Lorenzo Doryon Releases The Anthemic ‘Straight Into The Fire’

25-year old Italian-American model Lorenzo Doryon has swapped the photo studio for the recording studio as he gears up to release his debut EP. ‘Straight Into The Fire’ is a single taken from the EP and opens with Lorenzo singing “Take the dark days and send them to the sun” as the electronic clap beat kicks in and then blends with soaring electric guitar. The chorus is anthemic and is perfect for a live gig sing-along as the punch the air Clubland-esque beat pumps rhythmically.

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Out Today – The Debut Solo EP From Andrew Farriss, ‘Love Makes The World’

If you’re an Australian of a certain age (ie. me), and you hear the name Andrew Farriss, your ears immediately prick up. The acclaimed singer songwriter has long been synonymous with Aussie rock legends INXS, for whom he was not just a founding member, but also the keyboardist, guitarist and main composer.

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Alt-Pop Artist Someya Releases New Single, ‘Da da da da’

Set for release on 2 October, alt-pop artist Someya channels Nick Cave in her new single, ‘Da da da da’.

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Review: Franklin Lake Are TAKING OVER!

Tay Tay Starhz and Jude Read are the boys who make up alternative-pop duo Franklin Lake.

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Georgia & The Vintage Youth Release ‘Overthinker’ – And Are Backed By Pixie Lott!

‘Overthinker’ is the brand new single from Georgia and The Vintage Youth and is taken from their new EP of the same name. 

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Little Cities Release Eponymous EP – Reviewed By Josh Taerk

I am a huge fan of Pop Punk music. Some of my fondest memories take place in a now-closed club in Toronto waiting to watch bands like New Found Glory, Motion City Soundtrack, Plain White T’s, and Fall Out Boy do their thing. So, when I heard the opening seconds of Little Cities self-titled EP, it felt like coming back home. Then I found out that this 5-piece alt-pop rock outfit is also from Canada and knew I was already home.

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Timothyy Pearson Releases Latest EP, The Catchily Named ‘Listen To My EP’

Released on August 20, RnB soul artist Timothyy Pearson’s new EP, ‘Listen To My EP’, is his first new music since 2018, and tells stories of heartbreak, passion, and betrayal.

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Artist Chucks Èhtréppär releases latest single ‘On Me’

Released on August 15, ‘On Me’ is the new single from Nigerian hip-hop and rap artist, Chucks Èhtréppär, and is from of his debut EP ‘Afro-Trap The First’. Chucks has been writing, recording, and releasing his own music from a very young age, and after going through a number of stage names, his latest takes its inspiration from Chance The Rapper, and indeed, his second name is “The Rapper” spelled in reverse, with accents added for effect.

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Dreams Can Come True: We Premiere Peppermint Heaven’s New EP ‘Dreams’

You’d have to be a relative newcomer to Essentially Pop to not have read our posts about Peppermint Heaven. The duo, comprising Juno and Spark, are a bundle of contradictions: they come from Chicago, they’re based in LA, but their sound is anything but representative of either city: rather it is a very pleasant trip down memory lane to the 80s and the sound of UK synth pop.

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Emily Burns’ Brand New EP ‘I Love You, You’re the Worst’ Out Now

Emily Burns has released her brand new EP, ‘I Love You, You’re the Worst’, via Island Records and announced a very special live-streamed fundraiser show from the legendary Abbey Road Studios. The EP features the previously released vivacious pop anthems ‘Terrified’ and ‘Hello’, as well as the beautifully emotive ‘Curse’.

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TOKIO MYERS RELEASES ‘SIGN OF THE TIMES I’

This Summer sees Tokio Myers release ‘Sign of the Times’, two special, of-the-moment isolation bundles featuring brand new orchestral pieces conceptualised as a pandemic-stricken world staggered, stopped and braced itself for whatever came next. The first part Sign of the Times I is released on 24th July and features two tracks, Abundance and Earth (Home), two atmospheric, instrumental songs that take the listener on a journey of a world going through global turmoil. ‘Sign Of The Times I’ is out now and can be streamed and downloaded here, and ‘Sign of the Times II’ is set to follow next month.

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R&B Artist Susana Esono Releases Latest Album, ‘My Baby’

Having moved to the US from her homeland of Equatorial Guinea to pursue her music career, Susana Esono makes her EP debut with ‘My Baby’. The release comprises five songs, and is a fine showcase of her songwriting skills.

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C Scarlet Releases Debut EP ‘Angel In The Making’

‘Angel In The Making’ is the 5 track debut EP by English singer, C Scarlet. The artist has dreamed of pursing a music career for her whole life, and with her first EP covers a range of musical styles, including RnB, and Trap.

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Nik Kershaw Returns With Brand New EP Out Now And New Album In September

Nik Kershaw exploded onto the UK pop scene in 1984 as a solo artist. A string of global hit singles – including ‘Wouldn’t it Be Good’, ‘The Riddle’ and his biggest hit, ‘I Won’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me’ – helped to propel him to 62 weeks on the UK Singles Chart through 1984 and 1985 – beating every other solo artist, together with a crowd pleasing performance (and famously forgetting the words to ‘Wouldn’t It Be Good’) at the legendary Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium in ’85 – 35 years ago on July 13th.

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ALMA RELEASES 3-TRACK ‘HAVE U SEEN HER?’ ACOUSTIC EP

Following the release of Finnish pop punk supremo ALMA’s debut album Have U Seen Her?, she has released a 3-track Have U Seen Her? Acoustic EP, which features a brand-new acoustic version of Bad News Baby, out now on RCA Records/Sony Music.

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Premiere: ‘New York City Nights’ By Peppermint Heaven Signals Launch Of New EP

Peppermint Heaven return with their latest single, ‘New York City Nights’. The track is the precursor to their new EP, ‘Dreams’, which is set for release at the end of the summer.

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Calypso Artist John Richards Releases Latest Single, ‘Brexit’

Taking his inspiration from the social and political events of recent years, Calypso artist John Richards has released his latest EP, ‘Brexit’. The record makes use of his upbeat dancehall calypso style of music, while covering UK events such as the Brexit Referendum, and England’s cricket performance.

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Pop Singer Tova Glyt Releases Debut EP ‘Head Back’

21 year old Swedish singer/songwriter Tova Glyt has released her debut EP, ‘Head Back’. The title song is the lead single from the six track record.

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Shaefri Releases New Single ‘23’

Shaefri has released her brand new single ‘23’, ahead of her EP titled, ‘Girl’ which is out July 1st.

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Pop Rap Artist Dwain Miller Releases Debut EP ‘Dark Times Can Be Brighter’

Birmingham pop rapper Dwain Miller has channelled his own life experiences, including those of suffering with mental health issues, into his music. He set out with the idea of releasing a project which would both inspire and assist his audiences, and his debut EP, ‘Dark Times Can Be Brighter’, is available now.

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