AnnaMay Wows In Latest Single Grab The Moon Remix

27 Jul

Hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, Annamay  meshes soulful rock and elements of country in her music. Her song sounds like that of a bard amongst the days of the Iliad and the voices of the Sirens. An interesting fact about Annamay that makes her even more fascinating is she developed herself to become an engineer specializing in the infrastructure of the underground and urban planning. With the lyrics “no time for sorrow”, the environmental lyrics of stars and the sky, she brings an element of starry eyed dreaminess to her work. Her music is so unique, I can’t quite draw exact similarities between her and other female musicians in her genre and space. The only one that is the slightest similar to her work is Lykke Li. She carries similar breathtaking vocals and carries an element of an unknown world in her lyrics and musical arrangement as well.

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Sluka Releases Ready To Connect With Progressive Rock Genius

13 Jul

Take one listen to Sluka and you will find nothing short of energy within their vocals and songs. With the anthem repeating Ready To Connect, Sluka makes sure to sound militant and steadfast in their delivery. The progressive rock instrumentals setup this almost galaxy like world, and Sluka invites you into their auditory space. Their lyrics are somewhat political as they make a statement about society with force “ready to connect, every time we pick and choose, ready to connect”. One could infer that they are referencing society’s decisions and how much power an individual has in choosing to choose to connect, while in ironicness not connecting. When listeners hear this band, they can hear similarities to David Bowie, The Monkees, and Dhani Harrison. The band is made up of Lis Viega, Alexandra Holt, Anna Eppink, and Christopher Sluka. With the alternative rock and post punk vibes running through the single, audiences should listen to this single in anticipation of more out of this world music to come.

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Story of My Life Album Blends Folk & Soul Vibes

8 Jul

Story of My Life carries all the traits of a perfect folk song, while incorporating vibes of soul and bluegrass. With the vocals of Kevin West carrying the lyrics into an experience for the listener, it should not come as a surprise that West has been musical since a young age. Hailing originally from California, one can hear the beach-influenced vibes that are present in his music, best characterized by the light guitar anthems, and strong vocals. A memorable track from this album for me was One Too Many. One will notice first and foremost West’s way of crafting the story into a song and this one with the lyrics “I tried to rub away the cob webs from another late night”, and “I don’t know what time it was when I got to bed, I don’t know”. These lyrics hit the feeling of an all nighter with friends, paired up with the overwhelming excitement, recounting thoughts of when you don’t even know what time you went to bed. He paints the picture very well with his songwriting, he draws listeners in and promotes a level of coexisting with his audience as he recounts on his experiences, chances are they are also the listeners as well.

For more listening: Best of Mine

The Time Is Now Builds Anticipation In Latest Album From Jay Clark Band

5 Jul

The Time Is Now released from the Jay Clark Band revs up like the anticipation before that band that you’ve been dying to see and it’s the night of the concert. You look around in the crowd and see head banging enthusiasts acknowledging your built up excitement and participate with the band. Upon slipping on your headphones, you will get this imagery flooding your brain. With lyrics like “I’m better off alone” and “don’t really understand, this wasn’t part of the plan”, slips on the edge of angst and optimism. Instrumentally, the Jay Clark Band excels in providing a multidimensional texture to their songs, surpassing the reminiscent sounds of Motley Crue and hair rock. From start to finish the album keeps its momentum from first listen to having the last track play. Bands that are similar sounding include AC/DC, Guns and Roses, and Brantley Gilbert. Any music aficionado who has a weak spot for guitar solos and easy listening will find that their sound fits in a general music genre, with specific highlights of greatness that are one of a kind.

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https://open.spotify.com/album/0b8wAXlQiG991xLMdKE9Qc

Fight To The Death By Paul Maged Gives Us What It Means To Rock

24 Jun

Fight To The Death by Paul Maged starts out by revving with the anthem of rock and roll. The sound of electric guitar and drums that do not sound below advanced musicianship channel the rock vibes through and through. With lyrics such as “out of the darkness and into the fire” fueling those who listen to Paul Maged are just the start. The fundamental greatness of classic rock is often overlooked and lost in 2019, but this album will restore your faith almost instantly. Fight To The Death is the last of Maged’s albums, culminating the trilogy of work following the albums of Light Years Away and The Glass River. Although his music is so good it should be placed in a category of greatness by itself, one can put the rock vibes of this band alongside Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns N Roses, and The Eagles.

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