Tag: songwriter

Interviews

Getting To Know Artist And Activist, Urban Persevere

Raised on the Southeast side of Chicago, Urban grew up surrounded by drug addiction and poverty. Although his stepfather was an active parent, his mother struggled to provide an acceptable home for him and his siblings. Sadly, when he was only ten years old, DCFS removed him, his two brothers, and his infant sister from the home and placed him in the care of his grandmother. She then cared for Urban and his siblings throughout grade school into high school.

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Nashville’s Maura Streppa Releases Line Dance Official Music Video

November cover artist and rising Nashville star, Maura Streppa, released the highly anticipated music video for her hit song “Line Dance” on Friday. Filmed at the local favorite “Alley Taps” bar in historic Printers Alley, Streppa serves some strong looks and a lot of sass in the video by Wingman […]

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Mark Vogel And Barry Anderson Released Song Honoring Vietnam Memorial

Wall That Heals, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, was the inspiration for creating ‘This Is Their Time.’ We wanted to write something anthemic and uplifting to help tell the story of that memorial and the names etched in it. Releasing a brand new song on Veteran’s Day […]

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Warner Music Group Debuts WMX Artist-Services Division; Launches 535 Million Senior Note Offering

Warner Music Group’s WMG Acquisition Corp. has officially launched a $535 million senior secured note offering. They are doing this with the intention of using the capital to purchase “certain music and music-related assets.” The record label has recently, quietly acquired Moscow’s Zhara Music, the assets of 12Tone Music, and a reported […]

Spotlights

Canadian Folk Rocker, Dany Horovitz, Releases New Single Ahead of Debut Album

Dany Horovitz set to release “Seasons Change” November 19th, another single ahead of his highly anticipated debut album, “Free Times.” Free Times has been years in the making, a debut album that feels more like a greatest hits compilation. It is a carefully curated collection of stories about love, loss, […]

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Tantum Ra Releases Afrobeat & Reggaeton Fusion, “Perfect”

Ravis Mubiangata known by the name Tantum Ra is an up and coming Afrobeat and Reggaeton fusion artist proudly born in Democratic Republic of Congo. He now resides in Oakland, California where he is making waves with his unique style of music.Tantum Ra began with hip hop and trap music but decided […]

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Anson Seabra Releases New EP “Feeling For My Life”

Once again, story-teller extraordinaire Anson Seabra hits his fans right in the heart.  His highly anticipated new EP, “Feeling For My Life” features nine tracks, including previous releases “Keep Your Head Up Princess,” Dominoes,” “Magazines,” and “It’s Raining, It’s Pouring.” Bonus: it also includes the new track “Lucky Charms,” a […]

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Iris Marlowe Releases Love Song Inspired, “Cowboy Chords”

Chicago-based, folk singer Iris Marlowe released the second single from her upcoming album Friday. The artist describes the song as featuring “heartbreak, guitar, harmonica, banjo, and a long-lost love. What more could a heartbroken cowboy need?” Western-inpsired with haunting vocals, “Cowboy Chords” starts with moody string plucks on the banjo […]

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This Day In Music History: Marvin Gaye Sr. Sentenced To Suspended Six-Year Sentence For Killing Son, Singer Marvin Gaye

November 2, 1984- Marvin Gaye Sr. sentenced to a six-year suspended sentence for the killing of his son, singer Marvin Gaye. On the afternoon of April 1, 1984, music legend, Marvin Gaye intervened in a fight between his parents in their Los Angeles family home. He became involved in a […]

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Rising Alt-Pop, Worship Duo Vigil To Release New Single, “Rescue”

What began with two best friends, Josh Wright and Morgan Saulsberry, leading worship together has evolved into a powerful, up-and-coming force in the modern worship movement that debuted in September of 2020. Originating in the Dallas suburb of Lewisville, Texas, Vigil stretches beautifully outside the box with their music described […]

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Up-And-Coming Artist, Wize Kaizz, Overcomes Cancer And Restarts Music Career

After being diagnosed with an agressive form of cancer, artist Wize Kaizz, made the transition from musician to rapper. Hailing from Dearborn, IN, Kaizz’s love of music began in elementary school when he joined the band. Switching from woodwinds to percussion, he set out to learn as many instruments as […]

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Country Star On The Rise: Savannah Rae Releases New Single “Pushing Up Daisies”

Breakout star and Texas native, Savannah Rae, fuses Tejano and Country music in her new single, “Pushing Up Daisies. The Spanish/English track starts out softly as an ode to Tejano with swirling accordion sounds and carefully placed guitar notes that lead into the catchy, driving drum beat that carries the […]

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Jake Cochran And Patrick Morris Collaborate, Set To Release Dreamy Single, “Good Dog”

Drummer Jake Cochran of Illiterate Light and Patrick “ Donawa” Morris of The MOBROS have collaborated on a new project, DONAWA, to create something fresh, different, and pleasing to the ears. Coupled with thematic melodies and soft and nuanced vocals with beautiful rhythmic cadence, “Good Dog” highlights the beauty in simplicity. This writer has listened to […]

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South London Indie Phenom, SCARLET, Drops ‘Synthetic Devotion”

With influences of pop, rock, drum and bass and garage, SCARLET brings the good vibes with her latest release “Synthetic Devotion.” Having previously recorded at the infamous Abbey Road, SCARLET now records everything at her home studio in South East London. Creativity runs deep in Southeast London and Scarlet is a […]

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Rewind Review: Michael Wilford, “Rattle My Bones”

Songwriter Michael Wilford’s latest single “Rattle My Bones” does just that. Haunting but lively, this song a masterful follow up to Wilford’s “Scotch”, a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition. The vocals of Sail Cassady carry Michael’s vision of “making friends with the ghosts in your closet” through to swelling […]