Rick Jamm – JamSphere http://jamsphere.com The Indie Music Magazine & Radio Network! Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:12:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Warren Cuccurullo (Duran Duran, Zappa) Unleashes A New Album – “Missing Person” http://jamsphere.com/news/warren-cuccurullo-duran-duran-zappa-unleashes-a-new-album-missing-person http://jamsphere.com/news/warren-cuccurullo-duran-duran-zappa-unleashes-a-new-album-missing-person#respond Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:12:09 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=36037 The persisting career of musician, singer, and songwriter Warren Bruce Cuccurullo, has reached incredible and indelible highs. He worked with the late, legendary Frank Zappa in the ’70s, founded Missing Persons in the ’80s, and became a long-term member of new wave legends Duran Duran in ’86, notably contributing to the band’s regained worldwide success […]

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The persisting career of musician, singer, and songwriter Warren Bruce Cuccurullo, has reached incredible and indelible highs. He worked with the late, legendary Frank Zappa in the ’70s, founded Missing Persons in the ’80s, and became a long-term member of new wave legends Duran Duran in ’86, notably contributing to the band’s regained worldwide success on the 1993 chart-busting “Wedding Album”. Not one to rest on his laurels, the talented Brooklyn born guitarist however, has always continued his solo and collaborative work, and has just unleashed his 12 track album “Missing Person”.

Described as “a deeply personal and conceptual record”, the album features tracks dedicated to his friends, peers, and heroes, and pays homage to the likes of Prince, Gary Numan, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. On this recording, Warren Cuccurullo maintains his venerable songwriting slants by challenging the listener to be curious, skeptical and aware – to question everything – while holding onto their core values, as they wander through a landscape of information that always seems to have an ulterior motive, and the truth of anything becomes a casualty.

The driving crunch of scorching guitars, vibrant warbling synths, pummeling beats and soaring vocals wash all over “Missing Person”, bringing both a feeling of nostalgia and a razor-sharp, cutting-edge modern-day production. The album fortifies Cuccurullo’s savory guitar riffs with more lavish textures that go from organic to electronic, drawing upon instruments that never sound out of place. Warren Cuccurullo has included a diverse range of songs and music that all seem to work together perfectly and transition smoothly throughout the album.

The twelve tracks on “Missing Person” includes: Me I Disconnect From You, Back in 1981, Einstein, 4U, You Should Dance To This, Party Ultimate, Dear Listener, Me, Jug and Doe, The Backwards Alphabeat Exercise and Drum Solo, God’s Creation, Invisible, Damned if You Do.

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INTERVIEW – Clinton Wilkie Continues To Perfect His Craft! http://jamsphere.com/twentyquestions/interview-clinton-wilkie-continues-to-perfect-his-craft http://jamsphere.com/twentyquestions/interview-clinton-wilkie-continues-to-perfect-his-craft#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:35:18 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=36030 Born and raised in North Dakota, Clinton Wilkie, didn’t begin playing guitar until 4 years ago, in which he was self-taught. He then began learning to sing in 2017 and not too long after writing songs as well. He currently resides in Minnesota where he continues to perfect his craft, and is in the process […]

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Born and raised in North Dakota, Clinton Wilkie, didn’t begin playing guitar until 4 years ago, in which he was self-taught. He then began learning to sing in 2017 and not too long after writing songs as well. He currently resides in Minnesota where he continues to perfect his craft, and is in the process of finishing his debut album.

  1. When and how did you get started singing and making music? And are you self-taught or did you have any formal training?

Clinton Wilkie: I am a self-taught musician. After the passing of my grandfather, I decided I wanted to play. I started learning guitar mid-2015, singing in 2017, and songwriting also in late 2017.

  1. Who were your first and strongest musical influences that you can remember?

Clinton Wilkie: My first influences would have had to have been Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Dylan Scott, and Morgan Wallen.

  1. For most artists, originality is first preceded by a phase of learning and, often, emulating others. What was this like for you? How would you describe your own development as an artist and music maker, and the transition towards your own style?

Clinton Wilkie: In the beginning I went through many phases, many sounds and many voices. It was definitely crucial to finding my own sound and my voice and finding comfort and confidence in myself and my voice. I think the process itself helped to build character and an even deeper passion then I had known was there.

  1. What do you feel are the key elements in your music that should resonate with listeners?

Clinton Wilkie: I feel that my music is versatile. I grew up on country music and the style and sounds it had to offer, but have also kept up to date on the modern country sound my generation has evolved towards. I love to write with depth and true emotions and thoughts I feel or have felt. We all have felt the same blessings and same pains in our own way and I write in a way that can be seen from multiple perspectives.

  1. What do you think mainly separates you from the massive crowd of artists emerging right now on platforms all over the web?

Clinton Wilkie: What separates me from the rest of the pack is maintaining my culture all while bringing a marketable sound. I come from the north but have a sound appreciated by both the north and south

  1. What is your process when composing, recording and producing your music? Do you collaborate with others or outsource any of these tasks?

Clinton Wilkie: My process is simple. I don’t like outside influences impacting my writing so when I go into writing mode, I go radio silent and don’t listen to music. I free myself of distractions and go through memories and thoughts until I know what I want to write about, and what I want to say. It usually starts with finding a melody and then finding a progression that suits it.

  1. If you could work with any international artist or producer of your choice, who would you like to work with on a song?

Clinton Wilkie: If I could work with anyone, it would be a toss-up between Luke Combs and Morgan Wallen.

  1. What key ingredients do you always try and infuse into your performances?

Clinton Wilkie: I love to keep my performances full of energy and good vibes. We love to enjoy ourselves on stage and want everyone involved to share the same experience.

  1. What has been the most difficult thing you’ve had to endure in your career or life so far, and how did you overcome the event?

Clinton Wilkie: The most difficult thing I’ve had to overcome in my career, would be overcoming the fears and self-doubts within myself. I overcame this with practice, patience, and understanding of myself and the music I wanted to make. The support and love I’ve received has also been a big factor in confidence and moving forward.

  1. What would you consider a successful, proud or significant point in your career so far?

Clinton Wilkie: My happiest and proudest moments and accomplishments for me would have to be stepping foot into the studio in Nashville for the very first time, or the first time I had a crowd sing my song back to me while performing. Nothing beats those feelings.

  1. If you had the opportunity to change one thing about how the music business works right now, what would that be?

Clinton Wilkie: If I could change one thing, it would be that the amount of money one has should not be the deciding factor in success and one achieving their dreams.

  1. How do you handle criticism and/or haters in general? Is it something you pay attention to, or simply ignore?

Clinton Wilkie: Rather than ignoring hate or relying to it, I take it in, and I use it as fuel and inspiration and do what I can to prove the criticism and hate wrong.

  1. Which aspects of being an independent artist excites you most and which aspects discourages you most?

Clinton Wilkie: Being independent allows me to make the music I want on the schedule I choose and gives me all around more freedom. The negatives of being independent is you have less reach and it makes it a bit harder to be heard.

  1. What is your relationship with visual media? Do you think videos are important for your music, and will you be producing one for your single?

Clinton Wilkie: I feel like visuals are good to have. It allows the fans to see more of the artists view on things and feel more connected than just listening to the song. I definitely plan on releasing a music video in the future.

  1. In general, do you consider Internet and all the social media websites as fundamental in building a career in music today, and what is your personal relationship with the new technology at hand?

Clinton Wilkie: Internet is a very crucial way of networking and marketing brands. I feel like I know enough to progress, but can always use more knowledge.

  1. If someone has never heard your music, which keywords would you personally use to describe your overall sound and style?

Clinton Wilkie: A touch of Texas country and modern country all in one. Radio ready sound.

  1. Could you tell us something about your latest release?

Clinton Wilkie: My latest release is a feel good song about “the chase” and finding something or someone you just gotta have.

  1. Do you only create and work in a studio environment, or do you also find time to perform live? And is so, which of these two do you ultimately prefer and why?

Clinton Wilkie: I do both studio and live performances. They both have their perks, but I’m a people person and feed off of energy so I love performing to live crowds and interacting.

  1. If any, which current artists do you listen to and respect for their artistic endeavors?

Clinton Wilkie: Lately I’ve had Morgan Wallen, Lewis Capaldi, and Kane Brown on repeat.

  1. What do you find most rewarding about what you do? And do you have a specific vision or goal that you would like to achieve in the near future?

Clinton Wilkie: The thing I find most rewarding about what I do, is getting the opportunity to, even if for 3 minutes, change someone’s mood or mind for the better. Getting to entertain people and allow them to forget all the negativity going on around them. My goal is to continue doing what I love, and hopefully continue growing and making music people can love.

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Guccibenx – Curing Depression with Good Music! http://jamsphere.com/twentyquestions/guccibenx-curing-depression-with-good-music http://jamsphere.com/twentyquestions/guccibenx-curing-depression-with-good-music#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:47:51 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=36011 Jonathan Benjamin, popularly known by his stage name Guccibenx, was born on January 24, 1998. Deeply moved by his depressed and lonely childhood lifestyle, with no friends and filled with anxieties, he began writing sad musical lyrics to ease his pain on how the world lives and how the people live with the world. Bestowed […]

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Jonathan Benjamin, popularly known by his stage name Guccibenx, was born on January 24, 1998. Deeply moved by his depressed and lonely childhood lifestyle, with no friends and filled with anxieties, he began writing sad musical lyrics to ease his pain on how the world lives and how the people live with the world. Bestowed with so much talent, Guccibenx decided to go musical by making digital instrumentals and vocally recorded lyrics independently. His debut album “Awoken Asylum” expresses his depressed lyrics and sad vocals accompanied by heartbroken feels together with hood lifestyle. Guccibenx voiced out during an interview saying he’s here to cure depression with his good music.

