New York Hip Hop Artist Conscious Releases Music Video for New Single “LIES”

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Buffalo, NY – based artist Conscious recently released “LIES” followed by an Official Music video which is now streaming on YouTube. The track exudes a mellow vibe with subtle yet catching instrumentals. “LIES” tells a relatable story that has already which has received numerous nods from fans.

Conscious showcases his talent as a lyricist delivering a comfortable cadence and memorable hook. Reminiscent to artists such as Post Malone, the emerging NY rapper’s work speaks to a different side of the genre content wise which happens to venture more toward melodic ambiance. While “LIES” seems to take on a more serious subject matter, it is no less entertaining. In exploring the inner-workings of the track, fans will quickly discover that there is more to Conscious’ artistry than simply delivering bars.

The Official Music Video for “LIES” by Conscious is currently streaming on YouTube, check out the video below and share it with your squad.

 

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Ricardo Del Rio For Her (South Beach Remix) Heats Up the Scene

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The latest mix by Italian DJ, Producer and live percussionist Ricardo Del Rio “For Her” (South Beach Remix) is sending out warming vibes into the music-sphere The track which encompasses elements across the genres entices the ear and flexes the mind. Taking music fans on an unforgettable experience, “For Her” is an upbeat production with smooth flows and sultry dance vocal work.

“For Her” which recently debuted late November with a YouTube visual is the perfect club fix for anyone looking to evade the Monday-Friday hustle. The mix arrives just as the cooler weather is rolling in across most of the country, leaving tropical heat emanating for jealous ones to envy. In other words, “For Her” is caliente, smoking hot and ready to rock the best of them.

In case your travel plans do not include an exotic location with warm blue seas, white sands and late night bonfires, “For Her” will give you an exclusive adventure through sonic layers. Get ready for a unique listening experience that will awaken the senses and inspire you to party on an endless wave.

The mix has a subtle Latin flavor with throwback nuances as captured from the lyrical wordplay delivered on the track. “For Her” is a timeless production that crosses the decades with modern approach. The track is must have playlist addition that will speak to a broad selection of fans as its stylistic elements will appeal to music lovers from all walks of life.

Check out the latest music release from Ricardo Del Rio, “For Her” for the ultimate listening experience. Don’t forget to press ‘replay’ to listen some more.

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Ricardo Del Rio performing in South Beach Miami, one of many cities around the world the DJ and producer has played.

“For Her” is from the Remix Album which is currently streaming on Spotify. Check out more songs from the release below.

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Having performed at venues all around the world, Ricardo Del Rio is a DJ, producer, and live percussionist. His latest release The Remix Album is currently available for purchase on all digital music platforms. Ricardo’s single, “For Her” was released on November 23rd, 2018. Look for our exclusive interview with the artist and in the meantime, check out the links below for more music.

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IV DANTE be with me Refreshingly Modern with a Touch of Nostalgia

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IV Dante Be With meSinger and Songwriter IV DANTE and his band recently released “be with me” a breezy Alternative Pop Rock performance with wide appeal. Delivering a sound that is refreshingly modern with a splash of nostalgia, “be with me” is a timeless song that commands listeners and warms the spirit. IV DANTE showcases his musical prowess effortlessly as he takes fans on a distinct journey with a personal touch.

 

“be with me” is a festive performance with a playful vibe. The song combines catchy rhythms and cooling melodies which are friendly to the ear and reminiscent to classic rock sounds of the early 80s. While the performance is energetic and enjoyable to listen to it is also rich with lyrical content.

 

The songwriting on “be with me” is filled with emotion, offering fans a relatable perspective that will feel all too familiar to listeners who may have experienced similar. The progression of the lyrics share a story that is as touching as it is memorable.

 

For music lovers that appreciate the musicianship that artists leave on the stage, IV DANTE will certainly deliver. The band offers a sound that is distinctive while still incorporating some familiar elements from popular genres and eras in music. “be with me”, though it is an Alternative Pop Rock work, it is fully capable of transcending boundaries, speaking to its broad appeal.

From cascading sequences to electrifying riffs, “be with me” embodies the deep spirit of rock, the rebelliousness of alternative and the effervescent nature of pop music at its finest.

