Song of the Day: Awake With Crystal Eyes – K O D A E

Easing you into the weekend is emerging R&B/Pop group, K O D A E with their sultry debut single, ‘Awake With Crystal Eyes’.

Formed in the spring of 2019 the five-piece act’s unique backgrounds brings a fresh new flavour to the Canadian music table with this latest offering: Annie da Silva’s velvety voice and cutting lyrics, Owen Mcpherson’s gospel roots on the deep five, Seyoung Lee’s lush jazz textures on the keys, Curtis Sauer’s ambitious groove on the drums and Eric Osborne’s fluid harmonies on the guitar.

Recorded at The National Music Centre, ‘Awake With Crystal Eyes’ is one of the three singles leading up to their first full length album to be recorded in the spring of 2021. Check out the uber classy track below…

 

itsnatevendahk Drops Track ‘Wedontdoitlikethat’ + Video

ITSNATEVENDAHK‘s latest drop, ‘Wedontdoitlikethat’ features a heavenly neon twist on 80s soul. The single will form part of his upcoming album “Wedontdothatanymore”.

You may have noticed that the title of the song and album are a series of words formed into one – but there’s definitely a method behind itsnatevendahk’s madness. He explains:
“These titles originated from a keyboard tutorial found on YouTube, in which a teacher is explaining how “We don’t do that anymore, we don’t do it like that” referring to a way of playing soul chord progressions in the 80’s. I ended up taking these chords and re-arranging/manipulating them into different forms, eventually to be referenced throughout the album and especially in Wedontdoitlikethat.”

The Manchester-based musician – whose real name is Sam Frost – has been self-releasing music over the past few years. His last album, ‘the :0 tape’ came out in 2018, leaving a sweet kiss on the local music scene. Since then, he has been working on new music and refining his sound, which has been known as ‘Smooth experimental pop with RnB influences’.

Check out the video for ‘Wedontdoitlikethat’ below…

OUT TODAY: Listen To Céline & The Blue’s Single, ‘Crave Love’

Known for producing uplifting soulful jazz numbers, CÉLINE AND THE BLUE decided to start the New Year with a slightly fresh sound…

Showcasing the jazz quintet as multifaceted musicians, their brand new single, ‘Crave Love’ boasts splashes of soul, trickles of rock elements, and jazzy cadences, which explores emotions such as helplessness, vulnerability, and grief. The song was initially about heartbreak, but soon transformed into a sweet melancholy representing the current trying times, where craving love is the ultimate in vain endeavour.

Out today on download and streaming platforms, ‘Crave Love’, is the last single before their EP’s release this year…why not have a listen to ‘Crave Love’ below…

 

 

 

 

 

New Lease Music’s Top Ten Albums Of 2020

NEW LEASE MUSIC presents Top Ten Albums of 2020. Each album/EP on the list demonstrates the artists/acts’ undeniable ability of pushing the boundaries in hip-hop, R&B, punk rock and folk music. So hang around and check out these top albums at your leisure.

Be sure to look out for NEW LEASE MUSIC’s Top Ten Songs of 2020, coming out later today.

10. FLYMIX VOL.1 – FLY VON

9. TIME I GOT GOIN’ – HOUSE ABOVE THE SUN

8. DREAM TEAM: A STOKELY HATHAWAY JOINT – GRIFF/SCORCESE

7. ALMANAC – NERU THEE FOURTH FUGEE

6. STILLBORN FLOWERS – RAIN TO RUST

5. BEATS AND PIECES: VOLUME TWO – JOSHUA LUKE SMITH

4. MUSE – ASTHA TAMANG-MASKEY

3. T.H.B – tHbENJ

 

2. The Silence vol. 1 – BLESSIN F

1. bad – ricco barrino

 

 

 

Song of the Day: Breathe, Reimagined – Adreyn Cash (ft. La Swave)

Following the successful release of ‘Killshot’, ADREYN CASH teams up with Mobo unsung Finalist La Swave, an Essex based rapper/producer, on the new single, ‘Breathe Reimagined’, the third single to be released from his Re:Imagined Series.

With Adreyn’s smooth alternative sound, La Swave’s Joe Budden inspired UK flow and Producer Aaron Baker’s pop/ RnB track, the trio offers up  a fully reimagined version of the original ‘Breathe’.

Jamaican born, British artist Adreyn Cash has been making a big impact in the Pop/RnB world with his music being premiered on BBC 1Xtra, with further support from Reprezent Radio, Elicit Magazine, and Link Up TV, among others, and has garnered over 100,000 streams on Spotify alone.

With only less than a month away to the new year, Adreyn intends on finishing strong in 2020 with ‘Breathe Reimagined’…check out this bad boy joint below…