Neave Zaria releases the highly anticipated piano ballad ‘Patience Of A Saint’

Neave Zaria is a 19 year old singer-songwriter from the UK who possesses a talent way beyond her years. Heavily compared to Adele & Amy Winehouse, Neave was brought up listening to classic jazz and soul singers such as Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin & Etta James. Influenced by these musical legends and inspired by everyday life Neave has become an accomplished and prolific songwriter. Debut single ‘If I See You’ was released in March 2020 and has been playlisted all around the world, receiving glowing reviews from the music press. Hot off the heels of ‘If I See You’, her

In ‘The Book of Vision’ Composer Hanan Townshend Blurs The Line Between Science and Spirituality

Townshend weaves a spellbinding tapestry of sounds in Carlo Hintermann’s directorial debut about hopes, dreams, and death Composer Hanan Townshend’s new score for The Book of Vision is now available on Amazon. The Terrence Malick production marks swiz documentarian Carlo Hintermann’s directorial debut. “This film faces the reality of life and death, our hopes and fears, and inspires us to live life to the fullest,” says Townshend of the mind-bending journey. Hintermann describes The Book of Vision as “a game of mirrors between two dimensions, inspired by the type of storytelling in video games.” The production’s international cast includes Charles Dance (“Game of Thrones”), Lotte Verbeek (“Outlander,” “The Borgias”), Sverrir Gudnason

Ute – “Happiness Together” – thoughtfully sung beautiful music from a strong female singer

Ute is a singer, born in Germany, whose heart is in the USA, alongside a huge part of her fans. Ute’s best friend, Grammy winner Kurt Wipfli, is also her producer, and many of her songs are originally written and composed by him as well. Her latest single is, is the love ballad, “Happiness Together”. “It is about that once in a lifetime story when you realize that the person right next to you is the one who you want to spend the rest of your life with,” explains Ute. This is thoughtfully sung, beautiful music from a strong female

Love Ghost – “Pillz (The Sky is Falling)” will now appeal to a much wider audience

It’s always great to see a band evolve and branch out in new directions. What is even better is to see them succeed at this difficult endeavor. With their latest single –  “Pillz (The Sky is Falling)”, we see L.A. based alternative rock band Love Ghost continue on the path of evolution into much more than a rock band . They incorporate trap beats, rock grit and rap verses, to really diversify their sound on this recording. It’s really impressive to hear this sonic distinctiveness which demonstrates this band’s talent, and their fingers on the beating pulse of modern trends. I

Kahbay – “Cayenne Pepper Boy” – an entertaining story with a vibrant template

Rising out of the gritty underground of New Orleans rap scene, Kahbay is a new emerging rapper, who has released a mixtape through his own music company – Greater New Orleans Sound. His music is regularly played around major venues in New Orleans, with Kahbay himself performing numerous times at the legendary Blue Nile. Spending much of his childhood around local parades and live bands he has been captivated by the craft since the very beginning. Now tackling global markets with his own personal sound and style, Kahbay recently dropped his single “Cayenne Pepper Boy”. Right from the outset, the

LU – Ride or Die” ft. Omari Night and DazeOnEast – a surreal and identifiable tone!

Signed to Big Top Entertainment L.L.C, along with the production team Cali 303, Luis Torres aka LU, is a Mexican singer-songwriter and engineer, born in the city of Guadalajara. He migrated with his parents at the age of one where his family settled in Colorado. Produced by Kxvi, LU’s debut single “Ride or Die”, also features R&B singers-songwriters, Omari Night and DazeOnEast. This is perfect melodic R&B/Pop record, as LU and his crew know melody, quickly laying down the narrative’s overriding tone: “Girl You Know that I am down for you, in the fire shooting rounds for you, ain’t no

Gabe Lopez – “End Of The Lost Summer” deserves top level recognition!

It is extremely rare to come across an artist like Gabe Lopez, who is poised, multi-talented, bold, self-confident yet humble – and surprisingly, one whose name you should already be very familiar with. The reasons are evident. Gabe Lopez is a Billboard Top 5 singer-songwriter and producer, who has produced and written recent music for Belinda Carlisle, New Kids On The Block, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Twice, Key and other multi-platinum artists. He has also produced and written for Joey McIntyre, Charice, James Brown, The Other Two on Comedy Central, SHINee, Tae Yang, VeriVery, DreamNote, Gayme Show, American Idol finalists and

Jae’ Morrissa – “AWOL” and “Butterfly” will send chills up and down your spine

Born Ingrid Jasmin, professionally known as Jae’ Morrissa has gone from singing to patients and residents in hospitals and nursing facilities, to becoming a fast rising singing sensation in the music industry. She started singing at the young age of 3 years old, as her talents were nurtured through her Mother’s taste and love for music. Jae’Morrissa was also inspired and influenced by such artists as Deniece Williams, Stephanie Mills, Minnie Rippleton, Phyllis Hyman and Teena Marie. Her debut single “Just My Next Song”, is being considered as a Nominee for the 62nd Grammy Awards 2020, as well as a

Downtown Mystic – ‘3-Way Heartbreak’ – more than just a nostalgic listening experience!

