JamSphere http://jamsphere.com The Indie Music Magazine & Radio Network! Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:15:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Broken Testimony: “Holding On To Nothing” – incendiary rock is still very much alive! http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/broken-testimony-holding-on-to-nothing-incendiary-rock-is-still-very-much-alive http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/broken-testimony-holding-on-to-nothing-incendiary-rock-is-still-very-much-alive#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:14:23 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32529 Broken Testimony is an alt-rock and metal group founded in the Upstate of South Carolina during 2016 by drummer Bryce Chism and lead guitarist and vocalist, Judge Page – both sixteen at the time. They are now a 4-piece ensemble playing multiple shows with both local and national acts throughout the Southeast after gaining two […]

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Broken Testimony is an alt-rock and metal group founded in the Upstate of South Carolina during 2016 by drummer Bryce Chism and lead guitarist and vocalist, Judge Page – both sixteen at the time. They are now a 4-piece ensemble playing multiple shows with both local and national acts throughout the Southeast after gaining two additional members; Justin King (bassist) and Nic Delvaux (rhythm guitar). Broken Testimony have shared the stage with Trapt, Devour The Day, Sons of Texas, Famous Last Words, Islander, Flaw, To Speak of Wolves, Silvertung, Shallowside, Wayland, October Rage, The Native Howl, and The Funeral Portrait. “Holding On To Nothing” is the title of the band’s brand new full length album.

“Holding On To Nothing” takes what was learned from the “W.A.R – EP” runs with it to a much greater effect. It’s the collaborative effort between the band members that maintains a consistently high standard throughout. When it’s heavy, like on “Control”, it’s really bone-crushing heavy.

When it’s less harsh and more melodic, as on “One Day”, it’s absolutely gorgeous. Broken Testimony wastes no time demonstrating this in their arrangements, going from a brief understated openings to slamming you into a wall of sonic excellence. Listen to how easily they achieve it on “Fade Away”.

Sure the album is loud, but what else would you expect from a rock and metal band? But, it doesn’t fall into a pit of heavily distorted compression that assaults your ears. The audio quality is clear, so it constantly begs you to turn it up. There usually tends to be at least a couple of songs that I skip on most albums, but that’s not the case here.

There isn’t a single bad track here. I was floored by the care and consistent attention to detail throughout the recording. The band has also been clever in including various interludes into the album to release the tension and pressure of the other high octane tracks.

Tracks 1, 5, 8 and 11 are cinematically inclined pieces created from a poem originally entitled ‘Cigarettes on School Buses’, that drummer Bryce Chism had written, offering just the right amount of breathing space between the other tracks.

“Blessing” one of the highlights, opens with a swinging snare pattern and bass riff which is accentuated by the bulging guitar riffs that come storming in. The song provides perfect changes of pace and heaviness as it pummels its way through the verses and choruses. Even the melodic vocals becomes a visceral growl.

“Medusa” gives listeners a nasty low end, soaring vocals by Judge Page , and another perfect blend of rough and clean moments, as well as the primal and nimble maneuvering of the wall to wall guitars. It digs deep into the essence of rhythm and melody, contrasting low-lying distorted vocals and gritty guitar work.

Each element fits together like a sonic jigsaw puzzle. Noteworthy is the chilling undertones of the opening bars on “Unknown” as it moves toward a haunting, almost mournful melody, and then into a driving, hard-hitting powerhouse chorus.

“Vitality”, ripe with string ripping chords and riffs from Judge Page and Nic Delvaux, delivers a harmonically driven chorus, adding more fuel to the fire in the heavier domain that comes to dominate throughout this album. Making it clear that incendiary rock is still very much alive.

This is an all-round standout track instrumentally, with drummer Bryce Chism really showing off his playing chops alongside bassist Justin King. “Holding On To Nothing” is an album that will require quite a few sessions of cranking your speakers to appreciate the solid textures and soaring efforts of this talented quartet. If you are looking for an awesome alternative hard rock record, you have to pick this up.

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The Vespertine Kind: “Hang Me Oh Hang Me” generates a powerful empathy http://jamsphere.com/reviews/the-vespertine-kind-hang-me-oh-hang-me-generates-a-powerful-empathy http://jamsphere.com/reviews/the-vespertine-kind-hang-me-oh-hang-me-generates-a-powerful-empathy#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:05:51 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32522 The Vespertine Kind is a recent project by Buckinghamshire based musician Graham Iddon. The project began as an interest in creating an unusual fusion of ambience and folk music. Graham has been studiously learning new techniques to achieve that end, working heavily on vocal methods and harmonic guitar. He will be releasing a debut EP […]

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The Vespertine Kind is a recent project by Buckinghamshire based musician Graham Iddon. The project began as an interest in creating an unusual fusion of ambience and folk music. Graham has been studiously learning new techniques to achieve that end, working heavily on vocal methods and harmonic guitar. He will be releasing a debut EP in 2018 compiled of a short body of original material and reworked covers. His brand new single, “Hang Me Oh Hang Me” – a cover of a traditional folk song – is the rarest of rare musical commodities. It’s something you can put on late at night or early in the morning. It’s just as accessible on a gentle spring morning or a lazy summer afternoon, as it is on a rainy or snowy evening.  What’s more, it packs a ton of power behind its low-key, unassuming demeanor. Possessing a mysterious intimacy and a melancholic grace. This is the sound of someone who strongly believes in what they’re doing. This is the sound of a person utterly inspired.

The song, “Hang Me Oh Hang Me” was apparently originally inspired by a hanging that took place at Fort Smith, Arkansas, around about 1870, and has been recorded in many versions, and with different titles too. The first being in 1937, and then a well-known version by Bing Crosby in 1959.

The most famous interpretation of the song of course being the one by Folk singer, Dave Van Ronk. Avoiding cheap comparisons, it would be fair to say that The Vespertine Kind’s version is probably the most wrenchingly poignant. His wistful voice and nuanced vocal delivery, perfectly suits the lyrical theme of this song, making Graham one of its most natural interpreters I’ve ever heard.

Without question, The Vespertine Kind wanted an organic sound on this recording. He consciously set out to ditch any florid orchestrations that usually characterize modern recordings. Here, the focus was on the playing, the singing, and most importantly, the song.

A guitar, a voice, and little else, sparse “Hang Me Oh Hang Me” may be, but it’s quite a rich and lush sparseness, which matches the simple complexity of the lyrics – pure poetry in the finest sense: “Hang me, oh, hang me, I’ll be dead and gone. I wouldn’t mind the hanging but the laying in the grave so long, poor boy.”

Stark as it is, the song is melodic and irresistibly hypnotic. Regardless of the desolate and saddening harmonic avenues it stumbles through, Graham’s deep, meditative voice, generates a powerful empathy within the listener.

The Vespertine Kind here interprets the universe of human frailty, from another point of view – that of strength and steadfastness. And he does it brilliantly. The song guts you by the sheer allure of its saddening beauty. Rarely has music made in such solitude stimulated such a feeling of sodality. There are some records, I simply can’t get enough of and this is one of them.

Throughout, The Vespertine Kind evokes a deeply personal, twilit world. By avoiding overwhelming sonic embellishments, Graham Iddon is able to invite the listener in…closer than ever before. It will take a completely cynical mind to dismiss his unassuming talent.

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LorenzoTheGawd: “Chasing Presidents” – Cultivating an intriguing sensory experience http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/lorenzothegawd-chasing-presidents-cultivating-an-intriguing-sensory-experience http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/lorenzothegawd-chasing-presidents-cultivating-an-intriguing-sensory-experience#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:21:41 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32517 LorenzoTheGawd is a versatile artist from Bellport, Long Island, NY. From mainstream to conscious, he weaves his way through different styles. Linked to team OceanMG or Money Guru (Music Group), the artist who claims that he is here to change the world with his music, recently stated: “My drive and ambition are at an all-time […]

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LorenzoTheGawd is a versatile artist from Bellport, Long Island, NY. From mainstream to conscious, he weaves his way through different styles. Linked to team OceanMG or Money Guru (Music Group), the artist who claims that he is here to change the world with his music, recently stated: “My drive and ambition are at an all-time high and right now I’m hungry as ever. My music will be all over by the time this year ends.” And just to confirm that this is no idle threat, LorenzoTheGawd quickly dropped 2 back to singles during June 2018, with “Chasing Presidents” and “Coke Dreams”.

Far from causing any confusion, the releases erase any doubts that LorenzoTheGawd would fail to live up to the hype; to the contrary, he more than delivered the goods. In so many words, “Chasing Presidents” and “Coke Dreams” are absolute triumphs. They have a similar earth-shattering impact to that of a genre-defining debut, as well as immediacy.

They are unequivocally his most thoughtful, most ambitious, and most rewarding projects to date. “Chasing Presidents” produced by Jouce Money, is structured much like any other major label rap release, and yet it deftly swerves away from the problems that plague the majority of its peers.

