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DJ D.O.C. releases latest single ‘Feeling Lonely’

DJ DOC

'Feeling Lonely' is the latest single to come from deep house producer DJ D.O.C. Filled with big beats, the vocal melody creates positive vibes and an uplifting energy. Written to help anyone who has had to go through a breakup, 'Feeling Lonely' is the anthem you need to get you through it.https://open.spotify.com/track/56sv4yMxlt45mHf5HSBI9h?si=zrLsn9J2SZi0D6N3Tk388wDJ D.O.C. has established a name for himself in...

JaleelBalmain releases latest album ‘Ashes to Ashes’

JaleelBalmain

'Ashes to Ashes' is the latest release to come from emerging hip hop artist JaleelBalmain. A collaboration with his brother Bapestar, the album represents their creativity and vision. JaleelBalmain is using 'Ashes to Ashes' as a launchpad to success, stating that this is only the beginning.https://open.spotify.com/album/5hWTkpYHa4mP6BwFuLY8qb?si=4zXgHXSsRna67AxPaUH6UQJaleelBalmain has been making music with his brother Bapestar since 2011. A proud independent artist, he writes and mixes all his own music,...

C Scarlet releases debut EP ‘Angel in the Making’

C Scarlet

Dreaming of pursuing a music career her entire life, 'Angel in the Making' is the realisation of C Scarlet's dream. The five-track debut EP ranges from R&B to Trap, all inspired by past life experiences. Influenced by The Weeknd, Jhene Aiko and Rihanna, C Scarlet pours her inspirations into her beats and channelling Rihanna into her vocal performance. 'Angel in...

Jöí Fabü releases latest album ‘Angels Over Area 51’

Jöí Fabü

'Angels Over Area 51' is the latest release to come from young emerging artist Jöí Fabü who fuses electronic and pop influences into his hip hop orientated sound. Inspired by everyone around him and his peers in the music industry, the album tracks his ambitions and his energy for creating music. Written and recorded in his home studio, 'Angels Over...

Alternative Hip Hop artist DJ akawave releases latest album ‘Yaquanu’

DJ akawave

'Yaquanu' is the new album to come from alternative hip hop artist akawave. A 27 track album that morphs into 80 minutes of music, 'Yaquanu' talks about the pain and suffering that is evident in the world we are living in. Political and social, 'Yaquanu' asks us to reconsider the way the society we have built interacts with nature. Utilising...

Mox releases latest single ‘Kelvins Boy’

Mox

Produced with Coatse Beats, 'Kelvins Boy' is the latest EP to come from Birmingham based hip hop artist Mox. 'Kelvins Boy' has been in the works for a year, Mox and Coatse Beats perfecting it over time. Rapping about the obstacles Mox has overcome, the album draws out darker themes in the music and samples, featuring Merkage and Eddy Luna...

Interview: Macca Wiles talks new single, addiction and Lil Yachty

Macca Wiles releases acoustic version of new track 'Outlined' Back with his striking trap rock track 'Outlined', Macca Wiles has already garnered over 60,000 streams on Spotify since the release.Born in Essex, Macca's teenage years were relatively uncomfortable.  He wasn't a fan of the indie bands his peers loved - and they weren't a fan of the rap music he...

Interview: Introducing Alex Tierney

Alex Tierney

Meet Irish singer-songwriter Alex Tierney who's on his way to being Ireland's next big thing. Inspired by R&B and hip-hop production with folk and pop songwriting sensibilities, Alex brings his unique style of music to the surface.For only being 20 years old, Alex has already accomplished things that budding artists can only dream of, including being personally invited by Lewis...

Meet British singer-songwriter Nick Wilson

Nick Wilson

Introducing British singer-songwriter, Nick Wilson, back with his highly anticipated new single 'Safe'. Originally from Buckinghamshire, The 25-year-old singer-songwriter has upped his game with his new single 'Safe'.  Previously known for his ambient-electronic alt-pop, his new single marks a subtle shift in his style.With 76 million streams on Spotify and 1 million monthly listeners, Nick is definitely somebody that should...

Natasha Heschélle releases video for latest single ‘Without Your Love’

Natasha Heschelle

'Without your Love' is the second single to come from young actress Natasha Heschélle. A danceable love ballad, 'Without Your Love' was written as part of her Zahara: The Return series which is available on Amazon Prime. Written in tangent with her producer, this single channels idols Beyoncé and Whitney Houston with her smooth R&B sound.https://youtu.be/EOKEdnCMZOUZimbabwean born-Canadian actress Natasha Heschélle...

