Rex Macadangdang The Pasadena Sessions EP Indie-Pop with Retro Ambiance Past Meets Present in a Spectacular Show of Musicianship

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LA-based singer, songwriter and musician Rex Macadangdang has released his EP ‘The Pasadena Sessions’. The EP is a moving collection of 4 original songs which are certain to cast an infinite spotlight on the gifted artist. Rex Macadangdang showcases his musical prowess and impeccable vocals on ‘The Pasadena Sessions’ as if creating good music is as natural as breathing; perhaps, for Rex Macadangdang it is.

The girls at G&S had the opportunity to experience the sounds of the California musician and much to our delight we didn’t want ‘The Pasadena Sessions’ to end, and you won’t either. The EP is the quintessential fusion of past meets present in what could only be described as a spectacular performance by Rex Macadangdang.

Exploring ‘The Pasadena Sessions’

Rex Macadangdang opens ‘The Pasadena Sessions’ with a light-hearted performance on “Beautiful and Amazing”. The song offers fans uplifting instrumental progressions and emotive vocals. “Beautiful and Amazing” has a distinct retro vibe that transports listeners back to the 1970s. Rex Macadangdang gives a youthful vocal performance that is bursting with genuine personality. As a vocalist, he performs harmonies with a vast range, drawing fans in with every note. “Beautiful and Amazing” is a song that speaks to the mind and soul with positivity. It is a feel-good song that radiates fresh melodies and euphoric ambiance.

The second song on the EP, “Gimmie Love” is a sonically-enticing track which also has  nostalgic nuances. Rex continues to send out positive vibes with optimistic songwriting. “Gimmie Love” has a festive indie-folk feel and could easily be the type of song that connects humans and bridges gaps. Rex Macadangdang is bring forth messages that we as music listeners do not get to experience very often but need so desperately.  It is most pleasing when an artist strays from the status-quo and develops their own style despite what is considered “trendy” at the time.

Another must-have song on the EP is “Melody”, a suave production with soulful horns, delicate melodies and infectious guitar chords. “Melody” is another impressive production that blasts in from the past and arrives in the present day. The song delivers warm harmonies and poetic lyrics. Rex Macadangdang sheds light on his diverse scope of work as an artist and demonstrates how he is able to connect with audiences using a combination of reflective and introspective songwriting.

Rex Macadangdang released an Official Music video to accompany “Melody”. Check out the visuals for the song, streaming on YouTube below.

Watch Rex Macadangdang “Melody” ft. Annie Hardy (Official Music Video)

The last song on the ‘The Pasadena Sessions’ is “Walking in The Rain”. “Walking in the Rain” is an upbeat performance that will capture the attention of listeners with its distinct rock tune. The song skips ahead a couple of decades and is reminiscent to sounds of 80s bands such as Culture Club, channeling the pop-infused elements that reached audiences on a global scale.

‘The Pasadena Sessions’ is an immaculate body of work delivered by a truly gifted and talented artist. Rex Macadangdang has honed his style and developed a bona fide sound. The four songs on the EP showcase the various facets of Rex Macadangdang as an accomplished musician who is able to communicate the human experience through his craft.

Connecting with music fans using inspiring messages and powerful songwriting is a rarity in a pop-motivated culture however, Rex brings music back around to its core. He delivers carefully crafted sounds and relevant messages that are filled with substance. ‘The Pasadena Sessions’ offers a diverse selection of sounds for your playlist that happen to great for any occasion.  Whether you are looking to be entertained with catchy tunes, are seeking inspiration, or simply need a jolt to keep going, Rex Macadangdang will certainly guide you on the right path.  

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A native of Kansas City and now based in Los Angeles, CA, singer and songwriter Rex Macadangdang is a musical force to be reckoned with. The musician is known for his indie-pop style which has been likened to legendary groups such as the Beatles, The Kinks and The La’s. Rex introduces original music for fans who will discover that his musical influences span across a large terrain to include musicians such as Bob Dylan, Nick Drake and Michael Jackson to name a few.

Rex, who performs at legendary venues in Los Angeles such as The Viper Room, State Social House and Bar 20 had a passion for music but was not always comfortable on the stage. Early on he was faced with stage fright but after working hard to overcome the challenge, he was able to turn his passion into reality. According to Rex Macadangdang, his “passion for music is undying, finding in it a solace and healing that demands sharing and collaboration” (rexmusical.com).

Rex Macadangdang is of Filipino descent and was raised in LA for most of his life. In addition to being a musician, he is a Sociology scholar and holds a degree in the field. He also launched his own online business in video production, helping other artists to take their music to the visual realm.

While it may seem that such an accomplished musician would have little time to enjoy the subtleties of life, Rex spends his downtime catching up on the latest film releases, watching sports such as basketball and football and hanging out at Disneyland or the beach. The singer-songwriter enjoys indulging in spicy food including Mediterranean and Thai. The life of a musician is often hectic with packed schedules, live gigs, time in the studio and songwriting however, Rex takes time out to spend a minimum of 30 minutes per day meditating. As for his signature sound? Rex cites “a strong faith in God” (rexmusical.com). This relationship is reflected in his music which has been recognized for delivering ethereal tones and lyrics that are reverent, reflective and filled with wonder. ‘The Pasadena Sessions’ was officially released on January 5th, 2018 and is currently available on popular streaming apps and can be purchased on iTunes.

