Song of the Day: Why Did You – Zacarias

Filipino-Canadian neo-soul singer-songwriter and producer ZACARIAS‘ latest single, ‘Why Did You?’ is a moody ballad about trying to put the pieces of a broken relationship back together.

Unafraid to show his vulnerability on his sleeves, Zacarias’ downtrodden refrains and the track’s meditative pace work like the slow, circling thoughts of heartbreak.

“All of my songs deal with relationships and human interaction,” said Zacarias. “By sharing my own experiences of love and loss, I hope to give people moments to reflect on, feelings to go back to, and maybe inspire some sort of positive change in their lives.”

Getting to the sad core of various matters of the heart, Zacarias’ smooth grooves were born from the dark soul of Daniel Caesar and alternative R&B world of Frank Ocean.

The father of a one-year-old hasn’t let his new role or COVID-19 slow him down, over the past year he’s quietly released 18 singles on SoundCloud, culminating in two separate releases: 2019 debut LP, Manilaman, which hit the No. 1 spot on the CJSW chart; and 2020 EP, ISO, another collection of easy-on-the-ears, head-bobbing slow jams.

Also an emerging producer, Zacarias has collaborated with a number of Alberta artists, and a new project with hip hop act A.Y.E. is currently in the works.

Look for a string of new singles from Zacarias throughout 2020…for now, have a listen to ‘Why Did You?’…

Ffion Rebecca Shares Emotive Single ‘Promises’ Today!

Featuring smooth, honey-soaked vocals from Leicester based soul songstress FFION REBECCA, ‘Promises’ tells a story of betrayal and heartbreak in a stripped-back bluesy soul setting, led by sultry guitar plucks.

Ffion Rebecca has received widespread support from across the Midlands region and beyond for her high energy live shows and intimately relatable, well – crafted songs. Having received numerous plays from BBC 1Xtra’s DJ Target, Ffion is set to garner national attention from well-respected DJ’s around the country with her brand single.

‘Promises’ is out today on various download and streaming sites. Have a listen below…

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Scribes Shares ‘Heart Breaks’ Video

Bristol based hip-hop act THE SCRIBES have dropped their new music video for track ‘Heart Breaks’ Last Wednesday (12th August). Produced by Oxford based beatmaker Astro Snare,’Heart Breaks’, is taken from The Scribes’ latest EP, ‘The Totem Trilogy Part 1’ which is out now on CD/Digital Download/Streaming Services via Quill Equipped Records.

Receiving support from the likes of BBC introducing and BBC 1Xtra, the multi award-winning trio also recently released the single/web video ‘Wash’ in collaboration with beatmaker Don Juvenile which was produced, written, recorded and filmed entirely during lockdown. Check out the video here…but before you head off, check out their video for ‘Heart Breaks’ below…

New artist Alex Frew establishes his arrival with ‘Get Out Alive’ visualiser

Canadian singer-songwriter ALEX FREW announced his debut with his first release, ‘Get Out Alive.’ The young crooner makes his presence loud and clear by showcasing his ability to make each listener relate to the emotions depicted on each verse through his crafted lyricism. Feelings on love lost, emotions still being processed and the uncertainty that comes with navigating each desire, backed by soothing and captivating vocals – Alex Frew’s first release begs you to feel.

Check out the visuals below…

‘Lose Your Heart’ To Dan Marsh’s New Single

Never afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve, New York born/London-based singer-songwriter DAN MARSH unveiled a real soul-tugging track, ‘Lose your Heart’.

A slight side step from his previous releases rooted in R&B, his latest offering possesses an uptempo contemporary vibe. “Lose Your Heart is a story of reflection after heartbreak. When we look back at what we’ve done to hurt a past lover. While finding our faults and learning about the love we lost”, explained Dan.

Have a listen to ‘Lose Your Heart’ below…