Song of the Day: When She Call – Anthony Seeker

Today spicy dish, comes from ANTHONY SEEKER’s latest single, ‘When She Call’.

Working in the music industry for 15 years, Anthony started out as a DJ – at the age of 16 – in his native country Jamaica, before moving to Canada, where he took his passion to another level and started producing beats and penning lyrics. The result is the summer-ready, ‘When She Call.’

‘When She Call’ made it to today’s hotspot as the three-minute number possesses an infectious reggae-driven bass with mainstream pop overtones; a combination that has the potential to find a place in the charts…see if you agree, have a listen!

‘When She Call’, is available now on all major music digital platforms, including iTunes and Spotify.

New Music Video: Down – Marian Hill

MARIAN HILL have arrived. The multi-talented duo made up of Jeremy Lloyd (music/lyrics/production) and Samantha Gongol (music/lyrics/vocals) have just dropped the mesmerising, must-see visuals for their smash track ‘Down’ which features on Apple’s new TV campaign for iPhone 7 & AirPods and they recently took to Jimmy Fallon for a stomping performance.

MARIAN HILL shift the classic paradigm of a woman on a stage and a man with a piano to a woman on a mic and a man with a laptop. Tempting paradox with a blend of blues and bass, acoustic and digital, classic and modern, the duo’s full-length debut ‘Act One’ and ‘Down’ have both caused huge waves since their release. Currently No. 19 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart and recently one of pop radio’s most added songs in the US, ‘Down’ entered the Top 20 of Spotify’s global Viral Chart, reached No. 1 on Shazam in the US and Canada and No. 5 on Shazam’s worldwide chart. Garnering praise from the likes of The FADER, Wonderland, The 405 and Beats 1, the duo have taken their one of a kind sound and live offering to SXSW this week.

Two years ago Sam and Jeremy wrote and recorded ‘Whisky’ during spring break in Jeremy’s parents’ basement. When they released it for free on Soundcloud later that summer it was the only song they’d written for the project, and in a little over a year’s time they had recorded their first EP in a bedroom, amassed millions of plays on various platforms, sold out shows across the US and featured in high-profile commercials.

Debut album ‘Act One’ released last year – with a physical release scheduled for March 24th – takes you on a journey through the complexities of modern relationships, with each song inhabiting a specific and charged relationship lyrically, melodically, and sonically. ‘I Know Why’ constantly transforms and reinvent itself as the vocals grapple with a secret while ‘Mistaken’ is the hardest of sax trap with a classic songwriting backbone. ‘Same Thing’ is the saddest part of the album, a haunting ballad depicting serene resignation of a doomed relationship, but castanets rise from the ashes as ‘I Want You’ closes out the night in a pure moment of optimistic electricity, a glance across a crowded room that changes everything.

Check out the video to their epic release, ‘Down.’

Upcoming Release: Fireman – Jake Aldridge (ft. Lisa Ambrose)

Having gone to number one on Zone Radio’s Top 40 Charts, getting his track played on Playboy TV daily and receiving airplay on Tom Robinson’s BBC Introducing Mixtape, JAKE ALDRIDGE returns with ‘Fireman’. Fusing R&B, pop and hip-hop, Aldridge tells the captivating story of losing the person you love, a theme he is all too familiar with after losing his own father at the age of 11.

‘Fireman’ features singer-songwriter Lisa Ambrose, who recently won Battle Of The Bandstands, hosted by BBC Radio 1’s Rob The Bank. This led to Ambrose supporting Mark Ronson and now collaborating with Norwich-based hip-hopper.

Inspired by the likes of Tupac Shakur and Dr Dre, Jake believes his music is entirely honest and offers his fans an insight to his life and emotions. The song has been produced by Ninety II, an up and coming producer from Bristol.

‘Fireman’ is set for release via iTunes, Spotify, Deezer and many more on 7th April 2017.

New Track: Pretty Girls – SeeJay 100 (ft. TE dness)

seejay100-pretty-girls

SEEJAY100 is quickly growing into one of the scenes’ secret weapon, thanks to his run of recent bangers, and his latest release ‘Pretty Girls’ continues the ambush on our ears. Teaming up with one of the hottest underground rappers of current times, TE DNESS, the two make for a sharp, infectious track, coupled with a catchy hook, as they rap about their adoration for females with sharp deliveries and flows.

Fresh from his most recent release ‘Pull Up’ featuring Moelogo, SEEJAY100 gained a wealth of new support and kudos from his peers and music platforms alike, seeing him tipped as ‘One To Watch for 2017’ and garnering support from platforms such as Spotify, BBC and Voice Newspaper.

The rapper takes an inventive and inspired approach to his music, mixing up the flavours and inspirations, which has been a catalyst in him working with some of the scenes most highly rated emcees including, Cadet, Big Tobz, Bonkaz and Stormzy over recent months, and now with TE DNESS who has just delivered his first headline show to rapturous applause of fans and the scene.