 


IV DANTE released a music video to accompany “be with me”. Check out the Music Video Below!

 

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IV DANTE has been described as, “one of Australia’s brightest up and coming performers’. The singer-songwriter and his bands deliver a fresh new sound that is invigorating but also relatable. In developing his unique sound, IV DANTE has drawn on different influences in Pop Rock covering the decades.


IV DanteHaving performed since the age of 13, IV DANTE began playing cover bands at the age of 15, further crafting his style. Before he was even old enough to buy alcohol, he was making rounds in the pub circuit. IV DANTE has worked with Multi-platinum award producer Jimi Maroudas (The Living End, Eskimo Joe, Kimbra) and Aria Hall of Famer Ray Tosti (Hunters & Collectors).

 Also receiving critical acclaim, it’s been said that, “Dante has a way with that guitar. His music bears all the long hours that make up a musician and it is obvious of all the hard work he has put in, he’s such a gifted artist and loves taking the industry head on”. IV Dante is doing just that with his latest release “be with me” which has already garnered thousands of plays in just a few short weeks since its debut. “be with me” was released on October 19th and is currently streaming on digital music site SoundCloud.

 

 

 

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Jersey City Artist Mateo Ahki ‘No Plan B’ Album Equal Parts Grit and Realism

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Jersey City-based hip hop artist Mateo Ahki has released his latest project ‘No Plan B’. Labeling the compilation of street-heavy mixes as simply dope would be an understatement. While “No Plan B” delivers on the typical rap conventions included but not limited to deep bass lines and intricate lyrical acrobatics, Mateo Ahki delivers a unique vibe for listeners, one that is equal parts grit and realism.

Much like his single “Selena”, Mateo introduces a raw perspective. While the tracks on ‘No Plan B’ are not as playful as the single, they are equally as entertaining showcasing a larger than life personality. In fact, Mateo’s performance style is noteworthy and incredibly original.  As an artist, Mateo presents a multi-dimensional experience that breathes a fresh new life into the ever-morphing realm of hip-hop.

Through cuts like “Fulop” and “Diego”, Mateo makes contemporary references to aspects of popular culture which fans will easily relate to. As fans navigate through ‘No Plan B’, they will interact with a variety of experiences as shown through the lens of Mateo Ahki who communicates lyrically-speaking through a vast selection of tracks that vary from dark and mysterious to dreamy and melodic.

‘No Plan B’ is a dynamic body of work that speaks to Mateo’s diversity of an artist. Every track on the production offers its own energy and ambiance. While Mateo has a distinct cadence, his delivery varies greatly while still maintaining an overall chill essence.

Mateo Ahki brings back to light the elements of underground hip-hop that have most recently been elusive in the mainstream. Tracks on the project such as ‘Muddy’ however, are smeared  with heavy grime but catchy enough to appeal to the popular audience. Ahki’s tracks could contend effortlessly with the likes of artists such as Drake, Young Thug and Wiz Khalifa just to name a few.

Hip hop fans will enjoy the vivid storytelling that Mateo performs on tracks such as “Money Trees” and “Blue” which are two of the most popular tracks on the album. Mateo delivers an abundance of metaphors. He uses descriptive verbals to set up details scenes seamlessly.

If you happen to be a music connoisseur with a wide range of preferences in terms of genre, you will enjoy the sounds of Mateo Ahki. Though he is a young artist, he is deeply plugged into the origins of hip-hop and there are few artists that are capable of pulling of this type of sound in today’s pop-infused climate while still sounding current.

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Based in Jersey City, Mateo Ahki was described by Mike Borik of the The Source as “bringing a unique sound to the game”. The track “Selena” which is also featured on ‘No Plan B’ garnered over 52K plays on YouTube. New fans who encounter ‘No Plan B’ can expect to hear Mateo’s signature fusion of genres which include hip-hop, R&B, alternative and more.

‘No Plan B’ is available on all digital music platforms, so get some.

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Australian Singer and Songwriter Michael Burrows Releases Debut Single Please Don’t Cry from EP ‘Turn This Love Around’ Country, Folk, Americana and Roots Rock Revisited

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Singer-Songwriter Michael Burrows recently released “Please Don’t Cry” the newest single from his debut EP ‘Turn This Love Around’.  The song is a unique fusion of Country, Folk, Americana and Rock n’ Roots styles of music. The buzz on the street is that Michael Burrows is bringing “the quintessential mix of classic and contemporary music”, a blend in which Australia’s music scene has been jonesing for for quite some time.