It is overstuffed with ideas, and not a single second of its runtime is wasted. It has a laidback piano driven beat and a trap-like execution, which never lacks for cohesion or clarity for a moment: “I don’t give fuck what you say / Speak on my gang and its doomsday / You can get lost like loose change / yeah, I was real lost for the booth came.” Or when he gets real explicit: “Imma win / Benjamin’s on me I pocket them / She sucking my dick out the socket damn / And you know we wit it was popping / I’m dope as the work you be copping.”

LorenzoTheGawd is playing a different game than your average hip-hop track most of the time – though he is using the same catchy formula – as he gets to work cultivating an intriguing sensory experience. His vocals feel both like enticing fabric swatches as well as centralized narrative lines.

And his raps always attempt a risky balance between style and substance. LorenzoTheGawd knows that in modern rap, both matter if you want to make an impact in an over saturated genre. The chorus also serves the beginnings of a great melody with the rapper’s voice modulating it, retaining a sense of key and smooth chord progressions.

“Chasing President” is, by turns, a fascinating summer groove and good, solid rap music. LorenzoTheGawd is catering to the ears of current hip-hop fans. He is making music inside of the confines of modern rap while simultaneously pushing boundaries within it.

The piano-infused beat is layered with effortless lyrics and a hint of cocky swag, making it one of the stronger tracks in LorenzoTheGawd’s steadily growing catalog. Of course there is the stunning brand new single, “Coke Dreams”, added to that list too now, but that’s a whole different story…

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Check out all LorenzoTheGawd music videos:

CokeDreams Music Video coming SOON!

I Want It All – Official Music Video
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTSXiz0y5_c

Pompeii – Official Music Video
www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4ONv2A1tjw

FYM (Freestyle)Official Music Video Out Now : www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJ5j-Oo9M94

Open Season Official Music Video Produced By Theory: www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_Mjf-3VR_0

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Jxckson: “Curiosity” – There’s confidence running through every note http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/jxckson-curiosity-theres-confidence-running-through-every-note http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/jxckson-curiosity-theres-confidence-running-through-every-note#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:53:35 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32511 The Austin, Texas, independent pop artist, Jxckson, is back with a brand new EP entitled “Curiosity”. In a number of ways, this new recording sounds like a fresh start. There’s confidence running through every note of this record, and how could there not be? This is most definitely Version 2.0 of Jxckson, as his moved […]

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The Austin, Texas, independent pop artist, Jxckson, is back with a brand new EP entitled “Curiosity”. In a number of ways, this new recording sounds like a fresh start. There’s confidence running through every note of this record, and how could there not be? This is most definitely Version 2.0 of Jxckson, as his moved from rock-pop to electro-pop leanings. While, his songs still feature thought provoking lyrics, it’s musically a new direction for the artist. I think this is an absolute triumph of indie pop music artistry. It’s catchy, it’s quirky, it’s honest, and best-of-all the artist actually contributes to the songwriting.

I really have no respect for artists that simply sing and dance but have little if any creative involvement in their projects. Jxckson is totally immersed in the creation of his music, which is focused on the important core elements for him – strong melodies, cutting edge beats, and unforgettable hooks.

From the opening track titular track, “Curiosity” comes a distinctive and cohesive baritone voice that ties the music, image and person together, and that innately lies at the heart of Jxckson’s potential star power. The singer’s voice is an absolute understated gem – at times hitting the low notes with ease, it all comes at your ear unexpectedly.

Musically, the song’s sweeping choruses function to unwind, in each instance, the tight-laced verses they succeed, and the song progresses along quite nicely, with a generous dose of resonant horns.

Jxckson wastes no time in astutely merging his unorthodox vocal delivery with irresistibly catchy pop hooks on the slower “Love Like Ours”. This is a great song with meaningful lyrics, but it’s Jxckson’s voice that will win you over. He’s a vocal treasure with such a laid-back style and beautifully comfortable range.

“Don’t Call Me Back” displays an endearing charisma while never forsaking those all-important alluring hooks. If you don’t fall in love with the way he sings this song then you need your ears examined.

By the time you reach “The Distance”, you would have latched onto the idea that the theme of this EP covers the varying mechanisms of a relationship. I really enjoyed this song, a slow downbeat and new age electronic ballad with the best vocal performance on the EP. Even with it being a ballad, the production is top-end, Jxckson remains true to the musical styling of the EP in this song.

One of the challenges for any singer-songwriter is learning how to write songs that perfectly fit their talents. It may seem obvious, but you’d be surprised how many otherwise good singers forget ignore this fact. And Jxckson sounds like he has fully achieved that on this song.

Melody, song structure and a pop sensibility, all come into play on the final track, “When Morning Comes”. A superb ending to a sonically and lyrically expansive journey through the mind of Jxckson.

The artist, it seems, is progressing into a well-rounded, mature songwriter and performer who plays to all his strengths, and in particular his deep resonant voice, and its ability to move from a confidential whisper to a rousing bellow, without shattering your eardrums. This should be enough to kindle the interest of not only previous fans of Jxckson, but also music enthusiasts who get drawn to honest, heartfelt music.

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Greek Electronic Producer Tasos Petsas Releases His Latest Single – “Untitled” http://jamsphere.com/news/greek-electronic-producer-tasos-petsas-releases-his-latest-single-untitled http://jamsphere.com/news/greek-electronic-producer-tasos-petsas-releases-his-latest-single-untitled#respond Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:44:18 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32506 Tasos Petsas a Greek creator of electronic music, this week released his new single called “Untitled” via FM Records. For the first time the sound of his music is house with an addictive and nostalgic rhythm that manages to “hypnotize” you from the first minute. As the creator intended, the track brings together the memories […]

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Tasos Petsas a Greek creator of electronic music, this week released his new single called “Untitled” via FM Records. For the first time the sound of his music is house with an addictive and nostalgic rhythm that manages to “hypnotize” you from the first minute.

As the creator intended, the track brings together the memories of the past, the everyday life of the present, and the expectations of the future. And because he doesn’t have any title for all of these events, he called it “Untitled”.

The track has already reached the #1 spot on the Gr-Top 100 and it’s his 7th NO#1 in Greece after “Mother Of Mine (Anna)”, “Angel Of Mine (Aural Fragment Edit)” with Manja Vlachogianni, “Friend Of Mine” Remixed by Lego Boy, “Anna” with Thespina Patrona, “Voices (Istimpei)” and “Mother Of Mine (Anna) (Deep House Remix)”.

Links to Stream and  Download the song:

▶iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gr/album/untitled-single/1397488468?l=el

▶Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/7oWIwkgIla6d64s8c12ASy

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Junior Turner: “Tonight” – a vocal stimulant that can give your ears what they need! http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/junior-turner-tonight-a-vocal-stimulant-that-can-give-your-ears-what-they-need http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/junior-turner-tonight-a-vocal-stimulant-that-can-give-your-ears-what-they-need#respond Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:36:11 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32502 After two years away from the music scene, July 2nd signals the official return of the award-winning pop singer and songwriter, Junior Turner when he drops his brand new single “Tonight”. Tipping his hat to some of the success stories of the modern day music scene, Junior has always managed to keep each and every […]

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After two years away from the music scene, July 2nd signals the official return of the award-winning pop singer and songwriter, Junior Turner when he drops his brand new single “Tonight”. Tipping his hat to some of the success stories of the modern day music scene, Junior has always managed to keep each and every song grounded with his excellent songwriting and musicianship – an important quality when it comes to lasting power. Recognition of big time songwriters who have gone before runs through Junior’s catalog and it’s hard to believe that he aims for anything less than the same sort of recognition as his own future legacy. An ambition that is achievable for one who has had a hand in some of the best pop ballads on the independent pop scene in the last few years.

Quite fittingly, Junior Turner comes out all guns blazing, on what sounds like a potential smash hit single.  Junior knows a little something about music and what it takes to entertain. Ready to prove that he has something that your ears need; the emotion is there and the foot-tapping beat is also there. This is a love anthem with a mission. Led by a thoroughly fleshed out and multi-layered production. Passionate and soulful in during the verses and joyfully rapturous in the choruses, Junior knocks this one out of the park.

Production, songwriting and performing-wise, “Tonight” proves for the umpteenth time that Junior Turner is in the big league. It also shows the myriad of influences pepper into Junior’s soul-stirring and hip-shaking sound; there is a lot of Pop, plenty of Blue-eyed Soul, and an all-around adrenalin-filled euphoria that candidly sings of love. The narrator is in an uplifting emotional state, finally achieving the love he needs, and never wanting to stop desiring it.

In total contrast with the hedonistic, all-sex and all-drug themes, currently running rife in contemporary music, this is what makes the song so humanly appealing, and ready to soundtrack a whole lot of ordinary, decent people’s lives. Junior belts and spears his vocals like a love warrior, and we can’t help but follow his example.

The more intriguing his sonic back-drop, the more you realize Junior is a vocal stimulant that can give your ears what they need. Now that he’s back to where he wants to be, Junior Turner had better start to wear some shades, because the future is looking pretty bright for him again!

