KATIE DRIVES - 'FAKE SMILES'
'Fake Smiles' The debut 4 track EP from Katie Drives is a pop rock masterpiece.
From the dark undertones of lead single 'Maniac' to the lighter more humorous ' Why Fall In Love When You Can Fall Asleep?', Katie showcases her vocal skill and song writing ability with style.
The EP explores feelings of defiance, fear and insecurity experienced by most young adults today.
Undeniably 'Fake Smiles' is a great toe tapper, but scratch the surface and listen to the lyrics and there is a deeper side to the record.
Due to be released on 6th of August 2021: katiedrives.com
KAWALA - 'PARADISE HEIGHTS'
With lockdown all but done, 'Paradise Heights' is a the perfect remedy for those post lockdown blues. An upbeat collection of forward looking tracks this mixtape didn't disappoint.
Reflecting upon the world we live in, Kawala don't hold back with lead single 'Angry Man' while keeping the foot tapping beats and catchy melody going.
The entire collection is uplifting, hopeful and forward looking. With live music making a steady return, this will be a sure fire winner with any crowd.
Overall Kawala have succeeded in creating a mixtape which promotes positivity while handling the serious issue facing the world today. Good job!!!
Available from July 23rd. 'Angry Man' can be streamed right now here: 'ANGRY MAN'
ED STAAL AND DOM PORTER JOIN FORCES TO RELEASE
SOULFUL NEW SINGLE ‘WITH YOU’
Ed Staal has teamed up with Bristol based producer Dom Porter for his latest release 'With You'.
Ed's voice effortlessly hits the spot with layer upon layer of silky smooth tones. Combined with Dom's production skills, this track fills you with old school chill out vibes with plenty of soul.
Lyrically 'With You' gives a very intimate perspective on love and commitment.
The track is from Ed and Dom's forthcoming EP project, 'With You' is a taste of great things to come.
Check it out here: With You
Mike Hilly Band - 'These Are The Days'
Mike Hilly Band's four track EP 'These Are The Days' is a country, rock extravaganza.
The opening track 'Alcohol the Shots' is a great opener leading to the anthemic hook of 'Lazy Sundays'.
With an awesome country vibe Mike Hilly Band have presented the world with a great little record.
Rocky enough for most rock fans and melodic enough to please the ears of everyone looking for new music. With a sprinkling of punk added to the mix. There is something here for everyone.
The band from Phoenix Arizona, is a little over a year old so this is just the start but boy oh boy, what a start.
You can stream it here: These Are The Days
Evanora 'Genghis Khan'
If it is a solid heavy metal act you are after then look no further than Evanora.
With its classic Heavy Metal sound, 'Genghis Khan' is full on from the get go.
With their Maidenesque riffs and superb drum work, Evanora have stayed true to their roots.
Guitars, drums and vocals all blend together expertly and are delivered with energy and passion.
The track is a superb example of modern day metal.
With Evanora, the future of Heavy Metal is in safe hands.
You can check it out here: Genghis Khan
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DREW CAGLE AND THE REPUTATION 'OFF THE WALL'
The latest single from Drew Cagle and the Reputation has just dropped and is available to stream right now.
"Off The Wall" ticks all the right boxes
Authentic Rock vibes...tick
Catchy as heck...tick
Written by Drew and Lance Cagle this track has everything a good rock track needs. And is sure to satisfy the cravings of any music fan.
Check it out here: 'Off The Wall'
LABRYINTHINE OCEANS RELEASE 'LIAR LIAR'
North East based duo Labyrinthine Oceans have just dropped their new single 'Liar Liar'.
Julia's vocals bring an emotive quality and energy to the track while Toby puts in a solid performance on bass, guitars et al.
The two piece, who hail from the North East of England, bring their brand of UK Grazz (Grunge and Jazz) to the ears of you lucky people, with a style that is undeniably unique.
'Liar Liar' is a real ear pleaser and a good sign of great things to come.
Available to stream here.