Artist Review: Scotty Seed – Self-Titled EP

Review by: Justyn Brodsky

A plethora of versatility and a hypnotically infused energy in his signature sound, Scotty Seed delivers us an electronic explosion with his new Self-Titled EP.

With tracks that serve up different styles reminiscent of 80s electronic music and today’s EDM sensibility, Scott puts forth the perfect blend of strong visceral beats that could tear off the roof of any club, with very well crafted hooks that really define his style and identity as an artist.

Each song is brilliant in a sense that we get a grasp on different angles of Scott‘s artistic merit that shares equal parts originality and familiarity, giving his audience a taste of something fresh yet still recognizable and identifiable. They’re songs that have an insatiable energy that never wavers, and has melodically placed hooks and choruses that really draw you in to his stylistic qualities with several diligent additives to each song. This record has recognizable features, but as a whole stands out in its own right and proves Scott is his own identity of his musical caliber.

These songs are perfect for any high energy and well-paced atmosphere, whether it’s at a club, in your car or on prominent radio stations. Scott‘s EP is beyond a brilliant contribution to today’s realm or electronically infused music, with his own dynamic take on the genre with many musicianship factors. The EP is currently available on several digital music retailers and streaming platforms right now. You’ll be more than glad you gave it a listen.

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Artist Review: Jacobs Ladder Here And Now – Self Titled EP

Review by: Justyn Brodsky

Every now and then, we discover a voice that is truly versatile and triumphantly unique. Encompassing a sound that is equally exotic as it is visceral, we get a stroke of hypnotic bliss with Jacobs Ladder Here And Now‘s debut Self-Titled EP.

The artist behind this project is a trifecta of many trades, including the roles of a professional singer, songwriter and producer. Formerly with Warner Brothers, Jacobs Ladder Here And Now, now on her own uphill path as a solo artist, comes out swinging with her anthemic tracks from her debut record and brings forth a sound that really defines her and gives her identity. Combining an exotic Pop sound with dynamically melodic Indie elements, This EP delivers up a signature style perfect for the modern realm. With ambient beats and atmospheric chord progressions carrying the aura behind her sassy vocal approach, her song “Love And Understanding” casts out the perfect demonstration of Jacobs Ladder Here And Now‘s craft and musical essence.

Comprised of well-placed verses, well-paced tempos and a chorus that is dangerously catchy and reminiscent of Björk-like sensibilities, this track brings her signature vocal textures to the forefront. The song has a unique balance and composure that utilizes minor key signatures and diligently placed vocal harmonies that really give this song true character. The depth of the song goes beyond your expectations as compared to artists of a similar caliber, and really keeps you at the edge of your seat with a stunningly versatile approach that is unlike anything else you’ve heard. The same can also be said about her other track from this record, “Opening”, a song that delivers more as an anthem rather than just another track. This song is definitely a treat, and a real journey into her artistic merit that captures the heart of the project. This song, combined with the others, embraces the entirety of both the production and performance value that this EP offers up. It’s a great collection of songs that really grow on you immediately.

The best part of these tracks are the staying power – the power to stay with you even after its over. This is a record you’ll be coming back to time and time again, and will never get old. It’s the perfect contribution to today’s modern Pop and Indie elements.

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Press Release: Grey Smith Gears Up To Release His Upcoming EP “Ghost Notes” On 2/1/19

Article by: Justyn Brodsky

Honing his craft with a signature sound comprised of anthemic beats, spacey vibes and versatile rhyming structures through a series of hypnotic bars and measures, Hip Hop artist Grey Smith gears up to release his upcoming EP Ghost Notes.

The songs on this upcoming record are an innovative welcoming into 2019 with its modernized and multifaceted qualities that parallel both performance and production value. They are viscerally melancholic tracks with an electronically infused edge that showcases Grey‘s artistic merit through melodic use of ambient beats in an atmospheric aura. His mid-ranged voice is clean, smooth and glides through verses with diligent lyrical punchlines that are equally captivating as they are thought provoking.

One of the key components of Ghost Notes is the EP’s consistency. There is a glistening vibe through every instrumental and really delves into a space-like realm that delivers up a unique modern twist to today’s Hip Hop era. The approach is fascinating, effective and nostalgic. But definitely sustains an essence of familiarity as well as originality. It’s the right direction for today’s Hip Hop and Grey really puts together a tasty chemistry that’ll help guide the way.

Ghost Notes is slated for release on February 1st, 2019, and will be available on several digital music retailers and streaming platforms. Mark your calendars, you’ll be glad you did.

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Press Release: Giovi Slated To Release His Hypnotic Re-Imagination And Cover Of “In The Air Tonight” On 11/1/19

Article by: Justyn Brodsky

Delving into ambient song structures and multifaceted production value with his authentic style, rising artist/producer Giovi gears up to release his innovative re-imagination and EDM/Dance cover of Phil Collins’ iconic hit song “In The Air Tonight”.

Countless artists have fostered the idea of releasing their own versions of songs we’ve all come to know and love, and some have even entered the industry specifically from doing this successfully. But when it comes to the masterful production techniques of Giovi, he is doing something different with the concept – he is releasing his version of the song in an entirely different genre and format.

As opposed to just covering a song and giving it a different spin with your own version primarily from vocals, Giovi really crafts the song in an entirely different light and showcases a brilliant re-imagination of the hit song and even puts different angles on it that gets you to appreciate it in new ways you’ve never heard. His electronically infused signature sound offers up a hypnotic beat structure that is fast-paced compared to the original version of the song, and diligently works with the song’s melodies and chord progressions to fit his style like a glove. This version is very ambient, energetic and viscerally soothing with feel good vibes that out a brilliant edge into the song’s entire aura. It’s the perfect reminiscence of originality and familiarity, giving his audience a taste of something new and fresh of something that is still recognizable and identifiable.