“Please Don’t Cry” has been described as “a smooth, catchy and upbeat track that’s channeling inspiration from Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison” (Michael Burrows). The song, which debuted on Australian radio on Monday June 18th, was produced by GRAMMY award-winning Hall of Famer and Country artist Frank Myers, Jimmy Nichols and GRAMMY award-winner Steve Marcantonio.

Michael Burrows draws listeners in with a light-hearted tune which happens to carry a very powerful message.While the overall essence of the song is rather uplifting, one will not miss the somewhat sad them which is being conveyed through the lyrical content.

Through a combination of vocal prowess and purposeful songwriting, the Australian singer and songwriter provides a striking look into a personal moment between two individuals. When Michael croons, “I would be lying, if I said I was thinking about you”, fans will quickly understand the cruel reality of the song yet relish in its sincerity.

While “Please Don’t Cry” is not your average love song and despite the fact that it shares an unapologetic perspective, Michael Burrows, through a distinct performance, soothes what might be for some, a painful and troubling experience.

Michael Burrows offers fans a melodic performance with addictive ambiance and soul-stirring musings. Music lovers who appreciate a rich blending of heartfelt lyrical content and warm vocals will love the sounds of Michael Burrows. “Please Don’t Cry” delivers a slightly nostalgic vibe and a noticeable folk feel. The song is both touching and inspiring as it navigates the complexities of heartbreak, an experience that everyone can certainly relate to.

To experience the full effect of “Please Don’t Cry”, check out the Official Lyric Video by Michael Burrows, now streaming on YouTube. Be sure to give the video a thumbs up and show some love by sharing it with your favs.

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Melbourne, Australia-based singer and songwriter Michael Burrows is an accomplished musician who has worked with performers such as Neil Finn (Crowded House) and Martha Washington. His style has been compared to bands such as the Beatles, Wilco, Eagles and Ron Sexsmith.

No stranger to the scene, Michael Burrows has performed as a solo musician and also as part of a band. His songs cover a range of complex themes to encompass family, love, home and trust. Ironically, however his songs are described as “deceptively simple” despite their complex nuances.

Having worked with a list of GRAMMY award-winning producers and writers. Michael Burrows has unleashed his latest body of work in the form of an EP titled, ‘Turn This Love Around’. The single, “Please Don’t Cry” is the first to be released from the project and so far has received critical acclaim in just a short time since its debut. Learn more about singer and songwriter Michael Burrows by following the links below. Be sure to spread the word about this amazing artist from Australia.

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Kenneth Kane Alive Uplifts the Psyche with Non-Stop Party An Energizing Electronic Mix with Positive Vibes

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Artist Kenneth Kane just released the Official Music Video for the track “Alive”, a sonically-pleasing and uplifting electronic mix with highly-addictive essence. As the track emerges and transforms throughout its three and a half minutes of play, fans are carried away on a memorable adventure that appeals to the body and mind. “Alive”, with its bright synths and intensely passionate electronic sequences allows listeners to coast along on an euphoric wave of sound.

“Alive” is a carefree listening experience that rouses the spirit and inspires the soul. Fans that encounter the track will get to know feelings of elation, flying as high as the vibes will take them from the intro to the fade out. Kenneth Kane delivers a feel good track that will improve the mood, especially on days when things don’t seem to be going so well and the good is overshadowed by the negative. Songs, like “Alive” are capable of pulling individuals out of their respective slumps and showing them a lighter side of life. The track gives hope to the hopeless and showcases with illuminating positivity what lies on the other side of defeat.

The instrumentals on the track are powerful. Every layer progresses with intensity, never stopping to rest. “Alive” consists of dance-worthy beats, sweat inducing grooves and luscious sonic waves. The mix, which is bold and screaming with personality will get even the most timid of soul up and onto the dance floor.

Kenneth is sure to deliver captivating synths with catchy sequences, cascading melodies and soul-stirring percussion on the track. Production on “Alive” is seamless and the mix performs like a mainstream club smash with massive appeal and global reach. Something tells us “Alive” is going to awaken the EDM lover in all of us.  

