Jae Mansa and Young Marco find their inspiration wherever they are, in their surroundings, grinding it hard in their local area of North Carolina. Jae Mansa is a duo of cousins comprising Daron “Jae” Johnson and Brandon “B” Boone, and they’ve worked together for a while now. We’ve covered their previous releases this year, and we’re happy to bring you yet another, their new single, ‘Gryndin’.
The artist known as pineappleCITI, aka Brittany Dickinson, is set on a path to the stars with her new single, ‘Recognize’. From Newark, New Jersey, she’s signed to Red Bull Records, and her previous releases, the singles ‘Pepsi’, ‘Rose Colored’, and self titled debut album, have helped her to make more than just a big splash.
For her previous release, ‘Meant To Be’, pop singer Alexa Friedman was a mermaid in the music video. With the video for her latest single, ‘Take Me Down’, she’s chosen to address a different fantasy altogether, this time of a martial arts master and deadly swords-woman. With first a mermaid – the siren of the sea luring unwary seamen to their doom – and now a kick-ass ninja, you get the feeling that Friedman doesn’t suffer fools gladly.
AWOLNATION return and challenge us with the questions, “What does it mean to be ‘The Best’?”, and “When it comes down to it, does being ‘The Best’ really matter?” Singer songwriter Aaron Bruno, the mastermind behind AWOLNATION wants to know in his new single and accompanying music video, ‘The Best’.
Bradford singer songwriter Premaura has established herself on the local pop music scene, with performances at Live At Leeds, and Pub In The Park among her accolades. Now she’s released her debut EP, ‘Ascension Pt 1’, which a four-track record which came about after the artist had a spiritual awakening.
November 20 saw the final performance for the month long ‘Ride Again’ tour, headlined by Shakespears Sister. The group returned to its most recognisable membership of Siobhan Fahey and Marcella Detroit, when the pair reunited last year after a 25 year break. Since then they have released the compilation album ‘Singles Party’ in July this year, followed by the ‘Ride Again’ EP in October, their first original material since the split.
Nashville based rock band The Criticals were formed in 2018 by Parker Forbes and Cole Shugart. Their music and live performances are noted for their high energy, and when you realise they get their inspiration from the likes of The Stone Roses, Janes Addiction, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, The Strokes, and The Libertines, you get maybe an inkling of what they sound like.