S.J. Denney, a singer-songwriter hailing from Essex, UK, discovered his passion for music at an early age, influenced by vinyl records from artists like The Beatles and Neil Young. He initially started as a choir boy, then transitioned to learning the clarinet, eventually honing his skills on the acoustic guitar and songwriting. He has performed in various musical settings, including bands, duos, and as a solo artist, captivating audiences across the UK and Ireland.
Today, he brings us his latest musical masterpiece titled 'Witch's Brew,' officially released on October 13, 2023. This enchanting song offers an immersive journey into S.J. Denney's artistry, blending influences from diverse musical genres such as alternative rock and acoustic music. Notably, he incorporates classical instruments from folk music, like the clarinet, which has become one of his distinctive signatures in his sound. 'Witch's Brew' marks Denney's 27th release to date in his discography, adding another exceptional piece to his impressive repertory.
Black River Ghost is a six-piece folk band hailing from Helsinki, Finland. They embarked on their musical journey in 2022 and quickly gained recognition with the release of their first EP titled "Blues Leaves My Heart," which has garnered thousands of plays on Spotify to date. Following this initial success, they decided to unveil their next masterpiece, "Strawberry Sky," which made its debut on November 8, 2023. This song was produced by the multi-instrumentalist artists Bjarki Kaikumo and Pekko Mantzin.
"Strawberry Sky" delves deep into the theme of savoring life in all its flavors and colors. It combines a rich diversity of musical devices and acoustic instruments to create an authentic and emotional sonic experience. The band describes it as a lovely summer lullaby for both kids and adults, a tale of a delightful day spent with loved ones.
Black River Ghost's unique blend of influences has given them a distinctive musical fingerprint, defining their musical identity. This sets them apart in the current music landscape, establishing them as one of the most prominent folk bands of today.
mUmbo, the London-based alternative rock band, has recently released their 7th single, 'Red Balloons.' With a distinct Indie-Folk vibe, mUmbo's music is making waves in the industry with its unique and authentic sound that sets them appart from the actual music panorama.
'Red Balloons' is unlike anything you've heard before; the combination of different musical elements creates a vivid landscape thanks to the use of acoustic instruments that give it an organic essence. It also conveys a message of hope in the face of adversity. The lyrics touch on the struggles artists often face, urging listeners to hold on to optimism, symbolized by those iconic red balloons.
Comprising Dug McGowan (guitar and bass), Antonio Dale (drums/percussion), and Emma Semple (vocals/viola/violin), mUmbo has been on a creative streak since the start of 2022. This latest single marks their third release this year and demonstrates their commitment to creating captivating tracks that will immerse their listeners in a deep and immersive experience.
The song is accompanied by a majestic music video created by filmmaker Kelli Watson, shot in Hertfordshire, England. Inspired by Maya Deren's 'Meshes of the Afternoon,' the video complements the track's dreamlike and surreal vibes with its black and white tint, making the experience even more emotional. mUmbo's 'Red Balloons' is a must-listen, carrying a powerful message of hope and resilience. It's another step in their journey to becoming a defining force in the alternative rock scene.
Like A Phoenix From A Fire
John Goldtrust, a talented independent musician, singer, and songwriter hailing from Oxford, United Kingdom, has just released his latest masterpiece titled 'Like a Phoenix from the Fire.' This song, officially released on September 19, 2023, marks his fifth addition to his musical repertoire and offers a rich auditory experience by incorporating diverse musical elements and acoustic instruments, creating an organic and vivid sound. Drawing inspiration from various genres such as folk music, folk pop, and acoustic rock, John Goldtrust's ability to blend these influences results in an authentic musical landscape that defines his unique musical fingerprint, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of music enthusiasts and listeners. With 'Like a Phoenix from the Fire,' he continues to captivate audiences, showcasing his evolution as an artist and promising a memorable addition to his growing musical legacy.
Where Are We Running
Evelí Ray, a talented Spanish Singer and composer unveils her latest masterpiece titled “Where Are We Running”. This song talks about something we all can relate to – our hectic lives and the sense of emptiness pervading our cities. The artist explains: “We run from one place to the other, phone in our hands, more disconnected from ourselves and each other than ever. It's a wake-up call to slow down and find meaning in little things that makes a huge difference”.
Evelí, in collaboration with accomplished musicians from Spain and various Latin American countries, creates a rich mixture of folk and pop music, fusing ethnic and acoustic instruments to craft an authentic sonic landscape that evokes the spirit of Iberian, nordic and Latin American cultures.
