Exclusive Artist Review: Janelle – “Satisfied” & “One Step Further” Singles

Wisconsin-based recording artist Janelle may be a fresh face to the music market, but she is also one that demands your undivided attention. Artists can be dime a dozen these days, but there is honestly only one Janelle. Utilizing a vast array of influences and genre implementations, her signature sound is dynamically distinctive, naturally authentic and insatiably versatile; delivering a stylization that touches on equal parts originality, familiarity and authenticity. And her most recent singles “Satisfied” and “One Step Further” are perfect examples of this – and for good reason.

Starting off with her gain-driven and high energy banger “Satisfied”, this track has brilliant shades of Kelly Clarkson’s earlier hit songs, but offers up multiple distinctive layers of innovative ideas in both the production and performance value, two things that parallel perfectly in this song in particular. Janelle’s multilateral vocal parts throughout the track’s duration make diligent use of her vocal range, showcasing her high range as well as her more subtle breathy parts in the verses. She really gives it her all in this song, and her execution of this song lives right up to the song title. New fans that discover this song will, indeed, be satisfied.

Her second anchor single “One Step Further” is a hauntingly ominous track with brilliant triple harmonies, saxophone leads and several other brilliant musical textures that really give this swagger song the ambient atmosphere to make it a complete standout of its calibre. This song is much different from her other single, but you can still tell it’s the same artist. Once again, you can distinctively hear Janelle’s signature style in all of its authenticity, even if the entirety of the song’s aura is different, proving that she can take the wheel in her music in multiple different directions if she calls for it. Listening to both of these tracks back to back really gets you to hear just how multifaceted her vocal and writing style really is, shining a light on not only brilliantly structured songs but also being able to implement multiple musical layers without exiting from her authenticity. There are no theatrics needed in the production or performance value, she grabs onto several different angles and cohesively delivers them to the listener in a way that keeps them engaged in her specific stylization – and that is a rarity in today’s modern music world.

These two very dynamic singles also have staying power – the power to stay with you even long after it’s over. If you’ve never discovered Janelle previously, then these two singles will absolutely reel you in as an instant fan. She provides an aura that embraces those classic elements from yesterday’s more crucial music eras, but also brilliantly incorporates today’s more modern sensibility that isn’t over produced or over saturated in any way. She’s a naturally talented artist in every sense of the word, and these tracks are direct evidence of that. You’ll be eager to hear more after giving them a listen. Both tracks are available on Spotify, Apple Music and several other digital music streaming platforms.

Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5F7l2K0KbGlFNjyhWDSXfN


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Exclusive Artist Review: Jordan Hasto – “Blood Red Moon” & “Where Is Home” Singles

For the last ten years, Austin-based Alt-Rock recording artist Jordan Hasto has emerged onto the market with his uniquely versatile and catchy signature sound; drawing influences from a vast array of industry heavyweights like John Mayer, Jimmy Page, and Marvin Gaye respectively. Since hitting the ground running, Hasto has diligently put out an array of eclectic releases that showcase his multifaceted songwriting, authentic performance value and several crucial angles of his musicianship factors that really shine a light on his ability to write wholesome songs with deeper meanings behind them. And Hasto’s two newest anchor singles are perfect examples of this formula.

The first single is “Blood Red Moon”, an upbeat track with a funky guitar progression, smooth rhythm section and soulful vocals with thought provoking lyrics that immediately draw you in from the very first verse. Jordan Hasto’s ability to create an anthemic and atmospheric aura on this track is very apparent, utilizing multiple instrumental layers in the arena-like chorus including keyboard swells, melodic harmony placements and chorus-driven backup vocals that truly give this song an ambient atmosphere. It’s a track that you will easily find yourself identifying with lyrically while also fully embracing the soul soothing nature of the song’s instrumental structures. If this is your first discovery of Hasto’s discography, then you’ll become an instant fan from this song alone. It delivers a first impression that will easily stick with you.

The second new single is the more crunchy guitar-driven “Where Is Home”, definitely the highlight of both tracks and completely compliments the other. This atmospheric number really encompasses Hasto’s mid-to-high range vocal melodies and makes great use of the same ambient formula as the other track, but this time implements more crafty chord progressions that allow Hasto’s vocal structures to perform more at the forefront while adding a more innovative Pop sensibility with its production value that definitely makes it more of a standout of its calibre. It’s an Alt-Rock song that diligently balances both originality and familiarity in a way that garners the listener with tastes of something completely fresh yet still identifiable with its doses of nostalgia that take place in several parts of the song.

