Adam Lanceley Returns with ‘Back To The Sunshine’ EP

After being involved in a horrific car crash during his childhood, Adam Lanceley was told he would not walk or talk again. However, he proved the Doctors wrong, showing unprecedented levels of grit and determination to make a full recovery and even run the London Marathon for the Brain and Spine Foundation. As well as this, Adam has forged himself a career in music, recording 5 albums and releasing the new EP, ‘Back To The Sunshine’ on 7th April.

At the time of his accident, not a lot of research had been done into the treatment of brain and spinal injuries, so Adam knows first-hand how traumatic the recovery process can be when the expertise is simply not available.

The Brain and Spine foundation was also in its formative stages when Adam sustained his injuries, but now he is donating all proceeds from sales of the EP to the charity. He says: ‘I know it is a charity well worth supporting so that the trauma is reduced for future sufferers and I am committed to trying to help as much as I can’.

With his new EP, Back To The Sunshine, Adam has been keen to experiment with new production methods and instrumentation whilst still maintaining his signature style. Whilst Adam has been compared to the likes of Lou Reed, Nick Cave and Johnny Cash, he takes inspiration from a wide range of artists including R.E.M, Roy Orbison and most significantly, The Beach Boys. As a result, Adam creates a genre-bending blend of music that evokes a definitive sunny, West Coast vibe.

On a songwriting level, a mix of factors help Adam form the ideas for his songs, but recently he has been looking to his past for inspiration. Locations from Adam’s childhood, in particular, have sparked ideas for him and he has turned these memories into introspective pieces of music that create a mystical grandeur of the power of reminiscing.

 

Links:

https://play.spotify.com/artist/0UFbDrAYa0cnAp41cQnyNb

https://twitter.com/AdamLanceley

https://www.facebook.com/adamlanceleymusic/?fref=ts

https://soundcloud.com/adam-129087330

http://www.brainandspine.org.uk/adams-story

‘Devil Ina Blue Dress’ from Dexman

‘Devil Ina Blue Dress’ is the latest genre-bending single from south London based Dexter Sampson, otherwise known as Dexman. Drawing on African influences, Dexman gives us an infectious blend of rap, hip-hop and afrorap which he is beginning to pioneer as an artist. The new single also features the talents of fellow rapper, J Wanza.

As part of the Leftwing movement, there is strong ethos behind the music that Dexman is creating which can heard in other releases such as ‘Mama Don’t Cry’, ‘Never See Us Gunnin’ and ‘Lean On Me’.

Although Dexman may be placed mainly within the box of rap/hip-hop, he has been known to cross into a number of other genres including reggaeton, drill, house and R&B. His evident wide range of influences only goes to prove that Dexman is a master in picking the best elements from any style to augment his own music.

Dexman also has been given invaluable information on the music industry from Corey Johnson, one of the most influential figures within the urban industry, looking after acts such as Nasty Crew, Lady Fury, Maxsta, 15 Family and Blade Brown and more recently being very closely linked with Drake ft Kyla’s huge hit One Dance. From this, it would seem that Dexman is equipped to go far with his music.

Devil Ina Blue Dress has received a brilliant response and after being featured on Link Up TV and Hackney’s Finest, the video received over 40,000 views on the platforms in under a week.

Not shy to the stage, Dexman has performed at both the O2 and Water Margin, alongside other Leftwing movement members, with great reviews, and this has encouraged Dexman to further his career musically.

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‘Home’ by James Kennedy

Talented singer-songwriter, James Kennedy, has been on a long road in the world of music but now he is releasing possibly his finest piece of work with his new album, ‘Home’.

James used to be the face of Welsh hard-rock band, Kyshera, who found success touring all over Europe. However, it was this difficult lifestyle that caused James to suffer from depression and the outcome of that was ‘Home’. Evidently, from the album’s title, there was a yearning to return to one’s roots and this is exhibited across the record.

James took a bit of time out from music after touring with Kyshera, but it was this that actually brought him back to his passion of songwriting. His bouts of depression fueled his inspiration and within just a few months, James had written, recorded and mastered ‘Home’. This period of time proved to be highly therapeutic for James, allowing him to gain release through his talents.

At a young age, James became a particularly proficient self-learner and he applied these skills to learning guitar, bass, piano and vocals. He then moved on to the Welsh College of Music and Drama where he developed his craft, before going on to form his own label, Konic Records.

