performed in Vienna, Munich and Berlin. Dalal graduated from Gymnasium (High School) Hartberg (Styria) and went on to study Musical Theatre, English Literature and Art History in Vienna. There she also started playing with the Vienna University Orchestra and began her work with the European Voices, with whom she performed at the United Nations and throughout Europe.  In addition, Dalal was a special guest soloist for the Vienna International Gospel Choir, and recorded a Christmas CD with the Vienna University Orchestra.

Equally passionate about working behind the camera, Dalal attended the SAE College for film, with a focus on 3D Animation, Visual Effects and Editing. During her studies she directed and edited videos for MTV, Sony BMG, and Soundpool TV. Dalal has worked as a visual effects artist for the Los Angeles based visual effects studio Mechnology on such hit series as “90210” and Disney’s “Sonny with a Chance.” She has since starred on television shows such as “Soko Donau”, “Tatort”, and “Spring Waltz,” and has appeared in various commercials, and feature films in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, and South Korea.

“A call to reinvention and finding your better self, the singer repeats the earworm phrase ‘I’m not a victim, I’m Superman,’ against a spiky guitar solo. Delivered with the conviction of a host of daring divas that came before her, you can’t help but believe the lady.” –   MTV Iggy 

“…just the kind of anthem us ladies need!” – Gurl.com

Dalal is heavily involved in New York Fashion Week and has performed for the last couple years while also modeling for designers such as Timo Weiland. She has also performed at Couture Fashion week at the Waldorf Astoria. Dalal has been on the cover of Magazines all over the world; Dstripped Magazine in Canada and the United States, The Grazer in Austria, Monat in Austria and the Inspirational Woman Magazine in the United Kingdom. She was also a cover model for various Billboards in Austria and Germany. Dalal’s debut single “Taste the Night” reached #5 on the Breakout Billboard Dance Charts, #7 on the UK Club Charts, #8 on the UK Pop Charts, as well as #26 on the US Top 40 Charts. The Music Video gained over one million views and the song is currently being played at H&M, Banana Republic, GAP, and more.

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