Category: Features

Posted on: February 28, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Stewart Taylor “Nightmares”

Stewart Taylor’s new single Nightmares showcases a tremendous vocal range and a production that ensures that both instrumentation and vocal sides are able to coalesce into one cohesive effort. The song utilizes the R&B of the late 1990s and early 2000s as a start point, ensuring that there’s a certain familiarity to Stewart’s voice. This ensures listeners’ attentions are focused on what is to follow. Nightmares is a welcome addition…

Posted on: February 28, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

May Fall “Sleep”

May Fall’s Sleep is a dreamy pop track that calls back to the days of New Wave for inspiration. With twinkling keys bolstering the alluring vox, SLeep is one of those efforts that will have fans singing along after their first experience. The song is coherent while keeping things interesting. Each of the tracks’s sections contributes something else to the effort. Sleep’s bridge is precisely what is needed to keep…

Posted on: February 27, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

APROPOS “Heartbreak” 

We’re floored by the tremendous range that APROPOS is able to achieve with his new single Heartbreak. The song builds off of the R&B of the late 1980s with bits of INXS and Bell Biv Devoe incorporated alongside modern sensabilities. The dynamism of this effort ensures that one will keep this on high rotation. There are so many twists and turns present in Heartbreak that fans will be finding something…

Posted on: February 27, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Nya “Selfish Reason”

On Selfish Rason, Nya is able to create tremendous emotional complexity while adding mightily to the song’s instrumentation. By putting the vox front and center from the onset, Nya’s able to draw listeners in. With the addition of drums and guitars to the mix, Selfish Reason ends up being a momentous track. Fans will be falling off of every word by the time that this single concludes. The strings that…

Posted on: February 26, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Ron Brunk “Nothing” 

Nothing is one of those tracks that listeners will have to play multiple times before they can properly appreciate everything that Ron Brunk has included here. There is a shuffling beat that firmly implants the melodies deep into listeners’ psyches, while Brunk’s rich vocals will keep listeners engaged with the song through its entire run time. The song builds off of REM and the charged political content of a Rage…

Posted on: February 26, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Ron Brunk “Be Somebody Reimagined”

On Be Somebody Reimagined, Ron Brunk is able to immediately draw listeners in with a high-energy rock track. Bringing in hints of punk and 1970’s radio rock, Brunk’s fuzzy guitars and punchy drums will tattoo their melodies deep into the minds and hearts of listeners. Including the secondary set of vocals for a call-and-response, Brunk is able to draw in fans of blues and early R&B. The track wil have…

Posted on: February 25, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Vixen Irish Style Red Ale (Old Bust Head)

Old Bust Head’s Vixen is an irish red ale, pouring from a 16-ounce can with a reddish brown coloration with a fair amount of light brown to tannish head. Lacing is ample as one continues the brew. There’s a small amount of bitterness that can be picked up here alongside hints of toasted malt, hazelnut and wheat/grains. I feel that the back and forth between more biting and sweeter elements…

Posted on: February 24, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Stylz Milleon “Good 2 Yuh”

On Good 2 Yuh, Stylz Milleon is able to create one of the catchiest singles we’ve heard so far this years. The rapid-fire lyrical delivery of Stylz Milleon both conveyes the song’s narrative while working with the single’s instrumentation to make a melody that will stick around long after listeners conclude the single. The dynamism experienced during Good 2 Yuh keeps things fresh the further one plumbs the depths of…

Posted on: February 24, 2024 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

MAKO Girls “AIN’T THINKIN BOUT YOU”

On Ain’t Thinkin About You, the MAKO Girls are able to craft an R&B track that is reverent to early 2000s pop while putting their own spin on the genre. There’s a booming bass beat, rich vocals, and a set of visuals that will have listeners sitting at the edges of their seats. Each of the performers are able to add to the single’s cohesion while poking through with their…

Posted on: February 20, 2024 Posted by: Kim Muncie Comments: 0

Alice the G00n’s single “CYA”

Alice the G00n’s single “CYA” has enjoyed considerable chart success, and she’s poised it for even greater heights with the recent release of its accompanying music video. Directed and conceptualized by Alice, the action-packed clip reflects a full-on effort to capture realistic physical action balanced with her artistic ambitions in footage that has no clear equal. The video for “CYA” fleshes out the song’s story of one tough ass-kicker dispensing…