MORE ABOUT: Junior Turner has been singing on the entertainment circuit as well as holiday resorts abroad for 20 years since the tender age of just 14. However he then landed on the national music scene in 2010 and 2011 respectively with releases for BBC’s Children in Need and then the UK armed forces charity ‘Help For Heroes’.

Subsequently Junior burst into the USA State charts with several state chart number one hits, as well as winning several prestigious independent music awards including an honorary award held in the Grammy hall of fame for his songwriting. With two critically acclaimed albums under his belt – ‘Under Scrutiny’ and ‘Direction’, Junior has worked with and held in high regard with some of the biggest producers and music professionals in today’s industry.

“Tonight” is officially released on Monday 2nd July 2018. Stay connected with Junior Turner on FACEBOOK and TWITTER

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BEEA: “Ride Or Die” – Slick, soulful, and melodic! http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/beea-ride-or-die-slick-soulful-and-melodic http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/beea-ride-or-die-slick-soulful-and-melodic#respond Thu, 14 Jun 2018 20:59:59 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32497 Slick, soulful, and melodic – this stuff is made for the radio. BEEA is a world class singer and performer, and she’s miles beyond some of her pop star peers, currently on the scene. Her brand new track “Ride Or Die” showcases her voice and passionate delivery, which keeping things intense and emotional. Aside from […]

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Slick, soulful, and melodic – this stuff is made for the radio. BEEA is a world class singer and performer, and she’s miles beyond some of her pop star peers, currently on the scene. Her brand new track “Ride Or Die” showcases her voice and passionate delivery, which keeping things intense and emotional. Aside from the song’s sonic and stylistic consistency, one notable difference between the material here and BEEA’s peers is the rawness of Brazilian beauty’s vocals. The frayed edges of the singer’s voice, are played as assets here. Her voice feels lived-in and wizened and she turns in a sultry performance with it.

Classic soul tropes are juxtaposed with modern pop touches. Right from the start BEEA’s sultry voice is warming, like a blanket on a cold winter night, and though almost 4 minutes minute feels like the perfect length, it is easy to wish there was more where that came from, once the final bars of the song dies down.

Confidence oozes from every orifice in “Ride Or Die”, as BEEA embraces her image, her personality, and her craft. The song carries a strong attitude as she sings about giving someone her all but it never being enough, remaining aggressive and up-front.

Waltzing semi-muted guitar strums and a slow to mid-tempo beat carries the song, as a wholesome harmony effect builds life and character through it. The track highlights BEEA’s vocal range from low and warm, which runs sweet and thick like honey, to the powerful husky highs that cuts right through the air.

It is undeniably easy to get lost in the music effortlessly as mystical, soulful sounds swirl throughout while BEEA painfully and hauntingly states, “You got to know how I feels to be left for dead. You got to know how it feels, I gave you more than I had. You got to know how it feels when I open the door, and this house ain’t no home anymore.”

But just as much as she is hurt, her pride and strength still resides resiliently in her soul when she assertively asks: “What the fuck is wrong with you?” And then tauntingly lays down the gauntlet: “I’m still your wife, ride or die!” The most obvious way to read her narrative—as she presents it, time and again in the song—is one of resilience and individuality. Who can’t relate?

You see a women struggling to keep her relationship alive. You see a fight against an uncaring attitude. You see a battle against indifference. You see a search for true love. Isn’t that what the world needs more of?

This soul-filled peppiness and passion is a sound that female stars have adopted to a surprising extent lately. The swerve back to soul elements in pop comes off as both an aesthetic and ideological reply to a chart landscape ruled by heavily processed, rap-inflected male voices.

For BEEA in particular, “Ride Or Die” makes sense as a perfect mission statement, simultaneously defiant and traditional. And nothing courts a mass male audience more than a hot lady on fire. One look at the cover artwork confirms the aforementioned statement to be true in every possible way. BEEA is the total package!

The track was mixed, mastered and produced in L.A. California by John Ho. Music and lyrics is by BEEA, while Antoine Salem played the guitar. Arrangements were handled by BEEA and Javier Martinez.

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Baltimore 80s Tribute Band The New Romance Invited Back To China To Perform Exclusive Business Gala http://jamsphere.com/news/baltimore-80s-tribute-band-the-new-romance-invited-back-to-china-to-perform-exclusive-business-gala http://jamsphere.com/news/baltimore-80s-tribute-band-the-new-romance-invited-back-to-china-to-perform-exclusive-business-gala#respond Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:54:39 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32494 It has been said that with enough talent and determination that music can take you anywhere. Well, for Baltimore’s highly-acclaimed 80s tribute band The New Romance that means half away the world twice. The group has revealed that they have been invited back to China to perform at the illustrious Starworld Casino in Macau, China […]

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It has been said that with enough talent and determination that music can take you anywhere. Well, for Baltimore’s highly-acclaimed 80s tribute band The New Romance that means half away the world twice. The group has revealed that they have been invited back to China to perform at the illustrious Starworld Casino in Macau, China as the headlining act for The British Business Association of Macau Annual Ball on June 22 and June 23.

The New Romance, who describe themselves as not just a a tribute to the 80s, but an authentic concert experience, specializes in recreating the sounds of the bands that they cover.

Performing such hits as Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Purple Rain by Prince, Jack and Diane by John Mellencamp, Livin On A Prayer by Bon Jovi, How Soon Is Now? by the Smiths and so much more. It was this eclectic song selection and true musicianship that drew the attention of the booking agent who found their promotional video online and booked them immediately upon viewing it last year and who was eager to bring them back for the 2018 gala. Considered one of Chinas most premiere business events, The British Business Association of Macau Annual Ball benefits their annual scholarship fund to ensure that students living in the community have the ability to attend college.

Last year, over MOP100,000 was raised toward the scholarship fund. “It’s a true honor to be invited back to Macau. Any chance you have the opportunity to help people and give back to the community is special, said Greg Marsh, keyboardist for The New Romance. The kindness everyone showed us last time was remarkable. We are excited to perform again, make new friends and make Maryland proud!”

For more information about The New Romance, please visit http://www.thenewromance.com or https://www.facebook.com/newromance

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BWH Music Group Releases the Hottest Album of the Summer – ‘That Summer, Vol. 1, by Various Artists’ http://jamsphere.com/news/bwh-music-group-releases-the-hottest-album-of-the-summer-that-summer-vol-1-by-various-artists http://jamsphere.com/news/bwh-music-group-releases-the-hottest-album-of-the-summer-that-summer-vol-1-by-various-artists#respond Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:22:35 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32491 You don’t have to go the ocean to hear the best songs this summer!  BWH Music Groups June, 2018 release titled That Summer, Vol. 1 by Various Artists is the hottest indie release of the summer and perhaps the entire year. This extraordinary compilation album features 15 songs by internationally acclaimed and award-winning artists in […]

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You don’t have to go the ocean to hear the best songs this summer!  BWH Music Groups June, 2018 release titled That Summer, Vol. 1 by Various Artists is the hottest indie release of the summer and perhaps the entire year.

This extraordinary compilation album features 15 songs by internationally acclaimed and award-winning artists in multiple genres.  Featured artists include: Skinny Fresh, Coastal Club, C.K. & The Rising Tide, Frank Migliorelli and The Dirt Nappers, Ed Roman, Jeremy Parsons, Cole, Nina Amelio, Jenny Vinatieri, Erick Blu, 0 hype feat. Chris Chand, AntoineRNB, Natalie Jean & Levi Moore, Luna Keller, and The BeeKeepers.

About the Artists:

