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

Oxaï Roura & Steve Osborne: “Defying Gravity (Experior)” guides us into our higher selves

Oxaï Roura is an artist that has meant more and more to me as his eclectic releases come in, his heavenly sonic tapestries have woven themselves into the very core of my being and this new release has once again left me speechless. What a delight it is to see Roura in a collaboration effort with Steve Osborne on the track “Defying Gravity (Experior)”. This man cannot be stopped and was clearly sent here solely to guide us into our higher selves and bless us with his soundscapes. For those few who still not heard of him, Oxaï Roura is a composer of unusual musical forms besides being a percussionist, a vocalist and a researcher in Ethnomusicology. His unique music could be described as an original blend of strange futuristic-electronic sounds, ancient mystical voices and spiritual percussion from different parts of the world.

His latest collaborative track “Defying Gravity (Experior)”, sounds like it comes from anywhere but from some part of the world. More likely, it comes from another world, or the other world, if you like. Here Roura, along with Steve Osborne naturally, is at his highest tier and shows his mastery at building mystifying atmosphere… a world you can live inside and experience in many ways.

From the thought provoking spoken word mantra Roura weaves throughout this track to the bass rumbling around you, this will leave a mark on your life as all his music has for me personally. If you’re looking for some answers inside yourself or to let ghosts of the past, present and future rest easy, then plug this world into your ears and let it take you to places you never dreamt were real.

Amazing is the concept of unlimited space, the idea of an Alien encounter somewhere where there is no physical boundary that marks the edge of our universe and the beginning of another. Brilliant is a being that can capture and understand such a marvelous concept on so many levels and express it by means of sound, specifically in musical form.

Oxaï Roura is one such artist. Over the last few months it has become obvious that his musical capacity knows no bounds. The musician has released various recordings, all brief and concise, each one ranging somewhere between generally solid and utterly flawless.

In a more literal sense, Oxaï Roura’s music perfectly captures the essence of otherworldliness, and all of its wondrous aspects, portraying them through unusual melodies and mysterious ambiance and rhythms. When it comes to fulfilling such a task, however, few other musicians that I know of has ever done or very likely ever will do what Roura does with these elements.

His mindset ids far removed from conventional western musical structures. Hence it was a surprise to hear “Defying Gravity (Experior)”, which is probably the most accessible two minutes of music Roura’s has made to my knowledge. And I suspect Steve Osborne may have something to do with this more grounded sound.

Yet within this conventional framework, Roura is still capable of taking you on a journey. The track will find you coming closer to a true understanding of his music and its lack of limits, countless undiscovered textures, and imponderable sounds and rhythms.

“Defying Gravity (Experior)” is the soundtrack to a dream that has yet to take place. It is a piece of music you should keep accessible at all times in case of a desperate need to question the existence of the universe, the impulsive desire to stargaze, or even just for the pleasurable purposes of listening to a musician who continuously challenges himself beyond the expected.

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