This Is Elle releases her debut song ‘Killing My Love’

Powerful, soulful vocalists don’t come around every day, and Italian singer/songwriter Laura Pizzicannella is one of them. Her debut single “Killing My Love” set for release on Jan. 17, 2020, showcases her soaring vocals which are reminiscent of both Florence Welch (of Florence and the Machine) and Adele. “Killing My Love” is a love song about a relationship that has ended and how you try to kill any feelings for the other person that are left in your heart. It’s a very strong, heartfelt and melancholy track written and produced by Flavio and Claudio Zampa. As a founding member of

Gemtarra – “Fire Me Up” captures a sense of urgency and energy

Formed twin sisters Gina and Tina Ciera in 2018, Gemtarra is a Philadelphia based band who get its name from the Italian words Gemelli (which means twins) and Chitarra ( which means guitar). The band who recorded their EP “Fired Up” with Grammy award-winning Producer/Engineer Phil Nicolo, is made up of Gina and Tina Cieri (songwriting and guitars), Bryan Feddish (bass), Sunny Dee (drums), Megan Glaubitz (lead singer) and Tawana Simons (percussion). Their latest single “Fire Me Up” is lifted from the aforementioned EP. There is a lot to appreciate about Gemtarra. Their music has a driving beat, with harmonized

Darshae Kiér – “Halasana Girl” is geared towards turntable dominance

Despite a rough start in life, being shuffled from foster home to foster home, Miami, FL based artist Darshae Kiér, has always moved ahead in life with positive conviction and determination. He has created his sound and steadily built up a fanbase mixing pop, dance and reggaeton flavors into his music. Throughout his latest track – “Halasana Girl”, Darshae’s sensitive but street-savvy personality is on display. He returns reggaeton music to its island roots and takes the listener along for the ride. This is Darshae Kiér vibrant getaway into what more the Latin music movement has to offer to Pop

Kidricc James – “Gravy” – The gravity in the words is matched by the sound of the production!

Texas-based rapper, Kidricc James drops his dynamic new single “Gravy”. The track which has been peaking on Digital Radio Tracker’s Global Top 150 Independent Airplay Chart, is also supported by an engaging video shot in Houston. If I had to give a quick intro into this track, it would be: Great emotional depth in storytelling. Engaging beat. Thoroughly satisfying rap skills. More than just multisyllabic rhymes. Relatable and relevant. I think Kidricc James accomplished his intents with this track. “Gravy”really revolves around him in a much more different way than his prior works. It’s his vision in a much fuller

Buss – ‘ELEMENT OF SURPRISE’ sounds like a mission statement

An artist and songwriter, Buss is also the CEO, owner and founder of the label Fatal Thoughts. They have signed a handful of artists, including standout performer Hype Bigga his good friend, and lil brother, and then his twin sons, Johnboy and Jaredteez. ‘ELEMENT OF SURPRISE’ is Buss’ latest EP release.  He also has two mixtapes out, called ‘The Takeover’ and ‘The Takeover Pt2’. ‘The Takeover Pt3’ is set to drop on Jan 31st. In typical hit fashion, this EP release is packed heavily with quality samples from epic tracks, to give each song a nostalgic flavor that will have

Irish Indie Pop Duo – Yes We See

Yes We See is a young Irish band from Roscommon, Ireland made up of Liam Kilcline (lead singer) and Shane Finneran (lead guitarist). Childhood friends, they have been writing music together for over 15 years. Having spent the last 3 years living in Vietnam they have worked hard to create their sound and began building on all the original music they have created over the years. The duo describe their music genre as Indie Pop. Yes We See take inspiration from a range of genres and artists, from Catfish and the Bottlemen, to Two Door Cinema Club and Hozier who

Ervin Mitchell drops the official music video for ‘Break The Internet’

Emerging rap star Ervin Mitchell reminds us to “count our blessings every day” in the official music video to ‘Break The Internet’. On the track, Ervin Mitchell proves that he is a master at his craft of writing. I also love his style when it comes to his vocal and rapping abilities. His sound is different, laidback, almost melancholic in a way. The track is a beautiful character study that will make you consider the importance of social media, the problem of money, and the meaning of life in general. In a world full of meaningless music, it’s always great

INTERVIEW: Malcolm.E – A Hip Hop Artist, Sound Engineer and Producer, from Swaziland

Malcolm.E is a 22 year old Hip Hop artist, Sound Engineer and Producer, from Eswatini (Swaziland). He found his love for rap music during his early high school years and in his last year of high school decided he wanted to create music for a living. Since then he has been releasing music consistently and growing his fan base. In 2018 Malcolm.E graduated from the Cape Audio College in Cape Town, South Africa, with a 3 year Diploma in Sound Technology and Production. He now uses his skills in his everyday life of making music. He dropped his second project

Tatono – “Far” – at the forefront of travel-induced electronic music!