  1. “All I Need- Winner of Emergenza (Switzerland), Skinny Fresh is on the rise with salient lyrics, impressive flows, diversified beats and a new interpreted, millennial-flavored boom bap that has landed him on the watch-list of several record labels. Skinny Fresh was discovered by Ives Irie of Delinquent Habits. Impressed by the skill and passion of the young Swiss lyricist, Ives Irie added Skinny Fresh to the Delinquent Habits European album tour. As the opening act, Skinny Fresh won over fans around the world.
  1. Make It By- This Queen City quartet of indie surf rockers was formed in 2016 by a group of friends looking to blend indie rock and pop with a dash of surf music. The name Coastal Club was inspired by the groups best memories of spending time at the beach with friends and family. While based in landlocked Ohio, there is a longing for the coast found in their romantic beach tunes. Their fun, reminiscent sound falls somewhere between bands like Hippo Campus and Vampire Weekend. Coastal Club released their self-titled debut EP in 2017.
  1. Friends – The Huffington Post states Flachs songs and his voice are mesmerizing. You have to listen. Driven by his fresh fusion of alt-country, indie rock and Americana, Hudson Valley, NY singer-songwriter C.K. Flachs insightful and provocative solo debut album Empty Mansions earned C.K. & The Rising Tide significant accolades, radio rotation and coveted festival slots.
  1. Baby Put A Dress On – Frank Migliorelli has garnered airplay across American radio while touring both domestically and internationally. In 2017, he was awarded honorable mention in the nationally renowned American Songwriter Magazine Competition. Frank Migliorelli and The Dirt Nappers have been hailed has undoubtedly talented musicians who write classic, timeless songs flavored with pop, rock and roots that youll want to listen on repeat. (Indie Spoonful)
  1. Red Omen – Ed Roman is an Award-winning singer/songwriter, performer and multi-instrumentalist from Shelburne, Ontario. Blurring the lines between pop, rock, folk, and country music genres, Eds uniquely crafted songs have received regular rotation on more than 100 terrestrial radio stations across North America and more than 400 stations worldwide. Ed is a 2014 Artists Music Guild Award Nominee, a 2014 International Music and Entertainment Association Award Winner, a two-time 2015 IMEA Award nominee, a 2015 and 2016 Josie Show Awards nominee, an Akademia Awards Winner and a two-time Indie Music Channel Award winner.
  1. Burn This House Down – Born in San Antonio, Texas, Jeremy Parsons grew up soaking in the sounds of the Lone Star state’s dance-hall music. Today, he tours stateside and internationally captivating audiences with his homegrown music, genuine personality, unique humor and a heart-felt love for his art. Jeremy is a Jersey Shore Film Festival nominee, a NCCC Film Festival finalist and a 2018 Josie Music Award nominee.
  1. “If im Really – Cole is an up and coming indie-pop singer-songwriter, recording artist, performer and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, ukulele and keys). She collaborated with a stellar team to release her debut self-titled album followed by her release of “Two Faced” which was co-written with Jenn Rykert. “Two Faced” was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2017 International Songwriting Competition (ISC) and charted globally on Digital Radio Tracker. Cole is recording her 2nd album and will be releasing singles throughout 2018. She tours from Texas to Nashville and she recently traveled to Anaheim, California and performed at the Anaheim Convention Center for the 2018 NAMM Winter Show. Cole is passionate about helping others through music and donates her time to many charities, benefits and fundraisers; she visits Texas Children’s Hospital often to perform for cancer patients and their families.
  1. Savage Love – British Columbia, Canada based Pop recording artist Nina Amelio has achieved enormous recognition and radio success. At present, Nina is on over 60 radio stations worldwide broadcasting in the UK, USA, Italy, Australia, Slovenia, Spain and New Zealand to name a few (15 broadcasts are on FM frequency). Currently Savage Love has over 400,000 plays on Soundcloud and has garnished international radio rotation. Nina won Singer Universe ‘Best Vocalist of the Month’ and was nominated for ‘Best Pop Song’ at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. Nina is signed with Elite Management, Arrow and Spark (Arrow Music Agency in Seattle, Nashville and Los Angeles).
  1. Rainbow – Born in Italy and raised in Spain, Jenny Vinatieri is a singer-songwriter who currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Jenny is gaining recognition for her ability to write songs across many genres. She was the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 Divine Tracks Contest and a semi-finalist in both the International/Unsigned Only and the USA Songwriting Competition.
  1. Victorious (Ansimatik Remix) (Official Dance Anthem) – Erick Blu is an award winning Pop music sensation. In his young and rising career, Erick has already performed in front of 20,000 people sharing the stage with American acts such as Hoobastank. He also took center stage promoting his refreshing, positive message at the World Scholars Cup in 2010 where he won Best Pop Performance. Erick is now an official member of The Recording Academy with his songs in consideration for the 60th Grammy Awards. Erick won The 2017 Akademia Music Award for his song Took The Words for Best Pop Song and an American Music Award for Best International Song which can be heard on his Vevo-Certified channel crossing 1million hits.
  1. Ease My Mind (feat. Chris Chand) – Rudi Jubran aka “0 hype” is a hip-hop artist from Toronto, Canada who was born and raised in Scarborough. He released his much anticipated full length, 14 track project title Before You Enter displaying his versatility and skill as an artist. With a capable range of sounds and genres, 0 hype approaches rap with a raw, steady, spoken word inspired flow breaking the current meta of the Toronto sound.
  1. Let Me Live – AntoineRNB is a singer-songwriter, rhythm and blues artist from New York. His unique contemporary, urban style was described best by Spate Magazine (the number one Hip Hop News Blog in the Country) as the future of urban contemporary music. His style is original, soulful and funky. Antoine has received airplay on FM Radio around the country and positive press from major hip hop/ R & B magazines. AntoineRNB is signed to the Independent Record Label, TRAK TO THE FUTURE.
  1. The Letting Go – Natalie Jean is an award winning, multi-nominated singer/songwriter and performer. She sings many genres, such as Jazz Pop, R&B, Blues and Dance and can also sing in French, Spanish, English, and Creole. Natalie Jean has been nominated over 60 times for her music and has won many awards. The Letting Go won a Silver Medal in The Global Music Awards for Best Country Song. Most recently, “The Letting Go Music Video” received a Silver Medal in the Global Music Awards and won for Best Music Video of the Month in the Aab International Film Festival. The Letting Go has been nominated in the 2018 Atlas Elite Entertainment Music Awards for best country song and for Best Americana Song in the 2018 Clouzine International Music Awards. Natalie Jean has released five albums thus far.
  1. Packing My Bags – Luna Keller is a young singer-songwriter who has released seven singles in a short period of time to critical acclaim. In the music review blog Wolf in a Suit, Luna is described as having an exquisite and mature showcase of lyricism. National blog, Indie Brew, states, you will find yourself returning to Luna’s music over and over again.
  1. What A Day- With over 42,000 song plays, The BeeKeepers are the #1 ranked indie group in New England. Their songs have been heard on over 70 radio college stations across the United States and on 66 TV channels. The group has over 20,000 spins on digital radio. The 3 women have been described as having “gorgeously tight vocal harmonies which result in a hearing-secret-harmonies effluvium that goes beyond delightful and enters the realm of fabulous.” (The Huffington Post). The BeeKeepers won a 2017 Akademia Award for ‘Best Folk EP’

That Summer, Vol. 1, by Various Artists can be purchased on all major digital outlets.

About BWH Music Group:

BWH Music Group is a full scale collaborative record label. BWH Music Group works with today’s best independent artists to achieve common goals in sound and promotion.  BWH Music Group offers Recording Services, Record Releases, Promotions and Radio.

Press Contact:

Sylvie Abate, Public Relations

BWH Music Group

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THE BAND OF THE HAWK: “BOHUP VOL.2” FLEXES ITS LYRICAL PROWESS http://jamsphere.com/news/the-band-of-the-hawk-bohup-vol-2-flexes-its-lyrical-prowess http://jamsphere.com/news/the-band-of-the-hawk-bohup-vol-2-flexes-its-lyrical-prowess#respond Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:49:48 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32488 When it comes to groups that are uniformly considered to be underground rap royalty, few acts eclipse The Band of the Hawk. Whether its impact, bodies of work, or just pure creativity, few unsigned groups in hip-hop come close. Though they individually continue to release great music, as a group the quality and consistency of […]

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When it comes to groups that are uniformly considered to be underground rap royalty, few acts eclipse The Band of the Hawk. Whether its impact, bodies of work, or just pure creativity, few unsigned groups in hip-hop come close. Though they individually continue to release great music, as a group the quality and consistency of their projects has undeniably been coherent and consistent. Noah Archangel, King Aka Yeaux Majesty, Ash Ra Aka Houey Freeman Fka Ashtonomics, P.ey3, Grynd Seazon, and Juskwam better also known Band of the Hawk are now back with their latest work – the 2nd installment of the crew series #BOHUP consequently entitled “BOHUP Vol.2”. The project includes 15 tracks, 2 producers, and 7 emcees.

You can feel the traditional The Band of the Hawk aesthetic in full effect right from the start, with an authoritative monologue introducing the project. Next track “Welcome to the South” sets the tone for the project, as a brassy soul sample chopped up in classic BOH style is the backdrop for a back and forth of flowing verses.

“BOHUP Vol.2” already hits a peak at the third track “Nu”, riding on top of another breezy retro soul production. This is followed by the knockout one-two punch of “Ch@o!” and the 808 driven “Dirty Dolla$” capturing what people expect from a The Band of the Hawk project.

Both of these aforementioned tracks have diverse, but dark instrumentals, allowing the BOHUP members to competitively flex their lyrical prowess. Right from the beginning, this album owns hard-hitting soul-tinged beats and intricately devised rhyme schemes that seamlessly ignore the commercial in exchange for the conscious.

This combination pays off consistently throughout the album, creating a punchy, yet spacy atmosphere for The Band of the Hawk to express their lyrical finesse. “Mitsurugi” sets off on an intimating tone on a chilled downtempo beat, before easing into conversational rap exchanges.

By the time The Band of the Hawk launch into another rhythm and soul sortie on “Tears” it’s clear they are spitting in blatant refusal of the rules of any standardized tempo or tone, cramming together a flurry of important-sounding words and their performance sees bars and flow as good as they’ve ever been.

