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Heistheartist is an American Christian singer-songwriter from Central Islip, NY. Formerly a secular neo-soul singer signed to Bentley Records under his biological name LeeMann Bassey, Heistheartist discovered that his true calling was with the Lord, after hearing an inspiring sermon by TD Jakes online one day. That day he was inspired to teach the world about the Lord like TD Jakes did with his Sermon, but through music. The song “Boom” – a song that mixes sensuality with religion – is actually based on a dream that Heistheartist had one night, in which he had relations with an angel. “Boom”

Bobby Royale – “Live Jazz at Staarsound” – There is an artistic quality in the music that cannot be overlooked

Some see hip-hop and jazz as an unholy alliance, maybe even the vulgarization of jazz. But other musicians see the genre-melding as a positive development. Every so often, in some corner of the globe in fact, you’ll find a handful of jazz musicians experimenting with jazz and hip-hop hybrids. In some ways the musical connection would seem inevitable. After all, early gospel, blues and jazz employed call-and-response cadences dealing with the same themes prevalent in hip-hop today. For some, though, the similarities end there. Straight ahead jazz musicians who have had their music sampled appreciate their work being exposed to

J.Drive – “Untitled” showers the auditory canvas with musical ideas

Hailing from the inner city of Youngstown, Ohio’s Southside, Jessie “J.Drive” grew up in a small apartment in a violent neighborhood without his natural mother or father.  At a very young age he realized that his natural affinity for basketball and Hip-hop music would become the tools necessary to pave his way to a more comfortable lifestyle.  Despite the tragic events that ended his hoop dreams, Jessie’s understanding of what it takes to make the best of his gifts regardless of circumstances is what has brought him thus far. Currently he is pushing his latest single called “Untitled”. In his

“Millions” shows off how talented and self-assured DboySlim is!

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Andree Cassielll – “Alimento” – a universality that makes him a perfect fit for the modern era!

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EH – “Mirrors” lets it fly with the fret-board work to thoroughly rock you!

Baltimore rock guitar ace EH reaffirms his top-of-the-heap status on his new 7 track album “Mirrors”. It’s a superlative set of new music full of tightly-written, engaging instrumentals that don’t need a singer up front to rock hard and hold your attention. This type of writing is EH’s trademark, and is one of the main reasons he will develop a audience. While many other technically-proficient rock guitarists mainly play for other guitar players, EH seems to play for the people. He relies less on continuous shredding and more, on dynamically impacting riffs. EH gets us going with his opening track, “Pounding

Boonie Mayfield – “While Black (Red Light, Blue Light, E’s and R’s)” – sentiments nurtured by a history of prejudice

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Sassy Vee – “In My Dreams” has a fantastic chill dance rhythm running its course

Longing, hope, and a need to believe in reality, pour out of “In My Dreams”, the new singer by singer-songwriter Sassy Vee. It’s a clear, accomplished cry from the heart, exorcising its illusions by declaring them bluntly. “In my dreams we’re together. Holding hands and making plans forever. I wish it were true, but I cannot be with you. You have another.” The song introduces Sassy’s strengths: a voice with sultry intensity, songwriting that goes directly to the point and a production that is well aware of both EDM and Pop. The song’s arrangement is lucid and uncluttered, placing all

Adrian Davis Releases Brand New Single: ‘We Can Do It’

July 2020 – This year has not been the easiest by a long shot, with lock-down rules keeping people indoor and breaking havoc on our lifestyles. In addition to that, we are all experiencing social and political tension, casting even more uncertainty on these hard times. Having said that, there is still hope: We Can Do It! Such is the positive message behind Adrian Davis’ brand new single release, and its inspiring title. His music is a great example of what happens when there is a special synergy in a production. Everything feels absolutely balanced, with a stark attention to

Max M continues to expand his musical catalog with his new track ‘Imaginary Problems’

The emerging legacy of artist, deejay, and producer Max M has captured the attention of music lovers from around the world. Max M’s passion for DJing and music production began during his teen years. He would later begin a successful career in Computer Science and gain renown as an IT expert before returning to the music world a few months ago. Max M’s heralded return was marked by the release of two singles Under Water and Never Wanna Leave, which were ranked first and fifth on the American DJ site Digital DJ Pool. Max M continues to expand his musical

“EVERYMAN” – Bob Pressner’s personal vision is easily understood once you grasp his story

Several critically acclaimed album releases, and over 40 million Youtube views down the line, Bob Pressner states: “I have zero interest in fame for fame’s sake.” So then why has he just released his latest 13-track album, “EVERYMAN”?  “I have a tremendous interest in trying to move people and touch people with something interesting,” says Bob, “Something that makes them think and reflect, something that’s different from the stuff that’s out there.”

A humble rarity in the music scene, Bob Pressner’s personal vision is easily understood once you grasp his story. It was the first World Trade Center bombing that changed Bob’s life. Working as a commodities trader at the WTC when the bomb hit, he made his way down a dark, smoke filled staircase to the parking garage, only to find his car destroyed and seemingly, no way out. Finally a passage of light led him to safety, but it signaled a life changing experience which convinced Bob that he had been offered a second chance.

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Bob Pressman

Bob Pressner re-evaluated his life and decided to pursue his dream. Moving his wife and two young daughters to Florida, he began to write and record in a way he had never experienced before. The rest is history, including his collaboration with writer-producer Jim McGorman – who has worked with artists such as, Michelle Branch and Avril Lavigne – resulting in the celebrated “King of Nothing” album.

It’s easy, to underestimate the talent that it takes to create something so pure and simple, and yet so fresh and unique, as the “EVERYMAN” album. But the man can breathe life into a song with a turn of a phrase and the bend of a guitar string. ‘Heartfelt’, may be a clichéd word, but it surely describes the core of the songs here. If anything, this album proves that Bob is still building something. Not a reputation of stardom, or a financial fortune. He’s building something better – a powerful fortress of emotion and lifetime experiences to pass onto his audience on each record release that just gets stronger all the time.

I think this is easily Bob Pressner best effort so far, simply because he does what singer-songwriters are supposed to do – deliver a message and have a point of view; possibly without the frills and fuss of too much musical cacophony. “EVERYMAN” succeeds handsomely with a great flow while it rollicks along shifting tempos and Americana roots sounds to backup Bob’s prominent and melodic vocal style.

Kick-started by its leads single, “California”, “EVERYMAN” forges a string of strummed standouts, which include: “New Day Is Coming”, “After The Fall ( Ft. Jen Corby)”, “Watch You Grow”, “Wicked Love”, “Hard Times” and most definitely the title track! At times I was reminded of Tom Petty, at others of Jackson Browne, yet all along I knew it was Bob Pressner.

“EVERYMAN” represents a powerful piece of work from Bob Pressner. For his fans, this will be an essential addition to their library. For those new to Bob’s work, it is well worth listening to. Of his new music Bob has gone on record as saying: “I decided I want to be me and express myself and stop trying to please somebody else.” Unintentionally or unwittingly, “EVERYMAN” is set to please many a soul!

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