Tony Stryor and Kallyz releases latest album ‘Discordia’

Tony Stryor and Kallyz

Inspired by the apocalypse and conceptualised around the emotion of rage, 'Discordia' is the latest release to come from Peruvian artists Tony Stryor and Kallyz. Rooted in Trap, the album pushes the music to a darker place, with both Tony and Kallyz researching demons and other agents of the apocalypse for their lyrics. Musically portraying a dark ambient landscape, the...

ROSE mE releases debut EP ‘Life is a Donut’

ROSE mE

Despite the lockdown and quarantine, the songs on 'Life is a Donut' were inspired by the open countryside of Altea, Spain where ROSE mE wrote and recorded her debut EP. Written with the help of Edgar Espi who provided instrumentation with what they already had at the studio, ROSE mE draws influence from flamenco, country and even funk music. With...

Interview: Introducing FLYNN

FLYNN

Meet the Irish singer-songwriter that is a pop star on the rise. Hailing from the small Irish town of Mullingar, Flynn moved to Bristol to study music and struggled to make ends meet. Although he soon quit college, he set himself a goal: a year of grinding away would be more than worthwhile if his songs could reach an audience. And so he’d spend a day busking...

Interview: Introducing Robert Grace

Robert Grace

Meet Irish pop-newcomer, Robert Grace, back with his new single 'Fake Fine'. Tipped to be the Irish version of Troye Sivan and Lauv, Robert has the ability to write slices of cool heartfelt pop readymade for radio and 'Fake Fine' is no exception.I chatted to Robert Grace about his new single and hometown influences.Tell us about your new single ‘Fake...

Interview: Introducing Waxflower

Waxflower

Brisbane four-piece Waxflower has revealed the official music video for latest single, 'Sixteen Floors'. Having only formed last January, Waxflower has already cut their teeth on the live scene in and around Australia. I chatted to frontman/bassist Tristan Higginson.How did you all first meet?We had all been in bands in the Scene and orbited around each other for years. We...

10 Questions With Gavin James

Gavin James

Yes, you heard it here. Gavin James is back with his long-awaited new single 'Boxes' Having had over one billion global streams, selling 250,000 tickets worldwide and toured with some of the hottest pop acts including Ed Sheeran, Niall Horan and Sam Smith, Gavin James shares his highly anticipated new single 'Boxes'.With huge support on his side from friends Harry...

Interview: Introducing Full Colour

Full Colour

Rising Indie/Alt band Full Colour release addictive new Indie-pop single 'Butterfly Brain'. Full Colour is back again with new track 'Butterfly Brain'. With charismatic vocals and an addictive indie-beat, this is the ultimate Summer 2020 track you've been waiting for.I chatted to Conrad Berriff about their new single 'Butterfly Brain'.How did you guys first meet?Conrad - We met when myself...

Ksmoke releases debut single ‘Acting Up’

Ksmoke

Inspired by his younger brother 'Acting Up' is the debut single to come from hip hop artist Ksmoke. Encouraged by friends and family, Ksmoke recorded 'Acting Up' whilst in the studio with his brother, rapping about his personal trials and things he has been through. High impact and high energy throughout, 'Acting Up' is a strong first statement from Ksmoke,...

Singer/Songwriter Gekesha Johnson releases latest single ‘My Baby’

Gekesha Johnson

Gekesha Johnson offers her latest song, 'My Baby'. After being unable to get the beat and lyric idea out of her head, she found herself singing 'My Baby' continuously from her apartment to the studio! This love song is definitely for fans of Whitney Houston and Anita Baker, offering a 90's slow jam sound. A virtual live performance of the...

Lady Nesha releases latest album ‘Bossin’

Lady Nesha

Written about her own experience of inspiring herself to be a strong and empowered woman, Lady Nesha's new album 'Bossin' serves sexy, bossy, nasty and fun. These different sides are paired with inspirational talks that came from a place of real struggle. Working with artists and producers like Speedy Babyy, Baby Breeze, Wzy, Like O Production and more, 'Bossin' is...

