New Track: Pedestal – Autumnmusic

songwriter AUTUMNMUSIC  AKA Rosi Croom revealed the impassioned lead track ‘Pedestal’, from her debut EP ‘Dreams&Fears’.

Kicking off with buoyant synth bass and Croom’s assertive vocals, ‘Pedestal’ is a minimal tale of sudden attraction and desire for human touch. As the track develops, her ethereal vocals soar above the enchanting production – embroiled in both anguish and desire. Inspired by Odysseus’ perilous maritime journey, ‘Pedestal’ begins the musical lovelorn voyage destined to end in emotional turmoil.

The debut EP sees Rosi put aside her usual themes of feminism, politics and mental health, to create a deeply personal body of work, taking listeners on a journey of sensuality, lust, loss and violence. These rich narratives are further brought to life on stage using a loop station and live sampling, weaving her stories and their accompanying motifs into a complex tapestry.

Behind the scenes Rosi has established herself as a formidable artistic talent, gaining a sync with Harvey Nichols and collaborating with American music producer Mark Endert, whose impressive discography has seen him work on Madonna’s Grammy Award winning album ‘Ray of Light’, as well as collaborating on numerous projects with Maroon 5, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus. Most recently, Rosi has worked as a choral arranger for Stu Larsen and American singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop, continuously diversifying her musical career. Choosing to create under the alias Autumnmusic, the elusive project explores the depths of the human heart and psyche through deep poetic craftsmanship – winning her 4 awards at The UK Song Writing Contest and support from Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music.

AUTUMNMUSIC reveals ‘Dreams&Fears’ at her EP launch show on 8th May at Servant Jazz Quarters in London, where she’s set to display her innate penchant for vivid storytelling in an intimate environment.

Hit the play button on ‘Pesdestal.’

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New Track: Easy For You – Sleeping Lion

Consisting of Nate Flaks and Noah Longworth McGuire, SLEEPING LION unveiled their latest offering, ‘Easy For You’, which follows the release of their 2017 hit, ‘Stop It’ (released via Majestic Casual Records).

SLEEPING LION’s previous releases earned praise from outlets like HillyDilly​, Indie Shuffle​ and The Line of Best Fit, features on Spotify’s Chill Vibes and Electronic Vibes playlists, as well as recent opening slots for acts including Vesperteen, Transviolet and Brasstracks.

‘Easy For You’ is about forward momentum transitioning from remorse to the indignant self-acceptance that marks the conclusion of a break up. In order to shake free of a frustrating split, the duo left Boston to relocate to Los Angeles and returned to a simpler way of songwriting to draw from a previously neglected raw folkiness. Most of their 2016 debut EP, Patient Creature, had been written over Skype, with Flaks in New York and McGuire in Rome​. Creating together gave their music a sense of movement that had only been hinted at before​. SLEEPING LION is ready for the next chapter and to take the world by storm in 2018.​..have a listen.

New Track: Overload – Violeta Skya

Following her appearance with single ‘Kiss Me’, which is ranked at #8 on NEW LEASE MUSIC’s Top Ten Songs of 2017 list, VIOLETA SKYA returns with the first release of the year entitled ‘Overload’.

Over an edgy dance drive, the Lithuanian singer/songwriter explores the ups and downs of a relationship…and out of nowhere, drops a rather glamorous rap, which is a big surprise!

‘Overload’ is the first single from Violeta’s forthcoming EP, set for release at the end of the year/early 2019.

For now, check out this pretty cool video for the single.

New Track: How It Feels – Makk Mikkael

After dominating the limelight on NEW LEASE MUSIC earlier this year with single ‘Jungle’, MAKK MIKKAEL is back with her brand new single entitled ‘How It Feels,’

Feeling somewhat lighter than her previous melancholic offering, thanks to the layered electronic overtones, Mikkael penned the bitter-sweet number during her time in LA while going through the various dark stages of a relationship.

At the age of 19, you may think that this Canadian singer/songwriter has just slip onto the radar. Mikkael released a country album under the name Mackenzie Rose – at the age of 14 – and has worked with Felix Snow and producer JordanXL (Mike Posner).

Now entering a new chapter of her journey, MAKK MIKKAEL is striving to create change in the lives of others, experimenting and perfecting her craft with contrasting sounds that’s heavenly pure yet jarringly dense.

‘How It Feels’ is now available on all major download sites…check out the epic single…

New Music Video: Letter Back – K Koke

Alongside the release of his 6 track EP ‘FFF PRISON’, which went straight in to the iTunes Hip-Hop chart at number one, K KOKE has dropped a new music video entitled ‘Letter Back.’

His EP takes us through a riveting journey of his time in prison, through his lyrics each song is trickled with a strong sense of self-realisation not just musically, but also personally. It is such a well-articulated account of the frustrations he feels as a man wrongly accused and having to face hard time. This EP takes it up a notch and takes a hard look at life from an inmate’s perspective and the effect it has on his family.

The harsh and restricting life of an inmate is really explored in this music video. ‘Letter Back’, as the name suggests, is a letter from a frustrated father to his family while he is in prison and missing all the core moment that make a dad, a dad. This video really tugs at the emotional heartstrings as it brings to life the inability for a man to see his child grow up. With visuals by Kye Taliana, the video has almost clocked 100,000 views in the few days since its release.

Featuring UK favourites Maverick Sabre, Dappy, Big French and Angel across the EP, to date FFF Prison has taken the Rap scene by storm. Charlie Sloth awarded ‘Letter Back’ with a prestigious record of the week across Radio 1. Now with the release available across all outlets and performing at the top of its genre, it’s clear to see K KOKE still has a compelling influence on the UK Rap game.

Check out the video for ‘Letter Back’.