Defiantly catchy, well-produced, somewhat nostalgic in style but fresh enough melodically and conceptually to give it a definite air of contemporary swagger.
Canada’s Tanya Ryan has crafted a pop-rock classic for this release – a song with a deeply personal core that reaches out in a bold and profound manner.
When the song’s hook hits it initially feels like a Fleetwood Mac moment, later tipping its hat to the songwriting style of The Cranberries – the warmth of this sudden arena of instrumental layers, the rise up to these passionate vocals, this melody.
There’s heartache, struggle & disaster at the core of the writing. Still the music has a sense of optimism – a joyful acceptance of sadness, a groove, that suggests things will continue regardless; at least for now.
Continuing to outwardly revel in the joy of songwriting and composition, Gliffo creates waves once more with his third original single.
The accompanying visuals suit the changing mood of the track perfectly well – these colors being thrown around at the blank white canvas of a wall seems to pair up beautifully with the inner conflict and honest expression at the heart of the song.
Celebrating the power of collaboration, the strength of more minds than one, working in unison – Hooyoosay introduces an elusive and ever-changing group of musicians with a shared passion for creativity.
Prior to a live set at the renowned Sail Across The Sun, artist and songwriter Sedona launches her brand new EP Middle Of The Night – a folk-pop classic with some brilliant contemporary songwriting.
Headphones on, volume up – the whole thing works its magic with intimacy and realness in an upfront, fairly addictive manner.
It’s a tremendous, accomplished slice of nostalgia-drenched songwriting that puts a big smile on my face.
Following the release of a string of original tracks, each one building further on the impressive streaming numbers of the last, we caught an interview with producer and artist Sherman de Vries to find out more about his journey so far. Here’s the conversation in full. * * * Hi Sherman, thanks for the interview! … Continued
An acoustic strum, an arrangement of voices, that raw, unedited presentation – you know the sound, and you trust it to offer something real; refreshing.