PROJECT GRAND SLAM RE-RELEASES “GET OUT!”

Project Grand Slam, the acclaimed band led by celebrated bassist/composer Robert Miller, has re-released their single “Get Out!”, Miller’s anti-Trump political protest song. Like many Americans, Miller has been profoundly upset by so much that the president has said and done. In response, he wrote “Get Out!”, which does not mention Trump by name but nevertheless contains a clear message. Says Miller, “I wrote the song last fall in response to all the insanity of this Administration, which I thought at the time couldn’t get any worse. But with the ongoing impeachment inquiry the song is even more relevant today”,

Trey Connor to Release Single “Heavy To Hold”

Voice Season 10 Casting Finalist Cues Up Another Single Release AUSTIN, TX—Trey Connor will launch a digital release of his new single “Heavy to Hold” on January 3, 2020; a song telling the story of two people who have grown apart, while still having strong feelings for each other. Working hard on the production of this song, Connor wanted the vocals to fill the large emotional space created by the lyrics and musical arrangement, and from this, came the idea of a duet. Connor said that the importance of vocals depends on different aspects of a song, the lyrics, arrangement,

Butta B-Rocka Releases Uplifting & Emotional Single ‘Promise Land’

On Tuesday November, 26th– Butta B-Rocka returns with an uplifting, groovy, and powerful folk/world music single ‘Promise Land’. The melancholic single features a modern, melodic beat, powerful instrumentation, and an angelic vocal performance by Butta B-Rocka. From the beginning, you are able to hear the African influence in the music. Moreover, the single spotlights the artist’s vocal abilities and her angelic tone. Undoubtedly, the single has the ability to grasp any audience as it contains a unique style and sound that gives the track a feel-good identity. The powerful message and instrumentation of the single will take the listener into

BWH Music Group Releases ‘On Peace Street, Vol. One,’ by Various Artists’

BWH Music Group’s ‘On Peace Street, Vol. One,’ by Various Artists, contains a collection of 19 original songs in various genres by today’s best independent artists and songwriters. Sharing songs about peace and social justice, the artist’s songs will ultimately remind you of the importance of peace, fairness, love and unity. Filled with meaningful lyrics and exceptional music, this playlist is an example of how music can influence, and even change, people, movements, and society. “I Wish I Was Wrong” – The Reverent “I Wish I Was Wrong” highlights environmental and ecological disasters as well humanities impact on the world

Rico Homicide – “Nothing to Lose” – a fire-and-brimstone approach

Born in Springfield (MA), Rico Homicide started out as DJ Homicide at age 12. His hunger for succeeding in the music business allowed him to work with big name stars and also become a DJ/Host on illradio.net during the 2000’s with owner Yukked Up. Besides being on illradio, Homicide’s music was played from Hot 97 in New York to Hot 93.7 in Connecticut. Currently Rico has dropped his latest single, entitled “Nothing to Lose”. This song shows how the artist has matured over the years and how he is moving towards becoming a huge voice in underground hip-hop. The track doesn’t

“Ketamer01B (simm’ a MAFIA)” by Italian DJ/Producer Doc Ketamer

“Ketamer01B (simm’ a MAFIA)” is a track off the 2019 EP “Ketamer” by Italian DJ/Producer Doc Ketamer. Today’s EDM scene is at the height of its commercial success. Everybody wants to be a DJ or Producer now, and pop music, more or less, equals Electronic music. On his latest single, Doc Ketamer, who has been in the game for two decades gives us his authentic European flavored electro-jam blend. The track is victorious and uplifting, as the music pumps into your bloodstream. Doc Ketamer brings us back to what we all loved about electro. He seems to have given us

Monjyoti – “Neighbor Syndrome” is meticulously structured

Monjyoti Bhattacharyya known by his stage name, Monjyoti, released his second official single “Neighbor Syndrome”, taken from his upcoming album, “Hypnosis”, recorded in collaboration with music producer Papu Gogoi. I don’t even need to hear the rest of the album. This single is simply a dexterous, dynamic and sublime smorgasbord of instrumentation and lyrical canny, on a level I’ve not heard in a long time. Music can’t always be this good because we would have nothing by which to benchmark its ingenuity. There are sections that are nice mellow journeys to somewhere else and there are downright monstrous sections that

Pat Rossi – “Let you Go” – embellished with impressive vocal and instrumental décor

