Posted on: January 11, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

$kirmish, Alixn & Zxkker – “Waifu” defines the modern position of urban-based music

Rap and Hip-hop has become pop music’s alchemy. Any style is fair game to be blended, morphed, mixed, and rolled back out with newfound urgency and impact. One style that has been steadily undergoing this process is punk music, and one of its up and coming protagonists, $kirmish has put together diverse amalgams of punk, electronic and trap that is nothing short of hypnotic. However his music is in constant…

Posted on: January 11, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Sayii January – “Cries, Under The Summertime Sun” – a musical chameleon!

Sayii January is an upcoming rapper from Atlanta, signed to Miscellaneous Muzik out of Chicago. Sayii releases his 3rd studio album, entitled “Cries, Under The Summertime Sun” which contains 22 tracks. We got a sneak preview to a handful of tracks, and came to the conclusion that Sayii January is a conceptual mastermind. The rapper shows a flair for entrenching himself in his themes and crafting his songs in a…

Posted on: January 10, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

DICE The Gospel Souljer – “World State Address” strives for originality at every turn

DICE The Gospel Souljer is a Canadian hip hop artist whose birth given name is Kenton Hoyte. Born in Toronto, Canada from parents of Caribbean descent, DICE has progressed his career from rejection to label owner. Uprizen Records was formed because DICE didn’t remain idle. He took personal action to improve his plight. “The label goals are to uplift the listeners by comforting them, teaching them and growing with and…

Posted on: January 10, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

August – “Armed & Dangerous” is a declaration of authenticity

August is an independent artist from Ontario, Canada. He has just dropped the single “Armed & Dangerous”, taken from his upcoming album “Winter Soldier”. With a record full of conscious lyricism, smooth production, and unabashed swagger, August is staking a legitimate claim for himself in hip hop’s lyrical class.  The artist leans into the role of rapper-as-poet, and though his lyrical assault is relentless, it never feels forced. Instead, he…

Posted on: January 10, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

StereoBird – “Illuminated” loops into a gigantic wave of sound

StereoBird is a Brooklyn-based art-rock instrumental band who released their latest single “Illuminated” on the 31st of December. Their last two singles have both been compelling entries into their genre. The music here on their latest single is both more aggressive and more subtle than on previous records. Don’t think that’s possible? It is. The track is gritty and muscular, as StereoBird hit their ideas hard. “Illuminated” is an expansive…

Posted on: January 9, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

EH – “Living After Midnight” ft. Tim “Ripper” Owens coalesces into a monster track

During 1980 British heavy metal band Judas Priest released their 6th album, “British Steel”, which was their first gold album in the USA. The project produced 3 hit singles, “Breaking The Law”, “United” and “Living After Midnight”. This latter track which speaks to the hedonistic, rebellious spirit of the late 1970s and early 1980s, is among the band’s most popular songs. The song has become a standard metal classic, and…

Posted on: January 9, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Michael A. Galianos – “Time of the Century” ft. Jenni Monday from the album “Hush”

Michael A. Galianos is a singer-songwriter from Bergenfield, NJ. In 1997 he kicked things off with the EP “Feel”, under the moniker of M.A.G. (Mad Ass Greecians). In 2006, he released his first full length, “Cerebral Snapshots”, and then followed that up in 2011 with his second album, “Beautiful Discovery”. Over 745 stations around the US began playing tracks off of “Beautiful Discovery” in 2011, giving Galianos his first glimpse of national coverage. Since then the artist continued to build…

Posted on: January 9, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Ceavn – “The Explanation” provides a breath of fresh air with a motley crew of personal parables

Ceavn is an artist from Oklahoma City. His first album, recorded back in 99 was entitled “Kontradicshun”, followed by a mixtape in 2005 called “Sinnaz Have A Soul 2”. In 2008 Ceavn released a self-titled album, before the birth of his son, and his dedication towards his job, prompted him to set his musical aspirations aside. In 2013 Ceavn met his wife whom he married a year later. They had…

Posted on: January 7, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Future Prophecy – “CROSSOVER” – Prosperous flowing waves of sound

“CROSS ЯƎVO” is an album of healing electronic-based music meant to soothe the mind and the soul. This New Age and ambient gem, encompasses eight tracks of meditative, yet uplifting and inspiring sounds. Shimmering synths and warm resonant pianos, play though waves of atmospheric pads and flourishes of harmonious voices. All written and produced by software engineer and passionate electronic composer Haggai Elezra via his Future Prophecy project, which has…

Posted on: January 7, 2021 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Mark England – “Fuck That Shit” (Radio Edit) – An infectious blend of springy bass lines and sleek synth simplicity!

I read a question on the Quora website a while ago that read: “I’m 14, is it too late to make EDM?” Rightfully, someone answered: “No. It’s literally never too late to do anything you’re inspired to do. You can start making EDM when you’re 70 if that’s what you want to do.”  All of which brings me to Mark England, the 52 year old producer from Wakefield in the…