James’ album isn’t out until March 31st, but you can listen to some of his previous tracks here on SoundCloud:

www.jameskennedystuff.com

www.instagram.com/JamesKennedyUK

www.youtube.com/user/jameskennedystuff

www.twitter.com/JamesKennedyUK

https://soundcloud.com/jameskennedyuk

www.facebook.com/JamesKennedyUK

Tsunami Section explore the theme of karma in addictive ‘Keep My Spinning Wheel’

Exploring the theme of karma, Tsunami Section release their debut single ‘Keep My Spinning Wheel’. The uplifting pop duo consists of Anna Chiara and Felicia Singson who have gigged in over 100 venues all over the world. In the past Chiara released a solo LP, whereby she worked with London producer David Ezra, but she has returned to work with Singson for this addictive single.

‘Keep My Spinning Wheel’ has danceable grooves, a retro melody and catchy chorus, making it the most infectious single. The track explores the idea that whatever life throws at you there will always be another chance, escaping the negative connotations attached to the theme of karma.

Watch the music video to ‘Keep My Spinning Wheel’ here:

 

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Watch the music video to ‘Keep My Spinning Wheel’ here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCRkzFtjF9g

 

With danceable grooves, a retro chorus and catchy chorus, the addictive ‘Keep My Spinning Wheel’ was written by Oliver Fell-Holden. Exploring the idea thatXthe uplifting single escapes the negative connotations attached to the theme of karma.

 

The duo have toured and gigged in over 100 venues, performing in locations such as Mizoram, Delhi and Gugaon. In the past Chiara released a solo LP where she worked with London producer David Ezra.

 

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Track Review: ‘Give Me Dynamite’ by Ginny Vee

Hailing from Italy, the vocally-gifted Ginny Vee has dropped her super-catchy dance-pop anthem, ‘Give Me Dynamite’, which is sure to get anyone off their seat and on to the dance floor.

After Ginny’s talents were picked up by producer, Christian De Walden, in L.A, he introduced to the guys at Mind The Floor Records and the rest is history! Together, they have created an insanely addictive dance track infused with killer pop hooks.

The track opens with Vee’s clean vocals over the top of a simple beat which develops and builds, before dropping into the chorus lines with the accompaniment of an amazing euro-house keys section.

With memorable lyrics as well, it’s the kind of track that everyone will be singing along to wherever it’s played; whether that be in a club, at a beach party or just through your own headphones!

Whilst there is a high production value to ‘Give Me Dynamite’ with some unique sounding synths and sound effects, the track is careful not to overshadow Vee’s beautiful vocals which provide the centre piece for the song.

The single has a definitive Northern European house sound, with a feel-good factor that will take you back to sunny days of past. It’s exactly what everyone needs on these cold January nights!  The upbeat single was arranged by Steve Manovski (co-producer and co-writer of Sigala’s hit single ‘Give Me Your Love’). It was recently taken to the Amsterdam Dance Event where it was quickly snapped up by Disco:Wax (Sony).

So overall, if you’re looking for something a little more upbeat to raise those spirits before summer gets here, definitely check out ‘Give me Dynamite’- you’ll be singing it for days!

Find out more on Ginny Vee here:

www.ginnyvee.com

https://www.facebook.com/ginnyveeofficial/

https://soundcloud.com/ginnyvee

https://twitter.com/GinnyVeeMusic

https://www.youtube.com/user/ginnyveeofficial

https://www.instagram.com/ginnyveemusic

Rosie O’Sullivan’s New Soul Infused Album

Having got to the brink of fame on Britain’s Got Talent, Rosie O’Sullivan has returned with some of her best material yet as she aims to reach to the top.

Gaining influences from her family and relationships, Rosie has found that her own experiences make the best material for inspiring her songs. The album is based around relationships and encounters from the past few years but the track ‘No One’ follows the story of true love between Rosie’s mum and dad that she is lucky to see every day.

Brought up with the rousing sounds of Motown, soul and the vibrant style of the sixties, Rosie immersed herself in the unique energy of the music, which has naturally lingered into her own. By the age of eleven Rosie could play both the piano and saxophone and continued to blossom as an artist. She began singing alongside The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain in the 2011 and 2012 BBC Proms and then gained a Bachelor of Music Performance Degree at the London College of Music.

You can find out more about Rosie and check out some of her music here:

Links:

https://soundcloud.com/rosie-osullivan

https://www.facebook.com/rosieosullivanmusic

https://twitter.com/rosieosullivan

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAh8bWfq9q0o2n4L5gnIiCw

www.rosieosullivan.co.uk

www.instagram.com/rosieosullivan

‘Twist Your Arm’- Ten Fe

British electronic duo, Ten Fé have been building hype for a while now and have been tipped as ones to watch for 2017. Now they are back with their latest single, ‘Twist Your Arm’.

