Song of the Day: In All Honesty – JJ McGuigan

JJ McGUIGAN caught the attention of radio programmers and music journalists with the first two singles from his EP, Dissociative. ‘Letter’ and ‘Home’ received both critical praise and airplay chart success, reaching the New Music Weekly country chart Top 80, as well as the Top 40 Roots Music Report Americana chart. ‘Letter’ earned McGuigan an Akademia Award for Best Alternative Song in January 2017.

Now, McGuigan returns with his latest single and lyric video for ‘In All Honesty,’ another track on Dissociative. Written by McGuigan and Garrett Crow, the song features vocals from Scott Spriggs.

Have a listen.

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Song of the Day: Into The Gray – Walla

Los Angeles band, WALLA, debuts their new single ‘Into The Gray.’ The band, comprised of Jean Marc Tardieu (Lead Vocals), Ian Charlie (Lead Guitar), Mauricio “Moebeats” Carcamo (Bass Guitar), Alessio Balsemin (Drums); have crafted a unique mix of indie pop infused with soul and a sprinkle of positivity.

‘Into The Gray’ was inspired by the instinctive need for human connection, and despite the differences and backgrounds, coming together to connect and engage can save us from the loneliness of the digital age. Jean Marc’s soulful vocals are at their best on this track, capturing the emotional magnitude of the message with his deep rasp and introspective demeanor.

The quartet’s aim is to create music that promotes escapism, pulling people away from the chaos of today’s world. Their single ‘101’ has almost 30 million plays on Spotify and the band has been featured on Billboard, MTV Buzzworthy, Nylon, and Snapchat.

Released in the summer, their EP ‘Body Language’ is a collection of tracks that encompasses the cultural backgrounds and influences the band makes up with their own diverse backgrounds, from the Caribbean to Italy to Indonesia –  and Los Angeles.

If you haven’t come across WALLA before, well here’s your chance to have the first taste of their EP; have a listen to ‘Into The Gray’:

Song of the Day: Sweden – Vibbar

Making their debut release via MistaJam’s Speakerbox label, the hyper-stylish, creative collective, VIBBAR presents their latest single ‘Sweden’.

An amalgamation of sounds, influences and voices, ‘Sweden’ is the perfect illustration of the fact the group is built on ‘vibes’. Catchy bars flirt with percussion as the melodic instrumental goes on a journey through hazy fade outs before bursting back into its rhythmic life via amped up bass and crystal clear production. Visually the video captures the collectives boundless charisma which is immersed with creative flair.

Upon first encounter of the distinctive group it is quite possible that you may already recognise some of the individuals, as each member have their own talents and profiles covering a diverse selection of creative fields. Skits, Skribz and Jordy provide lyricism via rap, whilst a host of featured singers (inc Joel Baker and Shola Ama) add to the bubbling pot of talents, sounds and style. Poet is a linchpin of the group that adds his prestigious style and flair – as well as bringing his incredibly hard-earned profile from presenting on Copa 90 – the global YouTube football phenomenon

VIBBER’s uncomplicated love for what they do and their changeable talents allow them to morph into any role required for them to continue their own evolution as a collective. To date they have DJ’ed and collaborated with numerous brands and hosted guest appearances on their tracks from Big Narstie, Wiley and JME, plus they host their own weekly show every Monday from 5pm on Radar Radio.

With the release of ‘Sweden’, they are on the brink of even more new conquests…go ahead of check out the bada** video…

New Track: Things You Do – Cherri V

As she gears up to release her long-awaited and highly anticipated debut album, ‘Brown Eyed Soul’ in early 2018, London singer-songwriter CHERRI V has released her brand new single titled ‘Things You Do’, the third single from her forthcoming album, following ‘Without You’ and ‘Leave Me Be’, which have been supported by BBC 1Xtra and MTV Base.

With three critically acclaimed EPs, a UK top 20 single with Lethal Bizzle, successful collaborations with Wiley, Jessie J and Dawn Richard, and millions of views and streams already under her belt, CHERRI V is a revered musician in her own right, and one of the best pure vocalists to come out of the UK, with the likes of The Telegraph, Yahoo Music, MOBO Awards and BET, all singing her praises.

Her new single ‘Things You Do’ is a “fun-loving track about love, attraction and the highs that come with that”. Produced by Joey Sticks, who she worked with on previous single ‘Leave Me Be’, the infectious piano and drums-led offering, with its resounding R&B/Pop sensibilities, showcases CHERRI V’s amazing vocal performance, and her carefree and relatable songwriting…have a listen to her latest masterpiece…not to be pass up!

Song of the Day: Schmoney – Lily Kiing

LILY KIING steps into today’s spotlight with her playful latest single, ‘Schmoney’.

House of Pharaoh’s frequent collaborator oneninenine well represents the Londoner’s mission to elude feminine sensuality and sexuality with her enticing lyrics and exuberant songwriting.

Since beginning her journey into the world of music a year ago, LILY KIING has received an immense amount of support after being listed as one of MOBO’s ‘One To Watch’ and recently  opened up for US artist, J Stash at his UK headline show.

Witness a star on a soaring rise…check out Lily’s sizzling hot production.