The music video for “Alive” is equally as vibrant as the track itself. Presenting a series of airy moments, the video plays out like a spring break getaway to some of the most beautiful places in the world. Fans get to experience amiable visuals which pair up groups of friends, lovers, and festival goers in familiar scenes that will resonate with youthful party people from one corner of the earth to another. We enjoyed living vicariously through the visuals on the video and relished in the attitude conveyed through the imagery.

Kenneth says that his new song “Alive” is about enjoying music, friends, love, festivals and loving life, a real tribute to my youth!” We can dig it. Check out the music video for “Alive”, now streaming on YouTube.

 

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“Alive” is a great track that will release your worries, free your inhibitions and get you ready to make some memories. With a world that is constantly spinning in toil, Kenneth’s project is a revitalizing break from the mad crazy nuances of life in the 21st Century.

Kenneth Kane is a multifaceted artist on the rise. He is an emerging DJ, producer and online entrepreneur. Kenneth has his sights set on the future and is ready to get the crowd moving while bring joy to audiences.

Kane started DJ’ing as a teen, playing house parties and local gigs. Now, having grown into adulthood, he is ready to take his music to the next level. His sound is a fusion of throwback elements and original music which is known for pacing the dance-floor and leaving a trail of “sweaty, happy people in its wake” (Kenneth Kane).

Kenneth’s music delivers the familiar emotional depth that is found in popular electronic music. He also draws on his own personal experiences as in the case of “Alive”, a track which is a tribute to his own youth.

Artists who have influenced Kane include Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix and Avicii to name a few. He also channels who he considers to be the “eternal greats” Kraftwerk, Jean Michel Jarre and Vangelis. Outside of electronic music, Kenneth enjoys many other genres to include classical music, vintage jazz, blues and rock.

If Kenneth Kane is not on stage performing or in the studio masterminding next hit, he spends time traveling, cliff diving, getting familiar with new cultures, and enjoying the flavors of fine wine and cigars. Kenneth uses his passion music to inspire the world in life and happiness. Though the artist is just launching his career in music, he is certainly one to watch as he is poised to shake up the scene with fresh new sounds and bold ingenuity. Learn more about Kenneth Kane by following the links below.

 

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Shades Can’t See The Haters EP-Casts a Brilliant Light through the Darkness Relatable, Gritty and Intoxicatingly Beautiful

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Iowa City Indie pop duo Shades recently released their debut EP ‘Can’t See The Haters’. The band, which consists of siblings Casey Mattes (producer) and Mary Mattes (vocalist) is squad goals. After all, some of the best bands have had the sibling connection (Good Charlotte, My Chemical Romance) so it only makes sense that Shades’ undertaking is purely in sync. ‘Can’t See The Haters’ consists of 6 singles, all of which showcase the band’s performance prowess, vocal talents, songwriting skills, and musicianship.

Though Shades is considered an indie pop collective, upon first listen it is evident that their music has a distinct mainstream appeal. Listeners will capture elements of alternative rock, hip-hop and EDM music. Casey and Mary are dialed into the sounds that are current today, the sounds that mean the most to younger audiences.  

Even though their music expresses a strong sensibility for what is trendy, Shades’ sound is by no means basic. ‘Can’t See The Haters’ is a complex formulation of luminescent melodies, inspiring lyrical content, and youthful vibrance. Though Shades’ inception is relatively new, it is evident that the respective artists have been working diligently to craft their sounds for quite some time. We’ll take you through the 6 tracks on the EP and share a few highlights, but we highly recommend delving into the sounds of Shades for yourself to gain the full experience.

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The first song on the EP is “Not Really Sorry” which casts a very bright light in terms of ambiance. The song has a pleasantly rebellious flair that is reminiscent to Tay Tay’s 1989. No shade (no pun intended!) we totally love Tay Tay but let’s keep it one to the hundred, “Not Really Sorry” has much more bounce and goes to places where Miss Swift probably wouldn’t dare. The track is edgy but not gritty, spirited but not vexed.