The palpable passion and worldly wisdom abounds on “Eat Up”.  KDB Eastcoast & Mz. City drop in for some quick and dirty verses and melodic hooks on “Body”, which gives the album a slight sonic twist. The chilling nature of the production on the upbeat “Boomin’ in Ya Jeep (Remix)” is so on point you’d think The Band of the Hawk invented the style.

With articulate flows the lyrical efforts on tracks like “Swell Lovely” and “H.TX.” sound like instruments themselves. The Band of the Hawk shine with killer wordplay, which largely aid the gripping consistency of this album.  Despite any similarity it may share with past BOH works, “Stand Up” is a hard-hitting stream of consciousness which uses the group’s comprehensible vocal technique to perfection.

The crew in The Band of the Hawk bring only their finest worth ethic to the studio in their respective verses and songs. “Seppuku” and the epic “Down the Rabbit Hole (Blow)” [feat. Vita Rose] play testimony to this fact. “BOHUP Vol.2” deserves your undivided attention for its entirety. Get a pair of top-tier headphones, a fat blunt, and an isolated spot to chill, and you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about.

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Yam Haus: “Stargazer”- soul stirring and enormous musical heights! http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/yam-haus-stargazer-soul-stirring-and-enormous-musical-heights http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/yam-haus-stargazer-soul-stirring-and-enormous-musical-heights#respond Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:40:15 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32482 Lars Pruitt (Vocals, Guitar), Seth Blum (Electric Guitar), Jake Felstow (Drums) and Zach Beinlich (Bass) make up the clean-cut, groovy, modern pop-rock outfit Yam Haus that has dropped its 13 song album, “Stargazer”. Some albums take several plays for them to really grow on me. This is not one of those albums. The songs on […]

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Lars Pruitt (Vocals, Guitar), Seth Blum (Electric Guitar), Jake Felstow (Drums) and Zach Beinlich (Bass) make up the clean-cut, groovy, modern pop-rock outfit Yam Haus that has dropped its 13 song album, “Stargazer”. Some albums take several plays for them to really grow on me. This is not one of those albums. The songs on this recording are so catchy that you’ll find yourself singing along on the first play through. Granted, they cheat a little bit by using familiar sounding hooks that have for some reason, been running around in your head for ages. You just don’t know why, and from where they come. Well now you do. Yam Haus combine stirring and soaring anthems with mature, contemplative lyrics on life, love, heartbreak and the everyday longings and struggles millions of us experience. Though not always pronounced, there is an underlying positivity and sense of hope in their music.

Slick beats, rich vocals, EDM-ish builds, synths, guitars and smart song progressions are sprinkled throughout these songs, and you might get a case of whiplash with how rapidly this album yanks you, back and forth, between surprisingly enjoyable modern pop-rock and dance tunes, and brilliant grabs at Top 40 radio hits. Wedging the groove of ‘West Coast’ between two infinitely more urgent tracks such as ‘Stargazer’ and ‘Kingdom’ certainly starts the album off on a very steady footing indeed.

‘Get Somewhere’ is a huge splash of contemporary alt-pop, with its sunny guitars, shuffling beat and irresistibly massive chorus with chanting harmonies. ‘Too Many People’ is slightly slower, but follows its predecessor’s formula, with its lush sound and big choruses.  Pop can sometimes be a dirty word.

In its infancy, it was a softer alternative to Rock, but when we look at Pop music today, it incorporates elements that span various genres. Yam Haus appear to successfully blend this multi-flavored genre with their rockier roots.

Listen to how they deliver their straightforward mid-tempo ballad, ‘Right Now, Forever’ and then catch a glimpse of how they suddenly push the boundaries with well vocally-orchestrated ‘You Need Love (Stargazer Reprise)’. ‘Bad News’ is one of the real head turners of the album.

The vocal hook, synth basslines and steady drums, give the song an interesting, groovy backbone. Even more surprising is how well the group mixes together all of their modern sounds in the dreamy, drifting chorus. It’s a delightful slice of rhythmic and melodically-driven pop.

‘Carry Me Home’ reaches the soul stirring and enormous heights of Yam Haus’ best songs. The vocals, as always, shine with Lars Pruitt’s far-reaching cords running the gamut of its range in utter freewheeling overdrive.

‘We Are The Storm’ kicks off with a definite sense of urgency, propped up by a percussive underbelly and carried through with a set of anthemic choruses. Without a doubt, this is another album highlight. The EDM-ish breakdown and buildup elements come to the fore on the laser-sharp ‘This Won’t be the last Time’.

‘Groovin’ (That Feel Good Song)’ follows immediately and doesn’t let up with the feel-good factor, leaving ‘Something Better’ to close the album down with some melancholic nostalgia. And they hit it out of the park with this one.

It is a very moving song and a nice way to go out. Overall, “Stargazer” is well-polished, the production is clean, though never overdone, with vocals, guitar and synths coming across clearly. If anything is certain though, Yam Haus is sure to cement themselves as stalwarts of the modern pop-rock scene, and if they continue as they are, they will be gracing playlists for a long time to come.

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Bad Bullet invites the listener to gain power with their grunge / alt-rock debut album “Use The Energy” http://jamsphere.com/videos/bad-bullet-invites-the-listener-to-gain-power-with-their-grunge-alt-rock-debut-album-use-the-energy http://jamsphere.com/videos/bad-bullet-invites-the-listener-to-gain-power-with-their-grunge-alt-rock-debut-album-use-the-energy#respond Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:10:38 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32478 Austrian Newcomers Bad Bullet introducing their brand new Album Use The Energy. Use The Energy is pure energetic Rock for Fans of Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Blink 182, or Nickelback. Released on June 2018 via NRT-Records, Bad Bullet combines Grunge, Alternative Rock and Metal and creates their unique Style. The Band amongst guitarist and songwriter Gernot […]

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Austrian Newcomers Bad Bullet introducing their brand new Album Use The Energy. Use The Energy is pure energetic Rock for Fans of Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Blink 182, or Nickelback. Released on June 2018 via NRT-Records, Bad Bullet combines Grunge, Alternative Rock and Metal and creates their unique Style.

The Band amongst guitarist and songwriter Gernot Neumann, Lead singer & Rhythm Guitarist Manuel Schlogl, Drummer Steven Scheer and Bassist Michael Jursche, show their versatility as musicians and songwriters. Positive Lyrics (Never Give Up, Free or Follow Your Dreams) but also mean themes (Last Chance, Judgement Day, War Never Changes or Poison world) proves the various sides of the Band. One time fast and rough, one time silent and thoughtful, but always constantly energetic, Use The Energy which was produced by Nino Markgraf (Abnormal Audio Assault), is a powerful, energetic rock-opus.

 

Further Information & Links:

Bad Bullet – official: www.bad-bullet.com

Bad Bullet – Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BadBulletBand/

Stream the Album:

Tidal: https://listen.tidal.com/artist/9685507

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/4hid73PCEQTCdH6qb1B2Nn
Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/de/album/59840362
Napster: https://de.napster.com/artist/bad-bullet/album/use-the-energy

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UK / England:
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Interview with Chunjay of Royal Ruckus http://jamsphere.com/twentyquestions/interview-with-chunjay-of-royal-ruckus http://jamsphere.com/twentyquestions/interview-with-chunjay-of-royal-ruckus#respond Tue, 12 Jun 2018 22:58:41 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32475 Royal Ruckus raised a ruckus last year with their triumphal return, The Summer of the Cicadas double album, and now frontman Chunjay is coming back with a collaborative project with production by CookBook from LA Symphony, entitled World’s Okayest Rapper. Seven songs deep, the new EP talks about love, break-ups, positivity, and life on tour as a rapper. […]

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Royal Ruckus raised a ruckus last year with their triumphal return, The Summer of the Cicadas double album, and now frontman Chunjay is coming back with a collaborative project with production by CookBook from LA Symphony, entitled World’s Okayest Rapper. Seven songs deep, the new EP talks about love, break-ups, positivity, and life on tour as a rapper. We recently interviewed Chunjay of Royal Ruckus.

  1. How long have you been in the music business and how did the project get started in the first place?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: Oh my, well we started Royal Ruckus when we were in high school, and initially it was meant to be a joke. We initially just started as a fun recording project, but when people started asking us to play concerts, we were happy to oblige, and eventually we started being very deliberate in what we were doing. We put out our first record a couple weeks before I graduated high school.

Our involvement in the music industry has varied over the years. There was a time when we were very active in the “industry”—we actually lived in Nashville—but in the last couple years we are more of a Do-It-Yourself group, and to whatever extent we are in the industry is only lightly. We try to deal direct to the listener as much as possible.

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

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: For me, easy. Beastie Boys were the first major rap group to catch my attention. I think I was six years old. I was also into early Christian hip-hop, and loved PID and SFC. Incredibly influential on me.

But I loved music as long as I can remember, and I think I got my first radio at 4 or 5 years old. I listened to just about everything, but was particularly in love with rap music.

