EH – “Mirrors” lets it fly with the fret-board work to thoroughly rock you!

Baltimore rock guitar ace EH reaffirms his top-of-the-heap status on his new 7 track album “Mirrors”. It’s a superlative set of new music full of tightly-written, engaging instrumentals that don’t need a singer up front to rock hard and hold your attention. This type of writing is EH’s trademark, and is one of the main reasons he will develop a audience. While many other technically-proficient rock guitarists mainly play for other guitar players, EH seems to play for the people. He relies less on continuous shredding and more, on dynamically impacting riffs. EH gets us going with his opening track, “Pounding

Boonie Mayfield – “While Black (Red Light, Blue Light, E’s and R’s)” – sentiments nurtured by a history of prejudice

Solomon Vaughn aka Boonie Mayfield has always traded dazzlingly intricate verses, intellectual thoughts and propulsive rhymes, over inventive, nonlinear productions, and his latest release “While Black (Red Light, Blue Light, E’s and R’s)” re-proposes that peerless aesthetic, while adding an ulterior dose of consciousness, and reinforcing his hard-won authenticity. “This song is a 2-part storyteller based on some of my personal experiences with racism; from getting racially profiled by police, dealing with stereotypes while dating and the ugly side of interacting on social media,” explained Boonie. “I was inspired to display some of the scenarios I’ve gone through on a

Sassy Vee – “In My Dreams” has a fantastic chill dance rhythm running its course

Longing, hope, and a need to believe in reality, pour out of “In My Dreams”, the new singer by singer-songwriter Sassy Vee. It’s a clear, accomplished cry from the heart, exorcising its illusions by declaring them bluntly. “In my dreams we’re together. Holding hands and making plans forever. I wish it were true, but I cannot be with you. You have another.” The song introduces Sassy’s strengths: a voice with sultry intensity, songwriting that goes directly to the point and a production that is well aware of both EDM and Pop. The song’s arrangement is lucid and uncluttered, placing all

Adrian Davis Releases Brand New Single: ‘We Can Do It’

July 2020 – This year has not been the easiest by a long shot, with lock-down rules keeping people indoor and breaking havoc on our lifestyles. In addition to that, we are all experiencing social and political tension, casting even more uncertainty on these hard times. Having said that, there is still hope: We Can Do It! Such is the positive message behind Adrian Davis’ brand new single release, and its inspiring title. His music is a great example of what happens when there is a special synergy in a production. Everything feels absolutely balanced, with a stark attention to

Max M continues to expand his musical catalog with his new track ‘Imaginary Problems’

The emerging legacy of artist, deejay, and producer Max M has captured the attention of music lovers from around the world. Max M’s passion for DJing and music production began during his teen years. He would later begin a successful career in Computer Science and gain renown as an IT expert before returning to the music world a few months ago. Max M’s heralded return was marked by the release of two singles Under Water and Never Wanna Leave, which were ranked first and fifth on the American DJ site Digital DJ Pool. Max M continues to expand his musical

Shari Rowe Releases Inspiring New Single, “The Heavy”

Country artist Shari Rowe delivers a message of conviction in her newest single, “The Heavy,” a song of awakening meant to encourage listeners to be a helping hand to those who need it most. “We wrote ‘The Heavy’ to inspire,” says Shari Rowe. “We can all relate. Getting that news, feeling that pain, losing sleep over the things we see in the world, grieving the loss of loved ones. ’The Heavy’ comes into our lives in many ways, and we have the power to lighten the load for each other. We all have opportunities, big or small, to be the

Maki – “Atlas Hacked” is as substantial as it metaphysical, in its approach

It’s sometimes hard to find the words that accurately bring justice to avant-garde electronic works. With an artist like Maki you almost only have to mention his name for fans of the underground independent scene, to understand the potential for a great album of music. Maki should be an instantly recognizable global name within the mainstream electronic world of sound. His latest release, “Atlas Hacked”, is a classic album in the making. And I do not say this lightly. There is a growing body of research that has examined the impact on adolescents and adults of internet and social media

KERRIA Takes Powerful Stand to Encourage People to Speak Up with “No More”

