THE RIFT: “Rock Narcotic”shows off some impressive performance abilities

Los Angeles hard rock trio THE RIFT is made up of brothers Aris Anagnos (Vocals, Guitar), John Anagnos (Bass) and Ovais Malik (Drums). Since forming in 2009, they have played alongside the likes of Exodus, Yngwie Malmsteen, The Misfits, among others. Their 2016 full-length debut “INVENTIONS” caught the attention of the media, industry insiders and radio stations, as well as Grammy winning producer Brandon Friesen who has worked with Alice in Chains and Nickelback . Now 2017 sees the band release their brand new single “Rock Narcotic”, which is music on THE RIFT own terms, and really, that’s all you

LeeSon Bryce: “The Proelium EP” – some of the most diverse talent around this genre

Briceson Lee, artistically known as LeeSon Bryce, was born in Kansas City, MO and raised in Lee Summit, MO (south of Kansas City). First as a drummer for his church since the age of 12, then as a college graduate, manager, and an affiliate owner of a nutrition company LeeSon has always been influenced by music. Now at 23, he is adamant in pursuing what has always been his true passion. Teaming up with other local artists and DJs such as Oblivinatti and Buck, LeeSon Bryce sets out to prove himself in the music industry. The first challenge comes from

MusicMegaBox.net – Listen To Music In Your Own Language!

It is always comforting to see that the website you just accessed is available in your language. Well, MusicMegaBox.net (you can read more about this music service here) is proud to release its French and German versions. While it may not be a problem to look for the music you like in English, which is a universal language, used on every website available on the Internet, using your own language means accessing a greater variety of details. You will know the meaning of every word on the website and you will certainly find what you’re looking for a lot faster.

Liquid Lunch: “Sketches 2 Seed” – an infectious and smoldering staple

Ken Eagle and Michele Akers discovered each other’s musical abilities after meeting at a dance in May 2014 and formed a duo in late October of the same year. They booked their first gig a month later…prior to having any material ready, and were forced to burn the midnight candle before successfully completing the gig with a 40 song repertoire. The duo, Liquid Lunch has now played in excess of 200 Gigs, performing at more than 50 different venues and travelling in excess of 160,000kms across the state of South Australia. Through it all Eagle and Akers, now bring to

DabriaLive Records Presents the heart and soul singer Anette Mendoza

Anette Mendoza, one of the original members of the Dabria duet which originated in 2011, has performed by request in various places such as Japan, Korea, UAE, and Indonesia among others establishing a solid reputation as a singer and performer. Anette, who started singing when she was 5, has also recorded the song, “I will do anything for love”, with Philippine artist – and first ‘Pilipinas Got Talent’ winner – Jovit Baldivino. Inspired by her late father, who himself was an excellent singer, Anette decided to sing professionally at the tender age of 7, starting out with covers by artists

KonQuestNow: “NOP (No One’s Perfect)” ft. STP & J.Morgan – an assemblage of uncanny language

The preconceived notions of what a KonQuestNow (VerseBorn & Wreck The Rebel) track is going to be like are plentiful well before you even press play. This has been a boon to their career, in what has become a viral habit of either hating or loving something based almost solely on your own personal internet culture and what your daily feed prompts you to feel about a certain subject. The collective’s name has become synonymous with great lyrics, superb beats, and originality. On their latest track “NOP (No One’s Perfect)”,  produced by Wreck The Rebel, featuring  STP & J.Morgan,  KonQuestNow

Enzo Sprigg: “Cosmic Bipolar Nebula” – therapeutic and cathartic

Enzo Sprigg is a creative electronic singer-songwriter, as well as a visual artist who illustrates his own album covers, creates the costumes in his videos and has even hand drawn and animated videos for his songs. Sprigg has just recently thrown down his therapeutic and cathartic 12-track “Cosmic Bipolar Nebula”, his third album. It’s with his continued freedom and internal exploration that Enzo Sprigg returns with a new recording, while showing a mature growth from his earlier releases. The album opens with “Raygun Love Transmission”, a beautifully sewn together song with distorted instrumentals and yearning vocals that create luscious textures

Stori Brooks: “Parachutes” – a potential for greatness

Stori Brooks has been a lot of things in her career: producer, poet, conflicted rapper, scenic storyteller. While her versatility keeps her afloat, it’s tough to get a bead on exactly who Brooks is and what she stands for—is she the conscious backpacker or the straight-talking street girl? She embodies the urban alternative, and she’s working on an album, to be entitled, “EVERYTHING IS GR8”, that offers her full narrative. The first single, “Parachutes”, taken off the upcoming album offers insight into her essence, finding the rapper at her most reflective. Maybe she’s assessing her current status and how she