One of the things Downtown Mystic notoriously excel at is masking emotional lyrics with upbeat, driving-with-the-windows-rolled-down kind of melodies. Their double-side single, ‘3-Way Heartbreak’, which also includes the track ‘Same Old Lover’, recorded in 1983, has all that and more. While for most other contemporary bands, it’s hard to recapture the real magic of rock n’ roll, for Robert Allen and his crew, this comes easy. They grew up during rock’s golden era, hence Downtown Mystic’s music lives up to the genre’s legacy, rather than just riding on its coattails. The ‘3-Way Heartbreak’ single, on the Sha-La Music, Inc. catalog,

P Bailey – “Change The World” – a lush blend of mid-tempo R&B and Soul

P Bailey has adorned our pages many times over the last few years, but just in case you missed it, we’ll fill you in again. Originally from the UK, Paul Bailey aka P Bailey grabbed his first musical influences from Motown and Muscle Shoals, as well as Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson. Without any formal training, the 5 octave singer, developed his singing and writing style by listening to artists like, Ron Isley, Donny Hathaway, Luther Van dross, Prince and James Brown. Bailey had his first major break when Rick James sampled his track ‘Part time Lover’ for the sound

JAEBONE: “Who I Am” – When Hiphop Meets Excellence!

Jaebone is an up and coming solo-artist specializing in an edgy blend of hip-hop and rock music. Born in a small town and adopted at birth, Jaebone has moved around and lived in many different places and states but hip hop was always in his life from an early age.

Before writing music, he had a short story and 2 poems published before graduating high school in Virginia. Immediately after graduation, Jaebone moved to Phoenix, AZ by himself to get away from the bad influences and self-destructing people around him. He received a scholarship to Arizona State University but after a year there he realized that college wasn’t his thing, so he dropped out to find his own direction in life. With no job or responsibilities though, he just started partying all day every day. He started racking up small-time charges and a serious debt. Hustling was the only solution he saw, so that’s what he did. Depressed, broke, and alone Jaebone started to write raps again as a necessary outlet for his angst and aggression, which progressed into songs. There was a moment of clarity at some point where he realized music was his true calling.
Today Jaebone owns and runs a successful marketing company and has just released recording his debut album, “Who I Am.”

Rap artist JAEBONE, transcends genres with his album “Who I Am”

Drop the press kits. Forget about some of the wack crap you get in the mail. Of all the indie hiphop and rap albums to sleep on, this might possibly be this year’s big one. If ears have opinions, Jaebone is on a one-way road to success.

The album concept is brilliant, yet elementary enough to seem childlike. There are, of course, many musicians, who have also gone with the storybook approach, each track representing a chapter of the writer’s life experiences. Only in this case actual “chapters” are never mentioned or even alluded to. By way of each song’s grandiosity and profoundness, it is assumed. Each song is a gorgeous take on life and it’s composing elements. Life, death, sex and money, are treated with equal, no limits explicitness.

Jaebone doesn’t hold back on his fans in any way. His gut-busting beats and rhymes, on bittersweet melodies like “Breathe” and heavyweight flows like “Alien Entity,” testify to the man’s competence and dedication to his art.

The album is jam-packed, with real quality highlights you’ll be hard pressed to find on mainstream labels, let alone indie recordings.

Tracks like “Life Or Death,” “I Keep Flyin,” “Headed For The Light” or the title track, “Who I Am” ft. Ashleigh Munn, are absolute standouts. The compositions, arrangements and production is top drawer. Explicit language aside, these tracks could sit comfortably, along with any big name rap hits, on any FM radio chart, as from now!

Jaebone’s streetwise phrasing, is a delicate mix of classic poetry and clever rhyming. His high degree of lyrical pedigree flows throughout the album, as he pumps out sex jams and club congenial material with an unforced, natural zeal. His songs are hypnotic, melodic and downright catchy. Jaebone delivers crossover songs that disregard genres, and even if you don’t like rap, you’ll find yourself humming or tapping along to the grooves and hooks this artist creates.

At times, on the album, Jaebone lets us see his past weaknesses, as he opens his recently healed wounds to the world. But, he remains strong throughout, even though he still seems to be bleeding deep down underneath. His frustration and pain is potently extracted through the music, like on the tracks “My Victory,” “Collie Weed,” “Laid Myself To Rest” or “Let It Burn.”

So many rappers nowadays flap, fold and waver like a flag in the wind of changing trends. Their interchangeable ideals switching from day to day. They go up the flagpole to bask in the sun for a few fleeting moments, then come down again when the day is done.

On “Who I Am,” throughout the sixteen excellent, no-compromise tracks, Jaebone confirms that he is currently a flagpole rather than a flag. His sound and message is strong, honest and never wavering, while he stands tall in pushing forward to unfold his new day to all fans and music lovers!

Never since the release of  The Marshall Mathers album, way back in 2000, have I been so impressed by a debut rap album. The fact that it is independently produced, infinitely enhances the experience.

Jaebone definitely deserves all the attention he can get and so must his collaborators; Ashleigh Munn, Seth Rock, Cryptic Wisdom, Marka, Blasfame and Anna, whose contributions enrich this album to the highest possible levels.

I am not an outright rap music lover, and often I have been skeptical of this music genre, but I highly recommend “Who I Am” as a collection piece, to all true music lovers.

This album proves to be a production milestone, and testifies beyond any doubt, that with particular attention to detail, independent artists can deliver quality arrangements and productions, to match their creative artistic abilities, regardless of genre!

The album is available for purchase on Itunes, Amazon, and also on Spotify.




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