 

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Karl McCann So Sirius an Evocative Performance

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The newest release “So Sirius” by musician Karl McCann resonates with stylish guitar riffs and addictive melodies. The slow tempo song delivers a series of thoughtful musings interlaced with strumming chords which are performed with distinct prowess. “So Sirius” is a soothing listen with modern appeal.

Karl McCann introduces “So Sirius” with a sequence of artistically performed acoustic rhythms. The song progresses with an amicable execution, capturing all of the musical elements with stark clarity.

karl mccann - so siriusBeyond the fascinating sound of the musical accompaniment, are the vocals. Karl delivers a fresh and youthful voice as he croons out the lyrics to “So Sirius” an eclectic song with a rare but entertaining ambiance. Karl McCann gives fans a memorable performance with a polished production.

“We’re Born to Shine” – Karl McCann, So Sirius

“So Sirius” is the perfect song to absorb in its entirety if you are looking to simply mellow out and enjoy some very low key moments.

It is evident that Karl McCann is a gifted artist with a solid purpose. His music speaks to wide swath of generations which will without a doubt appreciate the uniqueness that he, as an artist brings out through his artistic interpretations. “So Sirius” is the epitome of the perfect collision between acoustic and alternative in a contemporary music sphere. Karl McCann has carved out his own style and is doing it with righteous skill.

Based in Liverpool, UK, Karl McCann is an indie/alternative/lo fi artist who has performed all over the country along with several bands and also as a solo artist. “So Sirius”, his latest release has been featured on BBC Radio Merseyside’s BBC Introducing. In addition, the UK artist was also featured on Bay TV Liverpool.

Look for “So Sirius” and other music by Karl McCann on your favorite digital music stores: iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon Music.


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KickBend “Someday” Single Powerful Vocals and Instrumental

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KickBendKickBend international vocalist, musicians, and producers, recently released the single “Someday”, a smooth powerful track evoking an emotional love journey solidify by burst of instrumental interludes. The drums, piano, acoustic and bass guitars intensifies the flow of the song. The raspy-country, yet bluesy vocals frame the setting of the story, love will come, but not today.
KickBend begins with the cello that produces a smooth but ebbing account of emotions. Vocalist soulful voice tells the emotional journey of one searching for love. The intensity of the instrumental interludes builds up to the climax, with electric and acoustic guitar, as well as the drums and piano. The cello smoothly brings “Someday” to its closure. This song demonstrates the crest and ebbs along a journey of love. It makes you want to slow dance, sing, moan, cry, yet it leaves one hopeful.

The track is a powerful yet modern rendition depicting that love is nearby and obtainable. KickBend’s “Someday” was mixed and engineered by Larry Millas at World Stage Studios; mastered by Collin Jordan in The Boiler Room in Chicago. KickBend released “Spin” March 2014 which was engineered and mastered by Erick Nelson Yoder at Horse Drawn Productions in Berwyn, IL. In 2012, KickBend produced “Crumbs” and “Taken” (featured Jessica Robinson); produced by Danny Karabaic at DK Media, mixed by Eric Yoder at Horse Drawn Productions. KickBend’s music style encompasses soul, blues, pop, country and definitely folk. It is a style that internationally people are thirsting for.
Listen to Kick Bend Someday, now streaming on Soundcloud.


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Marcelle Noelle The Witching Hour Tantalizes with Soulful Edgy Sounds

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MarchanNoelleMARCHAN NOELLE, singer, guitarist, songwriter, recently debuted her album THE WITICHING HOUR (ACOUSTICS), combining blues and acoustic rock sound.  Her soulful but edgy sound tantalizes the ear, leaving you wanting more. Her unique and refreshing sounds enraptures the beat of your heart.

THE WITCHING HOUR is a smooth, sultry rhapsody, easily igniting depth of soul-filled emotions.  The track is a kaleidoscope of blues, indie, and rock that quickly draws in the listener.  THE WITCHING HOUR acoustics evokes the heart- beat, reflecting on each subtle stage of love.  It encompasses passion, hunger, and drive in the vocal and acoustic deliver of Marchan Noelle.  Surely, one will be taken to a passionate haven as they engage in the rhythmic lyrics.

Listen to Marchan Noelle The Witching Hour, Streaming on Soundcloud.

MARCHAN NOELLE is an accomplished singer, guitarist, songwriter, and entrepreneur. She recently released her album THE WITCHING HOUR (ACOUSTIC) at The California Coast Road Trip Tour parallel with 100,000 Poets for Change, fundraised for charitable organizations. The 100,000 Poets for Change blog has chronicled MARCHAN NOELLE’S prolific performances and YouTube videos show many of her performances during the tour. The track from her album Mystery Man was selected featured on the Women of Substance Radio Podcast. In February, it was named 5 in the Top Indie Songs. MARCHAN NOELLE currently performs weekly at the prestigious University City Walk Hollywood. She recently established 2nd Generation, Hippie, LLC. Keep up with her music, news, and business projects by visiting her Marchan Noelle on her Official Website at www.marchannoelle.com.
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