It’s pretty rare that a song in the current musical landscape makes use of a Handpan, amongst other unusual instruments, successfully managing to sound unlike anything else around right now. But that’s exactly what Singapore-born, London-based artist Jonny Ong has done with latest track, ‘Isolated’.
Miami native Teenear is the latest signing to Slip-N-Slide Records, and the RnB natural has wasted no time in releasing her new single, ‘Dolla Signs’, the follow up to her previous releases – girl-power anthem ‘Friday Night’, featuring Sage The Gemini, ‘I Like That’, featuring Lil’ Baby, and 2018’s ‘Need Your Love’.
Close your eyes while you’re listening to ‘Riverbank’, by Pinewood, and perhaps like me you’ll find yourself by the river, laying back on the red and black checked wool blanket, sated by a much too large yet incredibly delicious picnic lunch. You soon find yourself floating along, whether it be in a boat or somehow along a light summer breeze; you speed up, some rapids below you – but nothing will mar this perfect day. The atmospheric folk tune is filled to capacity with a plethora of ethereal vocals, strings plucked tenderly, and a rhythm that mimics the ebb of the water.
‘All That I Am’ is Sunny Ozell’s second album, ‘Overnight Lows’, and the first that features her original songs. It examines relationships and the perils of putting your whole heart on the line, sharing with another person all of your life – and the accompanying anxieties. You may have heard her name before – Sunny is the wife of none other than actor and Knight Of The Realm, Sir Patrick Stewart; the fact makes the song all the more pertinent.
Originally from a small fishing village in the far north of Iceland, Gunnar The Fifth aka Gunnar Valdimarsson is one third of an alt-pop act and world-renown tattoo artist, now based in Oslo, Norway. The new single, ‘Fell Off A Ledge’, along with its accompanying music video, comes from their forthcoming debut EP, which is set for release in April.
Dare You Not To are a UK 5 piece boyband made up of Huw, Brodie, Dushane, Max and Chase. Although they’ve been together less tahn a year, their social media followers are increasing every day, ensuring that DYNT are certainly a boyband you need to know about.
Amy got the chance to speak to the boys about tour life and their future plans.