Ancient Whales have a compelling sound – garage rock that contains more than a hint of punk – that works well with their equally intriguing name. In fact, the band name is matched by that of the members themselves, Enoch Bledsoe, Natalie Bledsoe, and Oakley Munson. Not to be outdone is the title of their latest album, ‘Vestiges Of Tails Appear In All Of Us’, set for release on April 24 via Owlphabet Records, which sounds like it’s been lifted from ‘On The Origin Of Species’. First single from the album is the more simply named, ‘Giving’, and that’s where the simplicity ends.
As I had mentioned in one of my previous blogs, I am a huge Disney Fan! Some of my earliest memories are of me in front of the TV dancing along with the penguins in Mary Poppins and riding on my dad’s back pretending to be Aladdin. As I got a little older, my weekends were full of cartoons like Recess, Pepper Anne, Doug, The Weekenders, etc on Disney’s One Saturday Morning. So, when my family asked if I wanted to join them in the Happiest Place On Earth over my sister’s reading week break, you all know I said yes!
Originally from Florida, but now based in Los Angeles, Kendall Rucks takes elements of rock, blues, and dream pop, and fuses them together to create a sound that is both provocative and captivating.
Lisa caught up with Kendall and dug in deep about her life, music, and what to expect from her in the future.
The music video for Yungeen Ace’s latest single, ‘So Long’ is not just a metaphor but rather it’s a representation of what the young rapper has gone through in his life. He’s taken the punches and beaten the odds – including eight bullets less than a year ago, while he was protecting his friends. He’s only 21 years old but has lost family members, faced imprisonment, and felt the sting of poverty and hunger.
Following the success of her brand new album ‘Stages’, which was released in February to an overwhelming response from fans and media, country star Cassadee Pope has confirmed she will be extending her CMT Next Women of Country tour to include five UK headline shows in May, kicking off on May 9th in Bristol.
Now based in New York but originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Dajour is one of those people who (annoyingly) manages to turn to gold everything he touches. Still only 22 years old, he’s a rapper, singer, songwriter, and ghostwriter, and his music career is only going up. Formerly known as “King Buddha”, Dajour is the nephew of New York rapper, Jadakiss, one third of legendary hip hop group, The Lox. Dajour’s latest single, ‘Slow Wine’, has already amassed more than 400,000 streams on Spotify, and has a popping music video to match.
Born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina,Big Jim Brown is an award-winning guitarist and singer/songwriter who’s lived in New Orleans for a decade, where with his band The SpeedKings he’s played venues such as House of Blues, and Tipitina’s. They’ve also toured the Southeast and Western parts of the US extensively, opening for the likes of Government Mule, as well as playing major festivals such as Midtown Music Festival in Atlanta, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.