A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody
Victor V. Gurbo, a talented singer and songwriter, presents his reimagined version of Irving Berlin's timeless classic, "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody." Originally composed in 1919 and made famous as the theme song of the "Ziegfeld Follies," this song has recently entered the public domain. Gurbo's reinterpretation, created for WNYC's Public Song Project in March 2023, takes a unique approach to this beloved classic.
In his rendition, Gurbo explores the darker side of this often upbeat and major-key song. He presents it in a minor key, giving it a haunting quality. Accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Mark Caserta on bass and resonator guitar, as well as country singer Kathryn Lewis on vocals, Gurbo's version brings a fresh perspective to the song.
To maintain the original recording quality of the source material, the song was recorded using repurposed antique radios obtained from Redeemer Electric Labs. These converted radios, both amplifiers and microphones, contributed significantly to the unique tone of the recording.
Suburban Bicycle Gang," an electrifying folk-rock band hailing from Cambridge, Canada, is here to delight us with their latest promotional single, "Lake Scugog," from their recently released album, "In The Cosmos," which originally premiered on May 26, 2023.
Comprised of three talented and experienced musicians, this band offers a rich musical experimentation by blending their creativity into an iconic sonic landscape drawing inspiration from a diverse range of genres, including Alternative Rock and Power Pop, while maintaining a distinctive essence reminiscent of Folk Music.
By incorporating numerous acoustic instruments into their mix, such as the Mandolin, Guitar, Bass, and acoustic percussion, and combining them with a psychedelic aesthetic, "Lake Scugog" will take listeners on a captivating musical journey that provides a completely immersive experience from beginning to end.
This song was originally composed by Jerry Grey (aka Gang Leader), and it immediately caught the attention of his bandmates, prompting them to include it as part of this album. It stands as the second track of this lengthy masterpiece. Through the use of reverberation and delay effects, they have managed to craft a unique sound that is noticeable from the first few seconds, defining their musical identity and setting them apart from what we are accustomed to hearing. We invite our community members not only to enjoy this track but also to listen to the entire album "In The Cosmos", which is definitely worth your time.
Live It All
Luna Keller, the talented folk singer, once again joins forces with 'Clouds and Thorns' to present their latest masterpiece, 'Live it All.' Following the successful release of 'Best Days' this summer, 'Live It All' is Luna Keller's most recent project. Officially launched on September 29, 2023, this collaborative effort between these two talented artists offers a thought-provoking auditory experience. It takes listeners on a captivating journey through the complexities of life, embracing all its colors. 'Live It All' skillfully weaves darkness and light together, exposing the beauty of life, regardless of the circumstances. This song serves as an invitation to free ourselves from our own chains of expectations and celebrate our existence as human beings.
"SmallTalkJu, a talented independent artist hailing from Atlanta, United States, brings us her latest musical gem titled 'Get Roxie.' More than just a great song, 'Get Roxie' provides an immersive experience where musical elements blend in a remarkable way, crafting an instant oasis of calm and relaxation. Drawing inspiration from genres like R&B, Sound, and Hip-Hop, SmallTalkJu is a unique artist, and this song underscores her authenticity as both a singer and a composer.
"Imagine this: sage smoke swirling, herbs grounding your spirit, sunshine caressing your skin, and the ocean whispering secrets. Experience the ambiance of 'Get Roxie,' an auditory voyage that defies the boundaries of music and reality." - SmallTalkJu
Kapture, your favorite “rising star in the music industry,” with a “voice that exudes sheer badassery in every rap she delivers,” is joining forces with Groovyie, our “captivating storyteller and eyebrow raising lyricist” to bring you their next single, “Residuals.” Produced by Sam J Garfield, “Residuals” drops Sept 8, 2024 and leaves it all on the tables with and unapologetic, sexy assertivness and the confident flair we are beginning to expect from Kapture and her crew. The bubbly syncopation of the percussion and the melodic choices of both vocalists have this Pop-Rap track feeling buoyant and free-flowing. The seamless flip-flopping between Kapture and Groovyie’s raps highlights the serendipitous juxtaposition of their styles with the streamline of their lyrical tendencies. Both with a strong, confident delivery and focused intention, these two remain unique in their tonality and personal artistry, giving you the fierce duo you didn’t know you needed.
Proklaim, a talented hip-hop artist hailing from the vibrant city of Windhoek, Namibia, presents his latest single "Love Highway." Officially released on September 2nd, 2023, this song stands as one of his most standout projects to date. Drawing inspiration from a diverse range of genres such as Boom Bap, Pop, and Rap music, Proklaim provides a captivating journey through his music, leveraging his expertise and talent from his 12 years of trajectory as a musician and composer.
"Love Highway" results in a complete experience, not only from a sonic perspective but also as a thought-provoking exploration of the theme of following our deepest, wild spirit when it comes to intuition, which sometimes aligns with our life's purposes.