Whether it’s in your car or at the club, Giovi‘s version of “In The Air Tonight” is an absolute gem that encompasses his passion as an artist, and versatility as a producer. The song officially drops on November 1st of 2019 and will be available on digital music retailers and streaming platforms everywhere. Mark your calendars!

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Artist Review: Bami – “Stream Of His Grace” EP

Review by: Justyn Brodsky

Captivatingly talented with her voice and spiritually authentic in her message, rising Gospel artist Bami brings us on a modernized journey into the realms of uplifting our Faith in God with her much awaited versatile new EP Streaming Of His Grace.

Bami‘s sound is explosive, multifaceted and graciously fun with a ton of multi-genre additives and flavorful beats on this 4-track record. Her electronically-infused sound combines an array of funky riffs, hypnotic jazzy tempos and a salsa/tropical and Latin edge that brings out her voice very effectively and tastefully. Her mid-ranged voice tackles very spiritual content about her Faith in the Lord and really brings a new and fresh approach to the legacy of Gospel music with her compellingly dynamic production and highly intricate song structures.

Delving into the songs themselves, the musicianship factors are unwavering. The rhythmic tempos are extremely neat and tidy and grasp onto composition techniques reminiscent of many jazz and fusion eras, but that’s just one of many components. Her Pop elements also add to the intuitive song structures and really helps carry Bami‘s voice in a way that is front and center, with very tasteful melodies in her vocal approach that resonate perfectly with the bluesy rhythms and chord progressions. This is a modern day triumph of Gospel music that could easily take on a life of its own, and really showcases an amazing range of production techniques and songwriting structures that are rare in Gospel music, if not new altogether.

The most striking part of Streaming Of His Grace is the originality. The record does not emulate any other artist and Bami really delves into a signature sound that is in her own right. You can draw comparisons to her if you think hard enough, but there’s no question that her approach in Gospel is anything but ordinary. If you’re looking for a spiritual record that is also musically fascinating and compelling, then Streaming Of His Grace will absolutely blow your mind.

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Artist Review: Peltier – “Duality” EP

Review by: Justyn Brodsky

A record that is musically blissful and emotionally visceral, we get a vast array of beautiful moods and landscapes from artist/producer Peltier‘s newest EP, Duality.

From behind the creative mind of a producer lies a signature sound and a stylistic niche. Combine this with the artistic merit of that same producer, and we have Duality. Comprised of 3 tracks that diligently explore musical emotions and a visual journey into the audio realm.

The first track, “That Spot”, demonstrates the signature touches and vibes that play out through the duration of each track. A perfect introductory tale of the digital world of electronic and EDM that Peltier creates. One thing that is most notable about this track is the effectiveness it has as an instrumental track. The song starts out subtle and ominous, and grasps onto many different layers and components as the song plays out. It’s a more laid back and anthemic beat that heavily expresses moods through the crafted melodies that overlay the song.

Next number, “Sensible Touch”, sticks to a similar recipe as its predecessor, but begins to explore different angles in both writing and production sequences. The synths in both tracks parallel each other beautifully, showcasing the brilliant melody choices Peltier utilizes throughout his song structures. This song is especially melodic in the same way, and continues to bring out the signature sound this EP resonates with.

The final track, “Harpoon”, is more rhythmic and energetic, but still maintains the ambience and textures that have been heard throughout the last two tracks. This song definitely ties the tracks together, almost the same way a trilogy does to films. It’s a resolution to the three songs, and a track that really brings Peltier‘s craft to the forefront in whole. The production quality is very relevant, consistent, and puts a modern visual bliss to audio recording and instrumental songwriting.

These are songs for the creative mind, an EP that delves deep beyond the surface of your emotions, and something you can listen to and relate with when you truly take them in. Peltier‘s Duality is anything but ordinary, and will keep you fascinated on what his future prospects may hold. You’ll also be enticed to look more into his background and prior releases. It’s a record that truly puts electronic music into the emotional realm.

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Artist Review: Hyyypnos – “Lie2Me” EP

Review by: Justyn Brodsky

With hypnotic beats, diligent mixes of genres and ambient vocal melodies, singer/producer Hyyypnos demonstrates his visceral production value and signature craft with his newest EP Lie2Me.

Comprised of four multifaceted tracks with different feature artists taking on the vocal roles, each track has its own moods and genre elements that add tasty ingredients to his electronically infused modern Hip Hop sound. One standout thing about this EP is the ambient approach to the songs. With something that could be described as spacey or dreamlike, the essence and aura of this record is captivating and surreal. It even has backup screams that are mixed in a way that is more hypnotic than death-metal oriented.

Another focal point of this record is the multifaceted production value. Between flavorful beats and intelligently crafted vocal melodies, the overall chemistry of the EP just has a great feel to it. There is real substance in these songs and there are several standout post-production sequences that really grab your attention and put an overall uniqueness to the EP’s duration. They’re melodic, identifiable and has a catchiness to it that’ll keep you coming back to these songs more than once. There are no one-trick pony methods whatsoever, this record is completely genuine.

Most notably, Lie2Me is anthemic enough where you’ll be enticed to delve more into Hyyypnos‘ discography as well as future prospects. He’s an artist both behind the vocal booth and behind the mixing board that can really develop songs with depth and a vast array of standout qualities of his caliber. His multi-genre approach is also something that’ll keep you watching to see what tricks he has up his sleeves on future releases. This artist, producer and EP is recommended to anyone and everyone out there who wants to capture the essence of the producer’s chair and the creative mind that sits in it, as well as lives and breathes the music that is created with it.

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