  1. Tell us something about your youth and how you got started making music?

Guccibenx: I started music by writing lyrics when I was young, along the line I stopped writing because I felt I don’t need it which is proven wrong at the moment. I always sing along great rappers and singers anytime I do listen to their song, and that helps me build my music skills a lot. I began learning how to make instrumentals with the help of great producer showing their skills online. After watching my progress in beats making, I say to myself to whom will I wait to promote my beat making with? And I say to myself, nobody but me. So I started flowing on my own beats and it awesome.

  1. Who were your first and strongest musical influences that you can remember?

Guccibenx: lil Wayne, Bruno Mars, Rihanna and Dr Dre.

  1. For most artists, originality is first preceded by a phase of learning and, often, emulating others. What was this like for you? How would you describe your own development as an artist and music maker, and the transition towards your own style?

Guccibenx: I just started making music lol, but I don’t think there will be a specific pattern of making music for me, I will do anything that brings joy. For originality, I believe you should keep it 100 from day 1, if you want to create your own originality, then you have to be original from onset. But I see nothing bad in picking another artist style, provided it’s what you and the audience like.

  1. What do you feel are the key elements in your music that should resonate with listeners?

Guccibenx: Passion, melodies and fascinating story line. Every time I make music, I try so hard to make sure my melodies are good and the lyrics too.

  1. What do you think mainly separates you from the massive crowd of artists emerging right now on platforms all over the web?

Guccibenx: Firstly, I make my instrumentals so my music is purely me. And my style is distinctive as well because am mixing the trap style with the Afro style, so it’s a new thing.

  1. Do you write your own lyrics, and if so, where do you mostly draw your inspiration from?

Guccibenx: I do write my lyrics and I get my inspiration from almost anything that inspires me, it can be another artist or something antique, unique and different.

  1. What is your process when making beats, recording and producing your music? Do you collaborate with others or outsource any of these tasks?

Guccibenx: Not really, 100% me. But am looking forward to see myself work with great people…music is togetherness

  1. What key ingredients do you always try and infuse into your performances?

Guccibenx: Sadness in my heart due to how the world operates

  1. What has been the most difficult thing you’ve had to endure in your career or life so far, and how did you overcome the event?

Guccibenx: The most difficult thing I’ve faced in music production would be beat making, how to make the mix sound good, and also I have faced the problem of finding legit promoters and that I’ve not truly overcome.

  1. What would you consider a successful, proud or significant point in your career so far?

Guccibenx: Billboard. I will be so proud to see my song in the billboard chart.

  1. If you had the opportunity to change one thing about how the music business works right now, what would that be?

Guccibenx: I can’t say much about this. I haven’t encounter any real big problem with the music business. I but I would say how up and coming artist are treated and how record label extort artist.

  1. How do you handle criticism and/or haters in general? Is it something you pay attention to, or simply ignore?

Guccibenx: I don’t even know who’s a hater, I just ignore.

  1. Which aspects of being an independent artist excites you most and which aspects discourages you most?

Guccibenx: The part of independency that interest me the most is you keeping everything to yourself and doing anything you want at your time. But what discourage me the most is the connection. You won’t even look like an artist until you’re famous. Independent artist don’t have connection to the bigger promoters and artist branding as well. So it’s a hard decision to make as both tends to tend on something.

  1. What is your relationship with visual media? Do you think videos are important for your music, and have you, or will you be producing any video clips?

Guccibenx: Sure videos are very important, as it shows your audience what you really are and also it gives vivid explanations to your music. Am looking forward in making lots and lots of videos for my music.

  1. In general, do you consider Internet and all the social media websites as fundamental in building a career in music today, and what is your personal relationship with the new technology at hand?

Guccibenx: I consider Social media and social media marketing as a great tool, as a matter of fact I will say a great startup tool. Am also putting lots of efforts in making my socials look better as well.

  1. If someone has never heard your music, which keywords would you personally use to describe your overall sound and style?

Guccibenx: Dark sad trap

  1. Could you tell us something about the making of your latest release?

Guccibenx: My latest release “Cops Moment”. Seeing plenty of artist been taking to prison, with most of them doing literally nothing to be given the prison sentence. I felt so bad and I was having a string slow beats, which I flow on and I like the track. Y’all will as well.

  1. Do you have any favorite track in your catalog that has a specific backstory and/or message and meaning very dear to you?

Guccibenx: “Cops Moment” because of Nigga’s unlawfully taken to jail. “Heartbroken Flirt and Bitches snitch too” are the melodious.

  1. Do you only create and work in a studio environment, or do you also find time to perform live? And which of these two do you ultimately prefer and why?

Guccibenx: I will love to do both, but I love working in studio.

  1. What do you find most rewarding about what you do? And do you have a specific vision or goal that you would like to achieve in the near future with this project?

Guccibenx: Rewarding? Everything little thing I do or add to my music career is rewarding to me. Am looking to be known with my present project on ground. I want to be known and respected as an artist too.

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INTERVIEW with Up and Coming Singer-Songwriter Adriana Dunn http://jamsphere.com/twentyquestions/interview-with-up-and-coming-singer-songwriter-adriana-dunn http://jamsphere.com/twentyquestions/interview-with-up-and-coming-singer-songwriter-adriana-dunn#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 22:23:51 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=36003 Adriana Dunn was born on July 18, 1999 (20 years old) in La Paz, Bolivia, and is the middle daughter of Jaime Dunn and Maria Laura Magnan. Adriana started singing at a very young age and sang for a Bolivian choir for five years. Growing up she was always involved in singing and other musical […]

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Adriana Dunn was born on July 18, 1999 (20 years old) in La Paz, Bolivia, and is the middle daughter of Jaime Dunn and Maria Laura Magnan. Adriana started singing at a very young age and sang for a Bolivian choir for five years. Growing up she was always involved in singing and other musical activities and once graduated from high school decided to pursue a musical career more seriously. Adriana is currently attending Bradley University in Peoria (IL) where she is majoring in the music business and entertainment industry. She writes, produces and records all of her songs.

“I was told that I didn’t have a chance as a performer,” says Adriana, “but that just pushed me to teach myself more techniques and pursue my dream.”
  1. When and how did you get started singing and making music? And are you self-taught or did you have any formal training?

Adriana Dunn: I started singing when I was about 8 years old. When growing up I was part of a choir for about five years, but in the choir, I just sang; didn’t learn anything about music theory, singing techniques, etc. So basically I never had the chance to actually have formal training because where I live resources are limited when it comes to music. As I was getting older I started to take singing more seriously and started to mimic some other artist’s techniques and I would spend hours practicing, so I think it is safe to say that I taught myself everything I know when it comes to singing. About a year ago I started to write my music, and once I had about three songs written I decided to also start producing my music. I did some research and just started to put some beats, sounds, and recordings together so I basically learned with the process.

  1. Who were your first and strongest musical influences that you can remember?

Adriana Dunn: Growing up I remember I would spend hours listening to Talia, Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, One Republic, Maroon five and Enrique Iglesias. Those artists have different styles and vocal techniques and I was always trying to achieve their sounds. I feel like each one of them influenced me into the style of music and vocal techniques I use in my own music now; I am like a mix of their writing styles, vocal skills, tempos, rhythm, and genre.

  1. For most artists, originality is first preceded by a phase of learning and, often, emulating others. What was this like for you? How would you describe your own development as an artist and music maker, and the transition towards your own style?

Adriana Dunn: I definitely agree when it comes to emulating other artists when you are searching for your own style and musical identity; while emulating others you actually learn, that’s where all my vocal skills come from. I used to spend hours trying to achieve Ariana Grande’s vibrato and airy sound, Rihana’s rhythms, Christina Aguilera’s powerful sound, One Republic’s dynamics, and Adam Levine’s high notes and falsettos. I haven’t mastered all of these techniques yet but I did learn a lot from these artists because I eventually realized what my strengths and weaknesses are when singing, and I adapted the things I learned to my level and vocal capacity. When I started to write my music I was trying to follow Adele’s writing style and lyrics but ended up discovering that my lyrics shift more towards Billie Eilish and Lauv’s. I share with them a very metaphoric and dark writing style with a lot of imagery and symbolism, but it is still not literally the same. When it came to the production of my sounds, I discovered that it didn’t matter how hard I tried to make my music to sound like the songs I usually listen to, but it was always completely different. I saw more of a dark pop essence in my compositions that at the same time is influenced by a mixture of styles of all the artists I love. I feel like emulating others helps you to identify yourself as a musician because you learn things and personalize small pieces of those artists you admire, and the mixture of all the things you acquire make you who you are as a musician. At least that is how it worked for me.