The last 12 months have seen SEEJAY100 earn the support of new fans alongside the music gatekeepers and tastemakers. With a fresh new single already in the pipeline set to follow ‘Pretty Girls’, SEEJAY100 is set to ensure that his name won’t be missed in 2017.

Check out the video to ‘Pretty Girls’.

New Track: Madness – Mist

madness-mist

After smashing 2016 with his debut E.P ‘ M I S To The T ‘, selling out tours and racking up millions of views on YouTube, MIST is back with another heavy Steel Banglez production entitled ‘Madness’.

The Birmingham rapper landed a spot on the highly coveted BBC 1Xtra ‘Hot for 2017’ list and is the most popular unsigned act on Spotify in the UK across all genres; both major accolades to start the year with.

The latest single shows the rapper reflecting on his life and career and the accompanied video, which dropped via GRM Daily last week, has already hit well over one million views. This week 1Xtra’s DJ Target  picked up ‘Madness’, as his ‘Radioactive’ track of the week.

Time to check out the hype; watch the video to ‘Madness’

Song of the Day: Rise – Laurrhie Brouns

ascension-golden-seeds-of-light-ep-cover

OK peeps, it’s time to put your New Year’s Resolution to the test with single Rise by fiery singer-songwriter LAURRHIE BROUNS.

As you will hear from the four-minute must listen, the Haitian/Dutch powerhouse puts her rich soulful/modern R&B spin on K-Pop (in which she calls EuroKPop), creating a real sugary and spine tingling sensation.

rozeheadlollylaurrhiebrouns

Her K-Pop/Soulful combo hasn’t fallen by the waste side: The 26-year-old performed three times at the huge Arena in Amsterdam for a crowd of 50,000 people at a time and also shared the stage with heavyweights including Emeli Sandé and Bob Marley’s legendary band The Wailers, whilst club touring across Netherlands.

In 2012, the upbeat pop songstress took her talent to new heights and auditioned for The Voice of Holland and instantly became the viewer’s favorite and was dubbed “The discovery” & “The one to watch”.

Now that’s all the credentials over with, it’s time to check out Rise. The single is taken from her EP, Ascension: Golden Seeds of Light, released in November on all major music outlets, including iTunes and Spotify.

Song of the Day: Stefski & Hutch – Keep it Together

stepski-and-hutch-video-clip

After a mad dash to get all those Christmas presents for friends and love ones, you guys must be tired as hell…so I thought I serve up a very soothing dish of the day, ‘Keep It Together’ by indie-pop/classic rock duo STEFSKI & HUTCH. The leading single is taken from their latest five-track EP entitled ‘Classic Rock?!?’, available now on Spotify.

I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas – enjoy it wherever you are! For now, just relax and check out the video for ‘Keep It Together.’

Song of the Day: Kemosabe – NoMBe

NowMbe

Having previously scored success with California Girls, which stole the #1 spot on both the Spotify US Viral Top 50 and the Hype Machine popular chart, NoMBe dropped another avant-garde single Kemosabe released late last month.

Featuring dreamy soundscapes with NoMBE‘s bluesy and sultry vocals, the three-minute Nu-Soul banger is set to continue the much deserved hype as it already seen support from SPIN, Hypetrak and Wonderland, as well as peaking at #2 on the Hype Machine.

Hailing from Heidelberg in Germany, 23-year old Noah McBeth relocated to L.A in 2013 and has since taken the scene by storm, turning his hand to producing a number of up-and-coming artists alongside working on his own signature sound.

Come on, experience the future of soul music and listen to Kemosabe.

New Track! We Run This -J. KAS

Up and coming hip-hop artist and songwriter J.KAS has unleashed his latest track We Run This. The single is the first release from the spanking new EP The MVP Project, released on Friday available on iTunes,Spotify, Google Play & Amazon Music.

Before you head off to check out the six-track EP, watch the video to We Run This.

video directed, by Cubik Olympic

Star Song: Forever Strange – Madalena Alberto

Madalena Alberto

Today’s song is the stunning Forever Strange, the new single by MADALENA ALBERTO.

Portuguese -born MADALENA ALBERTO  moved to London, where she developed a fruitful career in the musical theatre. She received raving reviews for portraying Fantine in the acclaimed 25th Anniversary production of Les Miserables.

MADALENA ALBERTO is also a singer/songwriter and has generated respect from musicians on the local music scene, as well as gaining a huge fan base. Well it comes to no surprise – when you listen to Forever Strange, it won’t be hard to figure out why she’s so respected. Recorded at Songreel Studios in London, this untampered production shows off the songstress simply-breathless vocals, which turns all gutsy towards the end. Absolutely stunning.

If you’ve fallen in love with Forever Strange, you can go over to her Spotify page and listen to her other simply magical songs.

For now, take a peek at the video for Forever Strange.