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SINGLE REVIEW: Second Time by Rising Star Ferera Swan

In the new single “Second Time” by rising star Ferera Swan, atmospheric melodies are met with ground-shaking lyricism in a battle for the ages, captured inside of a mere five minute pop song. An evocative ballad that pulls no punches, “Second Time” boldly tackles the subject of adoption, with Swan …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Beatrice (featuring Iossa) by Wlady & T.N.Y.

While many of us who are novices to the depth of artistry that electronica is beholden to often experience some difficulties in telling the difference between one EDM song from another, Wlady & T.N.Y.’s “Beatrice” (featuring Iossa) is a powerful, rich club track that instantly distinguishes itself with a sporty …

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Protovulcan’s brand new Life is Twigs/Psychic Pinball EP

Palm-muted percussion lining the walls of a sonic dreamscape. Guitars that hum and sting our ears with feedback, never feeling the pressure to attack one note over another. Drums that impatiently press against a bassline, hoping that their robotic repetition will somehow yield a brighter tone than their hollow capabilities …

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Black 9 release Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around

Black 9’s release Cruel History promises to be one of the more compelling metal/hard rock outings in recent memory based on the single “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around”. This is the band’s first cover, but they attack the cut as if they wrote the track themselves, unafraid to twist the track to …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Moody by The Other Life

Get ready to get off your chair and feel some the entire world moving around you while you’re staying still. What does that even mean, right? One listen to The Other Life’s new hit, “Moody” and you’ll know exactly what it is we’re talking about. Get this new Electronic Pop …

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Being Dead is very much alive with Apostles’ Prom

Being Dead come alive with a brilliantly stylized surrealism that borrows from the past as much as it does the present in their new single “Apostles’ Prom” and its accompanying music video. In the video, we watch as a battle is waged between forces Good and Evil, represented by a …

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CD REVIEW: Been Meaning To Tell You by Ina Forsman

Finnish blues singer Ina Forsman has just released her new album Been Meaning To Tell You. Ina has been on the scene since 2013 and has already released two albums for Ruf Records, a European music label that specialises in blues. There’s an interesting back story about this album and …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Race Against Time by Bianca Modesti

After attracting a lot of attention with her last single Betrayal, which was also a semi-finalist in a prestigious international songwriting competition, Bianca Modesti has just released her new track Race Against Time. This rousing, pop-rock song begins with a breakdown chorus but soon kicks off into a fully blown …

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