Pat Rossi is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, singer and producer. He is also the founder and front-man of the popular Canadian Rock band The Falling. Rossi, whose acclaimed songwriting skills led him to perform with Bon Jovi after winning the XM/Serious Satellite Radio Songwriting Competition, has now set his sights on being a solo artist. The artist who has worked with, and performed alongside names such as, 3 Doors Down, Gilby Clark of Guns N Roses, Jonas and The Massive Attraction, among others, brings to the table his latest single, “Let you Go”, via the RedJam Records indie label. The

lIne – “I wanna kill you in the shower” will certainly garner critical acclaim

Kristoffer Hilmarsson, the artist behind -lIne-, has been in several band line-ups before the forming this project. Hilmarsson has also performed at almost every open stage in his home country, Sweden, as a solo artist. In May 2019 he decided to move his career to the next level by creating -lIne-, and has released 3 singles since then, including “I wanna kill you in the shower”. From the opening jangling jazz guitar intro of his first single “Where You Are”, to the last reverberant notes of his latest release, “Lovely”, you’re subjected to an incredible journey that seamlessly straddles a

Omar Bowing – “Paradox” – is simply breathtaking in its composition and emotive power

Atmospheric, ethereal, moody, dark, progressive … these are all words that come to mind listening to the opening bars of “Paradox” – the latest track from Omar Bowing, featuring singer Tyson Yen. The music is as one would expect from this consummate composer and Guitarviol player – engulfing and entrancing. Using a whole host of rock driven instrumentation, it should not be surprising that the soundscape is lush, expansive and blasting. “The idea of the song,” explains Bowing, “is about the recognition of the power of a Paradox to challenge or even destroy a concept, idea, belief, etc., that is

Jo Potter: “Saved” overflows with coy cleverness and pure honesty

Jo Potter picked up the musical bug at the age of three and has since become a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, award-winning flautist as well as a hack guitar and piano player. She has performed at many major events around the world, including the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Korea’s Elite Concert series in Korea, opening act for the GoGo’s in Miami Beach, and showcased at acclaimed venues around the US, such as The Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, the Bluebird Café in Nashville, and the Bowery in New York City. Potter is currently promoting her self-produced, 12 track album, entitled “SAVED”. The songs here feel expertly honed, boiled down to their essence both lyrically and melodically. Potter is perfectly capable of assembling a song from nothing but honesty and wordplay.

Jo Potter overflows with coy cleverness, deploying her wit and emotion with precision on this album. These songs are almost like character studies, sometimes perceptive, mostly contemplative, and at others, spiked with just the right amount of love, joy and indulgence.

The album’s arrangements are mostly acoustically dominated, and their effect is one of surprising warmth and romance: “Saved” rides a slinky groove that ebbs and flows with guitar-strummed swells, “Give It To Me” radiates open-hearted asseveration, and harmony vocals cut their way through “Gravity” at just the right moments.

Most of the songs on “SAVED”, sound like pocket symphonies; they’re pop songs at heart, but infused with many diverse flavors, propulsive and hooky, and adorned with just the right bells and whistles, so as not to disturb Potter’s sultry-to-soaring vocals.

She’s sensually alluring on “In Time”, with an evocative Tori Amos twist in her voice. Something she repeats with elegance on the intimately graceful “So Beautiful”. She’s devastatingly captivating on the bluesy “Something”, one of the album’s absolute standout tracks.

Inspired by personal experiences and her penchant for compelling, open-hearted narratives, Jo Potter is an acute interpreter of the affairs of the heart. A skill she duly showcases on tracks such “Gravity” and “Still”, among others. Hence why her music is the perfect aural accompaniment for our own parallel tales of deep-seated love or fragile disillusionment. More the former than the latter, fortunately.

With her eloquence and grace, Jo Potter proves herself to be one of the more adept songwriters when it comes to externalizing the psychological and emotional circumstances – both in and out of love – that so many of us hold deep inside, for fear of exposing our vulnerabilities or pleasures. As in all good stories, every element in Potter’s songs work to support a single theme.

And just as re-reading those good stories reveals new layers of meaning, in “SAVED”, the interplay between melody, lyrics and production, rewards repeated listens with ever more intricate emotional textures. Observant, pertinent and profound, Jo Potter takes on relationship matters and feelings, and comes out smelling like a bright red rose on a dew-filled Sunday morning.

I’m quite surprised she hasn’t received the global notoriety she so thoroughly deserves, just yet. Jo Potter’s performances simply arouses every primal instinct known to man.

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