Samantha Bouquin: “Contemplations on Solitude and Strings” – highly expressive

Connoisseurs of experimental or avant-garde chamber music may already know of Samantha Bouquin’s inventive and entrancing sounds. This is music of great integrity, startling vitality, and striking originality, yet it is virtually unknown outside the cult following that has appreciated these ingenious compositions. A cross between homespun classical populism and the sophisticated experimentation of the avant-garde, Bouquin’s music follows in the iconoclastic tradition of forward thinking composers, but with its own frank expression, exuberance, and wayward charm; yet it is also accessible to the casual listener in the directness of its material and the clarity of its techniques, no matter

My Silent Bravery: “Got it Going On” – a strong hook, and a nagging melody

“Got it Going On” is the latest single from My Silent Bravery and is the first track taken from the highly anticipated album “Willing to Try”. The song was featured on XM Sirius Satellite radio station XM The Pulse on Train Tracks with Pat Monahan, while the video premiered via the Huffington Post. Co-written and produced by Jim McGorman (Gwen Stefani, Avril Levine, Poison) the album features 12 tracks and will be released in 3 separate Eps over the next year. My Silent Bravery is the moniker used by Matthew Wade, and is meant to symbolize “persistence, perseverance and inner

Wolvo: “Nothin Right” ft. DAYVID – towards the pop realm of charting electronica

“Nothin Right” by Wolvo is a massive pop dance banger with singer DAYVID on vocals. The lyrics as well as the melodic voice have quite an eclectic effect against the backdrop of the growling synths. DAYVID sings like an instrument, and adds an extra dimension to the heavy percussion and exotic tinkling keys. There’s romance, evocativeness, space, and longing. You can hear it as DAYVID sings “Ain’t nothing right without you” in the chorus section. It’s the one line that’s clearly repeated in the song to create a hook-like attraction.

Wolvo here, is stepping between the vastly popular tropical house music sounds, and some dupstep influences while heading headlong towards the pop realm of charting electronica, albeit in a unique way. In a genre that’s cluttered with so many similar dance numbers and techno tunes, Wolvo will be capturing momentum through his dynamic range of pop groove vibes on this track. “Nothin Right” will take listeners on a euphoric and melodic journey in under four minutes.

Instrumentally speaking, for the majority of the track Wolvo keeps it flowing with intense percussion and an insistent bass line.  His arrangement never stops in any one place, as it continually evolves. The vocals then connect the listener into the minds of so many people who miss someone in their lives.

The more this song is listened to, the more it will intoxicate the listener.  Notwithstanding its high percussive and rhythmic intensity, “Nothin Right” uncannily also has an atmosphere of relaxation which is felt in the undercurrents of the song.

There can be no denying of course that besides Wolvo’s gorgeously layered production, this is a very vocal-focused song. As is most of the electronica that attempts to enter the mainstream pop arena, for all the brilliant electronic arranging, if the vocals don’t hook the masses of average radio listeners, the song has no chance. Hence all producers are usually running around trying to find the best vocal talent they can to their songs the lustra they think it deserves.

Many producers opt for the coy female vocals, which for some reason is easier on the ears of radio listeners. To equal the impact from a male vocal viewpoint, you need a voice that is totally outstanding. Luckily Wolvo found it in DAYVID, to complete his winning electro-pop formula.

MORE ABOUT THE ARTISTS:

DAYVID

DAYVID is a 19-year old singer and songwriter. He was born in San Diego and has lived his entire life in Southern California where he enjoys the mild weather and outdoor activities at nearby beaches, mountains, and desert. He began writing music at age 14, and started commuting to Los Angeles soon after to work songwriters and producers. Shortly after his 18th birthday, he moved to Los Angeles to focus on achieving his music ambitions. He spent 2016 writing and shaping his EP. His first single and debut EP will be released in Spring, 2017. Twitter: @OfficialDAYVID Instagram: @OfficialDAYVID Manager Contact: Ravi Kumar dayvidmgmt@gmail.com

Wolvo is an Artist, Songwriter and Producer from England, UK now living in L.A here on a 0-1 visa for extraordinary talent in field of music. Aged 29 and with a love of helping others, a deep passion for music and spreading peace and love around the world. He has affiliations with labels and publishers such as Warner/Chappell, Sony/ATV,Redbull Publishing, Rocnation,Pulse, labels such as CapitolRecords, Sony Music, Atlantic, Epic and RCA. Wolvo has collaborations with JLS (RCA & EPIC), Nathaniel Willemse (SONY MUSIC AUS), Jason Derulo (Warner Bros & Beluga Heights), Kylie Minogue (Paralaphone & EMI), Keisza (Island Records), Labrinth (Syco & Sony) MAGIC! (Sony Music), an many more to his name.

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