Gibraltarian singer-songwriter KERRIA is saying “No More” in the most powerful way possible. Her new single is an emotive masterpiece and presented with such intensity, it is impossible to ignore. The lyrics were inspired from the singer’s previous abusive relationship and takes us deep into her soul. It is rare that a performer will share such deep honesty with the world and KERRIA has not only held nothing back, she’s gone a step further. The accompanying video for this amazing track features 90 TikTok Influencers assuring it will reach their combined fanbases of more than four million people around the

TRIG – “SILENCE” – engaging songwriting, and smooth resonating vocals

Hopewell, VA native, Otis Holmes aka TRIG – singer and songwriter, is back with a double installment release entitled “SILENCE” recorded at his studio Exalt Recordings. The dark covered mixtape release contains 6 songs, while the light colored EP is made of 7 cuts. Throughout his discography, fans have been given a taste of his true versatility. TRIG has shown his lyrical ability time and time again, as well as his R&B crooning style which is just as impressive, and he delivers both across these projects. The production on these recordings is great – taking either a chilled, low-key and

Prodi Lemaj & Skuhd Taylor – “PRESSURE” – a combination of aggressive deliveries mixed with a cool demeanor

Since its beginnings, hip-hop’s most explosive moments have often been its collaborations. When two rappers team up unexpectedly, the results can be compelling. However, when two artists work together frequently they develop a kind of alchemy—everything they’re on together becomes more than the sum of its parts—which is why when you see, see Prodi Lemaj & Skuhd Taylor next to each other on a track-list, you know it’s going to result in something special. It’s those connections—the rappers who keep working on each other—that make rap such a dynamic, versatile genre. Prodi Lemaj & Skuhd Taylor are a duo of

Conscious: “Waking Up The Neighbors” – Bangers, with moments of introspection and reflection

Brett Prusinski who goes under stage name of “Conscious”, is a 22yr old Western New York native. He is best known for being featured on AM Buffalo and working alongside national touring acts such as Steven Cooper, Mc Lars, Mega Ran & Mark Battles. Conscious is involved in every end of the production, including writing all of his own lyrics, as well as directing and editing all videography and photography. Conscious, who was attracted to the entertainment industry from a very young age, recently headlined his debut mixtape release show “Waking Up The Neighbors”, containing a collection of songs which play testimony to what ‘a boy with a mic and a dream’ can achieve.

Conscious oozes confidence on this 7 track journey of lubricious rhymes set to craft productions. He spits about what he aspires to: gratification, how to attain it, and the energy expended in the process. Yet despite, the lures of pleasure and fame, he doesn’t ignore the hints of the pitfalls and pain that can be found along the way.

Conscious covers familiar ground, spinning similar tales of partying, and the desire of fornicating without the decadence ever growing stale, like wandering through different, enticing corners of a club.  By weaving such tales of danger and pleasure, Conscious delivers a bevy of vicarious lyrical escapes to his listeners. He manages to differentiate himself from easy comparisons to his peers – while also acknowledging them, with his own style.

He is not as corny as Macklemore, nor as scary as Eminem was out of the gate, instead he is an earnest and afflicted newcomer; a different breed with the same urgency of becoming a star. Conscious is supported by a couple of features on “Gassed Up ft Stretch Tha Kid (Prod. By Concept)” and Back On ft Jake Lilly (Prod. By Concept)”, but his mostly on his own, and at his best, on tracks such as: “The Come Up (Prod. By Heady)”, “Hardbody (Prod. By Heady)” and “Latly (Prod. By Dimuro)”.

Occasionally on “Waking Up The Neighbors”Conscious takes pause, offering moments of introspection and reflection. On “Latly (Prod. By Dimuro)” he provides a lyrical reminder, in a melodic singing voice, of how far he’s come, and how he is doing it by himself the hard way, while on “Conscious – Notice Me (Prod. By Concept)” he continues to remind listeners of his personal grind.

All throughout these tracks, beneath the partying and boasting, Conscious sounds grateful to see his hard work is paying off. For a debut mixtape this is an incredibly outgoing piece of work. Most dudes want to try and make a huge splash and drop a bunch of bangers and songs with zero lyricism, but Conscious almost does the opposite. Not that the bangers are not present. They’re there, it’s just that he hasn’t left the lyrical input behind.

Conscious’ style and music is trend-setting. He blazes his own path rather than follows, and offers a very refreshing and mature sophistication, for a recording freshman, something you can recognize instantly, yet it also reveals itself slowly as you become more familiar with his style on each subsequent listen.

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