There’s some blues-like-slide guitar sounds in there which fit unexpectedly, yet beautifully with a base of electro-rock-pop, but what is most clear is the quality production values the heart of the track.

Ten Fé have been compared to Primal Scream and I don’t think there’s anyone who wouldn’t want a modern day version of them, right?

Check them out!

‘The Wayfarer’ by Glenn Harrold

If you’ve heard of Glenn Harrold the hypnotherapist and multi-million selling self-help author, then you’re looking at the same man! Glenn has changed direction somewhat, bringing his secondary passion of music to the forefront of his career, releasing ‘The Wayfarer’, alongside Dean Rhymes.

Obviously a man of many talents, Harrold’s music is inspired by many of the topics that he deals with everyday  in his career as a hypnotherapist. However, for ‘The Wayfarer’, Glenn has adapted the story of the Peace Pilgrim who spent many years of her life walking across America, all for the hope of world peace. Rather than the conventional life experiences and tales of love that so many use as their main inspiration for their music, it is refreshing to see an artist branching out and adapting true stories of others as material instead.

‘The Wayfarer’ marries gentle acoustic guitar with the resonant and pure voice of Dean Rhymes whose vocals perfectly express the emotion behind the story of the Peace Pilgrim.

Glenn’s hypnosis and meditation downloads and Apps have sold over 7 million copies worldwide and are perennial best sellers on Amazon, iTunes, the App Store, Google Play and elsewhere. Glenn has also written 7 books, which have been published by major publishers Orion in the UK and Europe and McGraw Hill in the US.

Links:

https://www.facebook.com/glennharrold.fanpage/

https://www.youtube.com/user/doctorofthemind

https://twitter.com/GlennHarrold

http://www.glennharrold.com/

https://www.instagram.com/glenn_harrold/

 

Marilyn Carino’s Unique Brand of Electro Synth-Pop

Brooklyn native, Marilyn Carino, is a supremely talented musician and songwriter making waves in alternative circles with her new album, Leaves, Sadness, Science.

Her latest record, which also features the talents of R.E.M bassist, Mike Mills, employs a wide range of elements from Electronic, Hip-hop and even Soul, displaying her smorgasbord of influences, as well as her versatility as a musician.

Carino recorded her first album at Neil Young’s studio with Crazy Horse bassist Billy Talbot acting as producer. She then flew to London on a one-way ticket and stayed for a year working as an engineer in reggae recording studios. Upon returning to the U.S. she co-founded the vintage electronic group Mudville, producing three critically acclaimed albums and wrote lyrics for the great producers Sly and Robbie (Grace Jones, Simply Red). Mudville’s song ‘Wicked’ even won the 2008 Independent Music Award for Best Song. She recorded and produced her first solo album ‘Little Genius’ in 2011, and recently contributed vocals and lyrics to the Words Hurt indie hip-hop collective’s ‘Fuck That Pretty Boy Shit’, featuring Samuel T. Herring, vocalist of Future Islands.

As is evident, Marilyn has worked with some of the best in the business and this is reflected in her latest work, including the single, ‘When The Innocents Go To War’ which exhibits deep synth lines and haunting vocals which make for a potent combination.

Links:

https://www.facebook.com/marilyncarinomusic

https://www.twitter.com/marilyncarino

https://www.youtube.com/marilyncarino

http://www.marilyncarino.com

‘You Show Me Yours At Xmas’ – The Senti-Mentals

Paul Eccentric and John Dobinson are the minds behind the musical-steering wheel of The Senti-Mentals and they putting their stamp on the Christmas song marketplace with their cheeky festive number, ‘You Show Me Yours At Xmas’.

The pair have joined forces, creating a 50s style doo-wop duo with influences from ska and rock-pop too; it’s a potent combination.

‘You Show Me Yours At Xmas’ is intended to be an amusing Christmas party singalong based on “that one guy from accounts who assumes that every lady in the office wants to go home with him but he couldn’t be further from the truth.” The humorous track mixed by Pete Hammond was originally about the ridiculousness of the ‘chatting up’ process, but soon became an entirely different beast with a comedic edge.

Perhaps the best thing about the single from the Senti- Mentals is how they are diverging from the Christmas song cliche that we are so familiar with. Instead, with ‘You Show Me Yours At Xmas’, we are presented with an alternative that’s a little bit risque, but also hilarious (see the video) – what more could you want?

Links:

http://www.senti-mentals.co.uk

http://pauleccentric.co.uk/the-senti-mentals/

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