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

Big Chris: ‘Bad Timing’ – high quality production and seamless transitions

After a successful release of his last single ‘F The World’ in Summer of 2016, UK based RnB artist and producer Big Chris releases his newest album ‘Bad Timing’ available via all major media providers. Recorded by Big Chris and John Robinson at Clique Studios, London and Miami Live, Miami. The album mix was finalized by Mixbytrip at Circle House Miami. Inspirations of The Dream, Mike Posner and R Kelly can be heard throughout. This album has some really original, unique, futuristic cuts on it, as would be expected. Big Chris is a more audacious artist than most in the R&B game right now, because he says what

Shellee Coley: “Story Like This” – a maturity that is mesmerizing!

Shellee Coley is a Texas-based singer-songwriter that has released three full length albums. Her current focus is a 5 song book of musical meditations called The Becoming Project that is being released one song or “chapter” at a time by the independent label Red Tree Music Group. Essentially, Shellee has created a unique style that blurs the boundaries between genres and categories. There are recognizable influences from classic songwriters like Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Lennon & McCartney and Bob Dylan, as well as from some more current acts. Coley is able to absorb them all, and filter them through her own sensibilities

All Atomic: “? ? ? (Track With No Name)” builds multiple climaxes and movements

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Ice photographer Lliam Greguez Releases Two Acoustic Prog Punk Albums

New York City, New York – Greguez is not only a man who hits the ice with his camera in hand, but a musician who tackles an apartment studio to collaborate in a mix of acoustic and synthesized sounds. So much sound in fact that he’s released not one, but two albums to mitigate some of the imbalances that surround us. Musically Greguez is well-rounded, using its’ power to heal as a trained creative arts therapist at a handful of children’s hospitals in the New York City Area. In conjunction with this work, he unloosed his experimental tendencies to assemble

Randolph Bush growing up with the musical giants

Being a native of Los Angeles, proved to be of great advantage to Randolph Bush, whose exposure to the musical giants has been vast. Never one to sit idle as a teenager. He took quickly to music, developing an appreciation for its many different genres. He began singing and teaching himself harmonies. After that he joined a few local groups and started performing. He opened up for The Whispers, The O `Jays, The Johnson Brothers and other groups that came through L.A. and also toured overseas.

Now with his CD “All Grown Up”, full of melodic, infectious grooves, under his soulful smooth vocals, Randolph Bush takes you through New School, Old School and Contemporary Gospel. Innovative is one of the words to describe his overall drive. He says, “I consider myself a performer but I could spend the other time when not performing, in the studio producing”.

Randolph Bush

Randolph Bush

How long have you been in the music business and how did you get started in the first place?

Randolph Bush: Music has always been a part of my life, as a youngster, teen group member and pretty much my adult life.

Who were your first musical influences that you can remember?

Randolph Bush: Gene McDaniels, Motown, Stax Records, The Philly Sound and Johnny Mathis.

Which artists are you currently listening to? And is there anyone of these that you’d like to collaborate with?

Randolph Bush: John Legend, Nick Jonas, Pharrell, Adele, Mary J., Lords and most definitely Pharrell.

Have you suffered any ‘resistance’ from within the industry, and if so how have you handled that, and how do you handle criticism and naysayers in general?

Randolph Bush: Resistance, getting national airplay and meeting the right people. I just keep plugging away, and promoting whenever possible. As far as criticism and naysayers that will always be no matter, some love some hate. Take the good and constructive, and keep rolling, keep believing and stay positive no matter.

Which do you ultimately prefer? Entertaining a live audience or creating songs in a studio setting?

Randolph Bush: Both have their place. There is nothing like live stage, I really enjoy performing and the studio is where a lot of magic happens. I love them both.

Tell us something about your album “All Grown Up”. Did you write the music and lyrics or did you work with a creative production team on this.

Randolph Bush: Journey of Sweet Music. Creative production team, there must have been 15-20 people hands on. From the beginning to end “All Grown Up” takes you on a journey

How would you compare the new Soul and R&B music to the classic artists of yesteryear?

Randolph Bush: The story telling of classic artists is so full & deep. New Soul is more popcorn. Example: my song Do You Remember ( it`s new school ) compared to the song I Wanna Make It Easier ( it`s old school ), compared to the song Drop It Low ( Which features R&B stylings, hip hop influences, a subtle use of paired vocal harmony, repetitive melodic phrasing and extensive vamping. )

Which ingredient do you think still makes you special and unique as a performing artist in a genre thriving with young newcomers?

Randolph Bush: My style and range of music.

Which aspect of being an independent artist and the music making process excites you most and which aspect discourages you most?

Randolph Bush: Independent creative decision. Not having the power of the big machine, to open these many needed doors.

The best piece of advice in this business you actually followed so far, and one you didn’t follow, but now know for sure that you should have?

Randolph Bush: Believe in yourself, don`t give up. Practice, practice, practice. Take music lessons, Vocal & Instrumental.

If someone has never heard your music, which 3 keywords would you personally use to describe the overall sound and style of Randolph Bush?

Randolph Bush: Journey in Sweet Music – CONTEMPORARY ADULT-ORIENTATED MUSIC

What can fans expect next from Randolph Bush in the near future, more recorded music, live performances or anything specific collaborations?

Randolph Bush: I am already back in the Studio, working on the CD ” For My Friend ” and planning a Christmas CD for the future. I do have some new people I`m in collaborations with, but can`t mention names, but there are surprises.

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