DopeAMean – “Blue Faces” – There are plenty of highlights to be raved about!

DopeAMean born Josephis Wade, started rapping in 2004 with a rap group formerly known as Y.B.E. (Young Black Entrepreneurs). A decorated US Army Veteran, Wade was born in Columbus Georgia USA, to Lisa Denise Ceesay Pollard – a single mother. Raised in Metro-Atlanta, Ga and Auburn, Al, DopeAMean currently resides in Denver, and is the proud owner of the record label, Every-Thing Dope LLC. His latest project is 14 track album, “Blue Faces”. It’s enthralling on a sonic level, and the rapper keeps up lyrically, his flow more than malleable enough to fit with any groove put forward. It is

Frado180 – an instrumental artist and aspiring Hip hop producer from New York City, NY

Starting out as a passionate hip-hip DJ at the age of 15, Frado180 worked hard at the local gas station in order to own his first Turntable. And he never had to look back as a local group 2 in Room with hit single “Wiggle it” fame soon discovered his talent and helped him produce his first demo. At that moment his propulsive force of music truly began to take shape by its zig-zagging through genres, settling on moments of analogue clarity as well as digital refraction. Frado180 got his first real break when he landed a gig at a

Nachamuni – “Deep Down” a total floor filler with an infectious groove!

“Deep Down” is the new EDM single from electronic music producer Nachamuni, who is based in Vienna Austria. The track extends the reach of his signature sound. Most significantly, the Deep House track showcases a shift toward the high-minded, super-precise catchy pop production vibe of most modern electronic producers. The growling basslines have the potential to draw law enforcement officers to your doorstep, depending on the decibel level and kindness of your neighbors. Its structure dominates the landscape with both breathtaking impact and precision. The track refuses to recycle an old beat, gradually building from a melodic and soulful vocal

Alysha Releases Official Video for “David Attenborough”

A bit over a month ago, London born Alysha, a 17 year old teen with enormous talent as a singer and songwriter, would have probably not imagined for her career to catapult in such a sort of magical way. Every artist, before they begin their road to stardom and even throughout, always dream all they want to do to achieve their goals. We hear many stories of singers that were many times turned down by the industry, one that said industry sometimes gets a tough reality check, when they realize that the artist is now a superstar (on a different

Matthew Schultz x Gyptian Present ‘Turn Me Up’

Multi-Talented U.S. artist, Matthew Schultz unveils his latest crossover cut, ‘Turn Me Up’ – a fire collaboration with revered Reggae-Dancehall singer Gyptian. Matthew Schultz and Gyptian touch down with a standout reggae-influenced dance track featuring hypnotic synths & punchy percussion. Coupled with a languid, chilled out dance vibe and mesmeric rhythms – ‘Turn Me Up’ is the perfect song for radio, streaming & dance floors alike. Along with a remix from X-Change – the single is positioned for a whole host of love worldwide. Matthew Schultz is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, singer and performer who started out playing guitar in Chris

“1969” is the new Single and Video by THE FUZES

“1969” is a brand new single by the Swedish based band, The Fuzes. The track elaborates on historical events that took place in the USA that year. The song features Martin Dagger Granhage (Guitars, Bass, Lead Vocals) who is also the producer. Nathanaël Bartolo is on Drums. The Fuzes have 3 albums under their belts, which includes “Moving On”(2004), “In From The Shadows” (2005) and “Shake Your Body” (2006). Their latest work, is the group’s first recording in 12 years.  Visit The Fuzes website here: http://www.thefuzes.net/ Check out the past albums here: Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/album/shake-your-body/163988247 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/sv/track/70066783 You Tube: https://youtu.be/IXaI6dyjtvI Check the band

Grammy Award-Winning Guitarist, Songwriter, and Best-Selling Author Chris Perez Releases New Hot Sauce Brand!

Chris Perez, husband to the late superstar, Selena, dubbed the ‘Queen of Tejano music,’ will release his custom “Perez Pepper Sauce” starting Saturday, November 16th. The small-batch sauce will be available online at CaJohns.com and at select locations where Perez will make personal appearances to offer on-site demonstrations to fans and customers. “My love for spicy food began as a young child when I accidentally ate a Mexican chili pepper,” recalls Chris. “I guess you could say that’s when I had my jalapeno popped,” laughs Perez. A scene from the 1997 biopic “Selena: The Movie” (portrayed by mega-star Jennifer Lopez) showcases Chris’s (played by actor Jon Seda)

Kambiz Mirzaei – “The Lost Ambient” – a dominating melodic mellowness behind a rising wave of dynamic, ascending energy.

The Toronto based composer, Kambiz Mirzaei, has navigated between two musical cultures: from authentic transcendental Middle Eastern melodies to North American flavored ambient, electronic and orchestral arrangements. His collaboration with Jamshid Andalibi in 1999 initiated an alternative approach to traditional use of the folk instrument, Ney, in modern compositions. If you’re looking for an instrumental record that explores cross-culture electronic and ambient themes cohesively, look no further than the album – “The Lost Ambient” by Kambiz Mirzaei. I am astounded that Mirzaei isn’t talked about more often, because there is so much innovation in his compositions and production that it’s

Axl & Arth – Rising Up with “Triumphant”

After a short hiatus the Stockholm based-producer duo are back with new mature sound, having teamed up with singer Dustin Paul for their collaboration Triumphant.  Axl & Arth have been releasing music consistently since their debut single in 2015 and going through their track list on Spotify you quickly get the idea that the duo likes to experiment with genres, mash them together and never corner themselves. “Well, we don’t want to be typecasted I suppose,” says Axl. “We like to just create whatever feels right at a given moment and what inspires us differs from one day to another.