  1. What do you feel are the key elements in your music that should resonate with listeners?

Adriana Dunn: I would have to say that my music is personalized and real. What I mean with this is that everybody can relate to my lyrics because you can see them with a lot of different point of views and there is always one perspective that will make you relate to my music in a very personal and real way. I always include very intimate elements, emotions, and experiences that I know for sure can reach and relate to other people’s emotions individually. I also play a lot with my beats, making them very simple to understand but very complex to experience. There is always a lot going on in my beats so it makes the listening experience more interesting, making people focus in every single aspect of each song; because that is what matters, a complete listening experience, not only a catchy beat or nice lyrics.

  1. What do you think mainly separates you from the massive crowd of artists emerging right now on platforms all over the web?

Adriana Dunn: I like to think that I write feelings instead of writing lyrics. I don’t want my music to move masses of people, but move every listener’s emotions to a deeper level.  As I said before, I always write with real emotions I have or life experiences. My lyrics have a lot of depth and I talk about topics I feel everyone can relate to. We all go through breakups, we all feel lost sometimes, we feel anger, we feel sadness, we feel incapable of stopping things from happening, just as we feel happy, proud, etc. My lyrics include emotions that I feel at the moment and I try to include musical elements that relate to those feelings. I want to achieve an entire musical experience for my listeners; so they can actually feel what I sing about. A good example would be my single “Isn’t It?” where I talk about realizing something is over and how feelings drift away. There’s a lot of sadness and anger in those lyrics and I decided to accompany it with a very minimalistic and monotonous sound, where the strongest element is the bass. I feel like the bass gives the song the depth the lyrics have and it makes you dive into every word and beat of the song.

  1. What is your process when composing, recording and producing your music? Do you collaborate with others or outsource any of these tasks?

Adriana Dunn: I normally start by creating an underlying melody for the song. After I create this melody, I stop producing music and start writing lyrics. For this, I use a lot of emotional recall. I write the lyrics as I listen to the melody I created so the lyrics will fit the tempo, rhythm, and mood of the beat. Once I have the first verse I go back to the music and start adding more sounds. Once the first verse is written and musically produced, I write the chorus and  accommodate more powerful sounds to the music that belongs to it. After I have the first verse and chorus ready I go ahead and finish the song using the tempos I have already measured for the first two parts and basically just repeat them to have a second verse and chorus. The bridge is the last thing I work on because it is usually hard to figure out. I always want my bridge to be as different from the rest of the song as I can so it normally takes more time to come up with.

I like to collaborate with others. When I collaborate I normally write the lyrics and they make the music because I think my songwriting skills are a little stronger than my beat making ones. Normally when I’m collaborating with other artists they create the music first and then I accommodate the lyrics once the music is ready, which can be hard sometimes because the music already has a lot of different melodies, but I still enjoy working with other people and challenging myself with their music and styles.

  1. If you could work with any international artist or producer of your choice, who would you like to work with on a song?

Adriana Dunn: This is a really tough question. There are so many different artists I would love to collaborate with. But I think that if I can only choose one it would have to be Lauv. Even though he is a very new artist I feel like his music fits very well my voice and my style. He has a lot of collaborations with different artists and it is noticeable that his voice and style are very adaptable to others, which makes me think that I could literally make a hit with him. I share a lot of things with him when it comes to the underlying melodies, beats, tempos, and style even though my musical compositions have more of a melancholic tone. He also has very powerful, truthful and real lyrics just as I do so I’m very sure that we could make something amazing together.

  1. What key ingredients do you always try and infuse into your music? 

Adriana Dunn: Definitely emotions. They are the key to my music. But not emotions expressed in only words, but also musically. Music has different moods, colors, and vibes so for me is very important to find the musical balance to create the feelings I want to transmit. Besides this, I always want to include unexpected vocal changes and intriguing melodies so it is more interesting to listen. Most songs are very predictable, you already know if the singer is going to go higher or lower, softer or louder. In my songs, I like to make my listener think I’m going to do something vocally and then do the complete opposite. I think it makes the listener want to immerse themselves deeper because they want to know what is going to change and what else is going to happen, it creates suspense, completing the listening experience that I want to achieve.

  1. What has been the most difficult thing you’ve had to endure in your career or life so far, and how did you overcome the event?

Adriana Dunn: Many events marked my life in some way or another and I could write a book just by answering this question but I’m only going to talk about two things that marked me the most personally and also in my career. One of the hardest things I had to overcome in my personal life was the passing of my best friend when I was fourteen years old. She had cancer and her fight against it was one of the most amazing but heartbreaking things I’ve experienced. She was the strongest person I’ll ever know. When she passed I was devastated but I have this one text message from her, the last one she sent to me and it said “No matter what I’m always going to be proud of you, I believe in you, now I just need you to believe in yourself. I love you.” I don’t think I’ll ever finish overcoming this, but it surely made me stronger and made me believe in myself. Every time I doubt myself I read that text, she keeps me going every day.

Professionally in my music career, the hardest thing I had to endure has a lot to do with the limited musical resources I had while growing up. Not having a formal musical training put me in a disadvantage in many opportunities but the one that almost made me give up my dreams happened last year. I wanted to study vocal performance, but since I didn’t have a formal education in music, I wasn’t able to audition. Besides this, I went on and asked if I could at least sing. Once I sang I was told that I had no talent nor future in the music field. This was all I dreamt of and a person I admired at my university’s music department told me I had no future and that I should give up. When you admire someone and they tell you suck is one of the most awful feeling ever, is just another type of heartbreak. After hearing this I didn’t want to sing anymore but with time I realized it was my dream, not hers and she had to right to tell me to give up my dreams. It was right after this that I started to make my music because it’s my dream, I know I have what it takes and I believe in myself. These two moments in my life are very related because they both taught me to be stronger and that I only need to believe I can do it to be able to accomplish it.

  1. What would you consider a successful, proud or significant point in your career so far? 

Adriana Dunn: I would say the release of my song “Lose Myself” is probably the most significant moment in my career right now. This was my first song ever and I didn’t expect it to hit as hard as it did. The song talks about how you can be surrounded by so many things and still feel lost and in a dark place, how you can pretend you are alright but inside just feel like you’re falling apart. I received so many messages from people from all over the world telling me the song helped them get through situations or change their mindset over life. It was crazy how I was able to reach people in place that I never imagine, and at the same time, reach them individually with my lyrics. People related to the lyrics, loved the musical arrangements, and told me they believed in me. This song means a lot to me and knowing that it meant a lot for other people was the most satisfying feeling in the world.

  1. If you had the opportunity to change one thing about how the music business works right now, what would that be?

Adriana Dunn: Before I answer this question I have to give credit to my Professor Carl Anderson for teaching me about all of this. I would honestly give you a very superficial answer if it wasn’t because I now actually understand the music business. So thank you, Mr. Anderson. Many different laws constitute copyright in music in the US and also in foreign countries, and even though they seem to work, many aspects need to change. There are a lot of issues that I feel should change but something I care about are the broadcast mechanical rights. The broadcast mechanical rights are a royalty generated when radio stations record artists in a specific location and then reproduce the tape to be distributed to other stations for re-broadcasting. This creates a new copy of the song, which creates a new mechanical royalty. This new royalty is paid one hundred percent to the publisher, and then they are in charge of distributing the money according to the split they have with the artists. The problem is that these mechanical rights are non-existing in the United States, therefore the money gets collected but not paid in the US. The money that gets collected is sent to “the black box”. This is an issue because artists are making a lot of money outside the US thanks to the broadcasting mechanical rights because their songs are played in radios in other countries and that generates money, but they are never receiving a single penny from this money because those royalties are non-existing in the US. This royalty constitutes nearly one-third of royalties paid in foreign countries, but artists in the US are losing all that money. The United States should implement broadcast mechanical royalties so artists can get fully compensated for their work being distributed outside the US. Artists are not the only ones that are losing money since the producer also shares this money, and also the US economy is impacted by the music industry so if all these royalties were collected in the US it would be beneficial for literally everyone and money wouldn’t be earned just to get lost.

  1. How do you handle criticism and/or haters in general? Is it something you pay attention to, or simply ignore?

Adriana Dunn: Haters and criticism is something I pay more attention to than I actually should. I have to admit that negative comments and hate are things that affected me a lot when I was starting. If someone said something bad about my music I would be just like “that’s it, I’m never singing again” and I would get upset and even cry. But with time I realized you have to balance positive criticism and good comments with the bad ones. You can’t let a negative comment to affect you more than a good one does, it should be the other way around. Now I do pay a lot of attention to haters and bad comments but I use them in my advantage as if it was constructive criticism and I try to do it better the next time. I can’t say you should ignore bad comments because they help you improve and grow as an artist. You can’t please everyone, and having that in mind I just focus on trying to please the people that supports me and then use the negativism to improve and become better as an artist and as a person.

  1. Which aspects of being an independent artist excites you most and which aspects discourages you most?

Adriana Dunn: The good aspect of being independent is that I own all my right, I own all my music and I don’t have to share any of the profit with a big company, label, etc. I keep all the money and rights of my music so I feel safe because I know everything that’s happening with my music and career. But on the other hand, something that discourages me from being an independent artist is that it is harder to achieve the goals I have. I don’t have millions of dollars for a music video, an amazing audio engineer and a lot of promotion and publicity, which is something signed artists have. I don’t have as much exposure as I would if I was signed, I am also responsible for all the work. Being independent makes the work even harder because you can’t put the responsibility on top of someone else’s shoulders and you don’t get as much exposure as a signed artist does, so it discourages me that maybe if I’m still independent I won’t be able to become who I want to be or won’t get as far as I wish.