“Not Really Sorry” is layered with ear-pleasing instrumentals, delivering a fun pop sound with a bit of dirty bass making it a perfectly cool club sound factor or a laid-back chill tune. The song presents a fusion of synth-infused EDM, dreamy melodies and cooling ambient waves. Fans of pop and EDM blends will enjoy the festive feel of the song.

Although the track has an elevated feel, the lyrical content contrasts the vibe of the song. Mary expresses some frustration with a relationship and asks some pertinent questions that seem to lead to some form of self-discovery. Mary sings, “I’m not the type to follow your agenda”, which speaks to the freeing feelings associated with being independent. She goes on to sing, “maybe, we’ll see I’ll try to stick around, if you try to hold your ground, there is no guarantee”. This is a theme that anyone can relate to in terms of balancing a relationships and personal aspirations. We get the feeling that Mary feels no regret if she has to shelf a partner, friend or foe and focus on her goals, we can dig that.

The next track on the EP that fans will get to absorb is “Kill The Darkness” a dynamic track with a fantastic hybrid of electronic music elements. As the song progressives listeners will experience a wave of emotions as expressed through vocals and music intertwined. Once again, listeners will encounter a production that deals with the changing tides of human relations. “Kill The Darkness” conveys a conflicted experience that will resound with listeners.

As Mary sings, “we got problems, the list runs as long as the road that’s before us”, she makes no mistake to still mention, that she has “tunnel vision”. We really appreciate being able to experience the raw emotion behind this track which is complemented by the instrumentals. Mary showcases the diverse range of her skills by also spitting a few rap bars on this track, doing so in the most poetic manner.

“Kill The Darkness” starts of with warm set of melodies which quickly transform into electrifying sonic waves and dub sequences which roar across the mix. The track has an interesting tropical vibe that is temperate but also refreshing. The vibe of the track is energetic, uplifting and sensory.

Following, “Kill The Darkness” is the fitting mix, “Rainbowz” which has a grittier edge. At this point in the EP it is clear that the songs are arranged in such a manner to tell a story. “Rainbowz” takes a very direct approach and also has a slightly darker ambiance than the previous tracks, despite its title. The song morphs before the ears, delivering a multifaceted listening experience that journeys from street to dreamy and dark to light with vocal musings.

“Rainbowz” transitions through classical sounding instrumentals to cinematic waves and beyond urban-laced beats. The track has a deep dark base line and sharp percussive accents. Ambient waves peer through the arrangement while stretchy synths linger in harmony with Mary’s vocals which alter from theatrical to gritty rap.

“Rainbowz” is truly an artistic production that is deep in terms of lyrical content and complex in terms of musical production. The song is as aggressive as it is subtle and as uplifting as it is pensive. By the song’s finish, fans will feel an odd sense of elation and a touch of hope as delicate melodies and an epic vocal performance gently fade out.

A song that tells another moving story while showing off the band’s wide rage is “American Dream”. The track offers an orchestrated sound that is mashed up with a folksy feel and retro pop vibe. The song deals with many different topics and issues that are relevant today, making the song timely. Despite the energetic feel of the track, there are some heavy messages expressed through the songwriting.

When, Mary sings, “What would you say if I stood up an walked the fuck away”, listeners can feel frustrations with conventional means. The song is sung from several different perspective which creates an interesting balance in the storytelling. The focus of the song toggles in such a way that it conveys a series of emotions that range from anger and frustration to contentment and resolve. Lyrics that stick out which sum up the experience are “My dream is not your dream, but I really like it”.

Shades bring the tempo down on “Back & Forth”, another powerful song with enticing instrumentals and a compelling vocal performance. “Back & Forth” introduces fans to a different side of Shades, one that will not be experienced in the previous tracks. This song which also delivers quintessential songwriting, is immense though it plays out like lounge staple. Mary gives a sultry vocal performance over grooving sonic layers for a completely infectious experience.

Shades slays on this song in more ways than one. Mary sings, “Catch me and lock me up, cuz you’re in control, you’re on top” and then “ you out of line, a rogue detonator and when your trigger’s pulled my walls are fallin’ down’. We are here for this explosive track that is delivered with such subtlety that it will either hypnotize you into submission or leave you picking up the pieces.

