The Gremlins and Ryley collaborate to write and produce “Stay In Your Home” promoting social distancing

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Odd-Arne Jacobsen – “Love has increased with the passing of time” – A true master of the fret board

Virtuoso jazz guitarist Odd-Arne Jacobsen continues his enchanting combinations of solo acoustic music, in his latest EP, “Love has increased with the passing of time”. On this recording, Jacobsen has taken three classic compositions in their own right, and recreated them with his own personal harmonic and rhythmic modifications. The virtuoso player exercises his endless curiosity and sensibility as a musician and guitarist. He does so incrementally as the mood hits him, translating his own inspired feelings, track after track. “Love has increased with the passing of time” pours through the vastness of Odd-Arne Jacobsen’s talent, taking all the time

Forest City & Friends is a super-group that began as a songwriting collaboration between local rock luminaries

“Forest City & Friends might be at the forefront of a wave of exciting hybrid-Rock projects, albums, and bands kicking into gear in 2020” begins a review by Jer at Sleeping Bag Studios. FCAF’s self-titled debut album is a meld of different styles of alternative rock, occasionally slipping into Southern Rock, Beat Jazz and Power Pop while still holding a distinct and original sound. Filled with songs that are melody infused, this album swings from nostalgic to down and dirty, paying homage to classic rock albums of the past. Forest City & Friends self-titled album hits all the spots of your

ALVMNII Drop “NEW WORLD ORDER” Video!

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KEYE KATCHER – A MIXTURE OF EILISH, AGUILERA AND SAM SMITH

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BentleyRecords Signing Liber Electro are back with their long-awaited album “Fuel”!

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Pete Vagabond – “Without You” (feat. Kireina Michan) – effortless expanding synths and elegant uplifting vocals

Using an assortment of DAWs since childhood, Pete Vagabond has been making music for many years. Only recently did he decide to share my music. Inspired by what’s trending, combined with the sound of the 90’s, Vagabond makes electronic music, mostly with a definite progressive house twist. His latest single is “Without You” (feat. Kireina Michan). With an element old school candor, the best part of Pete Vagabond’s production is its uncanny ability to grow on you, stick in your head and stay there to the point that you just might find yourself humming the melody or bassline in the

On “Variations” June O owns his style and the environment he thrusts the listener into

June O aka Michael O’Connor, is a 17 year old Colombian/American from Texas. By shining light on his artistic prowess, his EP project “Variations” allows the performer to prove himself as both a singer and rapper. Here he provides various musical experiences for listeners as he moves from rap to rock soundscapes. June O steps outside of his comfort zone, and outside of the box as he experiments with different flows. The addition of alternative styles is a positive step for any upcoming musician’s career. The presence of these stylistic changes on the EP makes a statement that features and

MINOH – “The Witness” – The grit-filled production is near flawless

Jamin Oh (guitar, vocals) and Frank Strozyk (drums) first met in the 5th grade. They then played together in a metal hardcore band called The Bierfront. Twenty years later, the Korean classical guitarist and the German geology professor met again and started to write songs as a side project which in 2019 officially became MINOH. The Asian progressive post-rock duo are currently working on their debut EP, set for release in October 2020. In the meantime they have dropped the stunning single and accompanying video, “The Witness”, which addresses the increasingly dystopian state of the world. MINOH is anything but

Strangers Of Necessity – “Abundance” – dripping with jazzy soul!

Every once in a while, there comes a track that arrives out of the left field and takes people by surprise. One that can prematurely declared an instant classic and actually lives up to the title. I love all types of music, but my taste is irrelevant. What is relevant is the fact that the single, “Abundance” by Midwest duo Strangers Of Necessity, will be considered great years from now. The track speaks to a generation of people struggling to prosper and find harmony, in a confusing, stressful modern environment. The duo bring forth their mindset and experiences, with immaculate flow

Katrell The Phenomenal: “Bea’s Lude II” – a beat and rhythmic style that makes you want to listen to it over and over again!

Katrell The Phenomenal is back with another blazing hip-hop track, entitled “Bea’s Lude II”, built upon a R&B production by Tone Jonez, who also sings the amazingly soulful hook, while the recording and engineering was handled by DoomGotBeats. This track is everything that today’s music is missing. It’s well-written, beautifully crafted and timeless. Katrell has always kept his artistic integrity in every single or album he has released in his career. “Bea’s Lude II” is an incredible master stroke of pure musical genius. Katrell The Phenomenal has infused a much needed jolt of hope into R&B and Hip-hop blended music with this stellar track.

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Melodically plush, “Bea’s Lude II” is so smooth that I almost slipped into a pure hypnosis listening to this incredible track. It is soulful and superior to most anything else on the radio right now. Katrell The Phenomenal has an incredible grasp on what his sound should feel like. My admiration for his music may make my opinion slightly biased towards his releases, but everyone that listens to him cannot deny the fact that he is gifted at what he does. Katrell has grown musically within his long career and the growth has made him a better artist because of it. The song is poignant and touching with a beat and rhythmic style that makes you want to listen to it over and over again.

If you can appreciate mature hip-hop with quality beats, a sophisticated sound, and inventive lyrics, then you need this “Bea’s Lude II” in your life. I sincerely appreciate this track because I love the depth and growth that this man is showing. Hip Hop should be about progression of expression. There’s more to life than running the streets, hustling in the streets, etc. Katrell The Phenomenal’s life has evolved and naturally his lyrics reflects that. Katrell truly displays why he is one of the best underground lyricists in the game; check out the lyricism, wordplay, rhymes, what and how he raps it, the wit and flawless flow). He also shows on “Bea’s Lude II” that he’s one of the best at picking producers for tracks that excellently match his flow.

Katrell The Phenomenal

Katrell The Phenomenal

If you are a fan of any Katrell The Phenomenal single or album, you will enjoy this track. It does a nice job of recreating and collaborating classic R&B with hip-hop. The production is top quality as always and Katrell does his job by showing off his charismatic flow and lyrical mastery. He once again shows that he can create classic songs that anyone would like.

About: Katrell Antonio Platt aka Katrell The Phenomenal, the eldest son of a member of the NC A&T University Alumni / Marching Band and band director, was born in Mount Vernon, New York but as an infant was relocated to, and raised in Mullins, South Carolina. Surrounded by family and music, this is where his concrete work ethic was instilled and the “adapt to overcome” foundation began, as well as some of his darkest times of life. Raised in a single parent home and pretty tight knit community, Katrell gives the biggest credit to the greater ancestors of his family, that he had the honor to encounter.

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