Overall, Jordan Hasto’s newest duo of singles have immense staying power – the power to stay with you even long after its over. They will also definitely entice new listeners to do a deep dive into his discography as well as keep a close eye (and ear) on future releases. We can’t recommend these songs highly enough. They are currently available on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and several other digital music streaming platforms.


•Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4QzF44KaTMjSGOINZWbxWs?si=0vzEoWbqRdaoR1dUrNf_FA

•Website: https://www.jordanhastomusic.com

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Exclusive Artist Review: Craymo – “One Love, One World (We Are One)” 20th Anniversary Freedom Mix

Award Winning Orlando-based Indie/Pop LGBTQ Recording Artist Craymo has graced our platform several times and has been a close friend of the Artist Reach camp since we came onto the market. Known for his very versatile and innovative signature sound, Craymo’s tendency to write catchy and anthemic songs is not only apparent, but inspirational as well – and he brings that concept to the forefront full circle with his 20th anniversary release for his hit “One Love, One World (We Are One)”.

Accompanied by a conceptual official music video, this uplifting reggaeton number has Craymo’s signature futuristic style with distinctively versatile and inventive melodies paralleled with the multifaceted and multilayered production value he is well known for. This song without reservation diligently lives up to its title and concept both musically and lyrically, serving up an atmosphere of powerfully wholesome lyrics that touch on many key social and societal issues ranging from equality, unity, conservation and human rights. It’s a song that will easily entice you with its catchiness and at the same time deliver a powerful message just about anyone can identify with. As always, Craymo’s mid-to-high range vocals are brilliantly executed with several implemented angles showcasing his knack for effective harmonies, structures and cohesive measures; giving his audience a taste of something fresh yet still identifiable among the Pop and EDM sensibility.

This song is also proof that even though it’s an oldie, it’s still very much a goodie. This reinvented and reimagined version of a classic song among Craymo’s discography is a more than coherent exercise of shining a light on how an artist evolves over time, and it’s truly an interesting listening experience when you take a listen to the original version of this song then jump into the new version. Craymo’s ability to innovate his sound is more than apparent with this version and every one of his releases have successfully raised the bar from its predecessor just about every time.

“One Love, One World” has also garnered several awards and has been a huge impact on its own merit with its positive humanitarian message, which is expressed through Craymo himself as one of his primary goals with this song specifically. The track won the “Best Pop Dance Song”” and Best Pop Dance Mix” categories in the Fall 2021 Clouzine International Music Awards. The music video also recently won the “Award of Excellence” in the 2022 One-Reeler Short Film Competition and is currently a Finalist for “Best Pop Music Video” in the 2022 Indie Music Channel Awards in Los Angeles. The original music video won “Best Video” in the Worldwide Music Contest. The original song also won the “Best Song” category in the Hollywood Spiritual Film Festival. “One Love, One World” upon its release successfully became a top 10 download for ten consecutive years on the United Nations Project UNESCO website New Songs forPeace.org and was used as a learning aid to teach English to impoverished children in Pang Liu village in China. School teachers from all over the world started downloading the song, teaching to their students who then performed the song at their schools across the USA, Australia, China, Canada and the UK.

Overall, the 20th Anniversary version of this song not only revisits one of Craymo’s most notable and award winning releases, but also reimagines it with several innovative flavors to make it a standout of its calibre. We highly encourage you to take a listen to the original version of the song first, then this new version – that way you can hear just how much Craymo has evolved with his ability as an artist both conceptually and musically. You will not be disappointed in the least. Craymo always delivers the goods and this time is no different, and if anything, he had successfully stepped up his game even more.

Both versions of “One Love, One World” are available on Spotify, Apple Music, ITunes and several other digital music streaming platforms. Be sure to also connect with Craymo with his official links below.


•Website: https://www.craymo.com
•YouTube: https://www.YouTube.com/Craymo
•Twitter: https://www.Twitter.com/Craymo
•Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/Craymo.music
•Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/Craymomusic

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