Joyann Parker is a great blues musician, and she uses her talent to express her own indomitable spirit, reinventing it to tell her own story. Her latest single, ‘Carry On’, is brilliantly sung by Parker, but it also serves as a showcase for her guitar playing, which is redolent of the Mississippi Delta, lyrical, fluid, and propulsive.
Manny Monroig has been in the music business since the 90s, and you may well know him from his time with Brooklyn based boy band, Joyride, which later became known as Double Devotion. Now Manny is pursuing his solo career, and new single, ‘No Strings Attached’ – will hit you right in the feels – and make you laugh and dance as well!
Katie Kittermaster, like so many young artists, had an amazing year planned last year. Signing with Revanche records in June 2020 she was booked to support The Crash Test Dummies in Germany and Holland in May, booked to play 17 UK festivals in the summer of 2020 along with opening for Kaiser Chiefs, Soul ll Soul, Scouting For Girls, Gabrielle and Rick Astley. But then came Covid 19 and, like countless artists the world over, everything was put on hold. Rather than bemoan the veritable loss of what could have been a breakthrough year she got to work on writing virtually, recording and looking to broaden her musical horizons.
Up and coming Bronx hip hop artist, Ty Breezzyy, takes inspiration from his personal experiences in his music, and turns the negatives into a positive life lesson, at the same time protecting his own heart and soul. New single, ‘TRUE’ sees the artist, who recently graduated from Dominican College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, comes from his upcoming EP, ‘Evolve’, and paints in a different light the perfect picture of the ups and downs of a toxic relationship.
‘My Talents’, the new single from Tolu. A, takes the New Testament Parable Of The Talents, found in the Gospel of Matthew, and puts a new spin on it. Rather than the original meaning, being money disbursed to servants by their master, he instead turns it around and reflects on the God-given talents that many of us have, and that Tolu. A certainly has in abundance,
Out of LA comes Eddie Cohn, whose voice has led him down myriad fascinating paths by way of music, podcasts, yoga, and a soon to be released novel. He’s always seeking connection, with his curiosity spurring him on to create. Not only that, he wants us all to get our heads off our phones, to focus on something other than ourselves, and back into learning from and with each other.
Born in Nuremberg, Germany but now based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Pierre Bless has been experimenting with music since he was in middle school, while making beats with his beatboxing classmates. As such he’s in no rush to speed up his creative flow, knowing that stressing about success doesn’t help one jot; you get returns from what you put out there in the universe.
Although still only 17 years old, singer-songwriter Mason Embers has a wise head on his shoulders. His new single, ‘Rush’, taken from his debut album out this year, is a cleverly written observation on lockdown. Although we *should* have more time on our hands due to our restricted movements, our responsibilities are still the same, and we are often working as hard – if not harder than we were before, and rushing around getting everything done.
Satin-smooth voiced Queera Nightly, based in Oakland, California, was raised in a strict religious household, and consequently had a struggle to find herself while growing up. The artist is set to release her debut album, ‘The Girl Who Fell’, in the spring next year, and the title track is out today.
Vancouver artist Pennan Brae draws his inspiration from the likes of Elton John, Muddy Waters, BB King, the Stooges and the Kinks. A singer, songwriter, guitarist, and filmmaker, Brae is a true storyteller, no matter what medium he uses to tell his tale. His latest single, ‘The Love That I Got’, is an ode to the human condition, and the artist transcends eras with his guitar led rock.