In My Dreams (Ft. Austin Atlas)
"Zanne Hanna, a gifted independent singer and songwriter hailing from the vibrant landscapes of Jupiter, FL, is here to delight us with her latest masterpiece titled 'In My Dreams.' This song, officially released on September 22, 2023, is a captivating collaboration with the renowned music producer and multi-instrumentalist Austin Atlas. Together, they fuse their musical influences, drawing inspiration from diverse genres such as dream pop, dance, and electronic music, to craft a rich sonic landscape that will take listeners on a magical and immersive auditory journey.
'In My Dreams' marks Zanne Hanna's fifth release in her musical repertoire, showcasing her evolution as a musician and her unwavering commitment to continue her musical career.
Zanne Hanna shares her inspiration for the song: 'I wrote this song this year after processing my previous toxic relationship of five years. After it ended, I had no idea if I could be myself outside of the relationship. This song is about processing my reality and coming to terms with my past and my experience with OCD.'"
StoneBridge teaming up once again with multi-talented singer, songwriter and actress K Syran, who makes her debut on Stoney Boy Music with the gem that is "Starry Night". The single follows previous collaborations "So In Love With You" and "D.R.A.M.A." and comes in two flavours - the anthemic original version and the raw, peak hour NYC house-tinged StoneBridge Club Re-Rub.
StoneBridge has been busy remixing Jade Starling, Sammy Slade, Reba McEntire, Janet Jackson, Betty Harris to mention a few with regular appearances in the Music Week Club Charts in addition to hosting his two weekly radio shows - StoneBridge BPM Mix on Sirius XM and StoneBridge HKJ - both syndicated worldwide.
As a trained actress at Rada & Guildhall School of Music & Drama K Syran’s musical career knows no bounds - collaborations with Blue, Sugababes, Sebastian Pérez to mention a few. Her single Intimacy was nominated by the United Nations in the UK to be the anthem of international Women’s Day, while her album Dizzy has been nominated for a number of prestigious awards in the US. 2023 she is also coming out with her self produced movie ELLIDA based upon Henrik Ibsen’s famous play, The Lady From The Sea, where she plays lead role, Ellida in addition to her role in UK thriller HOUNDED.
Guide Me Meron
Josh Tepper, a talented musician, songwriter, and composer hailing from New York City, has just unveiled his latest single, titled 'Guide Me Meron.' This song is a remarkable addition to his repertoire, carrying a nostalgic story within its music and lyrics.
From a musical standpoint, 'Guide Me Meron' showcases Josh's skillful blend of diverse musical elements. The song combines soft and slow piano melodies with prominent drum sections, creating a mesmerizing journey that immerses listeners in a state of euphoria, evoking deep emotions and sensations.
“During difficult times we all benefit spiritual guidance . I was going through a personal crisis which was worsened by the recent death of my grandparents who were deeply spiritual people and often told me stories about Mount Meron the center of Kabbalah in Israel. Thousands of people gather there every year on Lag Baomer to connect with the ancient Kabbalists. Sometimes if you close your eyes and open your mind , the wisdom and energy of Meron will fill your soul and guide your
Way”. – Josh Tepper
Get ready to be enchanted by this captivating new collaboration between two titans of pop music! Ossico joins forces with the talented singer and songwriter Carl Kammeyer to take us on a musical journey that is sure to leave you spellbound.
"One" marks Carl Kammeyer's third release in his discography, officially released on August 9, 2023. This song offers a unique perspective on the importance of unity within a family. Drawing inspiration from genres such as dream pop, electronic pop, and indie, 'One' provides an immersive experience that will transport listeners and pop music enthusiasts to a state of tranquility and uplifting sensations
Baaj & Baaj, a talented musician and composer hailing from Cognac, France, is here to delight us today with his latest single titled "Don't Cry." This song adds to his majestic discography, solidifying his position as one of the most remarkable acts in his repertoire to date.
"Don't Cry" showcases the artist's expertise in crafting an uplifting experience that invites the audience to feel the beat and move freely to the rhythm of the music. Its underlying theme imparts a vital life lesson: "Nothing is ever truly lost," and there's always a glimmer of hope even in difficult times.
Known for his unique musical style, Baaj & Baaj skillfully blends elements from various genres, including Indie Pop, Pop Rock, and electronic music. This eclectic fusion combines different influences and artistic devices to craft a vivid sonic landscape that will take listeners on a captivating musical journey from the very beginning. With over 750,000 streams on Spotify, Baaj & Baaj has firmly established his presence on the current music scene, and "Don't Cry" is sure to be the next summer hit.