We’re excited about the instrumentals on this track because they are a delectable fusion of throwback synths and futuristic ambient waves with a faint hip-hop vibe. “Back & Forth” is complicated and intoxicatingly beautiful.

‘Can’t See The Haters’ concludes with the title track, a song which starts out with cinematic waves and rich piano melodies. The song performs like a dark street ballad as each layer slowly builds from the dark, converging with illuminated moments before returning to shadowy areas. Fans will enjoy the changing textures of this track which convey feely vibes and an emotional vocal performance.

Shades gives listeners strong lyrical content and powerful songwriting that lingers in the mind touching on realistic complexities. Few artists are able to do this while also bringing good music to the table. Often we are forced to accept one or the other and take the trade-offs as they come for the sake of mainstream entertainment. “Can’t See The Haters” accomplishes the daunting task of putting out great music that speaks to the spirit while delivering powerful messages. Check out the single, “Can’t See The Haters” on Spotify.

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‘Can’t See The Haters’ by Shades is a street anthem for today’s millennial. The band touches on relevant themes that will resonate with listeners from coast to coast. Shades has discovered a way to connect with fans through inspiring performances that are both fearless and entertaining. Through descriptive storytelling, reverberating music and uncomfortable conversations, Shades ironically brings to light the challenges faced by young people on a wide scale. If you enjoy bands such as Twenty One Pilots, Chainsmokers, and Paramore, and artists such as Halsey and Melanie Martinez, you will enjoy the sounds of Shades.

Shades Band_Can't See The HatersHailing from Iowa City, IA, Shades is a “DIY pop group” meaning they write, produce, mix and master their own material right from their own studio. The producer and singer-songwriter duo are brother and sister and their eclectic sound has been described as “dynamic”. Shades is known for blending together facets of electropop, alternative, hip-hop and EDM. Mary, the vocalist of the team pens the lyrics and they are often rooted in poetry while also reflecting the ethos of twenty-somethings who struggle to thrive in today’s world filled with hate.” (Shades)

Shades released their debut EP ‘Can’t See The Haters’ in January 2018. About their project the band’s producer Casey states, “You can either let the hate blind you, or you can block it out”. Casey goes on to say, “This EP introduces our band name to the world and describes the underlying meaning behind every piece of work we create. We wear our Shades so we can’t see the haters and we encourage you to do the same.” Casey lets fans know, “This EP is just the beginning, We’re so excited to share with you what’s next”.

Shades’ music is a fusion of indie pop and alternative hip hop, a genre which today’s millennial music lovers are drawn to. The duo continues to make ground with their music as they a have already amassed a legion of loyal followers from their hometown. It is just a matter of time before Shades becomes a household name and their songs are being sung by a global audience. Learn more about Shades by following the links below.

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Artist Mike Maro Releases The Weekend Remix A Personal Perspective on a Relatable Experience

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UK-based hip-hop artist and rapper Mike Maro just released a remix to “The Weekend”, chart-topping smash single from singer and songwriter SZA. The track was the third single released from her debut album ‘Ctrl’ in 2017. The song was wildly popular and even received a Grammy Award Nomination for Best R&B Performance. There is little wonder why Mike Maro decided to select this particular song to remix a la hip-hop, but fans will discover that there is a little more to the story.

It is important to note that “The Weekend” remix is not a debut project for Mike Maro. In fact, the rapper has released previous renditions of popular songs and freestyles via his YouTube channel over the last year. Thus far, each of the artist’s releases have received ample play and countless nods from fans far and wide.

“The Weekend” Remix is set alongside a sultry composition of instrumental layers that are bear a close resemblance to the vibes of neo-soul. The artist, with laid-back energy, spits a flurry of hip-hop bars speaking directly to a female muse. Mike Maro, who has gained recognition for his previous renditions, asserts himself as a legitimate rapper with some seriously dope skills.

While the mood of the remix is subdue, the lyrics are anything but. While Mike does not travel down the same path that SZA does in terms of theme, he does put his own spin on the track and creates his own visuals through his performance. While SZA is speaking to another female about essentially sharing a man on the weekends, Mike discusses a personal relationship with his own partner. The rapper uses a series of salacious metaphors to explain what he plans to do with his lady love.