Tatono’s travel-inspired music is created while he explores the world, and which he incorporates into his own filming for breathtaking self-composed videos. Tatono’s music has been featured across many travel shows and on highly acclaimed YouTube channels. The Bend, Oregon-based artist began musical his journey at the young age of 17, when he played drums in high school garage bands. The artist, who has been inspired by the likes of Moby and Thievery Corporation has just released his 2020 album “Far”, which he says sums up his year of 2019. Some songs on the album were made for collaboration projects

Warchief Rasco – “Good Ones Go To Soon” continues his atmospheric Hip-hop fusion sound!

“Good Ones Go To Soon” is an oath for the real ones I’ve lost in my life from either drugs, violence, or suicide to keep going hard and following the dream while spreading love all at the same time,” says Warchief Rasco. Rasco has a gift for writing concise, infectious earworms. When a track such as “Good Ones Go To Soon” arrives at its conclusion, it leaves a void in the listener that can only be filled by playing the track again and again. The cut has a quality backing instrumental, complete with a reverbed staccato guitar riff and a

Adam Wendler: “Never Go Unknown” – crafting an expansive array of songs

Combining soft finger-picking with hard strumming, Adam Wendler is an indie-folk-rock singer-songwriter from Goderich, Ontario. A former band member with the Fermented Oranges, who released 3 rock oriented albums, Adam released his first solo album in 2016 while spending his time travelling and busking around Europe and even New Zealand. For latest album “Never Go Unknown”, Wendler travelled to Costa Rica to write the songs. He has recently been touring in Germany after winning the ‘THE NEXT BIG THING’ in Berlin.

On the evidence of his 17 track sophomore album, Adam Wendler has the voice and the talent for song craft that would justify a place among those at the top of the singer-songwriter pile. Wendler’s soaring delivery shimmers on “Never Go Unknown”, a fine LP that represents a clear progression from his previous release.

From the opening acoustic notes of “Deep Water” to the electric flourishes of “It Feels Right”, until the closing swing of “Canadian Country Man”, Wendler evokes something ambiguously potent. There are a lot of sensitive singer-songwriters about. It’s a crowded genre where you could put all the reflective and introspective boys with acoustic guitars and heartfelt lyrics onto a roll call and fail to tell them apart.

Adam Wendler, however, seems like one of the brighter and distinctive propositions in his field – plenty of virtuoso acoustic picking and strumming and a line of sway-along balladry and upbeat foot-tapping that inspires not just murmurs of appreciation but full-blooded response. Add to that a full range voice that can reach for the higher notes with ease, and you’ve got something appetizing on your musical platter.

Wendler has plenty ear-worm material, and if you don’t believe me, instantly check out “As Steady As The rain Falls”, “The Man With the Loudest Thoughts”, “Something in the Air” and “Into The Night”. These sound like James Taylor at his grooviest best. In fact, “Into The Night”, could comfortably sit on any mainstream radio chart, with its driven beat and hooky singalong chorus.

But don’t fret singer-songwriter lovers, Adam Wendler can also pull off those beloved heartrending introspective tracks which he does so beautifully on, “Anything at All”, “Never Go Unknown”, “Follow Me Down” and “Play for Keeps”, among others. His lavish guitar picks and sweeps are redolent of the genre, while the pensive yet propulsive melodies arouse and embrace. But all the while Wendler’s lithe vocals come to the fore, leaving their indelible mark.

There isn’t a moment wasted on the record, and as it swings to a close, it’s clear that Adam Wendler has put together a captivating album in the shadows, crafting an expansive array of songs that build magnificently on his debut. “Never Go Unknown” is a superlative follow-up album that will stake Wendler’s place as one of the finest singer-songwriters currently around – be that on the indie or major label roster. Usually artists are in a position whereby they are always going to be struggling to emulate a debut or previous effort, but Adam Wendler not only managed to match his previous release, he’s actually bettered it!

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