Free From Gravity: “Step Into The Sunlight” – a unique and definitive identity

I’m not sure about how much a mature, well-oiled and well-travelled band can improve or grow artistically and technically, but this is exactly what UK band, Free From Gravity, have achieved on the brand new album “Step Into The Sunlight”. With this album, the band still uses catchy music and ear worm melodies, only this time to deliver more complex and profound ideas. Led by founder and front man Vince Barnes, and completed by Philip Estell (Drummer), Urszula Filipowicz (Keyboards/Backing Vocals), Roger Cooper (Lead Guitar) and Andy Stratford (Bass Guitar), the band has a knack for combining dark lyrics and light melodies, while the soundscapes move between dreamy pop

Close up with Rocker Rick Shaffer

Prolific recording rock artist, Rick Shaffer, is a founding member of the Philadelphia band, The Reds©, whose first self-titled album on A&M records, was produced by David Kershenbaum. It highlighted a blend of Rick Shaffer’s guitar and Bruce Cohen’s keyboards. The album was supported with live appearances with The Police, Joe Jackson, Blondie, The Ramones, The Psychedelic Furs, and Public Image. Shaffer has also done plenty of studio work and features on the Marianne Faithfull album (Island); Hilly Kristal’s, “Mad Mordechai” (Stereo Society); Peter Murphy’s, “Holy Smoke” (Beggars Banquet/BMG); and Marc Almond’s, “Fantastic Star” (Some Bizarre/Mercury); as well as writing, producing and

All Atomic: “Destinate To Radiate” harnesses its wild dynamics gloriously

Bristol, England’s All Atomic brings a variety of styles to his new EP – his second release for Pink Dolphin Music. “Destinate To Radiate” covers all varieties of electro music and shows a progression from his label debut earlier in 2017 “???? (Track With No Name)”. Everything is extremely well produced and fits together like pieces in a puzzle. It’s also incredibly diverse, but not all over the place. Songs jump from standard electronic tunes to blaring club bangers and glassy-eyed soundtrack-styled compositions at the drop of a hat. It sounds exactly like a collaboration effort by diverse producers…except it’s

Henry Metal: “Metal O’Clock” – an absolutely brilliant hard rock recording

Henry Metal debuted in late March of 2017 with the release of 2 singles which was then followed by the albums; “So It Hath Begun”,   “Wizard Vs Demon” and  “The Maestro Abides”. “Metal O’Clock” is Henry’s fourth collective offering is again an extremely engaging, epic and anthemic recording which never loses its caustic tongue-in- cheek, confrontational edge as it  investigates government ineptitude, consumerism, drug abuse and cosmetic surgery, as well as and pays homage to the Swedish Viking gods Odin and Freyja. Henry Metal is, to put it simply, stunning. His singing is melodic, yet has just enough grit and low

The Bach and Beethoven Ensemble’s CHICAGO STORIES Project – October 14/15

The Bach and Beethoven Ensemble’s CHICAGO STORIES Project brings the city to life on a personal level through new music written by Chicagoans, with and about Chicagoans and Chicago communities. Through Chicago Stories, the audience learns about the Alvarez Brothers and their renaissance efforts to revive the Pilsen Latin jazz scene. They are then taken on a journey through the harrowing escape of members of the Assyrian immigrant community, who finally found refuge in the neighborhoods of Rogers Park and Lincolnwood. Finally, they scale the wall along with a group of minority women in executive leadership roles who crushed their

Vizualye: “Hunger Games” ft J Schick – delivering wordplay lined with context

Vizualye, born Rajaee Grey presides over his tunes with an old world grace and steely strength that feels oddly calming in these uniquely turbulent times. Given how unorthodox 2017 has been and how much more unorthodox things are going to get, we need someone who has been fighting for a while to tell us the importance of continuing to fight. The rapper knows his duty to educate and inspire the public, and “Hunger Games” feat J Schick is one of his best records since his debut release. The record is produced by Taye Legend, and is steeped in a muscular, economical

Boostman Family: “I’ll Be There For You” – tricks pulled from the very catchy electro-pop toolbox

The electro/pop band Boostman Family, founded in 2012, is composed of different artists from the same family, of which Amy and David are the visible part. David Boostman sings, plays keyboards and drums, as well as being the band’s producer. David has been an arranger for big names in France and has composed movie soundtracks played in European theaters and on TV shows. He speaks fluently English, French and German. Daughter, Amy Boostman, sings, plays the guitar, and also shares in writing some of the band’s music and lyrics. Uncle Jo Flash comes from the European underground electro scene and

Sunerian: “I’m Not Worried” – genuine emotion, and positive energy abounds here

Singapore- based EDM Producer Sunerian, who has a preference for Tropical House and Chill Music, has released his 3 track EP entitled “I’m Not Worried”. Sunerian’s EP doesn’t fit the old overnight success adage, which is all for the better—he prefers his bright, electronic melodies drenched in sunlight. Brimming with sun-kissed flavors, the recording hinges on spring-break nostalgia for glistening bronze skin, sand snug between the toes, and young love and lust. It is the perfect September soundtrack for those clinging to the final scraps of summertime. When done right, an artist can invoke nostalgia without losing their purpose or

