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NYC based songwriter Carvi takes her worldly experiences and showcases her mutli-genre sound on her new single, “VIBE,” ahead of her EP, Fuel the Crazy, due out this Fall.  “The hypnotizing tune will have you hooked from the first five seconds and inspire you to be the best you.” (Celebmix)    The album examines many tribes and tribulations of everyday life, and it takes listeners on a journey through the ins and outs of love.     LISTEN TO “VIBE”

 


Austin-based, hard/alternative artist, Hanna Barakat, announces her album, Siren, (August 16, 2019), produced by John Moyer (Disturbed). “In it she deftly weaves hard rock energy with Middle Eastern scales and vocal acrobatics. An amalgam of genres and vocal style, Barakat isn’t afraid to go where she thinks the music should take her.” (Parade MagazineBorn in Texas to an American mother and a Lebanese father, Barakat spent her early years traveling around the world with her family. Barakat pays homage to her roots  on the album.  “Blending active rock, metal, and her considerable World music influences, Hanna has a voice and style that demands your attention.” (Ghost Cult Magazine“The new song is a vocally powerful performance by the Texas-native driven by compelling songwriting and thunderous production.” (Substream MagazineBorn in Texas to a Lebanese father and American mother,  Barakat combines a variety of influences. “While proudly paying homage to her roots, Barakat has cultivated her own style that merges Arab-Oriental influences with her love of rock music for a stunningly unique and original sound.” (Metal Nexus Pure Grain Audio declares, “Artists come and go like skin cells but, sometimes, there are those that truly stand out for their immense talents.”  LISTEN TO SIREN 

 


Washington DC-based, soul/funk project, Rhymes Band  ft. Summer Dennis, announce the dynamic and fun video “The Party” from their upcoming album Second Smmer, due out November 8, 2019!   The funky record sees singer Dennis give thanks for the simplest things in life with a passionate vocal performance over a smooth groovy backdrop.” (EARMILK) Rhymes have acquired media accolades, including appearances on EARMILK, Soulbounce, Celebmix, Great Day Washington, and Blog Talk Radio.  WATCH “THE PARTY”// LISTEN TO FAITH AND PROOF  


New York-based artist, KYOSi,  releases  her impassioned new EP, Negative Space.  “The 3-track ethereal pop EP sounds equal parts haunting and dreamy, but it’s much more than just beats. Each track delivers its own message serving as a stepping stone to the next one. It’s easy to hear that the EP is not just a collection of songs, but a carefully crafted anthology that serves as a political commentary on the current administration and the injustices being faced nationwide. ” (Run the Trap)  Receiving high accolades from Substream, EARMILK, and more, EP a blend of ethereal pop, folk, and nods to jazz. Negative Space takes listeners on a journey through grief and anger by exploring themes ranging from class politics, race and gender issues, to the coercion of capitalism. The EP serves as a political commentary on the current administration and the injustices being faced nationwide. LISTEN TO NEGATIVE SPACE  

 


Austin-born, idiosyncratic singer-songwriter Jackie Venson  releases her new video, “Joy,” album, JOY. “Throughout scenes of struggle with a failed relationship and nighttime pills, Venson keeps a smile on, powerfully exhibiting her unfazed reaction to strife.” (EARMILK)  Forbes just named her one of   “15 Women-Fronted Musical Acts Getting Their Due At SXSW 2019” alongside Billie Eilish.  She has been named “Best Guitarist” in the Austin Music Awards. She is third woman in 37 years and first African American woman to do so. Show dates HERE.  “Jackie Venson continues to morph into a soul’d up St. Vincent and we couldn’t be more excited for it….thrilling guitar work and powerful vocals with booming synths and both electronic and live drums.” (OVRLD The track and album follow up an exciting 2018, during which Venson released several singles to rave reviews from a number of well-regarded publications including, AfroPunk, Grammy.com, EARMILK, NPR Music, She Shreds Magazine, Guitar Girl Magazine, and more. She has already supported the likes of Aloe Blacc, Curtis Harding, TV on the Radio, Gary Clark Jr and Earth Wind and Fire to name a few, as well as performing at a plethora of prestigious festivals including Austin City Limits, SXSW, John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival and Open Air Blues Festival. WATCH “JOY”//  LISTEN TO JOY 

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