International Independent Entertainer, Cips is preparing his latest album and tour!

Cips, pronounced (Sip’s) is an international independent entertainer who has done various showcases and has toured multiple times across Canada and United States. Cips has currently accomplished three Canadian tours and two American tours so far. Performing in various major cities across Canada and United States such as Vancouver, Toronto, New York, Miami, Houston, Detroit, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, etc. Cips has also worked alongside various artists in the music Industry such as Sayzee, Big Trill, Merkules, Stitches, and many more. His latest project titled ‘Codeine Cowboyz’ was completely created, mixed and mastered in Miami, FL, produced by Supply & Demand,

THE BRKN releases “The Motions” from their upcoming debut EP titled “No. 3”

Punk n’ Rock newcomers THE BRKN debuted their first single and accompanying video for the song “Your Existence” this summer and the buzz started to build. The band has already racked up over 113k streams on Spotify playlists. See the video for Your Existence here – https://youtu.be/vSJiJrb87h4 THE BRKN is Jacob Cade – Vox and lead guitar, Kick Stevens – rhythm guitarist, Mike Bokenkamp – drums and Tristan Verghese – bass. The band recently released the second song and video for “The Motions” from their upcoming debut EP titled “No. 3” which will be out in early 2020. See the

Moonie Music Releases “Good Vibes” From The Album “Carolina Kid”

An unequivocal depiction of truly operating in the assurance and faith of purpose. We say it’s the spirit that comes from the Most High, others may call it a good vibe! Moonie Music, who previously starred in the “Man Up” movie as Brian co-starring alongside Lecrae. He also worked alongside KB, Trip Lee and Reach records while on the Man Up tour. He has music featuring Sho Baraka in the Christian arena and music featuring Da Baby and Renni Rucci in the secular arena. His new album “Carolina Kid” is a ministry album and was released 11/18/2019. He has re-dedicated

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

Keys And Vices: “Chronic Nostalgia” can rock the socks off of any audience!

Keys And Vices are something of a Trojan horse. Hidden within the confines of a band with a cryptic name and fronted by a deceptively talented lady is a power-trio that can rock the socks off of any audience and probably any band they share a bill with. Stacked with massive riffs and sweet hooks, their “Chronic Nostalgia” is a monumental step in their recording career. With beefy production that highlights the tight dynamic between front-lady Jennifer Valdez (Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Lyrics), bassist Kevin McCarty and drummer Kris Ayala, the band’s first full-length offering packs enough punch to dominate modern rock, alternative, indie, or whatever radio, while still sounding as if it could have fit right at home somewhere alongside the legendary alternative rock bands from the 90’s.

No doubt, the all-encompassing aesthetic is intentional, and the band pulls it off with flying colors. Valdez’s vocals can be hushed yet powerful, or soaring above the wall of sound created by their beefy cuts.  Relentlessly energetic through and through, “Chronic Nostalgia” offers a few reprieves in the form of slower-simmering rhythms.

Through it all, the band keeps the energy going, and never is there a moment or a second of sound wasted. Like the band’s three members playing together, the 10 tracks all lock into each other perfectly. Who says the album format has to die when band’s like Keys And Vices can produce them so effortlessly?

If you like guitars that are still loud and proud, driven home by a relentless rhythm section and a powerfully nuanced vocalist, Keys And Vices will likely become a mainstay in your own rotation. This is the type of album that deserves a few listens. At first it will sound good, by the second listen you’ll start loving it.

On the third play through you’ll be left breathless as each little gem undercovers itself almost totally. The dynamism is what’s really key to keeping this set engaging. The songs dart in unexpected directions in their minute revolutions from verse to chorus.

“Out of My Head” opens with a jangly guitar figure under-girding Valdez’s hazy, vocals before concentrating into increasingly harsher riffs, propelled by Ayala’s galloping drum beat. Keys And Vices pack a lot of movement into three to four minutes, but the compositions never feel cluttered or jarring.

“Running Away” showcases the incredible range Valdez’s vocals, while her guitar growls to the sound of McCarty’s deep bass and the thumping rhythm of the drums. This is a grinding and at times shimmering alt-rock story. “Like an Anchor” is not the jarring, straight to the face, guitar pounce, but a more mature, coil and choose when to strike delivery.

“Twila” is a mid-tempo piano-driven soundscape which serves as an appetizer, and lead-in, to the most epic, towering track on the album – “How Do I”, which to me is the absolute centerpiece of this recording. In Jennifer Valdez you have a frontwoman who is as cocksure as she is enigmatic.

She possesses a talent that outshines the mere craftsmanship of her peers, and she lays it all down on this salaciously bombastic grinder, together with Kris Ayala’s strident drums and the subtle brilliance of Kevin McCarty’s bass playing. Herein lay the difference between Keys And Vices and so many of their contemporaries. There is no posturing, no attempt to look cool for the sake of it. It’s all about the music.

Amidst the majority of the edgy sounds that cover the record, the band slows it down with “Box of Keys”, and then light up the synths on “Count Back”, before cutting right back to the bare-knuckled piano and vocals on “Ghost Love”.

If nothing else, these final three songs presents what a lot of bands of this generation are lacking—a strong lead figure and dynamic performer. You won’t want to miss a single minute of Jennifer Valdez’ mind-blowing performances on “Chronic Nostalgia”.

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