The Essential Advent Calendar: December 21

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 21 – Have Yourself a Very ‘Big Christmas’ With Exclusive Recordings from Global Artists

Door Number 21 finds Deezer’s festive release, ‘Big Christmas’. Featuring artists from all over the world, ‘Big Christmas’ includes artists from The UK, Australia, Mexico, France, Norway, and The Philippines, all putting their stamp on Christmas classics.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 6

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 6 – Katy Perry Shares Video For ‘Cozy Little Christmas’

It’s December 6 and Katy Perry shared her first music video for the holidays – ‘Cozy Little Christmas’.

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Music Video Premiere: Hilary Roberts ‘Christmas With You’

Pop singing and songwriting superstar Hilary Roberts is getting us all in the festive mood ahead of the holiday season, with her super fun and stocking filled music video for ‘Christmas With You’.

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Track Review: Furnace And The Fundamentals ‘Giving In The Name Of’ (Rage Against The Machine XMAS Cover)

Aussie band Furnace And The Fundamentals inflict their own style on Rage Against The Machine’s ‘Killing In The Name Of’, and to make it even more outrageously infectious and festive themed than the original, they’ve renamed their reworked rendition ‘Giving In the Name Of’.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 20 – Netflix Original Series ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Festive Featurette

6 Stranger Things kids. A ton of wrapping paper. 2 minutes and 15 seconds of holiday cheer.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 19 – Guitarist Markus Reuter Releases First Christmas Album

Poly-disciplinary musician and touch guitarist Markus Reuter has just released his first Christmas album, ‘Winter Solstice’ – a free, limited-availability-period recording of five traditional Christmas songs (each of which has been given Markus’ distinctive loop/solo/soundscape treatment).

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 18 – ‘The Christmas Chronicles’ Is Now Available On Netflix

‘The Christmas Chronicles’, is an instant holiday classic and available to watch over the festive season on Netflix.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 16 – The Independent Counsel Of Funk Release Holiday EP ‘I Don’t Want To Go Home For Christmas’

The Independent Counsel of Funk, the project spearheaded by Joe Scarborough of the critically acclaimed hit MSNBC ‘Morning Joe’ show, have today released a new holiday-themed EP…

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 15 – FMFL Releases ‘Abandoned Christmas Tree’ EP

Dreampop artist and multi-instrumentalist FMFL has followed up his debut album, ‘Functional Music For Lovers’, with a timely EP, released 20 December, and just ahead of Christmas.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 13

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 13 – The Waitress Asks If ‘Somebody Mentioned Christmas’

Manchester based singer songwriter Ben Turner performs as The Waitress, and with thoughtful storytelling, combined with bursts of energy and intensity, creates music which is a seamless blend of folk, jazz, country, and pop.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 6 – ‘A Simple Christmas’ By John Galea

We recently wrote about John Galea’s new EP, ‘Christmas Round The Piano’. Now the London-based singer songwriter and pianist has released his first festive track from the record, ‘A Simple Christmas’, complete with a music video set to rival that for ‘Last Christmas’.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 3 – Glam Skanks Return With ‘Bring My Baby Back For X Mas’

Since finishing three USA and UK tours opening for Adam Ant in 2017 through 2018, Los Angeles based Glam Skanks have since played with punk rock band, The Adicts, and gone into the studio to record their upcoming album.

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