Cam Be’s “7” Feels like Old School Hip Hop

“‘7’ a soul filled anthem of perseverance, with the LoFi quality of Hip-Hop’s golden era.” – Cam Be Cam Be is a talented director, writer, producer, and artist from Chicago. His new track “7” definitely jams from start to finish and demands the listeners attention. The vocal flow is impeccable and features a smooth and soulful hook melody. The song sounds like an old school … Continue reading Cam Be’s “7” Feels like Old School Hip Hop

Hear Soulful Vocals & Sexy Saxophone in Nidam’s Debut

“You Think It’s Like A Fire” by Nidam is soulful and sexy. The song starts off smoothly and slowly with a saxophone that really hits the soul. The Danish singer-songwriter and performer has a way with lyrics and vocal delivery that captivates the listener. The song picks up slightly for it’s chorus section and fits into the dream pop world, the indie rock scene, and … Continue reading Hear Soulful Vocals & Sexy Saxophone in Nidam’s Debut

Rose Ann and Her Gang of 3 Can Go for “Miles”

For some, life seems to be a sprint. But, those of us in the know get that it’s much more a marathon. Speed can be great, but sometimes it pays to slow it down. For the born and bred punk rocker inside of me, this can take reminding. Enter Rose Ann Dimalanta and her supporting cast of jazz stalwarts Raymond McKinley and Massimo Buonanno. As … Continue reading Rose Ann and Her Gang of 3 Can Go for “Miles”

I Set My Friends on Fire’s O.G. ‘Astral Rejection’ to Get Official Release

In 2011, I Set My Friends on Fire released Astral Rejection – a sweet, grating fusion of crunkcore, extreme metal and emo-pop. It continued what the band pioneered on their 2008 debut to largely negative reviews. What’s not as well known is that there was an original version of Astral Rejection. Epitaph Records shelved it in 2010. But now, the label has decided to release … Continue reading I Set My Friends on Fire’s O.G. ‘Astral Rejection’ to Get Official Release

Producer/Artist, Speck City Drops Experimental EP “Delight St.”

“The song is about the anxiety and anticipation leading up to leaving a situation that I had been in for a long time, but knew wasn’t right for me. And the liberation and growth that comes in like a wave afterwards. In all honesty, I wrote this track after seeing how happy my dog was leaving the vet after a painful exam. It was very … Continue reading Producer/Artist, Speck City Drops Experimental EP “Delight St.”

Meet CLIFFDIVER, the Contagious Pop-Punk Fusion Band with a Saxophone

Before 2018 comes to a close we would like to take a moment to shine a light on a great release from this year out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. “Small Hours” is an EP by CLIFFDIVER which features emotionally raw vocals and well composed lyrics. The EP starts with an explosive track called “You Sir, Are Obviously Not a Golfer.” It’s a song that is driven … Continue reading Meet CLIFFDIVER, the Contagious Pop-Punk Fusion Band with a Saxophone

Easy Life Creates a Unique Sound by Fusing Many Genres on “Pockets”

Easy Life is a 5-piece band that cannot be boxed into one genre. The talented group cleverly fuses key elements of genres such as hip-hop, jazz, afrobeat, soul, pop, 90’s rock and beyond. Their chill song “Pockets” starts off with a mind blowing horn section that merges into a vocal that feels like a sing-song rap bit. Eventually, the chill-starting vocal explodes into something so … Continue reading Easy Life Creates a Unique Sound by Fusing Many Genres on “Pockets”

Gabe Greenland’s ‘Sunbrnd’ Is Awesome, Non-Traditional Sad Pop-Punk

Gabe Greenland’s ‘Sunbrnd’ is eclectic, layered pop rock with a clean, sad tone tone. This artist describes himself as, “a Brooklyn-based singer, songwriter and producer from Los Angeles. Influenced by a disparate hodgepodge of west coast icons such as Stephen Malkmus, Flying Lotus and Russell Westbrook,” he aims to fuse “a deep knowledge of hip-hop production with modern punk-influenced slacker emo to create a personal … Continue reading Gabe Greenland’s ‘Sunbrnd’ Is Awesome, Non-Traditional Sad Pop-Punk

Papaya Tree’s ‘Youth’ Is High-Energy Australian Rock with a Jazzy Take

Papaya Tree’s ‘Youth’ is some smooth alternative rock with clean, decidedly eighties approach. Since its “conception almost two years ago, the six-piece outfit,” is releasing this as its third single. “Following their last releases, they [have] sold out” several venues, “and are currently touring around with Sex on Toast.” Continue reading Papaya Tree’s ‘Youth’ Is High-Energy Australian Rock with a Jazzy Take