We saw out 2019 with our review of Dennis J. Leise’s song, ‘Nobody’s Comin’, a gospel song for atheists. It’s pretty firmly established that Leise isn’t afraid to step on a few toes, push some buttons, if it means he gets his message across. The same can be said for his new single, ‘Dipshits’, another stand out from his latest album, ‘State Of Fairs’.
Self made Texas native Raylon has many strings to his bow, including academics, track and field, and his work in the recording studio. While maintaining an interest in country music, Raylon’s style hones in on a blend of RnB and harmony rap, which takes its inspiration from the likes of Michael Jackson, Chris Brown, and Usher.
With a huge Autumn 2020 tour announced, Simply Red today release a new (0AM Mix) of ‘Tonight’. The track is taken from their 12th studio album, ‘Blue Eyed Soul’, which came out last year on BMG. Produced by Andy Wright, and remixed by Brazilian tropical house duo 0AM, the piano driven funk version of the track is a horn filled take on the album’s original tender ballad.
Ignescent from Chicago are a female-fronted rock band who bring intensity, fury, power, and passion to their music, equal to or surpassing any other. Led by vocalist Jennifer Benson, they started in 2008 when she united with lead guitarist Deven Elion, drummer Chris Calix, rhythm guitarist Joey Sepulveda, and bass guitarist Ian Sebastian.
John Grimes from Irish duo Jedward has long shared his acoustic guitar talents with the world, making his playing a part of their live show, as well as on their social media. Today he has uploaded onto the @planetjedward Twitter account a very special rendition of Lewis Capaldi’s song, ‘Before You Go’, which the Scottish released late last year.
Hilary Roberts is taking a break from her busy awards’ season calendar to drop a fun and empowering new video, just in time for Valentine’s Day – ‘Good Man’! Not content with gracing some of the most star-studded events this season (including hanging out with Steven Tyler at the MusIcare Awards), Hilary is following up a year of Billboard success with her first single and video of the new decade.
Songwriter, singer, and multi-disciplinary artist Jehnny Beth has released a brilliant video for her new song, ‘Flower’, today. The video, which was helmed by acclaimed director Anthony Byrne (Peaky Blinders), is Jehnny Beth’s second cinematic collaboration with Byrne; the first was the video for ‘I’m The Man’, which was lauded by the New York Times for its “bravado and tenderness.”
Undeniably one of the best voices of our generation, Grammy award-winning singing sensation Gregory Porter shares a Valentine’s treat in the form of his new single ‘If Love Is Overrated’, out today on Decca Records/Blue Note. The heart-felt ballad is taken from his upcoming sixth studio album ‘All Rise’, out on 17th April.