Yxng BT x Yxng Range drop their latest single ‘Bando’

Yxng BT x Yxng

'Bando' is the latest single to come from rap artist Yxng BT collaborating with Yxng Range, whose distinctive voice makes up this solid collaboration, and gives the track it's memorable chorus. This track is about lifestyle from the perspective of Yxng BT, highlighting the adversities he has overcome on his journey with music. Yxng BT's collaborator Yxng Range came to...

DENNII releases debut album ‘Stepping Out From Comfort Zone Part 1’

DENNII

Influenced by different dance genres, DENNII presents the versatility of his sound in his debut album 'Stepping Out From Comfort Zone Part 1' which was announced with the single 'Back 2 Love'. Bringing powerful basslines and catchy rhythms and fusing these with soaring vocal melodies, 'Stepping Out From Comfort Zone Part 1' is a triumphant statement of DENNII's sound, moving...

Yohei Ishijima releases latest single ‘Will’

Yohei Ishijima

Following the removal of a Japanese law against dance music, Yohei Ishijima is back with his most recent release 'Will' which demonstrates his passion for growing the Japanese dance scene. Releasing music since 2018, Yohei Ishijima draws influence from Dubfire in his eight-minute-long track which builds and grows through varying dynamics and beats. Written with the aim of bringing the...

To1Swerve releases latest EP Lxve 2.0

To1Swerve

The second instalment of the 'Love' EP released last December, 'Lxve 2.0' portrays a more intimate kind of love, introducing us to a new side of To1Swerve.Recorded at Tacet Studios with Prince Galilee, the four-track EP was released on the 10th April 2020 amidst the Covid-19 pandemic which has given To1Swerve inspiration for a further sequel to this story.https://open.spotify.com/album/04LNCSTCs3xP3mozYFp70J?si=ZHvew_uWQC6zpFgYpxzXmQClassifying...

Evan Nave releases debut album ‘Besixdouze Satellite Circumeuntibus’

Evan Nave

Set in a sonic fantasy universe, 'Besixdouze Satellite Circumeuntibus' is the debut album from Brazilian alternative rocker Evan Nave. Recorded over the course of a year, the album includes some songs written with an older band. 'Click Install', 'Eva Aurora' and 'At the Tip of the Glow' were written specifically for this album, and the songs were brought to life...

The MotiveZ releases debut album ‘AleXandria’

The MotiveZ

Inspired by the band's belief in freedom, 'AleXandria' is the debut album to come from international band The MotiveZ. Written and recorded over the course of a year, the album features guest vocals from different artists.https://soundcloud.com/sasa-aleksic-2/sets/alexandriaEstablished in Stockholm by Sale and Neb in 2019, The MotiveZ describe themselves as an international band who have made their name playing in local pubs and...

Another Kind releases latest EP ‘2015’ with Charlie Reefa

Another Kind

'2015' is a 6 track rap/hip-hop EP, packed with flow, big beats and draws on influences such as Eminem and Tupac. Recorded in 2015, and choosing from 27 tracks to the best 6, it was decided this music could not be slept on any longer! Another Kind and Charlie Reefa choose both rap and grime in his music, the raptilians...

Experimental artist Jacob Hagedorn releases latest album ‘Untitled’

Jacob Hagedorn

A distinctive blend of progressive ambience, Jacob Hagedorn's latest album is an untitled collection of seven songs. Written as short bursts of imaginations with most songs falling under the minute mark, the album presents an otherworldly soundscape, composed of sullen instruments and stark tones. Almost a fairground of sounds, the ambient and experimental sound of Jacob Hagedorn mystifies and intrigues._...

Interview: Introducing Bye The Way

UK newcomers BYE THE WAY unleash their debut single 'Too Good To Let Go'. Inspired by the likes of 5 Seconds Of Summer, The 1975 and The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bye The Way cannot be boxed into one genre.With their dynamic energy and vibrant style, the band could be on their way to being the next big boyband.  I...

10 Questions with Tomi Saario

Tomi Saario

Meet Finnish Singer-songwriter Tomi Saario, one of pop's most exciting new hopes taking off in 2020. Although Tomi has been strumming on six strings since childhood, it wasn’t until he was 17 that he wrote his first song. Now back with his new track 'Don't hurt yourself', we chatted to Tomi about his new music, inspirations and lockdown activities  Tell us...