  1. What is your relationship with visual media? Do you think videos are important for your music, and have you, or will you be producing any?

Adriana Dunn: I think visual media is a key element for this industry. Good music accompanied with a video is always amazing. Some people only like songs because they like the music video. Videos attract a lot of people so I think they are crucial to have them as an artist. I will be producing music videos for my songs once I have more economical stability and a stronger fan base. I want to grow my audience so then I can release a video that will get the views it deserves.

  1. In general, do you consider the Internet and all the social media websites as fundamental in building a career in music today, and what is your personal relationship with the new technology at hand?

Adriana Dunn: The internet, especially social media helps you a lot as an artist. Social media platforms can help you reach more people from all around the world so I think that you have to know how to use them in your advantage. I take advantage of social media to promote my content and my music and that is what helps me to put my name and my music out there. For me is very important to use Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter as promotion tools. I feel like it is possible to grow an audience without the internet, but it may take more time and effort. We have the tools we need for promotion in our hands so we should definitely take advantage of it.

  1. If someone has never heard your music, which keywords would you personally use to describe your overall sound and style?

Adriana Dunn: I would probably use Deep, Dark, Profound, intriguing, smooth, nostalgic, minimalist, interesting, new, distinct, rich, mellow, full, smooth, steady, calm, enlightening.

  1. Could you tell us something about the making of your latest release?

Adriana Dunn: My latest release is called “Love Letter” and it is a collaboration with Simulation, a very talented producer. I found his beats on SoundCloud and he has this one beat called “Love Letter” and I loved it. I reached out to him to make a collaboration. He sent me the beat and I had to add some lyrics to it. It was one of my favorite songs to work on because it was very easy for me to come up with lyrics for the song. I had to ask him to modify the tempos of the music so I could fit the chorus properly and organize the song better. Overall I think it was one of the fastest songs to create because the music already kind of clicked with me so I could come up with words easily.

  1. Do you have any favorite track in your catalog that has a specific backstory and/or message very dear to you?

Adriana Dunn: Yes. “Lose Myself” is my favorite song when it comes to the message and meaning it has for me. In this song, I talk to myself in a second-person perspective, which creates a very relatable sense of the song. I’m talking to myself, but I could also be talking to my listener, making them relate to the lyrics. The songs talks about losing yourself within your deepest thoughts and emotions, losing control of things and feeling in the dark while at the same time you superficially show yourself as happy, calmed and even in a good place. We are surrounded by so many things and sometimes we have to pretend we are something we are not, and that’s when we lose the sense of who we are. This song can be seen and understood in my different perspectives, you can see it in a way of losing control to find yourself and feel alive, you can see it as an inner monologue to feel better, you can see it as a talk between the singer and listener, this song can be seen as the listener wants to interpret it, but at the same time becomes emotionally real and relatable and that’s what I love about it. Once you find your own meaning within the song, you start liking it and understanding the message more and more.

  1. Do you only create and work in a studio environment, or do you also find time to perform live? And is so, which of these two do you ultimately prefer and why?

Adriana Dunn:  As of now I am more into a studio environment working in new music and content, but I try to perform live as much as I can. Right now I don’t have many original songs released so it is a little bit harder to go into a live scene if there is not much content to perform. I like live performance because I feel they are more intimate and I can connect with people in a more personalized way. I definitely can’t wait to be able to start touring and interacting with my listeners.

  1. What do you find most rewarding about what you do? And do you have a specific vision or goal that you would like to achieve in the near future?

Adriana Dunn: I think being able to touch people’s emotions is what drives me into writing music and creating songs. My goal is to be able to share personal experiences through my music that people can relate to. I want to create deep connections with my listeners through amazing musical experiences. My goal is not driven by fame or money, but the fact that I could live by doing what I love and expressing what I feel. I want to always be able to create real content that moves real people. For me is amazing when people tell me that my music moved them in some way. Knowing that I can touch one person’s heart means the world to me, and that’s what I want to do with my music.

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J Tizzle: “The Chill Zone Vol 3” – an enchanting soulful flavor hardly encountered before! http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/j-tizzle-the-chill-zone-vol-3-an-enchanting-soulful-flavor-hardly-encountered-before http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/j-tizzle-the-chill-zone-vol-3-an-enchanting-soulful-flavor-hardly-encountered-before#respond Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:38:33 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35992 As living things, we need a steady supply of certain ingredients to survive. In music, the formula is undeniably similar. A song requires both rhythm and pitch. For the musically hungrier amongst us, these ingredients are not enough. We need to add extras, such as mood, atmosphere, emotion and groove. Unfortunately, even with the proper […]

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As living things, we need a steady supply of certain ingredients to survive. In music, the formula is undeniably similar. A song requires both rhythm and pitch. For the musically hungrier amongst us, these ingredients are not enough. We need to add extras, such as mood, atmosphere, emotion and groove. Unfortunately, even with the proper ingredients and extras the results are not always as expected. Stagnancy spreads within the craftsman, as well as a lack of skill or emotion. Luckily one, by the name of J Tizzle (Jeffery Townsend Sr.), avoids these annoying traits. Within his songbook exists all of the essential factors needed. He not only equips himself with chill, jazzy instrumentals, but also with intelligent arrangements, samples and voices capable of gliding atop.

J Tizzle’s reluctance to produce a track which isn’t seemingly passionate, authentic, or ear-endearing gives his latest project – “The Chill Zone Vol 3” – an enchanting soulful flavor hardly encountered before.

The taste is smooth and distinguishable, with all the flavors seamlessly blended. He meshes hip-hop rhythms with bubbling basslines, shimmering pianos and even the high profiled production tweaks of one of Atlanta’s top producers and vocalists KayJay who adds important spice to the singles “Fan Ta See” and “Hustle“, as well as the album opener “Vibe”.

Moreover, J Tizzle’s ability to portray emotion is awe-inspiring and the majority of the instrumentals on here are in fact enjoyed without the assistance of vocals. It’s a rare occurrence that someone as talented as J Tizzle comes around from the underground, so his impact will soon be felt.

J Tizzle provides gorgeous beats that amplify the surface beauty of each bar while also attempting to create artistry through juxtaposition. This is evident on the upbeat contrasts of “Moonlight Trance” and the slow-burn of “Sky Talk”.

J Tizzle’s production, while always technically stunning, is consistently gorgeous. On “Ship Has Sailed” he uses jazzy, melodic loops to form a musical bedrock for the spoken voice samples and spacey keyboards, running a gamut of ideas from beginning to end.

A song collection is inherently difficult to shape into a quality release. In cases where an artist releases a compilation of their own songs, simply due to their natural evolution, the final product can often be incoherent. This doesn’t happen on “The Chill Zone Vol 3”, because J Tizzle remains focused on the album’s overall theme and mood throughout.

The repeating piano melody acting as the focal point of “Inner Spirit”, keeps the listener on their toes but without discomforting them, never losing the magic atmosphere that pervades the track’s runtime. The absolutely spectacular “Chill Zone, Pt. 3” announces itself with a splashy intro, before the bombastic drum beat immediately settles into a comfortable groove for J Tizzle’s haunting keypads to spill themselves across.

The cohesion and sheer quality on display here are all indicative of a truly great album, and not just another set of songs. J Tizzle has a magnificent ability to mix chill timbres and tones into his works, concocting a cocktail of beautiful sounds. Exploding with creative fervor, J Tizzle has a surreal element about his compositions, which works brilliantly to his advantage.

Heads will immediately begin nodding to the smooth beats, fused subtly with some soulful embellishments, comfortably reeling the listener in. The South Bend wizard has poured all of these elements into a mixing bowl and produced the perfect spell to mesmerize and hypnotize anyone who dares listen.

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ROCHESTER-ROOTED SINGER-SONGWRITER AND CAUSE-ARTIST ANGELO ROSE TO RELEASE HIS NEW ALBUM GLISTEN ON AUGUST 30TH http://jamsphere.com/news/rochester-rooted-singer-songwriter-and-cause-artist-angelo-rose-to-release-his-new-album-glisten-on-august-30th http://jamsphere.com/news/rochester-rooted-singer-songwriter-and-cause-artist-angelo-rose-to-release-his-new-album-glisten-on-august-30th#respond Fri, 16 Aug 2019 23:32:53 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35987 ROCHESTER-ROOTED SINGER-SONGWRITER AND CAUSE-ARTIST ANGELO ROSE TO RELEASE HIS NEW ALBUM GLISTEN ON AUGUST 30TH ALL PROCEEDS FROM SALES, STREAMING AND DOWNLOADS OF GLISTEN WILL BE DONATED TO HAITI HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS AND ST. DAMIEN PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL Rochester-rooted singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and cause-artist Angelo Rose is set to release his new album Glisten on August 30th, […]

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ROCHESTER-ROOTED SINGER-SONGWRITER AND CAUSE-ARTIST ANGELO ROSE TO RELEASE HIS NEW ALBUM GLISTEN ON AUGUST 30TH

ALL PROCEEDS FROM SALES, STREAMING AND DOWNLOADS OF GLISTEN WILL BE DONATED TO HAITI HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS AND ST. DAMIEN PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL

Rochester-rooted singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and cause-artist Angelo Rose is set to release his new album Glisten on August 30th, single song “There’s A Hole” is out now.

