Down North Creates a Tasteful Fusion of Funk, Soul, and Rock, Quickly Hooking in Listeners

“We’re not even really a soul band, because we don’t have horns. You know when you see soul singers, and they’re, like, cool and smooth? Yeah, that’s not us. We’re like that old stuff that you see on YouTube, the wild, crazy performances where the dude is sweating within the first song. Yeah, that’s how we are.”  – Down North lead singer/dancer, Anthony Briscoe Maybe … Continue reading Down North Creates a Tasteful Fusion of Funk, Soul, and Rock, Quickly Hooking in Listeners

Ruben Young’s “Rachel Green” is a Perfect Addition To Your End of the Summer Playlist

Great new music out today by Ruben Young featuring Odd Future’s Hodgy! Soulful vocal melodies and word play set Ruben Young’s “Rachel Green” apart from other R&B songs. The track is a slow jam with a great feel to get your feet moving. Piano chords complete the melodies, and subtle reverb adds a roominess to the vocals. The second verse is rapped creating a contrast … Continue reading Ruben Young’s “Rachel Green” is a Perfect Addition To Your End of the Summer Playlist

Galactic Release Jazz-Funk Song to Raise Money for The Houseman’s Family

Galactic, based in New Orleans, have been working on the soulful song “Can’t You Believe” for the past year. The jazz-funk song features authentic vocals from The Houseman and instrumentation that will get just about anyone grooving. The song features a thick bass, sailing guitars, and a horn section that funks it up. The song is made complete with a strong hook melody consisting of … Continue reading Galactic Release Jazz-Funk Song to Raise Money for The Houseman’s Family

Glorietta’s Bare Bones Nature Makes For A Damn Good Rock Song

When you first hear “Golden Lonesome” by Glorietta you may think “…this track sounds really raw…” You will quickly recognize that the bare bones nature of this rock song is the perfect amount of production as it allows for enough room to really feel the soulful vocals completely. The guitar chord changes switch in ways that unexpected in most modern music and are very fitting … Continue reading Glorietta’s Bare Bones Nature Makes For A Damn Good Rock Song

Spoken Word Artist Poetic X’s Official Video for “Keep Hope Alive” [Poetry]

Artist Bio: Poetic X has been writing, performing, and teaching Poetry for over 15 years. Poetic X has released 3 Cds of Poetry/Spokenword ‘When Faith Begins II Flourish’, ‘From The Soil II The Surface’, and ‘XClamation The Art of Poetry’. Poetic X also has a self published poetry book ‘Poetic X 10’ Vol.1. Currently Poetic X is working on ‘Poetic X 10 Vol.2’ and his … Continue reading Spoken Word Artist Poetic X’s Official Video for “Keep Hope Alive” [Poetry]

Artist of the Day: Laura Jean Anderson with Soulful Sophomore Single

Our artist of the day is Laura Jean Anderson! Laura Jean Anderson has a soulful sound about her voice that draws listeners in quickly and completely. This LA-based, classically trained singer has just released her sophomore single titled “Love You Most” which has incredible production that combines both new school sounds with some retro vibes to create a unique song that is quite lovable to … Continue reading Artist of the Day: Laura Jean Anderson with Soulful Sophomore Single

Artist of the Day: Joe Garvey on “What Your Time Is Worth” & Inspirations (Exclusive Interview)

Joe Garvey is a fantastically talented singer-songwriter hailing from London! We got a chance to hear his debut song “What Your Time Is Worth.”  This is a song that combines pop and funk in a unique way bringing a fresh sound to the music scene. The song is both feel-good in it’s groove and empowering in it’s lyrics. The most impressive part of this song … Continue reading Artist of the Day: Joe Garvey on “What Your Time Is Worth” & Inspirations (Exclusive Interview)

Coyle Girelli Drops Americana-Favorite “My Blue Heart” while Gearing Up for LP Release

Coyle Girelli, the frontman of The Chevin, has just released his second solo Americana song titled “My Blue Heart.” The song is two minutes of pure glory – heavy guitars, a simple but rhythmic drum groove, and vocals that are drenched in soul. Deep emotions are carried throughout the song and bleed through in the recording, keeping the song relatable to anyone who is lonesome … Continue reading Coyle Girelli Drops Americana-Favorite “My Blue Heart” while Gearing Up for LP Release

Joslyn and the Sweet Compression Keep Fans Hungry, Release One Great Funk Song at a Time

Oooo yeah, let’s get funky! Joslyn and the Sweet Compression is bringing them godly funk vibes with their smash hit “Honey, Be.” The song is incredibly soulful, retro-sounding, and soothing to the soul. The vocals lay perfectly on top of the natural groove that the band jams on. The horn section comes in at the most fitting time to bring it to that next level … Continue reading Joslyn and the Sweet Compression Keep Fans Hungry, Release One Great Funk Song at a Time

Welshly Arms Create a Powerful Fusion of Rock N’ Roll & Gospel Music!

Welshly Arms are bringing that good blues and gospel music straight to your speakers! This Cleveland-based six-piece band has recently put out their powerful track titled “Down To The River.” The track skillfully combines the style of music heard in churches all across America with a blues-rock edge. The song may remind listeners of The White Stripes or The Black Keys at times. The track … Continue reading Welshly Arms Create a Powerful Fusion of Rock N’ Roll & Gospel Music!