Sleeping Babys – Resistor

Sleeping Babys are a five piece indie rock group hailing from Sidney, Australia. Their track “Resistor” has really caught our attention here at NeuFutur. The track features a powerful social message that reminds listeners that by hurting others “you only hurt yourself”. The lyrics ask the listeners to “resist” the idea that you can gain something by saying hateful things to others. I think this is personally one of the most touching subjects I’ve heard in popular music recently.

The song starts with a slow but powerful guitar lead in building up to Stacie beginning the song. After a few seconds the rest of the band join in to begin a impressive combination of harmony and nuanced arrangements. Her voice is deep and compelling voice, reminding you of a young Stevie Nicks or Tori Amos. She has great range going from quietly harmonizing to soaring on the track, providing a considerable amount of dimension and animation to her lyrics. You can hear in her voice the pain and dedication she has to the music.

Sleeping Babys have sort of an indie rock meets pop, with a little splash of possibly country sound. The instrumentation is spot on with the strings providing the mood for the song while hard hitting drums bring forth a dramatic force to really polish the song. The track is well composed with no lulls or dull spots.  I could see fans of artists such as Sheryl Crow or Lana Del Rey enjoying the powerful weighty vocals and lyrics. While fans of groups like Coldplay and U2 would be brought to the group with the arrangement of instruments.

I hope that we will hear more from Sleeping Babys soon, their strong message resounds saying “What if everything you said and everything you did mattered”?

 

 

Sleeping Baby’s/ Rock /Pop/ Indie /2017/ Self Published/ For more info and other tracks please visit https://www.facebook.com/SleepingBabys75/

Jackson Legg – OverEasy (She’s Always)

Jackson Legg is an artist that has caught our attention with the song “OverEasy (She’s Always)”. The single is a hard rocking tune with heartfelt lyrics, the sound is similar to early U2, splashed with a harder slightly faster sound. Jackson’s voice is perfectly matched with his instrumentation allowing the song to flow smoothly but still grab your attention. The production is solid with no mismatched sounding areas to the song, it flows organically and keeps you on your toes. I think this song would be popular with the bar scene becoming a sing along hit for listeners young and old.

 

Jackson Legg/ Self Published/ 2015 /www.jacksonlegg.com for more tracks
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Sonny Hunter – Times in Life

Sonny Hunter has released an amazing new Christian rock song called “Times in Life”. It’s a hard rock song that has a message. The song kinda reminds one of the hard Christian rock released in the late 90’s, similar sounding to Creed’s early album “My Own Prison” but with a modern twist.  The song is well composed, the instrumentation and vocals line up nicely to make a well rounded recording. Sonny’s music is bright and fun, I think that Sonny Hunter will be most successful with the music festival scene and with older adults.

 

 

Sonny Hunter – Times in Life / https://soundcloud.com/sonnyhunterrocks-1

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Will Jay – Leading Man

Will Jay’s new single “leading Man’ is great new pop song for the summer. It’s an up beat and fun single, the lyrics are playful but ask the question “why can’t he get a change”. The beat is produced masterfully, it easy going pop song that enhances Will’s lyrics. The arrangement make sure that each part of the song is equally presented.  I think that fans of Ed Shreean or Micheal Buble would enjoy Will Jay’s music. The video is alls really cute, it has a real fun sunny vibe, be sure to check it out!

Will Jay – Leading Man / http://www.willjaymusic.com/ / 2017

The SLVR Tongues – S-Class

The SLVR Tongues  new single “S-Class” has been one of the best songs I’ve came across this year. The vocalists are accompanied but a unique mixture of Country and Electric music, honestly they are almost like a Country version of the Chainsmokers. The song is produced well, the music is funk and fun and the arrangement is fantastic, nothing over powers each other.  It’s really refreshing to hear that Country music is expanding it’s wings and branching out. I would bet that the SLVR tongues really have the talent to branch out into popular music.

The SLVR Tongues / S-Class / 2017 / http://www.theslvrtongues.com/

Peter Tosh Museum Opening in Kingston

Legendary reggae star Peter Tosh forever changed the world and the reggae genre with his inimitable style. Near the thirtieth anniversary of his death (and the 40th of his best known song “Legalize It”, the Peter Tosh Museum is opening in Kingston, Jamaica. Continue reading “Peter Tosh Museum Opening in Kingston”

The Julie Ruin’s Hit Reset out 7/8/16

Set for release on LP, CD, digital, and cassette formats on Friday, July 8th, Hit Reset–which finds the band operating at the peak of their considerable talents–is The Julie Ruin’s first full-length since 2013’s Run Fast and the release of the biographical documentary The Punk Singer (which charts Kathleen Hanna’s career from the founding of Bikini Kill through to this latest iteration of The Julie Ruin).  The band has also shared a lyric video for the song, starring Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield as she listens to the song for the first time at SXSW.

