New Music Video: Not Perfect – Gena Perala

GENA PERALA unveiled a hazy production for latest single, ‘Not Perfect’, released 19th of July,  as part of a three song EP. Working with long-time producer Chris Gestrin, the two create a haunting sound, enhanced by Perala’s pure yet chilling voice and honest lyrics.

As with her previous videos, Perala has teamed up with incredibly talented dancers to help the convey the prominent messages in her latest offering.

Speaking of her single, the Canadian singer/songwriter explains: “I’m often the person who speaks her mind, who knows who she is and who stands up for what she believes in. I’ve always had a strong voice and while those qualities are encouraged in theory, in practice, not so much. No, I don’t always say it right and yes, I can get emotional, I’m not perfect but my heart is always in the right place.”

‘Not Perfect’ is the third song off the EP, baring the same name, which includes her previously released songs ‘Good Girl’ (2018) and ‘I Will Never Know’ (2019). The three songs tell a story of moving from powerlessness to uncertainty to perseverance.

‘Not Perfect’ is now available on all download/streaming sites…have a sneak of the video below:

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Song of the Day: I Can’t Remember My Name – Snotty Nose Rez Kids (ft. Shanks Sioux)

Following their debut on the blog with single, ‘Creator Made Me An Animal’, SNOOTY NOSE REZ KIDS continue to bring on the aggressive and assertive energy through latest track, ‘I Can’t Remember My Name.’

“I Can’t Remember My Name suggests we are lost and don’t understand our position in this new world, but the lyrics tell the opposite. Instead of being consumed by society, we preserve everything that makes us Indigenous by staying true to ourselves through all the bullshit.” – SNOOTY NOSE REZ KIDS

‘I Can’t Remember My Name’ is from ‘their new album, ‘TRAPLINE’, released last Friday (10th May.)

Check out their video below, directed by Ben Knechtel (Carly Rae Jepsen).

New Music Video: Hiding Away – Stephanie Sounds

STEPHANIE SOUNDS unveils the music video for her latest single, ‘Hiding Away’, premiered via Amor Magazine.

The four-minute production features the East London songstress sounded by nature, reflecting on the aftermath from being betrayed.

‘Hiding Away’ is taken from her debut EP ‘Much Better’. Check out the video below:

New Music Video: Rise – Anne-Fay

ANNE-FAY unveiled a simple yet stunning black and white video for single ‘Rise’, which features the soulfully warm vocals from ZO! Gospel Choir.

Fay’s powerful instrumental takes centre stage and adds vibrant colours to the three-minute production. Absolutely breathtaking…have a listen below:

New Track: Surgery – REL

Hailing from LA, REL delivers a stunningly touching single entitled ‘Surgery’ which focuses on dysmorphia and eating disorders.

Describing her music as EVOCA-POP, the 23-year-old has received praises from major music tasters from her 2015 debut EP, ‘r.e.l’ and has generated over 2.1 million views on YouTube plus over one million streams on Spotify.

‘Surgery’ – an anthem for self-love and acceptance – is the first single from her three side visual album called ‘EVOCAPOP’. The latest offering is the third single on side A

Speaking of her latest project, REL said: “I’ve chosen to make a 3-side album to address each phase of healing as its own story and as part of a bigger story. I developed anorexia at a very young age (7) and struggled with it for many years. Side A tells the story of a first stage of healing – facing the problem, realizing you’ve been hurting yourself. Self compassion is the first step towards peace.”

I said it once and I’m going to say it again – ABSOLUTELY STUNNING – check it out below: