Keeping classic rock and roll alive and kicking in every possible way, KAATO pour through with insanely powerful and stylish vocals, infectious guitar riffs, well-placed distorted, manic drums, and – perhaps most importantly – immensely addictive, energizing songwriting.
There’s a subtle sense of rising energy – the lyrics, the very concept and title of the song, and the consistent movement musically throughout, all helps this calmness evolve into an incredibly uplifting mood.
Doc Jazz offers up the perfect remedy to a world in turmoil with this smooth and soulful new song. Closer To Me presents a calming, classic jazz ambiance and a romantic sense of togetherness as it gently pours through.
A Better Tomorrow speaks on overcoming adversity, climbing upward through struggle and holding tight to optimism and positivity. Everything about the soundscape and the lyrics, the performances, pushes in favour of this underlying sentiment.
Trey Curling tells the story of the indie artist striving for success throughout his music. This latest single encapsulates that struggle, that journey, and introduces him in a manner that presents a definite sense of identity and impressive levels of dedication and confidence.
An awesome gear change towards the half-way mark gives the song a real emotional edge – Dalton’s vocals and the surrounding instrumentation pour through with sudden grit and genuine passion, quickly recapturing any wandering minds and firmly reinforcing the evolving stages of the story.
Tohi’s single OUT THE BOX creatively brings together the anthem-like rhythm and hook-style of a contemporary hip hop hit, with a notably world-inspired and somewhat tribal backdrop.
An unexpectedly addictive new song that’s easily a personal favourite for the year so far. Fusing somewhat theatrical, haunting musical building blocks, with a classic soft-rock aura, and an indie vocal that leans towards the poetry and passion of soul, the whole thing feels familiar yet unusual.
Despite the personal nature of the story-line – there’s plenty to connect with; it feels perfectly designed to motivate and energize, to remind any listener that things can and will happen if you keep looking ahead and keep working towards it.
Daniel Angelus returns this year with yet another fully introspective, creative project. Act 1 offers further insight and a musically impressive leap forwards in terms of melodic progression, instrumental set-up, and lyricism.
An open and loyal dedication to one of the world’s most well-loved plants, All This Time encapsulates a love for marijuana in everything from the lyrics to the accompanying video.
There’s a certain quality that occasionally emerges in a rock vocal where the artist genuinely and thoroughly submits to the performance – bidding farewell to concerns or audience reception, diving head-first into the moment and letting it guide the sound of their voice with whatever levels of passion and intensity the song in hand draws from them. This was the first thing to strike me about the sound of The Infection.