Andrew Southworth: ‘Open your Eyes’ features organic sounds fused with modern electronic elements

As part of his 2019 journey releasing new tracks every 2-4 weeks, on March 7th Andrew Southworth released his new Chillwave inspired single ‘Open your Eyes’. Featuring organic sounds fused with modern electronic elements, and beautiful spoken word female vocals, ‘Open Your Eyes’ is a track any fans of Odesza, Porter Robinson, blckbrn and more won’t want to miss. The single is available worldwide on all major digital music distribution platforms. BIO Massachusetts based music producer Andrew Southworth is most known for his YouTube channel where he teaches metal vocal lessons, runs sound design experiments, and reviews music gear. In

Digital Gringo: “Project Mayhem” cannot be described as anything less than brilliant!

Right of the cuff, two things caught my attention about Modesto, California creative, Digital Gringo. Firstly, his biography reads: “Digital Gringo is a rapper that raps”. And secondly, how many rappers do you know that rhyme perfectly to the funky beat foundation of Earth Wind & Fire’s “Let’s Groove”? But my enchantment with this atypical rapper didn’t stop there, while listening to his aptly named 12 track album – “Project Mayhem”. In fact, as a description, ‘mayhem’ may actually be an understatement once you’ve run through the entirety of this recording. The tones and moods on this album run from

Omar Bowing: “Women” – the expansive arrangement gives it a progressive bent

Omar Bowing is an independent musician and songwriter located in Austin, Tx. Omar who plays the guitar and guitarviol works with a revolving group of musicians to bring his songs to life. In particular he often collaborates with Tyson Yen, who has lent his voice to almost all of Bowing’s tracks. Omar Bowing’s latest musical creation is simply entitled “Women”. Though mirroring the endeavors of history-making females, the track intends to be a respectful tribute to women in general – from mothers to wives, and sisters to nieces, daughters, friends and co-workers, etc. And in fact the track releases on

Glocck Vee: “IDGF ABOUT YO HITTAS” delivers sharp, telescopic views

Glocck Vee, is an American rap artist from Albuquerque, NM. He has overcome adversity in his childhood and now makes music about his experiences.  His latest single “IDGF ABOUT YO HITTAS” features Mike Beezy Bad Azz, a recording artist, and engineer. Glocck Vee currently works with Juelz Santana, Big Trill, And Maino, and has also collaborated with Mr.Pookie from Dallas TX, Stoney Crook Records. This is a track driven by reactionary outbursts of authenticity and real hip-hop. It’s a robust and dynamic project. Glocck Vee is pure, and, arguably, blunt. His latest single loads several compelling rounds of rage. And

The Jon Johns: “Road Trip Mixtape” – an adventurous attitude!

The Jon Johns are a duo of musicians/producers who have been making music together since 2018. Their music binds the past and the present together into a harmonious sound with musical influences from the 60’s to now. One-hundred-percent independent, the Jon Johns do everything from writing, playing, recording, producing, mixing and releasing their own music. They currently have their 9 track “Road Trip Mixtape” out now. Within minutes of the mixtape kicking into life, this supremely confident recording suggests a band at the peak of their powers, occupying their own orbit. It starts with “Make My Day”, a vast, expansive

Marcela Iglesias: “Human Doll” (feat. Eric ‘Well Written’ McCoy) – fun, bouncy and all around enjoyable

Love it or hate it, you cannot deny that Plastics of Hollywood are gaining traction and making serious waves in the entertainment industry. Spearheaded by Los Angeles, California, Talent manager and producer Marcela Iglesias, the community of plastic surgery enthusiasts are spreading their reach into the film, TV and music spheres. From Ken dolls to Jessica Rabbit and Britney Spears lookalikes Plastics of Hollywood have spent millions of dollars on surgery and aesthetic procedures altering and adapting their looks. Their aim is to simply feel happy and fulfilled in bodies they adore. By the very nature of its scope Plastics

Interview with Californian band City Kings

City Kings is an alternative rock band from Chino, California. Though mainly known for playing heavier hard rock sounding tunes, the band has a very versatile array of musical knowledge. They perform acoustic and softer renditions of their songs on streets of the Inland Empire, or original versions of songs on stages in local venues. The three-piece collective is made up of Chris, Adrian and Ruben. How and when did the City Kings project start and who are the collaborators involved? Christian Blankenship (City Kings): City Kings was basically started on Craigslist! I met our singer and guitarist Adrian after

Midas Well: “3am”- moments of pure body-high pleasure

Midas Well is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist currently residing in Austin, Texas. His album “Golden Rule” is coming soon to all streaming platforms via Jurnt Entertainment, along with his single “3am”. Midas raises the stakes in this stunning narrative. In lesser hands, all this creative weight could feel leaden. But Midas proves himself to be a craftsman, and gets the job done. Midas Well is a great musical artist and his new single shows that in a beautiful showcase of music.  “Golden Rule” is an album with a generous helping of highlights, not least because of Midas’ enviable vocal