The artist tells us that, “‘The Weekend’ remix of SZA’s original touches on my personal relationship and how me and my girl almost always broke up on the weekends, but instead made up and resolved it all before things got worse”. We can respect an artist that decides to bare himself to the world. He goes on the say, “I made the song reflect my own life as opposed to the original which was more flirty”. Drawing on an intimate will certainly impact with fans who will find the overall theme of the remix to be very relatable. Check out the video below.

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Mike Maro was born and raised in Nigeria but relocated to the UK at the age of 17 in order to undertake a Law degree at the University of Essex. Upon graduation, Mike decided to pursue his dream of being a rapper, something he has desired to achieve since he was a child. The artist is recognized for producing catchy remixes from popular artists.

Though fans have come to love his renditions from notable acts, he has plans to release his own self-produced material with dates to be determined. For now, Mike Maro the law student turned hip-hop artist is working to expand his reach and connect with a broader audience.

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KRISTII Break The Rules DJ Rebel Remix A luscious electronic dance mix with wide appeal

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The luxe sounds of electronic and dance music collide on the latest track release by artist KRISTII, “Break The Rules” DJ Rebel Remix. “Break The Rules” is a highly-addictive dance mix with enticing rhythms and sultry vocals. KRISTII draws listeners in and hypnotizes them with unparalleled prowess. “Break The Rules” is a subtle groove with cool lyrics and the inherent ability to get the party lit.

“Break the Rules” is on the cutting-edge of sound, encompassing elements that are not only current but those that have yet to be imagined. The track speaks to the many facets of electronic music and its wide appeal in that it slides in from the underground but appeals to the massive. KRISTII’s latest track is massively appealing. While the mix is underscored by synths, they are not heavily driven. Instead, the synthesized instrumentals on the track provide a delicate cushion for the song which is a complement. “Break The Rules” is not a heavy production but rather it expresses a comfortable sequences of rhythms that are likely to connect with listeners.

KRISTII is a spectacular vocalist and showcases her talent on the mix. While many forms of electronic music are often centered more on the instrumental aspect and less on the vocals, KRISTII takes the genre to a new level and ups the ante on the dance factor. She takes every moment on the mix and places her heart on the record. Through her voice, listeners will experience the highly relatable emotions that are conveyed through the songwriting. KRISTII has a youthful voice that is vibrant with positive energy.

“Break The Rules” produces great songwriting. Music fans that gravitate toward substantial lyrical content will appreciate the work done on the song. KRISTII opens up with a conversation about taking risks in romance despite not knowing what the future holds. KRISTII talks about stepping outside her boundaries to break the rules one in a while without any strings being attached. Contentwise this is a song that anyone can relate to. It is bold yet classy, liberating yet cautious. KRISTII sings, “I really need a dose of you” and fans will be begging for another fix of this amazing artist. Listen to “Break The Rules” now.

Listen to KRISTII “Break The Rules: (DJ Rebel Remix) on Spotify

If you enjoy artist like Ellie Goulding, Zara Larsson, and Tove Lo, you will enjoy the sounds of KRISTII.

KRISTII_Break_The_RulesKRISTII is an Austrian EDM and Pop sensation that has been making waves since her debut EP and Billboard chart-topping single “I Can’t Live Without You”. Based in LA, the artist has crafted a signature sound which fuses together electronic music, pop, dubstep and other genres. Wes Ogden of That Drop describes KRISTII’s sound as being “a club-fueling conglomeration of blasting bass and pop hooks” (That Drop). “Recovery”, another smash single from the artist reached the #8 position on Billboard.

Last year, KRISTII released the single “Lightening” a collaboration with singer Chris Brown. In an Interview with Meagan Meehan of Blasting News, KRISTII Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson as two of her musical influences (Blasting News). In the article KRISTII describes herself as a small town girl who loved music and enjoyed performing for family and friends.The artist comes from a family of musicians and singers and she often performed with her grandparents who enjoyed bands such as the Beatles.

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KRISTII  forayed into the entertainment industry by way of the film Chagall-Malevich where she was cast as Bella Rosenfeld. In the movie, KRISTII was given the opportunity to showcase her singing skills and the rest is history in the making. This past summer, she took the stage for Summer Sessions with some of pop, hip-hop and R&B’s biggest stars.