  1. Which artists are you currently listening to?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: I’m digging the new Blackthought record, my homies in the crew Soul Providers have a new album they just put out, and used the same producer that I did on my new album, World’s Okayest Rapper. Eligh, one of the rappers on my new record, is about to drop a record of his own, and I absolutely love what I’ve heard so far from the project.

I’m also really enjoying the latest record from Taylor Swift, and I’m still jamming to the last few songs released by Sufjan Stevens. Oh, and my friend Carmen Toth has new EP out, and it’s incredibly good. I try to stay well-rounded, musically.

  1. What do you feel are the key elements people should be getting out of your music?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: I hope people have a good time when they listen to our music. Hopefully it will make them laugh sometimes. Other times, I hope they’ll see their own experiences in our songs, and be able to relate to both the amusing and the serious elements of the songs.

  1. What do you think separates you from the massive crowd of artists emerging right now?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: It’s an interesting time to make music. The playing field is leveled in so many ways, so it’s really exciting. But it can be tricky standing out from the rest. I don’t know of anyone else really doing what I’m doing. It’s funny, it’s thought provoking, it’s positive, and it’s generally considered “clean” music, all of which definitely set our music apart from most of what is out there.

  1. Do you currently have a preferred song in your catalog, and why is it special to you?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: Right now I’m really enjoying “Postcards from the Road,” a song from the new EP that I wrote while I was on tour. Each verse is written to a different set of loved ones, as if I were writing letters or postcards to them.

  1. Are your lyrics predominantly based on real events and personal experiences, or are they drawn from your creative storytelling skills?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: It’s a combination of both. Almost everything I’ve written has an autobiographical component, but to what degree it is autobiography is difficult to decipher for listeners. There is plenty of creative storytelling going on, and some liberties taken with details, but most everything is rooted in real events and experience.

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

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: I’m very proud of our album The Summer of the Cicadas, a full-blown, double concept album released February 2017. Alongside our amusing songs, we have a lot of heavy and contemplative material, spread over 30 songs. It’s our magnum opus, and the thing I’m most proud of that we’ve done.

  1. What has been the most difficult thing you’ve had to endure in your life or music so far?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: One time I was stuck in an elevator for three hours, and there was a Justin Bieber song on repeat. Worst. Day. Of. My. Life. Not kidding. Or am I?

  1. What key ingredients do you always try and infuse into your songs, regardless of style or tempo?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: One of the things I try to do 100% of the time is to write something relatable or amusing. I sort of shoot to be an “Everyman” emcee, just an ordinary guy that people can connect with and relate to.

  1. Tell us which of you does what in Royal Ruckus?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: So Royal Ruckus is currently me, Chunjay (Jamey Bennett), and my co-conspirator, Flatline (Michael Walker aka MPWalker). To simplify, the music tends to be his end of the deal, and the lyrics and vocals are mine. However, he writes, raps, and sings plenty of lyrics, too. I’ve always been the “front man,” even when we had deejays or other emcees in the group, so I have largely steered the group’s direction over the years.

  1. So do you produce the beats and write all the lyrics on your songs or do you collaborate with outside sources in any of these cases?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: For a normal album, Flatline is the default music composer, and I’m the default lyricist, but we both are actively involved in the whole process, so he’s generally the producer, and I act as a co-producer.

However, we love collaborating with other artists. We’ve brought rappers, beat makers, singers, and even full rock bands into the studio to work with us. I am currently working on a series of releases collaborating with other musicians and producers.

  1. Which aspect of being an independent artist and the music making process excites you most and which aspect discourages you most?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: I love getting to the final mix of a project or a song and finally being able to just relax and enjoy a job well done. I only make music that I like, so I love getting to the end and just taking it in as a listener, the best I can.

Sometimes the amount of work going into promoting and sustaining an indie music career can be discouraging, but I love making music, so you just sort of embrace the things that are less fun as part of the package in doing what you love.

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

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: I would have the music business pay me more money. To quote a rare line from Flatline: “Give me the money, give me the fame!”

But seriously, there are always things that are not great in the music industry. But it’s a market, and I think it’s up to the musician to determine what they want out of their career, and then go do the things required to get it. Rather than change the industry, artists should change themselves.

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

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: Hip-hop. Tacos. Life. Girls. Kids. Puppies. California. Beer. Fun. It feels good.

  1. 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?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: Yes, absolutely. It’s indispensable for most artists. We try to stay active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, especially, as those are our favorite social media platforms. I keep hearing that email, believe it or not, gets the highest active response rate, but I don’t like sending out music-related emails very often, so I’m not sure.

  1. Tell us something about the making of your latest release?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: Well, we recorded the whole thing in California. I felt like in this season of our career that we have called a cicada summer, we should return to our roots. So I went back to Cali (from Florida), and assembled a team of California-based emcees and musicians to fill out the album.

The only non-CA musician is DJ Sean P from Texas. But sometimes when you know a song needs a particular person’s touch, you just go with that person!

  1. What is your relationship with visual media? Do you think videos are important for your music? Do you have a video you would recommend fans checkout so they can get in to what you’re doing?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: Visual media is important, and one of the sad things that to some extent is lost in our current streaming culture. For me, visual media starts with the album artwork, and too many artists don’t pay attention to this anymore.

We used incredible artists for the artwork of our latest records, World’s Okayest Rapper and The Summer of the Cicadas. You can read an interview with one of the artists here: https://summerofthecicadas.com/artwork/

Videos have become important to us the last couple years, and I think it really helps listeners connect with the song in a major way. All of our videos are posted at https://royalruckus.wordpress.com/2018/06/11/video/

Our new video is for our song, “This White Life,” and can be seen here:

  1. Do you prefer working and creating in a studio environment, or performing live in front of an audience?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: I love both. They’re just different. I think the content creation is my favorite, but I really do enjoy performing for others, and I enjoy building new relationships from concerts. Just hanging with people is incredible to me.

  1. What’s next on the upcoming agenda for Royal Ruckus?

Chunjay of Royal Ruckus: Going on tour this fall with another rapper, releasing several videos for World’s Okayest Rapper, and I’m working on a couple more 5-song releases to come out over the next year.

Thanks for the interest in Royal Ruckus!

OFFICIAL LINKS:

Listen to the music: http://worldsokayestrapper.com
Main Website: http://summerofthecicadas.com
Secondary Website: http://royalruckus.com
Facebook: http://facebook.com/royalruckusofficial
Instagram: http://instagram.com/royalruckusofficial
Twitter: http://twitter.com/royalruckus
Bandcamp: http://royalruckus.bandcamp.com
Free music: http://noisetrade.com/royalruckus
iTunes: https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/worlds-okayest-rapper-feat-cookbook-chunjay/1373104808?uo=4&app=itunes&ls=1&at=1000lHKX

 

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City of the Weak: “PULLING TEETH” – sonic rock gloss with a powerful melodic heart! http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/city-of-the-weak-pulling-teeth-sonic-rock-gloss-with-a-powerful-melodic-heart http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/city-of-the-weak-pulling-teeth-sonic-rock-gloss-with-a-powerful-melodic-heart#respond Tue, 12 Jun 2018 22:20:49 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32470 Stef w/ an F (Vocals), Brent Lindblad (Guitars) and Cody Hoffman (Bass) make up the powerhouse modern rock band based in Minneapolis – City of the Weak. With 2 EP’s and 3 singles already under their belt, the band is set to release their brand new 10 track album, “PULLING TEETH”, which will be launched […]

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Stef w/ an F (Vocals), Brent Lindblad (Guitars) and Cody Hoffman (Bass) make up the powerhouse modern rock band based in Minneapolis – City of the Weak. With 2 EP’s and 3 singles already under their belt, the band is set to release their brand new 10 track album, “PULLING TEETH”, which will be launched on June 22nd, 2018. City of the Weak sound totally fresh and original, because they have absorbed their musical roots, and have given birth to their own hybrid creations. Every song is like living in multiple alternate rock musical universes at the same time. Their sound is infectious, and you can hear the fists-in-the-air machinations whirring away beneath each track. Every verse and chorus is coated in sonic rock gloss with a powerful melodic heart beating at its core. The hooks are near-uniformly great, and front-woman Stef w/ an F is a magnetic lead vocalist, pushing her voice into high notes with the vocal cord equivalent of a knockout punch.

The shifting instrumental emphasis and differences in timbre and tone do a fine job in building the momentum throughout this recording. From the astounding opener, “Like I Do”, these songs are brilliantly bold and brave. The threatening tinge to the lyrics, awash in up-tempo sonic flourishes, make them especially compelling on this track.

And while Stef w/ an F showcases her most honest and perfectly polished vocal arrangements, the support of guitarist Brent Lindblad and bassist Cody Hoffman make this album City of the Weak’s catchiest release yet. You’ll be shaking and singing along to “Trust Nobody” for weeks on end.

