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Voluptas Mors

Barcelona based duo, Voluptas Mors have created an eclectic electronica musical experience with their recent releases, which blend many styles of music to formulate a sound that is both familiar and original. One of their latest releases titled “Imagination” combines 80s synth vibes with contemporary sounding indie vocals. It’s a good combo, creating an energetic […]
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Dec. 15, 2017, 10:43 p.m.

Rollin – Various Artists

BUCK50ENT presents “Rollin,” a new single featuring OG Kaylyles, C Dollas & Get Right Sour. I have to say that the cover image is pretty pimp tight and looks like something out of a Grand Theft Auto game, even though the song itself is low key and chill. For a 3 minute jam, Rollin packs […]
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Dec. 15, 2017, 4:28 a.m.

Rhett Repko – And I Told Her So

Rhett Retko’s “And I Told Her So” (From the EP Thnx For The Ride) fuses classic rock’n’roll with contemporary style. This is impressively achieved without coming off as a throwback or “retro” novelty band. The musiciansmanship here is excellent, and the band works well together as a cohesive unit. It’s almost like they held a […]
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Dec. 14, 2017, 7:36 a.m.

Young C – Stayd Down

Kentucky based hip hop artist “YOUNG C” has released a video for his new track, “STAYD DOWN.” It appears to be set primarily in Lexington (Kroger Field is one of the locations.) The song is about someone recently released from prison after having served some time. People can have a change of heart in prison, […]
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Dec. 14, 2017, 6:19 a.m.

John J – All Falls Down

“All Falls Down” is a new track by John J off his new album, “Still Howling Too.” It’s a high energy, action packed, little jam. The video reminds me vaguely of a tricked out version the opening title sequences to James Bond films. The song itself is a top tier production. For someone not particularly […]
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Dec. 11, 2017, 7:48 a.m.

Nega Blast X – Dark Matter

“Dark Matter” is the fourth album from Nega Blast X (a trance, techno and industrial music project formed in 2010 by Burbank Music Arranger, Author and Digital Artist Dominic R.) The album gets right down to business with the opening title track, which is high octane dance music, with an edge. It is a solid […]
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Dec. 6, 2017, 4:42 p.m.

Tennin – Elusive

“ELUSIVE” is a new track from experimental, Paris based singer/songwriter, TENNIN. It is minimalist in nature, with just a slight percussive backing and could probably work even if it were just spoken word. TENNIN has an excellent voice and makes creative use of pacing and and cadence to lend the song an avant garde feel. […]
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Dec. 5, 2017, 6:13 p.m.

iLLy – On 4 Sum

New single available from rapper, “iLLy,” titled On 4 Sum. It’s a pretty straightforward hip hop song, which utilizes some moderate vocal effects processing and overall is pretty smooth. iLLY has a pretty good flow and transforms his voice into a prominent instrument. The backing music is melodic and easy on the ears. It kind […]
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Dec. 4, 2017, 11:34 p.m.

Shifty Eyes – Beast

Hip hop artist “Shifty Eyes,” from Alberta, Canada, certainly has an eye for theatrics, as is demonstrated in the recent video for his song, “Beast.” He is a highly entertaining and lively performer, and the aesthetic of his video vaguely reminds me of 90′s horror movies like Wishmaster. Production quality (on both the video and […]
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Dec. 4, 2017, 10:10 p.m.

Black Bluebirds – Love Kills Slowly

Black Bluebirds describe themselves as “an electrifying power trio from Minneapolis, Minnesota.” One of their newest tracks is titled “Love Kills Slowly” and is featured on their new album “Like Blood For Music.” The style and sound is low-key reminiscent of Bowie or Freddie Mercury, but darker, more avante garde and overall a little less […]
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Dec. 4, 2017, 7:24 a.m.

Foolish Ed – Never the Same

Well well well, what do we have here? Boulder based indie hip hop artist “Foolish Ed” doesn’t present his music with a lot of slick packaging and cheesy marketing, but he does deliver in the a e s t h e t i c s department. The video for his new LoFi jam “Never the […]
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Dec. 4, 2017, 6:49 a.m.

Cody Daniel – The Night

Vocalist Cody Daniel is a somewhat unique artist in that his music combines elements from unlikely genres, such as alternative, R&B, pop soul. Others do this, but Daniel seems much more conscious of his eclectic influences. It’s not surprising. Younger musicians today have been exposed to many musical styles in their lives through, whereas artists […]
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Dec. 4, 2017, 6:22 a.m.

Kaseeno – Antonio Banderas (Trap Party Vol 1)

Just a heads up, popular artist “Kaseeno” has released a teaser video for his catchy single “Antonio Banderas” (the song is also featured on his latest album, Trap Party Vol 1.) True to it’s name, it’s a fun party jam. Kaseeno delivers the Spanish lyrics well, managing to keep things tight even with the song’s […]
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Dec. 3, 2017, 9:46 p.m.

Heart of a King – Furyus DJ Dee Kimble – Chess – Kamara O Fa

“Heart of a King” is a collaborative hip hop effort featuring several artists. It is a smooth and fairly laid back jam. In line with one of the creators, the song utilizes a chess analogy and that of claiming one’s birthright as the rightful heir to the throne. Despite the talk of “kings” the lyrics […]
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Dec. 2, 2017, 10:55 p.m.

Luna 13 – Devourer of Light EP

Los Angeles based group Luna 13 is an interesting band in that they manage to combine the ambiance of black metal with EDM, incorporating avant garde performance art qualities along the way. Recently, the band was allegedly shut down mid-performance at the Artisan Hotel in Las Vegas after some brief nudity on stage as part […]
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Dec. 2, 2017, 3:39 p.m.

Lou Patty – EP

Dutch band “Lou Patty” has a new 4 song EP out and has released a video for one of the tracks, “Hostile.” The first thing that struck me about “Hostile” is that the synths are just radical. I mean seriously the opening synths are awesome, and this trend continues throughout the song. As someone who […]
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Dec. 2, 2017, 6:13 a.m.

Feather Haiku – By Marie Helen Abramyan

In the foliage A kind token from a bird Feather in Fall’s grass “Feather Haiku” is one of Marie Helen’s most recent poems. She is becoming known for her seasonally themed poetry. Though short in length, this haiku is nonetheless thought provoking, offering the reader a silver lining in the changing season as we head […]
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Dec. 1, 2017, 11:15 p.m.

SuriLee – Don’t Know

Fremont,CA based artist SuriLee got her start singing Bollywood hit songs to friends and family in her native India. Her training in Hindustani classical music influences her music, which includes elements of Pop and R&B. He latest release, “Don’t Know” (from her debut album, “Wild Lily”) is kind of a mellow, yet personal song, with […]
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Nov. 29, 2017, 4:31 p.m.

Purejoypeople – Southern Part of Heaven EP

Purejoypeople, a “rock’n’soul” musical duo, have just released their third EP “Southern Part of Heaven.” Recorded in Chapel Hill, NC, “Southern Part of Heaven” is meticulously well produced, as is apparent right away with the first track,”Satisfied.” The group’s vocalist, “Pure Joy,” has a terrific voice and her out front vocals drive the song soulfully […]
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Nov. 27, 2017, 9:10 p.m.

Putu Putu – Giver Boi

(featuring DJ Tira, DJ Maphorisa, DJ Sox – Naak Musiq) Giver Boi, a pop singer from South Africa has a new music video release for his song,”Putu Putu.” The beats in the song are the best part of the song, building and balancing the right amount of drama throughout the song. Putu Putu is mostly […]
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Nov. 25, 2017, 6:11 a.m.