Angelo Rose delivers a heart-on-the-sleeve collection of melodious anthems, as he combines honest lyrics with soulful melodies. Glisten kicks in with the emotionally melodic opener “A Little Too Long” while the song “There’s A Hole” is a heartfelt, soul-searching blend, and “Love This Town” is an affectionate tribute to the grit and personality of New York City. Elsewhere “Hammer Named Kindness” crafts an honest and uplifting spirit with its chiming guitar lines and “Temple of The Sea” and “Idyllwild” feature a passionate vocal delivery and storytelling at its best. As you listen to the songs on Glisten, you will take a poignant ride with Rose, who not only wrote, produced and sang on every track he also played every instrument throughout the ten-song set.

Rose began playing and writing music after a chance encounter with a wayward acoustic guitar in his teens. His first guitar, a gold Gibson rip-off, was used proficiently during his formative years at Rochester’s T. Rizzo Music where he took lessons up until he finished high school. After his high school graduation, Rose was set to start his college career at St. Lawrence University, but shortly before he departed for Canton, he discovered that he could play the piano by ear.

During his four years at SLU, he would often retreat to small, studio rooms in the basement of the University Center, where he would brood and craft his art. At one point, Angelo was offered an opportunity to pursue the study of music while at St. Lawrence but declined fearing it could interfere with the free-flowing style of his writing. He rarely played guitar during his four years in college, but consistently spent time in the basement boxes learning the intricacies of the keys.

From SLU, Angelo followed in his father and maternal grandfather’s footsteps and enrolled in law school at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. Again, he was drawn to the piano though he would have to drive miles to the nearest facility to play. On his first day in Columbus, he met another student, Jason Cohen, who introduced him to the likes of Big Head Todd and the Monsters, The Samples, the Freddy Jones Band, and the BoDeans, all of whom became significant influences in his writing.

After graduating, he returned to Rochester and began practicing law, although music remained a constant in his private life. Then one day, Rose received some tragic news, his law school ally, Jason, was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Confronted with his friend’s battle and his own mortality, he took his leap of faith, with a desire to reconnect fully to his passion. His drive to write, play, and record his music was ignited. The immediate goal was to record a full album before he was to meet up with his ailing friend, Jason, who at the time was living in Baltimore, MD.

This was quite an undertaking because he had no prior experience recording with present-day DAW’s. Undeterred, he took out a loan, built a small room in his basement, purchased Pro Tools software and a Mac and set out to create Shadows, his first full studio album. Ultimately, the album was completed and pressed on July 4th, 2007, weeks before his scheduled meeting in Columbus with his friend, Jason. On July 22nd, Jason passed away, never hearing the album.

Over the next two years, he wrote and recorded his second album, Behind this Nonchalance, which was dedicated to his departed friend. Rose’s music began garnering the attention of Rochester’s WBER and was added into the station’s regular rotation. The exposure on WBER created significant opportunities, including countless gigs and opening for national touring acts such as Mike Doughty of Soul Coughing. With the advent of increased web-based forums for sales and streaming, his music began to get global exposure. His next release was the song “Under the Mango Tree” written in response to the horrific earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, proceeds were donated to Haiti’s St. Damien Pediatric Hospital.

In 2014 came Meet Mr. Starliter, with the stand-out single “I’m Leaving You” garnering airplay on WBER and other independent radio outlets. The songs from that album continue to track consistently on download and streaming services across the globe. In October of 2016, as more devastation hit Haiti with Hurricane Matthew, Rose wrote and recorded “Haiti’s Rain” and released it as a donate-what-you-want single with all donations going to an organization he simultaneously founded – http://haitisrain.org/.

In 2017 Rose released the album, Afterglow, and all proceeds from sales, streaming and downloads exclusively benefitted the children of St. Damien’s Pediatric Hospital. The album is currently streaming in over thirty countries. Continuing his journey as a cause artist Rose will be donating all proceeds from sales, streaming and downloads of Glisten to Haiti and St. Damien Pediatric Hospital.

Overall, Rose’s music has helped to raise over $150k for Haiti’s St. Damien Pediatric Hospital and Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos.

Follow and Find out more about Angelo Rose at his website www.angelorose.com

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Dudley Taft New Single “Give Me A Song” http://jamsphere.com/news/dudley-taft-new-single-give-me-a-song http://jamsphere.com/news/dudley-taft-new-single-give-me-a-song#respond Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:29:49 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35968 Clad in a black leather cowboy hat and sporting a long, pointed beard, Dudley Taft picks up his guitar, retrieves a pick from its headstock, and blazes through a collection of twelve tracks infused with rock n’ roll riffs, sonic textures and musical diversity. Taft’s new album Simple Life will be released on September 6 […]

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Clad in a black leather cowboy hat and sporting a long, pointed beard, Dudley Taft picks up his guitar, retrieves a pick from its headstock, and blazes through a collection of twelve tracks infused with rock n’ roll riffs, sonic textures and musical diversity. Taft’s new album Simple Life will be released on September 6 and will be available on vinyl, CD and digitally. On his sixth full-length independent solo album, Simple Life the singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer delivers contemplative songwriting between bouts of howling guitar and delicate delivery. Taft is serving notice that for all his years of experience, he is still a considerable force.

The Midwest native went from co-founding Space Antelope alongside future Phish icon Trey Anastasio in high school to attending Berklee College of Music to founding Seattle staple Sweet Water. He joined Second Coming in 1997 and recorded the group’s seminal self-titled debut, which yielded the Top 10 hit “Vintage Eyes” and “Soft.” 2006 saw him kick off a successful solo career highlighted by a prolific string of releases: Left for Dead [2011], Deep Deep Blue [2013], Screaming in the Wind [2014] Skin and Bones [2015], and Summer Rain [2017].

In between canvasing the United States on tour, he enamored audiences across Europe. His impressive playing and intimate songcraft resounded around the globe with the European Blues Society nominating him for “Best Guitarist” in 2017.

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Knarly Jones: “Redemption” serves up cinematic drama the minute you press play! http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/knarly-jones-redemption-serves-up-cinematic-drama-the-minute-you-press-play http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/knarly-jones-redemption-serves-up-cinematic-drama-the-minute-you-press-play#respond Sun, 11 Aug 2019 12:33:40 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35927 “Redemption”, is Detroit-based EDM producer, Knarly Jones’ second drop in a series of four releases this summer, preceded by “Atonement” which was released in June. After spending time away from music to study mathematics and physics, Knarly returns to the electronic music scene with a refined cinematic style and a slew of new releases. “Redemption” […]

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“Redemption”, is Detroit-based EDM producer, Knarly Jones’ second drop in a series of four releases this summer, preceded by “Atonement” which was released in June. After spending time away from music to study mathematics and physics, Knarly returns to the electronic music scene with a refined cinematic style and a slew of new releases. “Redemption” combines cinematic scoring elements with classic electro-house feel and heavy drops to create a unique sound for 2019. Knarly goes into his bag of tricks and creates an enlightening, varied soundscape that unleashes bass all over your face. With all of this to dive into, it’s essential to listen to the tune on a high-quality system to really experience the song without being in an arena setting. “Redemption” serves up cinematic drama the minute you press play.

For the bass and growling synth heads that have been going through withdrawal symptoms, this captivating composition can put you in a good mood on any day where you feel your music soul needs to be touched by something greater. “Redemption” is a must listen to, whether you’re cabled to maximize your in-music event experience or whether you’re just a lover of hearing an epic drop, where you lose yourself in your own imagination.

Listen to this track over and over again during an all-night session with your friends until the coming of a new dawn; then lather, rinse, and repeat. You won’t get tired of these stimulating and pristine sounds. I first listened to “Redemption” in my car while I was driving to the city, which gave me plenty of time to listen to the whole thing many times over. I had no distractions and a solid sound system, where I could feel an excellent balance of highs and lows.

The order of the arrangement makes perfect sense because to me. The anticipation you feel in the beginning, the release of the first break, then the mass of heavy synths that comes before the drop, and finally a dramatic ending that hits you in the feels. Knarly Jones has a particular talent for sculpting hard-hitting synth lines that lift a song from the ground-up instead of simply weighing it down.

“Redemption” has enough change-ups to further cement that Knarly Jones certainly isn’t a one trick pony by any means. Maybe it will encourage some producers to be more creative with their synths and move beyond monotone tunes.

One thing I like about Knarly is that he is very flexible when it comes to synth sounds, and he uses a very broad spectrum of tones, textures, and even noises. At times “Redemption” sounds like a soundtrack to an adventure movie. Knarly has the potential to make bangers for days, but he really shows his producing skills when he makes a track like this.

“Redemption” presents a delicious array of sounds put together to form a track that is high-powered, creative and one that takes us on an epic journey. A definite must-have for your summer music collection.