DJ Raw B & Luke Sick: “Head Chucka” – a panoply of mic and beat making skills

DJ Raw B & Luke Sick are a hip-hop duo from the Bay Area. Their friendship grew into a partnership that led to collaborations on past tracks and projects. An album had been a goal for the duo, and that dream has finally been realized with “Born Illness”, an eight track LP that’s currently available on all music platforms. The album was produced via a digital collaboration between DJ Raw B and Luke that spanned the course of a year. This release shows a rapper and a beat maker who prove that they are not going anywhere soon. Both unwrap

Sevy Campos: “Thirsty” ft. Samuel Wallace – a Pop-EDM crossover flavor

Born in Arles, Southern France, Sevy Campos began to sing and play guitar at a very early age with the desire to follow in the footsteps of the famous Gipsy Kings, who are from his hometown. During his teen years Sevy across all of Europe, and lived in the UK for 5 years He then returned to France before going to Germany. His song “Thirsty” ft. Samuel Wallace, has been aired on MTV, and is currently play-listed on more than 160 radio and TV channels around the globe. Currently preparing his upcoming album, Sevy Campos is also planning to announce

A.M.G Presents: C.O.K – InFamy (A Date Which Will Live In InFamy) – melodic and triumphant!

Cash Out Keyz, the co-founder of ‘International Grinding Boyz’ (I.G.B) now known as ‘Ambition Musik Group’ (AMG) debuted in 2006 with Young Jr. (Josh Reynolds) on a tracked titled “Fist Full Of Dollars”. Since then Cash Out Keyz has never looked back, continuing his venture as an unsigned independent artist, and making headway into the industry. He has opened up for Lil Wayne, Ying Yang Twins, S.A.S from Dipset Eurogang, and many more. Born December 9, Marquis Wright, better known by his stage name Cash Out Keyz, as well as by his alter ego C.O.K, is a American hip hop artist from Brem City (Bremerton), Washington, who is making his presence felt in the industry. After his critically acclaimed project Draft Day “My Fellow Americans It Is Time To Hear Me”, Cash Out Keyz is back with another hard-hitting album – “A.M.G Presents: C.O.K – InFamy (A Date Which Will Live In InFamy)” produced by Hit Valley Studios.

Cash Out Keyz

Cash Out Keyz

The album begins with the mellow and heavenly intro – “Infamy Intro (GOD)”, which moves into the smooth flowing “L.O.E (Loyalty Over Everything)”. With ominous strings and a fierce snare to back him on “Path 2 Riches”, Cash Out Keyz makes it clear that he is not your average “hot-for-a-minute” rapper. A melodic and triumphantly sung hook makes it clear that he’s in this business to touch people’s lives. “See Me Make It” once again use the strings to great effect, and the layered voices blend perfectly with the production, adding a whole new dimension to the song. The lyrics are my favorite part, however. It tells a story of people driving themselves crazy hating on C.O.K.

Swing My Way” is a classic tale of love done over a spicy, dreamy, and spacy R&B production. The vocals play like a rhyme tag team to a great, energetic effect. In the realm of rappers trying to be hard and having nothing but disrespect for women out there. It’s really heartening to see C.O.K come along and kick that trend to the side and give the respect as it is due. “Make It Work” takes it to another level speaking on how you’ve got to be ‘in it to win it’ and you have to put your soul in what you do if you want to succeed and make things work.

Cash Out Keyz

Cash Out Keyz

At a time when rappers are in the business just for the money and now that BET has become an even wackier version of MTV, and YouTube is inundated with fake viewers, it’s nice to hear a refreshing and positive album from a lyricist who truly has love for the game. The album has great production throughout and Cash Out Keyz’ rhymes are incredible. Almost everything that he says on this album is quotable, whether it is extremely deep or simply humorous. Yet at the same time he doesn’t lose any Top 40 catchiness, which is evident on ear-candy such as “You Don’t Have To” and “Hood On Fire” ft. Alex J.

However, “InFamy (A Date Which Will Live In InFamy)” above all, proves without question what Hip-Hop is, and can still be, amidst songs out there today that get major airtime, but will be distant memories less than a year from now. It seems like Cash Out Keyz’ left the best for the last, as standout tracks such as “Made For It”, “Blow Your Mind” ft. SpaceMan Stuw & Jai Gee, “Bad Guy” ft. Clay Prime and Change Gone Come are a wonderfully crafted blend of conscious lyrics, great beats, superb samples and outstanding creativity.

The intro on this album sets the tone for you to clear your mind and mellow out, but once the second song hits, you know you’re in for something. Thank You C.O.K., now we know that Hip-Hop isn’t completely dead!

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