 

 

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Dr. C & the Gris Gris Graveyard Dog Ignites the Scene with Southern Rock Fusion Driving Rhythms and Soulful Melodies Collide

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Dr. C & the Gris Gris

“Graveyard Dog” the latest music release from the band Dr. C & the Gris Gris is making waves from their base camp of Lafayette, Louisiana and reaching a global audiences. The band describes their sound as “incendiary rock music with a southern twist” (Dr. C & the Gris Gris). “Graveyard Dog” is certainly lighting up the scene and the band is giving one memorable performance that sizzles.

The band delivers a full listening experience to include the deep and soulful sounds of southern rock fused with electrifying rock waves. “Graveyard Dog” performs at a moderate tempo with varied degrees of slow and sultry sounds and colliding frequencies of a higher pitch. The song is sonically textured while garnering attention with synergized instrumentals performed by the band. The feeling of of the song conveys a series of emotions that range from frustrated to elated, exhausted and sometimes playful. Dr. C & the Gris Gris deliver enticing energy and almost hypnotic ambiance for listeners. Rock, country and alternative music fans will enjoy listening to “Graveyard Dog”.

Popular music fans will also enjoy listening to “Graveyard Dog” as it follows a similar path of Hozier’s “Take Me To Church” which was heavily rotated in the mainstream between 2013 and 2014. “Graveyard Dog” however, is less dark in terms of the songwriting. The song has a much lighter feel though it does present some very expressive lyrics and stark metaphors.

One of the first verses on the song includes the lyrics, “I long for the days when she petted my face, like a good ol’ boy”. The band makes a correlation between a pet owner and their dog and a man and a woman’s relationship. The dog provides an interesting metaphor and listeners cannot help but to wonder what the subject of the story is feeling. Are they lamenting the loss of a loved one, are they now disillusioned by this relationship or are they continuing to stay loyal despite being treated like a dog? The song suggests the star of the show is willing to be treated like a graveyard dog who refuses to leave his owner’s side or in the case of this stunning portrayal, a lover’s side.

Dr. C & the Gris Gris recently released an Official Music Video for “Graveyard Dog”. The visuals present a clean and crisp look into the song with a bit of dramatic irony. The video is set against the backdrop of an actual graveyard where the band members are playing their instruments while a dog runs about throughout the scene. The music video is simple, yet effective in conveying the overall message and feel of the tune. The video is set to black and white which provides a nice contrast for the lyrics versus the instrumentation.

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The band’s latest release is an evocative performance that is certain to continue making gigantic waves across the music scene. Dr. C & the Gris Gris is one of the few bands we’ve experienced that captures the essence of rock without fail. While their sound is equally as eclectic as it is electric, they still take listeners down home so to speak, calling on the American spirit. “Graveyard Dog” is a powerful song concisely sums up a range of emotions and experiences using familiar metaphors while still taking the time to entertain listeners. “Graveyard Dog” is a rich experience that delivers on great music, meaningful songwriting and all of the feels.

Dr. C & the Gris GrisDr. C & the Gris Gris call Lafayette, LA home and after listening to their sound their roots can further be understood. The band creates a distinct fusion of rock and roll with “hits of Cajun and swamp rock influence” (Dr. C & the Gris Gris). Fans will also hear the band’s inclusive elements of sludge, hard rock and alternative.

The band, which has garnered global recognition stretching outside of Lafayette, is known for giving a phenomenal live show. No strangers to the scene, members of the band have opened up for acts such as Cheap Trick, Fuel, Sevendust and many more.

Dr. C & the Gris Gris have been likened to legendary acts such as The Black Keys, Jimi Hendrix, Guns’N’Roses and Audioslave to just name a few. The band is known for performing ‘monolithic drums, thundering bass and sleazy guitars (Dr. C & the Gris Gris). We love it!

The band’s debut release is “Hexes with Axes”and it is representative of the band’s signature elixir which fuses “memorable hooks, larger-than-life guitar solos, and in-your-face style” (Dr. C & the Gris Gris). The band is not always setting souls on fire as they have been known to slow down the tempo and kick out a mellow ballad or two. Regardless of what tempo the band performs, they are certain to offer plenty of personality for rock lovers who enjoy a great tune.

 

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