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Maxime: “The Honest Me Pt.1” – a full immersion experience of cinematic pop! http://jamsphere.com/reviews/maxime-the-honest-me-pt-1-a-full-immersion-experience-of-cinematic-pop http://jamsphere.com/reviews/maxime-the-honest-me-pt-1-a-full-immersion-experience-of-cinematic-pop#respond Sun, 11 Aug 2019 10:50:41 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35923 Maxime Boublil was born in Paris, France, into a musical theater family. His father Alain, wrote the musical adaptation of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon, his mother was the first Cosette in Les Miserables in France. As a child Maxime played the cello and then went on to study photography Academy of Arts University in […]

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Maxime Boublil was born in Paris, France, into a musical theater family. His father Alain, wrote the musical adaptation of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon, his mother was the first Cosette in Les Miserables in France. As a child Maxime played the cello and then went on to study photography Academy of Arts University in San Francisco, but he discovered what he really wanted to do, when he picked a guitar in a friend’s dorm room. After studying Music in Visual Media, Maxime went on to pursue a career as an engineer at Furstock Studios with three-time aria award-winning engineer Doug Brady. All the time, he continued writing songs, his catalog eventually urging him to produce and record his own music. The result is “The Honest Me Pt.1” – the first part of a cinematic project written produced and performed by Maxime.

“The Honest Me Pt.1” takes all of the specific things about Maxime Boublil – his background, his interests, his musical talent, his legacy – and tells an inspired story with a skill that is surprising and delightful. Well, considering his father’s storytelling mastery via musicals, we can remove the surprise factor.

As much has he would probably beg to differ, Maxime’s way with music and words certainly continues his dad’s legendary legacy. Maxime of course adds his own resonating voice to his musical creations, for a full immersion experience of his dramatic and dynamic, cinematic pop compositions.

“The Honest Me Pt.1” is an excellent, earnest piece of pop music that feels individual and unique.  It opens with “Is This Love” an acoustic driven banger which is a mostly straightforward pop track, the kind of tune that makes you want to wind down the windows and sing at the top of your lungs. Beautiful, classic strings and a pulsing beat, with crystal vocals floating over it all.

“WTTW (Welcome To The World)” Feat. Naby is our first encounter with Maxime’s theatrical and affecting vocal delivery, which offers a poignant interpretation. Things become even more intense on “Look At Me Now (Feat. Sheryl)”. Brilliantly arranged and orchestrated, this is an absolute album highlight, with all the attractive mainstream wizardry built into the beat.

“Little Words”, once again demonstrates Maxime’s absolute voice control, as well as his ability to orchestrate his music with just the right doses of rhythm, melody and harmony. One moment the song sounds like a chart banger, the next it morphs into an eloquent movie soundtrack.

This is a frequent formula throughout the recording, making “The Honest Me Pt.1” such a unique piece of work in the current music scene. This is a really affecting album, but that’s not what’s only interesting about it to me. What’s fascinating is how specific it feels, unlike anything else you will lay your ears on in 2019. The stunningly emotional piano and cello backing of “Damned”, only confirms this feeling.

There is something almost otherworldly about Maxime Boublil’s music – beautiful, yearning, shimmering, and a little melancholic. Even when he moves the tone up a couple of steps, as on “Tonight”. This is what makes his compositions so captivating. The closing track, “Apologies”, is similar – gentle, sad, and haunting – even when the driving rhythm sets in.

The music of Maxime Boublil has exciting new paths to follow even while adhering to the current trend of beat amplification, echoed choruses and vocals chanting lushly in the background. “The Honest Me Pt.1” is fantastic from start to finish.

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Absolute Doubt: “When Nightmares Become Dreams” – freestyling lyrical charm http://jamsphere.com/reviews/absolute-doubt-when-nightmares-become-dreams-freestyling-lyrical-charm http://jamsphere.com/reviews/absolute-doubt-when-nightmares-become-dreams-freestyling-lyrical-charm#respond Sat, 10 Aug 2019 23:42:52 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35919 John Francis, known by his artist name Absolute Doubt, is an up-and-coming rapper with a talent for freestyling. He works with a number of artists and producers on his latest EP “When Nightmares Become Dreams”, including Lucki, Jay Storm, and Downtime. The project imbues most of the tropes in contemporary swaggy rap music with an […]

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John Francis, known by his artist name Absolute Doubt, is an up-and-coming rapper with a talent for freestyling. He works with a number of artists and producers on his latest EP “When Nightmares Become Dreams”, including Lucki, Jay Storm, and Downtime. The project imbues most of the tropes in contemporary swaggy rap music with an omnipresent breeziness that feels endemic to a luxurious daydream. The 2-song release consists of mid-tempo, gently forlorn hip-hop, padded out with New Age trap gauze. The music is pervaded by an all-embracing sonic fog. Absolute Doubt is best when he is pitted against gently fibrillating melodic tones. Ideally, a good Absolute Doubt song is indelible, in its icily satisfying musical particulars. Which is exactly what the mesmerizing textures of “When Nightmares become Dreams” delivers.

Absolute Doubt has a distinctively homogeneous flow but when placed on top of the EP’s dark, fluttering production – it sounds notably more dynamic than you initially perceive. Clearly Absolute Doubt seems to have developed an ear for beats that complement his vocal range. His mind is a finely-tuned instrument.

Self-awareness is key, and getting in touch with that allows Absolute Doubt to separate himself from the pack, reaching territories where only a few of his contemporaries reside. Its’ the artist’s somber vocals that cut through the most. They evoke extreme melancholic chill even in the throes of intense passion.

It’s a contrast of conflicted confidence that he radiates, a kind of self-possession that emits so powerfully you could feel it even if he was standing silently in the back of a crowded room. I definitely would say this EP is worth a listen but I wouldn’t suggest listening if all you’re looking for is hype music or for things you can dance to, because “When Nightmares Become Dreams,” is filled with things that make you want to think, reflect, or just honestly be able to understand where John Francis aka Absolute Doubt is coming from.

“Nightmares Become Dreams” brings the EP to a fantastic start, the dark and dreamy beat giving credence to the real merit Absolute Doubt’s his lyrics. Unlike much of the rest of the genre, Francis raps about something with emotion with words that really sound personal.

“Invitation” follows with a dark resonant bassline sound and an eerie keyboard that makes the realness of the beginning of the record even more real. The dark and moody atmosphere really does Absolute Doubt wonders.

The better part of the EP shows something about Absolute Doubt’s character and inner thoughts rather than the flashy side his contemporaries flaunt. It’s a risky record for not having a real banger on it, but it makes up for it by tackling something that many artists today on the scene wouldn’t. Knowing your strengths and limitations is a skill that few in the business have today.

Absolute Doubt on this EP is not only able to recognize his limits, but accentuate his strengths. “When Nightmares Become Dreams” significance is its versatile display of Absolute Doubt’s freestyling lyrical charm. Throughout the EP’s playing time, the rapper demonstrates his ability to be thoughtful, assertive, and vulnerable.

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Darshae Kiér: “Translation” is relatable and intoxicatingly catchy http://jamsphere.com/reviews/darshae-kier-translation-is-relatable-and-intoxicatingly-catchy http://jamsphere.com/reviews/darshae-kier-translation-is-relatable-and-intoxicatingly-catchy#respond Sat, 10 Aug 2019 18:30:10 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35914 Darshae Kiér is a pop artist based in Miami, FL. After the untimely death of his parents, he entered the foster care system where he was shuffled from foster home to foster home. Despite his rough start in life, Darshae has always been determined to rise above and lead with positivity. Inspired by artists like […]

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Darshae Kiér is a pop artist based in Miami, FL. After the untimely death of his parents, he entered the foster care system where he was shuffled from foster home to foster home. Despite his rough start in life, Darshae has always been determined to rise above and lead with positivity. Inspired by artists like Aretha Franklin, Sam Cook, Prince, Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, and Coldplay, Darshae latest single “Translation” rides on a steamy Reggaeton beat, and strives to spread the artist’s message of hope and inspiration. His melodic flow and lyrical style are potent. He creates hooks with ease, bouncing around the track in creative and entertaining ways. His voice is distinct and this in itself allows him to rise above his contemporaries.

Reggaeton is best when served with minimal production, because it is centered on thick bass lines and driving looped percussion. Which is exactly what happens on “Translation”, leaving plenty of room for Darshae Kiér’s lead vocals and harmonies. His high-octane delivery and blend of Reggaeton vibes and pop stylings have the potential to resonate worldwide.

Darshae’s singing style is intense, melodic and instantly distinctive. The track itself is just a great listen, pretty much start to finish, and the replay value is high. You will, as we say in my neck of the woods, “rinse” this single.

“Translation”, is absolutely radio-friendly, and an even better club song that will surely achieve maximum spins all throughout the summer, no matter which joint you walk into. For a music style still in some way associated with the mayhem and sweat of the backyard clubs that spawned it, the leap from outcast to mainstream music has been astonishing.

Now Darshae Kiér takes those raw Reggaeton stylings and smooths them out into a perfect pop anthem on “Translation”. What makes Darshae’s crossover achievement so sweet and surprising is that his music remains pure and raw at its core.

This aligns well with Darshae Kiér’s plans for world domination. He seeks to seduce, not subjugate, and seems poised to appeal to an audience at least as wide. Though music that tries to appeal to everyone often appeals to no one, “Translation’s” inclusiveness is a plus. The song seems to be an accurate representation of Darshae as an artist; he’s not just trying to seduce the woman in his song, but us, the listeners, as well.

In an industry that often pushes artists towards prioritizing streams over substance, Darshae seems aware that the work he puts out now will determine whether he’ll be encased in the amber of independent pop for the next decade, or whether he’ll break free and soar to new heights, reaching audiences well beyond his current reach.