Emilio Crixell & Border Soul: “Music People” – exploring all of the possibilities within musical hypnotism

There is an essence of allure that exudes from the content of “Music People”, the new 11 track album by Emilio Crixell & Border Soul. The music is jubilant, with a mesmerizing melody that entices the listener into a sensation of musical ecstasy. We open with “A Face in the Crowd” featuring soulful songstress Leeann Atherton, immediately it induces a entrancing atmosphere to set the mood, a seductive horn blowing ambience decorated in a sensual percussive mysticism. And just as the music has us succumbing to its will, when we give up all restrain and let our senses sink deeper

Nina Kotova: “TCHAIKOVSKY” – outstanding technical detail

Born in Russia, Nina Kotova belongs to the third generation of a family of musicians—most notably her father, the renowned virtuoso double-bass player Ivan Ivanovich Kotov. At the age of seven, she was accepted into an adult cello class at the Moscow Conservatory. At fifteen, she won First Prize at the Prague International Competition. And at nineteen, having graduated from the Moscow Conservatory, she left her homeland to continue her studies in Germany and the United States, where she now resides. Kotova has been the subject of numerous features in Time, Newsweek, Vogue, Elle, the Wall Street Journal, and The

Entertainer TONI REDD releases brand new song “Underneath My Skin”

Atlanta, GA – The remarkable artistry of entertainer Toni Redd is showcased once again with her latest song release, “Underneath My Skin” from her album “Her Reddness”. Her dynamic powerful vocals are laid expressively beautiful over the flowing music that takes you on an unforgettable journey. Like many great female singers, Toni has a captivating voice that is complementary to whatever genre she sings. The award-winning songstress renders a deeply soulful offering for discriminating fans of Smooth Jazz, R&B, and Classic Soul.

She is the recipient of Black Women in Jazz Award for Best Jazz Artist and Music Video for “Close to Me” from “Catching the Redd Eye” 2014, Black Women in Jazz Award for Woman of Jazz & Soul 2015, and a 2015 Georgia Music Award Nominee; the only female in the jazz category! A Lifetime Achievement Songwriting Award from the Writers Ball is the most recent addition to her honors.

The song is a feature Choice Cut selection for the month on soultracks.com, and a Radio promotion and marketing campaign is underway to bring her music to the masses and grow a legion of fans, it is a designated National Radio Chart Pick by Airplay Magazine.

Audiences are in for a treat wherever she performs. Among the shows included on her upcoming calendar are: April 21st at The Velvet Note, 4075 Old Milton Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA, May 28th at the Atlanta Jazz Festival, and July 8th at the Old School Blues and R&B Festival, Benton Harbor, MI (with Grammy Winner Bobby Rush; and The Chi-Lites).

“When Toni Redd performs it is always a musical treat”. – – – The Atlanta Journal Constitution – – – Music Reviewer

Ms. Redd is selectively featured at numerous jazz festivals such as the Maui Music Festival, and the Atlanta Jazz Festival, just to name a few. She has performed on the Domestic and International circuit with much revered musicians such as: Najee, Gerald Albright, Jonathan Butler, The Rippingtons, Marion Meadows, Pieces of a Dream, Alex Bugnon, Angela Bofill, Rick Braun, The Ohio Players, Morris Day and the Time, Everette Harp, The Yellowjackets, Gerald Alston, Stanley Jordan, Brian Bromberg, Steve Cole, Fattburger, Chico Debarge, Pamela Williams, The Temptations, Warren Hill, Oleta Adams, The Stylistics, Walter Beasley, Bob Baldwin, Tom Browne, and Kim Waters.

Toni Redd is dedicated to creating timeless music and is amassing a body of work to enhance a growing discography as she raises the ante, and her profile. Although music plays an integral part in her life, it is not a singular focus of her creative expressions. She is an all-around performer and actress whose voice can be heard on National Commercial Jingles, and acting credits include the independent film “Losing Grace, The Tyler Perry film, “A Good Man is Hard to Find”, and touring with the stage play “A Good Man is Still Hard to Find”.

Get to know Toni:

http://artistecard.com/ToniRedd 
http://www.toniredd.com/

Connect with her on social media, and online platforms:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Toni-Redd/152597528125246 
https://www.instagram.com/realtoniredd 
https://twitter.com/realtoniredd

Retail distributors carrying her music include: iTunes, Amazon.com, CD Baby, and Spotify.

Artist Manager Ms. Daryl M. Donald, Esq, has assembled a team of Industry veterans to collaborate in the efforts to further build the brand, explore mutually rewarding alliances, and boost the trajectory of the multi-faceted entertainer, Toni Redd.

Booking is available via: Ms. Daryl M. Donald, Esq. 
http://www.barristerprod.com 
Marketing Consultant: Fred Mills

About REAL REDD Music

Based in Atlanta, GA, the Independent music company produces music, video and related multimedia projects. It is creating a solid foundation for its artist to grow in a focused long-term environment.

 

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