Dakil’s Debut Release “Spend the Day” is Fire! (Exclusive Interview)

Dakil is a SoCal-based singer-songwriter that uses ambient sounds fused with soft acoustic guitars and a melodic vocal with great vibrato. His vocal sound sounds like a combination of Zox, Peter Gabriel, Francis & The Lights and Mumford and Sons. “Spend The Day” is Dakil’s first original song release that uses string instruments like guitars and violins plus incredible vocals. The hook of the song … Continue reading Dakil’s Debut Release “Spend the Day” is Fire! (Exclusive Interview)

To Make Pretend’s ‘One More Day’ Is Sweet and Simple

The Make Pretend’s new song ‘One More Day’ has some Elliott Smith in it, but expresses its own take on acoustic guitar music. Clearly, a lot of thought went into this subdued, poppy tune. This New York-based project spearheaded by singer-songwriter Jason Verlaine in conjunction with members of Norah Jones, Joseph Arthur and Autumn Defense has a lot to offer. The drums are right where they … Continue reading To Make Pretend’s ‘One More Day’ Is Sweet and Simple

Chris Reardon’s ‘Fighting Man’ Is Some High Quality Blues Rock

Chris Reardon’s new live performance of his track ‘Fighting Man’ at Resident Studios in London packs the punch of a studio recording. This bluesy, riff-oriented garage rock track is energizing and full of life. This English native is carrying on the torch of his country’s blues rock superstars like Led Zeppelin and The Yardbirds. Reardon’s whirring, sly guitar and signature voice carry the tune. The … Continue reading Chris Reardon’s ‘Fighting Man’ Is Some High Quality Blues Rock

Dü’s ‘So Sweet’ Will Make You Want to Dü the Dü

Dü’s new track, ‘So Sweet’, is some dejected, low-key alternative rap. The track is defined by the dual vocal approach. Singer Celia Bolgatz’s sweet, soulful crooning contrasts and compliments rapper Matt Hall’s throaty, mumbled bars. The beat is jumpy and kind of squeaky, differentiating Dü from most of its rhythmically homogenous contemporaries. The little bass accents that found there way into the track do a lot … Continue reading Dü’s ‘So Sweet’ Will Make You Want to Dü the Dü

L8loomer’s ‘Count on Me’ Is Some Chilled Out Hip-Hop

Tampa, FL native L8loomer’s new song ‘Count on Me’ is a chilled out classic hip-hop tune. The track, which features Banoffee, is defined by its warm synths and its reasonable, subdued beat. L8loomer does a really good job of creating an environment on this track. You wouldn’t even need to speak English to understand the vibe he’s getting. ‘Count on Me’ was featured on L8loomer’s … Continue reading L8loomer’s ‘Count on Me’ Is Some Chilled Out Hip-Hop

BamBoo’s Music is Filled w Great Vocal Melodies and Hooks!

BamBoo is out with a new EP titled “Cheers” that just dropped via SoundCloud on April 14th, 2018! We had the privilege of listening to the first single off of that EP titled “Bayou.” The song is contagiously catchy from the time the guitar pulsates in the introduction. When the lead vocal comes in, the song grows even stronger! The vocals feel like they are … Continue reading BamBoo’s Music is Filled w Great Vocal Melodies and Hooks!

Sparkee’s Remix of ‘Something About Us’ Will Light a Spark Under You

Sparkee’s new remix of the Daft Punk classic ‘Something About Us’ puts the fun in funk. This nu disco track maintains the integrity of the original while adding Sparkee’s own personal flair to the mix. As expected, Sparkee’s track is far more straight-forward and in your face than Daft Punk’s. While the original may be one of Daft Punk’s least club friendly tracks, on his … Continue reading Sparkee’s Remix of ‘Something About Us’ Will Light a Spark Under You

‘Food for the Worms’ by Camarano Is Food for Thought

‘Food for the Worms’, the new song from Australian singer-songwriter Camarano, is a laid-back, pensive folk track. This vibe-oriented, quiet tune is a strong showing from Camarano. In addition to his own acoustic guitar, he has worked a plethora of different instruments in here to achieve the exact sound he envisioned. Compositionally, this took way more foresight and work than can generally be expected from … Continue reading ‘Food for the Worms’ by Camarano Is Food for Thought

Benny Mayne Blesses Listeners w Stripped Down Version of “Bounce”

Benny Mayne has got a knack for creating viral music that everyone can relate to whether they would admit it or not. He puts words into his music that most people don’t have the bravery to say out loud to their friends. He’s bringing these lyrics to hundreds of thousands of people! Benny sings with soul and confidence making you believe every single word he … Continue reading Benny Mayne Blesses Listeners w Stripped Down Version of “Bounce”

‘Follow Me’ by Echo Nebraska Will Actually Make You Want to Follow Them

Echo Nebraska’s new song ‘Follow Me’ is a pop-oriented, bluegrass-influenced folk rock track. The group, which is in many ways reminiscent of Mumford and Sons, hails from Vancouver, BC. Although they recently lost founding member and long-time bassist Gunn Park, the band has trudged on to record their new LP Hold Up to the Fire in his honor. The combination of effervescent keys with consistent, rhythmic … Continue reading ‘Follow Me’ by Echo Nebraska Will Actually Make You Want to Follow Them