Artist of the Day: Violet Skies with Anthemic Debut Single “Cry for Me”

Violet Skies is a proud independent artist from the U.K. who has just begun releasing music. She has recently put out her first song on Spotify titled “Cry for Me” which is undeniably a pop banger that is fit for hit radio. The pop anthem features simplistic production, a moving beat, and a vocal that is drenched in so much emotion that it’s impossible to … Continue reading Artist of the Day: Violet Skies with Anthemic Debut Single “Cry for Me”

The Simple Parade’s New Single Has the Lyrical Power to Connect the World

Justin and Kayla Hooper make up the duo called The Simple Parade. The instrumentation is quite simplistic but it is beautiful and lends the perfect amount of space for the songs tender lyrics to really hit the listener. Continue reading The Simple Parade’s New Single Has the Lyrical Power to Connect the World

‘Sick’ by Townies Is Anxious, Dynamic New England Pop Punk

‘Sick’ by Townies is folky, grimy punk rock with an anxiously urgent, poppy approach. This “punk rock trio formed in the woods of Croydon, NH,” but is now “based in Boston, MA,” they say. They describe themselves as, “purveyors of bangers and broc.” These guys definitely traffic in raucous, rollicking tunes to say the least. They are unafraid to let their work develop and come … Continue reading ‘Sick’ by Townies Is Anxious, Dynamic New England Pop Punk

Mr. Lisp’s ‘Get Out Minds Right’ Is Grimy Philadelphia Skate Punk

Mr. Lisp’s ‘Get Our Minds Right’ is straightforward, melodic skate punk with a grungy Californian flair. These guys describe themselves as, “a four piece punk band from Philadelphia, PA. The band formed in early 2017.” The group brings a lot to the table. On the one hand, there’s a deep, palatable familiarity to their sound. But under that, there’s a level of restraint these guys … Continue reading Mr. Lisp’s ‘Get Out Minds Right’ Is Grimy Philadelphia Skate Punk

City of Sound’s ‘The Madhouse’ Is Glitzy Alt-Rock in the Vein of U2

City of Sound’s ‘The Madhouse’ is crisp, clean alternative rock with a shiny, bombastic pop sensibility. This North Hollywood group of three is “gearing up to release their debut full-length album,¬†Silent Empire.” This piece, the album’s opening track, “boasts the band’s trademark anthemic sound built on earworm melodies, arrangements and hooks.” The band describes it as, “crafted with that theme of reflection in mind and … Continue reading City of Sound’s ‘The Madhouse’ Is Glitzy Alt-Rock in the Vein of U2

Craig Cardiff Releases Yet Another Masterpiece Recording

Craig Cardiff has been active in the music industry for over 20 years. In two decades, he has successfully mastered the craft of writing compelling folk songs that bare his soul to all who listen. His concerts are intimate and are made that way by his ability to showcase his personality and share his stories with any audience. He does this in his songwriting as … Continue reading Craig Cardiff Releases Yet Another Masterpiece Recording

Buddy 1231’s ‘Kaioken’ Is Some Janky, Experimental Rap

Buddy1231’s ‘Kaioken’ is oddly-metered, non-sequitur rap music with a technical, dynamic approach. The artist says this “is the first single off of my upcoming album, Stand Still which follows my EP Nobody.” He describes it as, “a lyrical exercise showing that no matter how talented I feel I am, I’m still at a stand-still in my music career.” There’s a lot going on in this … Continue reading Buddy 1231’s ‘Kaioken’ Is Some Janky, Experimental Rap

‘Gnetik Pt. 2’ by Bknott and Kudoz Bridges Classic and Modern Rap Trends

‘Gnetik Pt. 2’ by Bknott and Kudoz is bouncy, fast-paced rap with a surprisingly chilled vibe. The beat on here does a great job of fusing classic approaches with a more modern technique and composition. It pays homage to classic New York hip-hop acts like Wu Tang Clan and Mobb Deep through its crispy keys-oriented sampling. Under that, the composition and broader vibe could be … Continue reading ‘Gnetik Pt. 2’ by Bknott and Kudoz Bridges Classic and Modern Rap Trends

Keyhole Company’s ‘Cannibal’ Is Bouncy British Rock with a Creepy Edge

Keyhole Company’s ‘Cannibal’ is smooth, groovy hard rock with a creepy, caustic edge. “Solid, memorable guitar riffs, punchy choruses and technical proficiency are what this East London brood do best,” the band says. These guys describe themselves as, “catchy without being lame, and musically versed without making a big deal about it.” This¬† is a dynamic track, but at the same time there’s a solid … Continue reading Keyhole Company’s ‘Cannibal’ Is Bouncy British Rock with a Creepy Edge

Artist of the Day: Steve Benjamins with Piano Driven-Electronic Fusion “Circles”

Canadian singer-songwriter Steve Benjamins has just released a piano-driven song titled “Circles.” The ears of the listeners are immediately won by the fusion of a electronic beat over a catchy piano riff. Steve Benjamins’ soft and smooth voice flows perfectly over the instrumentation that quickly becomes captivating. The singer-songwriter has been writing songs since the young age of 10 but didn’t start releasing music until … Continue reading Artist of the Day: Steve Benjamins with Piano Driven-Electronic Fusion “Circles”