“Translation” is the next logical step in this progression. Its lyrics are relatable and intoxicatingly catchy. The melody is effortless and hard to forget. The production and beat is engineered for the mainstream, and poised to take its place on the global stage. “Translation” is a showcase for Darshae Kiér to flaunt his aptitude for making hits, and show just how much he can do when he’s given the opportunity.

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Kathy Ingraham: “That’s What Crazy Lovers Do” – Its sweet caress will win you over! http://jamsphere.com/reviews/kathy-ingraham-thats-what-crazy-lovers-do-its-sweet-caress-will-win-you-over http://jamsphere.com/reviews/kathy-ingraham-thats-what-crazy-lovers-do-its-sweet-caress-will-win-you-over#respond Sat, 10 Aug 2019 10:35:24 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35909 Kathy Ingraham is an experienced vocalist who has sung on TV and radio commercials for organizations such as McDonald’s, Chrysler, ABC Network, Coke, Pepsi, and many more. Kathy launched her artistic career in 2014 and has since completed several solo projects and singles, working with an impressive roster of artists and composers, including Grammy-winning composer […]

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Kathy Ingraham is an experienced vocalist who has sung on TV and radio commercials for organizations such as McDonald’s, Chrysler, ABC Network, Coke, Pepsi, and many more. Kathy launched her artistic career in 2014 and has since completed several solo projects and singles, working with an impressive roster of artists and composers, including Grammy-winning composer Henri Krieger, Luther Vandross, Meatloaf, Marc Cohn, Michael Bolton, Richie Havens, Michael Kamen, and several more. Her latest single “That’s What Crazy Lovers Do”, is an original jazz track that features the legendary Pete Levin on piano.

Kathy Ingraham in my humble opinion is one of the most sensual singer-songwriters that I have had the pleasure of discovering. She has a hauntingly beautiful voice and she sure knows how to express her work in the most melodious way, her style of voice is a t home singing Pop, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Rock, and just about anything else she sets her mind to.

She gravitates towards Jazz and Blues and comes through like a breath of fresh air in the world of polluted music. On this single there is a perfect synergy between her singing and the music accompanying her voice, it could not have been better.

The choice of instruments, the minimal arrangement, and the smooth piano make this a very pleasurable and swinging experience, while the quality of recording is exemplary too. Not only is Ingraham a great singer, she has a very expressive voice, and the distinctive nature of this track, besides the swing, is the mood.

Every note, every chord, every phrase goes to create a mood and an atmosphere. Her voice – pure, moody, and sensual – is absolutely spectacular. When you listen to “That’s What Crazy Lovers Do” you open a doorway to a new world of experience. And the music is wonder inspiring.

If you’re like me you might imagine yourself down in the basement of a club, as you walk through the door there’s a sultry singer on the stage, you hear the subtle throb of the bass, the brushing sound of the drums, the eloquent shimmer of ivory keys, and you sit rooted to the spot as the melody washes over you, and the mood takes you wherever it wants to take you.

You have just entered the world of Kathy Ingraham. Her voice is soothing, passionate, and speaks of another time long ago, of smoky jazz bars, berets and bobbing heads. Its sweet caress will win you over. You’ll feel her connection to the music.

Showing a range of tenderness, and unrestrained, unvarnished romanticism, guided by a beautiful, emotional voice, is what sets this record above all the rest. If a modern day wizard could cast a spell on a songbird and turn her into human form, Ingraham would be the perfect incarnation of that transformation.

“That’s What Crazy Lovers Do” is my kind of rhythm, joy, and delight. I just hope Kathy Ingraham keeps coming with more like this. But if not, I can savor this one forever!

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No Signal: “Seat of Dreams” is truly a magnificent project! http://jamsphere.com/reviews/no-signal-seat-of-dreams-is-truly-a-magnificent-project http://jamsphere.com/reviews/no-signal-seat-of-dreams-is-truly-a-magnificent-project#respond Fri, 09 Aug 2019 22:27:43 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35903 The 16 year old Colorado-based artist Riley Schmelzer has been creating music since the age of 14. His project No Signal has recently released its debut album, entitled “Seat of Dreams”. Schmelzer wrote, performed and recorded the 10 songs that comprise the LP over a period of one year. Focused on current events, the project, […]

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The 16 year old Colorado-based artist Riley Schmelzer has been creating music since the age of 14. His project No Signal has recently released its debut album, entitled “Seat of Dreams”. Schmelzer wrote, performed and recorded the 10 songs that comprise the LP over a period of one year. Focused on current events, the project, through its music, is set on convincing their audience that the youth are ready and able to take responsible action for the survival of this planet and all the people who inhabit it. Hence pay attention to the lyrics while you are listening to this album, it will enhance the experience. Many artists, evolve, grow, whatever you want to call it but none of them do it this beautifully and quickly, in a space of only two years.

Riley Schmelzer

No Signal can make driving rock, like “The Hunger” and the bone-crushing “The Arrival”, and then master a piece of acoustic balladry like “The Trap” also. I don’t know many other young bands that can do this with the same dexterity, depth and confidence.

By the time you press play on “The Let Down”, this album will have made you emotional; the depth of Schmelzer lyrics and the textures of the music are enough to leave you at a loss for words. I am astounded at how talented this 16 year old young man is in creating an album like this. It is literally a daydream. Right out of the block, No Signal is truly a magnificent project.

It’s clear, after listening to “The Storm” and “The Awakening”, that No Signal doesn’t make music to attract a certain fan base. They make music that they really enjoy playing; they paint with a multitude of musical colors and do it exceptionally well.

And after listening to the 13 plus minute epic title track, “Seat of Dreams”, it’s impossible to deny the beauty, artistry, and talent of Riley Schmelzer. But literally every track on this album achieves some amazing artistic relevance that makes every single last note distinct, special, and worth a good few spins in your player.

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“Seat of Dreams” is honestly a very rare debut achievement, displaying extreme originality and musical understanding. It is one of the most enjoyable rock orientated albums I have laid ears on in 2019 so far. The overall effect of this material simply could not be achieved with just great guitars, bass and drums.

Riley Schmelzer’ vocal abilities have also matured immeasurably since last year’s “Circle in the Sky”, as has the quality of his songwriting, both lyrically and compositionally. There are songs on this album that will get any true music lover starry-eyed.

If you still yearn for something new in rock and roll, something totally unlike anything else out there, something that can take you to new levels without just pushing the envelope of loud or weird but pushing the boundaries of emotion and creativity, you must hear this album.

No Signal leader, Riley Schmelzer, has composed some very fine, unique and melodically-unpredictable music. I would call this ambitious, and a work of a predestined talent. For a musician just in his teens, to be able to pull something like this off, is just fantastic. Imagine what progress Schmelzer will make ten, fifteen or twenty years down the road!

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SILVER TO RELEASE SOPHOMORE EP ‘LET’S TALK TOMORROW ABOUT LAST NIGHT’ ON OCTOBER 25 + VIDEO FOR THE SONG “GOOD ENOUGH” http://jamsphere.com/news/silver-to-release-sophomore-ep-lets-talk-tomorrow-about-last-night-on-october-25-video-for-the-song-good-enough http://jamsphere.com/news/silver-to-release-sophomore-ep-lets-talk-tomorrow-about-last-night-on-october-25-video-for-the-song-good-enough#respond Fri, 09 Aug 2019 19:08:21 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35894 Silver is Greg Gilmore (vocals, guitar) Jeff Knight (drums), Brendon Lund (bass), Adam Landis (keys) and Josh Kisor (lead guitar.) A five-piece who deliver texturally rich, guitar-driven rock n’ roll that calls to the past yet also feels timeless. Their new EP manages to encompass musical diversity and adopts the musical essence, nostalgia, and discovery […]

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Silver is Greg Gilmore (vocals, guitar) Jeff Knight (drums), Brendon Lund (bass), Adam Landis (keys) and Josh Kisor (lead guitar.) A five-piece who deliver texturally rich, guitar-driven rock n’ roll that calls to the past yet also feels timeless. Their new EP manages to encompass musical diversity and adopts the musical essence, nostalgia, and discovery of the late ’60s and ’70s as they mix Rock n’ Roll with a more modern approach. Let’s Talk Tomorrow About Last Night will be out on October 25 and available on vinyl, CD and digital platforms.

Hailing from Reno, NV their collective tenure in many pinnacle local buzz bands made them seasoned performers and accomplished musicians. After banding together in the summer of 2016, the group self-recorded and released their debut EP “Rock n’ Roll Is Dead” and began touring the west coast, staking their claim in the silver state and beyond. It took only a few gigs to catch the attention of Joe Johnston, known for his work with CAKE and owner of Sacramento’s Pus Cavern recording studio who jumped on-board to engineer the band’s self-produced new EP.

Silver recorded Let’s Talk Tomorrow About Last Night over five days in early January 2019. “After a couple of years, we got really tight as a band,” says vocalist and songwriter Gilmore “We recorded the songs as we thought they should be heard, rather than a close representation of our live show.”

Hear the song here: https://open.spotify.com/album/2oqow2RRT7I2VajuFoEXPB

Every instrument has its place, from Adam Landis’ breathy Hammond organ to Josh Kisor’s flowery guitar work. There are hints of American rock idols like Jackson Browne and Tom Petty throughout the release. The song “Live Again” has sugary harmonies, talkative bass lines from Brendon Lund and Jeff Knight’s colorful drumming.

