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.
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.
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.
Ben Bailey" is a talented musical duo composed of lifelong friends Ben Bailey and Tyler Coles. Together, they have harnessed their talents and artistic influences to create an exciting musical project. Drawing inspiration from acoustic music, folk, and country, their distinctive sound offers a unique fusion of genres interpreted in an authentic and original way.
Their latest release, "Vienna," is part of their album "Canyon Songs" and represents a reimagining of the original song by Billy Joel. This reinterpretation, along with the other tracks featured in the album, offers a fresh perspective on the rock music scene of the 70s and 80s. It invites not only music enthusiasts of that era but also new generations to experience this classic music from a novel and refreshing vantage point
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.
Govorukha, an independent singer-songwritter born in Russia and now making his home in Prague, Czech Republic, stands as a multi-talented musician and composer who handles every aspect of his music, from writing and recording to mixing and mastering, all within the confines of his one-bedroom apartment.
His latest release, "Scissors," is a captivating musical journey that masterfully blends acoustic and electric guitars, cajon, violin, and piano. This song transcends genres, offering listeners an emotional experience like no other. At its core, "Scissors" carries a universal message of unwavering support and acceptance for a friend, free from judgment.
Take Me To Your Train
Pablo Lavins, an independent artist from the city of Frutillar, Chile, presents his new song "Take me to your train" the first single from his latest studio work titled "Anxiety Relief," which focuses on his internal world and the journey that represents the constant oscillation between different human emotions. The album features a much more complete instrumentation compared to his previous release, thanks to the inclusion of musical instruments such as drums, electric guitar, bass, and piano, in addition to classical string instruments like cello and violin present in his previous work album "Old New Year's Drinks."
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.'"
"'be kind' Musically speaking, it's heavily inspired by 90s rock and contemporary music that pulls from that era (Alvvays, George Clanton, etc). As far as theme goes, it's our farewell to the people we never got a chance to get closure with. "be kind" is our first track to come out since we dropped our EP Garden in June, and it serves as a bridge into our next musical chapter. We went back to our DIY roots for this one and did everything (recording, producing, mixing, etc) on our own. Hope you enjoy, and if you do, we'd love to work together". -Wotts
Shades of Neon (Synth Seduction Mix)
E.T. Man, a talented band hailing from the vibrant musical scene of Los Angeles, United States comes to delight us with their latest single titled "Shades of Neon" (Synth Seduction Mix). This song is a remarkable reimagining of their original track, skillfully blending elements from bedroom pop, chillwave, and synthwave genres.
Originally dropped on December 9th, 2023, "Shades of Neon (Synth Seduction Mix)" has quickly gained traction, amassing over 2000 plays on Spotify. This dynamic track takes listeners on a sonic journey, evoking a sense of nostalgia while pushing the boundaries of contemporary music.
E.T. Man's music captures the essence of Los Angeles, infusing their work with the city's diverse and ever-evolving cultural influences. With a penchant for experimentation and a commitment to crafting a signature sound, E.T. Man is a band to watch in the ever-evolving landscape of modern music.
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.
Canadian-based singer-songwriter Chris Caulfield unveils his latest masterpiece, "Lovesick." This song provides a glimpse of what's in store for Chris's musical career, as it is part of his upcoming album titled "Catharsis," set to be released very soon.
With over 10,000 plays on Spotify, Chris Caulfield has built a devoted fan base of listeners and music enthusiasts who have been following his musical journey since its inception in 2021 with the release of his debut song, "Gripped."
Chris's musical style seamlessly blends various genres, combining dark-pop elements with his powerful and authentic rock-inspired vocals. This fusion showcases his unique and well-defined sound, and his latest song "Lovesick" stands as one of the most remarkable pieces of evidence of his talent.
Delivering a compelling exploration of modern relationships and the intricate dynamics of today's dating landscape, Marcus Mackey, a talented singer/songwritter hailing from Los Angeles, California, takes center stage with his latest single, "S.E.L.,” (Someone else’s lover).” With an infectious dance groove intertwined with heartfelt lyrics, this song offers a striking juxtaposition that exemplifies Mackey's musical prowess. Serving as an enthralling introduction to his journey toward stardom, "S.E.L." showcases Mackey's artistry as he navigates the path to recognition in the music industry. "S.E.L." is available now to stream and download worldwide.
“‘Someone Else’s Lover’ takes you on this rollercoaster through today's dating scene – all those crazy layers and complications,” explains Mackey. “I made ‘S.E.L.’ not to solve the problem, but to at least get you dancing through it.” Mackey's inspiration stems from personal experiences, infusing the song's authenticity with vivid emotions. This fusion of danceable pop and poignant heartbreak resonates akin to well-known talents such as Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, and JVKE. Mackey's distinct EDM pop vibe injects a positive perspective into moments of sorrow, culminating in a motivational auditory experience that invites audiences to dance their way through life's challenges.
Solklee is an independent Chilean/Irish singer-songwriter. Her musical influences stem from various alternative rock and indie artists, such as Lana del Rey, Amy Winehouse, and The Cranberries. Her musical style is characterized by profound lyrics and a unique voice that resonates with her audience. Currently, Solklee is working on her debut studio album titled "Fake God," set to be released in 2023, which promises to be a reflection of her creativity and personal style. In this third single titled "Jesus Say," she delights us with her vocal mastery in a piece that stands out from the rest due to its more Pop Rock-oriented sound.
Rules Are Made to Be Broken
Amelie Blake is a UK based singer-songwriter. With a string of Hollywood movie trailers under her belt, Amelie's songs have been featured in Breathe, My Days of Mercy, Netflix, Sky, BBC, ITV and many others. She's worked with various major music publishers including BMG, providing music for sync and advertising, tv and radio.
Supporting the likes of Rudimental and performing on BBC radio stations, Amelie has gained a wealth of musical influences carving out her own signature sound. Blending elements of pop, soul, and alternative music. Her layered vocal harmonies, and thought provoking lyrics are standout features in her music, with her voice being compared to liquid gold.