Sublimerent – “Circular Emotion” – intense dynamism, amazing instrumentation and complex song structures

The progressive metal band Sublimerent from Berlin, Germany, was formed in late 2018, and consists of Álvaro (Drums), Jerome (Guitar), Luce (Vocals) and Martin (Bass). Their latest recorded work, is the 3 track conceptual EP, entitled “Circular Emotion”, which was mixed and mastered by Mendel (ex-Aborted, Oracles, System Divide). So, what is the glue that makes this recording stick together? What are you supposed to feel when you’re listening to “Circular Emotion”? The driving themes behind the EP is alluded to in the song titles themselves – “Perception”, “Sentiment” and “Singularity”. Each discussing the existential weight of its own meaning

Erin Gannon Simms: “Bitter Red” – infectiously well-crafted and powerful!

UK born singer-songwriter Erin Gannon Simms’ road of determination has yielded a successful recording career that has seen a host of publishing deals, scores of radio play on stations across the world, co-writes with well-known hit writers. Her songs cracked the Top 10 on web radio UK Broadjam on three occasions and Simms has also been honored as ‘Songwriter of the Month’ by Indie Isles Magazine. Born in Newport, South Wales, UK, Erin cites her Belfast-born father, who once played bass in a band alongside Van Morrison, as having a profound influence on her foray into music. Erin’s mother has always been her biggest fan as well.

Erin Gannon Simms

Erin Gannon Simms

Erin Gannon Simms began writing songs at the age of 11, by 14 she had joined her first band, and at the age of 17 she had already received a call from an A&R executive at Sony Records London. Erin’s artistic responsibility and passion for working with others has also allowed her to collaborate with Canadian songwriter and manager T.J. Way. The pair has worked on such projects as the four-song album, entitled “Angels All Around Us”, where proceeds are donated to support children’s battle with leukemia.

In addition, Erin writes with Platinum songwriter Terry Silverlight, and is also working on songs with Grammy nominated producer, Corey MacFadyen. And if all that sounds like a bucketful of commitments, consider that, the multi-charting Erin, also finds the time to be a singing teacher and vocal coach, having graduated from VIDLA Singing School.

Erin, whose style crosses through many genres, is presently promoting a few of her already recorded songs to appear on her up and coming brand new album, “Bitter Red”, which is a mix of country, rock, and pop, with touch of blues. This is going to be a fantastic album; I love the concept behind it and the fresh, crossover sounds, Erin implements throughout the entire album. As is always the case with her releases, every single song is lyrically captivating and very relatable.

Each song really does tell an invigorating, powerful story, which hits you every time you hear them, often times opening up a line or stanza you didn’t think much about before but heard this time around and provokes some thoughts that you kind of overlooked before hearing Erin’s originality of songs chosen for her album presently in the works. I love that about her.

Adopt The World cover artwork

Adopt The World cover artwork

Erin Gannon Simms has an incredible gift for songwriting, which only gets better and stronger with each release. I love the complexity behind her songs and really admire Erin for the integrity she brings about in all she does, but specifically when it comes to recording. On “Bitter Red” Erin sounds absolutely at the top of her game and it’s her superlative vocals that help you become a part of the song and a part of the story. Just in listening to her perfectly placed inflections, timbre, and her vocal range, you are immediately transported into the core of the song. She sets the perfect tone of the story in all her songs, through the sheer depth of emotion she uses to navigate us all through her stories.

Erin takes on a whole different persona in each and every song on “Bitter Red”, making them all individual and unique journeys, life lessons, victories, tragedies or messages of hope and inspiration that we all need to hear. Moreover, throughout the 5-tracks already chosen to appear on album, I love how down-to-earth and authentic Erin is. This is mainly due to the fact that she is committed to being real, along with her desire to connect with, relate to, comfort, reassure, and uplift her fans on every performance. This attitude shines through brilliantly in every song she does – she’s authentic and consistent.

Erin Gannon Simms

Erin Gannon Simms

From track one, “Live n’ Let Loose”, written in collaboration with T.J.Way, she continues to outdo herself as she raises the bar higher and higher for herself with each subsequent song. The track is a fierce catchy jam that you just want to sing at the top of your lungs at every repeating chorus, as Erin sings: You gotta live and let loose, you’ve gotta be free. It’s up to you to choose who you wanna be…” And the roller-coaster ride continues on the upbeat “Kiss Vs Coffee”, where Erin so sweetly expresses love in an understated way, with just a slight aftertaste of doubt. The piano-driven ballad, “Only When it Rains” is so infectiously well-crafted and powerful I cannot get it out of my head! Erin’s vocals search and soar so much during the bridge and chorus that it brought Goosebumps to the back of my neck.

Erin’s storytelling ability and the quality of her voice continues to excel on the down-tempo acoustic strumming of “Being Here With You”, as she switches constantly, between her heart wrenching falsetto tones. “I am the sun burning your eyes / I’m your shade / I’m the devil playing with your pride / I’m your saint / Sleep close with your eyes open wide / and if you stay another night / you’ll love…..me”, forms part of the track, “Sun In Your Eyes”, which closes the already selected chosen songs for her album, and perfectly sums up just why we should adore Erin Gannon Simms. Her songs are both edgy and romantic; she’s a classy lady with a pure raw talent!

Erin’s New Single “Adopt the world”, Released By The Soul Touchers, is available via:  ITUNESAMAZONCDBABY

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