The guitar work is reminiscent of a fun-in-the-sun Allman Brothers jam and the great Santana. The sticky hooks and diversity on the set of songs are paramount, but Gilmore’s writing prowess is captured in “Good Enough” an Americana flavored Rock testimonial about the fight to be a better person, partner, and artist.

Elsewhere you will find a golden twang in “Wait,” blues-tinged rock n’ roll gospel on “Go Home,” and the 70’s rocker filled with soul in “The Chase.” The raw emotion hooks you, while the harmony and guitar work will have you coming back for more.

Undeniably Silver is heavily influenced by the artistic giants of melody-oriented guitar rock and songwriter and singer Gilmore brings a rebel spirit to life with stick-in-your-ear hooks, singalong lyrics, howling guitars and drum-smacking beats. What Silver captures on Let’s Talk Tomorrow About Last Night is unbridled emotion and a feel-good vibe that blasts from the past with a hope for the future.

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2nde: “Start off Heavy” is available on all major streaming platforms! http://jamsphere.com/news/2nde-start-off-heavy-is-available-on-all-major-streaming-platforms http://jamsphere.com/news/2nde-start-off-heavy-is-available-on-all-major-streaming-platforms#respond Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:07:32 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35876 2nde is an independent American hip hop artist based in Philadelphia, Pa. His album “Start off Heavy” is available on all major streaming platforms. On this 10 track recording, 2nde shows that he is more than willing to experiment and toss new ingredients into his pot in order to cook up a variety of tasty […]

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2nde is an independent American hip hop artist based in Philadelphia, Pa. His album “Start off Heavy” is available on all major streaming platforms. On this 10 track recording, 2nde shows that he is more than willing to experiment and toss new ingredients into his pot in order to cook up a variety of tasty musical meals. 2nde has forged an enthusiasm for going with, across, and against the grain, in an effort to stand out among his peers. Those qualities exist in variable dimensions on these tracks, where he effortlessly shifts between energies on songs that somehow manage to be both soothing and ravaging.

The songs on “Start off Heavy” move from being introspective, to dynamic, and about as vibrant as rap can be. The songs are layered and loaded with radiant instrumentation and richly resonant vocals, and rarely take time to breathe.

It’s a welcome addition to a genre that has become so occupied with spacey, bare-bones operations and overly simplistic results. Exuding unyielding confidence and overabundance of self-assurance, 2nde carries himself with uncanny energy and a great attention to detail.

“Start off Heavy” is overstuffed with ideas across its 1o tracks, but not a single second of its run-time is wasted; one of the rare modern rap albums that is all killer, no filler. As soon as you listen to the first few tracks you can tell that the lyrics of the album are its focal point.

The lyrics are very thoughtful and quotable, yet taking all the liberty necessary in being himself, 2nde created songs that sounds like he genuinely enjoyed making. This gives the album a sense of freedom.

From tracks like “Moon Stone”, to “Fiddler On The Roof”, which are both on radio rotation, it is easy to find a track that suits your taste. If you have not yet listened to “Start off Heavy” yet, I encourage you to give it a listen now! You can currently follow 2nde on INSTAGRAM and download his album on APPLE MUSIC.

 

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Luca Draccar Releases “NOORDINARY” http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/luca-draccar-releases-noordinary http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/luca-draccar-releases-noordinary#respond Sat, 03 Aug 2019 17:20:56 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35869 Luca Draccar Releases “NOORDINARY”. All great civilizations are mestizos, from purity only sterility is born. Without the crossing of several ethnic groups, there would be no conditions for real evolution. “NOORDINARY” plunges into the depth of this melting pot. Vertiginous driven fast, switching between techno disco break and hypnotic synthwave. Hot speed riding groove and […]

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Luca Draccar Releases “NOORDINARY”. All great civilizations are mestizos, from purity only sterility is born. Without the crossing of several ethnic groups, there would be no conditions for real evolution. “NOORDINARY” plunges into the depth of this melting pot.

Vertiginous driven fast, switching between techno disco break and hypnotic synthwave. Hot speed riding groove and punching tropically atmospheres, from treaded beat chained to burning distortions. A cutting-edge slicing of warehouse elements in audio glamour maximalism. Avant-garde dancehall.

Luca Draccar is Berlin based with Italian roots, mainly devoted to shining techno and dark exotic rhythms. Dashed phrases and synthetic loop sequencing are blend like a psychedelic cocktail on deep flavour. Slamming boiling sounds bend electronic minimal triggering style, with an intricately programmed basses. Futuristic sticky gum’s tendencies. Hot, cold. Glitch, glam. Wet.

The cover artwork for NOORDINARY

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Listen to This Disney Original with a Regional Mexican Style by Joni Sandez ft. Selene Canchola http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/listen-to-this-disney-original-with-a-regional-mexican-style-by-joni-sandez-ft-selene-canchola http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/listen-to-this-disney-original-with-a-regional-mexican-style-by-joni-sandez-ft-selene-canchola#respond Sat, 03 Aug 2019 10:29:12 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35865 Joni Sandez, with his modern guitar style, in the Regional Mexican genre, adds a whole new twist to this Disney original from Aladdin. We’ve heard many different bands and solo artists give their interpretations of Disney Originals in the past years. More have been released now than ever, due to the fact that many of […]

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Joni Sandez, with his modern guitar style, in the Regional Mexican genre, adds a whole new twist to this Disney original from Aladdin. We’ve heard many different bands and solo artists give their interpretations of Disney Originals in the past years. More have been released now than ever, due to the fact that many of the classic original films have been re-released.

We’re used to hearing the original descending violins in the intro to “A Whole New World” but Joni Sandez’s melancholic guitars add a sense of inspiration still as it starts with heartfelt strings that give intro to Sandez’s voice that begins with “I can show you the world…”

Selene Canchola from Mariachi Alma del Sol also debuts as a solo artist in this song with Joni Sandez. Her potent Mariachi voz can be heard belting her lungs out at the chorus singing “A Whole New World.”

Listen to a Whole New World by Joni Sandez:
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Tommy Francisco drops his brand new EP “Remedy” on all major platforms! http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/tommy-francisco-drops-his-brand-new-ep-remedy-on-all-major-platforms http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/tommy-francisco-drops-his-brand-new-ep-remedy-on-all-major-platforms#respond Fri, 02 Aug 2019 10:20:02 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35857 On June 7th Tommy Francisco, born and raised in Austin Texas, released his Ep titled “Remedy” on all major platforms. This Ep is already creating a major buzz throughout central Texas while also expanding abroad in places like South London, Lagos Nigeria, and more. With his unique production, writing and tone, Tommy brings a refreshing […]

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On June 7th Tommy Francisco, born and raised in Austin Texas, released his Ep titled “Remedy” on all major platforms. This Ep is already creating a major buzz throughout central Texas while also expanding abroad in places like South London, Lagos Nigeria, and more. With his unique production, writing and tone, Tommy brings a refreshing sound to the R&B genre.

His project “Remedy,” features 7 songs that flow cohesively. Songs that stand out specifically are “Keeper,” “F.W.B,” and “360 Cliffside.” These particular songs have accumulated streams and downloads from all around the world. Overall, this project is a solid body of work and gives fans something to look forward to.

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Jamsphere Indie Music Magazine July 2019 http://jamsphere.com/printed-magazine-issues/jamsphere-indie-music-magazine-july-2019 http://jamsphere.com/printed-magazine-issues/jamsphere-indie-music-magazine-july-2019#respond Tue, 30 Jul 2019 13:07:55 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=35847 The July 2019 issue of our monthly Indie Music Magazine – FEATURED THIS MONTH – Icielani, Lailien, Akuma 2, Garry George Wilkes, Christopher Baltz, Tommy Capretto, Tess Posner, Slick E Miami, Ray Ryder, Stig Gustu Larsen, Plastic DJ, Neon Radiation, DOWNRIGHT – Jamsphere covers all news, reviews, interviews and events of the world’s top independent […]

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The July 2019 issue of our monthly Indie Music Magazine – FEATURED THIS MONTH – Icielani, Lailien, Akuma 2, Garry George Wilkes, Christopher Baltz, Tommy Capretto, Tess Posner, Slick E Miami, Ray Ryder, Stig Gustu Larsen, Plastic DJ, Neon Radiation, DOWNRIGHT –

Jamsphere covers all news, reviews, interviews and events of the world’s top independent music artists from all genres. Every month we choose the cream of the crop for our magazine, ready for digital download or to be delivered as a physical printed copy right to your door. Copies are also distributed to industry professionals and music’s top tastemakers, as we continue our quest to make indie irresistible!

Jamsphere Indie Music Magazine July 2019

By Rick Jamm in JAMSPHERE Indie Music Magazine

32 pages, published 7/30/2019

The July 2019 issue of our monthly Indie Music Magazine – FEATURED THIS MONTH – Icielani, Lailien, Akuma 2, Garry George Wilkes, Christopher Baltz, Tommy Capretto, Tess Posner, Slick E Miami, Ray Ryder, Stig Gustu Larsen, Plastic DJ, Neon Radiation, DOWNRIGHT -Jamsphere covers all news, reviews, interviews and events of the world’s top independent music artists from all genres. Every month we choose the cream of the crop for our magazine,…

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