Photography By Glam Tie Media – Artwork By C. Evan Media

Mixing their kick-ass rock roots, with a flowering anthemic pop sound, the band delivers a true standout track with “Glad You Could Make It”. This one was written with sold-out arenas in mind. “Not This Time” keeps the momentum going before City of the Weak throw themselves into another electrifying emotionally-charged piece, in the form of the hook-filled “Censor This”.

“Ungrateful” is up next, and though only six tracks in, the album is solidified as a cohesive piece, with each individual note packing its own stylistic punch, whether it be raw rhythmic percussion or the overarching catchy but aggressive alt-rock oeuvre the band’s music has blossomed into.

“Drag Us Under” is a monster of a track, with an epic arrangement, grinding guitar riffs and soaring choruses, reminding listeners of the strength of Stef w/ an F vocals. Guitars, synths, and drums all share the traits of percussion; together they feel like a series of incredibly intoxicating beats fluttering across “Drop The Anchor”.

The sound is crisp, every layer discernible on “Suffer Like Me”. Hoffman’s drums prop the song up at acute angles and then melts into dense fills, as much of the groundwork is laid down by the differing tones of Lindblad’s guitar.

The title track’s qualities are both percussive and melodic, as a wave of guitar sounds weave their way around the overlapping rhythms. What other bands would consider peripheral details and embellishments are central to this composition.

For most of the track, the guitar and the drums contribute detail to the song, merging like waves crashing against the jagged surface of a shoreline. City of the Weak are only a few releases deep, and this is their first full-length album, which was Produced by Craig Owens and Engineered, Mixed, and Mastered by Jordan Disorbo.

Plenty of bands have released more, and never reach these musical heights, which says a lot for their potential. “PULLING TEETH” is the perfect demonstration of the band’s progression, whilst remaining faithful to their signature musical characteristics.

OFFICIAL LINKS: WEBSITEFACEBOOKTWITTERINSTAGRAMYOUTUBEITUNESPREORDER

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The Sound And Vision International Film & Technology Festival Premiers This September In NYC http://jamsphere.com/news/the-sound-and-vision-international-film-technology-festival-premiers-this-september-in-nyc http://jamsphere.com/news/the-sound-and-vision-international-film-technology-festival-premiers-this-september-in-nyc#respond Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:42:42 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32465 SEND YOUR MUSIC VIDEOS TO THE SOUND AND VISION INTERNATIONAL FILM & TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL for your chance to win a S.A.V.V.Y. Award (Sound. Art and Vision Visionary of the Year Award), The Sound And Vision International Film And Technology Festival does not just accept music video’s but they also accept feature films, short films, documentaries, […]

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SEND YOUR MUSIC VIDEOS TO THE SOUND AND VISION INTERNATIONAL FILM & TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL for your chance to win a S.A.V.V.Y. Award (Sound. Art and Vision Visionary of the Year Award), The Sound And Vision International Film And Technology Festival does not just accept music video’s but they also accept feature films, short films, documentaries, promotional video’s, and corporate video’s. In it’s inaugural year, The Sound And Vision International Film And Technology Festival will have its official award ceremony between September 21 -23rd, 2018 in NYC, celebrating the convergence of art, science, sound and cinema.

360 Sound And Vision Ltd, a media and technology company with offices in NYC & NJ is operating as the festival director and overseer of festival operations, providing the festival with offices, screening rooms, staff and marketing services. Ensuring quality handling of each entrant’s video is important to 360 Sound And Vision Ltd since the company itself started in the independent film world. Each video is carefully reviewed by the in-house judges who make’s the selections for the winners and runners up, whom are then invited to come to the official ceremony in NYC. Each winner is presented with their trophy and The Sound And Vision International Film And Technology Festival may also provide additional promotional and marketing support for the winners to aid in their visibility.

Thus making The Sound And Vision International Film And Technology Festival an important film festival, as they aim to give their entrant’s more visibility, because that is the dedication of the festival director, 360 Sound And Vision Ltd, and they are not focused on big Hollywood names or big budgets, the festival relies on pure ingenuity for it’s selections.  Though the world is changing rapidly, The Sound And Vision International Film And Technology Festival aims to explore the new and unknown possibilities emerging between film, science, art and technology and to increase global awareness within every new discovery.

To submit your film, music video, documentary to The Sound And Vision International Film And Technology Festival please submit via the film festival submission website FilmFreeway.com or you can also submit directly on The Sound And Vision International Film And Technology Festival website.

Here are the links below:

https://filmfreeway.com/SoundAndVisionInternationalFilmFestival

http://www.soundandvisionfilmfest.com/

The Sound And Vision International Film And Technology Festival aims to explore the new and unknown possibilities emerging between film, science, art and technology and to increase global awareness within every new discovery.

Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/The-Sound-And-Vision-International-Film-And-Technology-Festival-164296817673081/

https://twitter.com/vision_festival

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Big Nucci: “Flexx” is designed to knock in your sound system http://jamsphere.com/reviews/big-nucci-flexx-is-designed-to-knock-in-your-sound-system http://jamsphere.com/reviews/big-nucci-flexx-is-designed-to-knock-in-your-sound-system#respond Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:16:06 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32461 Big Nucci is a musician, producer, songwriter and graphic designer from Akron, Ohio. Born and raised in the Goodyear heights area where he has been all his life, the artist finally started taking his craft seriously this year. The Ohio underground creative has already begun putting together a string of singles which include the critically acclaimed “Flexx”, […]

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Big Nucci is a musician, producer, songwriter and graphic designer from Akron, Ohio. Born and raised in the Goodyear heights area where he has been all his life, the artist finally started taking his craft seriously this year. The Ohio underground creative has already begun putting together a string of singles which include the critically acclaimed “Flexx”, as well as “Fa$hion” and “Pharaoh”. Big Nucci’s music doesn’t struggle with its identity. It’s creative working class, but ready to breakout appeal, creates an accessibility that welcomes us to his world. His projects are characterized by a blend of low-end trunk-rattling bass, and thought-provoking musings.

Big Nucci showcase’s the highs and lows of a game no longer just controlled by music industry pimps desperately seeking to pull the strings, but by indie artists making a serious play in the game. Punctuated by a post-modern haircut, colorful wears, and rounded John Lennon-type sunglasses, Big Nucci’s wit and introspection bookend his genuine spirit and savvy microphone technique.

Though both eclectic and eccentric-looking, Big Nucci is a refreshing abnormality in the hip-hop game; a grounded rapper without a skewed sense of reality or inflated self-worth. At the same time, he seems confident, ambitious and perfectly comfortable as he sets up his stride towards industry recognition.

Big Nucci’s beats are never lacking in bass, and the single “Flexx” is designed to knock in your sound system. This is the type of song you put in that playlist on loop and drive around with all night long.

Big Nucci displays an almost playful ferocity in his deliveries, as he aptly navigates between the contrasting braggadocio and consciousness of a quintessential rapper. Not bad for someone just starting out.

Big Nucci is fixated on separating himself from his peers, notably by embracing a continual growth and seeking to seriously execute his goals as delineated by the track “Flexx”. On the track, the Ohio rapper glides across the rhythmic-rooted production while boldly presenting the flair and finesse that usually belongs to the game’s finest.

Well aware of the challenges that await him up ahead, on “Flexx”, Big Nucci seemingly prides himself on sharp, witty lyrics that, while boasting the braggadocio of a rap warrior, never stray far from his Akron roots.

Big Nucci has a sound that works for him and he continues to improve on it too. Moreover, he shows that he’s still working his craft and aims to make the highest grade of music he can make. Most times, it’s all that we can really ask from any artist.

OFFICIAL LINKS:

Keep Up With Big Nucci @

https://www.instagram.com/bignucci

https://twitter.com/GOLDFVNGZ

For Inquiries or Booking Contact

TalkToBigNucci@Gmail.com

Watch Big Nucci on YouTube @

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT_XDdgEZQE&t=4s

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INTRODUCING MARKIE HOWARD “Props” http://jamsphere.com/news/introducing-markie-howard-props http://jamsphere.com/news/introducing-markie-howard-props#respond Sun, 10 Jun 2018 00:51:34 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32456 Muskegon, MI Hiphop artist Markie Howard has been on his grind since 93. He has worked the scene from different angles and has been releasing music on his own steam, while giving it his all in gaining traction and momentum in the game. 1. Where are we talking from today? Muskegon, Michigan 2. How did […]

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Muskegon, MI Hiphop artist Markie Howard has been on his grind since 93. He has worked the scene from different angles and has been releasing music on his own steam, while giving it his all in gaining traction and momentum in the game.

1. Where are we talking from today?
Muskegon, Michigan

2. How did you get involved in music?
I was always into music as a child, I hooked up with Rahiem EL Shabazz formerly known as Ramone (money mone) Anderson. He showed me how to turn my freestyle into songs.

3. Can you describe your music?
My lyrics are complex but realistic. If you’ve been through something you would most definitely understand my verbiage.