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Coping strategies for dealing with self-consciousness

While there isn’t a quick fix to improve your self-confidence overnight, there are things you can do to  help you become more positive and accepting of yourself over time. If you’re looking for ways to cope with your self-consciousness, keep reading.

 

Treat the problemAPOFlow

 

Instead of letting it get the better of you, you could find a treatment to help you tackle the root cause of your self-consciousness. For instance, hair loss is a common worry among men. Although some guys are happy to embrace their receding or thinning hair, other aren’t and losing your locks can be a distressing situation to be in. If you’re not quite ready to accept your fading follicles, you may find comfort in learning that there are various treatments available that could help. For example, Alpecin shampoo is a caffeinated treatment that has been proven to be effective in triggering hair regrowth. If used regularly, this particular product can strengthen the hair roots and reduce the effects of hereditary hair loss. Alpecin is easily accessible from a range of outlets, including most high street chemists and online pharmacies like Lloyds Pharmacy.

 

Whether it’s your hair or another part of your  body that you’re unhappy with, finding ways to resolve your image woes may be easier than you think. If your skin is causing you concern, you could try adopting a better grooming routine and exfoliate your way to an improved complexion, or if you’re embarrassed by your teeth, you could speak to your dentist about suitable procedures that could help fix the problem.

 

Talk to someone

 

If you’re struggling with self-consciousness, the thought of verbalising your feelings may leave you in a cold sweat. However, talking to someone could actually be more helpful than you think. You could start by simply chatting to someone close to you, such as your partner, a family member or a friend. It’s likely that whoever you choose to speak to will be able to see past your insecurities and help you do the same. A discussion like this could also help you put your thoughts and feelings into perspective. If your perception of yourself is starting to affect your daily life, you might benefit from speaking to a professional, such as your GP.

 

Learn to accept yourself

 

Although it is much easier said than done, learning to accept yourself for who you are could help you conquer your feelings of self-consciousness. Instead of tormenting yourself over your imperfections, try to focus your attention on areas of yourself that you love. While making changes to your appearance might give your confidence a boost, self-acceptance is what you should aim for if you want to feel happy and satisfied within your own skin.

Coping with feelings of doubt and negativity towards your body and appearance can be tricky. However, taking some of these tips into consideration could help you to feel completely differently about yourself.

Upcoming 2016 Games

Some of you may know that I’ve always been an avid gamer. I play almost any roleplaying game that comes out for the PC. This past year I have played several games like Fallout 4 and Game of Thrones.Fallout_4_cover_art

I really enjoy using my computer to game because I don’t have to deal with the ever upgrading consoles like PlayStation or Xbox. It’s easier to replace items like RAM and video cards than to buy a whole different system.
When I play a video game I look for a few different things. First, topic. I don’t like games that you need a lot of back story to enjoy every game should be self-contained, tutorials should be learn as you go and take less than 10 minutes.

I don’t like games that take a long time to learn the rules. That’s why mobile games that are more casual are easy to play. My favorite mobile games are Candy Crush Saga, Yahtzee, and Pocket Mortys. I also enjoy card games like solitaire and blackjack and sometimes I like to try my luck and have my shoot of adrenaline on sites like Mansion Casino – they have lots of cool stuff on there and you can even play for free in practice mode. You can click here to try it.

I really think that gaming is a good way to relieve stress. Gaming can create another dimension where you can express yourself. For example, video games like Fallout 4 are even adding the ability to customize towns and structures in games combining the traditional RPG with simulation game, for a whole different experience.
2016 brings a New Year and whole new set of games to the table. Right now there are rumors that the Elder Scrolls series will be making another installment due before Christmas.

There is also talks the EA will be releasing the final game in the Mass Effect line, making 4 games in total. We really have a lot of new options coming later this year. One of the other games I’m hoping to another version of is World of Warcraft. When I was in college it was my favorite game. I use it as the gold standard when comparing the features of a new game. It makes it fun and exciting.