Las Vegas Hip-Hop duo ALVMNII continues to provide real lyricism and truth on their single “NEW WORLD ORDER” produced by Kato On The Track. Check out the music video and follow them on social media!  ALVMNII are extremely talented lyricists; clever rhymes, technically sound, intensely intelligent and witty. Add this to the fact that the track slaps, and you are in for a rousing eargasm reminiscent of that classic 90’s sound that so many people bitch and moan about missing and saying that it’s nonexistent. It’s there you just have to dig a bit deeper than you used to.


“THE VOICE” SINGER-SONGWRITER KEYE KATCHER RELEASES HIS FIRST SINGLE: THE MASSIVE POWER-VOCAL DRIVEN “INFECTED” ALONGSIDE AN UNMISSABLE MUSIC VIDEO.  Striking songs, unique power vocals, captivating visuals. One of the youngest and most memorable live show candidates from the 2nd season of “The Voice of Germany” loves to reinvent himself. He wrote the official “Pride Song” for Berlin and has toured the whole country with his live shows and is a leading supporter of the LGBTQI* scene. On January 10th 2020, Keye Katcher released the intense, sinister pop song “Infected”. A visual feast of a music video paired with a

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Jamin Oh (guitar, vocals) and Frank Strozyk (drums) first met in the 5th grade. They then played together in a metal hardcore band called The Bierfront. Twenty years later, the Korean classical guitarist and the German geology professor met again and started to write songs as a side project which in 2019 officially became MINOH. The Asian progressive post-rock duo are currently working on their debut EP, set for release in October 2020. In the meantime they have dropped the stunning single and accompanying video, “The Witness”, which addresses the increasingly dystopian state of the world. MINOH is anything but

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Olga – “Go Easy On Me” – high-concept, artful but emotional stuff!

Olga is a Brazilian born and raised, London based singer-songwriter and producer who appeared on the music scene after the release of her debut single a few months back, entitled, “Lips On Her, Eyes On Me”. Now she is back with something just as addictive – the production is a thoughtful, upbeat work that expresses the awkward compromises we sometimes consciously commit in the name of a desired relationship. Olga’s voice does not need any introduction. Songs written for her vocal cords are a few degrees deeper and more intimate than many of her contemporaries – up to the level creating chills and goosebumps.

Led by pure resonating basslines, a thumping drumbeat, and Olga’s unique vocal timbre, her latest single, “Go Easy On Me”, immediately offers a hint of frustration over a relationship: “When I met you, you told me you were done with falling in love. Those days are through, now you only want me if it’s not serious. But I wanted you so bad. So I agreed to all of that, despite all the doubts inside my head. Something tells me you will break my heart…”

If remember the extreme drama all relationships seem to generate at some point, this track will speak to the deepest fiber of your being. I’m just so glad I grew out of that period of my life. Musically, the song hinges on the dynamic beat, and of course, Olga’s voice.

For an electro-pop track, “Go Easy On Me” has a subtle complexity, leaving the explosiveness to the vocals and lyrics. Romance, attraction, and the settings of compromise and loss, occur in commingle to illustrate not only Olga’s prowess as a songwriter, but also her understanding of what relationships can sometimes be – intense, but ultimately messy and short-lived.

“Go Easy On Me” is punctuated by a plucky bass riff that reverberates throughout the entire track, swelling the instrumental. Olga frames love as an intoxicating but high risk compromising affair; it’s actually a little worrying, from the outset, how all-consuming romance can be. After the emotional high comes the inevitable tragic crash.

Though upbeat, the song is soulful and dark, powerful in its union of hope, disappointment and post-breakup evaluation. Olga takes ownership over not only the songwriting process, but the whole narrative. Her vocals are foregrounded here and as much as this song is about the power of words, its Olga’s devastating lower and soaring upper registers that carry this song into the sublime.

A complete story could be written about Olga’s take on male-female subjectivity here, but it doesn’t take a university degree to get the heart wrenching beauty of this track. It’s pulsed-up and banging stuff, but there’s that hint of melodic sadness, that invitation to look closer.

But if the song teaches us anything, it’s that a crash after compromise is almost always inevitable. “Go Easy On Me” works so well because Olga truly owns it— she pours her feelings into the song’s every expression. It’s high-concept, artful but emotional stuff, both musically and lyrically.


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