The Essential Advent Calendar: December 16

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 14 – ‘Alternative John Lewis Advert 2019’ From Ben Potts And Andy Green

Generating over 400,000 views since its arrival online in November, musicians Ben Potts and Andy Green from Sunderland and Newcastle are behind door number 14 of our Essential Advent Calendar, with their ‘Alternative John Lewis Advert 2019’.

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Martin Solveig And Roy Woods Unveil Feelgood, Piano-Driven New Single ‘Juliet & Romeo’

Platinum-certified DJ and producer Martin Solveig and Drake-signed, OVO artist, Roy Woods have dropped massive new single ‘Juliet & Romeo’, out December 6th via Positiva. Not shy of producing a track that turns to gold, ‘Juliet & Romeo’ looks like it could be the latest Martin Solveig single to take the world by storm.

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Kesha Exorcises Relationship Toxicity On ‘Resentment’ (feat. SturgillSimpson, Brian Wilson & Wrabel)

Today, Kesha releases ‘Resentment’, (feat. Sturgill Simpson, Brian Wilson & Wrabel), a vulnerable collaboration and the newest track to come from her forthcoming album ‘High Road’. Originally written by Wrabel, Madi Diaz, and Jamie Floyd, with co-writing from Kesha and production by John Hill, ‘Resentment’ is a touching, country-tinged reflection on being done wrong by a lover and holding onto that negativity. Additional music will be added to the much-anticipated new album, which will now be released January 31 via Kemosabe/RCA Records.

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Songwriter And Producer Nian Tong Releases Latest Single ‘I Do Love You’

Chinese born Lian Tong draws on his love of the 1960s American sound in his latest single, ‘I Do Love You’, set for release on December 19. With vocals by Josh Witt, Lian Tong has created a near perfect pop love song, by blending a punchy 808 beat with emotive lyrics.

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Gabrielle Aplin Releases Brand New Song ‘Magic’

Gabrielle Aplin has released the brand new song ‘Magic’, taken from her forthcoming new album, ‘Dear Happy’ out January 17th via AWAL and her…

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Telemonster – ‘For Someone Not So Old’

Telemonster has been around since 2010, created by cousins Ben VanderHart, on guitar and vocals, and Josh Barrett, on drums. They were then joined by bassist John-Michael Forman and pianist Dave Hess. The Chattanooga band released their album, ‘Introspecter, Pt. 1’, in January, and the latest single from the band, ‘For Someone Not So Old’, is out now.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 12

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 12 – Ingrid Michaelson Is ‘Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree’ With Grace VanderWaal)

Door number 12 and we open to a return from Ingrid Michaelson! This time she’s joined by Grace VanderWaal, singing ‘Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree’.

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Giovanna Celebrates Recognition In The Worlds Of Music AND Film

Did we mention that our girl Giovanna has had success in more than just the music world?

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 11

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 11 – Jon Patrick Walker Pays Homage To John Lennon With ‘Happy Xmas (In The Edge Times)’

Who’s behind door number 11 in the Essential Advent Calendar? Why it’s Jon Patrick Walker with his song, ‘Happy Xmas (In The Times)’, a seasonal tune which you can easily imagine being part of a Broadway musical.

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Time To Add Furnace And The Fundamentals To Those Christmas Playlists

Time to shake up those playlists of Christmas classics! Furnace and the Fundamentals – with their holiday album ‘A Very Furnace Christmas’ out on the 13th December – are here to help you make your guests do double-takes at your speaker all the way through your Christmas party – ensuring yours is one they won’t forget this season!

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH IDOLISING NOVA ABOUT THEIR NEW SINGLE!

Amy Bell spoke to UK three-piece Idolising Nova about their single, ‘Party Through The Night’ and plans for 2020.

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THE RIPTIDE MOVEMENT TO RELEASE CHRISTMAS BALLAD WITH BEAUTIFUL NEW VIDEO ‘ALL I EVER WANTED’

Off the back of a blistering tour including a headline performance at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, four-piece The Riptide Movement are flying high on the success of their latest EP ‘Something Special’, with current hits ‘I’ll Be There’ & ‘Something Special’ blasting out across national radio it’s a triumphant return to form for the Dublin Rockers, to date the EP has over 200,000 streams on Spotify.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 10

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 10 – Ingrid Michaelson Duets With Jason Mraz On ‘Christmas Valentine’

Door 10 of our Essential Advent Calendar this year opens on Ingrid Michaelson, who duets with Jason Mraz on her new holiday single, ‘Christmas Valentine’. The singer songwriter has nine albums under her belt, and loves making music that people connect with – so it’s no wonder she loves Christmas music!

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Rising London Duo TRXNTRPS Release Debut Single ‘SUREAL’

London based duo TRXNTRPS (Tricks and Traps) will be releasing their long awaited debut single, ‘Sureal’ on the 13th December. The song is available to pre-save now via Spotify.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 9

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 9 – Singing Star Jennifer Saran Releases New Single ‘(Don’t Let It Be) A Sad Ol’ Christmas’

Door number 9 of The Essential Advent Calendar reveals internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Jennifer Saran, revving up holiday spirits with a smashing new single, ‘(Don’t Let It Be) a Sad Ol’ Christmas’. Hot on the heels of her breakthrough jazz EP, ‘Smoky Nights’, the track was released December 6 via Tarpan Records.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 8

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 8 – Why Don’t We Is ‘With You This Christmas’

It’s the 8th door of our Essential Advent Calendar, and we open it to see Why Don’t We with their eleventh new song of 2019, ‘With You This Christmas’ – available now via Atlantic Records.

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