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Love & Change Brings The Sound of Americana & Folk From Todd Warner Moore

29 Apr

Love & Change released from Todd Warner Moore channels everything a listener loves about Americana and Folk Music. The overall album spans across different moods and vibes within the track list. When thinking of additional bands that come to mind that carry the same feel as Todd Warner Moore, different ones channel aspects of Moore’s sound. For a more contemporary aspect, Joshua Radin sounds very similar. Honing in on the Americana homage points to the vocals of The Weepies and Jaymay. With lyrics that focus heavily on the art of storytelling first meetings, tough goodbyes, and everything in between, Moore characterizes the definition of a raw musician. “Goodbye on a sunny day, brightens all the shadows in a beautiful way” is a memorable lyric as it coexists among the emotions of happiness and sadness all in one. For the music connoisseur who wants to kick it back to original and one of a kind musicianship, do yourself a favor and start streaming the playlist.

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GEA Sings With Her Heart First In Newly Released EP Snow

20 Apr

GEA is a master storyteller as she crafts her songs with her unique sound. With her EP Snow, there is a mixture of easy listening tunes and heavier ones as well.  The song Snow itself was influenced by a death of her friend. The story is of a young boy who tells his mother that he came to the world to be a snow angel. Fast forward 10 years later, and he passed away when their town got the first snow of Winter. Linking up that song with the way GEA delivers the memoriam is breathtakingly heartfelt. The musical arrangement is that of another world, with piano, violin, and synthy dream pop working together to yield a galaxy signature sound. Additionally, when listeners pair up GEA with similar artists she spans more than Nordic rock, but also can be put in the categories of EDM, Indie Pop, Dream-Pop. Only gaining recognition in September 2017 with her music, she has been nominated by the NBT Music Radio in Germany for that album and many others ever since including Hollywood Intl Golden Film Award Best Soundtrack Award for other songs. Hard work pays off as she recently released her single Time at SXSW this March and her showcase was completely sold out. By the power of connection and having a pure and organic sound, listeners recognize that GEA is unapologetically herself and the popularity follows.

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Catching Me In Stride Carries 90s Vibes By Voyce Memos

19 Apr

Following Voyce Memos’s first single Division and latest release of IndifferentCatching Me In Stride showcases the musical talents of Richard Borger, lead producer/audio engineer, drummer, Stephen Mokulis, and multi-instrumentalist/producer, Akash Gupta. Hailing from Houston, TX, what started off as a casual side project soon evolved into a strong cohesive band with an intentional sound. With different musical traits evolving from track to track on the album, one can get a sense of evolution on the album itself. The beginning of Catching Me In Stride starts off slow with reflective tracks and very organic in musical structure. As you get towards the middle of the album, a variety of riffs, vocal styles, and tone shifts into a different tone. When pulling references to draw similarities to in the music sphere, the bands that come to mind    include The 1975, Radiohead, and Phoenix. With a strong album that highlights the different sides to their sound throughout, listeners should mark down Voyce Memos as a band to watch for 2019.

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Annamay Channels Her Strong Vocal Talents In Debut Album F*CK You

18 Apr

With her debut album F*CK You releasing at the late of March 2019, listeners should have no excuse for not listening to Annamay. Memorable tracks from the album include Grab The Moon with metaphorical lyrics within the song painting visuals very vividly. “No matter what the price you pay, you’ll be true and most of all, but most of all keep your silver ring” has listeners visualize Annamay‘s lyrics into stories and personal narratives. Surf Through Life takes a lighthearted anthem approach meshing the worlds of spoken word and the sound qualities of beach rock. She takes the listener on the journey on her surfboard and connects it to the environment around her. Doing this makes the connection between an inner and outer world a reality. “Small seashells cup my feet and I’m glad I’m still here” mixes softness with strength as well. With all the whimsical qualities this album has to offer, her unique voice could be compared not only to one musical influence, but when you think of how the Sirens would sing and lure in Homer’s Odyssey, you’ll want to loop this album on repeat.

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Lillimure Taps Into The Meaning Behind Success In Single Something

15 Apr

Lillimure’s breathtaking voice will captivate listeners in her latest single Something. If you thought what the combination of spoken word, jazz music, and a strong female singer of a band would yield, it’s definitely Lillimure. Following her debut EP Canvas, she continues to impress her audience with depth alongside her signature vocals. With lyrics such as “I try to stay so untouched by this world, but everyday I don’t know”, she taps into a combination of self reflecting and speaking about the world in her music. When thinking about who her voice is similar to, one can source the talents of Norah Jones, Alanis Morrissette, and Vanessa Carlton. At just 19 years old, her singing places her in a category of musicians who have a developed and recognizable voice. When listening to this single, listeners will not only hear confidence, but a wide variety of range that she carries within the runs of Something. Dial up the radar for 2019’s ones to watch with Lillimure on your next playlist.

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