4. Music wise, what are you currently working on?
I’m working on an E.P and putting my imprint on hip hop.

5. What would you like to say to your fans and the world?
Words to all my people, “stand for something and don’t fall easy, life is what you make it we live once endure every minute. Most importantly never NEVER LET ’em PLAY you.”

Follow and find out more about Markie Howard at:
https://www.reverbnation.com/markiehoward

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Annie Fitzgerald: “You & Me & the Sun” combines fantastic vocals with charming tunes http://jamsphere.com/reviews/annie-fitzgerald-you-me-the-sun-combines-fantastic-vocals-with-charming-tunes http://jamsphere.com/reviews/annie-fitzgerald-you-me-the-sun-combines-fantastic-vocals-with-charming-tunes#respond Sat, 09 Jun 2018 11:57:56 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32451 The tone of Minnesota singer-songwriter, Annie Fitzgerald’s, latest album “You & Me & the Sun”, is set between folk, pop and rock strains, in an organic affair dealing with the raw emotions around life’s inner struggles and unexpected little joys. Tinged with both hints of heartbreak and rays of hope, the album thankfully stays away […]

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The tone of Minnesota singer-songwriter, Annie Fitzgerald’s, latest album “You & Me & the Sun”, is set between folk, pop and rock strains, in an organic affair dealing with the raw emotions around life’s inner struggles and unexpected little joys. Tinged with both hints of heartbreak and rays of hope, the album thankfully stays away from self-pity, instead taking a more philosophical and endearing view. Each song featured on this album endeavors to treat the listener to an array of beautifully written and inspiring lyrics, in combination with a myriad of equally stunning melodies. These songs demonstrate Annie’s talents as a singer-songwriter, and one who is not afraid to put her heart on her sleeve, in what sounds like very personal experiences. You simply can’t write or sing a heartfelt song like “Goodbye Now” without having been in that very place in your lifetime.

Of course, the album’s contents is heavily reliant upon slower-to-mid-tempo songs, which is what Annie does best of all. “I Won’t Walk Away” and “Spellbound” are perfect examples of this remarkable gift, and will undoubtedly conjure up emotion for most listeners because of the raw, ardent lyrics that are so vividly conveyed by the singer’s extraordinarily gracious voice.

Moreover Annie Fitzgerald performs her music to tell a story and not to earn a quick wage, which makes this album something truly unique. Listen to the captivating “Rest of Me” and the title track, “You & Me & the Sun” to grasp how Annie cleverly spins her tales.

If you’re someone primarily attracted by the sound aesthetics, and then subsequently locked in by the substance of a song, you’re in luck, because Annie kicks of the album in high style with “Be Like Tree”, a song that has one of the most engaging basslines I’ve heard in a long while – it’s as rhythmic as it is melodic.

“Listen Carefully” takes us straight into Top40 territory as Annie breezily swoons over an uncomplicated guitar and piano driven beat. Just so you know the lady has grit to spare, “Black & Blue” is a bluesy rocker filled with over-driven guitars and her soaring vocals.

A blend of Tori Amos’ intellectual appeal, Sarah McLachlan’s mystical charm and Edie Brickell’s baroque spirit, Annie Fitzgerald is able to create an array of vocal nuances, all of which she forges on “Feels Like Summer”. The echoing of her voice and the guitar strums will give you the chills.

A combination of dominant instrumentation, strong lyrics and flowing vocals make this one of the album’s most impactful tracks. Annie Fitzgerald is such a gifted artist. She really knows how to convey emotion through all elements of a song, which is totally admirable.

Produced by Danny O’Brien, “You & Me & the Sun” is a rewarding album that shows off Annie Fitzgerald’s talent through its artistically fascinating songs, making for an emotionally compelling recording. From beginning to end, the audience may feel as if it is getting an in-depth look into Annie’s personal diary, her mind and her heart.

The solo female artist market is currently headed by, well, you know who, but on this showing Annie Fitzgerald could leave them behind, as she combines fantastic vocals with infinitely more charming tunes.

OFFICIAL LINKS: WEBSITEFACEBOOKINSTAGRAMTWITTERYOUTUBE

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Han Sino: “Erotik” – Spoken Word Poetry Put To Music http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/han-sino-erotik-spoken-word-poetry-put-to-music http://jamsphere.com/newreleases/han-sino-erotik-spoken-word-poetry-put-to-music#respond Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:36:02 +0000 http://jamsphere.com/?p=32444 Even though it has been in the mainstream consciousness for many years now, Hip-Hop is still largely thought to consist mainly of idiotic, crude and often pointlessly violent lyrics that debase and malign the English language. Although to be fair, that is predominantly the Hip-Hop music being shoved down our throats by major record labels […]

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Even though it has been in the mainstream consciousness for many years now, Hip-Hop is still largely thought to consist mainly of idiotic, crude and often pointlessly violent lyrics that debase and malign the English language. Although to be fair, that is predominantly the Hip-Hop music being shoved down our throats by major record labels and radio. However, there is an increasingly large presence of extremely intelligent Hip-Hop pushing the genre’s boundaries and transforming rap into academically and artistically viable poetry. One of the primary underground artists working in this direction is Frenchman Han Sino. Sino is a self-taught musician who crafts music in the Nu Jazz, Rare Groove, Trip Hop and Spoken Word idioms. His new Spoken word Hip-hop album “Erotik”, is a recording of poetic texts written to be performed to music.

“It’s true that English Speaking people will lose a part of the poetic subtlety, but I’ve tried to make the project varied enough to propose a good musical experience to my audience,” say Han Sino. “’Erotik’ is more an Opus on the meaning of life, than a work with explicit content. It’s a proposition to find a way through Poetry,” continues the artist. The album consists of 8 Tracks, 6 Interludes, 1 Intro and 1 Outro, of which all the music and lyrics was written, composed and produced by Han Sino.

There is much to question regarding the current state of mainstream hip-hop, minus a few, fresh glimmers of hope. For the most part, it’s become monotonous, overproduced, and lacking comprehensive, lyrical depth. But when the art is removed from its clichéd natural habitat, the possibilities are endless, that’s part of what Han Sino shows us here.

Judging intelligence and artistic insight is an extremely subjective matter and will always spark debate, but decisions made solely based on lyricism, mastery and exemplary use of language, literacy and knowledgeability, and overall subject matter, concept and artistic statement, makes this task easier.

It also allows us to certify that Han Sino strikes gold in each one of the above criteria. Sino is a respected artist in the underground industry. And for good reason too; while his French language, spoken word creations may seem like an obstacle for English listeners at first, he has expressed untold ability to use language to paint beautiful pictures and make poignant statements, and he remains a wonderful story-teller on the tracks that make up “Erotik”.

How do I know this? Intelligently, the album comes with a handbook in Pdf format covering all the English translations of his musical pieces.

Throughout his Spoken word tracks, Han Sino has become increasingly cerebral in his raps, often dipping into abstract lyricism and existentialism, and his unconventional use of language has become more metaphorical than ever, making the average listener listen twice before continuing to groove out and have fun.

Indeed, Sino’s penchant for groovy musical productions lead many to know him for his chill and funky tracks, however he will also no doubt become known as a powerful spoken word poet, after people have listened to “Erotik”.

Sino blends spoken word poetry with a series of diverse soundscapes to create something that is unusual but a powerful combination of straight-forward honesty and abstract expression. He is moved to tell effecting stories from a universal perspective in his continual journey to explore the human psyche.

At times he is cryptic: “I like the Scents of Red Currants…X Forbidden Torments, The Velvet that retracts…Facing the forest that marvels…!” And then all at once he is explicit: “Don’t taste Strawberries, Who wants to…! The Danger’s wipe the slate clean…Of Misunderstood false hopes, In the soft silk of your arch…” All in the same song.

Even if you did not always know what he means you always feel it, thanks to the music. Han Sino makes songs that are so deep, so haunting, and so achingly beautiful that his music forms a deep connection with anyone who dares listen to it.

I won’t take you through the track list as that would be tedious and boring in contrast to actually listening to the album and personally reading through the translations. After several listens, “Erotik” will provide an extremely deep listening experience to those who take the time to decipher and savor the valuable gems to be found here.

Do not try to decipher all the lyrics in one of his songs at once. Listen again until something clicks, and when it does, and the meaning to one of his lines unlocks its meaning, it can be the most satisfying experiences possible to reap from any art form.

Link up with Han Sino at the following links:
https://hansino.bandcamp.com/
bandcamp
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJEJnos97MVSa3jCpBVA8VQ
youtube
https://www.facebook.com/Han.Sino
facebook band page
https://www.facebook.com/han.sino.5
facebook profile
https://www.facebook.com/Silent-N-Wise-249507002460568/
facebook label page
https://soundcloud.com/han-sino
soundcloud
https://plus.google.com/u/0/+HanSinoMusic/posts
google +
http://hansino.tumblr.com/
tumblr
https://twitter.com/hansinomusic
twitter
https://www.instagram.com/hansinomusic/
instagram

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