Song of the Day: No Show – Amy Lilley

South African singer-songwriter, chef, queer activist and venue owner AMY LILLEY is the exciting new talent set to take the music world by storm. Releasing her debut single ‘Formidable’ in July, which amassed an impressive 250,000+ streams in just over a month, Amy Lilley follows up with single, ‘No Show’, out now on Platoon.

Highlighting Amy’s versatility and passionate approach to creating breath-taking soundscapes, with its mesmeric, R&B undertones, coupled with her confident and powerful, yet tender lyricism, ‘No Show’ was a perfect taster for her debut EP ‘She’.

Out now on Platoon, the five-track EP, encapsulates the journey back to her strongest sense of self, which is abundantly evident in the debut single ‘Formidable’ – a track that juxtaposes hope and hardship in the face of depression, self-sabotage, pain and prejudice.

Check out the video for ‘No Show’ below…

Marina Massanova Releases New Single, Dank’o’holic

Ukrainian genre-fluid punk rap queen MARINA MASSANOVA‘s heavy-hitter, ‘Dank’o’holic’, is the perfect anthem for anybody who likes a good drink. Touching on subjects like partying and alcoholism, the single is inspired by alcohol addiction.

She wrote the song after her friend said she should stop writing songs about love. Being a bit of a boozer she instead suggested she wrote some music about being passed out on the floor drunk out of her mind. The song is the perfect recollection of a drunk woman having a great time. She took all the best memories of partying and brought in rapper Chris Jenkins to write the song together. The infectious beat perfectly captures the vibe of the track, giving the feel of a drunk person trying to play guitar over loose, heavy-hitting rhythms.

Marina is currently working on her first full-length album which will showcase her new found punk rap style.

Watch the video for ‘Dank’o’holic’. The production was all taken in one intimate shot, baring Marina’s soul as she goes wild in the music studio.

 

 

Andria Piperni Is Reaching ‘Above The Clouds’ With Brand New Single

From time to time, we all have those little voices in our heads stopping us from reaching our maximum dreams and desires. It may be human nature to protect ourselves from ‘failure’, but giving in to fear will only stop us from what we are truly capable of.

Canadian singer/songwriter, ANDRIA PIPERNI‘s smooth soulful R&B effort, ‘Above The Clouds’ is a firm reminder to ourselves – and the singer – that, no matter how hard things may appear to be, pushing through fear and taking that leap of faith, will you make you feel a million times better.

Have a listen to ‘Above The Clouds’ below…

VOXXEN Shares New Single, ‘Salt’

Ronny Pi has been writing music since the nineties, both for bands and his solo projects. Over the last couple of years, the Norwegian musician has been working under the moniker VOXXEN, which sees him delves into the realms of Indierock, indiepop and indietronica.

His latest single, ‘Salt’ presents hybrid sounds, somewhere between electro rock and indietronica…have a listen below and see what you think.

Ronny will be releasing a string of singles this Autumn, concluding with the release an album later this year.

Song of the Day: Been So – Raé! (ft. D’iyi)

Following the release of ‘Miscreants FM’ a – seven track collab mixtape with D’iyi – RAE! circles back and teams up once again with D’iyi for Afro trap lo-fi single ‘Been So,’ which chronicles his quest to win back the heart of his ex-lover…will he win her back?

Well find out in the accompanied video, directed by Rugged NRA production. ‘Been So’ will appear on his upcoming project.